All Jacked Up And Full Of Worms
A wriggling, drug-induced creature feature.
Attachment
Maja and Leah’s new relationship is interrupted when mysterious things start happening in their London flat. It seems that Leah’s disapproving mother, who lives downstairs, is using Jewish folklore to come between them
Bad City
A recently disgraced detective leads a special unit in an effort to stop a crime boss from becoming mayor.
The Banshees Of Inisherin
Two lifelong friends find themselves at an impasse when one abruptly ends their relationship, with alarming consequences for both of them.
Bones And All
Maren, a young woman, learns how to survive on the margins of society.
Country Gold
George Jones invites country music superstar Troyal Brooks out on the town in Nashville the night before George is to be cryogenically frozen in 1994.

D

Decision To Leave
A detective investigates a man's death in the mountains.
Disappear Completely
A crime scene photographer becomes the target of a gruesome witch’s curse which strips away his senses one after another.
The Elderly
An octogenarian, who enters into a state of dementia after the sudden suicide of his wife, sparks a series of paranormal events that will put his family's lives at risk.
Everyone Will Burn
In a small village in Leon, Spain, María José prepares to end her life after failing to get over the suicide of her bullied son years before. Everything changes when she receives a visit from Lucía, a strange little girl who could be connected to a local legend about stopping an impending apocalypse.
Final Cut
Things go badly for a small film crew shooting a low-budget zombie movie when they are attacked by real zombies.
The Five Devils
Eight-year-old Vicky possesses a special power: a hyperacute sense of smell. She spends her days exploring this gift, and lives happily with her mother Joanne, a swimming teacher whom she adores exclusively - to the despair of her firefighter father. When her mysterious aunt Julia suddenly reappears in their lives, secrets from their past resurface both violently and magically.
Give Me Pity!
Sissy St. Claire graces the small screen for her first ever television special, an evening full of music and laughter, glamour and entertainment. But Sissy's live event quickly begins to curdle into a psychedelic nightmare.
Holy Spider
A journalist tries to track down a serial killer who is murdering sex workers.
Huesera
Valeria has long dreamed about becoming a mother. After learning that she’s pregnant, she expects to feel happy, yet something’s off. Nightmarish visions and an unshakeable paranoia have her questioning what she wants, and an ancient evil spirit may be the cause.

I

King On Screen
A documentary about the more than 80 feature films based on the work of Stephen King.
Leonor Will Never Die
Fiction and reality blur when Leonor, a retired filmmaker, falls into a coma after a television lands on her head, compelling her to become the action hero of her unfinished screenplay.
A Life On The Farm
A strange story from Somerset, England about a filmmaking farmer and the inspiring legacy of his long-lost home movies.
Living With Chucky
A filmmaker who grew up alongside Chucky the killer doll seeks out the other families surrounding the Child's Play films as they recount their experiences working on the ongoing franchise and what it means to be a part of the Chucky family.

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Mako: The Jaws Of Death
A Vietnam veteran with a psychic connection to sharks discovers their exploitation by the local aquarium and begins an underwater reign of terror to avenge them.
Medusa Deluxe
A murder mystery set in a competitive hairdressing competition.
The Menu
A couple travels to a coastal island to eat at an exclusive restaurant where the chef has prepared a lavish menu, with some shocking surprises.
Missing
Following the death of his wife, Santoshi has sunk into depression and debt, much to the consternation of his daughter, high school student Kaede. To ease their debt, Santoshi tells Kaede he will track down a serial killer and collect the reward, but Santoshi disappears and Kaede must find out what happened to him.
Mister Organ
A documentary about car clamping, an antique shop, an extortion scandal and a mystery man who might be a prince.
Nightmare
After moving into a new apartment with her boyfriend, a woman is plagued by bad dreams which seem to spill over into waking life. Is she losing her mind, or finding it?
Nightsiren
A young woman returns to her native mountain village, searching for answers about her troubled childhood, but as she tries to uncover the truth, ancient superstitions lead the villagers to accuse her of witchcraft and murder.
The Offering
Saul works as the undertaker for the local Hasidic community, and a corpse carries a Jewish demon with plans for his unborn child. His family must dive into Kabbalah lore to ward off the entity and protect their future.
Piggy
Sara deals with constant teasing from girls in her small town. But it comes to an end when a stranger kidnaps her tormentors. Sara knows more than she's saying and must decide between speaking up and saving the girls or saying nothing to protect the strange man who spared her.
Project Wolf Hunting
The story of dangerous criminals on a cargo ship who are transported from the Philippines to South Korea, as they unleash a sinister force after an escape attempt leads to a riot.

R

Satanic Hispanics
An anthology of short horror films.
Shin Ultraman
An extra-terrestrial ally steps in to save humanity from kaiju attacks, but the consequences of his decision could be even more dangerous.
Sick Of Myself
Signe and Thomas are in an unhealthy, competitive relationship that takes a vicious turn when Thomas suddenly breaks through as a contemporary artist.
Smoking Causes Coughing
Tobacco Force are superhero avengers, preparing for their clash with the mighty Lezardin. But what if the real horrors are the stories they tell to each other along the way?
Something In The Dirt
When neighbours John and Levi witness supernatural events in their Los Angeles apartment building, they realise documenting the paranormal could inject some fame and fortune into their wasted lives. An ever-deeper, darker rabbit hole, their friendship frays as they uncover the dangers of the phenomena, the city, and each other.
Spoonful Of Sugar
Millicent is taking a semester off from her studies to concentrate on her thesis about children with severe allergies, which makes her the perfect person to take care of Johnny, a sickly, mute child. As his behaviour grows violent, she begins to experience hallucinations.
The Strange Case Of Jacky Caillou
When his grandmother suddenly passes away and a young woman with a mysterious rash arrives on his doorstep, a young man tries to help her. As her condition worsens, it becomes clear that she’s afflicted with no ordinary illness. She’s transforming into something dangerous before his eyes, but he’s already in too deep to abandon her.
Swallowed
A creepy-crawly-fable of survival and heartwarming friendship.
Triangle Of Sadness
A yacht for the super-rich sinks, leaving its passengers marooned on an island.
Tropic
Astronaut twins go through a lot when one of them is contaminated with a mysterious residue from space.
Unidentified Objects
A lonely dwarf and his unstable, alien-obsessed neighbour are thrown together on an impossible road trip that will alter their strange friendship (and their sense of reality) forever.

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Vesper
At some point in the future the Earth’s ecosystem collapses. A tough 13-year-old called Vesper, whose father is paralysed, tries to get food for them wherever she can. When she finds a mysterious woman in the forest one day she starts to hope that things will change.
A Wounded Fawn
It’s the perfect plan: A serial killer brings an unsuspecting new victim on a weekend getaway to add another body to his ever-growing count. She’s buying into his faux charms, and he’s eagerly lusting for blood. What could possibly go wrong?
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