This Week’s Horror Releases: 26th February

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

Lisa Frankenstein

In selected cinemas from Friday 1st March. Dir: Zelda Williams. Starring: Kathryn Newton, Liza Soberano, Jenna Davis

A coming of RAGE love story about a teenager and her crush, who happens to be a corpse. After a set of horrific circumstances bring him back to life, the two embark on a journey to find love, happiness – and a few missing body parts.

Out On VOD

Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010)

Shudder, from Friday 1st March. Dir: Daniel Farrands, Andrew Kasch. Starring: Heather Langenkamp, Stacey Alden, Erika Anderson.

Explore the origins of “dream demon” Freddy Krueger in this award-winning documentary that takes you behind the scenes of the most frightening and imaginative horror franchise in motion picture history!

Dream Demon (1988)

Shudder, from Friday 1st March. Dir: Harley Cokeliss. Starring: Jemma Redgrave, Kathleen Wilhoite, Timothy Spall.

A young woman about to be married begins having terrifying dreams about demons. When she awakes, however, the demons are real and begin to commit gruesome murders.

Maniac (2012)

Shudder, from Friday 1st March. Dir: Franck Khalfoun. Starring: Elijah Wood, Nora Arnezeder, America Olivio.

As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop’s deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface.

You Might Be the Killer (2018)

Shudder, from Friday 1st March. Dir: Brett Simmons. Starring: Fran Kanz, Alyson Hannigan, Brittany S. Hall.

A camp counsellor suffering from blackouts finds himself surrounded by murder victims. He turns to his horror movie enthusiast friend for advice, and to contend with the idea he may be the killer.

At Midnight I’ll Take Your Soul (1964)

Shudder, from Friday 1st March. Dir: José Mojica Marins. Starring: José Mojica Marins, Magda Mei, Nivaldo Lima.

A gravedigger prowls the city in search of a female to bear him a son.

The Strange World of Coffin Joe (1968)

Shudder, from Friday 1st March. Dir: José Mojica Marins. Starring: Luiz Sergio Person, Vany Miller, Mario Lima.

Three episodes: A dollmaker whose dolls are eerily human, a tale of necrophilia and a doctor proves love is dead.

This Night I’ll Possess Your Corpse (1967)

Shudder, from Friday 1st March. Dir: José Mojica Marins. Starring: José Mojica Marins, Tina Wohlers, Nadia Freitas.

After the events of the previous film, Coffin Joe continues to seek a maiden to give him a son. With the help of servant Bruno, he kidnaps six girls from a village. Which one of them will pass his trials of fear?

Last Week’s Highlights:

History Of Evil (2024)

Shudder, from Friday 23rd February. Dir: Bo Mirhosseni. Starring: Paul Wesley, Jackie Cruz, Tordy Clark.

A family on the run from a corrupt state takes refuge in a safe house with an evil past.

Megalomaniac (2022)

Shudder, from Monday 19th February. Dir: Karim Ouelhaj. Starring: Eline Schumacher, Benjamin Ramon, Helene Moor.

Megalomaniac questions the invisible line between victim and executioner and how it is crossed. A film about the weight of patriarchy and the illusion of Manichaeism.

Deathstalker (1983)

Shudder, from Monday 19th February. Dir: James Sbardellati. Starring: Rick Hill, Barbi Benton, Richard Brooker.

A lone warrior nicknamed Deathstalker is sent by a witch on a quest to find a sword, a chalice, and an amulet, two of which are held by the wicked king and sorcerer, Munkar.

Deathstalker II (1987)

Shudder, from Monday 19th February. Dir: Jim Wynorski. Starring: John Terlesky, Monique Gabrielle, John Lazar.

In this parody of the sword and sorcery films, a princess is deposed by an evil sorcerer. She enlists the aid of Deathstalker to battle the forces of evil, including a clone of the princess, and win back her kingdom.

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