sUNDAY 15 january

Tickets for each time slot include entrance to the main feature and the short films

ALL FILMS ARE STRICTLY CERTIFICATE 18

All films are subject to last minute change without warning

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MURPHY'S LORE

UK : 1h 10m : 2022 : Directed by Mike Reed

10.00 : The Ballroom, Park Inn by Radisson Palace : Tickets £7.00

 

Special HoS Director's cut of the fascinating documentary about legendary indie filmmaker Michael J Murphy.

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+ STAG'S HEAD
Scotland : 45m : Directed by Douglas Kyle

 

After 4 people are killed in a supposed animal attack in the Highlands, a renowned Deer Hunter is brought to Stag’s Head Estate to hunt the Creature down before it strikes again. Accompanied by an ex-army officer and a ghillie, they embark on a monster hunt deep into the Scottish Wilderness...

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MINACIOUS

UK : 1h 30m : 2023 : Directed by Richard Anthony Dunford

12.30 : The Ballroom, Park Inn by Radisson Palace : Tickets £7.00

 

While house-sitting for her Uncle a customer service agent working from home (Sarah Alexandra Marks) is terrorized by a dissatisfied psychopathic caller (Eric Roberts).
Just when you thought it was safe to work from home.

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+ THE WEIRD WORLD OF MOLLY BROWN
UK : 20m : Directed by Molly Brown

 

Five short films by Molly Brown, covering everything from a slasher film version of Grand Designs to an investigation into the paranormal creature known as the Moth Guy (for legal reasons, because the name: "Mothman" had already been taken).

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THEY CRAWL BENEATH

USA : 1h 28m : 2022 : Directed by Dale Fabrigar

15.00 : The Ballroom, Park Inn by Radisson Palace : Tickets £7.00

 

An earthquake leaves Danny trapped and alone - then something emerges from the fissures.....

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+ NEONATE
UK : 11m : Directed by Georgie Kerssenbrock

 

A lonely and reclusive woman is left questioning her darkest desires when she finds an unconscious, young, and heavily pregnant woman in need of help.

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+ SUCKER
UK : 8m : Directed by Alix Austin

 

In a twisted story of co-dependence, two sisters are pitted against each other by a giant, abhorrent leech creature that uses its mind-controlling influence to puppeteer them from the inside out.

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POWERTOOL CHEERLEADERS VS THE BOY BAND OF THE SCREECHING DEAD

UK : 1h 36m : 2022: Directed by Pat Higgins

17.30 : The Ballroom, Park Inn by Radisson Palace : Tickets £7.00

 

When a cursed amulet turns their rival boy band act into a screeching gang of zombies, a group of cheerleaders must learn to use their wits, friendship and assorted power tools before a TV talent show takes a turn for the apocalyptic. A wild new musical horror comedy which has already been described as 'a bloody romp' by Starburst, 'fun, upbeat and often hilarious' by Dread Central and 'One of my films of 2022' by Nerdly. 

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+ TOFFEE APPLES
UK : 9m : Directed by MJ Dixon

 

Audrey just wants a quiet Halloween on her own, without trick or treaters banging on her door every few minutes. A plate of Toffee Apples and note should keep them from bothering her... but one visitor has its sights on more than candied fruit. 

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+ BEEP BEEP
UK : 9m : Directed by MJ Dixon

 

Emilia is on over her head, all she had to do was get something to Blake, but now her car won't start and to make matter worse someone seems to be watching her from the shadows. She's about to wish she'd taken the bus. 

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CASTING KILL WORLD PREMIERE

UK : 1h 20m : 2023 : Directed by James Smith

20.00 : The Ballroom, Park Inn by Radisson Palace : Tickets £7.00

 

A Hollywood studio is scouting for fresh talent and holding auditions around the UK for key supporting roles for its next blockbuster.

Sitting before casting director Arthur Capstone, many of these hopeful actors are unaware that they are about to become victims of fraud. They will lose their identities, their money, and their dignity. A few chosen ones may pay an ultimate, horrific price for pursuing their dreams.

Amongst the actors desperate for a role are Domenic and Ruby - young, broke, but extremely ambitious. They will try any ploy to win over Capstone for selection. Following a disastrous audition, Ruby discovers that her credit card and cash are missing. She and Domenic begin to suspect that there is something odd about Capstone, yet they remain dangerously oblivious of the darkness in his soul

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+ UPSTAIRS
UK : 18m : Directed by Phillip Trow

 

Breaking free of a medicated daze administered by Mum, Shirley, Jennifer Saint’s adamant there’s a sinister, dark, family secret surrounding her twin siblings Caroline & James, that resulted in her father’s death, but will their dinner guest, Tim heed her warning ...

“Don’t go upstairs”

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+ BLINK
UK : 5m : Directed by Geoff Harmer

 

Gal finally gets through to her friend Missy via Zoom, only to find that she is not in a good state of health.

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AQUASLASH DIRECTOR'S CUT

Canada : 1h 24m : 2020 : Directed by Renaud Gauthier

22.30 : The Ballroom, Park Inn by Radisson Palace : Tickets £7.00

 

Thrills, chills and screwball comedy meet tiny bikinis and gory dismemberment in this chlorine and blood drenched murder mystery.

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