Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson’s, third feature film, The Endless kickstarted the weekend portion of Abertoir for me. The screening marked my second viewing of the film having previously seen it at Celluloid Screams in Sheffield.
Despite coming from such different ends of the film genre spectrum, horror and comedy are two categories of movies that have accompanied each other multitudes of times – often leading to great success. One of the best, and most famous examples of this, arrived in 1984 when Ghostbusters was released – generally considered the first […]
Abertoir would not feel right without a Vincent Price film amongst the line-up! He is of course the festival’s official patron saint, as appointed by his daughter Victoria who attended the festival in 2011 and 2015, respectively. Team Abertoir selected a film that proved vital to 2017’s giallo theme, Roger Corman’s Tales of Terror.
Horror movie streaming service Shudder has a terrifying tone of great horror movies so we thought we would delve into some of their specially curated Shudder Collections to pick some of our favourite frighteners.
A lesser-known giallo movie kick-started the third day of the festival. Antonio Bido’s ‘The Bloodstained Shadow’ is a worthy entry into the notable Italian sub-genre despite its little known status. Made in 1978, ‘The Bloodstained Shadow’ contains the expected bizarreness that avid giallo viewers have become accustomed to, including a serpentine plot, dodgy characters, questionable […]