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Breaking news: @ArrowFilmsVideo @FrightFest cancels Oct @Cineworld event midst growing COVID restrictions. Four day… https://t.co/RdLItOdH1w
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9/23
2020
@FrightFest @ArrowFilmsVideo @horror_channel @zavvi @alanfrightfest @paulmcevoy @ianfrightfest @CloutComCoUkhttps://t.co/cYIyCZ8RNl
9/17
2020
Working with Jaymee on this book has been a dream! I’m proud of how much stronger it is for her help, and… https://t.co/XwTPRpBcsT
Retweeted by Elliot BrooksCOVER REVEAL: UNITY, the forthcoming debut from the acclaimed @elly_bangs - https://t.co/fa4pYCm6yF https://t.co/BnuCy166u0
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9/15
2020
omg https://t.co/1WgMKh9Ps1
9/8
2020
It’s true when they say you know when the time’s right, and unfortunately, my time is now. It’s been a pleasure. Th… https://t.co/bbVL9PYFA5
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9/5
2020
That was an ASTONISHING T20. Australia making the rogue choice to cosplay as a 1990s England batting collapse. #ENGvAUS @adamstovall @alanfrightfest @breagrant Ah mate you'll love it, proper black-hearted little crime caper. Anyway, ho… https://t.co/A56wcvapyV @adamstovall @alanfrightfest Super deserved! It's such a lovely film - this and @breagrant's 12 Hour Shift were suc… https://t.co/WFUck1ujSY
9/4
2020
The only way I'd be happy for Bond to die in one of these films (which is the just-lying-there-on-the-table idea th… https://t.co/G3MYuSp9nnThis (and the thread) is genuinely the most concise and accurate summary of why James Bond is such a fun cultural i… https://t.co/vvwYI4Ty43(james bond being beaten up by a goon) GOON: bond you will maintain continuity BOND: Never GOON: the year is 2020 a… https://t.co/BHaKB1dYfk
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9/3
2020
So that's #FrightFest done for 2020! Spectacular fun. Best of fest is A Ghost Waits, with 12 Hour Shift and The Col… https://t.co/uw0ma2ThNKDark Stories: some interesting ideas, but cumulatively all just a bit pants. #FrightFestOne to go at @FrightFest - it's been super. Well done to all involved, its been smooth, fun, and a great way to mak… https://t.co/WCLbeEVrxABlinders: fun, tense little potboiler. Placed one notch too far down the silly spectrum with the ending, but really enjoyed it. #FrightFestEnhanced: soulless snooze-fest. #FrightFest
8/31
2020
A Ghost Waits: utterly, utterly lovely. A beautiful little thing. How wonderful. #FrightFest#Hall turning into yesterday's #Blind in realtime #FrightFestPOST CREDITS STINGERS ARE ACTUALLY MEANT TO STING, YOU BORING BORES #Hall #FrightFestHall: a well set-up and tense premise padded to breaking point to get to a feature-length runtime. Agony to watch. #FrightFestTwo Heads Creek: not quite for me! A bit one-note, and the jokes never felt sharp enough. Maybe something that need… https://t.co/HiVPKL0pLOSkull: The Mask: intolerably boring. Wall-to-wall expository mumbling intercut with passable gore that's ruined by… https://t.co/2IX49zsZwh @CallieRagdoll Too early for Halloween but not too early for Christmas. This is my ruling and I stand by it.
