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by Seat@theBack
Mon Sep 03, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: FF 2018
Topic: The Dark
Replies: 5
Views: 2303

Re: The Dark

*** LOTS OF EXTRA BIG SPOILERS AHEAD: WATCH BEFORE READING *** A zombie teenage girl living alone in a patch of much-feared and avoided (by locals at least) haunted woods meets an abducted/ abused boy blinded by hate. They hide and scurry through the trees together - occasionally venturing into the...
by Seat@theBack
Mon Sep 03, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: FF 2016
Topic: Downhill
Replies: 20
Views: 12697

Re: Downhill

Must just add this: If it's my positive review of the above that's been hinted at as being " paid for" :eek: or written "by the director" :eek: then I can promise you it was written by me, and only me, and totally unpaid for (sadly - but if anyone is offering..!!) :) At FRIGHTFEST I post all my revi...
by Seat@theBack
Mon Sep 03, 2018 11:58 am
Forum: FF 2018
Topic: Luciferina
Replies: 15
Views: 5624

Re: Luciferina

His DOWNHILL was a fun wild ride at FRIGHTFEST too @Shepherd's Bush scary place. That's not my recollection of Downhill... or its reception... with one notable exception. http://www.frightfest.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=69&t=7164 Guilty as charged! ;) And I've just bought that 3 disc special edit ...
by Seat@theBack
Fri Aug 31, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: FF 2018
Topic: Luciferina
Replies: 15
Views: 5624

Re: Luciferina

There's a distinct abundance of hallucinogenics in most of this year's FRIGHTFEST movies: CLIMAX, BRAID, THE RANGER, LUCIFERINA... and that's just the day ticket holders!
by Seat@theBack
Fri Aug 31, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: FF 2018
Topic: 5 RULES OF FRIGHTFEST: SEX, RELIGION, FAMILY, TECHNOLOGY, DEATH
Replies: 2
Views: 1761

Re: 5 RULES OF FRIGHTFEST: SEX, RELIGION, FAMILY, TECHNOLOGY, DEATH

Definitely as good as I'd hoped, and in all cases probably even better! *** Spoilery bits follow... *** 'DEATH' - in THE DARK - is a traumatic existence when you are aware of your own fate and and live with that death (as the undead!) every day, but also deeply invigorating and hopeful.. Super cool ...
by Seat@theBack
Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: FF 2018
Topic: Seeds
Replies: 0
Views: 1504

Seeds

(( Really big *SPOILERS* / Watch before reading!! )) SEEDS (the film's director - Owen Long - tells us in his FRIGHTFEST intro) was a family affair. Produced by his wife and starring his brother and featuring his son, it was also a work of love over many years. Having his wife on board was - apparen...
by Seat@theBack
Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: FF 2018
Topic: Best 5 of the festival
Replies: 24
Views: 8802

Re: Best 5 of the festival

1. CLIMAX
2. LUCIFERINA
3. THE DARK
4. SEEDS
5. CTRL
by Seat@theBack
Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: FF 2018
Topic: Luciferina
Replies: 15
Views: 5624

Re: Luciferina

But in terms of an unnerving sense of demonic evil on screen - LUCIFERINA really has it. I remember feeling that way after watching THE EXORCIST on the big screen for the first time... ****SPOILER ALERT**** ...and I don't think I've ever seen a sex scene quite so justified by context as it is here!!
by Seat@theBack
Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: FF 2018
Topic: Luciferina
Replies: 15
Views: 5624

Re: Luciferina

I'm thinking of the effect. I saw grown critics spitting their teeth out after this one, in their cliques in the corridors outside ... It was brilliant. That's the effect that horror should have on all of us! I thought Hidden In The Woods was one of the most tedious and worst films I've ever seen, ...
by Seat@theBack
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: FF 2018
Topic: What happen to the hygiene guy?
Replies: 17
Views: 6906

Re: What happen to the hygiene guy?

I had a man's giant hotdog sticking in my face during CLIMAX and the amount of mustard was a whole new level of extreme! On my other side there was the biggest pot of popcorn - ever! I felt like I was the lettuce in a sandwich! Give me authentic horror sweat over that thing in a bun any day: and hor...
by Seat@theBack
Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: FF 2018
Topic: Luciferina
Replies: 15
Views: 5624

Re: Luciferina

A FRIGHTFEST screening hasn't been this much fun since HIDDEN IN THE WOODS I've been to funerals that were more fun than the screening of Hidden In Woods, I'd assumed that turd had been forgotten without trace. I'm thinking of the effect. I saw grown critics spitting their teeth out after this one,...
by Seat@theBack
Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: FF 2018
Topic: Climax
Replies: 20
Views: 6840

Re: Climax

XAMILC ** Gigantic SPOILERS in the punch bowl ahead! ** A wild delirious ride through a throbbing, locked in, landscape A dance studio more like an abattoir's decor for an audition Isolation and claustrophobia in a room too ready for sacrifice Contorted shapes and silhouettes of dancers deranged Spi...
by Seat@theBack
Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: FF 2018
Topic: Luciferina
Replies: 15
Views: 5624

Luciferina

LUCIFERINA //// Really big *SPOILERS* all the way through! //// This was the film at this year's FRIGHTFEST that I most wanted to see. Well, ok - second only to CLIMAX; but that's a given. It's a shame that the director - Gonzalo Calzada - couldn't make the premiere as his movie was an absolute scre...
by Seat@theBack
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: FF 2018
Topic: What happen to the hygiene guy?
Replies: 17
Views: 6906

Re: What happen to the hygiene guy?

I'm going to stock up on the Lynx before CLIMAX..
by Seat@theBack
Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: FF 2018
Topic: CTRL
Replies: 0
Views: 1385

CTRL

CTRL //// Really big *SPOILERS* all the way through! /// I stood in the queue with CTRL's director. He waited patiently to be let through. Someone asked him why he was queuing up to see his own movie and he replied that he'd bought a ticket - respect! CTRL is a youthful, smart, well-plotted techno h...