Dir. Kaare Andrews, Ernesto Díaz…
The ABC’s Of Death
Twenty-six directors. Twenty-six ways to die. Co-produced by Drafthouse Films, and finally ready to be unleashed—see what happens when you give more than two dozen of the most brilliant filmmakers from around the world free reign to indulge their creative impulses and black humor. From A to Z, it’s got something for every genre fan and is like nothing you’ve ever seen before.
ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE
Anna's life is dominated by the typical concerns of her youthful peers until the Christmas season in her small town brings not Santa, but an outbreak of the undead in this genre-mashing holiday horror musical. Yep. Musical.
Dir. Christian Desmares, Franck Ekinci
APRIL AND THE EXTRAORDINARY WORLD
In an alternate history where Napoleon's heirs rule France, scientists and scholars have gone missing for years, leaving behind a world deprived of their technological innovations. In this land powered by coal and steam, young April searches for her missing scientist parents.
When mysterious spacecraft touch down across the globe, an elite team - lead by expert linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams) - are brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers – and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity.
In the post-nuclear apocalypse there will be robots, and insurance agents played by Antonio Banderas. He’s investigating an insurance claim on a faulty robot that leads to greater discoveries. Plays like BLADE RUNNER for a bit, then… it is its own film. Fantastic!
BEFORE WE VANISH
Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s latest film is a sci-fi thriller about an alien invasion in which aliens must come to understand humanity through understanding human emotion—most importantly, our collective capacity for love.
Last year’s Fantastic Shorts winner Sol Friedman (BEASTS IN THE REAL WORLD) returns with a new animated film about what really happened on Noah’s Ark… and it ain’t pretty. You could say it’s a clusterfuck of biblical proportions.
DEAD SNOW 2: RED VS DEAD (DØD SNØ 2)
Lone survivor Martin must enlist help from America to battle Colonel Herzog and his horde in this wild sequel to the original Norwegian Nazi zombie film.
Dir. KIM Jee-woon, Yim Pil-sung
Innovative Korean genre directors Kim Ji-Woon (A TALE OF TWO SISTERS, A BITTERSWEET LIFE, THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE WEIRD, I SAW THE DEVIL) and Yim Pil-Sung (HANSEL & GRETEL) turn their imaginations to apocalyptic sci-fi with this three-part omnibus film which outlines three possible ways in which the world goes kaput.
Dir. Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead
When brothers Justin and Aaron return to the cult that they escaped from ten years ago, they encounter a web of secrets and mysteries that threatens to tear them apart.
100 Best Kids: THE GATE
From the archival 35mm print!
THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS
In a dystopian future, young Melanie must go on a trip with the soldier who needs to kill her, the doctor who wants to use her and the teacher who wants to help.
A THOUSAND CUTS PRESENTS - GOKE: BODY SNATCHER FROM HELL
An airplane crashes under mysterious circumstances and the survivors find themselves stalked by an evil blobby presence bent on world domination.
Dir. Nic Gorman, Paul Glubb
Here Be Monsters
In the wake of a zombie apocalypse, an infected soldier is sent home to spend his last hours with his wife and estranged daughter. Amidst reconciliations and toasts, all are aware that time is running out fast. The assured directorial debut of visual FX producer Paul Glubb (THE HOBBIT; DON’T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK).
This is the story of the greatest film never made: Alejandro Jodorowsky’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s DUNE.
Humanity is dying. It's been 1200 years since our rebellious clone workforce moved underground, and the only way we can survive is by plunging into the depths to learn more about our terrifying creations.
The most ambitious science fiction film of the year is also perhaps the most visually stunning. Aryan is a refugee who finds himself with the power to levitate after being shot. Stern is a disgraced, corrupt doctor. The two will meet and alter the entire world.
THE KEEPING ROOM
In the waning days of the Civil War, three southern women (Brit Marling, Hailee Steinfeld and newcomer Muna Otaru) defend themselves from two Yankees in Daniel Barber’s (Harry Brown) second film.