Violent Night (2022)
Now TV, from Friday 24th November. Dir: Tommy Wirkola. Starring: David Harbour, John Leguizamo, Beverly D’Angelo.
When a group of mercenaries attack the estate of a wealthy family, Santa Claus must step in to save the day (and Christmas).
Beau Is Afraid (2023)
Now TV, from Saturday 25th November. Dir: Ari Aster. Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Patti LuPone, Amy Ryan.
Following the sudden death of his mother, a mild-mannered but anxiety-ridden man confronts his darkest fears as he embarks on an epic, Kafkaesque odyssey back home.
Shudder, from Monday 20th November. Dir: Bruce McDonald. Starring: Stephen McHattie, Lisa Houle, Georgina Reilly.
A radio host interprets the possible outbreak of a deadly virus which infects the small Ontario town he is stationed in.
Last Week’s Highlights:
In Cinemas from Friday 17th November. Dir: Eli Roth. Starring: Rick Hoffman, Gina Gershon, Patrick Dempsey.
After a Black Friday riot ends in tragedy, a mysterious Thanksgiving-inspired killer terrorizes Plymouth, Massachusetts – the birthplace of the infamous holiday.
Shudder, from Friday 17th November. Dir: Chris McKay. Starring: Nicholas Hoult, Nicolas Cage, Akwafina.
Renfield, Dracula’s henchman and inmate at the lunatic asylum for decades, longs for a life away from the Count, his various demands, and all of the bloodshed that comes with them.
Monarch: Legacy of Monsters: Season 1
Apple TV, from Friday 17th November. Starring: Christopher Heyerdahl, Mari Yamamoto, Jess Salgueiro.
Set after the battle between Godzilla and the Titans, revealing that monsters are real, follows one family’s journey to uncover its buried secrets and a legacy linking them to Monarch.
Berberian Sound Studio (2012)
Shudder, from Monday 13th November. Dir: Peter Strickland. Starring: Toby Jones, Antonio Mancino, Guido Adorni.
A sound engineer’s work for an Italian horror studio becomes a terrifying case of life imitating art.
The Wretched (2019)
Shudder, from Monday 13th November. Dirs: Brett Pierce & Drew T. Pierce. Starring: John-Paul Howard, Piper Curda, Jamison Jones.
A defiant teenage boy, struggling with his parents’ imminent divorce, faces off with a thousand year-old witch, who is living beneath the skin of and posing as the woman next door.
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