Official poster released for Abertoir Horror Festival 2017

Festival passes are now on sale for Abertoir, the annual horror festival based in the Aberystwyth Arts Centre in Wales every November – and, in a festival tradition, the team have now released this year’s official poster from artist Pete Stevenson. If you hadn’t known that this year’s festival has a bit of giallo theme, […]

Celluloid Screams 2017

Festival season is upon us once more, and one by one, the best horror and genre film festivals of the UK are revealing what they have lined up. Myself and co-editor Ben often take ourselves down to Sheffield’s Showroom Cinema for Celluloid Screams: now in its ninth year, it has introduced us to a range […]

Mayhem Film Festival 2017 releases full line-up

We’re heading straight into the UK horror festival season and Nottingham’s mighty Mayhem has just revealed its full line-up for its 13th edition of the festival. Taking place 12-15th October at the gorgeous Broadway cinema in the heart of Nottingham, the festival doesn’t just take on horror, but also, sci-fi, thrillers and cult classics. There […]

Abertoir Horror Festival 2017 hosting Italian genre legends

In the wake of FrightFest, the UK horror film festival season really begins in earnest, and at Warped Perspective one of our favourites is Abertoir, the international horror festival of Wales. (Full disclosure for those who don’t already know: our writer Nia Edwards-Behi is the festival’s co-director.) Abertoir is always a celebration of horror cinema […]

RIP George Romero

It’s with shock and sadness that we have learned that George Romero has passed away, following a short battle with lung cancer. He was 77 years old. His breakthrough film, Night of the Living Dead, accidentally spawned a genre – with the ghouls which he envisioned becoming our ‘zombies’ – not entities which had anything […]

Comics News You Can Use: Locke & Key TV Series, New Kingsman, Stan Lee Hearts White Castle

After three attempts at bringing IDW’s Locke and Key to both the big screen and the small screen, fans might finally see their favorite supernatural mystery in a live-action adaption. The series is getting some headway with what I’ve been told is a promising script written by the comic co-creator, Joe Hill, and has garnered […]

Comics news you can use: Adventure Time Elements, Batgirl movie, Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe Again

For those who are enamoured with the high octane fantasy of Conan but wish there were a few more sassy talking clouds, Adventure Time has filled that gap perfectly. Despite the animated TV series announcing an official end in 2018, there are plenty of adventures still left, and the creators have recently announced a new […]