As Night Comes
Director: Richard Zelniker
Available on: Amazon
Troubled seventeen-year-old Sean Holloway falls in with a group of teenage outcasts called “The Misfits,” known around town for their petty crimes and vandalism. But things begin to spiral out of control on “Mischief Night” – when their pranks culminate into a night of violence and mayhem on the eve of Halloween – and Sean finds himself deeply in over his head.
Director: Quinn Saunders
Starring: Katrina Law, Jody Quigley, Lili Bordan
When his beautiful fiancée, Lori (Katrina Law), is killed in a car accident, Doug (Jody Quigley) retreats in solitude to the isolated farmhouse that should have been his new family’s home. As he grieves and further isolates himself from his friends and society, he learns that he is not alone in this quaint home. Plagued with grief and tragic memories, supernatural events leave Doug fearing for his sanity until he’s able to find solace and a brief respite in the company of his new neighbor Jamie (Lili Bordán). As the two grow closer, Doug pulls Jamie in with him deeper into the increasingly horrifying events that unleash a psychological terror in the old farmhouse.
Directed by: Tom Shkolnik
Starring: Edward Hogg, Elisa Lasowski, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett
Ed (Edward Hogg) is at a crossroads in his life. In his early thirties, his unrewarding job in a call centre is getting more and more frustrating, while his career as a stand-up is not taking off in the way he hoped it would; in fact, he’s starting to acknowledge he might not be a very good comedian. His love life begins to look promising when he meets artist Nathan (Nathan Stewart-Jarrett), a gorgeous younger man who quickly develops a deep affection for Ed. Yet Ed’s feelings are conflicted when he recognises he is drawn to his female flatmate Elisa (Elisa Lasowski).
From Tommy Wiseau, the mastermind behind the legendary “The Room”:
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“The Neighbors” is a sitcom about the relationship between a group of neighbors who live in an apartment building. The lead character is Charlie, the manager of the building. The tenants are a diverse group of personalities, all of different ages and backgrounds, constantly bringing their problems to charlie and his secretary / girlfriend Bebe. The character of Princess Penelope creates a commotion after she witnesses the ghost of her uncle Prince Charles. It is a fresh and humorous look at human behavior through different points of view. This cocktail of characters always guarantees plenty of surprises. The demographic is all inclusive.
Directed by: Gruff Rhys and Dylan Goch
Starring: Gruff Rhys
In 1792, John Evans, a farmhand from Snowdonia travelled to America to discover whether there was a Welsh-speaking Native American tribe walking the Great Plains. Over 200 years later, distant relative Gruff Rhys (Super Furry Animals) retraces the explorer’s route through the continent by means of an investigative concert tour. A unique project that blurs the boundaries of music, literature and film and investigates what really happened in the heart of the new world.
An Act of War
Director: Ryan M. Kennedy
Starring: Russ Russo, Natasha Alam, Doug E. Doug
Following an extended tour of duty in the Middle East, a veteran returns home only to face new enemy. Battling insomnia & undiagnosed post traumatic stress disorder, he finds a job as a projectionist working the night shift at a decrepit theater. As he struggles to adapt to civilian life, he quickly finds himself tangled in an inescapable web of seduction, addiction, & violence. His disdain for those around him reaches a boiling point and he embarks on a new war against society, vowing to take drastic action against it in an attempt to defend the country he loves.
Directed by: Curtis Vowell
Starring: Sophie Henderson, Stephen Lovatt
Tania thinks she’s Maori. She works the graveyard shift at a petrol station saving money so she can take her brother Piwakawaka to Surfers Paradise to find their dad.
When Pi goes away to pick kiwifruit, Tania is left by herself to plan for their trip. Stuck in a petrol station – getting security training and making sure her boss, Rog, doesn’t lose his job – Tania can’t rescue her brother from his new mates and from thinking he can fly.
Dean, the regional manager, arrives to keep an eye on Rog but Dean has his eye on Tania, too. When Dean questions Tania’s culture and who her family is, she starts to piece together the truth. She realises she must save her brother and bring him home.
Then one night a cheeky little bird ruins everything and Tania pays the ultimate price for being a hero.
