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OK so here's some British indie horror films we think may be coming to DVD/VOD or even a Cinema near you in 2017? We say 'may' as with indie movies you can never be sure.
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Later in the year we’ll of course be bringing you our usual FrightFest 2017 coverage, with news on all the British horror movies featured plus the best in international movie gore with our Podcasts, reviews and trailers.
HOUSE OF SALEM - Directed By James Crow
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.
A Dark Song - Directed By Liam Gavin. Irl/UK
A DARK SONG stars Steve Oram (Sightseers, The World’s End, The Canal) and Catherine Walker (Leap Year, Patrick’s Day, Dark Touch) in this British horror about a determined young woman and a damaged occultist who risk their lives and souls to perform a dangerous ritual that threatens to blur the boundaries between this world, and the next...
Sophia is grief-stricken and overwhelmed with sadness since the untimely death of her young son. In a desperate attempt to achieve some form of closure, she reaches out to Solomon, an occultist with experience in an ancient invocation ritual that Sophia believes will allow her to make contact with her deceased child.
Locked away in a remote country house, the pair undergo a long and arduous ritual, risking both their mental and physical safety as they attempt to access a world beyond their understanding.
But when Solomon finds out that Sophia has not been truthful about her wish, a greater danger threatens them. In the dark, they find that they are no longer alone in the house. They are now in the world of real angels, and real demons.
A Dark Song is in Cinemas Spring 2017
The Chamber - Directed By Ben Parker
The impressive feature debut from rising British star Ben Parker, director of the acclaimed short SHIFTER. A special ops unit commandeer a commercial research vessel and it’s submersible, The Aurora, under the command of Captain Mats (FORCE MAJEURE star Johannes Kuhnke) to locate a mysterious item at the bottom of the Yellow Sea off the dangerous shores of the Korean Peninsula. When an explosion causes the sub to overturn and take on water, the four-man crew enter a pressure cooker situation. And when the stark horror dawns that not all of them will escape, a desperate fight for survival ensues.
The Chamber is in UK Cinemas March 2017
Britflicks Podcast with The Chamber director Ben Parker
Don't Knock Twice - Directed By Caradog W. James
For Jess, life has never been better. A successful American sculptor, she has recently returned to the UK, where she spent much of her troubled youth. Now happily married, wealthy and settled, all that remains to make her life complete is to rebuild her relationship with Chloe, the daughter she was forced to give up nine years ago. So when Chloe agrees to come and live with her, Jess is optimistic that she can make amends and be a good mother once more. What Jess doesn’t know is that Chloe has not come to stay because she wants to get to know her mother again. She has come because she is scared that a supernatural curse has claimed the life of her boyfriend, Danny, and is now coming for her. Chloe and Danny made the mistake of revisiting an abandoned house, once home to ‘Ginger’, a mysterious old woman said by some to be a witch. Local legend says that if you knock on her door then the vengeful ghost of Ginger will snatch you away to her hellish limbo. At first Jess puts Chloe’s erratic behaviour down to the trauma of her past and the resentment she still feels for being abandoned. But soon Jess comes to realise that she is all that stands between her daughter and a formidable and terrifying supernatural force. Thrown into a battle for survival, Jess must learn the truth behind the legend of the witch and ultimately make the bravest sacrifice of all and knock on Ginger’s door herself...
Don't Knock Twice is in UK Cinemas 31 March 2017.
Ghosts Of Darkness - Directed By David Ryan Keith
Locked for three nights in a house with a dark and unsettling past, scepticism and showmanship are soon put to one side when the two investigators realise there is more at stake than just their professional reputation. For once they have stumbled onto the real thing, but this time it's their own lives at stake.
Ghosts Of Darkness is released on DVD & VOD March 2017.
Blood Money - Directed By Luke White
After a botched art heist in France, a group of friends are left with a body on their hands and the French police hot on their trail. They plan to hide the body, sell the painting, and return home. But as they wait for their chance to escape from their secluded holiday home, they realise the body has gone missing. Paranoia and fear sets in and the friends begin to turn on each other. Soon it is clear there's a killer in the house and the group must figure out who is responsible before they all suffer the consequences.
Blood Money is released on VOD Platforms 3rd March 2017.
A Suburban Fairytale - Directed By James Crow
A disturbing and originally shocking horror film set in the dark heart of England.
Cain Hill - Directed By Gene Fallaize
When a group of filmmakers decide to investigate an abandoned Asylum famed for its mysterious disappearances they soon discover the truth is far more horrific than they could have ever imagined. Like the horrors of the 70’s; dripping with tension, suspense, dread and fear.
