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.
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.
Cut-Off
Coroner Paul Herzfeld finds a capsule buried deep in the head of a heavily mutilated corpse, containing a phone number and single word: the name of his daughter.

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Dark Encounter
A year after the disappearance of their 8-year-old daughter, grieving parents return home with friends and family from her memorial service in their small town. Suddenly strange lights appear in the nearby forest and everyone is exposed to inexplicable phenomena - but things are about get much more disturbing.
The Dark Red
A young woman is committed to a psychiatric hospital and claims her newborn was stolen by a dark cult.
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 Drone
A newlywed couple is terrorized by a consumer drone that has become sentient with the consciousness of a deranged serial killer.
Extracurricular
Four high school seniors feel their day-to-day lives at school are getting a little dull, so they made a pact to plan and execute a series of perfect, elaborate murders and get some thrills behind them before heading off to college.
Feedback
Masked men take the celebrity host of true crime show The Grim Reality hostage but he has no idea how to give them what they want - and then people start getting killed.
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 Furies
Two women and one wakes to find herself playing a deadly game of cat and mouse.
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.
Here Comes Hell
A sophisticated Thirties soiree at an isolated country mansion descends into carnage, gore and demonic possession as rivalries and old friendships are put to the test when a gateway to Hell opens up.

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I Trapped The Devil
A man descends into paranoia after trapping what he believes to be the devil in his basement, but things take a dark turn when his family unexpectedly arrive for Christmas.
Knives And Skin
Trouble brews in small town America after the disappearance of a teenager.
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.

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Nekrotronic
As the eternal fight between Nekromancers and their nemeses rages on, they’ve become locked in a new type of cyber warfare. An app is being designed to send the soul of any user to hell. The fate of all mankind now rests on the shoulders of a sanitation worker and his best friend.
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.

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Rabid
A young woman's strange mutation, triggered by experimental surgery, triggers an epidemic of aggression.
Rabid
A remake of David Cronenberg's original, in which experimental plastic surgery leads to a sudden outbreak of disease.
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.
A Serial Killer's Guide To Life
A frustrated thirtysomething woman stuck in a small seaside town meets a charismatic life coach who promises to transform her world with alternative therapy - and who is also a serial killer.
The Sonata
After the death of her estranged but famous composer father Richard Marlow, young virtuoso violinist Rose inherits his old French mansion. There, she discovers her father’s final work: a mysterious score marked with arcane symbols. He may be dead but his plans for her are still very much alive.
Tales From The Lodge
When a group of old friends spend the night telling stories of murders, ghosts, zombies and possessions they soon become aware of another tale unfolding around them. And this one is real.
Tenebrae
A thriller writer goes on the hunt for a killer who claims to be taking inspiration from his latest book.

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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.
The Wind
On the Western frontier of the United States of America in the late 1800s, a plains-woman is driven mad by the harshness and isolation of the untamed land.
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Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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