From horror flicks to comedies to works that defy any genre, these unruly films will keep you edge-seated and wide awake.
The Hallow and Hellions
(Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Jon Watts; Writer: Christopher D Ford, Jon Watts; Stars: Kevin Bacon, Shea Whigham, Camryn Manheim, James Freedson-Jackson, Hays Wellford)
Two 10-year-old boys steal an abandoned police car.
The Hallow (The Woods)
(Country: UK; Year: 2015; Director: Corin Hardy; Writer: Corin Hardy, Felipe Marino; Stars: Bojana Novakovic, Joseph Mawle, Michael Smiley, Michael McElhatton, Charlotte Williams)
When a visiting conservationist accidentally trespasses in an ancient wood, its denizens set their sights on his family.
(Country: Canada; Year: 2014; Director: Bruce McDonald; Writer: Pascal Trottier; Stars: Robert Patrick, Rossif Sutherland, Luke Bilyk, Rachel Wilson, Peter DaCunha, Chloe Rose, Sydney Cross, Adelaide Humphreys, Joe Silvaggio, Karlo William, Nicholas Craig, Stephanie Fonceca, Aliyah Jhirad, Emir Hirad Mokhtarieh)
A young pregnant woman is threatened by malignant children.
(Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: David Robert Mitchell; Writer: David Robert Mitchell; Stars: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Jake Weary, Daniel Zovatto, Olivia Luccardi, Lili Sepe)
A teenager finds herself having strange visions and becomes convinced that something dangerous is following her.
(Country: Chile, US; Year: 2015; Director: Eli Roth; Writer: Guillermo Amoedo, Nicolás López, Eli Roth; Stars: Keanu Reeves, Lorenza Izzo, Ana de Armas, Ignacia Allamand, Aaron Burns, Colleen Camp)
Two beautiful young girls walk into a married man's life and turn a wild fantasy into his worst nightmare.
Turbo Kid and Cop Car
(Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Rodney Ascher; Stars: Yatoya Toy, Siegfried Peters)
A documentary about the experiences of eight people who suffer from sleep paralysis.
(Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: José Manuel Cravioto; Writer: Keith Kjornes, Rock Shaink Jr; Stars: Richard Tyson, Tina Ivlev, Amy Okuda, Bianca Malinowski, Stephanie Charles, Jenny Marrero, Nihan Gur, Scott Vance, Dustin Quick, Ric Sarabia, Kristoffer Kjornes, Fiorella García, Vivan Dugré, Keith Johnson, Trinity Noelle Maigue-Bendorf)
A gritty psychological thriller about a young woman chained in a basement of a sexual predator and manages to escape. However, right when she has a chance for freedom, she unravels a hard truth and decides to turn the tables on her captor.
(Country: New Zealand, Canada; Year: 2015; Director: François Simard, Anouk Whissell, Yoann-Karl Whissell; Writer: François Simard, Anouk Whissell, Yoann-Karl Whissell; Stars: Munro Chambers, Michael Ironside, Romano Orzari, Laurence Leboeuf, Aaron Jeffery, Patrick Kerton, Edwin Wright, Marcello Bezina, Jean-François Ferland, Evan Manoukian, Maxime Lapointe)
In a post-Apocalyptic wasteland, a scavenger trades scraps for food and comics, until a new friendship and a new weapon change his life.