Film4 FrightFest 2015 news/update

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Film 4 FrightFest ‏@Film4FrightFest
Calling all FrightFesters...the full line-up for this year's August event will be annuonced on Thurs 2 July with guest/event news to follow.
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Just retweeted that....frightfest can't come soon enough...I have to negotiate skipping a family wedding on the saturday!
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Gives us a couple of days to sort out which Screen suits us best, which is good.
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Opening and closing film to be announced on the 26th June.
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zappa fan wrote:Opening and closing film to be announced on the 26th June.
Absolutely gagging for this. Not that past years fill me with confidence, but I'm still hoping for Crimson Peak as the closing film.
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I'm going to be unrealistically hopefull..

Opener: crimson peak
Closer: in a valley of violence

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Oh Alex, are you hoping for flying pigs as a guest of honur too? ;P

Most recent I heard was that Ti wasn't quite finished with post yet, and Blumhouse was looking at a Venice later this year as a gala premiere or 2016. We can dream though.

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Opening: Crimson Peak
Closing: Green Room
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Paul McEvoy ‏@paulmcevoy · 19 hours ago
Just 2 days until @Film4FrightFest '15 Opening and Closing Film announcements..tick...tick.. tick...
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Paul McEvoy ‏@paulmcevoy · 19 hours ago
All I can say about the @Film4FrightFest '15 line-up is that the genre is in great health this year - so many ideas and fresh takes..
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Opening Film4 FrightFest is the European Premiere of David Keating’s CHERRY TREE, starring Anna Walton (HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY, SOULMATE), Sam Hazeldine (’71, ‘Peaky Blinders’) and Naomi Battrick (‘Waterloo Road’). Keating directed the acclaimed WAKE WOOD for the revamped Hammer label, and here offers another blood-freezing rural nightmare that’s a provocative and compelling twist on the pagan cult chiller.
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Closing Film4 FrightFest is the European premiere of the stunning anthology TALES OF HALLOWEEN, an unbelievably thrill-packed ode to the spooky season by a tight-knit collective of popular horror filmmakers. Not only is this celebration of the treasured October holiday a terrific homage to such beloved classics as Dr. TERRORS HOUSE OF HORRORS and TORTURE GARDEN, it also represents a potted history of FrightFest’s shining heritage due to much of the talent involved both on screen and behind it being our special guests over the past sixteen years.
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Interesting choices, I understand or though I cant say for sure that these are superb films, And I know a lot of you wanted crimson peak as the opener, but it may still be on who knows,cant wait for the full list next week
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husky1 wrote:Interesting choices, I understand or though I cant say for sure that these are superb films, And I know a lot of you wanted crimson peak as the opener, but it may still be on who knows,cant wait for the full list next week
Although I'd never heard of it until now, CHERRY TREE does sound excellent and could be very creepy.
I'd read about TALES OF HALLOWEEN before, it sounds like it's in good hands with Neil Marshall and others involved.
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Festival and day pass sales will commence on Saturday July 4 at Noon. These passes will only be available online.
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I think you will find its 10 am not noon for ticket sales on the 4th, yes its all online...

It is NOON this year for tickets sale. This year they are all online. There will be however walk-up sales over the event it's self
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