Out on UK DVD and Blu-Ray Monday 24th, a Sheriff’s deputy and the staff at a remote hospital find that there are worse places than hell, in Jeremy Gillespie and Steven Kostanski’s twisted horror THE VOID.
A Sheriff’s deputy (Aaron Poole – TVs Strange Empire) brings an injured teenager to a remote hospital, which is just in the process of relocating, owing to a recent fire. But whilst the few staff left on duty are trying to tend to him and the other patients, they suddenly find the building surrounded by strange hooded figures brandishing knives.
Joined by a couple of redneck vigilantes, who have a score to settle with the teenager that the deputy brought in. It seems that it’s not the people outside they really need to worry about, as some of the staff begin a hideous transformation and start attacking them.
Surrounded by cult members outside and having to fight off attacks from strange creatures inside, the group realise they need to put aside their differences if they are to survive the night, and a deadly secret in the hospital basement is about to be uncovered….
Also starring Kenneth Walsh (Exorcism of Emily Rose), Kathleen Munroe (TV’s Ressurection) Ellen Wong (Scott Pilgrim Vs the World) and Art Hindle (The Brood, Invasion of the Body snatchers), The Void is an edge of your seat horror, that fuses HP Lovecraftian elements with Assault on Precinct 13, The Beyond, Hellraiser, The Thing and even Rosemary’s Baby and is this years must-see indie horror.
I was sent the DVD to review which contains the follow special features.
-Audio commentary track with directors Jeremy Gillespie and Steven Kostanski
-Making-of feature (24mins) – a behind the scenes look at the making of the film, featuring interviews with the cast and crew.
-Proof of concept trailer (2:57) – Essentially an extended teaser trailer, designed to promote the films crowd funding campaign.
The Blu-Ray release also contains these, along with the following…
-Art of the Void feature
-Making the creatures documentary.
The Void has certainly gone down a storm on the festival circuit and was very well received at the Mayhem Festival in Nottingham, which is where I first saw it (check out the pic of me with the directors and producer below).
The film has already been released Digitally in the UK, but is out on UK BD and DVD Monday 24th from Signature entertainment.
View the trailer on YouTube