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The birth of a child inspires this experimental animation. Using tie-die as a base ink, water, paper a light box set in motion by animation artist Ying-Fang Shen employing traditonal and non-traditional techniques.
Hidden within the uncharted regions of Antarctica, dark secrets slumber. An ancient horror lies sleeping in the bowels of an alien city, frozen in time and bordered by an immense mountain range. Two unlucky explorers sent from Miskatonic University race unwittingly towards it. Driven by the pursuit of discovery, the search for their missing crew, and the intriguing wonder of this dark corner of the world, they have no way of knowing the horrors that await deep within the Mountains of Madness.
After being lost at sea for a year, Robert is trapped between worlds.
A late night at the office turns in to a nightmare when a copywriter realizes he might not be alone
In his quest to obtain a picture by his favorite macabre art painter, Richard Pickman, collector Thurber Phillips discovers the secret behind the artists work.
After returning as the sole survivors of a disastrous expedition to the wilds of British Columbia, Elaine West and Nikola Tesla are ready to deliver their report to Miskatonic University... but the danger may have followed them back.
Benoît, 50, is a police lieutenant wounded by the disappearance of his wife, Lise. Unable to perform his grief, he sees his physical and mental health decline when she mysteriously surface again years later. Then, Benoît begins to undergo a strange transformation...
Lilith Delaney sits in a bleak interrogation room, recounting the tale of her short-lived run as Communications Director for Victor Balch, a rising Republican candidate for the Presidency once written off as a caricature for his brash, confrontational style. Despite his glaring flaws, Balch is rising rapidly in the polls, trouncing a more established opponent and gaining a fiercely loyal following. Though Lilith initially considers her role as just another job, she gradually finds herself subject to Balch's ineffable spell... until her gradual disillusionment allows her to catch a fleeting glimpse of his horrific true nature, and to understand his ultimate intent.
A pair of travelers find themselves lost and confronted by an evil presence in a remote part of the Welsh countryside.
In this homage to classic horror cinema, a lone scientist struggles to understand a plague of parasitic insects.
Zerch asks his boyfriend Cano to do something terrible for him. Cano, driven by a powerful love, agrees without knowing he is about to sacrifice more than he imagined.
Black Mountain Side follows a group of archaeologists after they uncover a strange structure in Northern Canada, dating over ten thousand years before the present. The team finds themselves isolated when their communication systems fail and it is not long before they begin to feel the effects of the solitude.
For the fine officers of the Willowbrook police department, fighting a slimy soul-sucking monster from the great beyond is just another day on the job. It's the relationship stuff at home that's really scary.
Working deep into the night, a solitary inventor succeeds in reversing the natural order of predator and prey. But his tinkering yields some unexpected results, including unsettling insights into his own obsession. Following a dream logic and rendered in stark black and white, Cat Killer is a nightmarish fable that recalls the psychological horror stories of Edgar Allan Poe and the imagery of the German Expressionists.
Why did August Derleth create an alternate Elder Sign to H. P. Lovecraft's design?
Maria and Jonathan meet after witnessing a car crash. Despite an instant attraction, Jonathan will have to come to terms with a strange companion who has invaded Maria’s life for too long
Platonic room-mates Joseph and Ellie try to 'keep it casual' when they find themselves manipulated by an otherworldly force to begin having sex with each other.
“She awaits.” - Detective Diana Olmstead (Diana Porter) arrives on the scene of a bizarre death: a body with a strange bite wound and a mysterious egg sac on her back. A clue leads
her to Innsmouth, where she meets a seductive and horrific fate in the form of Alice Marsh (Tristan Risk: American Mary, The Editor, ABCs of Death 2). Innsmouth explores the “monstrous feminine” with an all-female cast and two male extras. This is notable because Lovecraft's universe is traditionally male-dominated.
You can expect nudity, blood, egg sacs, gills, teeth, claws, and a soon-to-be notorious scene with Tristan Risk.
A controversial geologist takes his theories to an isolated fishing hole with strange behavior and history.
On a cold winter's night, Laura is reading to her brother, David, the story of a stranger that preys on children. Suddenly, a shiver runs through Laura's body sensing a strange presence in the house. Is it him?
Meet Saul, an inebriated dad arriving at home on Christmas Eve determined to at least try to do something for his immensely jaded teenage son, Kyle, who seems resigned to a fractured relationship with his dad. Hoping that he can mend his relationship with his son, Saul brings his son a Fookah, a devilish and disgusting little creature that causes chaos
Roger Corman's trippy take on the tale of the Whately family,now as it was meant to be with spine-chilling live score from Cassadine (w/ Nate Carson of Witch Mountain) and bizarro shadow-cast performance by Club Pangaea, while Sandra Dee's body double gyrates and Dean Stockwell chants from The Necronomicon. You will be changed!
A powerful thunderstorm unleashes a mist that envelops a small Maine town. Presented as the Director meant in Black & White Dozens are trapped inside a supermarket knowing that in the mist are horrible creatures which feed on humans. Being stranded takes its psychological toll. The trapped shoppers split into 2 camps: those who believe it is an act of a vengeful god who demands human sacrifice and those don't. Based on the novel by Stephen King, long considered to be one of his scariest.
The history of the Braithwaite family has always been shrouded in mystery and scandal, and Charles Braithwaite has always been the logical one, eschewing the esoteric and eldritch interests of his forebearers. But the delivery of a small parcel containing notes on his missing uncle's experiments will send him on an epic quest of horror and madness. Or will it?
A man invites his friend over one night to show off his latest invention: a trap for catching aliens.