Angels of Darkness
Directed by: Mark Devendorf and Mauricio Chernovetsky
Starring: Stephen Rea, Eleanor Tomlinson, Erika Marozsán, Julia Pietrucia
Lara (Eleanor Tomlinson) and her estranged father, Dr. Hill (Stephen Rea), travel behind the iron curtain to a decrepit castle outside the Hungarian town of Styria. In the nearby woods, Lara witnesses a violent car crash. Carmilla (Julia Pietrucha), the lone survivor, crawls from the wreckage. When Lara hides this beautiful and mysterious stranger in the castle, the two start an intense and chaotic friendship. As their relationship deepens, crops whither, farm animals die, and the young women of Styria begin to go mad. When local girls are found dead from apparent suicides, Lara wonders if Carmilla is to blame or is there a darker secret behind the mass hysteria destroying the town.
House of Last Things
Directed by: Michael Bartlett
Starring: Lindsey Haun, Blake Berris, RJ Mitte
ALAN (Randy Schulman) is a successful classical music critic as reflected in his spacious Portland home. His wife SARAH (Diane Dalton) is an obsessively grieving woman, struggling with an unspoken tragedy, even after months of institutionalized therapy. Upon Sarah’s release, Alan forces Sarah into a trip to Italy. He has already arranged for a house sitter in KELLY (Lindsey Haun), a young woman lonely for commitment and the better things in life. Kelly is quickly joined by her younger brother TIM (RJ Mitte), and her trashy boyfriend JESSE (Blake Berris).
When Jesse suddenly decides to kidnap eight-year-old ADAM from the supermarket, an act that seems too cruel even for him, it isn t long before the trio find themselves drawn into a web of disturbing revelations and caught in a netherworld between hallucination and reality. Both the future – and the past – are far less certain in a HOUSE OF LAST THINGS.
Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain
Directed by: Ravi Kumar
Starring: Kal Penn, Mischa Barton, and Martin Sheen
On December 3rd, 1984, a Union Carbide pesticide leak killed more than 10,000 people in just a few hours in Bhopal, India. Based on true events, Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain chronicles the days leading up to the world’s deadliest industrial disaster. While muckraking journalist Motwani (Kal Penn) investigates a suspicious accidental death at the plant, American Union Carbide CEO Warren Anderson (Martin Sheen) faces plummeting profits despite the unregulated and ever-increasingly unsafe technology used by his Indian employees.
Directed by: Axelle Carolyn
Starring: Anna Walton, Tom Wisdom
Recently widowed Audrey Barker moves to the Welsh countryside in a last ditch effort to get back on her feet after a failed suicide attempt. From the first few nights, she hears unexplainable noises coming from the living room and from a locked-off attic. She soon realizes the cottage she s renting is haunted; her presence has awakened a dormant spirit. Against all odds, she decides to stay, hoping to confront her fears and find comfort in the presence of the ghost, whose very existence is proof of an afterlife where she may some day be reunited with her husband. The spirit’s past oddly mirrors hers, and a strange relationship develops between them… But is she really safe?
Directed by: Eoin Macken
Starring: Emmett Scanlan, Eoin Macken, Tereza Srbova
While in a pawnshop a young man comes into possession of a second hand video camera; discovering a tape still inside he plays back the footage and witnesses an horrific series of events involving a group of teens in an undisclosed location. Using the footage as a guide he retraces the steps to where the events seemingly occurred. Deciding to investigate he discovers to his horror not only the truth of the events on the tape but comes face to face with a supernatural terror from which he may not escape…
Project Wild Thing
Directed by: David Bond
David Bond is a father. Things have really changed since he was a kid. His children are hooked on screens and don’t want to go outdoors. They want iPads, TV and plastic toys. The marketing departments of Apple, Disney and Mattel control his children better than he can. Determined to get them up and out, David appoints himself as the Marketing Director for Nature. With the help of branding and outdoor experts, he develops and launches a nationwide marketing campaign to get children outside. PROJECT WILD THING is the hilarious, real-life story of one man’s determination to get children out and into the ultimate, free wonder-product: Nature.
Directed by: Robert Nathan
Starring: Betsy Rue, Don McManus, Jay Paulson
Available on: Amazon
Ever wanted to sleep with a real Porn Star? A lucky young guy named Dave (portrayed by Jay Paulson) wins a contest to have sex with a famous porn star who goes by Ashley Saint (Betsy Rue). But when the shy and awkward Dave arrives on the Lucky Bastard set, things do not go as planned and a day of fantasy turns into a nightmare. Reality TV-style cameras spread throughout the house capture the action to reveal the terrifying truth.
