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Film4 Frightfest is back with another selection of films to send shivers down your spine. Held at the Vue West End cinema in London's Leicester Square, it's the biggest event on the UK's horror film calendar. This year guests include Robert Englund, Maika Monroe and the legendary Alan Moore, plus there's the usual line-up of eagerly anticipated premières, much loved classics and curious obscurities onscreen. Attendees can also expect competitions, giveaways and more.

Film4 Frightfest runs from 21 to 25 August.

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Frightfest Latest Reviews

The Passage
The Passage
Young Australians setting out to disprove an urban legend find themselves caught up in a different supernatural horror.
Blood Moon
Blood Moon
A group of travellers captured by outlaws face a bigger threat - a creature known by natives as a skinwalker.
Killer Mermaids
Killer Mermaids
Young tourists who visit an abandoned fort once used by the Nazis encounter a seductive and deadly mythical creature.
Doc Of The Dead
Doc Of The Dead
A documentary exploring the zombie genre.
The Signal
The Signal
Three college students disappear under mysterious circumstances while tracking a computer hacker through the Southwest.
The Samurai
The Samurai
A young police officer is drawn into a mysterious maniac's murderous plans.
Digging Up The Marrow
Digging Up The Marrow
Documentarians exploring monster art meet a man who claims the monsters are real - and that he knows where to find them.
Late Phases
Late Phases
A retirement community is threatened by werewolves.
All Cheerleaders Die
All Cheerleaders Die
A gang of cheerleaders embark on a supernatural path of vengeance.
WolfCop
WolfCop
A lazy small town policeman becomes a lycanthropic crime fighting hero when the moon is full.
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FrightFest Features

Dark materials
Hans Herbots on adapting Mo Hayder's The Treatment for the big screen.
Hungry like the wolf
Till Kleinert spills the secrets of The Samurai.
Lone wolf
John Jarrett on murder, mayhem and Wolf Creek 2.
Romantic comedy - an alien concept?
Nacho Vigalondo discusses his latest film Extraterrestrial and upcoming thriller Windows.

FrightFest News

Frightfest celebrates the classics
Horror favourites return to the big screen - and blu-ray.
Frightfest announces guest line-up
Robert Englund and Alan Moore top the list.
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Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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