Must be the season of the witch
By Jay Hunter – 2016 has been a year dominated by horror. Not only was the Summer box-office practically saved by horror movies thanks to the like of The Conjuring 2 and Lights Out, but as we fall into Autumn it’s the organic time for horror movies to dominate our screens.
From independent arthouse, to studio franchises there’s a plethora of movies to satisfy horror fans before the end of the year.
Out now – Antibirth
In a desolate community full of drug-addled Marines and rumors of kidnapping, a wild-eyed stoner named Lou wakes up after a wild night of partying with symptoms of a strange illness
September 9th – Demon
A bridegroom is possessed by an unquiet spirit in the midst of his own wedding celebration, in this clever take on the Jewish legend of the dybbuk.
September 16th – Blair Witch
After discovering a video showing what he believes to be his sister’s experiences in the demonic woods of the Blair Witch, James and a group of friends head to the forest in search of his lost sibling.
September 30th – The Blackcoats Daughter
Two terrified girls must battle a mysterious evil force when they get left behind at their boarding school over winter break in this chilling and suspenseful horror film.
October 7th – Under the Shadow
As a mother and daughter struggle to cope with the terrors of the post-revolution, war-torn Tehran of the 1980s, a mysterious evil begins to haunt their home.
October 14th – Jack Goes Home
After his father is killed in a car crash, Jack travels home to Colorado to help nurse his mother (who was injured in the crash) back to health.
October 21st – 31
Five carnival workers are kidnapped and held hostage in an abandoned, Hell-like compound where they are forced to participate in a violent game, the goal of which is to survive twelve hours against a gang of sadistic clowns.
October 26th – Rings
A young woman finds herself on the receiving end of a terrifying curse that threatens to take her life in seven days.
November 11th – Shut In
A heart-pounding thriller about a widowed child psychologist who lives in an isolated existence in rural New England. Caught in a deadly winter storm, she must find a way to rescue a young boy before he disappears forever.
November 25th – Evolution
The only residents of young Nicholas’s seaside town are women and boys. When he sees a dead body in the ocean one day, he begins to question his existence and surroundings. Why must he, and all the other boys, be hospitalised?
December 2nd – The Eyes of My Mother
A young, lonely woman is consumed by her deepest and darkest desires after tragedy strikes her quiet country life.
December 9th – The Bye Bye Man
Three friends stumble upon the horrific origins of the Bye Bye Man, a mysterious figure they discover is the root cause of the evil behind man’s most unspeakable acts.
Source – iMDB