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​EIFF 2018: Anna and the Apocalypse (2017) starring Ella Hunt

John McPhail's zombie-comedy-musical-high-school-Christmas movie is inventive fun for much of the way but less successful during its darker second half. Still, it's pretty slick for a low-budget production shot in Scotland and is worth seeing for sheer novelty value.

Ella Hunt in Anna and the Apocalypse

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EIFF 2018: Blood Fest (2018) written and directed by Owen Egerton

Robbie Kay, Seychelle Gabriel and Jacob Batalon play wisecracking teen horror buffs who have to use their extensive knowledge of rules and tropes to survive a blood-drenched festival. Okay, so it's nothing particularly new, but it zips by entertainingly with an evident affection for the genre.

Blood Fest (2018) written and directed by Owen Egerton

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EIFF 2017: Vampire Cleanup Department (2017)

A fun but rather slight semi-romantic comedy homage to 1980s Hong Kong kung fu vampire flicks.

Babyjohn Choi in Vampire Cleanup Department

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