Week of September 17-23:
1. Condition of Return
Release: Theatrical (Limited)/On Demand
Eve Sullivan (AnnaLynne McCord) is arrested for committing a heinous crime. Shackled in a police station breakroom, she is questioned by psychoanalyst Dr. Donald Thomas (Dean Cain), who is tasked with determining her fitness to stand trial. In a contentious interview, Dr. Thomas persuades Eve to recount her troubling past as she slowly turns the tables, coaxing him into revealing secrets of his own and showing him they may be more alike than he thinks.
2. Everybody Dies by the End
Release: On Demand
A documentary crew is hired by larger than life horror Director, Alfred Costella, to chronicle him as he finishes his final film, an all-practical masterpiece with some dark twists.
3. From the Shadows
Release: Theatrical (Limited)
When the enigmatic leader of the Hidden Wisdom cult, Dr. Joseph Cawl (Bruce Davison), and eighteen of his followers all die in a mysterious inferno, the five young survivors suspected of igniting the blaze contact paranormal researcher Amara Rowan (Selena Anduze) to help uncover the real cause of the fire. When they stumble upon the truth behind the disappearance of Cawl’s partner, Dr. Leonard Bertram (Keith David), they become the target of a deranged killer that wants to slaughter them all.
4. It Lives Inside
Release: Theatrical (Limited)
Sam is desperate to fit in at school, rejecting her Indian culture and family to be like everyone else. When a mythological demonic spirit latches onto her former best friend, she must come to terms with her heritage in order to defeat it.
Release: Theatrical (Limited)
Two sisters endure a tumultuous upbringing under the tyranny of their abusive mother. One fateful day, a tragic accident occurs when the elder sister, Šarlota, flees into the surrounding woods, closely followed by her younger sister, Tamara. The blame for their disappearance falls upon Otyla, a Roma woman residing on the outskirts of the village. Accused of witchcraft, Otyla becomes a scapegoat for the sisters’ vanishing. Twenty years later, Šarlota unexpectedly returns to the village, stirring suspicion and unease among the locals. Determined to uncover the truth about her past, she begins delving into her history, prompting the villagers to grow increasingly distrustful. Amidst this atmosphere of suspicion, the only person willing to befriend Šarlota is Mira, a young and eccentric herbalist. As tensions rise within the community, a mysterious affliction befalls the village’s animals. Blaming Šarlota for conjuring the spirit of Otyla, the locals become convinced that she is responsible for the worsening situation. The film delves into themes of prejudice, superstition, and the consequences of collective fear, exploring the complexities of human nature and the long-lasting impact of past events.
6. No One Will Save You
No One Will Save You is an action-packed face-off between Brynn and a host of extraterrestrial beings who threaten her future while forcing her to deal with her past.
7. Shaky Shivers
Release: Theatrical (Limited) (Sept 21 only)
After finding herself bitten by a mysterious animal, Lucy becomes convinced that she will transform into a fearsome werewolf. Joined by her best friend Karen, the two embark on a wild adventure filled with magic and mayhem, as they look to do battle with a throat-slashing creature ripped right out of an 80s horror movie.
8. Til Death Do Us Part
Release: On Demand
After running away on her wedding day, a bride-to-be must fight for survival against her former fiancé and his seven deadly groomsmen. In the ultimate horror showdown, the groomsmen soon discover that she has no intention of going back to the life she left behind.
9. The Exorcist 50th Anniversary Edition 4K
William Friedkin directs one of the most horrifying movies ever made. When a charming 12-year-old girl takes on the characteristics and voices of others, doctors say there is nothing they can do. As people begin to die, the girl’s mother realizes her daughter has been possessed by the devil–and that her daughter’s only possible hope lies with two priests and the ancient rite of demonic exorcism.
10. The Gravedigger
A lonely Gravedigger’s life is forever changed when he finds a horribly scarred man hiding in the graveyard. After taking him in, the Gravedigger learns that the man is actually the creation of Dr. Victor Frankenstein, who is hunting down his man-made monster before he can kill again. The Gravedigger is faced with the choice of saving the monster, whom he has befriended, or allowing Dr. Frankenstein to exact his bloody revenge. The story asks the question, what does it mean to be human?
11. Lost Souls
Two-time Academy Award-winning cinematographer Janusz Kaminski directs Winona Ryder and Ben Chaplin in a riveting supernatural thriller. For 2,000 years, he has feasted on pain, sown the seeds of chaos…and waited. But now, the Devil will take human form and plunge humanity into eternal darkness—unless one woman can stop him. Maya Larkin (Ryder) must race against time and all the forces of evil to convince a born skeptic (Chaplin) that he’s the unwitting, chosen pawn in a shocking satanic conspiracy that will end the world as we know it. Lost Souls is a pulse-pounding rush that’ll scare the hell out of you!
12. Mind Melters 16
Killer Nymphomaniacs trapped in a karate fueled dreamscape made up of short films, stop animation sculpting tutorials, and never before seen, behind the scenes footage from mad man director James Balsamo are just a taste of some of the obscene insanity that is “Mind Melters 16”! This compilation of celebrity promos. monstrous movie trailers, and mondo mammas will have you scream for more “Mind Melters 16”!
13. Ringu 4K
In 1998, director Hideo Nakata (Dark Water) unleashed a chilling tale of technological terror on unsuspecting audiences, which redefined the horror genre, launched the J-horror boom in the West and introduced a generation of moviegoers to a creepy, dark-haired girl called Sadako. The film’s success spawned a slew of remakes, reimaginations and imitators, but none could quite boast the power of Nakata’s original masterpiece, which melded traditional Japanese folklore with contemporary anxieties about the spread of technology. A group of teenage friends are found dead, their bodies grotesquely contorted, their faces twisted in terror. Reiko (Nanako Matsushima), a journalist and the aunt of one of the victims, sets out to investigate the shocking phenomenon, and in the process uncovers a creepy urban legend about a supposedly cursed videotape, the contents of which causes anyone who views it to die within a week – unless they can persuade someone else to watch it, and, in so doing, pass on the curse.
As the pandemic steadily brings the world to a halt, Sick centers around two college best friends, Parker (Gideon Adlon) and Miri (Bethlehem Million) who decide to quarantine at the family lake house alone—or so they think. With a horrific night in store, the two must fight to flee and outsmart the assailant, who turns out to be someone they never expected.
It’s senior year of college for sorority sister Emily Young and for the first time ever, Sigma Lambda Theta is having elections for who will be president. Wanting to have a killer year, Emily Young realizes she might just be the best option for her sorority. While beginning her campaign, she finds an adorable sloth that steals her heart and soon realizes she just might steal the hearts, and votes, of her sorority sisters. But when bodies slowly begin to pile up in the Sigma Lambda Theta house, Emily and her sorority sisters realize the deaths are being caused by their new house mascot, the cuddly sloth Alpha. Will Emily and her sisters escape the house with their lives? Or is this death-sloth with 3 razor sharp claws too quick for them?