October 18-26, 2012 - 9 Nights Of Horror, Sci-Fi, Action & Cult Movies!

2011 Program

COCKNEYS VS ZOMBIES - Cdn Premiere! - Sat, Oct 20, 9.45 PM - Zombie Apprec. Night -  Bloor Cinema

Directed by Matthias Hoene, UK, 2012, 88 mins **Director In Attendance for Q&A!**

Principal Cast: Georgina King, Alan Ford, Honor Blackman, Michelle Ryan, Harry Treadaway

Canadian Premiere, One Screening Only
Sat, Oct 20, 9.45pm, Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, 506 Bloor St. W. at Bathurst. Door Tickets from: 2.45pm, Seating from: 9.15pm.
$14 Reg, $24 Double Feat. with [REC] 3: Genesis at 6.45 pm. Zombies: $12/20. Adv.Tix Online until 11.59pm Day before Show.

Short Description

When a bunch of East End bank robbers find themselves caught in the middle an outbreak of the undead on the streets of London, it’s every gangster for himself.  One part SHAUN OF THE DEAD, one part SNATCH, and loaded with outrageous zombie kills, the latest hit zombie comedy from Britain is a shotgun blast of fun from start to finish!

The Buzz

“Huge fun…watch out, zoms, the zimmers and their kids are caming ta ge’cha!” - Ain’t It Cool News

“An action-packed, gory, funny and very enjoyable film.” - Screen Jabber

“A visual orgy of guns and gore with some great effects and plenty of action….Cockneys vs. Zombies gives you exactly what it says in the title!” - Love Horror

Official Selection - over 10 International Film Festivals including Fantastic Fest, London FrightFest, Sitges

London’s famous, or rather infamous, east end has seen its share of monsters: Jack the Ripper, the Kray Brothers, and now, zombies. But the zombies picked the wrong end of jolly old London town, as these East Enders won’t give up without a cracking good fight. From screenwriter James Moran (SEVERANCE, DOCTOR WHO) and director Matthias Hoene comes a hilarious new take on the zombie genre. Brothers Andy and Terry, in an effort to save their grandfather Ray’s quiet retirement home from being sold to condo developers, grab a few friends and attempt to rob a bank. Just as they’re about to escape with the loot, they find their way blocked by hordes of the undead, and must make their way to the retirement home, guns blazing. Meanwhile, Ray and his fellow retirees, with their East End bravado, must fight off another zombie horde, hip replacements and all. This film is destined to join the ranks of great horror comedies.
- Shelagh Rowan-Legg

Screens with Short Film:
World Premiere
Matthew Campagna, 10 min, Canada, 2012
The trouble with inventing time travel is that it leads to all those bothersome future-selves that come a knocking. Co-stars Battlestar Galactica’s Richard Hatch.


Film Trailer

Opening Title Sequence



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See Related Films at the Fest

  • OCT. 20: [REC] 3 Genesis (the hit zombie series sequel, screens right before)
  • OCT. 21: DOOMSDAY BOOK (Apocalyptic Sci-Fi, includes a zombie outbreak)
  • OCT. 24: DEAD SUSHI (Japanese horror comedy, includes zombified sushi eaters)

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