In the wake of Edinburgh’s much-loved horror festival Dead By Dawn taking a one year break comes this three day festival of horror and fantasy. There’s plenty to enjoy for single film or weekend pass buyers. Feted French survivalist horror High Lane kicks things off, while there are also UK premieres of Indonesian actioner Merantau and nightmarish Canadian horror The End. Takashi Miike’s bizarre live action anime adaptation Yatterman also makes an appearance, as does a new restoration of Lucio Fulci’s 1980 City of the Living Dead and the original cut of Grindhouse. Book now.
Directed by: Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino, Rob Zombie, Edgar Wright, Eli Roth, Jason Eisener
Written by: Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino
Cast: Rose McGowan, Freddy Rodriguez, Josh Brolin, Marley Shelton, Kurt Russell, Rosario Dawson, Vanessa Ferlito, Naveen Andrews, Bruce Willis
Tarantino and Rodriguez's salute to the 1970s exploitation movie focuses on an ex-stripper with a grenade launcher-equipped machine gun leg, who meets and greets a troop of flesh eating mutating zombies. Taking a step down in tone, Tarantino's Death Proof traces two groups of women tied together only by the presence of a…