Grimmfest Monthly Double-bill(0)
Grimmfest Monthly Double-bill
TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE (1974): On a trip to visit their grandfather’s grave, a bunch of teenagers pick up a sinister hitch-hiker, who they quickly get scared of, and kick out of the car. But not before he has tagged them. Soon they will find themselves invited to dinner by the rest of his family…
I DIDN’T COME HERE TO DIE (2010): Six young volunteers working on a humanitarian project out in the woods find themselves gradually falling victim to a mixture of freak accidents, rash decision making and human unpredictability and error.
Grimmfest monthly double-bill(0)
CHAINED (Jennifer Lynch)
REPULSION (Roman Polanski)
Date: 9 January 2013
Grimmfest Christmas Spooktacular!(0)
Grimmfest Christmas Spooktacular!
We present two big screen supernatural horror movie premieres for Christmas 2012. A splendid double bill combining suitably seasonal snowbound chills and supernatural shocks!
THE CORRIDOR is released in the UK on 21st January 2013.
WHEN THE LIGHTS WENT OUT is released on 7th January 2013.
Venue: The Dancehouse Theatre, Oxford Road, Manchester M1 5QA
Festival of Fantastic Films, Manchester(0)
Festival of Fantastic Films
We invite you to climb aboard the greatest weekend a science fiction, fantasy or horror movie fan could ever find on the planet.
Based in MANCHESTER we have THREE programme streams containing a terrific range of movie-related events that include Guest Interviews, Discussions, Panels, Special Events, Presentations, Auctions, Artshow and Poster Exhibition, Dealer Room, Themed Dinner Parties and of course an AMAZING number of movies….. the old and the new run alongside each other throughout the festival.
Halloween showing of Peter Jackson’s Braindead at Cornerhouse, Manchester(0)
In collaboration with up-and-coming cult film night Optic, we’re pleased to announce a special late night screening of Peter Jackson’s 1990s classic Braindead, in all its original 35mm glory.
This trashy, gross-out horror follows village dweeb Lionel Cosgrove who is trying to maintain a budding romance with the sweet Paquita, whilst concealing the fact that his mum is a flesh-eating zombie. Meanwhile, Lionel’s greedy uncle Les suspects that his sister is dead and attempts to take over her mansion. But when Les celebrates his inheritance, his sister and her zombie pals seek revenge, and Lionel is tasked with saving his romance.
To help get the Halloween party started there will be a licensed bar in Cinema 1 plus some pre-screening surprises. Ticket holders also get 10% off all food in our Café Bar on the evening.
Braindead screens on Sat 27 October at 23.00. Tickets are now on sale.
Book online; visit Box Office, 70 Oxford Street, Manchester M1 5NH between 12:00 and 20:00; or call 0161 200 1500
Grimmfest, Manchester – Horror and Cult Film Festival(0)
Full line-up of guests and films, along with ticket info, on the website:
Jaws screening at Cornerhouse, Manchester(0)
Jaws screening at Cornerhouse, Manchester
Steven Spielberg’s 1975 shark saga Jaws was the first Hollywood summer blockbuster and remains one of the greatest films of all time.
When a number of shark attacks threaten to kill the tourist trade on the small seaside destination of Amity Island, Police Chief Brody (Roy Scheider) must enlist the help of crusty old sea dog Quint (Robert Shaw) and marine scientist Hooper (Richard Dreyfuss) to eliminate the menace. Setting out into the deep ocean on Quint’s boat, they soon come to face to face with the beast and a battle of wits ensues – but who will be the victor?
Featuring an Oscar-winning score from John Williams, don’t miss the opportunity to see this classic thriller again – just make sure you’ve got a big enough boat!
Jaws was produced by the legendary Richard Zanuck who died last Friday aged 77. In Spielberg’s own words: “In 1974, Dick Zanuck and I sat in a boat off Martha’s Vineyard and watched the mechanical shark sink to the bottom of the sea…Dick turned to me and smiled. ‘Gee, I sure hope that’s not a sign.’ That moment forged a bond between us that lasted nearly 40 years.”
Jaws screens on Sunday 22 (12.00noon) and Wednesday 25 (13.30pm) July. Booking is now open.
Buy Tickets online; visit Box Office between 12:00 and 20:00; or call 0161 200 1500
Manchester Comic Con / MCM Expo(0)
Manchester Comic Con / MCM Expo will be held at Manchester Central formerly G-MEX on Saturday 21 July 2012. Once again bringing some of the MCM Expo magic north of Birmingham & London. There will be a wide selection of entertainment as well as a packed retailers area.
Cosplay, comics, anime, manga, video games, movie promos, the legendary Robots Live show and so much more..
Launch of Wolf-Girls anthology in Manchester(0)
On 29 June 2012, Hic Dragones will be launching its new anthology of dark fiction: Wolf-Girls: Dark Tales of Teeth, Claws and Lycogyny (seventeen new stories of female werewolves). The book will be available from the website and from Amazon, and more information can be found on the website: http://www.hic-dragones.co.uk/wolf-girls.
To celebrate the launch, Hic Dragones are holding a launch party at MadLab, 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester on Friday 29th June at 7pm. See http://madlab.org.uk/content/wolf-girls-dark-tales-of-teeth-claws-and-lycogyny-launch-party/ for more info about the venue. This is a free event, with a wine reception, readings and giveaways. Places are limited, so booking is required: http://wolf-girls.eventbrite.co.uk. It’d be great to see you there!
Manchester Monster Convention(0)
Saturday 14 – Sunday 15 April 2012
Tales from the Crypt: Two Real-Life Vampire Cases
In Search of Real Monsters
Book signings, competititons and lots more!