Grimmfest Halloween Horror Nights

Tom Grieve, Cinema Editor

Grimmfest Halloween Nights, online, 30–31 October 2020, from £10 - Book now

Looking for a scary movie to watch this Halloween? This year you can hand over control to Grimmfest, Manchester’s premiere horror and genre film festival, who have curated two nights of blood, gore, monsters and mayhem for film fans to enjoy from home.

Starting on Halloween-eve, there are over four hours of scheduled content each evening, with four feature film premieres joined by a selection of shorts that explore everything from the horrors of short term rentals in In the Mirrors, to the grisly comedy of life as a hitwoman in Green Cobra.

Feature film-wise, Friday 30 October sees first time UK showings of Beast Mode — a black-hearted satire of crass celebrity — and Homewrecker, a savage study of social awkwardness that starts off in a yoga classroom.

For Halloween itself, Zach Galligan of Gremlins fame is joined by metal royalty in the form of Slipknot’s Corey Taylor, for the spooky anthology Bad Candy. That’s before an all-girl punk band is kidnapped and forced to fight in gladiatorial combat the Northern UK premiere of Spare Parts.

Grimmfest Halloween Nights, online

30–31 October 2020
From £10