Previous Years: 2020 2019 2018 2017 Basically, a thread to give you ideas for the upcoming Annual October Thread. That time of year is coming... Normally, I start around August 15th (or sometimes September 1st). Since there are some notables coming this weekend, not to mention it is a Friday The 13th, we'll be starting a little early. Also, instead of dumping everything here all at once, I will be going month by month this year. So September will be added as the month gets closer, and same goes for October. AUGUST: 12th: Slasher: Flesh & Blood (SHUDDER) - A wealthy, dysfunctional family gathers for a reunion on a secluded island only to learn they’ll be pitted against one another in a cruel game of life and death, all while being stalked by a mysterious masked killer. Nothing is what it seems and no one is safe as the tension – and body count – ratchets up. The first two episodes will premiere on Thursday, August 12th, followed by new episodes weekly. Like the previous seasons, there are 8 episodes total. Discussion Thread 13th: Don't Breathe 2 (Theatrical) - The sequel is set in the years following the initial deadly home invasion, where Norman Nordstrom (Stephen Lang) lives in quiet solace until his past sins catch up to him. Discussion Thread Brand New Cherry Flavor (NetFlix) - This isn’t your average revenge flick. A filmmaker heads to Hollywood in the early ‘90s to make her movie but tumbles down a hallucinatory rabbit hole of sex, magic, revenge - and kittens. 20th: The Night House (Theatrical) - Reeling from the unexpected death of her husband, Beth (Rebecca Hall) is left alone in the lakeside home he built for her. She tries as best she can to keep it together – but then nightmares come. Disturbing visions of a presence in the house calling to her, beckoning her with a ghostly allure. Against the advice of her friends, she begins digging into her husband’s belongings, yearning for answers. What she finds are secrets both strange and disturbing – a mystery she’s determined to unravel. Coming to Blu-ray & DVD on October 19th. Blood Conscious (VOD) - A vacationing family turns the tables on a mass shooter who claims to be fighting demonic forces. Coming to DVD on September 28th. Demonic (VOD) - From the director of DISTRICT 9 and ELYSIUM, a young woman unleashes terrifying demons when supernatural forces at the root of a decades old rift between mother and daughter are revealed. The Girl Who Got Away (VOD) - Massena, New York, 1998. A decade of terror comes to a close with the capture of, Elizabeth Caulfield, a woman who kidnapped five young girls and pretended they were her own. Only one girl, Christina Bowden, managed to get away with her life, the other four found buried behind Caulfield's decrepit home..... 20 years later Caulfield has escaped from prison and launches a deadly pursuit to finish what she began. Christina's seemingly perfect life comes crashing down around her as the secrets of her past come back to haunt her. 22nd: Chapelwaite (EPIX) - Set in the 1850s, the series follows Captain Charles Boone (Adrien Brody) who relocates his family of three children to his ancestral home in the small, seemingly sleepy town of Preacher’s Corners, Maine after his wife dies at sea. However, Charles will soon have to confront the secrets of his family’s sordid history, and fight to end the darkness that has plagued the Boones for generations. Based on the Short Story 'Jerusalem's Lot' by Stephen King. Episodes air weekly for this 10 episode season. The Walking Dead: The Final Season (AMC) - This season focuses on the group's encounter with the Commonwealth, a large network of communities that has advanced equipment and almost fifty thousand survivors living in their different settlements. The final season will consist of 24 episodes, aired in 8 episode blocks. This begins the first 8 episodes, airing weekly. Episodes will be available one week early on AMC's streaming service AMC+. Discussion Thread 24th: The Last Matinee (VOD) - In The Last Matinee, the audience attending the last showing of a horror film in a small downtown cinema is terrorized by a murderer who begins to pick them off, one by one. The only person to notice that something strange is going on is the projectionist’s daughter. Coming to Blu-ray on October 1st. 25th: American Horror Story: Double Feature (FX) - A struggling writer, his pregnant wife, and their daughter move to an isolated beach town for the winter. As they settle in, the town’s true residents make themselves known. The season will be divided into two parts: Red Tide, which takes place "by the sea", and Death Valley, which takes place "by the sand". The 10 episode season will kick off with two episodes, followed by weekly episodes through Halloween. Spin-off series American Horror Stories is currently airing weekly on Hulu, with the last two episodes of the season on August 12th and 19th. Discussion Thread Post Mortem (NetFlix) - Live Hallangen is found dead in Skarnes, but all of the sudden she wakes up on the autopsy table and the questions begin: No one (really) dies in Skarnes - do they? 26th: Mosquito State (SHUDDER) - Isolated in his austere penthouse overlooking Central Park, obsessive Wall Street data analyst Richard Boca (Beau Knapp) sees ominous patterns: His computer models are behaving erratically, as are the swarms of mosquitos breeding in his apartment, an infestation that attends his psychological meltdown. 27th: Candyman (Theatrical) - For as long as residents can remember, the housing projects of Chicago’s Cabrini Green neighborhood were terrorized by a word-of-mouth ghost story about a supernatural killer with a hook for a hand, easily summoned by those daring to repeat his name five times into a mirror. In present day, a decade after the last of the Cabrini towers were torn down, visual artist Anthony McCoy and his girlfriend, gallery director Brianna Cartwright, move into a luxury loft condo in Cabrini, now gentrified beyond recognition and inhabited by upwardly mobile millennials. With Anthony’s painting career on the brink of stalling, a chance encounter with a Cabrini Green old-timer exposes Anthony to the tragically horrific nature of the true story behind Candyman. Anxious to maintain his status in the Chicago art world, Anthony begins to explore these macabre details in his studio as fresh grist for paintings, unknowingly opening a door to a complex past that unravels his own sanity and unleashes a terrifying wave of violence that puts him on a collision course with destiny. PVOD expected around September 17th. Discussion Thread Death Rider In The House Of Vampires (Theatrical) - The mysterious “Death Rider” – clad all in black – travels thru the desert on horseback. His destination…Vampire Sanctuary. The entrance fee…one Female Virgin. Once inside he encounters Count Holliday, Vampire Lord of Sanctuary who warns him against any transgressions. Blood & Guns action follow as Death Rider tangles with some of the Vampires of Sanctuary like the smouldering Carmilla Joe with her sidekick Mina Belle and Vampire Gunslingers Drac Cassidy, Bad Bathory, Kid Vlad & Duke VonWayne. No Man Of God (VOD) - In 1980, Ted Bundy was sentenced to death by electrocution. In the years that followed, he agreed to disclose the details of his crimes, but only to one man. During the early days of the agency’s criminal profiling unit, FBI analyst Bill Hagmaier met with the incarcerated Ted Bundy in the hopes of understanding the psychology of the serial killer and providing closure for the victim’s families. As Hagmaier delves into Bundy’s dark and twisted mind, a strange and complicated relationship develops that neither man expected. Coming to Blu-ray & DVD on October 19th.