Cannibals And Carpet Fitters - Directed By James Bushe
The title says it all. Dean & Colin are two working class carpet fitters who are called on a job in the middle of nowhere by a sweet elderly lady Mrs Hanning. However the house has its own secrets and the two quickly realise that this maybe the last job they ever go to.
Carnivore - Directed By Simon Wells
Dave and Abi's relationship is ending, in an effort to save it Dave takes Abi to a remote cottage in a bid to reignite their passion. It doesn't go well and they get torn apart by a massive argument. At the same time a fearsome beast is weighing up its prey, lurking in the shadows of the forest gaining confidence to attack. Does the grumpy owner of the cottage have anything to do with it and will anyone survive? Checkout our exclusive behind the scenes set visit featurette here.
Crucible Of The Vampire - Directed By Iain Ross-McNamee
A Gothic vampire thriller set in modern day Shropshire. Set in a large country house, Crucible of the Vampire draws influences from classic 1950/60’s British horror alongside modern Korean and Japanese psychological horror.
Discarnate - Directed By Rusty Apper
A supernatural horror about the legend of the 'soul eater'. When a young journalist is assigned to write a feature on childhood fears and night frights, he gets caught up in the legacy of a real demon and is forced to face it's dark forces face to face…. The evil is among us, and no one is safe, how does your soul taste?''
End Of Term – Directed By Mike Murphy
Art meets horror in End of Term where history is repeating itself at the Ford Barrington Art School. A group of students are tormented by the lingering menace of Garth Stroman, an artist who had a disturbing vision fifty years prior. The pupils discover that true art can only be achieved through suffering and pain. With graduation fast approaching their celebrations turn into a twisted confrontation with medieval torture… all in the name of art.
Escape From Cannibal Farm - Directed By Charlie Steeds
From filmmaker Charlie Steeds (Labyrinthia) comes this blood-soaked Independent British horror movie "Escape From Cannibal Farm", a throwback to gritty brutal 70s classics 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre' and 'The Hills Have Eyes'! In the British countryside, the Harver family head out on an idyllic summer camping trip where they can bury past tensions and enjoy some family bonding. But when their camp is sabotaged by an unseen intruder in the night, they head to the nearby creepy old farm desperate for help, where vengeful farmer Hunt Hansen and his hideously deformed son aren't farming animals... Caged and waiting for their limbs to be severed, cooked and eaten one at a time, the Harver family must overcome their differences and unite in order to escape alive!
Forest Of The Damned 2 - Directed By Ernest Mari
Despite Lucy’s reservations, she agrees to her husband’s request to attend a wild party of Lust and sexual exploration on a remote island. Their passion soon turns to terror when they discover that one of the group has disappeared. Some start to believe that there is something evil lurking in the forest while others begin to suspect each other. Lucy’s biggest fear was that the weekend could ruin her marriage, she didn’t realise that it could cost her her life too…
Fox Trap - Directed By Jamie Weston
After a terrible accident leaving a young girl disabled, eight years later the group responsible are invited to a remote manor house in the countryside for a class reunion. Little do they know, they are being targeted by a masked maniac hell bent on revenge.
Habit – Directed By Simeon Halligan
Manchester, the present. Michael divides his time between the job center and the pub. A chance meeting with Lee, an introduction to her ‘Uncle’ Ian, and a heavy night on the lash lead to a job working the door at a Northern Quarter massage parlour.
After witnessing the violent death of one of the ‘punts’, Michael experiences blood-drenched flashbacks and feels himself being sucked into a twilight world that he doesn’t understand but that is irresistibly attractive. When he eventually finds out what goes on in the room below Cloud 9, Michael’s life will never be the same again.
House Of Afflictions – Directed By Anthony M. Winson
House Of Afflictions takes place in the late 1970's and tells the story of Kate Beckley (Michelle Darkin-Price) once UK's best-selling crime author but it has been years since her last novel due to a tragedy which befell Kate and her husband John, their daughter Julia disappeared...
Kate is coming to terms with the fact that Julia may never be found and has decided to start writing again, unfortunately Kate is finding it difficult to get back into writing due to constant distractions around her so decides to hire a temporary home to write. Almost instantly Kate begins experiencing paranormal occurrences, has Julia come back? or is there something more sinister lurking in the house preying on a grieving mother?
