Alien Crystal Palace
A crazy scientist is on a quest to create a new, immaculate, androgynous being.
The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz
The ambitions of an energetic young Jewish Canadian in Montreal, 1948.
The Art Of Self-Defense
After being beaten up on the street, an accountant joins a karate studio to learn how to protect himself.
Astronaut
A lonely widower's dream of going into space is reignited by a nationwide contest.
Blood & Flesh: The Reel Life & Ghastly Death Of Al Adamson
A documentary about the uncommon life and unthinkable murder of the legendary no-budget exploitation filmmaker and the communities he inhabited in Seventies California.
The Boogeywoman
For a teenager in a small town, menarche brings an encounter with the local urban legend.
Come To Daddy
After receiving a cryptic letter from his estranged father, Norval travels to his dad’s oceanfront home for what he hopes will be a positive experience. If only he’d known the dark truth about his old man beforehand.
Critters Attack!
A babysitter takes her young charges on a hike, unaware that mysterious alien critters have crash landed and started devouring every living thing they encounter.
The Crow
A restless soul comes back from the dead to seek vengeance.

D

Darlin'
A sequel to The Woman in which a feral teenage girl is taken into strict Catholic care and prepared for her First Holy Communion.
The Deeper You Dig
Driving home drunk one snowy Catskills night, Kurt Miller accidentally kills 14 year-old Echo Allen sledding in the dark. As Kurt desperately tries to cover up the crime and his tracks, Echo's mother is looking for her missing child - and her child is looking for her.
Depraved
A disillusioned field surgeon suffering from PTSD makes a man out of body parts and brings him to life in a Brooklyn loft.
The Divine Fury
An Ultimate Fighting champion with a tragic past that has stripped him of his religious faith meets a charismatic priest who draws him into the dangerous world of exorcism.
Door Lock
A woman wakes up one night in her one room apartment to hear somebody trying to force open the door.
Dreadout: Tower Of Hell
A group of young people keen to look good on social media break into an abandoned apartment and accidentally open a portal to another realm.
The Fable
A darkly comic portrait of an assassin who works for the yakuza.
First Blood
Sylvester Stallone in first Rambo movie.
Freaks
Seven-year-old Chloe's father tells her to adopt an assumed identity if she’s ever separated from him, or to hide in a well-provisioned panic room if he should not return from one of his forays outside. But Chloe is determined to find out what exactly lies outside the door he's frightened of.
The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil
A gang boss survives an attack by a serial killer and works with a detective to try and track him down.
Girl In The Hallway
A man remembers a little girl he used to see in the hallways of his apartment building.
A Good Woman Is Hard To Find
A recently widowed young mother will go to any lengths to protect her children as she seeks the truth behind her husband's murder.
Harpoon
Rivalries, dark secrets, and sexual tension emerge when three best friends find themselves stranded on a yacht in the middle of the ocean under suspicious circumstances.
The Hitchhiker
A group of friends pick up a stranger by the roadside and are disturbed by her behaviour, but all is not what it seems.
Homewrecker
A woman asks a stranger she meets at a yoga class to redecorate her home, then refuses to let her leave.

I

Idol
Politician Koo Myung-hui discovers his wife in the garage, cleaning their son’s bloodstained car. He has just run someone over.
Jesus Shows You The Way To The Highway
Two CIA agents are tasked with the perilous mission of destroying the Soviet Union, but as they enter a VR simulation their mission turns into a delirious trap, with the fabric of reality unravelling around them
Knives And Skin
Trouble brews in small town America after the disappearance of a teenager.
Koko-di Koko-da
As a couple goes on a trip to find their way back to each other, a sideshow artist and his shady entourage emerge from the woods, terrorsing them, luring them deeper and deeper into a maelstrom of psychological terror.
Lake Michigan Monster
An eccentric ship captain and a crew of specialists plot revenge against a mysterious creature of the deep.
The Legend Of The Stardust Brothers
A cult musical charting the rise and fall of a manufactured pop duo and their struggle to navigate fame, fortune and jealousy.
Lili
Nothing is what it seems when an audition between a young woman and an older man turns into an unsettling cat and mouse game.

M

Maggie May
Two estranged sisters, Sam and Maggie, attempt to reconnect after the death of their mother. But Maggie isn't interested in anything and that could be Sam's worst nightmare.
Money
A stockbroker needs to find a way to settle up with an insider... before it's too late.
Mystery Of The Night
A film about Spanish colonial rule and aswangs.
Night God
In a post-Apocalyptic world, a man with a bomb strapped to his body looks for somebody who can arrange for it to be removed.
The Odd Family: Zombie On Sale
When a pharmaceutical company's illegal experiments inadvertently create a zombie, the strange Park family finds it and tries to profit from its unexpected viagra-like effect.
The Original
A couple's love is tested by illness and the treatment that follows it.
Porno
When five teenage employees at the local cinema in a small Christian town discover a mysterious old film hidden in its basement, they unleash an alluring succubus who gives them a sex education written in blood.
The Prey
Prisoners in a remote jungle prison are pawns in a high stakes game of human-hunting.

R

Sadako
A group of people must find out how to stop the newborn deadly curse, which has born and gone viral after a Youtuber accidentally captured a vengeful ghost on camera.
Satanic Panic
A pizza delivery girl at the end of her financial rope has to fight for her life - and her tips - when her last order of the night turns out to be high society Satanists in need of a virgin sacrifice.
Shadow
The story of a great king and his people, who will be expelled from their homeland and will aspire to claim it.
Shooting The Mafia
Profile of Sicilian photographer Letizia Battaglia.
Sometimes, I Think About Dying
Fran likes to think about dying. When she makes a guy in the office laugh, he wants more - a movie date, a slice of pie, a conversation. But if dating him means learning to live, she's pretty sure she can't do that.
Stare
A young woman begins to investigate after her friend joins those mysteriously found dead with their eyeballs exploded.

V

Vaspy
A woman experiences unusual pregnancy cravings following an encounter with a wooden wasp.
Why Don't You Just Die
A dark action comedy about a group of people brought together in the apartment of police detective Andrei: his resentful daughter, an angry thug and a cheated cop. Each one of them have a reason to want revenge.
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