8/30
2020
Dark Place: the early sequences were interesting, but found most chapters incomprehensible (esp. the black and whit… https://t.co/Z0Pm7RmHWd @ephemeragrrl Really agree with this - can't believe it's still happening.Blind is one of the worst films I've ever seen at #FrightFestWILL THIS NEVER END #Blind #FrightFestIn 'Blind' they've very thoughtfully made every scene 16 minutes long and devoid of anything happening, so if you n… https://t.co/adSmjuL3oR @pamela_graham There was a severe lack of egg-stained pyjamasPlayhouse: respect for the ambition, but too dry, too slow, and too many actors struggling with very thin parts, no… https://t.co/KWpRvtN9RYThe Columnist: really sharp, really funny, a good Twitter-revenge story. Felt like it had done it's homework and ha… https://t.co/jeMg7UFgHBI bet the makers of THE COLUMNIST are furious TROLL HUNTER was taken as a title. #FrightFest
Retweeted by Elliot BrooksYou, a fool: with #Frightfest being at home it'll be nice to eat healthier, as you won't have to live off fast food… https://t.co/IGwrtrZSb2
8/29
2020
12 Hour Shift: super good! A black-hearted organ thieving caper with really fun characters. Although not sure why D… https://t.co/Tb4cU4mElpThere's No Such Thing As Vampires: well intentioned, but slow and shoddy. Though did enjoy James Masters reprising… https://t.co/GHJBmw5BEc
8/28
2020
Sky Skarks: appalling, boring, unfunny, and boring again. But, hilarious that @FrightFest programmed it on the basi… https://t.co/UlPTarkAkkAny Chromecast issues with anyone else trying to watch @FrightFest? Managed to pivot to laptop + HDMI, but casting wasn't working!An art installation of #NoTimeToDie posters with increasingly later release dates https://t.co/tdLUbAJrmU
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8/27
2020
This is quite literally the plot of MGS2 https://t.co/wJIAHDZvph
8/26
2020
Stunt performers hang from wires while rehearsing the hoverboard chase for BACK TO THE FUTURE PART II, discussed on… https://t.co/SzGIDZJKMT
Retweeted by Elliot BrooksI saw England take 19 wickets in a day. On the train home my mum said "It's not always like this!"My first test match - I was 11! Groundstaff let me watch the players warm up from the members area, really special.… https://t.co/br0nIuY7FY
8/25
2020
Ah, that's a shame. This is definitely a book that would adapt well to the screen - it's just a collection of actio… https://t.co/ma60WUIvfB
8/24
2020
This video of pandas just being pandas while a zookeeper desperately tries to rake leaves is the best video on the… https://t.co/8mCfegcUDu
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8/20
2020
@rawrsair I had to double-take that you hadn't photoshopped @liquidmatt's face onto this
8/12
2020
Omggg https://t.co/6p7sKjSE5Y
8/9
2020
@rawrsair @liquidmatt @kirstifer @Matenks Thinking of you.A friend on Facebook posted about how Emily Dickinson used the common meter and so her poems can all be sung to the… https://t.co/X3AdkTUnPd
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8/4
2020
Has anyone already made a playlist of all the trailers for @FrightFest? I'm excited for the tradition of watching t… https://t.co/KB2sJ48hLY
8/1
2020
😇NEW UNRAVELED😇 On July 30th, 2019, I began reading every single Halo novel. Today, that great journey is complete.… https://t.co/O4QIB4uhmh
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7/30
2020
I was made aware of this US cover of the first Red Dwarf novel this week... I just can’t stop looking at it... https://t.co/XmaYSGw882
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7/29
2020
@LukeWal34191176 @FrightFest That's my favourite Bob Dylan songThis is the coolest. https://t.co/oygHnbyxda4 months ago, our lab shut down and I began writing this #sciencefiction story. Today it’s published! Feat. the ye… https://t.co/uJfuGqxpLj
Retweeted by Elliot BrooksThe West Indies leave a safe home for an uncertain destination, live weeks in a bubble, deal with aches, pains, Bro… https://t.co/FzDuXjGy4L
Retweeted by Elliot BrooksSo excited about the at-home @FrightFest next month. I'm going to survive only on doughnuts and beer, and pay a str… https://t.co/Weblks2448
7/28
2020
I am now able to announce my poetry book THE SMALLEST OF BONES will be published by @CLASHBooks next year. This wei… https://t.co/7gEx0O8YDh
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7/24
2020
My book is out in UK paperback today! Note majesty lines. Contains: - AI failures - Highly questionable sandwiches… https://t.co/aDfROBqgka
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7/23
2020
BUCKLE UP I'M ABOUT TO SIN https://t.co/uKMSjHXB3oIt is a "I've covered these nachos with chilli and cheese and whacked them in the oven" kind of Friday. https://t.co/TGifkJRhJnIt is a "I've put three hash browns in the oven" Friday.
