FrightFest 2012
Maniac Maniac
Maniac and Sinister
After (Year: 2012; Director: Ryan Smith; Writer: Jason Parrish, Ryan Smith; Stars: Steven Strait, Karolina Wydra, Sandra Ellis Lafferty, Ric Reitz, Jackson Walker)
Two bus crash survivors awake to discover they are the only people left alive.
American Mary (Country: US, Canada; Year: 2012; Director: Jen Soska, Sylvia Soska; Writer: Jen Soska, Sylvia Soska; Stars: Katharine Isabelle, Julia Maxwell, Antonio Cupo, Connor Stanhope, Paul Anthony, Sierra Pitkin, Paula Lindberg, John Emmet Tracy, Rikki Gagne, Jen Soska, David Lovgren, Twan Holliday, Sylvia Soska, Nelson Wong, Sean Amsing)
A disenfranchised medical student goes AWOL into the lucrative underworld of unnecessary surgery.
Berberian Sound Studio (Country: UK; Year: 2012; Director: Peter Strickland; Writer: Peter Strickland; Stars: Toby Jones, Cosimo Fusco, Antonio Mancino, Fatma Mohamed, Salvatore LI Causi, Chiara D'Anna, Tonia Sotiropoulou, Eugenia Caruso, Susanna Cappellaro, Guido Adorni, Lara Parmiani, Jozef Cseres, Pal Toth, Katalin Ladik, Jean-Michael van Schouwburg)
In the 1970s, a British sound technician is brought to Italy to work on the sound effects for a gruesome horror film where his nightmarish task slowly takes over his psyche.
Chained (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Jennifer Chambers Lynch; Writer: Jennifer Chambers Lynch, Damian O'Donnell; Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Eamon Farren, Julia Ormond, Gina Philips, Jake Weber, Conor Leslie, Evan Bird, Shannon Jardine, Amy Matysio, Jodi Sadowsky)
Taxi-driver serial killer's reluctant protege must make a choice...
Cockneys Vs Zombies (Country: UK; Year: 2011; Director: Matthias Hoene; Writer: James Moran, Lucas Roche; Stars: Michelle Ryan, Georgia King, Alan Ford, Lee Asquith-Coe, Harry Treadaway, Honor Blackman, Richard Briers, Rasmus Hardiker, Dudley Sutton, Dominic Burns, Tony Gardner, Tony Selby, Jack Doolan, Ashley Bashy Thomas, Lee Nicholas Harris)
Bank robbers fight their way out of zombie-infested London.
Grabbers Grabbers
Grabbers and American Mary
Dead Sushi (Deddo sushi) (Country: Japan; Year: 2012; Director: Noboru Iguchi; Writer: Makiko Iguchi, Noboru Iguchi, Jun Tsugita; Stars: Asami, Jiji Bû, Yasuhiko Fukuda, Hiyori Hachiya, Aiko Hashiuchi, Miho Hoshino, Nao Ibaraki, Yûya Ishikawa, Kentaro Kishi, Marin., Shigeru Matsuzaki, Maaya Morinaga, Hiroaki Murakami, Yui Murata, Takashi Nishina)
Attack of the killer mutant sushi! (from Mars?)
Eurocrime! The Italian Cop and Gangster Films That Ruled the '70s (Country: US, Italy, France; Year: 2012; Director: Mike Malloy; Writer: Mike Malloy; Stars: Salvatore Borghese, Mario Caiano, Enzo G. Castellari, Joe Dallesandro, Ottaviano Dell'Acqua, John P. Dulaney, Michael Forest, Claudio Fragasso, Richard Harrison, Nicoletta Machiavelli, Leonard Mann, Luc Merenda, Christopher Mitchum, Franco Nero, Ted Rusoff)
Documentary about violent 1970s Italian police procedural trash.
Grabbers (Country: Ireland, UK; Year: 2012; Director: Jon Wright; Writer: Kevin Lehane; Stars: Richard Coyle, Ruth Bradley, Russell Tovey, Lalor Roddy, David Pearse, Bronagh Gallagher, Pascal Scott, Clelia Murphy, Louis Dempsey, Micheál O'Gruagain, Ned Dennehy, Stuart Graham, Killian Coyle, Michael Hough, Jonathan Ryan), Official Site
A small island community is terrorised by monsters from the sea.
