Admittedly Creep is a quite well-made British horror film that is primarily set on the London Underground, but it's still a surprise to hear that the Tube has banned posters for the film appearing anywhere on the network. Word is that they thought the image of a bloody hand scraping down the inside of a carriage window was too scary for for us commuters.
Producer Julie Bain on the ban: "It is a bit ludicrous. This is fiction, not a documentary. Thankfully, the train companies aren't as squeamish as the Tube. But the Underground have posters for horror films all the time. The thinking was because it had a bloody hand, people looking at it would be worried. The funny thing is that they were very, very helpful about the filming which lasted about three weeks."
Also in the run-up to it's UK release on 28th Jan, four clips from the film have been posted alongside the trailer, and can be found at http://www.mymovies.net/.
We here at eatmybrains were lucky enough to see this film when it debuted at Frightfest 2004, with director Christopher Smith and starlet Franke Potente in attendance, and have to say it is a fairly enjoyable Horror Popcrn ride, especially for those of you who regularly have to suffer the day-in nightmares of travelling on our famously rubbish tube trains.
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