FrightFest 2016

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From A House On Willow Street From A House On Willow Street
From A House On Willow Street and Blood Feast
31 (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Rob Zombie; Writer: Rob Zombie; Stars: Elizabeth Daily, Malcolm McDowell, Meg Foster, Sheri Moon Zombie, Daniel Roebuck, Richard Brake, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Lew Temple, Tracey Walter, Ginger Lynn, Judy Geeson, Torsten Voges, Jane Carr, Jeff Daniel Phillips, Devin Sidell)
A group of carnival performers are kidnapped and forced to fight for their lives in a deadly maze.
Abattoir (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Darren Lynn Bousman; Writer: Christopher Monfette; Stars: Joe Anderson, Jessica Lowndes, Michael Paré, Lin Shaye, Bryan Batt)
After the death of her sister and nephew, real-estate investigative reporter Julia uncovers the sinister truth behind a series of gruesome murders where the entire killing rooms have been dismantled and pulled from their foundations.
Blood Feast (Country: Germany, US; Year: 2016; Director: Marcel Walz; Writer: Philip Lilienschwarz; Stars: Robert Rusler, Sophie Monk, Caroline Williams, Sadie Katz, Liliana Nova)
A museum security guard and restaurateur prepares a cannibal feast in honour of the goddess Ishtar.
Beyond The Gates (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Jackson Stewart; Writer: Stephen Scarlata, Jackson Stewart; Stars: Graham Skipper, Sara Malakul Lane, Brea Grant, Justin Welborn, Barbara Crampton)
Two brothers get into trouble playing the old VCR board game that led to their father's disappearance.
Blood Feast (Country: US; Year: 1963; Director: Herschell Gordon Lewis; Writer: Allison Louise Downe; Stars: William Kerwin, Mal Arnold, Connie Mason, Lyn Bolton, Scott H Hall)
A caterer kills young women and collects their body parts in an attempt to resurrect the goddess Ishtar.
Train To Busan Train To Busan
Train To Busan and The Windmill Massacre
Broken (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Shaun Robert Smith; Stars: Morjana Alaoui, Mel Raido, Craig Conway, Patrick Toomey, Stephanie Thomas)
In England to make a fresh start after a harrowing childhood, Evie takes a job as an agency carer and is quickly placed with tetraplegic patient John. But looking after the bitter former rock star and his excessive demands is emotionally and physically draining.
Cell (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Tod Williams; Writer: Adam Alleca, based on the book by Stephen King; Stars: Samuel L Jackson, John Cusack, Isabelle Fuhrman, Stacy Keach, Lloyd Kaufman)
When a mysterious cell phone signal causes apocalyptic chaos, an artist is determined to reunite with his young son in New England.
The Chamber (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Ben Parker; Writer: Ben Parker; Stars: Charlotte Salt, Johannes Kuhnke, Christian Hillborg, Elliot Levey, James McArdle)
A submarine endeavours to locate a mysterious item at the bottom of the Yellow Sea off the dangerous shores of the Korean Peninusla. When an explosion causes it to overturn and take on water, the four-man crew enter a pressure cooker situation.
Director's Cut (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Adam Rifkin; Stars: Missi Pyle, Penn Jillette, Harry Hamlin, Lin Shaye, Nestor Carbonell)
A obsessive crowdfunded fan kidnaps a star so he can reshoot and recut an Adam Rifkin crime thriller.
Downhill (Country: Chile; Year: 2016; Director: Patricio Valladres; Writer: Barry Keating, Patricio Valladares; Stars: Natalie Burn, Ignacia Allamand, Ariel Levy, Bryce Draper, Luke Massy)
A biking ace and his girlfriend are targeted by killers.
The Chamber The Chamber
The Chamber and Monolith
From A House On Willow Street (Country: South Africa; Year: 2016; Director: Alastair Orr; Writer: Catherine Blackman, Jonathan Jordaan, Alastair Orr; Stars: Sharni Vinson, Carlyn Burchell, Steve John Ward, Zino Ventura)
Kidnappers abduct the daughter of a wealthy diamond distributor but they realise too late that she’s been possessed by a demon.
Johnny Frank Garret's Last Word (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Simon Rumley; Stars: Mike Doyle, Erin Cummings, Sean Patrick Flanery, Devin Bonnee, Dodge Prince)
In 1992, the State of Texas executed Johnny Frank Garrett for the rape and murder of a nun. Some believed he was innocent; others felt that, given his mental illness, the death penalty was unjust. At his execution a decade later, a bitter Johnny cast a curse on those who convicted him – and almost immediately the premature deaths of those involved started happening. Coincidence? Or supernatural revenge from beyond the grave?
Let Her Out (Country: Canada; Year: 2016; Director: Cody Calahan; Stars: Alanna LeVierge, Nina Kiri, Adam Christie, Kate Fenton, Michael Lipka)
Helen has a tumour growth in her brain causing her to experience dark visions, disembodied voices and the omnipresence of a strange young woman.
