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Dir. Takashi Miike 1999
Lonely widower, Aoyama (Ryo Ishibashi) is persuaded by his colleague, Yoshikawa (Jun Kumimurato) to hold a fake audition for a new wife, disguised as a casting for a movie. He becomes smitten with Asami (Eihi Shiina), a mysterious woman who seems to be the perfect match for him. However, as he pursues this relationship, Aoyama discovers that Asami has a twisted and violent past that haunts her present. He soon finds himself trapped in a nightmare of torture and deception, as Asami reveals her true nature in a finale that will have you squirming.
Dir. André Øvredal 2016
A family has been massacred in their own house, the setting of a grisly crime in small-town Virginia. Hidden in the basement, the partially buried body of a murdered woman is discovered. Drawn into the mysterious case, coroner Tony Tilden (Brian Cox) and his son Austin (Emile Hirsch) conduct an otherwise routine late-night autopsy on the unidentified corpse. But as the night crawls on, the autopsy becomes more complex than they ever imagined and the two men discover less about the victim and more about their own primal fears. Trapped in their own basement, haunted by the many creepy apparitions that penetrate the darkness, and surrounded by the evil unknown, the coroners will need more than a simple scalpel to survive this night of visceral terror.
Dir. Lars von Trier 2018
USA in the 1970’s. We follow the highly intelligent Jack through 5 incidents and are introduced to the murders that define Jack’s development as a serial killer, from his point of view. He views each murder as an artwork in itself, even though his dysfunction gives him problems in the outside world. Despite the fact that the final and inevitable police intervention is drawing ever near, which provokes and puts pressure on Jack, he is, contrary to all logic, set on taking greater and greater chances.
Dir. James Ashcroft 2021
A family trip through the New Zealand wilderness turns into a nightmare when they’re suddenly confronted by a pair of drifters in this Sundance thriller starring Daniel Gillies (THE ORIGINALS) and Miriama McDowell (WARU). Winding down a desolate road through an endless valley, Alan and Jill stop their car to take their teenage boys on a hike through the New Zealand wilderness. As they rest for a picnic at a clearing overlooking the water, two ominous-looking drifters appear out of nowhere, silently surrounding the peaceful clan and radiating a threat of imminent danger. With a swift act of violence, these men take the family by force, a seemingly random decision that sets them all on a maddening collision course with the ghosts of their pasts—from which there is no escape.
Dir. Lynne Ramsay 2017
Joe (Joaquin Phoenix) is a hired gun who rescues trafficked girls, using brutal methods against those responsible. Caring for his elderly mother in his childhood home in New York City, he suffers from graphic flashbacks of his childhood, the abuse he and his mother faced from his violent father, his brutal past in the military and FBI, and suicidal thoughts. He embarks on a blood-drenched rescue mission, when Nina (Ekaterina Samsonov), the innocent 13 year-old daughter of an ambitious New York senator, doesn’t returns home. But amidst half-baked leads and a desperate desire to shake off the heavy burden of a personal hell, Joe’s frenzied plummet into the depths of Tartarus is inevitable, and every step Joe takes to flee the pain, brings him closer to the horrors of insanity.
Dir. Jackson Stewart 2016
Two estranged brothers reunite at their missing father’s video store in order to organise his affairs. But as they dig through the deserted store and the myriad 80’s artefacts, they discover a unique VCR board game called ‘Beyond The Gates’ that may prove a connection to their father’s disappearance. Dare they play the mysterious game and traverse an inter-dimensional hub into a nightmare world where their father’s soul is trapped? A creepy homage to the 80’s video nasty era, cunningly blending the likes of Jumanji and Ouija with lashings of Hellraiser and Stranger Things, Beyond The Gates is a visceral journey into the dark shadows of the imagination.
Dir. Ryûhei Kitamura 2022
When a botched robbery goes awry, and a gang of criminals find themselves injured with a resilient young female hostage in tow, they find refuge in an unassuming ranch run by brazen organ harvesters. Saving their skin literally becomes a bigger priority than escaping the police and they won’t surrender without an all-around fight to the death.
Dir. Chris Sun 2021
Jacob Chandler is just an ordinary man with an extraordinary gift. The epitome of the accidental exorcist, Jacob and his nephew Liam have forged a career clearing demons from the bodies of their clients. Of late, something has changed as possessions increase and Jacob fights to keep those he loves safe, the burden weighing heavy on his shoulders. When his path crosses with Liam’s new girlfriend, Atalie Carlisle, he recognizes something in her dark, broken gaze. She too can see the damned. Jacob never expected to meet anyone else like himself, nor did he anticipate needing her help. When summoned to a hauntingly beautiful homestead with a tragic past, Jacob must call upon all of his experience and Atalie’s untrained powers, to uncover the layers of demonic deception at play. Death is here, and it will do anything to be free.
Dir. David Robert Mitchell 2019
Sam (Andrew Garfield) is a disenchanted 33 year-old who discovers a mysterious woman, Sarah (Riley Keough), frolicking in his apartment’s swimming pool. When she vanishes, Sam embarks on a surreal quest across Los Angeles to decode the secret behind her disappearance, leading him into the murkiest depths of mystery, scandal, and conspiracy in the City of Angels.
Dir. Mark Bakaitis 2019
Dalia (Saara Lamberg) and her two young sisters grow up in a pagan apocalyptic cult led by an ancient Baltic goddess of death and reincarnation (Jane Badler). On the night of an important cult ritual, a police raid rescues Dalia as cult members flee with her two sisters. Years later, as the guilt eats away at her, a newfound friend (Dean Kirkright) finds a potential link to the cult through a prominent and despised black metal artist sequestered in the woods (Albert Goikhman). But the deeper Dalia journeys on her quest for the truth, the more it becomes a descent into Hell.
Dir. Clive Barker 1987
When journeyman Frank (Sean Chapman) purchases a mysterious Chinese puzzle box while visiting an exotic country, he returns home to England and unwittingly unlocks a door to hell, dragged into a frightening dimension whose evil inhabitants, known as Cenobites, test his appetite for pleasure and tolerance for pain. Escaping his sado-masochistic hell, Frank returns to his old household and begins an insidious resurrection that will not only draw the life and soul out of everyone around him, but also open a portal for Pinhead (Doug Bradley) and his infernal Cenobites to wreak bloody havoc on an unsuspecting world.