Trailers and synopses for indie, cult and exclusive release films coming to theaters, VOD and DVD.
WELCOME TO THE MEN’S GROUP
An acclaimed all-star cast, including The Goldbergs‘ Stephen Tobolowsky and Golden Globe Nominee Timothy Bottoms (The Last Picture Show), star in Welcome to the Men’s Group — available on VOD November 9 from Leomark Studios.
In the tradition of Suspiria, and featuring horror icons Caroline Williams and Debbie Rochon, Bloody Ballet arabesques onto VOD November 13 from High Octane Pictures.
Award-winning Hitchockian suspense thriller Number 37, filmed in Cape Town, South Africa, releases in select theaters throughout November and On Demand November 20 from Dark Star Pictures.
In a gritty homage to perennial Alfred Hitchcock favorite Rear Window, director Nospiho Dumia’s film focuses on the residents of a block of apartments in the down-and-out Cape Flats neighborhood–which, with its petty thugs, crooked cops, violent loan sharks, and troubled pastors, soon reveals itself to be a very different place from Rear Window’s Greenwich Village of 1954.
Coming to terms with the explanation of his mother’s untimely death, Alex turns to spiritual contact after his relationship with his father breaks down. Attempting to astral project, Alex becomes plagued by shadow spirits-malevolent entities vying to enter his body to access our world. Alex soon learns that he is not the only member of his family to have been besieged by such beings, as his mother’s dark past is brought to his attention.
Astral stars Frank Dillane (Fear the Walking Dead) and features a bright up-and-coming cast of young actors. The film will receive a multi-city theatrical release with markets including L.A. and N.Y. among others on November 23. The film will also be made available on digital platforms such as iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Xbox, Fandango Now, Direct TV, Dish Network and through local cable providers.
Teenagers are kidnapped and made into living scarecrows who are left to die in crop fields in an exceedingly frightening stoner-horror throwback in the vein of Jeepers Creepers and Scream. Scarecrows, starring Hannah Gordon (Hurt), Mike Taylor (Pure) and Umed Amin (A Simple Favor) and co-written by Stone and Adam Rodness, premieres on VOD December 11 and DVD February 1 from Uncork’d Entertainment.
Christmas is under siege from a horde of evil elves in Jamaal Buden’s frighteningly fun Elves, on VOD and DVD December 4.
The Holiday Reaper, a ruthless killer that terrorized a small Texas town, has been caught. While celebrating, a group of friends find an elf inside a magical toy box. When a freak accident kills one of them, they discover a group of elves have been scattered throughout town, each representing one of the seven deadly sins. It’s a race against time to survive the elves’ wrath before Christmas ends.
LETTERS FROM MASANJIA
Acclaimed filmmaker and Peabody Award winner Leon Lee’s social justice documentary Letter From Masanjia shines a powerful light on human rights violations in China. Gravitas Ventures, a Red Arrow Studios company, will bring the film to audiences across North America on DVD & VOD/Digital platforms including: iTunes, Amazon, FandangoNow, VUDU, Xbox, Vimeo, Google Play, etc., on December 4th, 2018.