It Came From The Desert – Directed By Marko Mäkilaakso
IT CAME FROM THE DESERT (movies) is independent sequel to legendary video game by Cinemaware. The film is set to modern time, 60-years after the original games happenings.
Last Weekend – Directed By Rad Brown
Sometimes you need to escape for the weekend..This time you need to escape "from" the weekend! Six youngsters decide to take a break from the rat race and their problems on a camping trip to the West Country. The relaxing time expected soon becomes an unexpected adrenaline rush.
Mother – Directed By Scott Vickers
An expecting Mother (Rachel) and husband (Matt) crash their car in the countryside and are offered shelter by a farmer and his wife. Rachel soon realises the farmer’s children are in fact stolen. Just as they attempt to leave the farm Rachel goes into labour......
Paper Angels - Directed By Ian Dangerfield
For the past sixteen years, police haven't solved a troubling case. There are no clues, no suspects and it's not much of a priority to them either. In mourning after the death of her young daughter, Leah Menas can't help but feel like she's lost her again when her daughter's body ends up on the list of missing children whose bodies have been exhumed. Edward Dandridge is a computer repairman who is resolved to caring for his bed-ridden aunt, Carla.
Having survived a tragic childhood, Edward, who is pretty much a loner, has given up any notion of finding happiness. That is until he meets Leah and is totally smitten. Leah however, isn't sure she's ready to get back to the "real world" after having been a recluse for so long. Especially now, while her daughter's body is still missing. Detective Sargeant Melissa Thomas is determined to find out who the grave robber is and return the children to their restful state. What she finds out in the process however, will shock everyone. Paper Angels is a psychological thriller about loss, grief, guilt and redemption - but not necessarily in that order.
Redcon-1 - Directed By Chee Keong Cheung
Eight Special Forces soldiers are sent on a suicide mission into the zombie-infested remains of the UK, to find a scientist who may hold the key to ending the viral outbreak that has turned the population into flesh-eating undead.
Rock Band Vs Vampires – Directed By Raed Abbas
Old-fashioned vampire Jeremiah Winterford set’s up home in London’s Camden. Can a rock band armed with just their instruments save their fans from him and a life of vampirism?
Six Hot Chicks In A Warehouse – Directed By Simon P. Edwards
A body conscious photographer, Adrian, concocts a scenario in which he attempts to project his insecurities onto those who mock him. Hired by Adrian, his professed muse Mira and five other girls begin to question who is using who when it becomes clear that the not so normal mind of the photographer himself isn't all the girls have to worry about. Six Hot Chicks In A Warehouse is Neon soaked Ultraviolent Grindhouse style horror movie.
Sunburn - Directed By Anthony Alleyne
Mike, a young American tourist goes looking for his missing friend in an isolated Spanish village. Here, he gets embroiled with an alluring local woman who becomes increasingly obsessed. Forced to escape, Mike finds that his life is in critical danger.
The House Of Screaming Death - Directed By Alex Bourne, Troy Dennison, Rebecca Harris-Smith, David Hastings & Kaushy Patel.
With its roots firmly in the world of classic HAMMER HORROR anthology films, THE HOUSE OF SCREAMING DEATH revolves around the sinister & mysterious storyteller, known as THE ARCHITECT (Ian McNeice), who on one eerie night, in an old Manor House, is preparing to share four CHILLING tales with a captive audience he has invited.
As each story unfolds in their own unique, bloody & frightening way, the finale will shock and terrify as THE ARCHITECT also has one last story of his own to share.The House of Screaming Death
The Rizen 2 – Directed By Matt Mitchell & Taliesyn Mitchell
In 1955, NATO and the Allied Forces unleashed something that could tear our world apart. Military scientists couldn't stop it and the Army couldn't kill it. Which is exactly why you never send men, to do a woman's job.
The Wrong Side Of Town – Directed By Craig Quinn
Sean Fielding a former psychiatric patient returns home after a 10-year sentence at a high security mental institution to start a new life. Upon his return strange going on's happen and he is questioned by police over a string of murdered prostitutes. During this aftermath Sean is visited by a demonic spirit being told he must return to his evil ways.
Torture – Directed By Jason Wright
1,000,000 + missing people in the world so where do they go?
UK18 - Directed By Andrew Tiernan
2018: neo-fascism has taken over. The Government implements a program to chip the population of the UK. Eloise (Shona McWilliams) a documentary film-maker suspects she is being brainwashed by a secret Government organisation.
"Even if you thought you knew the truth, you wouldn't be close."
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