With Grimmfest approaching rapidly, it is almost time for me to begin my bombardment of preview articles and preparatory musings ahead of my trip to Manchester to one of the North of England’s premiere horror events.
The line-up is slowly coming together with previously announced films Basket Case, Nightbreed: The Cabal Cut and Attack Of The Werewolves all finding their place at the event.
From this point on, I would expect the Grimm news to come thick and fast.
So let’s kick it off with today’s announcement.
The Grimmfest festival programmers have today announced the following,
FROM THE PRESS RELEASEWe are proud to host the English premiere of BELOW ZERO. A movie you may not of heard much about, but you will do soon! Pitched somewhere between TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE and ADAPTATION, with a heavy dose of FARGO in the use of location and performances, this movie plays facinating games with appearance and reality. It’s as much a study in psychology as it is of extreme horror. Beautifully shot and nicely acted by Edward Furlong, BELOW ZERO also brings Horror icon Michael Berryman (THE HILL HAVE EYES) back to our screens in one of his most interesting performances.
A failing screenwriter attempts to overcome writer’s block by having himself shut away in a meat locker for a week. As he starts to write, the boundaries between reality and imagination become increasingly blurry and the consequences ever more horrific.
We’re also very please that writer/producers Signe Olynyk and Bob Schultz will be joining us from the States for this special screening and, you never know, if we’re lucky, members of the cast might just join us too! Watch this space..
So there you have it. A tantalising little taster there… Grimmfest 2012 takes place from October 4th to 7th at The Dancehouse, Manchester.
Check out the official Grimmfest website for more information.