7/17
2020
@Matenks tbf I used to, for far too many years, refer to that as my 'vulva' @Matenks ... what did you think tonsils were? @CallieRagdoll U WOT
7/15
2020
"We've all been looking away for too long." @nassercricket opens up on his experiences of racism, the impact of t… https://t.co/1NzW5eY7JF
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7/9
2020
"If you don't educate people, they'll keep growing up in that sort of society and you'll not get meaningful change.… https://t.co/HqzqTpqSRd
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7/8
2020
[inside washing machine] duvet cover: climb in my brothers every single piece of clothing: we shall build a new life in the big sock
Retweeted by Elliot Brooks @joindicebreaker In games where you choose between cooperation and deception (Diplomacy etc) where do you tend to f… https://t.co/2ZaxLmYbHd @Hnery_T @outonbluesix @unloveablesteve Yes. I wanted to do a talk called “story is bullshit” about how if we were… https://t.co/FlZxAkpkgC
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7/7
2020
I profiled Charlie Kaufman, who still seems devastated by the commercial failure of a movie twelve years old - or m… https://t.co/SktzjJ6V5v
Retweeted by Elliot BrooksDATE REVEAL! ! Arrow Video FrightFest will return to the Cineworld Leicester Sq. and The Prince Charles Cinema from… https://t.co/UW0hwnCCSB
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7/6
2020
@rawrsair That's rough, hope he recovers quickly. Will be thinking of you all today. X
7/4
2020
Do you want to rewrite the narrative of 2020? We are open to submissions of flash fiction from writers of color on… https://t.co/zmVmLcUhG0
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7/3
2020
could not be more excited for the next Christopher Nolan movie https://t.co/wNsEBOj609
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6/27
2020
@Matenks Just glad to have you finally on board, champ.
6/25
2020
Arrow video frightfest will go virtual over the august bank holiday, presenting up to 25 films from Friday 28th Aug… https://t.co/KVVckHxlRq
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6/24
2020
@DayanBallweg @thischucklehead I take the correction! I can't believe the actual screenwriter stumbled across this… https://t.co/CgzYi46Gqv
6/19
2020
@thischucklehead Quite genuinely there's one called 'Love at the Christmas Table' which is surprisingly great! All… https://t.co/pDmCqmRoxs @thischucklehead I have seen more of these films than I'm comfortable admitting in public
6/18
2020
Very grateful to the football for testing everything out for the cricket.
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6/17
2020
Good morning. I've brought you here today to discuss the weird SPY WHO LOVED ME callbacks found in QUANTUM OF SOLAC… https://t.co/86RSWw53sf
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6/16
2020
We would love some more stories! https://t.co/EkzDTNhbCV
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6/15
2020
I’d like to point out that a band called Coriky will release their first album tomorrow. They consist of Ian MacKay… https://t.co/Fni6Wy8dCc
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6/11
2020
I'll be tweeting abt this alot in the next few weeks. Please RT to yr network of writers! Looking for #SFF flash… https://t.co/nCI3Ywri9F
Retweeted by Elliot BrooksJust donated myself; very excited to see what comes out of this!IFP is a lovely, lovely, lovely indie press that I've done work with as a volunteer. This is a great initiative and… https://t.co/gn5HhWXwHUGood morning! Today we are launching a new initiative. We’re opening submissions to BIPOC for flash fiction at pro… https://t.co/xkG7zxNEcZ
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6/5
2020
NOT NOW UNDERWATER GHOST VILLAGE FROZEN IN TIME https://t.co/QTyigfALwL
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6/4
2020
another childhood story #BlackLivesMatter #drawingwhileblack https://t.co/0HtX02K7GU
Retweeted by Elliot BrooksHey mainstream media pundits that follow me. How about this take: "The fact that millions around the country r tak… https://t.co/mWYNcLFoHi
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6/3
2020
Due to the continuing COVID-19 restrictions on social distancing, the traditional 5 day event in August has been re… https://t.co/W1NIUEWx4o
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6/2
2020
This lockdown has been made so much better by the INCREDIBLE @Emily_Rosina Doctor Who tweetalongs. So many amazing… https://t.co/LoBIFahHN5The #DoctorWhoLockdown FINALE: Saturday 6 June, 6pm. WORLD ENOUGH AND TIME & THE DOCTOR FALLS! ⭐️Live tweets from… https://t.co/7SGFsKRMCD
Retweeted by Elliot Brookshttps://t.co/OsP0JQOPDR The secret of Novice Hame #NewNewYork
Retweeted by Elliot BrooksNow just look at these two. In a wet alleyway. Freema, so wonderful. David, an actor at the peak of his powers. Wha… https://t.co/EMXxLt9xCU
Retweeted by Elliot BrooksThere have just been so many FLAWLESS quarantine Dr Who twitter moments https://t.co/YqsMoG4MKgMore applegrass at 8.45 pm in The Secret of Novice Hame, online. Starring Anna Hope with new music by Murray Gold.… https://t.co/bPsq6laVMn
Retweeted by Elliot BrooksI mean it was and is utterly incomprehensible as a movie but I think I love it?! I have so much surprising nostalgia for this film
5/30
2020

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