This Week’s Horror Releases: 1st July

Looking for something new to watch this week? Here’s a list of all of this week’s new horror releases across cinemas and the main VOD platforms. We’ll also give you a quick run down of what came out last week, in case you missed anything!

In Cinemas

MaXXXine

In cinemas from Friday 5th July. Dir: Ti West. Starring: Mia Goth, Elizabeth Debicki, Moses Sumney.

In 1980s Hollywood, adult film star and aspiring actress Maxine Minx finally gets her big break. But as a mysterious killer stalks the starlets of Hollywood, a trail of blood threatens to reveal her sinister past.

On VOD

In the Trap (2019)

Shudder From Monday 1st July. Dir: Alessio Liguori. Starring: Jamie Christofersen, David Bailie, Sonya Cullingford.

Phillip, a solitary proofreader, is trapped in his apartment, too afraid to leave and tortured by an unknown evil force that has kept him prisoner for the last two years.

The Nest (2020)

Shudder From Monday 1st July. Dir: Sean Durkin. Starring: Jude Law, Carrie Coon, Oona Roche.

An entrepreneur and his family begin to unravel after moving into an old country manor in England in the 1980s.

Shortcut (2020)

Shudder From Monday 1st July. Dir: Alessio Liguori. Starring: Jack Kane, Zanda Emlano, Zak Sutcliffe.

A mysterious creature terrorizes five teenage friends after their bus takes a shortcut on a desolate road in the wild.

Zombie Creeping Flesh (1980)

Shudder From Monday 1st July. Dirs: Bruno Mattei & Claudio Fragasso. Starring: Margie Newton, Franco Garofalo, Selan Karay.

After an experiment gone wrong, a virus that turns people into zombies spreads throughout New Guinea. A female reporter and her cameraman, and a team of four commandos sent to investigate try to survive the onslaught.

Witchcraft (1988)

Shudder From Monday 1st July. Dir: Rob Spera. Starring: Anat Topol, Gary Sloan, Mary Shelley.

A photographer and others are stranded at a Massachusetts island hotel haunted by a woman in black.

A Woman Kills (1968)

Shudder From Monday 1st July. Dir: Jean-Denis Bonan. Starring: Claude Merlin, Solange Pradel, Myriam Mézières.

Hélène Picard, a prostitute, is sentenced and executed for murders, but shortly thereafter, similar crimes continue. Executioner Louis Guilbeau meanwhile develops a relationship with the investigating officer, Solange, who soon learns Louis may not be who he says he is.

Last Week’s Highlights:

A Quiet Place: Day One

In cinemas from Friday 28th June. Dir: Michael Sarnoski. Starring: Joseph Quinn, Lupita Nyong’o, Alex Wolff.

A woman named Sam tries to survive an invasion of New York City by bloodthirsty alien creatures with ultrasonic ears. Third instalment of the saga.

On VOD

The Devil’s Bath (2024)

Shudder From Friday 28th June. Dirs: Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz. Starring: Anja Plaschg, Maria Hofstätter, David Scheid.

Austria in the 18th century. Forests surround villages. Killing a baby gets a woman sentenced to death. Agnes readies for married life with her beloved. But her mind and heart grow heavy. A gloomy path alone, evil thoughts arising.

Night of Fear (1973)

Shudder From Monday 24th June. Dir: Terry Bourke. Starring: Norman Yemm, Carla Hoogeveen, Mike Dorsey.

Insane sadistic hermit stalks and captures those who get lost in his part of the woods. A young woman whose car broke down is about to find out what he does with them next.

Sons of Steel (1988)

Shudder From Monday 24th June. Dir: Gary L. Keady. Starring: Rob Hartley, Roz Wason, Jeff Duff.

In a futuristic Australia, a scheme to blow up the Sydney Opera House is discovered. The only way to stop it is to send an agent back in time to prevent the plotters from hatching it.

Beatrice Cenci (1968)

Shudder From Monday 24th June. Dir: Pavol Haspra. Starring: Július Pántik, Stefan Kvietik, Július Vasek.

In 16th century Italy, a young noblewoman plots with her lover and her family to murder her abusive father, leading to an uproar in the community and the Catholic Church.

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