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Halloween Horror Vs. Comedy And Animation On October Screens

October 17, 2017

 

Oops, it's almost Halloween! Pumpkins and candles, tricks and treats and ten new horror movies released on this special occasion. Scary and bloody, psychic and thrilling, including another JigSaw killer in the sequel. For those who aren't fond of boo stuff, there's three hilarious comedies, one science fiction entry and a couple of animation to watch together with your family. Keep yourself entertained!

 

HORROR

 

SHORTWAVE

Plot Synopsis: Josh and Isabel Harris (Cristobal Tapia Montt and Juanita Ringeling), after suffering the loss of their only child, relocate to a secluded hillside research facility with the hopes of repairing their broken family. After years of trying, Josh and his research partner, Thomas (Kyle Davis), have a breakthrough involving a cryptic shortwave radio signal and its universal origins. Something within the signal resonates with Isabel and she begins experiencing seeing hallucinations and visions of distant memories.

 

 

CULT OF CHUCKY

Plot Synopsis: Confined to an asylum for the criminally insane for the past four years, Nica Pierce (Fiona Dourif) is erroneously convinced that she, not Chucky, murdered her entire family. But when her psychiatrist introduces a new therapeutic ‘tool' to facilitate his patients' group sessions - an all-too-familiar ‘Good Guy' doll with an innocently smiling face - a string of grisly deaths begins to plague the asylum, and Nica starts to wonder if maybe she isn't crazy after all. Andy Barclay (Alex Vincent), Chucky's now-grown-up nemesis from the original Child's Play, races to Nica's aid. But to save her he'll have to get past Tiffany (Jennifer Tilly), Chucky's long-ago bride, who will do anything, no matter how deadly or depraved, to help her beloved devil doll.

 

 

BETTER WATCH OUT

Plot Synopsis: Set in a quiet American suburb on a snowy evening on the lead up to Christmas, Ashley (Olivia DeJonge), the regular babysitter for Deandra (Virginia Madsen) and Robert Lerner (Patrick Warburton), has to defend their twelve-year-old son (Levi Miller) from strangers breaking into the house - only to discover that this is far from a normal home invasion.

 

 

HAPPY DEATH DAY

Plot Synopsis: Blumhouse (Split, Get Out, Whiplash) produces an original and inventive rewinding thriller in which a college student (Jessica Rothe) relives the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and terrifying end until she discovers her killer's identity.

 

 

THE RITUAL

Plot Synopsis: Reuniting after the tragic death of their best friend, four young men set out to hike through the Scandinavian wilderness. When a wrong turn leads them into the ancient forests, they stumble upon an abandoned cabin. Finding the remains of old rites from Norse Legend they discover that some things are better left undisturbed. Something evil lurks in these woods, and it's stalking their every step.

 

 

BOO2: A MADEA HALLOWEEN

Plot Synopsis: Madea and the gang are back for this hilarious sequel. Madea, Bam and Hattie venture to a haunted campground and the group must literally run for their lives when monsters, goblins and the bogeyman are unleashed.

 

 

LEATHERFACE

Plot Synopsis: Lizzy (Vanessa Grasse), a young nurse at a mental hospital, is kidnapped by a group of deranged teenage patients. Pursued by an equally deranged lawman (Stephen Dorff) out for revenge, one of these teens is destined for tragedy and horrors that will destroy his mind, molding him into the monster we now call Leatherface.
 

 

 

NIGHTWORLD

Plot Synopsis: When Former LAPD Office, Brett Anderson takes a job as head of security at an old apartment building in Bulgaria's capital, Sofia, he soon begins to experience a series of bizarre and terrifying events. Once he begins to delve deep into the building's sinister history, and investigate its shadowy owners and past employees, Brett soon uncovers a malevolent force nestled deep in the bowels of the building in basement that will do anything to be set free into our world…

 

 

TRAGEDY GIRLS

Plot Synopsis: Sadie (Brianna Hildebrand) and McKayla (Alexandra Shipp) are two social-media obsessed best friends who will stop at nothing to build their online following. The self-titled ‘Tragedy Girls' kidnap Lowell (Kevin Durand), an unambitious local serial killer, and force him to mentor them into modern horror legends by committing murders to blow up on the internet. As the bodies fall, the girls become national news and panic in their small town hits a fever pitch - just then, Lowell escapes! Now with the local Sheriff (Timothy V. Murphy) closing in and their relationship on the rocks, the girls must rethink their plan before they find themselves the latest victims of their own killing spree.

 

 

JIGSAW

Plot Synopsis: One of the highest grossing horror franchises of all time is back, taking the Jigsaw killer's signature brand of twisted scenarios to the next level.

 


 

 

COMEDY

 

THE MEYEROWITZ STORIES

Plot Synopsis: The emotional, and comic inter-generational tale of adult siblings (Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller and Elizabeth Marvel) contending with the long shadow their strong-willed father (Dustin Hoffman) has cast over their lives.

 

 

KILLING GUNTHER

Plot Synopsis: A group of eccentric assassins are fed up with Gunther (Arnold Schwarzenegger), the world's greatest hit-man and decide to kill him but their plan turns into a series of bungled encounters as Gunther seems to always be one step ahead.

 

 

THE DEATH OF STALIN

Plot Synopsis: Feature adaptation on Fabien-Nury's acclaimed graphic novel that follows the Soviet dictator's last days, and depicts the chaos of the regime after his death in 1953 after 30 years of iron-fisted rule over the Soviet Union.

 

 

SCIENCE-FICTION

 

THE OSIRIS CHILD

Plot Synopsis: Set in a time of interplanetary colonization, Sy Lombrok (Kellan Lutz), a former nurse who is now a drifter with a haunted past, forms an unlikely alliance with Kane Sommerville (Daniel MacPherson), a lieutenant who works for off-­world military contractor Exor. In a race against time they set out to rescue Kane's young daughter Indi (Teagan Croft) amid an impending global crisis precipitated by Exor.

 

 

ANIMATION

 

MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE

Plot Synopsis: When a dark force threatens Ponyville and the Mane 6, they go on a journey to the end of Equestria to save their beloved home and they meet new friends and dangerous challenges along the way.

 

 

BATMAN VS. TWO-FACE

Plot Synopsis: Former Gotham City District Attorney Harvey Dent, one side of his face scarred by acid, goes on a crime spree based on the number ‘2'. All of his actions are decided by the flip of a defaced, two-headed silver dollar.

 

 

Source: www.teaser-trailer.com

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