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‘Xmoor’ DVD Review

Stars: Melia Kreiling, Nick Blood, Mark Bonner, Simone Kirby, Olivia Popica, Sophie Harkness, Fergal McElherron, Jemma Obrien, James Lecky | Written and Directed by Luke Hymans

Written and directed by Luke Hymans (Dubplate Drama), this horror film, shot in Belfast, tells the story of American documentary film-makers Georgia (Melia KreilingCold) and Matt (Nick BloodSpike Island) who head to Exmoor in the south of England in an attempt to catch, on film, the “Beast of Exmoor” which apparently exists somewhere in the remote grassland of that particular part of Devon. There reason for wanting to capture this so-called “beast” on camera? £25,000 from the local newspaper.

Xmoor begins with the two leads looking at a YouTube video that is apparently footage of this “beast”, and Georgia convinces Matt to go to Exmoor with the intention of filming this creature and collecting the cash reward. Our documentarians are greeted early-on, while on their way to their destination,
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FrightFest 2014: From Moorish to Amazonian Horror Part 3: A Thrill Ride with Dinosaurs

From horror in the America’s to FrightFest’s foray into spatial horror with Luke Hyams’ moorish horror X Moor and Adam Spinks’ Amazonian adventure Extinction/The Expedition. From hunting a fabled beast on the moors to being the hunted in the jungle, these two British films took the FrightFest audience from open to dense terrain for two different kinds of hunts.

In a three part interview feature we spoke with X Moor’s lead actors Mark Bonnar, Melia Kreiling and Nick Blood as well as director Luke Hyams, along with the writer and star of Extinction/The Expedition Ben Loyd-Holmes on being the hunter versus the hunted in beastial horror.

Concluding the feature Ben Loyd-Holmes reflected on creating a thrill ride for audiences that would offer an escape from reality, and inspire audience’s to re-think next year’s holiday plans.

Why a creative career? Was there that one inspirational moment?
See full article at HeyUGuys »

FrightFest 2014: From Moorish to Amazonian Horror Part 2: Luke Hyams on X Moor & Finding the Filmic Path

From horror in the Americas to FrightFest’s foray into spatial horror with Luke Hyams’ moorish horror X Moor and Adam Spinks’ Amazonian adventure Extinction/The Expedition. From hunting a fabled beast on the moors to being the hunted in the jungle, these two British films took the FrightFest audience from open to dense terrain for two different kinds of hunts.

In a three part interview feature we spoke with X Moor’s lead actors Mark Bonnar, Melia Kreiling and Nick Blood as well as director Luke Hyams, along with the writer and star of Extinction/The Expedition Ben Loyd-Holmes on being the hunter versus the hunted in beastial horror.

Luke Hyams continues the feature as he reflects on the cold harsh reality of helming a film on the moors of Northern Ireland, as well as making a path for oneself to cross the landscape of British film.

Why a career in filmmaking?
See full article at HeyUGuys »

FrightFest 2014: From Moorish to Amazonian Horror Part 1: What British Horror Did Next

From horror in the America’s to FrightFest’s foray into spatial horror with Luke Hyams’ moorish horror X Moor and Adam Spinks’ Amazonian adventure Extinction/The Expedition. From hunting a fabled beast on the moors to being the hunted in the jungle, these two British films took the FrightFest audience from open to dense terrain for two different kinds of hunts.

In a three part interview feature we spoke with X Moor’s lead actors Mark Bonnar, Melia Kreiling and Nick Blood as well as director Luke Hyams, along with the writer and star of Extinction/The Expedition Ben Loyd-Holmes on being the hunter versus the hunted in beastial horror.

Mark Bonnar, Melia Kreiling and Nick Blood commence the feature as they reflect on the cold and unwelcoming English moor that was the stage of their tale…

Why a career in acting? Was there that one inspirational moment?

Mark Bonnar
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Frightfest 2014: ‘X Moor’ Review

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Stars: Melia Kreiling, Nick Blood, Mark Bonner, Simone Kirby, Olivia Popica, Sophie Harkness, Fergal McElherron, Jemma Obrien, James Lecky | Written and Directed by Luke Hymans

Written and directed by Luke Hymans (Dubplate Drama), this horror film, shot in Belfast, tells the story of American documentary film-makers Georgia (Melia KreilingCold) and Matt (Nick BloodSpike Island) who head to Exmoor in the south of England in an attempt to catch, on film, the “Beast of Exmoor” which apparently exists somewhere in the remote grassland of that particular part of Devon. There reason for wanting to capture this so-called “beast” on camera? £25,000 from the local newspaper.