Hidden In The Woods (En las afueras de la ciudad) (Country: Chile; Year: 2012; Director: Patricio Valladares; Writer: Andrea Cavaletto, Patricio Valladares, Patricio Valladares; Stars: Agustin Aguero, Daniel Antivilo, Eric Bustos, Yuri Caceres, Daniel Candia, Gonzalo Cordova, Cristian Cuentrejo, Emilia Cárdenas, Carolina Escobar, Luis Aguirre España, Vittorio Farfan, Luis Vitalino Grandón, Domingo Guzmán, José Hernandez, Siboney Lo)
South American horror about two sisters raised in isolation by a psychotic father. A drug lord's minions drop in.
Maniac (Country: France, US; Year: 2012; Director: Franck Khalfoun; Writer: Alexandre Aja, Grégory Levasseur, C.A. Rosenberg, Joe Spinell; Stars: Elijah Wood, Liane Balaban, Nora Arnezeder, America Olivo, Morgane Slemp, Genevieve Alexandra, Sammi Rotibi, Sal Landi, Megan Duffy, Freedom, Jan Broberg, Brian Ames, Davis Neves, Steffinnie Phrommany, Akbar Kurtha)
First-person perspective chiller about a serial killer with a fetish for scalping.
Dead Sushi Dead Sushi
Dead Sushi and The Possession
Nightbreed: The Cabal Cut (Year: 2012; Director: Russell Cherrington; Writer: Clive Barker; Stars: Craig Sheffer, Anne Bobby, Doug Bradley, Simon Bamford, Oliver Parker, Nick Vince, Hugh Ross, David Cronenberg)
Restored version of Clive Barker's controversial 1990 film.
Outpost: Black Sun (Outpost 2, Outpost II) (Country: UK; Year: 2012; Director: Steve Barker; Writer: Steve Barker, Rae Brunton; Stars: Clive Russell, Richard Coyle, Michael Byrne, Catherine Steadman, Nick Nevern, Julian Wadham, Daniel Caltagirone, Paul Birchard, David Gant, Alice da Cunha, Gary McDonald, John Kazek, Ali Craig, Johnny Meres, Vivien Taylor)
The daughter of a Nazi hunter is looking for revenge and stumbles across an undead Nazi army.
Paura 3D (Country: Italy; Year: 2012; Director: Antonio Manetti, Marco Manetti; Writer: Antonio Manetti, Marco Manetti, Giampiero Rigosi, Michele Cogo; Stars: Peppe Servillo, Francesca Cuttica, Lorenzo Pedrotti, Domenico Diele, Claudio Di Biagio)
Three young musicians stay at a villa on the outskirts of Rome. They are not alone.
The Possession (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Ole Bornedal; Writer: Juliet Snowden, Stiles White; Stars: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kyra Sedgwick, Madison Davenport, Natasha Calis, Agam Darshi, Grant Show, Matisyahu, Quinn Lord, Amanda Dyar, Rob LaBelle, John Cassini, Erin Simms, Nana Gbewonyo, Jim Thorburn, Anna Hagan)
An antique box unleashes doom on a young girl.
[REC]³ GÉNESIS (Rec 3, [REC]3 Genesis, [REC] 3) (Country: Spain; Year: 2012; Director: Paco Plaza; Writer: Luiso Berdejo, Paco Plaza; Stars: Leticia Dolera, Àlex Monner, Diego Martín, Javier Botet, Ismael Martínez, Jose Mellinas, Carla Nieto, Mireia Ros, Ana Isabel Velásquez, Carmen Contreras, Aitor Legardón, Claire Baschet, Paco Moreno, Blai Llopis, Xavier Ruano)
A wedding goes awry when the guests inexplicably start snacking on each other.
