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What’s Coming To Shudder in August

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Monday, 1st

Allegoria 
A group of artist’s lives become unwittingly entangled as their obsessions and insecurities manifest monsters, demons and death. The directorial debut of Powerman 5000 lead singer Spider One, Allegoria stars Krsy Fox, Adam Busch, Bryce Johnson, and Scout Compton. RLJE Flims will release film on SVOD and VOD onTuesday, August 2. 

Monkey Shines
Injected with human brain cells, a super intelligent female monkey is enlisted to help a wheelchair-bound quadriplegic get on with his life.

The Crazies
Ordinary citizens turn into homicidal maniacs after a chemical weapon is released in George Romero’s 1973 follow-up to Night of the Living Dead. After a mercifully brief foray into romantic comedy, Romero returned to the subject that made him famous – multiple maniacs attacking unsuspecting townspeople – and the government’s misguided response to the chaos.

Season of the Witch 
    
After Night of the Living Dead, master of horror George A. Romero turned his eye to witches. On the surface, Joan Mitchell has it all – family, friends, and a beautiful home equipped with all the latest appliances. But when a neighbor educates her on the practice of witchcraft, Joan believes she’s discovered the perfect antidote to her monotonous suburban existence, and embarks upon a dark path that will lead to a shocking conclusion.

Carrie  
Based on the best-selling Stephen King novel, Carrie is a high school loner with no confidence, no friends… and no idea about the extent of her secret powers of telekinesis. But when her psychotic mother and sadistic classmates finally go too far, the once-shy teen becomes an unrestrained, vengeance-seeking powerhouse who causes all hell to break loose in a frenzy of blood, fire and brimstone! Piper Laurie, John Travolta, and Amy Irving are terrific in this horror classic.
Wednesday, 3rd

Amityville: The Evil Escapes
The demonic forces that were lurking in the infamous Amityville house for over 300 years escape to a remote California mansion by inhabiting a lamp. The evil latches onto a little girl living in the home by taking on the form of her dead father. When it completely possesses her, it’s up to a young priest to perform an exorcism and attempt to lift the curse from the desperate family.

Amityville: A New Generation
Photographer Keyes Terry is given an old mirror from a homeless person. He gifts the mirror to a friend, but what he doesn’t know is that demonic forces project grisly deaths upon the mirror’s surface. Soon, these projections begin transpiring in the real world, proving to be portrayals of the real fates of Keyes’s loved ones.

Amityville: Dollhouse  
A dollhouse that is a replica of the infamous Amityville haunted house is given to a little girl. Soon after, all sorts of horrible unexplained accidents start to happen. The family must work together to fight off the terrifying evil that has inhabited their lives. The house might be miniature, but the evil is full-sized.
Thursday, 4th

What Josiah Saw 
Everyone in town knows about the haunted Graham Farm on Willow Road. You’ll hear there’s a bad history to it. Josiah (Robert PatrickThe Terminator) and his youngest son, Thomas (Scott HazeChild of God), are all that remain of this estranged family. But after experiencing terrifying visions from beyond, Josiah decides they must change their ways to right a great wrong. After being away for over two decades, Eli (Nick StahlSin City) and Mary (Kelli GarnerLars and the Real Girl), Josiah’s eldest children, are enticed to sell the property and reunite at the old farmhouse in hopes of closing this haunting chapter of their lives for good. Sins of the past will be paid in full. Directed by Vincent Grashaw (Coldwater). (A Shudder Original)
Monday, 8th

The Oracle
Young Jenny Jorgens begins communicating with the ghost of a murdered embezzler named William Graham. Her disbelieving husband Ray thinks that she’s gone insane. Jenny is eventually enlisted by Graham’s spirit to avenge his asphyxiation.

