Full line-up announced for FrightFest Presents on May 28th
26th Apr 05
The full line-up for May's mini FrightFest at the Prince Charles in London has just been announced on the official site's forum (see www.frightfest.co.uk for more info), and is indeed a fine feast of the filmic fantastic.
We revealed earlier (see news here) that the headline film would be the hugely-anticipated League of Gentlemen: Apocalypse with an appearance by the cast and crew for a Q&A, and that also screening that day would be From Beyond the Grave and The Devil's Rejects. Two more films have now been officially added to the bill, as well as the times, which are as follows;
11.00 am - Kicking off nice and early with a wonderful piece of vintage British horror in FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE (1974). Mark Gatiss will be on hand to introduce the film and explain why this Kevin Connor directed horror omnibus is of particular significance to the League of Gentlemen.
1.10 pm - The second film of the day is R-POINT (2004). Set in 1972 in Vietnam, the film tells the story of a company of South Korean soldiers in the jungle where the search for their vanished comrades turns terrifying. A thought-provoking shocker combining the potent subtext of war guilt with the Walking Dead.
3.30 pm - Director Sheldon Wilsonís seriously shocking bone-chiller SHALLOW GROUND (2004) has been causing major waves on the festival circuit. Now it is your chance to find out why.
5.45 pmSURPRISE MOVIE (2005) Itís big, itís something we are all dying to see, and it would be wrong to miss it. Thatís all the organisers can apparently say about the "fabulous Surprise Movie that will visually knock your eyes out".
8.30 pm - The all-star screening of THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMENíS APOCALYPSE. The League of Gentlemen, Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith and Jeremy Dyson will be in attendance to introduce the film and will return after the screening for a Q & A.
11.00 pm - Rounding off the day is the sequel to one of FirghtFestís greatest hits - a preview of the further exploits of Baby, Otis and everyoneís favorite degenerate clown, Captain Spaulding in Rob Zombieís THE DEVILíS REJECTS.
Day passes are priced at £35 and individual tickets at £9. These will be available over the counter at the cinema's box office between 1.30 and 8.30 p.m. from 1st May. There are no booking fees or additional charges when buying tickets this way. Credit card bookings can be made at the cinema or by telephone between 1.30 and 8.30 p.m. The number to call is 020 7494 3654. There will be a £1 booking fee charged per day pass and 25p per individual ticket when buying tickets this way. All pass holders will be in the stalls this time in response to comments from some of the fans who were in the balcony last August.
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