The Master Cleanse (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Bobby Miller; Stars: Johnny Galecki, Anjelica Houston, Oliver Platt, Anna Friel, Kevin J O’Connor)
A young man visits a spiritual mountain retreat designed to cleanse debilitating toxins and emotional baggage from his body, but the repulsive process has the power to release something far worse.
Mercy (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Chris Sparling; Stars: James Wolk, Caitlin Fitzgerald, Tom Lipinski, Dan Ziskie, Michael Godere)
Two sets of estranged half-brothers return to their childhood home to say a last goodbye to their mother on her deathbed, only to find themselves thrust into a fight for survival.
Abattoir Abattoir
Abattoir and Downhill
Monolith (Country: Italy, US; Year: 2016; Director: Ivan Silvestrini; Writer: Elena Bucaccio, Roberto Recchioni, Stefano Sardo; Stars: Katrina Bowden, Nixon Hodges, Damon Dayoub, Brandon Jones, Jason Hayden)
A woman driving a high-tech car through the desert stops and gets out after she hits a deer, only for her toddler son to accidentally lock her out and himself in.
My Father Die (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Sean Brosnan; Writer: Sean Brosnan; Stars: Joe Anderson, John Schneider, Kevin Gage, Candace Smith, Gary Stretch)
A young man is out for revenge.
Pet (Country: US, Spain; Year: 2016; Director: Carles Torrens; Stars: Dominic Monaghan, Ksenia Solo, Jennette McCurdy, Nathan Parsons, Gary J. Tunnicliffe)
A stalker cages his high school crush in an attempt to make her fall in love with him.
Realive (Proyecto Lazaro) (Country: Spain, France; Year: 2016; Director: Mateo Gil; Writer: Mateo Gil; Stars: Tom Hughes, Charlotte Le Bon, Oona Chaplin, Barry Ward, Julio Perillan)
70 years after being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Marc becomes the first resuscitated cryogenic body. But readjusting to life as a human lab rat proves difficult.
Red Christmas (Country: Australia; Year: 2016; Director: Craig Anderson; Writer: Craig Anderson; Stars: Dee Wallace, Sarah Bishop, Geoff Morrell, Janis McGavin, Sam Campbell)
A mysterious stranger with extreme religious views turns a seasonal family gathering upside down.
Beyond The Gates Beyond The Gates
Beyond The Gates and My Father Die
The Rezort (Country: Spain, UK, Belgium; Year: 2015; Director: Steve Barker; Writer: Paul Gerstenberger; Stars: Dougray Scott, Jessica De Gouw, Martin McCann, Bentley Kalu, Jassa Ahluwalia, Sam Douglas, Claire Goose, Shane Zaza, Jamie Ward, Elen Rhys, Richard Laing, Sean Power, Robert Firth, Patrick Holland, Derek Siow)
Trouble brews on a zombie safari.
Siren (Year: 2016; Director: Gregg Bishop; Writer: David Bruckner; Stars: Hannah Fierman, Chase Williamson, Justin Welborn)
A stag party becomes a savage fight for survival when the groomsmen unwittingly unleash a fabled predator upon the festivities.
They Call Me Jeeg Robot (Country: Italy; Year: 2016; Director: Gabriele Mainetti; Stars: Claudio Santamaria, Luca Marinelli, Ilenia Pastorelli, Stefano Ambrogi, Aurizio Tesei)
Small-time crook Enzo uses the superpowers gained after falling in the contaminated River Tiber to take revenge on The Gypsy, a deranged gangster causing criminal chaos in Rome.
Train To Busan (Country: South Korea; Year: 2016; Director: Yeon Sang-ho; Writer: Yeon Sang-ho; Stars: Gong Yoo, Jung Yu-Mi, Ma Dong Seok, Kim Su-An, Sohee), Trailer
A train journey is complicated by the presence of the living dead.
White Coffin (Country: Argentina; Year: 2016; Director: Daniel de la Vega; Stars: Julieta Cardinali, Rafael Ferro, Eleonora Wexler, Damián Dreizik)
When Virginia’s young daughter is abducted on a stressful road trip, a sinister car accident grants her one more day to intervene with fate.
Realive Realive
Realive and 31
The Windmill Massacre (The Windmill) (Country: Netherlands; Year: 2016; Director: Nick Jongerius; Writer: Chris W Mitchell, Suzy Quid; Stars: Noah Taylor, Charlotte Beaumont, Patrick Baladi, Fiona Hampton, Ben Batt)
When their bus breaks down, tourists are forced to seek shelter in a disused barn beside a sinister windmill where, legend has it, a Devil-worshipping miller once ground the bones of locals instead of grain.
The Woods (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Adam Wingard; Stars: James Allen McCune, Callie Hernandez, Brandon Scott, Valorie Curry, Corbin Reid)
A nightmarish journey into the trees.

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