Things are about to get ‘beastly’ next month at the Horror Channel.Carnivorous sandworms, murderous ant hybrids, a giant snake and deadly creepy spiders…Creature Feature Season!
The channel will deliver a monstrous collection of creature carnage. Including the UK TV premieres of It Came From The Desert, smart, funny and very creepy homage to Ray Harryhausen from Marko Mäkilaakso. Arachnophobe’s beware your nightmares come true in Micah Gallo’s skin-tingling directorial debut Itsy Bitsy. every worst nightmare.
Friday nights throughout the month, will be your tuning in time for that Creature Feature Fix. The season will also include the channel premiere of Tremors. Ron Underwood’s affectionate throwback to 1950s creature features, starring Kevin Bacon. jungle snake nightmare Anaconda, will be a star-studded meat feat for the giant snake with Jon Voight, Owen Wilson, Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube and Eric Stoltz on the menu.
Friday 6 March @ 21:00 – TREMORS (1990) *Channel Premiere*
Kevin Bacon stars in this revved up monster movie made with an enthusiastic nod to classic 1950s monster flicks. Two handymen must battle giant carnivorous sandworms that threaten their small Nevada town. The eccentric and resilient townspeople must do everything in their powers to survive this new menacing species.
Friday 13 March @ 21:00 – ITSY BITSY (2018) *UK TV Premiere*
Kara (Elizabeth Roberts), a single mother struggling to raise two children in New York City, receives a job offer to work as a private nurse in the mid-West. At first things seem normal enough, but what Kara doesn’t know is that doom preceded their arrival in the form of a mysterious ancient relic. And, if her family are to survive the horrific nightmare now lurking in the shadows, they will need to confront their deepest fears and personal demons.
Friday 20 March @ 21:00 – IT CAME FROM THE DESERT (2012) *UK TV Premiere*
Inspired by Cinemaware’s cult 1980s video game, itself motivated by the giant creature feature craze infesting 1950s Hollywood. Get ready for the pulp action horror mutant monster movie of the year, involving rival motocross heroes and cocooned heroines, out-of-control kegger parties in the New Mexico desert, crashed meteors from outer space, secret underground labyrinth military bases and epic havoc caused by massive spider/ant hybrids!
Friday 27 March @ 21:00 – ANACONDA (1997)
A documentary film crew led by anthropologist Steven Cale (Eric Stoltz) and director Terri Flores (Jennifer Lopez) enters the mysterious world of the Amazon in search of the legendary Shirishama Indians. But when they meet Paul Sarone (Jon Voight), who is on his own dark quest to track a lethal 40-foot Anaconda, the expedition becomes a jungle nightmare and they must use every primal resource just to stay alive.