FrightFest 2009: Day Three!

FrightFest09-Hierro3Our third day at FrightFest kicked off with a screening of Hierro, an atmospheric Spanish chiller that promised to be in the same vein as Guillermo del Toro’s masterpiece Pan’s Labyrinth and Juan Antonio Bayona’s The Orphanage. Although it didn’t quite match the might of those two movies, Hierro proved to be an interesting film; although it did divide the FrightFest audience.

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FrightFest 2009: Day Two

bewarethemoonpostersmallWe blame the after effects of last night’s party for not making it to this morning’s screening of The Horseman, although we hear from other FrightFesters that it was a gory delight. Our first film of the day is Beware the Moon, an enthusiastic documentary looking at the making of the 1981 horror classic An American Werewolf in London. Written and directed by Werewolf fan Paul Davis, the film brings together cast and crew for an entertaining trip down memory lane.

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Lesbian Vampire Killers (DVD)

Suck on this…

Let’s get this straight right from the start. Lesbian Vampire Killers is not big, it’s not clever but, if you take it in the spirit in which it’s intended – which, to be fair, is made clear from it’s OTT title – it can be quite funny. Most of the humour comes from the self-deprecating performance of James Corden, whose bumbling anti-hero Fletch pretty much saves the day in the comedy stakes.

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