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Shudder Announces October Releases And Schedule

 

 

Shudder has announced their killer lineup that kicks off this October as part of their celebration for the best holiday of the year, Halloween. Their lineup includes new series, new releases, and a long list of frighting treats.

 

SHUDDER OCTOBER HIGHLIGHTS 

JOHN CARPENTER’S HALLOWEEN (1978) — available Monday, October 1

Before you experience David Gordon Green’s 2018 Halloween—a direct sequel to Carpenter’s original set 40 years later—revisit the classic that popularized the “slasher” genre and introduced the world to Michael Myers.

 

NEW SERIES

TRUE HORROR – available Thursday, October 4

Each episode tells one real horror story, based on true testimonies, brought to life through straight-to-camera documentary interviews and beautifully scripted drama. The spine of each film is the gripping retrospective narrative of a series of traumatic events and horrifying happenings — inexplicable paranormal activity and weird ghostly goings-on — which happened to real, ordinary people. A SHUDDER EXCLUSIVE SERIES

CHANNEL ZERO: BUTCHER’S BLOCK – available Thursday, October 25

The third installment of the hit Creepypasta anthology series introduces Alice and Zoe Woods, sisters who have moved to a small town to start over—but instead encounter the hellish neighborhood of Butcher’s Block, home to sinister Joseph Peach and his eerily charismatic family. Directed by Arkasha Stevenson, starring Holland Roden, Olivia Luccardi, Rutger Hauer, Krisha Fairchild, and Brandon Scott. ONLY ON SHUDDER

 

SHUDDER ORIGINAL & EXCLUSIVE FILMS

 

SATAN’S SLAVES (2017) – available Thursday, October 4

Director: Joko Anwar, Cast: Ayu Laksmi, Bront Palarae, Tara Basro
After her ill mother passes away, evil entities start to terrorize and even possess Rini’s family. To protect her little brothers, Rini traces back the roots of the evil and learns the horrifying truth. A remake of the 1982 film of the same name, Satan’s Slaves was the highest grossing release of 2017 in Indonesia.

TERRIFIED (2018) – available Thursday, October 11

Director: Demián Rugna, Cast: Maxi Ghione, Norberto Gonzalo, Elvira Onetto
No one can explain what is going on in an ordinary suburban neighborhood in Buenos Aires. Voices are being heard from kitchen sinks. Bodies are levitating. Evil is here. It is up to a doctor, her colleague, and an ex-cop to get to the bottom of this neighborhood nightmare.

 

THE WITCH IN THE WINDOW (2018) – available Thursday, October 18

Director: Andy Mitton, Cast: Alex Draper, Charlie Tracker
A separated father and his estranged twelve-year-old son head to Vermont to repair an old farmhouse —and, hopefully, their relationship—until a terrifying encounter leaves him doubting whether he can protect his son from an evil making its way into their heads, and hearts. 

 

SUMMER OF 84 (2018) – available Thursday, October 25

Directors:  RKSS (a.k.a. François Simard, Anouk Whissell and Yoann-Karl Whissell), Cast: Graham Verchere, Judah Lewis, Caleb Emery, Cory Gruter-Andrew, Tiera Skovbye, and Rich Sommer

Summer, 1984: The perfect time to be 15 years old and free. But when young conspiracy theorist Davey Armstrong begins to suspect his police officer neighbor might be the serial killer all over the local news, he and his three best friends begin an investigation that soon turns deadly.

 

 

FEATURED CURATED COLLECTION

 

THE ALFRED HITCHCOCK COLLECTION – available Tuesday, October 2

Celebrate the master of suspense with seven of his best: The Birds (1963), Psycho (1960), Vertigo (1958), The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956), Rear Window (1954), Rope (1948) and Shadow of a Doubt (1943).

 

ADDITIONAL TITLES COMING IN OCTOBER

October 1

Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988, Dwight H. Little) Ten years after his original massacre, the invalid Michael Myers awakens and returns to Haddonfield to kill his seven-year-old niece on Halloween.

Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989, Dominique Othenin-Girard) One year following the events of Halloween 4, Michael Myers returns to Haddonfield with a vengeance.

Fido (2007, Andrew Currie) When Timmy’s mom brings home a zombie servant, he discovers a new best friend and is determined to keep him, even if his zombie ate the next-door neighbor.

October 3

Manhunter (1986, Michael Mann) Hannibal Lecter made his first film appearance in this ‘80s adaptation of Thomas Harris’ novel, Red Dragon.

America Psycho (2000, Mary Harron) Wealthy ‘80s businessman Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale) spends his nights serial killing.

American Psycho 2 (2002, Morgan J. Freeman) An aspiring criminologist (Mila Kunis) kills anyone who stands in the way of her success.

Bug (2006, William Friedkin) An unhinged couple (Michael Shannon and Ashley Judd) hole up in a run-down motel.

Open Your Eyes (1999, Alejandro Amenabar) Cesar is a handsome playboy who has it all, until he falls hard for the beautiful Sofia (Penelope Cruz) and a jealous ex involves him in a car accident that disfigures his face.

Right at Your Door (2007, Chris Gorak) With Los Angeles under siege by toxic bombs, Brad and Lexi struggle to survive with few supplies, limited time and no information.

The Eye (2002, Danny Pang, Oxide Chun Pang) A young blind woman experiences strange visions after a risky corneal transplant.

October 8

Late Phases (2014, Adrián García Bogliano) When deadly beasts attack, it is up to a grizzled veteran to uncover what the residents of a secluded retirement community are hiding.

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2015, Ana Lily Amirpour) Strange things are afoot in Bad City. The Iranian ghost town, home to prostitutes, junkies, pimps, and other sordid souls, is a place that reeks of death and hopelessness, where a lonely vampire is stalking the towns’ most unsavory inhabitants.

October 15

The Old Dark House (1932, James Whale) Stranded travelers stumble upon a strange old house and find themselves at the mercy of a highly eccentric and potentially dangerous family.

 

The Awakening (2012, Nick Murphy) Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Rebecca Hall) discovers a terrifying truth at a boarding school, and soon the ghost hunter becomes the hunted in this shocking mystery.

 

 

 

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