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A very special day of vampire movies and guests.
We hope you enjoyed our HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHT. The Highlights are below. Watch this space for more on our upcoming Monthly screenings.
With three great horror movies, loads of raffle prizes and best fancy dress prizes, the whole night went with a bang. We hope everyone who attended enjoyed it as much as we did! Raffles & prizes.
Monday 31st October 2011. Dancehouse, Oxford Road, Manchester (next to Odder bar).
We celebrated Halloween 2011 in true horror style. Enjoyed three classic horror movies, drunk incredibly cheap beer and hosted our ‘almost legendary’ GRIMM raffles throughout the night.
Many of you came dressed as your favourite Monsters and Zombies (Pictures to follow)
MOVIES: We kicked off with John Carpenters classic HALLOWEEN at 7.30 pm; Michael Myers was back in this seasonal must.
‘John Carpenter and Debra Hill’s film is a genuine landmark in the horror-thriller genre’ – FILM 4At 9.30 pm. It was surprize movie time. We gave you the vote on three options. I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE, THE HOWLING REBORN or NIGHT OF THE DEMONS. The film that got the most votes, played! THE HOWLING REBORN, the new franchise reboot, got the vote. (The film is released on DVD in the UK on the 13th Febuary 2012)
11.30 pm. It was Zombie time! We were proud to present a special screening of ‘Classic in the making’, THE DEAD. The Ford Bros iconic Zombie movie has just been released to huge critical acclaim. After a packed screening at GRIMM UP NORTH festival earlier this month, it was back by popular demand!
‘A balls to the wall awesome ZOMBIE Film… Scary as f??k.!’ Harry Knowles – AINT IT COOL NEWS
This event was sponsored by Anchorbay Entertainment (Find out more about their films here), Piccadilly AV(For all your Audio Visual needs) and Haunted Magazine (every attendee received a free copy of the magazine!)
Join us for the opening night of this years GRIMM UP NORTH festival on Thursday 6th Oct at AMC cinemas, and celebrate the imminent release of UK psychological thriller RETREAT starring Cillian Murphy, Thandie Newton and Jamie Bell.We’’ll also have some of the other members of the MOST HAUNTED team joining us along with a number of well know faces from film and TV. If your lucky you might just rub shoulders with members of the SHAMELESS cast or find yourself sat with the HOLLYOAKS celebs. It should be a night to remember.It all kicks off at 7.00PM at the Manchester 235 casino (Adjacent to the AMC cinema) for drinks (Your RETREAT cinema ticket gets you one free drink at the casino bar and access to the after party). The film premiere starts at 8.00PM and will be followed by a Q and A session with the director, Carl Tibbetts and producer Gary Sinyor. Then ticket holders and guests will retire to the casino for the after party.Tickets are great value at £12.00 (£10.00 concessions) get yours here.
Here are just some of the guests we have lined up for the 2011 festival. Remember, festival pass holders get priority access to the festival bar and guest area within the 235 casino, adjacent to the cinema. Your chance to get up close and personal with our guests!
Guests confirmed so far (More to follow):
Carl Tibbetts. Retreat director. (Thursday from 7pm)
Gary Sinyor. Retreat producer, director of renowned British comedy Leon the Pig Farmer (Thursday from 7pm)
Martin Kemp. Actor, musician and director of Stalker (Friday from 4.30pm)
Billy Murray. Star of Stalker, Dog House, Rise of the Foot Soldier, Eastenders. (Friday from 4.30pm)
Jane March. Star of Stalker and previous leading lady to Bruce Willis and Harvey Keitel (Friday from 7.30pm)
Jonthan Sothcott. prolific UK genre movie producer. Stalker. Stripper Vs Werewolves (Friday from 4.30pm)
Adele Silva. Star of Emmerdale, Strippers Vs Werewolves. (Friday from 4.30pm.)
Neil Jones. Director and one of the stars of The Reverend (Saturday from 7.30pm )
Stef Hutchinson. Horror aficionado and Halloween franchise expert (Saturday from 2pm)
Lucy Davis (TBC). Star of Some Guy who kills people and The office (From 3.00PM)
David Moody. Renowned writer (The Autumn Series, Hater) (Sunday. Film intro and book signing from 2pm)
Robin Hardy . Director of The Wicker Man and The Wicker Tree. (Sunday from 8pm)
The Galactic Knights. Star Wars, sci-fi and horror characters brought to life. (Various times across the weekend)
Guess whos going to be with us on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th October. Click here for more info.