From 9pm on Friday 7th March Horror Channel will be devoted to nightmares including two movies featured on Horror Channel’s Night Terror App: Black Christmas and House By The Cemetery. Horror Channel presenter Emily Booth will give her insight into each of the four movies and viewers can download the Night Terror App for free from itunes and enjoy a night in before heading to bed to let the nightmares begin.
21:00 – GRAVE ENCOUNTERS (2011)
Lance Preston and the crew of “Grave Encounters”, a ghost-hunting reality television show, are shooting an episode inside an abandoned psychiatric hospital, where unexplained phenomena has been reported for years. They quickly realise that the building is more than just haunted – it is alive – and it has no intention of ever letting them leave. Directed by The Vicious Brothers, it stars Sean Rogerson and Ashleigh Gryzko
22:50 – THE HOUSE BY THE CEMETARY
Norman Boyle moves his family into a New York mansion, taking over the residence and the work of a dead colleague, who killed himself while researching a certain Dr. Freudstein. But something is not all right in the creepy mansion. Especially the basement seems to hide some cruel mystery. This is the third instalment of the unofficial Gates of Hell trilogy and the movie made the infamous video nasty list in the 1980s.
Bob Clark’s Sorority House horror classic, which stars Olivia Hussy and Margot Kidder, influenced such spine-chilling greats as Halloween and Scream. As a group of sorority girls start to make plans for the Christmas holidays an obscene phone call shatters the yuletide peace. When one of the girls is murdered by an unknown sadistic killer, a frantic search begins before the blood starts to flow.
From Bernard Rose, the director of ‘Candyman’ comes a horror story where fantasy and reality collide when a bed ridden 13 year old discovers whatever she draws in her sketchbook comes to life in her dreams. However, the young girl’s mind gives rise to powerful manifestations that aren’t always quite the innocent visions she had in mind. Stars Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd and Xander Berkeley.
TV: Sky 319 / Virgin 149 / Freesat 138