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A Banquet (Country: UK; Year: 2021; Director: Ruth Paxton; Writer: Justin Bull; Stars: Sienna Guillory, Jessica Alexander, Ruby Stokes, Lindsay Duncan, Kaine Zajaz, Richard Keep, Deka Walmsley, Rina Mahoney, Jonathan Nyati, Walter van Dyk, Andrew Steele, Adam Abbou, Finn Bennett, Dylan Clout, Selena Thompson)
A young woman undergoes a disturbing transformation after her daughter's newfound faith threatens her health.
Beyond The Infinite Two Minutes (Droste No Hate De Bokura) (Country: Japan; Year: 2021; Director: Junta Yamaguchi; Writer: Makoto Ueda; Stars: Aki Asakura, Riko Fujitani, Gôta Ishida, Yoshifumi Sakai, Kazunari Tosa)
A café owner discovers that the TV in his café suddenly shows images from the future, but only two minutes into the future.
Blood For Dracula (Sangue Per Dracula) (Country: France, Italy; Year: 1974; Director: Paul Morrissey; Writer: Paul Morrissey; Stars: Joe Dallesandro, Udo Kier, Vittorio De Sica, Maxime McKendry)
An ailing vampire count travels to Italy with his servant to find a bride.
The Blood On Satan's Claw (Country: UK; Year: 1971; Director: Piers Haggard; Writer: Robert Wynne-Simmons, Piers Haggard; Stars: Patrick Wymark, Linda Hayden, Barry Andrews, Wendy Padbury, Anthony Ainley, Michele Dotrice, Charlotte Mitchell)
In 17th Century England, the children of a village slowly convert into a coven of Devil worshipers.
Broadcast Signal Intrusion (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Jacob Gentry; Writer: hil Drinkwater, Tim Woodall; Stars: Harry Shum Jr., Kelley Mack, Chris Sullivan, Jennifer Jelsema, Arif Yampolsky, Justin Welborn, Michael B. Woods, Steve Pringle)
In the late Nineties, a video archivist unearths a series of sinister pirate broadcasts and becomes obsessed with uncovering the dark conspiracy behind them.
Censor (Country: UK; Year: 2021; Director: Prano Bailey-Bond; Writer: Prano Bailey-Bond, Anthony Fletcher; Stars: Niamh Algar, Clare Holman, Michael Smiley, Adrian Schiller, Felicity Montagu, Beau Gadsdon, Nicholas Burns, Sophia La Porta, Vincent Franklin, Guillaume Delaunay, Max Bennett, Andrew Havill, Tina Louise Owens, Sean Buchanan, Erin Shanagher)
When film censor Enid discovers an eerie horror that speaks directly to her sister's mysterious disappearance, she resolves to unravel the puzzle behind the film and its enigmatic director – a quest blurring the lines between fiction and reality in terrifying ways.
Cry Of The Banshee (Country: UK; Year: 1970; Director: Gordon Hessler; Writer: Tim Kelly, Christopher Wicking; Stars: Vincent Price, Essy Persson, Hilary Heath, Carl Rigg, Stephan Chase)
In 16th Century England, a cruel witch-hunting magistrate, who often tortures innocent villagers for his entertainment, runs afoul of a witch who conjures a banshee to kill the magistrate and his family.
The Curse Of Frankenstein (Country: UK; Year: 1957; Director: Terence Fisher; Writer: Jimmy Sangster; Stars: Peter Cushing, Hazel Court, Robert Urquhart, Christopher Lee, Valerie Gaunt)
While awaiting execution for murder, Baron Victor Frankenstein tells the story of a creature he built and brought to life - only for it to behave not as he intended.
The Erotic Rites Of Frankenstein (Country: Spain, France; Year: 1973; Director: Jesús Franco; Writer: Jesús Franco; Stars: Alberto Dalbés, Dennis Price, Howard Vernon, Beatriz Savón, Anne Libert)
Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant Morpho are killed just as they bring their creation to life. The monster is taken by Cagliostro and he now controls the monster and plans to have it mate and create the perfect master race.
The Feast (Gwledd) (Country: UK; Year: 2021; Director: Lee-Haven Jones; Writer: Roger Williams; Stars: Anne Elwy, Nia Roberts, Julian Lewis Jones, Steffan Cennydd, Sion Alun Davies, Lisa Palfrey, Rhodri Meilir)
Over an evening a wealthy family gathers for a sumptuous dinner with guests in their ostentatious house in the Welsh mountains. Served by a mysteriously disturbing young woman, the assembled party do not realise they are about to eat their last supper.
Flesh For Frankenstein (Carne per Frankenstein) (Country: Italy/France/US; Year: 1973; Director: Paul Morrissey; Writer: Paul Morrissey, based on the novel by Mary Shelley; Stars: Joe Dallesandro, Monique van Vooren, Udo Kier, Arno Juerging, Dalila Di Lazzaro, Srdjan Zelenovic, Nicoletta Elmi, Carla Mancini)
Dark comedy based - very loosely - on Mary Shelley's novel.
