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Francesca and Benavidez's Case
Another Evil (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Carson D Mell; Stars: Steve Zissis, Jennifer Irwin, Dax Flame, Dan Bakkedah, Mark Proksch)
Modern artist Dan and his family come to their new weekend cabin for a relaxing few days away, but soon discover something else is in the house with them. As the paranormal encounters increase Dan decides to bring in a casual spiritualist to determine what’s going on.
Benavidez's Case (La Valija De Benavidez) (Country: Argentina; Year: 2016; Director: Laura Casabe; Writer: Laura Casabe; Stars: Norma Aleandro, Paula Brasca, Jorge Marrale, Guillermo Pfening, Valentín Javier Diment)
Frustrated art teacher Benavidez is sick of living in the shadow of his formidable artist father and seeks refuge at his psychiatrist’s house where equally tormented creative spirits live in the basement in return for producing artworks sold at elite auction.
The Creature Below (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Stewart Sparke; Writer: Paul Butler, Stewart Sparke; Stars: Anna Dawson, Michaela Longden, Daniel S. Thrace, Johnny Vivash, Zach Lee, David Shackleton, Libby Wattis)
During a traumatic accident on a deep-sea dive, Olive, a gifted, young marine biologist discovers an unearthly creature and smuggles it home so she can study it. Then the nightmars begin.
Cruel Summer (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Phillip Escott, Craig Newman; Stars: Danny Miller, Reece Douglas, Richard Pawulski, Natalie Martins, Grace Dixon)
Danny, a teenager with autism, escapes the inner city for the beautiful countryside as part of his Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme. Little does he know that bitter Nicholas is hunting him.
The Evil In Us (Country: Canada; Year: 2016; Director: Jason William Lee; Writer: Jason William Lee; Stars: Debs Howard, Ian Collins, Behtash Fazlali, Trish Walker, Gary Starkell, John Gillich, David Aboussafy)
Six friends fall foul of a drug-borne virus which turns users into vicious, unreasoning cannibals.
The Neighbour The Neighbour
The Neighbour and The Similars
Francesca (Country: Argentina; Year: 2015; Director: Luciano Onetti; Writer: Luciano Onetti, Nicolás Onetti; Stars: Raul Gederlini, Silvina Grippaldi, Luis Emilio Rodriguez, Gustavo D'Alessandro)
Is a series of grisly murders connected to the death of a young girl 15 years ago?
Hallows Eve (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Brad Watson; Stars: Sarah Akokhia, Ethan Taylor, Lenox Kambaba)
The Hallows Estate is on alert as strange graffiti tags with messages declaring the streets will be taken over on Halloween begin to appear on walls. One of the gangs responsible for the serious anti-social behaviour that gives the estate a bad name decides to take these threats head on and ignore the curfew on Halloween night.
House Of Salem (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: James Crow; Writer: James Crow; Stars: Jessica Arterton, Jack Brett Anderson, Liam Kelly, Robert Lowe, Les Mills)
Kidnappers become a child's unlikely protectors after finding out that they have been unwittingly set up to take part in a deadly game of human sacrifice.
The Neighbour (The Neighbor) (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Marcus Dunstan; Writer: Marcus Dunstan; Stars: Josh Stewart, Bill Engvall, Luke Edwards, Jaqueline Fleming)
What is the guy next door doing in his basement?
Population Zero (Country: Canada, US; Year: 2016; Director: Julian T Pinder, Adam Levins; Writer: Jeff Staranchuk; Stars: Julian T Pinder)
In April 2009 three young men were killed in a remote part of Yellowstone National Park. Authorities never found the murderer - he found them, and confessed to the crime. Despite this, he was allowed to go free because of a loophole in the American Constitution.
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House Of Salem and Population Zero
The Similars (Los Parecidos) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2015; Director: Isaac Ezban; Writer: Isaac Ezban; Stars: Luis Alberti, Carmen Beato, Fernando Becerril, Humberto Busto, Cassandra Ciangherotti)
There are strange goings-on in an isolated bus station.
The Unkindness Of Ravens (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Lawrie Brewster; Stars: Jamie Scott-Gordon, Amanda Gilliland, Dougie Clark, Daniel Casey)
Andrew Alburn, a homeless veteran suffering from PTSD, is plagued by flashbacks of a traumatic event he witnessed while serving in the armed forces. He retreats to the remote Scottish Highlands hoping to overcome his fear of Ravens, the dark creatures that populate his visions, but, in this bleak wilderness, his nightmares manifest into an enemy more powerful than he could ever have imagined.
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