After Winnie the Pooh entered the public domain, it didn’t take long for someone to come along and ruin our childhoods. The trailer for the slasher flick Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey reveals that Pooh and Piglet turned wild after being abandoned by Christopher Robin. And when he returns to check on his old pals, they’re not happy.
Movie remixer Antonio Maria Da Silva is back with the third part of his epic Hell’s Club series. The feature-length “love letter to cinema” combines footage of such diverse films as Wayne’s World, Saturday Night Fever, Gremlins, Amelie, and Legend. Join a star-studded cast for one more dance before the world goes to hell.
Ready to make your own horror movie? Sound effects are a big part of building the suspense, and this unique musical instrument from AzzamBells makes unsettling sounds. It has bars, springs, and clackers that reverberate to create its creepy noises. Three built-in microphones let you easily record its sounds.
A24 is the studio behind such intense movies as Midsommar, Men, and The Lighthouse. Can you imagine what might happen if the indie studio released Mike Myers’ bizarre live-action version of The Cat in the Hat? It might look something like this terrifying horror edit from YourMovieSucksDOTorg.
After a cryptic series of teasers, we have a slightly better idea of what to expect from Jordan Peele’s science fiction/horror film NOPE. While the trailer doesn’t give away too much, the main story follows a group of residents of a small California town who think they’ve experienced an alien encounter. In theaters 7.22.22.
In this gross-out short horror film from writer-director Oskar Lehemaa, a balding man receives an unexpected bottle of hair growth formula on his doorstep, and he decides to try it. Only the serum has unintended consequences after the hair starts to sprout and wreaks havoc on Leo and his world.
After being adopted from a shelter, an innocent rescue dog discovers that its new home is haunted by the ghosts of the family’s prior pets. Joe Cappa’s weird and creepy animated short film has moments of humor but is definitely more horror than comedy. We also love the tagline “Are You Afraid of the Bark?”
From the mind of David Cronenberg (Crash, Videodrome, The Fly) comes another horror about mutating bodies. It takes place in a future where humans must adapt to a new synthetic environment, and a celebrity performance artist exhibits his own mutating organs. Stars Viggo Mortensen, Léa Seydoux, and Kristen Stewart.
After stumbling onto a 1980s computer adventure game and figuring out a way to play it, a young coder discovers the game holds a dark and terrifying secret – and it’s not just that games used to come on cassette tapes that made a horrible squeal if you tried playing them through your stereo. Coming to Netflix 4.15.22.
Independent filmmaker Danny Donahue set out to make a movie about time travel and dinosaurs. Despite having virtually no budget, he created an impactful short film that relies heavily on sound effects to build dramatic tension. Even more impressive is that Danny did the CGI himself with no prior knowledge of the tech. (Thanks, Rob!)
(Gore) This unhinged Aussie zombie flick looks like what might happen if Mad Max and Zombieland had a love child. It follows the story of a soldier tasked with delivering civilians to a brutal military. When he captures a half-human, half-zombie, he realizes she might hold the secret to ending the apocalypse.
Ex Machina and Devs creator Alex Garland is the brain behind this tense and creepy film about a woman who retreats to the English countryside after a tragedy only to become tormented by a mysterious presence. It sounds like the setup for 99% of horror flicks, but Garland is sure to add something special to the formula.
Writer-director Jordan Peele’s new thriller stars Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer, and Steven Yeun as residents of a dusty California town who witness a terrifying, otherworldly phenomenon. Shot by the great cinematographer Hoyte Van Hoytema, it looks like Close Encounters of the Creepy Kind to us. Drops 7.22.22.
Think your roommate is bad for leaving the toilet seat up or playing the stereo too loud? This five-part documentary series from Blumhouse Television explores four real-life tales about seemingly harmless roommates who turn out to be psychopaths, sociopaths, and criminals. Coming to Netflix 3.1.2022.
In this horror-comedy flick, the Foo Fighters look for an inspiring location to write and record their new album. They end up choosing a creepy haunted mansion as their recording studio, and things go off the rails when Dave Grohl becomes obsessed and possessed. In theaters 2.25.2022.
Everyone knows that people who act like jackasses frequently find themselves the victims in campy horror movies. Writer-director Matthew Luhn’s darkly comedic animated short follows a group of campers who disrespect nature and who get their comeuppance after upsetting a group of seemingly adorable woodland creatures. (Thanks, Rob!)
In 2006, astronauts aboard the ISS fitted a decommissioned Russian spacesuit with a radio transmitter and jettisoned it into orbit. SuitSat-1 eventually re-entered Earth’s atmosphere and is presumed to have burned up. But Josh Tanner and Jade van der Lei’s sci-fi horror short film offers a much creepier take on the suit’s fate.
We haven’t played an FPS with dinosaurs since Turok. This open-world horror game drops players into a world filled with prehistoric creatures. You can play alone or in co-op mode to explore and complete objectives while defending yourself from the angry beasts. Coming to all major gaming platforms in September 2022.
In this parody sketch, comedian Alasdair Beckett-King takes a jab at horror movies that feature haunted houses. All the common tropes are on display here, from the couple who moved there to get away from their personal tragedy, to the abusive husband, to the deer they hit on the way.
From creepy music to jump scares, horror movies are filled with clichés. Certainly, there’s enough source material out there for an AI bot to write its own horror movie by now, right? Netflix enlisted humorist Keaton Patti to train a bot with over 400,000 hours of horror movies, then asked it to write its own script.
We were never ones to color inside of the lines, so we can appreciate illustrator Jordan Persegati’s out-of-the-box reinterpretation of Disney’s Frozen Ultimate Colouring Book, which he transformed into a demonic work of horror, complete with trypophobia triggers.
Joe Dante’s 1984 Gremlins is a classic popcorn flick, packed with offbeat humor, gross-out gags, memorable monsters, and its share of charming moments. But In Praise of Shadows thinks it’s much more, establishing a whole new direction for how little creatures have been treated in horror and fantasy films ever since.
Guillermo del Toro takes aim at Award season with this mysterious tale of a manipulative carny (Bradley Cooper) who meets his match in an even more dangerous psychiatrist (Cate Blanchett). The teaser is intentionally cryptic but drew us in with its bold visuals and emotional tension. In theaters 12.17.2021.
While on a flight from Germany to New York, a woman and her son find themselves the victims of a hijacking. But the terrorists are unaware that the woman possesses a dark secret – she’s a vampire. Bloody hell breaks loose in the skies over the Atlantic in this horror-thriller headed to Netflix on 7.23.2021.