The Hands Of Orlac (Orlacs Hände) (Country: Austria; Year: 1924; Director: Robert Wiene; Writer: Louis Nerz, based on the book by Maurice Renard; Stars: Conrad Veidt, Alexandra Sorina, Fritz Strassny, Paul Askonas, Carmen Cartellieri)
A world-famous pianist loses both hands in an accident. He is given new ones - taken from a man executed for murder.
Ich-Chi (Country: Russia; Year: 2011; Director: Evgeniy Pavlov; Writer: Evgeniy Pavlov; Stars: Evgeniy Pavlov, Valentina Stepanova)
Yakut folk horror.
Lamb (Country: Iceland, Sweden, Poland; Year: 2021; Director: Valdimar Jóhannsson; Writer: Valdimar Jóhannsson, Sjón; Stars: Noomi Rapace, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Hilmir Snær Guðnason)
A childless couple, María and Ingvar discover a mysterious newborn on their farm in Iceland. The unexpected prospect of family life brings them much joy, before ultimately destroying them.
New York Ninja (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: John Liu, Kurtis Spieler; Stars: John Liu, Michael Berryman, Darius Churchman, Wayne Grayson, Linnea Quigley, Cynthia Rothrock)
A sound technician for a news station becomes a vigilante ninja in New York City after his pregnant wife is murdered.
Offseason (Year: 2021; Director: Mickey Keating; Writer: Mickey Keating; Stars: Joe Swanberg, Jocelin Donahue, Melora Walters, Richard Brake, Jeremy Gardner)
After receiving a mysterious letter, a woman travels to a desolate island town and soon becomes trapped in a nightmare.
The Revenge Of Frankenstein (Country: UK; Year: 1958; Director: Terence Fisher; Writer: Jimmy Sangster, Hurford Janes, George Baxt; Stars: Peter Cushing, Francis Matthews, Eunice Gayson, Michael Gwynn, John Welsh)
Having escaped execution and assumed an alias, Baron Frankenstein transplants his deformed underling's brain into a perfect body, but the effectiveness of the process and the secret of his identity soon begin to unravel.
The Sadness (Country: Taiwan; Year: 2021; Director: Rob Jabbaz; Writer: Rob Jabbaz; Stars: Regina, Tzu-Chiang Wang, Berant Zhu)
After a year of combating a pandemic with relatively benign symptoms, a frustrated nation finally lets its guard down. This is when the virus spontaneously mutates, giving rise to a mind-altering plague. The streets erupt into violence and depravity.
The Scary Of Sixty-First (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Dasha Nekrasova; Writer: Dasha Nekrasova, Madeline Quinn; Stars: Betsey Brown, Madeline Quinn, Dasha Nekrasova, Michael M. Bilandic, Aaron Dalla Villa, Jason Grisell, Stephen Gurewitz, Ruby McCollister, Mark H. Rapaport)
Two mismatched roommates discover and relive the murky secrets of their new Upper East Side apartment.
See For Me (Country: Canada; Year: 2021; Director: Randall Okita; Writer: Adam Yorke, Tommy Gushue; Stars: Skyler Davenport, Kim Coates, Jessica Parker Kennedy, Laura Vandervoort, Matthew Gouveia, Keaton Kaplan, Pascal Langdale, Emily Piggford, Joe Pingue, George Tchortov, Drew Tyce)
A legally blind housesitter turns to a mobile app service for help when the remote mansion she’s looking after is targeted by a gang of thieves.
Slumber Party Massacre (Country: South Africa; Year: 2021; Director: Danishka Esterhazy; Writer: Suzanne Keilly; Stars: Hannah Gonera, Frances Sholto-Douglas, Mila Rayne, Alex McGregor, Reze-Tiana Wessels, Rob van Vuuren, Jennifer Steyn)
A reimagining of the famous slasher film.
Sweetie, You Won't Believe It (Country: Kazakhstan; Year: 2020; Director: Yernar Nurgaliyev; Writer: Zhandos Aibassov, Yernar Nurgaliyev, Daniyar Soltanbayev, Il'yas Toleu, Anuar Turizhigitov, Alisher Utev)
It all starts off quite trivially, with a young married couple’s quarrel. The husband decides to get away with two friends on a fishing trip but mysterious events await them.
Taste The Blood Of Dracula (Country: UK; Year: 1970; Director: Peter Sasdy; Writer: Anthony Hinds; Stars: Christopher Lee, Geoffrey Keen, Gwen Watford, Linda Hayden, Peter Sallis, Anthony Higgins, Isla Blair)
Three distinguished English gentlemen accidentally resurrect Count Dracula, killing a disciple of his in process. The Count seeks to avenge his dead servant by making the trio die at the hands of their own children.
Titane (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2021; Director: Julia Ducournau; Writer: Julia Ducournau; Stars: Vincent Lindon, Nathalie Boyer, Dominique Frot, Anaïs Fabre)
A woman becomes pregnant after having sex with a car.
When I Consume You (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Perry Blackshear; Writer: Perry Blackshear; Stars: Libby Ewing, Evan Dumouchel, MacLeod Andrews, Margaret Ying Drake, Jeff Musillo)
A woman and her brother seek revenge against a mysterious stalker.
Woodlands Dark And Days Bewitched: A History Of Folk Horror (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Kier-La Janisse; Writer: Kier-La Janisse)
A documentary about the history of folk horror cinema from the 1960s to today.