Horror Watch – October 2018

Here’s a list of notable new horror movies coming to theaters or VOD this month. With Halloween – both the holiday and the much-anticipated new entry in the Michael Myers franchise – on the way, there’s plenty to choose from.


Tales from the Hood 2

Release: Oct. 2
Rated R – 1hr 51min
Directed by Rusty Cundieff & Darin Scott
Starring Keith David, Kedrick Brown, Alicia Davis Johnson

Official Synopsis:
Horror is back in the hood! The sequel to the ground-breaking original film Tales From the Hood reunites Executive Producer Spike Lee (Honorary Academy Award® winner) and Writers/Directors/Producers Rusty Cundieff and Darin Scott for an all-new gripping, horrifying and oftentimes devilishly comical anthology. Keith David stars as a contemporary Mr. Simms to tell bloodcurdling stories about lust, greed, pride and politics through tales with demonic dolls, possessed psychics, vengeful vixens and historical ghosts. Mr. Simms’s haunting stories will make you laugh…while you scream.

Available on VOD & DVD/Blu-Ray


Housewife


Release: Oct. 2
Unrated – 1hr 22min
Directed by Can Evrenol
Starring Clémentine Poidatz, David Sakurai, Alicia Kapudag

Official Synopsis:
From Can Evrenol, writer/director of international horror hit Baskin – on a snowy eve, little Holly’s sister and father are killed by her frantic mother. Years later, Holly is married, lonely, and her life is soon about take a turn for the ultra-weird, when she visits a gathering of “Umbrella of Love and Mind”.

Available on VOD & DVD/Blu-ray


Sleep No More

Release: Oct. 2
Unrated 1hr 31min
Directed by Phillip Guzman
Starring Keli Price, Brea Grant, Stephen Ellis

Official Synopsis:
It’s 1986 and a group of grad students are close to discovering what happens to the human brain after staying awake for 200 hours, but something goes terribly wrong with a test subject. After their department is shut down, the team moves forward in secret – only this time on themselves.

Available on VOD & DVD/Blu-ray


Extremity

Release: Oct. 2
Unrated – 1hr 43min
Directed by Anthony DiBlasi
Starring Dana Christina, Chad Rook, J. LaRose

Official Synopsis:
From Anthony DiBlasi, director of Last Shift and Dread, a young woman obsessed with horror subjects herself to hours of grueling torment inside an extreme haunt in an attempt to confront her fears and conquer the tragic past that haunts her.

Available on VOD & DVD/Blu-ray


Knuckleball

Release: Oct. 5
Unrated – 1hr 29min
Directed by Michael Peterson
Starring Michael Ironside, Munro Chambers, Luca Villacis

Official Synopsis:
Alone, and targeted on an isolated farm, 12 year old Henry finds himself at the center of a maelstrom of terror, and a dark family legacy, when his secretive grandfather dies suddenly in the night.

Coming to VOD


Halloween

*Pick of the Month*
Release: Oct. 19
Rated R – 1hr 49min
Directed by David Gordon Green
Starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Nick Castle

Official Synopsis:
Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

Coming to theaters everywhere


High Voltage

Release: Oct. 19
Directed by Alex Keledjian
Starring Allie Gonino, David Arquette, Luke Wilson

Official Synopsis:
An emerging rock band, managed by industry vet Jimmy Kleen (Arquette), strike a deal with record executive Rick Roland (Wilson). Things take a sinister turn when the band’s lead singer, Rachel (Gonino), and her mother, Barb, are struck by lightning and killed. Rachel is brought back to life, but she is different than before. Lightning courses through her veins and she uses her new strange electrical powers to drain the life from men, turning it into electrifying stage performances, but just how far are the band willing to go to make it.

Coming to VOD


Killer Kate!

Release: Oct. 26
Unrated – 1hr 20min
Directed by Elliot Feld
Starring Alexandra Feld, Danielle Burgess, Tiffany Shepis

Official Synopsis:
Kate attends her estranged sister’s bachelorette party at the request of their dying father. The weekend, held at a remote cabin booked on a home sharing app, turns into a savage life-or-death struggle that pits family against family, and past against present.

Coming to VOD


The Dark

Release: Oct. 26
Unrated – 1hr 35min
Directed by Justin P. Lange & Klemens Hufnugl
Starring Nadia Alexander, Toby Nichols, Karl Markovics

Official Synopsis:
An undead teenage girl befriends a blind boy that she meets in a forest she haunts and hunts in. Both have been victims of unimaginable abuse, and each finds solace in the other. There may be a chance of light at the end of their tunnel, but it will come with a body count.

Coming to VOD


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