In this sci-fi retelling of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart," a pair of astronauts work on a small space station orbiting a distant planet. As the mysterious narrator attempts to convince himself of his sanity while describing his brutal act of murder, he becomes haunted by a thunderous heartbeat that could only come from the far reaches of space.
The famous short-story by North American worldwide known writer Edgar Allan Poe takes a twisted and never seen turn when adapted to the the controversial and harsh world of the Portuguese dictatorship times of the "New State" in the 20th century.
Everything is great when the investigators Augusto and Franco get their hands on a pair of strange glasses that enables them to travel through time and space. As they begin to understand them, Augusto gets obsessed with their power, without knowing that beyond time and space lurk and wait entities that prey for those with unearthly ambitions.
The hosts of a horror chat show celebrate their favorite fictional dark deity, Bapholeth, by selling a cute toy in his image. Only to be attacked by a very real cultist offended by the adorable blasphemy. A horror film about how we love horror.
Redemption gives way to a reckoning when a reclusive retired priest shelters a young Amish runaway in crisis, only to reveal a mystery that ties her to a terrifying encounter from his youth… and the shimmering curtain of aurora that rages overhead.
J. Vernon Shea, David Clement, Ron Koloskee, Barry Meshel
| United States
As far as we can tell, this is the first ever fan adaptation of one of H. P. Lovecraft's stories, and was made only 12 years after the very first studio adaptation, with an 8mm camera, a few friends, including author J. Vernon Shea, and a lot of passion. Restored from the original 8mm reels by Brian Callahan at Arkham Bazaar/Sigh Co. Graphics, this is the first time in decades that this film has been played on the big screen and the first time ever that this restored version has been shown.
"The Whisperer in Darkness" is strongly based on Lovecraft's story of one man's battle with strange creatures in the Vermont woods, and the Folklorist who wouldn't believe, until it was too late.
Early one winter morning in the rural town of Rhuthun in North Wales, three men are called upon once again to carry out a terrible assignment on the Bwlch Pen Barras mountain pass.
Shot on 16mm by cinematographer Sean Price Williams (Good Time, Her Smell) and featuring a score by Cian Ciaran and Dafydd Ieuan from The Super Furry Animals, The Wyrm of Bwlch Pen Barras is a Welsh language folk horror film about modern Wales, rooted in the country's rich mythology.
"Dissociation” is a psychological horror film that follows ‘The Genealogist’, a curious and driven researcher, as she delves into the history of a family that vanished over a century ago. In her search for answers, she finds herself in a dangerous situation involving a mysterious old man, where she is forced to confront the dark side of her own psyche and the dire consequences of her actions. This film is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat with its heart-pounding plot and haunting atmosphere.
On a steamy summer night at the Greek seaside, full of music, dancing and taverna food, suddenly a sudden mist descends and strange creatures plague the city, attacking people and drawing others into the sea with strange dreams. A group of musicians join forces with a lost sailor in search of his wayward Greek father, along with a waitress, a bodybuilder, their granny, some local criminals, and an undead priest - banding together to fight back against the otherworldly invaders.
In rural 17th-century England, a group of men gather to carry a coffin on the long walk to the local graveyard for burial. Much ancient folklore and superstition surround the pathway to the church, and several of the party are afraid to walk it after dark. Squire Marlow, the grieving father of the dead man, promises to double their wages if they agree to make the mysterious journey full of unexpected revelations.
At the end of his life, a writer recollects his visit to Beaumanoir, forty years earlier. The strange customs of the folks he met back then left him scared with an unspeakable burden. By telling his story, his hope is to exorcise his past and finally rest in peace.
Guillermo travels to the countryside to take care of Héctor, his sick father for three nights. Upon his arrival, Guillermo finds that Héctor's condition changes at night, in which, in turn, something coming from the sky seems to approach.
Lenny has been feeding otherworldly beings through the Circle of Blood for nearly two years. Now that he's finally a week away from retirement, he's got to complete his biggest task yet. What could go wrong?
Convinced his career is the result of years of otherworldly possession, a troubled LA punk frontman must face his demons - both real and metaphorical - in a maximum-volume battle for survival after a bandmate's attempt at an intervention spirals into supernatural mayhem.
CW: flashing images, body horror, references to depression and mental illness, and an attempted suicide
Successful psychiatrist Elizabeth Derby (Heather Graham) has brutally murdered her young patient Asa Waite (Judah Lewis). Locked up in a psych ward, she recounts to her friend Dr. Daniella Upton (Barbara Crampton) an insane, obsessive tale of erotic attraction, out-of-body experiences, ancient curses, grisly deaths and unspeakable evil. The things Elizabeth has felt, seen and done have destroyed her marriage, ruined her reputation, left bodies in her wake, and led her to a ‘kill or be killed’ desperation. If Daniella doesn’t believe her now, more deaths will follow, and Elizabeth will be forever lost. But who would believe such a mind-bending story? And worse, if it is all true, who will be left to tell it?
Three emissaries from a new wave cult arrive on the doorstep of a remote ranch. Tasked by their leader, they are on a mission to acquire the land for the group's upcoming resettlement; a mission that becomes more complicated when the old couple who own the ranch refuse to sell it.
The crew of a German u-boat on a mission in the North Atlantic witness strange phenomena on board. After an inexplicable explosion in the engine room, the submarine slowly sinks to the abyssal depths, while madness decimates the submariners.
Based loosely on a character from "Call of Cthuhlu", "Death Parts Us" explores nostalgia's relationship to grief. After losing his wife, Henry turns to an old power to bring her back, only to find that “when we mourn our losses, we also mourn ourselves” and that nostalgia comes at the sacrifice of sanity.
1944, Northern Italy. US Army Officer Howard Bailey is sent on a secret mission beyond the enemy lines in order to retrieve contact with Crawford, a local partisan leader and radical scientist gone off the radar weeks before.
A young, blind woman visits her father, but when she gets to his home, everything is off. He has become obsessed with something horrible, seen through his telescope, which he names 'Ihruqax'. Unable to see the thing he's talking about, the woman can only latch on to the clear signs of mental degradation in him, and tries to get him the help he needs. This task is difficult and only reveals deeper, more horrifying delusions in the father. When she finally persuades him to go to the doctor, there are much bigger problems at stake.
Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton, Carolyn Purdy-Gordon
| United States
"A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus." Well, that's what IMDB says, but we all know what Re-Animator is about, right?
Based on Lovecraft's Ex Oblivione, with a dash of Beyond The Wall of Sleep and The Silver Key, with a bit of genetics from Alien and Dark Star, this 1991 student film (Columbia, thank you very much) is from the director of Pickman's Muse. A young man travels through the stars, and beyond the wall of sleep.