Need a boost from the Lockdown Intimate Living Syndrome? Take your pick from this mixed species cocktail of horror comedies, bringing together serial-killer sheep, zombie beavers, normal zombies, graceful werewolves, Google-loving vampires and humans.
Given the confinement under which we are living today, our post-apocalyptic retrospective has acquired a new sheen of irony. Click here for Jean Alessandrini’s prophetic text, the list of the retrospective films as well as our “post-apo night of truly bad films”, trailers and all.
While confined to our homes with plenty of time on our hands, make it go by faster with the indie videogame, Gone Home. Developed by the Fullbright studios, Gone Home will take you on a 1990s nostalgia trip.
For the second Freak-Out Friday evening of the season, the Festival honours Lucio Fulci, a craftsman of exploitation cinema who has dipped into all genres of popular Italian cinema with two gialli, both atypical, but greatly appreciated by fans of the genre.
Ash takes his girlfriend Linda on a romantic trip to an isolated cabin in the woods. They find a very old book and audio tape recorded by a Professor Knowby, a distinguished archaeologist. The book turns out to be The Book of the Dead, a famous grimoire or book of spells that was lost in the 14th century. The recovery of the book and the recorded incantations liberate evil forces in the forest.