Directed by: Sean J. Vincent
Starring: Jenny Gayner, Sean J. Vincent, Thea Knight
25 years after a patient in a drug rehab clinic commits suicide, 4 friends decide to spend a night in the abandoned clinic to try and film some of the reported paranormal goings-on. Shortly thereafter, an up and coming TV journalist is persuaded to spend a night in the clinic with 3 of her friends to try and film some of the spooky activity that is rumored to be going on. In the course of one night, Nicole, her boyfriend and their two friends discover the sickening truth about the history of the clinic and have to face a very real possibility that they might never leave.
Directed by: Manish Patel
Starring: Dave Courtney, Jamie Bannerman, Lucy Drive
Dave Courtney gives an unforgettable performance as Dave Bishop, one of the most murderous gangsters ever depicted on film, in this bloody crime epic. Through flashbacks, ORIGINAL GANGSTER follows the violent career of a small-time London villain who kills his way to the top of Britain’s illicit drugs empire. Now happily retired on the Kent coast Dave becomes embroiled in a bloody battle with Al Qaeda terrorists who want to take over his criminal empire. ORIGINAL GANGSTER lends brutal insight into Britain’s gangland underworld and is set to rank alongside THE LONG GOOD FRIDAY as one of the United Kingdom’s greatest ever gangster films.
About a Zombie
Directed by: Bing Bailey
Starring: Patrick Murphy, Rory Mullen
A working class Irish family is caught up in a zombie invasion of Dublin, Ireland. When their son, Billy, becomes a zombie the family chooses to take care of him in the home much to the chagrin of the neighbors and the local crime boss. Meanwhile, they’ve invited an American documentarian to film their situation and the film crew is caught up in the mayhem. Will the family prove that blood is thicker than water or will their love lead to their eventual doom? One thing is clear, for the zombies in Ireland, the famine is definitely over.
Act of Grace
Directed by: Noreen Kershaw
Starring: Leo Gregory, David Yip, Jody Latham, Jennifer Lim
In a secret world, a family’s code of honor is under threat and an ancient way of life is knocked off its axis by one boy’s act of grace. Raised on the tough Manchester estates, a young English boy, Dezzie, becomes loyal friends with a young Chinese boy, Yasin, protecting him from local gangs and bullies until Godfather Kai Chang arrives to take the teenager back to Hong Kong. Ten years later, Yasin returns to Manchester and invites Dezzie to be a part of the family, a triad family with unbreakable laws, a code of honor and traditions dating back two thousand years. But as the friends’ journey progresses side by side, a firm wedge of hate and betrayal is soon to drive them apart – and against each other.
Angry Nazi Zombies
Directed by: Jim Eaves, Pat Higgins, Alan Ronald
Starring: Tina Barnes, Paul Kelleher, Cy Henty
3 interlocking stories from the dark days of World War 2. A soldier on a suicide mission. A troubled family with a monster in their bomb shelter. A supernatural investigator on her most dangerous assignment yet. A unique, sexy and terrifying anthology movie brought to you by three of the most fiercely original independent directors working in horror today. Jim Eaves ( ‘Bane’), Pat Higgins (‘KillerKiller’) and Alan Ronald (‘Jesus vs the Messiah’) bring you three dark tales from the battlegrounds of World War 2. Medal of Horror: Director Jim Eaves takes you on a suicide mission, with a young British soldier doing all he can to defeat the Nazi menace and their First World War zombified soldiers. Devils of the Blitz: A family, sheltering from Nazi bombers, is terrorized by flesh eating devils. Director Pat Higgins brings you a dark tale of suspense, edged with pitch-black comedy. Harriet’s War: Director Alan Ronald brings you a spooky slice of paranormal pulp in this nerve-jangling ghost story, all against the backdrop of World War 2.
Directed by: Kitao Sakurai
Starring: Larry L. Lewis, Darren Branch, Jessica Elizabeth Cole
AARDVARK is perhaps the first fiction film to star a man blind since birth. In a role inspired by his own life, Larry Lewis plays a blind man recovering from alcoholism. When Larry joins a Jiu-Jitsu academy he begins a friendship with his charismatic instructor, Darren. But after Darren’s hard-partying ways are revealed and a shocking incident occurs, Larry goes on a search for answers fueled by vengeance and his loyalty to his close friend.