Arrow Video FrightFest Glasgow 2019 is over for an additional 12 months and horror followers bought to take pleasure in 12 films from round the world throughout this 12 months’s occasion.
A jam-packed three days was stuffed with scares, surprises and of course blood and guts. The customary was actually excessive with solely a pair of stinkers in the line-up so narrowing it right down to my Top 5 was fairly robust.
Keep studying to search out out which films made the minimize…
The mind-bending sci-fi horror from administrators Zach Lipovsky and Adam B. Stein featured an unimaginable central efficiency from Lexy Kolker. With twists and turns aplenty, Freaks put a refreshing new spin on the superhero style and it was way more attention-grabbing than something I’ve seen come out of Marvel or DC in a very long time.
Read the full evaluation of Freaks and our interview with administrators Zach Lipovsky and Adam B. Stein
Told in a cut up narrative, Finale was one of the extra conventional horror films proven at this 12 months’s occasion. Two ladies are unwittingly put into the center of a sick and twisted sport throughout their night time shift at a petroleum station. The movie had lots of gore, some troublesome to observe moments and a chilling villain. It’s additionally extremely nicely made!
Read the full evaluation of Finale and our interview with director Søren Juul Petersen
3. The Witch: Part 1 – The Subversion
The greatest shock of the festival, The Witch: Part 1 – The Subversion was nothing like I assumed it was going to be. Delivering twist after twist, the seemingly light household drama transforms right into a high-octane thrill experience and it left me completely exhilarated.
Read the full evaluation of The Witch: Part 1 – The Subversion
2. Level 16
Sci-fi thriller Level 16 featured two beautiful performances – Katie Douglas and Sara Canning – and was terrifying partially as a result of it’s not really all that removed from actuality. Writer/director Danishka Esterhazy has crafted an intense movie that retains you on the edge-of-your-seat and can stand as much as repeat viewings.
Read the full evaluation of Level 16 and our interview with director Danishka Esterhazy
1. The Rusalka
Words can’t specific how a lot I adored The Rusalka, which will likely be named The Siren when it’s launched as half of FrightFest Presents in May. A refreshing tackle the monster style, film-maker Perry Blackshear’s extremely emotional and sophisticated love story is filled with stellar performances whereas turning horror conference on its head. A really particular movie.
Read the full evaluation of The Rusalka and our interviews with director Perry Blackshear and star Evan Dumouchel
To discover out about upcoming FrightFest occasions head over to www.frightfest.co.uk.