Horror - 7/8 - Big Story Group
“A Field In England” is a black-and-white horror film that follows group of 17th century soldiers who abandon their Civil War confederates and escape only to be ambushed by dangerous men. The escapees are forced by the men to help search a field for a buried treasure and soon descend into the nightmare of the hidden treasure.
“Nurse 3D” follows a nurse who lovingly attends to patients at the All Saints Memorial Hospital during the day. At night, she prowls nightclubs hunting and luring unfaithful men into deadly liaisons. When her attentions to a new young nurse becomes obsessive and she is rebuffed, a rampage of terror follows. The film is inspired by the photography of Lionsgate’s chief marketing officer, Tim Palen. Directed by Douglas Aarniokoski. Written by David Loughery. Starring Judd Nelson, Paz de la Huerta, Corbin Bleu and Katrina Bowden. Releases February 7, 2014. Return to Thumbnail View.(Larger Player)
“Devil’s Due” finds a newlywed couple dealing with an earlier-than-planned pregnancy after a mysterious lost night on their honeymoon. The husband notices odd behavior and dark changes to her mind and body and realizes something evil is happening. This found-footage film is a new take on the Rosemary’s Baby story. Directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett. Written by Lindsay Devlin. Starring Allison Miller, Zach Gilford and Steffie Grote. Releases January 17, 2014. Return to Thumbnail View.(Larger Player)
“Open Grave” finds a man with no memory of who he is after waking up in an open grave of dead bodies. He runs from the scene, not knowing how he got there, to a nearby house where he is met at gunpoint by a group of terrified strangers. He soon discovers they are all suffering from memory loss. Fear and suspicion lead to violence but they realize they must figure out why this has happened. Directed by Gonzalo López-Gallego. Written by Chris Borey and Eddie Borey. Starring Sharlto Copley (District 9, Elysium), Joseph Morgan and Thomas Kretschmann. Releases January 3, 2014. Return to Thumbnail View.(Larger Player)
“Haunt” follows an introverted teen who sparks with his new neighbor, and together the couple begins to explore the house that his family has just purchased. As they discover haunted house love, they experiment with a radio-like box which transmits a message from ‘the other side’. Directed by Mac Carter (Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics). Written by Andrew Barrer (The Crisis of Being Dr. Adam Porter). Starring Harrison Gilbertson, Liana Liberato and Oscar nominated actress Jacki Weaver (of Animal Kingdom, Silver Linings Playbook, Stoker). Releases digital and VOD February 7, 2014 and in select theaters March 7. Return to Thumbnail View.(Larger Player)
“From the twisted mind of Wes Anderson”…comes The Midnight Coterie of Sinister Intruders – a Wes Anderson parody by SNL featuring a visual style inspired by Moonrise Kingdom and Royal Tenebaums with actors filling in for the Wes Anderson standards Gwyneth Paltrow, Adrien Brody and Jason Schwartzman. written by John Solomon, Rob Klein, Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider. Director of photography Alex Buono. starring Edward Norton as Owen Wilson. Return to Thumbnail View.(Larger Player)
“Repentance” is a psychological thriller about a troubled man’s fixation on the death of his mother. He meets a life-coach author whose teachings are mixture of positive thinking and religion. After abducting the author, the troubled man uses the teachings to terrorize the coach and his family. The dark southern gothic delves deeply into confronting ones past and the skeletons still in the closet. Directed by Philippe Caland. Written by Shintaro Shimosawa (screenplay), Philippe Caland (based on the film “The Gypsy and the Gury” by). Staring Forest Whitaker, Anthony Mackie, Sanaa Lathan, Nicole Ari Parker and Mike Epps. Releases February 28, 2014. Return to Thumbnail View.