VUE Cinema West 12 Shepherds Bush Green London W12 8PP
SATURDAY 27TH - 1ST BLOOD - WORLD PREMIERE - CRUEL SUMMER
DISCOVERY SCREEN 2 - 11.05AM
Directors: Phillip Escott, Craig Newman. Cast: Danny Miller, Reece Douglas, Richard Pawulski, Natalie Martins, Grace Dixon. UK 2016. 80 mins.
Danny, a teenager with autism, escapes the inner city for the beautiful countryside as part of his Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme. Little does he know, that bitter Nicholas is hunting him, stemming from a lie created by the enamoured and envious Julia and Calvin. As the three close in on Danny, Nicholas' behaviour becomes increasingly erratic and violent, and Julia and Calvin must decide whether to go through with Nicholas' deadly plan to see him suffer. An exploration into the harrowing consequences and impact one tragic act of seemingly random violence can have on society at large.
SATURDAY 27TH - 1ST BLOOD - WORLD PREMIERE – HOUSE OF SALEM
DISCOVERY SCREEN 2 - 4.00PM
Director: James Crow. Cast: Jessica Arterton, Jack Brett Anderson, Liam Kelly, Robert Lowe, Les Mills. UK 2016. 105 mins.
A group of kidnappers become a child's unlikely protectors, after finding out that they have been unwittingly set up to take part in a deadly game of human sacrifice. Piece by piece they begin to uncover the truth about their supposedly safe house. Finding themselves trapped, they must square up to the demonic forces within the walls and uncover the terrifying truth of over 100 years of murder in the name of the Devil.
SATURDAY 27TH - 1ST BLOOD - WORLD PREMIERE – THE CREATURE BELOW
DISCOVERY SCREEN 2 - 6.10PM
Director: Stewart Sparke. Cast: Anna Dawson, Michaela Longden, Daniel S. Thrace, Johnny Vivash, Zach Lee, David Shackleton, Libby Wattis. UK 2016. 83 mins.
During a traumatic accident on a deep-sea dive, Olive, a gifted, young marine biologist discovers an unearthly creature. Losing her dream job, Olive smuggles the creature home, intent on studying it in secret, unbeknownst to her devoted boyfriend Matt and estranged sister Ellie. Plagued by gruesome nightmares, her fractured memories of what happened during the accident in the depths of the ocean begin to unravel, revealing her symbiotic bond with an eldritch horror far older and malevolent than she could imagine, one which drives her to carry out its sinister will, with deadly results for those around her.
SATURDAY 27TH - 1ST BLOOD - WORLD PREMIERE – THE UNKINDNESS OF RAVENS
DISCOVERY SCREEN 2 - 8.30PM
Director: Lawrie Brewster. Cast: Jamie Scott-Gordon, Amanda Gilliland, Dougie Clark, Daniel Casey. UK 2016. 86 mins.
Andrew Alburn, a homeless veteran suffering from PTSD, is plagued by flashbacks of a traumatic event he witnessed while serving in the armed forces. He retreats to the remote Scottish Highlands hoping to overcome his fear of Ravens, the dark creatures that populate his visions, but, in this bleak wilderness, his nightmares manifest into an enemy more powerful than he could ever have imagined. He must battle these monstrous entities as well as his inner demons to keep his life, and reclaim his sanity.
SATURDAY 27TH - 1ST BLOOD - WORLD PREMIERE – HALLOWS EVE
DISCOVERY SCREEN 2 - 10.45PM
Director: Brad Watson. Cast: Sarah Akokhia, Ethan Taylor, Lenox Kambaba. UK 2016. 88 mins.
The Hallows Estate is on alert as strange graffiti tags with messages declaring the streets will be taken over on Halloween begin to appear on walls around the place, along with sightings of strange figures lurking in the shadows. One of the gangs responsible for the serious anti-social behaviour that gives the estate a bad name decides to take these threats head on and ignore the curfew on Halloween night. But whoever this new threat is, they seem to have the very night on their side as they make good on their promise of claiming the streets by frightening and violent means.
SATURDAY 27TH - 1ST BLOOD - UK PREMIERE – THE CORPSE SERIES
DISCOVERY SCREEN 2 - Episodes screen with each 1st Blood Film.
Directors: Directed by James Button & Kristaps Kazaks. Cast: Jason Mahone, James Button, Natalie Martins, Abbie Hirst. UK 2015, 7 x 4 mins.
Dan and James have a dark secret. They must keep it buried and not let anyone, including Dan's girlfriend, Annie, ever find out. However, when the innocently, idiotic James brings home a prostitute, things start to go down hill fast and the body count starts to go up.