1922 is based on Stephen King's 131-page story telling of a man's confession of his wife's murder. The tale is told from from the perspective of Wilfred James, the story's unreliable narrator who admits to killing his wife, Arlette, with his son in Nebraska. But after he buries her body, he finds himself terrorized by rats and, as his life begins to unravel, becomes convinced his wife is haunting him.
Dir. Alexandre O. Philippe
Alexander Philippe’s masterful documentary focuses on a single aspect of Hitchcock’s PSYCHO to demonstrate the master’s technical ability in storytelling. With expert interviews and rollicking analysis, 78/52 sets a new bar in how to examine film overall.
A lonely woman and a psychotic gigolo find love through murder in the latest film from the director of CALVAIRE and VINYAN.
Dir. Rebecca Perry Cutter
BESTIES tells the story of two high school girls—an awkward freshman and a sexy senior—who become immersed in a manipulative and deadly friendship.
BROKEN FACE (SALE GUEULE)
We return to the whipping waves of the sea for our program’s closing film, a lighthouse terror tale performed by marionettes and infused with that wistful melancholia that only the Old Ones and ancient mariners understand.
In a secluded Chilean village, four men lead a quiet life, trying to redeem themselves of their past sins. Their existence is threatened by the arrival of a man whose own secret may reveal all which the four have worked to forget.
Veronika’s Lisková’s brave documentary from the Czech Republic takes a very open, unflinching and non-emotional view of the most despised, misunderstood and taboo trait: pedophilia.
A young woman slowly goes crazy after taking a job as the caretaker for an ancient New York home in the new film from writer/director Mickey Keating.
A day after discovering human remains in the backyard of their new home, a man begins experiencing strange visions which come to a head on his wedding night.
Paul Verhoeven’s debut in French cinema highlights an incredible Isabelle Huppert in a dramedy that first subverts then transgresses the rape-revenge narrative.
Director Léa Mysius turns a grim premise into an utterly adorable film debut with this story of an insolent tomboy living in the French countryside who finds an unlikely playmate in the dead body she drags out of the local swamp.
THE EYES OF MY MOTHER
After a traumatic event, a young girl begins to associate pain and death with love and friendship in increasingly dangerous ways.
Dir. David Robert Mitchell
After an innocent sexual encounter with her boyfriend, a teenager is stalked by an increasingly evil force in the year’s smartest and scariest horror film.
Daniel Radcliffe stars as Ig, who after being accused of murdering his girlfriend, awakens one morning to discover new powers and devil horns growing from his head. Adapted by Alexandre Aja (HIGH TENSION; PIRANHA) from Joe Hill’s novel.
A stunning exploration of a young woman’s nightmares.
Forced to return to her childhood on house arrest, Kylie discovers that there are more sinister forces in the old homestead than just her overbearing mother.
I Am Trash
Three emotionally damaged brothers must deal with the aftermath of their father returning home from prison after serving time for sexual assault.
An old recluse, neglected by his 20-something party-girl caretaker, experiments with recording in his decrepit rural mansion, which is suffused with sinister sounds that are slowly encroaching upon him. A stylish and strange horror/crime hybrid steeped in Eastern Bloc cool.