What New Horror Movies Come Out This Week?

New Horror/Suspense Films and TV Shows in Theaters and on DVD/Blu-ray

Week of April 15-21:

1. Corbin Nash

Release: Theatrical (Limited) / On Demand
Searching a world of darkness for a truth he was never ready for, a rogue detective (Dean S. Jagger) is murdered only to be reborn the ultimate killer. Embracing his destiny, vowing vengeance on all that destroyed his family; he is Corbin Nash, Demon Hunter.

2. The Devil and Father Amorth

Release: Theatrical (Limited)
In his latest, William Friedkin returns not only to his documentary roots but to the subject of one of his most towering works, 1973’s The Exorcist. Friedkin, a legendary raconteur, leads a tour that moves from the infamous Exorcist steps in Georgetown to Italy, where he meets with the 91-year-old Father Gabriele Amorth, official exorcist of the Diocese of Rome, and accompanies Amorth on one of his harrowing house calls. A sprightly, at times gonzo-style, investigation into the long history of demonic lore, and a one-of-a-kind insight into the persistence of medieval belief in the supposedly modern world.

3. Edge of Isolation

Release: Theatrical (Limited) / On Demand
Stranded deep in the woods, a young married couple (Marem Hassler and Michael Marcel) is taken in by an isolationist family, one that lives off the blood and plunder from lost hikers, and they want the couple to stay for the rest of their lives.

4. Genesis

Release: Theatrical (Limited)
This sci-fi thriller explores the nature of free will and what it means to be human, against a post-apocalyptic backdrop where the remnants of mankind attempt to create A.I. to save them from extinction. It stars John Hannah (The Mummy trilogy), Olivia Grant (Stardust), Warren Brown (Strike Back, Luther) and Chike Okonkwo (The Birth of a Nation, Being Mary Jane).

5. Ghost Stories

Release: Theatrical (Limited) / On Demand
Experience three spine-tingling tales of terror to haunt your dreams. A debunker of all things paranormal, Professor Phillip Goodman (Andy Nyman) has devoted his life to exposing phony psychics and fraudulent supernatural shenanigans on his own television show. His skepticism is put to the test, however, when he receives a file of three chilling, inexplicable cases: a night watchman (Paul Whitehouse) haunted by disturbing visions as he patrols an abandoned asylum; an edgy young man (Black Mirror’s Alex Lawther) involved in a hellish car accident deep in the woods; and a wealthy former banker (Black Panther’s Martin Freeman) visited by the poltergeist spirit of his unborn child. Even scarier: each of the macabre stories seems to have a sinister connection to Professor Goodman’s own life. Will they make a believer of him yet?

6. Traffik

Release: Theatrical (Wide)
In this thriller, Brea (Paula Patton), a journalist, and her boyfriend John (Omar Epps) are off for a romantic weekend in the mountains. On their way up the coast they stop in a small town and are accosted a group of men on motorcycles. Barely avoiding a fight, Brea and John continue on their trip, unaware that they have inadvertently come into possession of a mobile phone… A mobile phone that the bikers are desperate to retrieve. Now, alone in the mountains in an isolated rental home, Brea and John must defend themselves against a group of conspirators, who will stop at nothing to get the phone, destroy the evidence it holds and kill anyone who would tell their secrets.

7. Vampire Clay

Release: Theatrical (Limited) / On Demand
After studying in Tokyo, Kaori returns to Aina Academy to finish her prep classes for art school. Quickly outshining her jealous classmates, she soon becomes the star of the class when she discovers a bag of old, mysterious clay and uses it for sculpting assignments. Things begin to get strange, however, when students’ projects are destroyed and one of Kaori’s classroom rivals disappears. As the students uncover that the clay is possessed by a starving artist who died tragically in the building years ago, the school finds itself attacked by a gang of murderous, bloodthirsty clay “vampires.” The monsters begin to impersonate — and subsequently devour — the students, thus answering the age-old question: can art be so bad that it kills?

8. Day of the Reaper

Five women on vacation are stalked by a hooded cannibal killer in the town of Sunnyville Florida. Silly antics and H.G. Lewis-style gore follow the survivors in this 1984 camp super-8 epic.

9. Deep Blue Sea 2

In this sequel, shark conservationist Dr. Misty Calhoun (Danielle Savre) is invited to consult on a new, top secret project run by pharmaceutical billionaire Carl Durant (Michael Beach). She believes the project, performed at a remote, sea-based facility, focuses on extracting shark antibodies to help work toward cures for human diseases. However, Dr. Calhoun is shocked to learn that the company is using unpredictable bull sharks as its test subjects, and Durant has bio-engineered a shiver of highly intelligent, super-aggressive bull sharks. When science meddles with the time-tested process of nature and nurture, the outcome can be deadly.

10. Rave Party Massacre

On the eve of an abandoned hospital’s demolition, evil walks its empty corridors to pulsating 150-beats-per-minute echoes. It is 1992, an uncertain time of uprising, of violent revolution against the so-called New World Order. When Rachel, Branson and others attend an illegal rave party held in the facility, they encounter the malevolent presence lurking within. Inside a hallucinogenic drug nightmare infused with illicit partying and forbidden sex, these young ravers will soon discover the insane world of DeadThirsty.

11. Writers Retreat

At a writers’ retreat on an isolated island, novelist Zandra joins a group of strangers confronting their darkest secrets. But when a member of the party mysteriously disappears, they realize there’s something else on the island.

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