Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week …
Sinister Grin Press offering cut-price scares for all of Halloween month
If you need new material to scare the life out of you ahead of Halloween, then you can rest easy because Sinister Grin press have got you covered. The kindle editions of their entire back catalogue have been reduced to $2.99 in the USA and around £3 in the UK. Some of their titles are available for even less. This includes new releases, such as last week’s Episodes of Violence by David Bernstein, the tale of a young woman who starts college full of optimism, only to see it all unravel when something dark awakens inside her. You can pick up Episodes of Violencehere.
British asylum-based horror film, Cain Hill, to be released in time for Halloween
When a group of young documentary makers arrive at the notorious, long-closed Cain Hill asylum, they seek to uncover the mystery of the numerous abductions and murders that have taken place since the hospital’s closure. Things quickly start to go wrong and it becomes apparent that one of the inmates may never have left the asylum at all. Starring Gemma Atkinson (13Hrs) and Michael Parr (Dark Ascension) Cain Hill will hit UK cinema screens in time for Halloween.
The Horror Channel devotes November to British horror and sharks
The Horror Channel have announced their line-up for the month of November and it is brimming with British horror and shark-related film. Classics such as Dog Soldiers, The Descent and The Hole will share schedule time with network premieres like The Happening and Silent Hill. There is also a Sharkmania season in November, featuring Super Shark, Ice Sharks and the network premieres of Sharknado 4 & 5. Take a look at the trailer, below.