Monday, 12 November 2012

MovieBar November 2012 - Halloween Special - Postscript...

So this month’s Moviebar didn’t go exactly to plan. With the DVD player out of action we had to turn to playing the films off a laptop. Now this would have been fine had we had prior notice, so certain files were rather large for smooth playback and had to be streamed online.

So not the best circumstances, but we managed to get through the night. A special mention goes out to the patient MovieBar audience that forgave us for the slightly odd structure and occasionally jerky playback.
Anyway, this is how it went down:-

The Raglob by Tim Grabham

The Raglob from cinema iloobia on Vimeo.
Down in the cellar lurks the mysterious Raglob...
You can find out more about Tim and his work at his website.

Skin Deep by Mark Hodge

Mark’s final film project from Croyden College tells the classic story of boy kidnaps girl to cut up for fun. Unfortunately this is not available online at this time.

Lovebug by Ben Kent

Love Bug Trailer from Ben Kent on Vimeo.
Frank’s blind date is way out of his league. However when she contracts a mysterious virus, it looks like his luck may be in. That is, until she turns into a homicidal maniac.
You can find out more about the Lovebug visiting the Facebook page

Dark Journey by James White

Trailer for witchcraft based feature.
More information and links to purchase the feature can be found at their website.

Jenny Ringo and the Cabaret from Hell by Chris Regan
The trailer isn’t online but you can keep up to date with developments on the film by signing up to the mailing list at

Janet Devis by Brian Gregory

Janet Devis TRAILER from Brian Gregory on Vimeo.
Minimalistic yet effective short about a witch in an experimental facility.
For More information please visit the website or facebook page.


Beast by Dan Childs

Created for the Brighton Filmmakers Coalition July 2012 film challenge. The challenge was to create a short film in one continuous shot with no cuts.

Hole by James Cookson

The Hole from James Cookson on Vimeo.
Creepy MR James esque short about a hole in the ground.
SeeSaw by James Cookson

See/Saw from James Cookson on Vimeo.
A street thug who kills a woman for her purse gets more than he bargained for. Kind of a modern day Mezzotint - another MR James reference.

 The Furred Man by Paul Williams

A bruised and battered Max sits in an interrogation room dressed in a ghoulish costume caked in dried blood. With his alibi littered with two corpses, blood-curdling screams, and a tale of "the beast", this furry man swears he can explain...
More information can be found at the Evil Hypnotist website.

Toys by Simon Connolly

Toys SHORT from Simon Connolly on Vimeo.
Toys aren’t evil,  are they?

Evil Table - by Molly Brown

A tongue in cheek short for The Halloween Monster Movie Challenge 2012

Best Before by Mark Boggis

Best Before from Mark Boggis on Vimeo.
Great short idea that that is overall both funny and creepy.

We had also planned on showing Captive by Gus alvarez but we only had this on DVD. Captive will now be shown next month.

Hopefully we’ll be more prepared for everything next month for our Christmas Special and the last MovieBar of 2012. It would be great for as many of you as possible to make it on 3rd December 2012.

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