Horror Channel continues its transformation into new channel Legend with a heady mix of classic horror, sc-fi, thriller, action, fantasy and suspense titles.
The following Sundays boast some of the greatest genre movies of all time – John Carpenter’s THE FOG, and Joe Dante’s werewolf cult hit THE HOWLING, David Cronenberg’s body horror masterpiece SCANNERS, Tony Maylam’s THE BURNING, John Carpenter’s brilliant body-mangling monster horror THE THING and the equally brilliant VIDEODROME Croneberg’s cult-classic with acclaimed performance from James Woods and music legend, Deborah Harry.
Full film details in transmission order:
Saturday 6 August @ 21:00 – AN EYE FOR AN EYE (1966) *Channel Premiere
Talion is on the trail of Ike Slant and his gang, responsible for the murder of his wife and child. He teams up with Benny, a youthful bounty hunter. During a fight with the killers, Benny is blinded and Talion's hand shattered. In order to overcome their handicaps, Benny learns to shoot according to Talion's shouted command.
Sunday 7 August @ 21:00 – THE CHANGELING (1980) [Part of the Vintage Vault]
Saturday 13 August @ 21:00 – BUFFALO BILL & THE INDIANS (1976) *Channel Premiere
In 1885, Buffalo Bill's name is the symbol of heroism in America. His famous "Wild West Show", which is known all over the country, is organised by his brilliant manager, Nate Salsbury. But when he is off stage, Buffalo is a show-off who drinks and continually seeks new mistresses, while trying to consolidate his prestige. When he calls Sitting Bull for help to improve his show, he begins to get into trouble
Sunday 14 August @ 21:00 – THE FOG (1980) [Part of the Vintage Vault]
Sunday 14 August @ 22:50 – THE HOWLING (1981) [Part of the Vintage Vault]
Saturday 20 August @ 21:00 – ROBBERY (1967) *Channel Premiere
Based on the infamous Great Train Robbery, we follow Paul Clifton (Stanley Baker) as he forms a team to carry out an ambitious heist of cash from a government mail train traveling from Scotland to London. Everything goes to plan until the very last moment when a series of unforeseen events conspire against them and the police manage to capture the gang. Clifton however tries to escape the country using a counterfeit identity.
Sunday 21 August @ 21:00 – SCANNERS (1981) [Part of the Vintage Vault]
Saturday 27 August @ 21:00 – CODE NAME: GEROMINO (2012) *UK Premiere
Seal Team 8 must fight their way through the Congo to defuse one of the greatest threats the world has ever known.
Sunday 28 August @ 21:00 – THE THING (1982) [Part of the Vintage Vault]
Sunday 28 August @ 23:05 – VIDEODROME (1983) [Part of the Vintage Vault]
TV: Sky 148 / Virgin 149 / Freeview 41 / Freesat 137