The Horror Asylum

Sign Up   Forgot Password? 
11,660 horror articles & features | 6,975 horror movies | 1,565 horror reviews | 1,333 giveaways hosted | 226 delicious interviews Established in 2001  
The Horror Asylum
  Horror News   Reviews   Giveaways   Interviews
Movies | TV | DVDs | Books | Games Movies | DVD | Books | Games Just Added | Ending Soon Just Added | Archives
Home About Enquiries Submissions Advertising Premium Feeds Cookies

LATEST HORROR HEADLINES

New Teaser Trailer for F5 TERAPHOBIA Arrives Craig Rees Ready for 'A Fight in the Tree-Tops' Introducing New Found Footage Chiller 'The Enlightenment of the Damned' New GHOST STORIES UK Quad and Global Trailer Launches
Horror-on-Sea Entry Echoes Hitchcock Starkness Are Food Supplies Running out for the Walking Dead Survivors? When Cheers Turn To Screams...An Interview with the Creative Team Behind Mercy Christmas Dark Moon Comic Ends With a Blast!

WIN The Lost Viking on DVD
WIN The Lost Viking on DVD
Win INSIDIOUS: THE LAST KEY on Blu-ray
Win INSIDIOUS: THE LAST KEY on Blu-ray
WIN Sharknado 5: Global Swarming on DVD
WIN Sharknado 5: Global Swarming on DVD
WIN a copy of THE CURED on DVD courtesy of Arrow Films
WIN a copy of THE CURED on DVD courtesy of Arrow Films


Category: Horror Feature News

FRIGHTFEST 2015 MINI REVIEWS - DAY THREE

Richard Mansfield Posted: 30 August, 2015 at 11:54 AM GMT
Author: Richard Mansfield

Subscribe to this feed
   
 
Related Tags: frightfest vue london film4 sophie turner another me the hallow hang man
Related News | Feature News | Comments | Details/Reviews
Article sponsored by: Horror Stock   Visit here for original content services for your genre site or publication.

Saturday saw the third day for this years exciting Film4 Frightfest warm up to show off another batch of horror highlights from its new home at Leicester Square's VUE theatre. There was plenty to check out including some interesting documentaries, suspensful found footage thrillers, a much hyped creature feature and 'Game of Thrones' star Sophie Turner becoming haunted by her mysterious doppelgänger.

Future Shock! The story of 2000AD 4/5

Engrossing documentary about the rise of 2000AD comic. I've never picked up a copy myself but the film was fun, informative and excellently made. You could tell a lot of love had gone into it. If you're a comic fan you'll love it.

Hang Man 3/5

Found footage surveillance thriller. A family is targeted by a sadistic killer who fills their house with hidden CCTV cameras and messes with their lives. It's well acted, suspenseful and earns its jump scares. There is some very creepy an unnerving imagery as the intruder hides around the house and watches their every move. This is a solid film most likely to appeal to found footage fans, it's nothing new but it's excellently executed with a brutal ending. The best I've seen of its kind in a while.

Another Me 4/5

Slow burn supernatural doppelgänger drama starring Sophie Turner as Fay, a young woman struggling with her father’s terminal illness and a mother who's becoming increasingly distant. She keeps seeing a figure that looks like her and is stalking her from the shadows. To top it all off she's playing Lady Macbeth in the school production. She's either haunted, crackers or the subject of a cruel joke. I found it subtle, engaging and eerie. The emotional scenes are handled well too and I really appreciated its atmosphere, no jump-scares hurrah! It's taken a couple of years to make it to the UK so look out for it on VOD very soon. It's based on the novel of the same name by Cathy Macphail. Macphail talked before the screening and revealed it was based on a recurring nightmare. So far this is no.2 in my top 5.

Sophie Turner in Another Me

The Hallow 3.5/5

The Hallow has been much anticipated and tickets were scarce but fortunately I was able to see this gem of a creature feature. I don't want to give too much away but it's a simple narrative with great suspense and shocks and wonderful prosthetic creatures. It's coming out Friday the 13th November and is well worth a look. It's really surprising this wasn't the opening film. It's a strong movie and the audience loved it.

The Hallow Poster

Remix / Remake / Repeat
3/5

Fascinating documentary about the wave of filmmaking in Turkey from the 60s to the 80s where copyright was non-existent and the huge demand for new films meant producers turned to unofficially remaking Hollywood films. Clips included the brilliant remake of The Exorcist.

Report by Richard Mansfield (@mansfielddark)
Please visit:
www.MansfieldDark.com

Article sponsored by: Horror Stock   Visit here for original content services for your genre site or publication.




Related News
New Teaser Trailer for F5 TERAPHOBIA Arrives
New Teaser Trailer for F5 TERAPHOBIA Arrives
Craig Rees Ready for 'A Fight in the Tree-Tops'
Craig Rees Ready for 'A Fight in the Tree-Tops'
Introducing New Found Footage Chiller 'The Enlightenment of the Damned'
Introducing New Found Footage Chiller 'The Enlightenment of the Damned'
New GHOST STORIES UK Quad and Global Trailer Launches
New GHOST STORIES UK Quad and Global Trailer Launches
Horror-on-Sea Entry Echoes Hitchcock Starkness
Horror-on-Sea Entry Echoes Hitchcock Starkness

Richard Mansfield Posted: 30 August, 2015 at 11:54 AM GMT
Author: Richard Mansfield

Subscribe to this feed



Blood and Guts: Comments

Username:
Password:

Not Registered?
Sign up for FREE >>




 
There are currently no comments.
Why not have your say!?



LATEST REVIEWS

Pyewacket Movie Review

Pyewacket

Quiet Place, A Movie Review

Quiet Place, A

Blair Witch Movie Review

Blair Witch

Dont Breathe Movie Review

Dont Breathe

All Through The House Movie Review

All Through The House

Ghoulies Movie Review

Ghoulies

Night of Fear Movie Review

Night of Fear

Happy Death Day Movie Review

Happy Death Day

The Ritual Movie Review

The Ritual

Mercy Christmas Movie Review

Mercy Christmas

The Unraveling Movie Review

The Unraveling

The Witch Movie Review

The Witch

The Other Side of the Door Movie Review

The Other Side of the Door

The Conjuring 2 Movie Review

The Conjuring 2

The Bye Bye Man Movie Review

The Bye Bye Man

LATEST GIVEAWAYS

WIN The Lost Viking on DVD Win INSIDIOUS: THE LAST KEY on Blu-ray
WIN Sharknado 5: Global Swarming on DVD WIN a copy of THE CURED on DVD courtesy of Arrow Films
Now you can Watch your favorite Horror Movies using the Official ShowBox App

AN INTERVIEW WITH

An Interview with Doug Hawley
Doug Hawley







Vampires.com Werewolves.com