Wednesday 13th March, Stockport Plaza (7.15pm start. £8.00 entry) TICKETS HERE

 

THE WHISPERER IN DARKNESS & FROM BEYOND

 

HP Lovecraft was one of American horror fiction’s greatest visionaries.  His unique mixture of invented mythology, gothic horror, and science fiction, has long been a challenge to filmmakers. We are delighted to be presenting two of the more imaginative interpretations of his work…

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THE WHISPERER IN DARKNESS (2012): A series of floods in rural Vermont uncovers the bodies of grotesque creatures that seem to match descriptions given in certain local myths and legends. Miskatonic University Folklorist Albert Wilmarth goes to investigate further, and uncovers a conspiracy that extends out into the furthest reaches of space and down into the darkest pits of hell. Featuring Native American folklore, brain transplants, unspeakable cults, and aliens from Pluto, this is a real labour of love by the HP Lovecraft Historical Society. Shot to look like a 1930s RKO horror movie, in elegant B&W, with stylised performances, and elegantly retro production, it will appeal to Lovecraft fans, film fans, and anyone looking for something a little… unusual. THE WHISPERER IN DARKNESS will be released in the UK later this year by Grimm entertainment.

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FROM BEYOND  (1986 – Remastered in HD): Scientists experimenting with the pineal gland to stimulate a Sixth Sense discover that by doing so, they are able to perceive hostile creatures existing in a dimension parallel to ours.Even worse, the creatures can now see them. Following on from their outrageous, splattery, blackly comic take on Lovecraft’s novella HERBERT WEST: REANIMATOR, Director Stuart Gordon and Writer-Producer Brian Yuzna reunited with stars Jeffrey Combs and Barbara Crampton for this equally garish and gruesome, but rather lesser known follow-up. FROM BEYOND will be available in HD remastered format from March 2013, courtesy of Secondsight films.

Tickets available HERE.

Grimmfest have been running screenings for a while now on top of their yearly film festival. They are showing some fantastic films in the coming months at The Plaza in Stockport and also at the Dancehouse in Manchester . Why not try coming to a screening , these are always lots of fun , really laidback with food and drink available and a sit where you want policy so always a great view. If anyone has any questions please get in touch and I can give you lots of info from a viewers side. Please support what these guys & gals are doing , without viewers there will be no screenings and its back to Cineworld for the lot of you.

Most of what Grimmfest show does not get shown on the big screen , so each viewing is unique and set in some wonderful old atmospheric venues.

Please check out their site for more information on future events – http://www.grimmfest.com/grimmupnorth/category/monthly-screenings

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