Wow, is it November already? Halloween has come and gone, fireworks night has come and gone too, so what are you supposed to do with the rest of the month eh? Well, if you’re in that boat and are at a loss, the good news is that this month’s Zone Horror line up is particularly strong. Here are some of the highlights.
Forest of the Damned There is a myth that beautiful fallen angels live in the heart of the Miranda Forest. Thrown out of heaven after becoming infected with the human emotions of lust and sexual desire they now roam the forest, luring unsuspecting victims with their beauty before seducing them then brutally killing them. Now six teenagers are about to discover there is more to this story than just a myth.
Also including cameos from Tom Savini (yes, the Tom Savini) and best selling horror writer Shaun Huston, and premieres on 3rd November
Invasion Civilization is set to ruin awhen a super race of aliens invade the earth. In the blink of an eye massive ‘walkers’ cover the planet annihilating everything in their path. As cities crumble, one man tries to find his family and witnesses first hand the horrors of war.
Invasion is a modern retelling of HG Wells classic The War of the Worlds and premieres on 4th November.
Heroine of Hell Catherine Keener stars in this made-for-TV drama as Magda, an artist who has strong ideas about the notion of retribution and personal justice against those who have hurt other people emotionally. After Magda is unceremoniously dumped by her boyfriend for another woman, she takes off in his car and heads North, going nowhere in particular. After seeing a man die in a fiery car accident, Magda begins using images of the fiery pits of Hades in her paintings, as she struggles to find answers to her emotional turmoil in art. However, the longer Magda is obsessed with seeing her ex suffer as she has, the more she feels the need to express herself in more than just paint and canvas.
Premieres 8th November and also stars Dermot Mulroney.
The Fallen Ones The Fallen Ones, stars Casper Van Dien, the chiselled action star who rose to fame as the lead in Starship Troopers'. In a take on the Indiana Jones role, Van Dien plays intrepid archaeologist Matt Fletcher. On a dig, Fletcher comes upon a giant mummy, which turns out to be the progeny of a Fallen Angel and a human female. However, digging up these remains unleashes an evil presence into the world, as this giant mummy has a diabolical plan to repopulate the Earth with giants like him and take over its power.
Premieres 10th November, and also has a cameos from Hart-to-Hart’s Robert Wagner.
Death Valley: The Revenge of Bloody Bill Wild-west serial killer "Bloody Bill" Anderson returns from the dead to threaten anyone who ventures into his ghost town, and leads a phalanx of white-faced zombies against a drug dealer and a group of high school students when they all blunder into his territory at the same time.
Premieres 11th November
It Waits Emerging from the mind of writer/producer Stephen J. Cannell, IT WAITS stars Cerina Vincent as a young woman plagued by guilt over the death of her friend. Trying to escape these thoughts, Danielle seeks solace at a home in the wilderness. But peace is not what she finds when an ancient spirit starts to torment her in an attempt to drive her out of the woods it has haunted for years.
Premieres 17th November
Sleepaway Camp III Angela, the Angel of Death, descends on a camp where needy children are grouped with wealthy children.
Actually stars Bruce Springsteen’s sister Pamela as the killer, premieres 22nd November, and has pots of campy fun, gore and gratuitous nudity.
The Willies What could be more innocent than three boys camping in the backyard and telling scary stories to each other? Innocent?
These stories are absolutely guaranteed to give you the willies, a bit like the T-shirts we sold at this year’s Frightfest. Premieres 29th November.
Plus, look out for Class Wars on the weekend of the 24/25th, including screenings of the cult classic Class of 1984 and it’s loose sequel Class of 1999