If indie horror films are your bag, you’re in for one insanely busy week. There are a whole slew of promising affairs arriving today, and you’re going to want to pay attention – a lot of these films are excellent works worth tracking down!
An official selection at the Cannes Film Festival, writer/director Michael O’Shea’s debut feature The Transfiguration follows troubled teen Milo who hides behind his fascination with vampire lore. When he meets the equally alienated Sophie, the two form a bond that begins to challenge Milo’s dark obsession, blurring his fantasy into reality. A chilling portrait of violence, The Transfiguration is an atmospheric thriller set against the grit of New York City.
The Haunting at Woodland Hills
A wounded fugitive on the run and hiding from the law breaks into a dilapidated house and discovers the skeletal remains of the owner. After reading letters between the man and his estranged son, he sets out on a quest to reunite the dead.
Clancy the Clown and his carnival of misfits, roll into a sleepy mid-western town for their annual Halloween festival. Some are looking for a good time. Clancy has something else on his mind.
A former history teacher and his wife Claire meet at a fancy restaurant with his elder brother, a prominent politician and his wife Babette. The plan is to discuss over dinner how to handle a crime committed by their teenage sons. The violent act of the two boys had been filmed by a security camera and shown on TV, but, so far, they have not been identified. The parents have to decide on what to do.
A young couple find what they believe is their dream home, but they soon find out that the house has many dark and deadly secrets. As the evil spirits who haunt the home begin to reveal themselves more, the young couple become trapped in a world between madness and the supernatural.
Apostle of Dracula
A beautiful young woman, Lucy, has a passionate and bloody affair with Count Dracula. Many years later, as she recovers from a strange amnesia, she begins to realize her true identity as a creature who is thirsty of blood. Occult expert Van Helsing tries to save Lucy from the clutches of the vampire, but will her dark dream of living eternally with Dracula come true?
Whatever killed their son continues to haunt Mallory and Frank no matter which place they go. While hiding out at a remote lake house, Mallory struggles to keep her sanity and save her marriage as the supernatural activity grows more powerful. Finally reaching their breaking point, they elicit the help of Eleanor, a local clairvoyant, to end the terror once and for all. But will it be too late?
Mild-mannered and seemingly good-natured auto insurance claims manager Adam K., sets out daily to make friends, however, ends up with mutilated victims when his invitations for friendships are rejected. A gory take on the tale of nature versus nurture that proves that evil wears a smile.