News Round-up Week Ending 19 October

House of Small ShadowsAdam Nevill – House of Small Shadows

Fresh from winning The August Derleth Award for Best Horror Novel at Fantasycon 2012, Adam Nevill has released the cover (left) for his forthcoming new chiller House of Small Shadows. The book will be released in 2013, keep checking This Is Horror for further updates on the release date.

Halloween Season with Grimm Up North

Grimm Up North have announced their Halloween Season of films to be shown in the Manchester area. They include The Exorcist on 31 October, a double bill of Suspiria and Excision on 1 November and another double bill of The Shining and Room 237 on 6 November. Further details and tickets are available on the Grimm Up North website.

Robert Lloyd Parry Offer

The superb Robert Lloyd Parry is offering his CD Curious Creatures: The Shorter Horror of M.R. James for a special price of £6.99 (including P&P) between now and Halloween. Please contact Robert directly at to take him up on this offer.

13th Hour Horror Festival

The 13th Hour Horror Festival will run in London this year with events taking place from 25 October until 4 November. Events include a Psycho v Psycho showing of both Psycho films, a zombie film marathon and a lecture on Aleister Crowley. Check out the details of the event further and buy tickets from the 13th Hour Horror Festival website.

Carrie – The first trailer emerges

The first trailer for the remake of Carrie, starring Chloe Grace Moretz has hit the net. The film is slated for a Spring 2013 release and is the third incarnation of Stephen King’s classic debut novel after the 1976 original and a 2002 TV remake.


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  1. I love them all, and I wish so much that I could be there to watch the exorcist and the other horror movies, but I know they will be airing on tv here. Amc’s horrorfest is really creeptastic this year with all this week friday the thirteen and the other other films coming after, like halloween, chucky, rosemary’s baby, etc. I can’t wait to see what they’ll have lined up for halloween 31. Halloween is a fun and spooky time of the year for candy and telling creepy stories about zombies and creeping crawling creatures and monsters and the undead, like dracula. I love sitting by a fireplace and hearing all those gory tales and then watching them all on the tv.

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