Dundead 2019
Phantasm Phantasm
Phantasm and The Dead Center
The Blair Witch Project (Country: US; Year: 1998; Director: Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sanchez; Writer: Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sanchez; Stars: Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams, Joshua Leonard, Bob Griffith, Jim King, Sandra Sanchez)
Handheld, hyped-up horror.
A Clockwork Orange (Country: US/UK; Year: 1971; Director: Stanley Kubrick; Writer: Stanley Kubrick; Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates, Warren Clarke, John Clive, Adrienne Corri, Carl Duering, Paul Farrell, Clive Francis, Michael Gover, Miriam Karlin)
Long-banned film about a future distopia.
The Dead Center (The Dead Centre) (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Billy Senese; Writer: Billy Senese; Stars: Shane Carruth, Poorna Jagannathan, Jeremy Childs, Bill Feehely)
A hospital psychiatrist's own sanity is pushed to the edge when a frightened amnesiac patient insists that he has died and brought something terrible back from the other side.
eXistenZ (Country: US/Canada/UK; Year: 1999; Director: David Cronenberg; Writer: David Cronenberg; Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jude Law, Ian Holm, Willem Dafoe, Don McKellar, Callum Keith Rennie, Christopher Eccleston, Sarah Polley, Robert A. Silverman, Oscar Hsu, Kris Lemche)
Virtual reality gets messy!
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil And Vile (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Joe Berlinger; Writer: Michael Werwie; Stars: Zac Efron, Haley Joel Osment, Lily Collins, Kaya Scodelario, John Malkovich, Jeffrey Donovan, Jim Parsons, Angela Sarafyan, Dylan Baker, Brian Geraghty, Terry Kinney, Grace Victoria Cox, James Hetfield, Joe Berlinger, Brandon Trost)
A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy from the perspective of Liz, his longtime girlfriend, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.
A Clockwork Orange A Clockwork Orange
A Clockwork Orange and Knife + Heart
Far From The Apple Tree (Country: UK; Year: 2019; Director: Grant McPhee; Writer: Ben Soper; Stars: Sorcha Groundsell, Victoria Liddelle, Margaret Fraser, Adrienne-Marie Zitt, Lynsey-Anne Moffat, Scarlett Mack)
A struggling artist gets her dream job working for a renowned visual artist. While cataloguing her work she is shocked to keep seeing a girl who closely resembles herself, and learns that this girl is actually her boss' missing daughter.
The Hole In The Ground (Country: Ireland; Year: 2019; Director: Lee Cronin; Writer: Lee Cronin, Stephen Shields; Stars: Seána Kerslake, James Quinn Markey, Simone Kirby, Steve Wall, Eoin Macken, Sarah Hanly, James Cosmo, Kati Outinen, Bennett Andrew, David Crowley, John Quinn, Miro Lopperi, David McMahon, Seána Kerslake, James Quinn Markey)
One night, Sarah's young son disappears into the woods behind their rural home. When he returns, he looks the same, but his behaviour grows increasingly disturbing. Soon, Sarah realizes that the boy who returned may not be her son at all...
Knife + Heart (Un Couteau Dans Le Cour) (Country: France, Mexico; Year: 2018; Director: Yann Gonzalez; Writer: Yann Gonzalez, Cristiano Mangione; Stars: Vanessa Paradis, Kate Moran, Nicolas Maury, Noé Hernández, Pierre Emö, Pierre Pirol, Thibault Servière, Naëlle Dariya, Salim Torki, Jeremy Flaum, Vanessa Paradis, Kate Moran, Nicolas Maury, Noé Hernández, Pierre Emö, Félix Maritaud)
Paris, Summer 1979. Anne produces third-rate gay porn. After her editor and lover Lois leaves her, she tries to win her back by shooting her most ambitious film yet with her trusted, flaming sidekick Archibald... then one of her actors is brutally murdered.
Level 16 (Country: Canada; Year: 2018; Director: Danishka Esterhazy; Writer: Danishka Esterhazy; Stars: Katie Douglas, Celina Martin, Sara Canning)
Two girls trapped in a prison-like boarding school embark on a dangerous search to uncover the truth behind their imprisonment.
Lords Of Chaos (Country: UK, Sweden; Year: 2018; Director: Jonas Åkerlund; Writer: Dennis Magnusson, Michael Moynihan, Didrik Søderlind, Jonas Åkerlund; Stars: Rory Culkin, Emory Cohen, Valter Skarsgård, Sky Ferreira, Jack Kilmer, Jonathan Barnwell, Anthony De La Torre, Sam Coleman, Wilson Gonzalez, Jon Øigarden, Lucian Charles Collier, Anette Martinsen, Andrew Lavelle, Adrian Mills, James Edwin)
True story of the Norwegian black metal scene, which saw a teenager mount increasingly shocking publicity stunts to put a band's name on the map.
Ring Ring
Ring and The Blair Witch Project
Phantasm (Country: US; Year: 1979; Director: Don Coscarelli; Writer: Don Coscarelli; Stars: Reggie Bannister, Angus Scrimm, A Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Kathy Lester)
Baffling Seventies horror flick about a scary tall mortician, killer dwarfs and sci-fi spheres
Ring (Ringu) (Country: Japan/South Korea; Year: 1998; Director: Hideo Nakata; Writer: Hiroshi Takayashi, based on the novel by Koji Suzuki; Stars: Nanako Matsushima, Hiroyuki Sanada, Miki Nakatani, Yuko Takeuchi, Hitomi Sato)
A cursed video that spawned a thousand sequels and remakes makes its debut.
Those Who Deserve To Die (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Bret Wood; Writer: Bret Wood, based on the book by Thomas de Quincey; Stars: Lynn Lowry, Kelly O'Neal, Joe Sykes, Alice Lewis, John Schmedes)
A series of vicious murders are taking place, each performed with military precision, yet the killer is reluctant. It is the ghost of a vengeful 10-year-old girl guiding him to act, and she will not be denied.
Werewolf (Wilkołak) (Country: Poland, Netherlands, Germany; Year: 2018; Director: Adrian Panek; Writer: Adrian Panek; Stars: Kamil Polnisiak, Nicolas Przygoda, Sonia Mietielica, Danuta Stenka, Maksymilian Balcerowski, Radoslaw Chrzescianski, Werner Daehn, Krzysztof Durski, Matylda Ignasiak, Eugeniusz Malinowski, Helena Mazur, Wojciech Namiotko, Barbara Pigon, Julia Slusarczyk, Jakub Syska)
Eight children rescued from a concentration camp, find themselves under siege from a freshly pack of former camp guard dogs.

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