FrightFest 2008
The Disappeared The Disappeared
The Disappeared and Death Race
Autopsy (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Adam Gierasch; Writer: Jace Anderson, Adam Gierasch, EL Katz; Stars: Robert Patrick, Jenette Goldstein, Ross McCall, Michael Bowen, Robert LaSardo, Jessica Lowndes, Ashley Schneider, Eric F. Adams, Arcadiy Golubovich, Ross Kohn, Ryan O'Quinn)
After a car accident, Mardi Gras revellers find themselves in a hospital with a sinister secret.
Bad Biology (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Frank Henenlotter; Writer: Frank Henenlotter, RA Thorburn; Stars: Charlee Danielson, Anthony Sneed, Tom Kohut, James Glickenhaus, Eleonore Hendricks )
Shlocky horror from Basket Case director Henenlotter sees a multi-clitorised woman cross paths with a man who has been feeding steroids to his penis.
The Brøken (The Broken) (Country: UK; Year: 2008; Director: Sean Ellis; Writer: Sean Ellis; Stars: Lena Headey, Melvil Poupaud, Richard Jenkins, Asier Newman, Michelle Duncan, Ulrich Thomsen), Official Site, Trailer
A woman's life begins to spiral out of control after she sees her doppelganger. Read our with Sean Ellis.
Bubba's Chili Parlor (Country: US; Year: 2005; Director: Joey Evans; Writer: Chris Daly, Joey Evans; Stars: Chris Daly, S. Mike Davis, Audrey Elizabeth Evans, Brad Kane, Sarah Pettit)
Disease infected chilli has some spicy results for the residents of rural Texas.
The Chaser (Chugyeogja) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2008; Director: Na Hong-jin; Writer: Hong Won-Chan, Lee Shinho, Na Hong-jin; Stars: Kim Yun-seok, Ha Jung-woo, Seo Yeong-hie, Jung In-gi, Park Hyo-ju)
A dirty cop runs a call girl racket... but discovers the girls that keep disappearing may not just be running away.
The Strangers The Strangers
The Strangers and Martyrs
Death Race (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Paul WS Anderson; Writer: Paul WS Anderson; Stars: Jason Statham, Ian McShane, Joan Allen, Tyrese Gibson, Robin Shou, Natalie Martinez, Janaya Stephens, Jacob Vargas, Nathalie Girard, Robert LaSardo, Frederick Koehler), Official Site, Trailer
A prisoner is offered his freedom if he can win a motor race - but just staying alive is hard enough!
The Dead Outside (Country: UK; Year: 2008; Director: Kerry Anne Mullaney; Writer: Kris R. Bird, Kerry Anne Mullaney; Stars: Sandra Louise Douglas, Alton Milne, Sharon Osdin, Vivienne Harvey, John Erskine, Phylis Douglas, Robin Morris, Max Adair, , , ), Official Site
After a viral plague has devastated the populace, two survivors find themselves confronting an even worse threat in the form of an enigmatic stranger.
The Disappeared (Country: UK; Year: 2008; Director: Johnny Kevorkian; Writer: Johnny Kevorkian, Neil Murphy; Stars: Harry Treadaway, Greg Wise, Alex Jennings, Finlay Robertson, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Ros Leeming, Bronson Webb, Georgia Groome, Lewis Lemperuer Palmer, Jefferson Hall, Tyler Anthony), Official Site, Trailer
A youth released from a mental hospital tries to get back to normal but is haunted by the voice of his younger brother, who disappeared.
Eden Lake (Country: UK; Year: 2008; Director: James Watkins; Writer: James Watkins; Stars: Thomas Turgoose, Kelly Reilly, Michael Fassbender, Bronson Webb, Jack O'Connell, Shaun Dooley, Finn Atkins, Eliza Elkington, James Gandhi, Alyssa Cooper, Thomas Gill), Official Site, Trailer
A young couple spending a romantic weekend in the woods fall foul of an angry group of teenagers.
Fear(s) Of The Dark (Peur(s) Du Noir) (Country: France; Year: 2007; Director: Blutch, Charles Burns, Marie Callou, Richard McGuire, Pierre Di Sciullio, Lorenzo Mattotti Screenwriters: Jerry Kramsky, Pirus, Romaine Slocombe, Etienne Robial)
Ten animations from the dark side.
Eden Lake Eden Lake
Eden Lake and Timecrimes
From Within (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Phedon Papamichael; Writer: Brad Keene; Stars: Elizabeth Rice, Thomas Dekker, Kelly Blatz, Laura Allen, Adam Goldberg, Rumer Willis, Margo Harshman, Brittany Robertson, Jared Harris, Steven Culp, Amanda Babin)
Evil comes from within in this smart, supernatural thriller, set in a small extremist evangelical town that is mysteriously afflicted with serial suicides. Up-and-coming cast includes Elizabeth Rice, Thomas Dekker, Laura Allen, and Rumer Willis.
I Know How Many Runs You Scored Last Summer (Country: Australia; Year: 2008; Director: Stacey Edmonds, Doug Turner; Writer: Doug Turner; Stars: Jai Koutrae, Stacey Edmonds, Az Jackson, David Gambin, Ben Paul Owens, Aaron Scully, Alex Sideratos, James Winter, Otto Heutling, Arianna Starr, Doug Turner)
Comedy horror sees former school cricketer try to knock his old team for six.
Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer (Country: Canada; Year: 2007; Director: Jon Knautz; Writer: John Ainslie, John Ainslie, Jon Knautz, Jon Knautz, Trevor Matthews, Patrick White; Stars: Trevor Matthews, Robert Englund, Rachel Skarsten, James A. Woods, Daniel Kash, Ashley Bryant, Stefanie Drummond, Meghanne Kessels, David Fox, Meg Charette, Kristyn Butcher)
Camp horror about a young plumber driven to rage every time he hears Bobby Darin's Beyond The Sea, who finds an interesting outlet for his anger.
Let The Right One In (Låt Den Rätte Komma In) (Country: Sweden; Year: 2008; Director: Tomas Alfredson; Writer: John Ajvide Lindqvist, based on his novel of the same name.; Stars: Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar, Henrik Dahl, Karin Bergquist, Peter Carlberg, Ika Nord, Mikael Rahm, Karl-Robert Lindgren, Anders T. Peedu, Pale Olofsson)
A touching story of first romance... with a side-serving of horror.
The Midnight Meat Train (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Ryuhei Kitamura; Writer: Jeff Buhler, based on a novella from Clive Barker's Books Of Blood; Stars: Bradley Cooper, Vinnie Jones, Leslie Bibb, Brooke Shields, Tony Curran, Roger Bart, Peter Jacobson, Dan Callahan, Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson, Barbara Eve Harris, Hawk Younkins), Official Site, Trailer
A photographer stalks a serial killer who picks off his victims on the LA underground.
The Midnight Meat Train The Midnight Meat Train
The Midnight Meat Train and Fear(s) Of The Dark
Mirrors (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Alexandre Aja; Writer: Alexandre Aja, Grégory Levasseur, Sung-ho Kim; Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Paula Patton, Cameron Boyce, Erica Gluck, Amy Smart, Mary Beth Peil, John Shrapnel, Jason Flemyng, Tim Ahern, Julian Glover, Josh Cole), Official Site, Trailer
Something nasty is lurking through the looking glass...
Martyrs (Country: France, Canada; Year: 2008; Director: Pascal Laugier; Writer: Pascal Laugier; Stars: Morjana Alaoui, Mylène Jampanoï, Catherine Bégin)
After being abducted and abused when she was younger, a young girl seeks revenge on those she believes to be responsible. Plus read our .
Mum And Dad (Mum & Dad) (Country: UK; Year: 2008; Director: Steven Sheil; Writer: Steven Sheil; Stars: Perry Benson, Dido Miles, Olga Fedori, Ainsley Howard, Toby Alexander, Toby Cooper), Official Site, Trailer
Brit horror, sees an airport worker face the perils of a close-knit family. In cinemas and on DVD this Boxing Day. Plus read our with Perry Benson.
Red Mist (Freakdog) (Country: UK; Year: 2008; Director: Paddy Breathnach; Writer: Spence Wright; Stars: Arielle Kebbel, Sarah Carter, Stephen Dillane, Andrew Lee Potts, Alex Wyndham, Katie McGrath, Christina Chong, Martin Compston, Michael Jibson, MyAnna Buring), Trailer
A coma victim with psychic powers hunts down the medical students who tormented him.
Scar 3D (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Jed Weintrob; Writer: Zack Ford; Stars: Angela Bettis, Ben Cotton, Kirby Bliss Blanton, Devon Graye, Christopher Titus), Official Site
Torture porn taken to the next dimension, which may well not be a good thing.
The Brøken The Brøken
The Brøken and Red Mist
The Strangers (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Bryan Bertino; Writer: Bryan Bertino; Stars: Alex Fisher, Peter Clayton-Luce, Scott Speedman, Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward, Kip Weeks, Laura Margolis, Glenn Howerton), Official Site, Trailer
A young couple are terrorised by a group of masked home invaders.
The Substitute (Vikaren) (Country: Denmark; Year: 2007; Director: Ole Bornedal; Writer: Ole Bornedal, Henrik Prip; Stars: Paprika Steen, Ulrich Thomsen, Jonas Wandschneider, Nikolaj Falkenberg-Klok, Emma Juel Justesen, Mollie Maria Gilmartin, Josephine Gents, Emma Claudia Søndergaard, Jakob Fals Nygaard, Andreas Gram Nielsen, Mathias Peter Kjær)
Sci-fi horror about a substitute teacher who is really out of this world.
Tokyo Gore Police (Tôkyô zankoku keisatsu) (Country: Japan; Year: 2008; Director: Yoshihiro Nishimura; Writer: Kengo Kaji, Sayako Nakoshi, Yoshihiro Nishimura; Stars: Itsuji Itao, Camille LaBry, Shôko Nakahara, Sayako Nakoshi, Eihi Shiina)
Body horror sees a cop try to track down the cause of a virus in a futuristic Tokyo that drives the infected to murder.
Trailer Park Of Terror (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Steven Goldmann; Writer: Timothy Dolan; Stars: Nichole Hiltz, Matthew Del Negro, Michelle Lee, Ryan Carnes)
A bus load of high school kids stumble upon a trailer park full of blood-thirsty zombies.
Timecrimes (Los Cronocrímenes, Time Crimes) (Country: Spain; Year: 2007; Director: Nacho Vigalondo; Writer: Nacho Vigalondo; Stars: Karra Elejalde, Candela Fernández, Bárbara Goenaga, Juan Inciarte), Official Site
When a man accidentally travels back in time, he finds restoring the status quo is easier said than done. Plus read our exclusive interview with director Nacho Vigalondo.
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