The clown industry’s going to tank (even harder) in 2017. Warner Bros. re-adapts Stephen King’s excellent 1986 horror novel about a malevolent being who takes the form of a clown in order to lure and kill children. Finn Wolfhard stars in
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Get ready to have your pants scared off with Ridley Scott’s follow up to Prometheus, in which pairs of happy couples head off Noah’s Ark style to colonize what they think is a remote paradise, but is actually home to a bunch of nasty xenomorphs.
A brief prologue to Ridley Scott’s upcoming Alien: Covenant, introducing us to the crew as they have one final meal and prepare for what is surely their last good night’s cryosleep before they’re ripped apart by xenomorphs.
A father takes his family to a desolate hut in the wake of an “unnatural” global threat. When another family asks to camp in with them, the tension inside the house becomes just as dangerous as the horrors outside. Starring Joel Edgerton and Riley Keough. Premieres 8/25/17.
“Is it you… or is just me?” Kristen Stewart turns in a critically-acclaimed performance in this psychological thriller. Stewart plays a personal shopper for celebrities who’s waiting for a sign from her recently deceased twin brother.
(PG-13: Language) Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant star in this Netflix original series, a dark comedy about two ordinary real estate agents whose lives get turned upside down when one of them wakes up as a zombie – and is much happier that way. Drops 2/3/17.
(Gore) It’s Evolve, but with Jason Voorhees and stupid campers. Play as Jason or his potential victims in this asymmetrical multiplayer game. As the prey, you can try to hide and wait out the night, escape the camp or take on Jason. Drops 2017 for Windows, Xbox One and PS4.
Take a helping of Alien, a dash of Gravity, and a smidgen of The Thing, and you’ll have a good idea what to expect from this sci-fi thriller about a team aboard the ISS who discovers the first evidence of extraterrestrial life on Mars. Sadly for the crew, it turns out to be a complete dick.
(Gore) Colin loves to give teddy bears to his girlfriends. But when he inevitably breaks up with them, the stuffed toys are left to deal with the aftermath. Now they want payback. Comedy, horror, action and drama – this fun short film has it all.
In this horror film, Naomi Watts plays a widowed psychologist who’s also taking care of her catatonic son, who was paralyzed in the same accident that killed her husband. A troubled boy is left in her care but goes missing. Or so everyone thinks.
(PG-13) HBO gives us a better look at the A.I.-filled western theme park featured in their upcoming sci-fi/horror series, based on the classic 1973 Michael Crichton film. The process of making synthetic humans looks especially creepy this time around.
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