X Moor begins with the two leads looking at a YouTube video that is apparently footage of this “beast”, and Georgia convinces Matt to go to Exmoor with the intention of filming this creature and collecting the cash reward. Our documentarians are greeted early-on, while
See full article at Nerdly »

Film4 FrightFest 2014: X Moor Trailer Suggests You'd Better Stick to the Road

Playing as part of this year's Film4 FrightFest is Luke Hyams' scare-a-thon X Moor, and right now we have the official trailer for you guys to dig on. You don't even have to take a flight across the pond to see it! Enjoy!

Melia Kreiling, Nick Blood, Mark Bonnar, Olivia Popica, and James Lecky star.

Synopsis

With their sights set on a £25,000 reward promoted by a local newspaper, American documentarians Georgia and Matt head to Exmoor in North Devon to film the fabled beast supposedly slinking through the remote terrain. Setting up a forest camp with an old acquaintance, the trio fix cameras to the trees and rocks, linked back to a computer nerve centre where nothing should go unnoticed. But then they discover some putrefying body parts all neatly tied up, and before long they realise they are in the lair of a beast right enough, but certainly
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A Red Room with a Vue: An Introduction to FrightFest 2014

Called “The Woodstock of Gore” by Guillermo Del Toro, otherwise more commonly known to the rest of us as FILM4 FrightFest, has recently announced the line-up of its 15th annual instalment that runs from Thursday 21st to Monday 25th August. This year sees FrightFest relocate to a new home at the Vue West End, Leicester Square, which has become home to the annual FrightFest All-Nighter.

In the year that sees one of the world’s leading genre festivals set down new roots, the programme will take on an international flavour whilst ensuring it embraces both genre features and shorts with “sixty-four films plus twenty shorts across five screens. There are sixteen countries representing five continents with a record-breaking thirty-eight UK or European premieres and eleven world premieres.”

FrightFest organisers are labelling the 15th chapter as an historic moment in the festival’s growth. Are you ready for a monstrous and memorable mayhem of killer claws,
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Film4 FrightFest's Amazing 2014 Line-up Announced! New Images Revealed!

The line-up for this year's Film4 FrightFest in London has just been announced – and boy, is it a doozy! Sporting a record-breaking 38 UK/European premieres and 11 world premieres, this August is going to be an exciting time in the genre calendar.

Check it all out right here, including lots of new images!

This year Film4 FrightFest will be moving from its previous home at Leicester Square's Empire Cinema to the nearby Vue Cinema (also on Leicester Square), prompting an ingenious reshuffle of the screening arrangements.

All main screen films will be presented at different times across three different screens, with two extra screens reserved for single-slot screenings of the various films hitting this year's Discovery Screens.

Here's the full list of goodies:

Main Screens (5, 6, 7)

Thursday Aug 21

Opening Night Film - The Guest (UK Premiere)

Director: Adam Wingard. Cast: Dan Stevens, Maika Monroe, Brendan Meyer, Sheila Kelley, Leland Orser. USA 2014. 99 mins.
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Line-up revealed for Film4′s FrightFest 2014

Horror fans take note, the line-up for Film4′s FrightFest is here!

From the press release:

From the opening night turbo-driven thrill-ride The Guest to the UK premiere of the closing night mesmeric sci-fi fantasy The Signal, FrightFest has netted the latest works from genre big-hitters such as Eli Roth (The Green Inferno), Alan Moore and Mitch Jenkins (Show Pieces), Tommy Wirkola (Dead Snow 2: Red Vs. Dead), Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller (Sin City: A Dame To Kill For), Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo (Among The Living), Fabrice Du Welz (Alleluia), Nacho Vigalondo (Open Windows and Extraterrestrial), John McNaughton (The Harvest), Adam Green (Digging Up The Marrow), Nicolas McCarthy’ (Home), Lucky McKee and Chris Sivertson (All Cheerleaders Die), Adrian Garcia Bogliano (Late Phases), Greg Mclean (Wolf Creek 2), Eduardo Sanchez (Exists) and Milan Todorovic (Nymph)

Plenty of genre movies have been garnering massive critical attention from other signature festivals which FrightFest has embraced,
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Frightfest 2014 – Full Line-up Announced

Film4 FrightFest 2014, returning for its 15th year, unveils its biggest line-up ever. From Thurs 21 August to Monday 25 August, the UK’s leading event for genre fans will be at the Vue West End, Leicester Square, to present sixty-four films plus twenty shorts across five screens. There are sixteen countries representing five continents with a record-breaking thirty-eight UK or European premieres and eleven world premieres.

Are you ready for a monstrous and memorable mayhem of killer claws, cannibalism, cult classics, murderous musicals, chiller thrillers, graphic novel action and sick celluloid masterpieces? Then prepare yourself for the biggest, strongest and most eclectic must-see programme in Film4 FrightFest’s history.

From the opening night turbo-driven thrill-ride The Guest to the UK premiere of the closing night mesmeric sci-fi fantasy The Signal, FrightFest has netted the latest works from genre big-hitters such as Eli Roth (The Green Inferno), Alan Moore and Mitch Jenkins (Show
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