mayhem

Ho-Ho-Horror: Festive Fright Pic ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE

Anna and the Apocalypse hits cinema screens across the UK on 30 November. The film got its debut at the Edinburgh International Film Festival – and I’ll be catching it at the Mayhem Film Festival in Nottingham’s Broadway on Cinema [...]

October 9, 2018

MAYHEM FILM FESTIVAL 2018: The Full Line-Up

The 14th Mayhem Film Festival takes place at Nottingham’s Broadway Cinema from 11 to 14 October and the festival will once again unleash an energetic collection of horror and sci-fi movies. It’s a weird and wonderful weekend of wicked [...]

September 5, 2018

Get Ready For More MAYHEM In 2018

It’s official (but it was never really in doubt) that the Mayhem Film Festival will once again return to Nottingham’s Broadway Cinema from 11-14 October 2018. Hopefully Movies In Focus will once again be in attendance. Here’s the [...]

February 21, 2018

Mayhem Film Festival 2017: Days Three & Four

Read about Mayhem Film Festival 2017: Days One & Two SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER The third day of Mayhem kicked-off with the festival’s weakest film. Tag had energy and visual style but it just seemed like a collection of concepts thrown together [...]

October 22, 2017

Mayhem Film Festival 2017: Days One & Two

The Mayhem Film Festival always has a great buzz. That’s because genre fans fully embrace the films they come to see and they’re willing to judge them for what they are (not on box office or PR). Every year the audience is willing to [...]

October 14, 2017

Mayhem Film Festival Unleashes Full 2017 Line-Up

Every October, the Mayhem Film Festival brings an impressive mix of quirky horror and science fiction to Nottingham’s Broadway Cinema. The festival will once again thrill audiences when it returns for it’s 13th year, which will run from [...]

September 5, 2017

MAYHEM FILM FESTIVAL Announces Its First Three Titles

The Mayhem Film Festival is gearing-up for its 13th year (unlucky for some, very lucky for others) and it has announced the first three films which will be screening at the event. As per usual for Mayhem, the titles are an eclectic mix for the [...]

August 12, 2017

The Mayhem Film Festival Announces 2017 Dates

Nottingham’s Mayhem Film Festival will be back in 2017 – the 13th year for the ever-growing genre festival. So, get out your brand-spanking new 2017 diary (the one you got for Christmas) and mark out the 12 – 15 October. Mayhem [...]

January 10, 2017

Interview: DON’T KILL IT Director Mike Mendez

Mike Mendez is a director who understands the horror genre. He knows how to embrace its tropes and create films which incorporate plenty of humour alongside the darker aspects, understanding the ridiculous without ever losing sight of what [...]

November 28, 2016

The Movies In Focus Recap Of MAYHEM 2016

Mayhem 2016 was yet another impressive year for the annual genre film festival which took at Nottingham’s Broadway Cinema. Movies In Focus was once again on hand to sample the festival’s delights – and here’s the rundown of what [...]

October 17, 2016

Believe The Hype: New Trailer For THE WITCH

The truth is: The Witch is not that scary. However, that doesn’t stop it from being a terrific horror film. The atmospheric tale might even be better than recent top-grade chillers like It Follows and The Babadook. I caught Robert [...]

February 2, 2016

Poster For Fascinating Horror THE WITCH

Movies In Focus caught The Witch at the Mayhem film festival in Nottingham and it stood out as a smart and entertaining horror that had a lot of great elements (it’s actually much more than simply a ‘horror’). Here’s a poster for the film [...]

November 14, 2015

The Movies In Focus Recap Of MAYHEM 2015

Mayhem 2015 delivered beyond expectations. The horror/sci-fi festival at Nottingham’s Broadway Cinema offered-up a wide selection of genre movies as well as a live reading of the lost Hammer film, The Unquenchable Thirst Of Dracula. Movies in [...]

October 25, 2015

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