What do you mean, you’d never heard of the Black Movie Festival? Alright, neither had we. But our intrepid field reporter Hannah has, and she’s got the low-down on possibly the best place in Switzerland to get your daily dose of Yakuza action.
Contents of a classic Glaswegian Film Festival: Contains Music, a smattering of Youth Films, several heaped tablespoons of Short Films, a dash of Frightfest, and an independent magazine. Serves two annual awards. Now that’s a huge great big belly-full of Film delights.
Here at Best For Film, we want you to be prepared. Halloween comes but once a year, creeping up on you whilst you are distracted by the changing weather and the slow realisation that it’s not acceptable to wander around in your bikini because SUMMER IS OVER. And we would hate for you to miss out on super cool Halloween things due to a lack of preparation. So here it is, champs; a list of Halloween film events for you and me and all to share.
14-17 Oct. Whattaya gonna do? Hang around wishing it was Halloween already – or gather your entourage of scary film freaks and descend on a Hammer Horror film festival in Whitby, Dracula’s spiritual home? Revel in Victoriana, gloomy windswept seas, vampire masquerade balls and tea houses galore as this pretty coastal town is taken over by horror films for one pre-Halloween weekend only.
It’s rather nice to know that in an era of ‘torture porn’ (the Saw series, Hostel and others of its ilk) there is still celebration of films that are genuinely..