(PG-13: Language/Gore) Animator Sam Barnett follows up his 2013 stop-motion short with another incredible episode about an evil corporation that enslaves and controls its workers with creepy biomechanical parasites. Help fund episode 3 over on Kickstarter.
A unique machine designed solely to produce eerie sounds for horror films. Luthier Tony Duggan-Smith created this combination of strings, rods, magnets, wood, and other found objects so Indie Film Maker could make original sounds instead of turning to a stock library.
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.
Some of the lead contributors to Fallout: New Vegas, Wasteland 2, and more are working on a video game adaptation of Apocalypse Now. The survival horror RPG will let you relive and rewrite the story of the movie’s protagonist, Capt. Willard. Its estimated release is in 2020.
(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.
(PG-13) Frame by Frame pays homage to filmmaker Bob Clark and his 1974 cult classic Black Christmas. Way ahead of its time, the film featured the main components of slasher films, including titillation, the holiday setting, the anonymous killer and even the phone gag.
(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.
Key and Peele fans know there was often a dark side lurking around the corner in their sketches. Now, Jordan Peele fully reveals his creepy tendencies with this horror flick he wrote and directed about a mixed-race couple lost in the country and subject to all kinds of evil.
(PG-13) Resident Evil 7 might as well be a new series. It’s in first-person and VR-ready, it’s set in Louisiana, features a normal citizen as your character, and it abandons the campy horror for a more realistic tale. Drops 1/24/17 for Windows, Xbox One and PS4.