Opening FrightFest 2012 The Seasoning House prompted one of the most controversial Q and A questions from the crowd I had ever heard in my time at the legendary London horror festival.
Spanish director Jaume Balagueró made his name making the now infamous found footage frightener that is Rec and Rec 2. Taking a break from the undead brutality, Sleep Tight, which premiered at FrightFest 2012, is a whole other sort of horror but just as interesting and evocative.
The Soska sister’s American Mary was one of the most eagerly anticipated and well received films at FrightFest 2012. Foror many of the amassed audience it was their film of the fest. Sadly for me this story of surgery, revenge and extreme body enhancement was more of a botched nose job than a medical marvel.
Violent thriller The Victim is notable as it marks actor Michael Biehn’s first foray into script writing and direction, both with varying degrees of success.