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Back for its 19th year, Arrow Video Frightfest has a great line-up of scary films for fans to enjoy, with contributions from 18 different countries, including 20 world premières. It opens with Jenn Wexler's The Ranger.
The festival runs from 23 to 27 August.
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Frightfest Latest Reviews
After setting her serial killer boyfriend on fire, a paranoid, delusional woman gets a job at an all-night gas station.
Shooting a zombie movie in one take is harder than you think...
A con artist poses as a babysitter to steal from a wealthy occult enthusiast, arriving just as his son accidentally summons a trio of witches.
A petty drug dealer with a once in a lifetime opportunity to pull off a big score unexpectedly gains the ability to bend time.
Six kickass women must fight off a horde of terrifying monsters at an 18th birthday party.
A man seeks out an unsuspecting stranger to help him purge the dark torments of his past. His plan goes awry when he encounters a woman with plans of her own. A playful psycho-thriller game of cat-and-mouse.
Two drug dealers on the lam seek refuge inside their mentally unstable friend’s mansion. But in order to stay, they have to participate in her elaborate, and increasingly dangerous, game of permanent make-believe.
The Pope family’s Christmas Eve dinner goes horribly and hilariously wrong when someone puts something in the party punch causing everyone to tell the unvarnished truth at the already dysfunctional holiday reunion.
Set in the near-future, technology controls nearly all aspects of life. But when Grey, a self-identified technophobe, has his world turned upside down, his only hope for revenge is an experimental computer chip implant called Stem.
A woman in a besieged medieval Jewish community looks for a solution in forbidden magic.
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
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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