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Movie: The Cellar

Keira (Elisha Cuthbert) finds that her daughter has mysteriously vanished in the cellar of their new house. She soon discovers there is an ancient and powerful entity controlling their home that she will have to face or risk losing her family's souls forever. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on May 4, 2022 - 7 comments

Movie: Virus:32

A rapid spreading virus which transforms people into intelligent, ultra-violent, extra-fast zombified hunters. After each wave of attack by the monsters, they're left incapacitated for 32 seconds while they recover their strength. A new Argentinian film from director Gustavo Hernandez (La Casa Muda). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Apr 22, 2022 - 2 comments

Movie: For the Sake of Vicious

Romina, an overworked nurse and single mother returns home from her late shift on Halloween to find a maniac hiding out with a bruised and beaten hostage. When an unexpected wave of violent intruders descends upon her home, the trio realize the only way out of the situation is to work together and fight for their survival. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Mar 8, 2022 - 2 comments

Movie: Hellbender

A lonely teen discovers her family's ties to witchcraft. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 24, 2022 - 8 comments

Movie: Leptirica

A young man wants to marry the beautiful daughter of a landowner who refuses to allow the marriage. To prove his worth, the young man accepts the job of miller after an infamous local vampire kills the previous miller. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 12, 2022 - 3 comments

Movie: Cherry Falls

A serial killer is stalking the peaceful town of Cherry Falls. At first, it seems that he is just targeting teenagers, but after the third killing it becomes clear that all the victims have been virgins. When the town's students hear about this, they realize that there is only one way to protect themselves and begin planning a "Pop Your Cherry" party where they will all lose their virginities together. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 10, 2022 - 5 comments

Movie: I Blame Society

A struggling filmmaker realizes that the skill set to make a movie is the same to commit the perfect murder. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 9, 2022 - 2 comments

Movie: Clearcut

A white lawyer finds his values shaken when he is paired with an angry Indigenous activist (Graham Greene) who insists on kidnapping the head of a logging company to teach him the price of his destruction. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 27, 2022 - 6 comments

Movie: Lake of the Dead

A group of friends venture into the Osterdal forests to join Liljan's brother Bjørn at his remote cabin. Liljan's suspicion that her brother is in danger are confirmed when they arrive to find his dog dead and no sign of him. The gang is spooked further by a legend associated with the cabin: that a man who lived there once killed his sister and her lover and then drowned himself in the lake. Since then, it is said that anyone who stays in the cabin will be driven to the same fate. Norway's first horror film. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 13, 2022 - 1 comment

Movie: The Advent Calendar

Eva, an ex-dancer, is now living in a wheelchair, unable to walk. when her friend Sophie gives her an old wooden antique advent calendar before Christmas, she realizes each window contains a surprise that triggers repercussions in real life: some of them good, but most of them bad. Now Eva will have to choose between getting rid of the calendar or walking again - even if it causes death around her. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 7, 2021 - 2 comments

Movie: Honeydew

Strange cravings and hallucinations befall a young couple after seeking shelter in the home of an aging farmer and her peculiar son. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 5, 2021 - 4 comments

Movie: The Power

London, 1974. As Britain prepares for electrical blackouts to sweep across the country, trainee nurse Val arrives for her first day at the crumbling East London Royal Infirmary. With most of the patients and staff evacuated to another hospital, Val is forced to work the night shift, finding herself in a dark, near empty building. Within these walls lies a deadly secret, forcing Val to face both her own traumatic past and deepest fears. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 5, 2021 - 4 comments

Movie: Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon

The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 7, 2021 - 9 comments

Movie: Bloodthirsty

When indie singer Grey struggles to write her sophomore album, she teams up with a mysterious producer at his secluded cabin. But Grey is having visions that she is a wolf, and as her work with the emotionally demanding Vaughn deepens, the vegan singer begins to hunger for meat and the hunt. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 7, 2021 - 2 comments

Movie: I Am a Ghost

Emily, a troubled spirit, haunts her own house every day, wondering why she can't leave. With the help of Sylvia, a clairvoyant hired to rid the house of spirits, Emily is forced into a 'patient/therapist' relationship, uncovering disturbing mysteries about her past that may help her move on to 'the next place.' [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 16, 2021 - 1 comment

Movie: Slaxx

When a possessed pair of jeans begins to kill the staff of a trendy clothing store, it is up to Libby, an idealistic young salesclerk, to stop its bloody rampage. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Apr 3, 2021 - 7 comments

Movie: Scare Package

Chad, the owner of Rad Chad's Horror Emporium, recounts a series of bone-chilling, blood-splattered tales to illustrate the rules of the horror genre to his newest employee. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 13, 2021 - 3 comments

Movie: VFW

A group of old war veterans put their lives on the line to defend a young woman taking shelter in their local VFW post, who's running from a deranged drug dealer and his relentless army of drug addled punks. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 27, 2020 - 1 comment

Movie: The Mortuary Collection

On the cusp of retirement, an eccentric mortician (Clancy Brown) recounts several of the strangest stories he's encountered in his long career, but things take a turn for the phantasmagorical when he learns that the final story - is his own. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 1, 2020 - 5 comments

Movie: The Quiet Room

When Michael attempts suicide and doesn't leave a note, he inadvertently awakens Hattie, a demon that haunts the hospital. Now he must find a way to stop her rampage before she kills everyone he connects with. A short horror film by Sam Wineman. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 16, 2020 - 1 comment

Movie: El Gigante

After attempting to cross the US/Mexico border in search of a better life, Armando awakens in an unknown room, his body broken down and a Lucha Libre mask sewn into his neck. A short horror film by Gigi Saul Guerrero and Luke Bramley. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 15, 2020 - 1 comment

Movie: The Whistler

Lindsey is forced to babysit her sister, Becky, one night, when, after innocently falling asleep, wakes up to find her sister gone. Someone may have taken Becky and could be after her as well. A short horror film by Jennifer Nicole Stang. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 15, 2020 - 1 comment

Movie: Catcalls

Looking to get a cheap thrill, a motorist flashes two young women who have stopped to give him directions. Unfortunately, he has picked the wrong women. A short film by Kate Dolan. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 14, 2020 - 4 comments

Movie: Nightmare Cinema

A series of down-on-their-luck individuals enter the decrepit and spine-chilling Rialto theater, only to have their deepest and darkest fears brought to life on the silver screen by The Projectionist: a mysterious, ghostly figure who holds the nightmarish futures of all who attend his screenings. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 8, 2020 - 4 comments

Movie: Kuso

Broadcasting through a makeshift network of discarded televisions, this story is tangled up in the aftermath of Los Angeles's worst earthquake nightmare. Travel between screens and aftershocks into the twisted lives of the survived. [more inside]
posted by naju on Jul 27, 2017 - 2 comments

Movie: The Devils

In 17th-century France, Father Urbain Grandier seeks to protect the city of Loudun from the corrupt establishment of Cardinal Richelieu. Hysteria occurs within the city when he is accused of witchcraft by a sexually repressed nun. [more inside]
posted by naju on Mar 20, 2017 - 4 comments

Strange Club Movie for Monday: THE DEVILS (Ken Russell, 1971)

This movie looks absolutely insane, blasphemous, reprehensible, and devoid of all merit. In other words, it's a perfect fit for Strange Club. It's also been super unavailable and impossible to track down in uncut form, UNTIL NOW: it appeared on the streaming service Shudder yesterday in a 109-minute unrated cut - "the most complete version of the film in existence." Lots of people are justifiably freaking out. Let's watch it. [more inside]
posted by naju on Mar 16, 2017 - 1 comment

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