The Seasoning House The Seasoning House
The Seasoning House and Tower Block
The Seasoning House (Country: UK; Year: 2011; Director: Paul Hyett; Writer: Paul Hyett, Conal Palmer, Adrian Rigelsford, Helen Solomon; Stars: Sean Cronin, Sean Pertwee, Anna Walton, Jemma Powell, Adrian Bouchet, Chris Cowlin, Ryan Oliva, Rosie Day, Katie Allen, Kevin Howarth, Christopher Rithin, Paul Blackwell, Shaun Lucas, Alec Utgoff, Laurence Saunders)
Girls kidnapped by soldiers in war-torn zones are prostituted to the military.
Sleep Tight (Mientras duermes) (Country: Spain; Year: 2011; Director: Jaume Balagueró; Writer: Alberto Marini; Stars: Luis Tosar, Marta Etura, Alberto San Juan, Petra Martínez, Iris Almeida, Carlos Lasarte, Amparo Fernández, Roger Morilla, Pep Tosar, Margarita Rosed, Rubèn Ametllé, Manel Dueso, Tony Corvillo, Ricard Sadurní, Xavier Pujolràs)
Unassuming janitor holds dark fantasies.
Sinister (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Scott Derrickson; Writer: C Robert Cargill, Scott Derrickson; Stars: Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, James Ransone, Clare Foley, Fred Dalton Thompson, Michael Hall D'Addario, Juliet Rylance, Danielle Kotch, Nicholas King, Victoria Leigh, Cameron Ocasio, Blake Mizrahi, Rachel Konstantin, Ethan Haberfield)
A ghost story and found footage meet a hackneyed true-crime novelist.
The Thompsons (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: The Butcher Brothers; Stars: Cory Knauf, Samuel Child, Elizabeth Henstridge, Daniel O’Meara, Mackenzie Firgens)
Battle between two warring vampire clans in a proto-sequel to The Hamiltons.
Tower Block (Country: UK; Year: 2012; Director: James Nunn, Ronnie Thompson; Writer: James Moran; Stars: Sheridan Smith, Jack O'Connell, Ralph Brown, Russell Tovey, Jamie Thomas King, Julie Graham, Steven Cree, Montserrat Lombard, Christopher Fulford, Loui Batley, Michael Legge, Jill Baker, Nabil Elouahabi, Kane Robinson, Tony Jayawardena)
The life and times of the last occupants of Tower Block 31.
V/H/S V/H/S
V/H/S and [REC]³ GÉNESIS
Tulpa (Country: Italy; Year: 2012; Director: Federico Zampaglione; Writer: Federico Zampaglione, Giacomo Gensini, Dardano Sacchetti; Stars: Nuot Arquint, Laurence Belgrave, Michela Cescon, Ivan Franek, Claudia Gerini, Pierpaolo Lovino, Michele Placido, Crisula Stafida, Gianmarco Tognazzi)
Highly driven and highly strung professional seeks dangerous and erotic thrills...
Under the Bed (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Steven C. Miller; Writer: Eric Stolze; Stars: Jonny Weston, Gattlin Griffith, Peter Holden, Musetta Vander, Kelcie Stranahan, Ivan Djurovic, Bryan Rasmussen, Nikki Griffin, Ron Roggé, Griffin Kohout, Garrett Jones, Walter Miranda, Travis Berens, Mario E. Garcia, Stephanie Hernandez)
Something under the bed. Kids' stories, right?
The Victim (Country: US; Year: 2011; Director: Michael Biehn; Writer: Michael Biehn, Reed Lackey; Stars: Michael Biehn, Jennifer Blanc, Ryan Honey, Danielle Harris, Denny Kirkwood)
A wary loner gets a shock when a young woman turns up on his doorstep begging for help.
V/H/S (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Adam Wingard, David Bruckner, Ti West, Glenn McQuaid, Joe Swanberg, Radio Silence; Writer: Simon Barrett, David Bruckner, Ti West, Glenn McQuaid, Radio Silence; Stars: Joe Swanberg, Calvin Reeder, Adam Wingard, Sophia Takal, Kate Lyn Sheil)
A horror anthology based around the theft of an old video tape.
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