EXCLUSIVE: Check Out Official Poster For Grimmfest's MONSTERS AND MOVIES Event

Join Neil Marshall, Mick Garris, Alice Krige and more for a weekend of talks and screenings at Manchester's Odeon Great Northern from November 19th - 20th.

By Amber T · @hornbloodfire · October 25, 2022, 1:45 PM EDT
Mick Garris' SLEEPWALKERS is among the classic horror movies screening at MONSTERS AND MOVIES.

Manchester's Grimmfest might have ended on October 9th, but the festival’s fright and fun isn't over yet.

The team behind the International Festival of Fantastic Film are keeping the spooky spirit going even after Halloween with MONSTERS AND MOVIES, a weekend of screenings, in-depth talks and discussions with the creative talents behind some of the most significant and iconic monster movies of recent years.

Presented as part of the BFI’s IN DREAMS ARE MONSTERS season, a celebration of horror across the UK during October and November, Grimmfest’s MONSTERS AND MOVIES event will take place at the Odeon Great Northern in Manchester, UK on November 19th - 20th.

The monster event includes a huge mix of screenings from iconic horror classics to new additions, as follows:

  • An American Werewolf in London (4K remastered),
  • The Thing (4K remastered, with a specially recorded introduction from John Carpenter himself)
  • The Descent (directed by Neil Marshall)
  • The Lair (the latest from Neil Marshall)
  • She Will (directed by Charlotte Colbert)
  • Wolf Manor (directed by Dominic Brunt)
  • The Hallow (directed by Corin Hardy)
  • Sleepwalkers (30th Anniversary screening, presented by director Mick Garris and star Alice Krige)

Guest speakers attending MONSTERS AND MOVIES include:

  • Reece Shearsmith (Inside No.9, The League Of Gentlemen),
  • Mick Garris (Director/producer/writer; Stephen King's The Stand, Masters of Horror)
  • Alice Krige (Sleepwalkers, Silent Hill, She Will)
  • Neil Marshall (Director of Dog Soldiers and The Descent)
  • Ramsey Campbell (Author of The Wise Friend, Fellstones and the Three Births of Daoloth trilogy)
  • Corin Hardy (Director of The Nun and Gangs of London)
  • Charlotte Kirk (Actress in The Reckoning and The Lair)
  • Dominic Brunt (Director of Wolf Manor)
  • Shaune Harrison (special makeup effects on Harry Potter and World War Z)
  • Charlotte Colbert (Director of She Will)

As well as speaking at the event, Mick Garris will also chat with Reece Shearsmith for an episode of his world-renowned POST MORTEM podcast.

Find out more about MONSTERS AND MOVIES and grab your tickets here – and then take a look at this amazing event artwork from artist Ilan Sheady of Uncle Frank Productions.

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