Earlier this week we shared the opening and closing films of this year’s Frightfest, now we can reveal the full line-up. The festival which celebrates all things blood-curdling turns 16 this year and to celebrate the festival will host 76 films, 42 of which will be either UK or European premieres.
From looking through the massive list we can confirm that there should be something to suit everyone’s horror tastes. The films that have already caught our attention into Some Kind of Hate, a slasher flick that features a female killer for once, Curve which stars bubblegum sweet dancer/actress Julianne Hough playing against type, new werewolf movie Howl, The Lazarus Effect and closing movie, horror anthology Tales of Halloween.
Other films in the line-up come from high profile directors such as Takashi Miike and Neil Marshall, with actors Carrie-Ann Moss, William Shatner and Lance Henriksen making appearances on screen over the long weekend movie marathon. The full line-up is (deep breath):
Cherry Tree, Aaaaaaaah!, Bait, Nina Forever, Awaiting, Estranged, Howl, The Hallow, The Lesson, Banjo, The Unfolding, Afterdeath, Tales of Halloween, Curve, A Christmas Horror Story, Frankenstein, Scherzo Diabolico, Road Games, The Diabolical, We Are Still Here, Shut In, Turbo Kid, Hellions, Some Kind of Hate, Landmine Goes Click, Jeruzalem, Rabid Dogs, Stung, Inner Demon, Deathgasm, Slumlord, Emelie, Night Fare, James Wan’s Demonic, Curtain, Wind Walkers, Worry Dolls, Last Girl Standing, Final Girl, Sun Choke, Night of the Living Deb, The Rotten Link, The Shelter, Hangman, Bloodsucking Bastards, They Look Like People, Goddess of Love, Most Likely to Die, Summer Camp, The Nightmare, These Final Hours, III, Farhope Tower, Suspension, Pod, The Sand, The Entity, Hostile, Over Your Dead Body, Another Me, The Lazarus Effect, Body, Bite, Zombie Fight Club, Contracted: Phase Two, Future Shock! The Story of 2000AD, Hellraiser, Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key, Madman, The Mutilator, Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter, Hawk the Slayer, Tenderness of the Wolves, The Reflecting Skin and Remake, Remix, Rip-Off.
The event runs from 27th to 13st August, and takes place in Vue Leicester Square. Festival and day passes will go on sale tomorrow (Saturday 4th July) at noon and for the first year ever will only be available online at: https://live.advancedticketing.co.uk/k?v=frightfest . Single tickets will follow later in the month on Saturday 25th July. A full festival pass which gives you access to all the films and panels you can endure will cost £185, day passes range in price from £30 – £60 dependent on what day you attend. Single tickets will cost £13.25.
As always there will a THN at the presence at the festival so keep your eyes on the site for a lot more frightful Frightfest coverage in the coming month.