The Love Witch (2016)

  • Director: Anna Billerthelovewitch
  • Writer: Anna Biller
  • Main Cast: Samantha Robinson, Laura Waddell, Gian Keys

‘What you call love is a borderline personality disorder

Elaine has no problem getting men to want her, but she is obsessed with making them love her. As she weaves her spell – literally and figuratively – on the men she meets, she never seems to quite find what she wants…which means disaster for the men who let her down.

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April Fool’s Day (1986)

  • Director: Fred WaltonAprilfoolsday_poster
  • Writer: Danilo Bach
  • Main Cast: Deborah ForemanAmy Steel, Ken Olandt

‘It’s just like an Agatha Christie’

Nine college students gather at their friend’s isolated island mansion for a Spring Break party on April Fool’s Day. There are plenty of pranksters in the group, but soon the joke will be on them, as secrets are revealed and they find their lives are on the line.

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Malevolent (2018)

  • Director: Olaf de FleurMalevolent
  • Writer: Ben Ketai, Eva Konstantopoulos
  • Main Cast: Florence Pugh, Ben Lloyd-Hughes, Celia Imrie

‘I just want a quiet house’

A brother and sister con team, with a dark past, pretend to rid homes of unwanted spirits using the sister Angela’s faked ‘gift’. As Angela begins to wonder whether there may be more to her pretence than even she originally believed, the team receive a call to a haunting with a gruesome and tragic backstory, which proves to be far more than they bargained for.

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Friend Request (2016)

  • Director: Simon Verhoevenfriend request
  • Writers: Matthew Ballen, Philip Koch, Simon Verhoeven
  • Main Cast: Alycia Debnam-Carey, William Moseley, Connor Paolo

‘I just want to be best friends. Forever’

Laura accepts a friend request on Facebook from a strange girl – Marina – in her Psych class at college, but soon finds her new friend is far too intense. When Laura tries to get some distance, Marina kills herself…but that is not enough to break the bonds of friendship.

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Harper’s Island (2009)

  • Creator: Ari Schlossbergharper's island
  • Main Cast: Elaine Cassidy, Christopher Gorham, Katie Cassidy

‘Mayday, mayday – this is Harper’s Island requesting immediate assistance’

Seven years after John Wakefield murdered six people on Harper’s Island, including her mother, Abby Mills braves returning to her childhood home for the wedding of her best friend Henry Dunn and rich girl Trish Wellington.

Despite Wakefield being long dead, it soon becomes clear that someone has murderous intent towards the wedding party – who have a fair few secrets of their own to grapple with as well.

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Cargo (2017)

  • Director: Yolanda Ramke and Ben Howlingcargo
  • Writer: Yolanda Ramke
  • Main Cast: Martin Freeman, Simone Landers, Anthony Hayes

‘Time is there. Every second. And we are going to make it count.’

In the aftermath of a viral outbreak (the word ‘zombie’ isn’t actually mentioned in the film), a father goes searching in the Australian outbreak for someone who can help him and his baby daughter when he becomes infected, and has 48 hours before the virus takes hold.

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The Funhouse Massacre (2015)

  • Director: Andy Palmerfunhouse massacre
  • Writer: Ben Begley
  • Main Cast: Scottie Thompson, Ben Begley, Jere Burns

‘Dahmer and Bundy and Gacy – they’re just the ones that got all the press. We house the ones that you whisper about around the campfire.’

Six psychopathic killers escape from a secret secure facility, and take over a Horror Funhouse at Halloween. Carnage ensues!

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