Freeway 
Vanessa Lutz (Reese Witherspoon), a teenage delinquent, runs away from her prostitute mother and perverted stepfather to go live with her grandmother. While on her way, she meets Bob Wolverton (Kiefer Sutherland), a charming yet sadistic serial killer. Fearing for her life, she attempts to kill Bob, but Bob makes himself appear the victim and Vanessa is sent to jail. Now she must escape and clear her name before he can strike again.
Tuesday, 9th

Marionette 
A therapist loses her grip on reality when a ten-year-old boy claims he can control her future.
Thursday, 11th

Anything for Jackson
After losing their only grandson in a car accident, grief stricken Audrey and Henry kidnap a pregnant woman with dark intentions. To perform a “Reverse Exorcism”, putting little Jackson inside her unborn child.
Tuesday, 16th

Alone With You
As a young woman painstakingly prepares a romantic homecoming for her girlfriend, their apartment begins to feel more like a tomb when voices, shadows, and hallucinations reveal a truth she has been unwilling to face.

Achoura
Four childhood friends are reunited when one of them surfaces after twenty years, forcing them to confront a creature straight out of a spine-chilling Morrocan legend.

Bloody Oranges

A retired couple entera a dance contest, a corrupt politician, a girl eager to lose her virginity, and a young lawyer obsessed with social status – a seemingly benign look into the daily lives goes haywire in this shocking black comedy.
Thursday, 18th

Glorious 
In Glorious, Ryan Kwanten (True BloodKindred) plays a young man who is spiraling out of control after a bad breakup. His situation worsens after he finds himself locked inside a rest stop bathroom with a mysterious figure played by Oscar-winner J.K. Simmons (WhiplashBeing the Ricardos) speaking to him from an adjacent stall. As he tries to escape, he realizes he is an unwilling player in a situation bigger and more terrible than he could have imagined. The film is directed by Rebekah McKendry and written by Todd Rigney, Joshua Hull and David Ian McKendry. (Shudder Exclusive.)
Monday, 22nd

100 Monsters
In the first of a trilogy of yokai (Japanese supernatural spirits) films written by Tetsuro Yoshia and released in the late 60s, a greedy slumlord’s attempts to forcefully evict his tenants invite the wrath of the titular yokai when a cleansing ritual is botched, with terrifying results.

Spook Warfare
In the second Yokai film, an evil Babylonian vampire is inadvertently awoke by treasure hunters, and a brave samurai teams with the yokai to defeat the bloodthirsty demon. 

Along with Ghosts
In the last of the trilogy, the yokai are roused to defend a young girl on the run from deadly yakuza

Snake Girl and the Silver Haired Witch
Noriaki Yuasa, director of the much-beloved Gamera series, adapts the works of horror manga pioneer Kazuo Umezu. A young girl named Sayuri is reunited with her estranged family after years in an orphanage – but trouble lurks within the walls of the large family home. Her mother is an amnesiac after a car accident six months earlier, her sullen sister is confined to the attic and a young housemaid dies inexplicably of a heart attack just before Sayuri arrives… is it all connected to her father’s work studying venomous snakes? And is the fanged, serpentine figure that haunts Sayuri’s dreams the same one spying on her through holes in the wall?
Tuesday, 23rd

So Vam
Kurt is an outcast in a conservative town who dreams of moving to the city to be a famous drag queen. When he is kidnapped by a predatory old vampire and killed, he is rescued just in time to be resurrected by a gang of rebellious vampires who feed on bigots and abusers. So Vam is the feature film debut of Alice Maio Mackay, a trans teen filmmaker based in Australia. (A Shudder Exclusive.)
Friday, 26th

Watcher
As a serial killer stalks the city, a young actress who just moved to town with her boyfriend notices a mysterious stranger watching her from across the street in this terrifying thriller. Starring Maika Monroe (It Follows) and directed by Chloe Okuno (V/H/S/94). (A Shudder Exclusive.)
Monday, 29th

The Lodge
A soon-to-be stepmom (Riley Keough) is snowed in with her fiancé’s two children at a remote holiday village. Just as relations begin to thaw between the trio, some strange, and frightening events take place.

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