‘Anna and the Apocalypse’ | Grimmfest Film Review A coming of age Christmas musical comedy...with zombies!

From the outside, this genre-blending can seem as though it went one step too far. Focussing on the film as

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‘I’ll Take Your Dead’ | Grimmfest Film Review Can good people do bad things?

Made utterly worthwhile by a particularly impressive performance from Ava Preston (Shazam!) as the daughter, Gloria, I’ll Take Your Dead

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‘The Devil’s Doorway’ | Grimmfest Film Review The hypocrisy of religion

A found-footage film with an intelligent focus and clear passion behind it. There’s a sentence that is very rarely written.

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Grimmfest 2018: Short Film Round-Up Short Films; Big Screen

One of the pleasures of a film festival that you don’t often come across elsewhere is the presentation of short

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‘The Cleaning Lady’ | Grimmfest Film Review Be careful who you let into your life

Boasting a quiet, spine-tingling performance from Rachel Alig in the tragic titular role, this film is an exploration of love

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‘Alive.’ (2018) | Grimmfest Film Review "Pain means you're alive. Trust me."

In case there is some risk of confusion, Alive., which had its UK premiere at Grimmfest, is not a remake

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‘Pledge’ | Grimmfest Film Review You want in?

Pledge is about a group of bright but socially awkward young men, new to their university and trying to find

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‘Nightmare Cinema’ | Grimmfest Film Review A glorious collection of horrible dreams

The first of the five segments in Nightmare Cinema is certainly the silliest and also happens to be the weakest. However, that

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‘Pengabdi Setan’ (‘Satan’s Slaves’) | Grimmfest Film Review Sins of the mother

If you’re an ignorant Westerner like me, the title might lead you to expect a tongue-in-cheek film like Satan’s Cheerleaders,

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‘Piercing’ | Grimmfest Film Review A date movie for psychopaths

Piercing possesses expectedly solid performances from Mia Wasikowska (Alice In Wonderland) and Christopher Abbott (It Comes At Night) playing a prostitute

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‘The Witch in the Window’ | Grimmfest Film Review The house in Vermont is haunted.

The Witch in the Window is – as you might guess – a haunted house story. It’s a simple tale,

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‘Re-Animator’ | Grimmfest Film Review You don't have to be mad to work at Arkham Hospital...

What self-respecting horror fan gets to middle age without seeing Re-Animator? This one, that’s who… well, not until this week

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‘Brother’s Nest’ | Grimmfest Film Review Hopefully not an autobiography

Real life brothers Shane and Clayton Jacobson star in Brother’s Nest, with Clayton also directing and Shane producing. It is

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‘Tigers Are Not Afraid’ | Grimmfest Film Review You've never seen a fairy tale like this

Writer/director Issa Lopez has created a piece that oozes the dark fantasy of Guillermo Del Toro and blends it seamlessly

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‘Office Uprising’ | Grimmfest Film Review Office Space meets Shaun of the Dead

A quite wonderful mix of Office Space and Shaun of the Dead, Lin Oeding’s movie Office Uprising stars Brenton Thwaites

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‘Framed’ | Grimmfest Film Review Knife in the head and keep smiling

Framed is an absolute riot: energetic, noisy and exciting; but you’ll feel kind of battered afterwards, especially if you spend

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‘Girls With Balls’ | Grimmfest Film Review They're a volleyball team... with balls!

Grimmfest 2018 held the European Premiere of Girls With Balls and what a wonderfully entertaining end to the festival’s opening

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‘Await Further Instructions’ | Grimmfest Film Review That ain't Santa coming down the chimney.

I won’t leave this to the end, I’ll tell you now: Await Further Instructions blew me away. I knew little

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Grimmfest 10th Anniversary Line-Up Announced Check out the full programme right here

This year, Grimmfest, Manchester’s Festival of Horror, Cult and Fantastic Film, celebrates its 10th anniversary. Get ready for decimation, with

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Grimmfest 2018: First Look At Programme And Awards Prizes GRIMMFEST announces the first three UK premieres lined up for this year’s 10th-anniversary edition

Simeon Halligan, festival director and founder of Grimmfest, says “2018 is a very special year for us and to celebrate

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