Sister Ann believes she is answering a calling to be the first female exorcist… but who, or what, called her? In response to a global rise in demonic possessions, Ann seeks out a place at an exorcism school reopened by the Catholic Church.
Stranded in the countryside – in the aftermath of a deadly outbreak – older brother Harry fights to protect his younger sister, Lily, while he desperately searches to find refuge with their father.
“Don’t run. Don’t scream. Don’t bleed.”
Brainstorm Media’s upcoming sci-fi thriller Blank, starring Rachel Shelley, Heida Reid, and Emmy Award Winner and TV personality/host Wayne Brady, will release in select theaters and on demand on 23rd September.
“She won’t let you leave.”
Signature Entertainment are proud to present to you the Irish psychological thriller You Are Not My Mother from director Kate Dolan, which is being released in UK cinemas and on digital 8th April. Wildcard will release the film in Irish cinemas on 4th March.
“Every family has their secrets.”
Darkwave duo Boy Harsher announced the release of their debut original horror film, The Runner, in select theaters this January, with Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, to stream the film in North America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand beginning 16th January.
The Runner (Original Soundtrack), out 21st January on Nude Club/City Slang, features the dark pop that Boy Harsher is known for alongside eerie, cinematic instrumentals.
“Reckless… Out of control… Pure evil.”
Fin is a criminal on the run, wanted for the murder of his boss and the accidental shooting of an officer. He breaks into the home of a high-class escort, only to discover that you get more than you bargain for with Val, short for ‘Valefar’ – a demon who offers to make all Fin’s problems disappear if he agrees to follow her rules.
But in Val’s world there are no accidents, and as Fin meets her other “customers”, he learns that she was expecting him all along, and it isn’t easy to escape Val’s dungeon.
“You don’t stand a chance in hell with her.”
On Halloween night in New Salem, Radio DJ Chilly Billy tells a twisted anthology of horrifying local myths.
“Welcome back kids to the Psychotronic FM Halloween Show! Station 66.6.”
Directed by Scott B. Hansen and Desiree Connell, Bad Candy stars Zach Galligan, Derek Russo, and Slipknot’s Corey Taylor.
Bad Candy is available in select theatres 10th September, on demand 14th September, and Blu-ray 12th October from Epic Pictures and DREAD.
“Trick or Treat, You’re Dead!”
From writer and director Takashi Shimizu, Howling Village follows a young psychologist, Kanade, who visits an infamous haunted and cursed village to investigate her brother’s disappearance.
Her investigation reveals that the village’s mysteries are connected to her family and works to uncover her family’s dark history.
Howling Village is available in select theatres 13th, on demand 17th August, and Blu-ray 14th September from Epic Pictures and DREAD.
“Horror comes home.”
At the Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia (otherwise known as PZYK) I was introduced to Zamrock – a musical subgenre that combined African rhythm and sound with psychedelic rock – and arguably the most successful Zambian band of the 1970s: WITCH (an acronym for “We Intend To Cause Havoc“). Under the leadership of charismatic lead vocalist Emanuel “Jagari” Chanda, WITCH dominated the PZYK stage from the moment the band re-introduced themselves during ‘Introduction’.
“I had no idea where Zambia was, or how such incredible music could be recorded there, by what looked like a bunch of misfits.”
Discover the psychedelic sounds of rock superstars WITCH in a guided tour through their mud-hut village formation to superstardom in the politically turbulent Zambia of the 70s, and eventual re-discovery by contemporary music fans.
“A vibrant, joyous celebration of life and music.”
Writer/director Luke Sparke is taking audiences on another action-packed, unstoppable thrill ride with Saban Films’ new sci-fi, action film Occupation: Rainfall, set to open in theaters, on digital, and on demand on 11th June. Bursting with spectacular special effects and exhilarating action sequences, Occupation: Rainfall unfolds two years into an intergalactic invasion of Earth, as survivors fight back in a desperate ground war. While casualties mount by the day, the resistance — along with some unexpected allies — uncovers a plot that could bring the war to a decisive end.
“This is Project Rainfall.”
Directed by Amelia Moses, conceived and written by mother-daughter duo Wendy Hill-Tout and singer-songwriter Lowell, and featuring the original music of Lowell, Bloodthirsty and Bloodthirsty (Music from the Motion Picture) EP is available now!