In it's 12th year the Tribeca Film Festival in New York is doing good things for horror. Along with several world premieres, the festival will also be highlighting a few highly anticipated films that have already debuted in other countries. Horror enthusiasts attending the festival have a lot to look forward too. Me? I'm not going to New York, so I don't have much to look forward too.
Journey past the break to get a breakdown of the horror films that'll be playing at this years Tribeca, which starts April 17th and lasts till the 28th
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Synopsis: Niamh is the lone survivor of a bloody massacre after furniture and objects in her family's isolated house take on a monstrous life of their own. The police ignore h er wild stories and the family friends and social worker who take her in try to introduce a new life. But in this psychological thriller, Niamh is unable to leave her violent past behind her, endangering everyone who crosses her path.
Director: Marina de Van
Synopsis: In the waning days of World War II, a team of Russian soldiers finds itself on a mysterious mission to the lab of one Dr. Victor Frankenstein. They unearth a terrifying Nazi plan to resurrect fallen soldiers as an army of unstoppable freaks and are soon trapped in a veritable haunted house of cobbled-together monstrosities. Frankenstein's Army is the wild steam punk Nazi found-footage zombie mad scientist film you've always wanted.
Director: Richard Raaphorst
(New York Premiere)
Synopsis: After a poorly executed escape from the police, a gang of dysfunctional criminals flees to the suburbs and gets more than it bargained for when it crash lands in the garage of an upper-class Maori family whose refined palates have developed a taste for human flesh. This action-packed horror comedy tells a blood-spattered tale of basement butchery and shifting allegiances as these unlikely adversaries enter a deadly showdown.
Director: Danny Mullheron
Synopsis: Caradog James adds another layer to the Frankenstein story in the latest gripping sci-fi adventure to come out of the U.K.. Already deep into a second Cold War, Britain's Ministry of Defense seeks a game-changing weapon. Programmer Vincent McCarthy unwittingly provides an answer in The Machine, a super strong human cyborg played by the impressive Caity Lotz. When a programming bug causes the prototype to decimate his lab, McCarthy takes his obsessive efforts underground, far away from inquisitive eyes.
Director: Caradog James
Synopsis: Scott (Jon Foster) is a filmmaker in need of inspiration. he and his girlfriend Penny move into a desolate house hoping to make a breakthrough. Then they discover their neighbor, the elusive Mr. Jones. Famous for his haunting sculptures, Mr. Jones has remained a mystery to the world. Scott and Penny, convinced that they have found the perfect film subject, sneak into his workshop and realize that their curiosity may have chilling consequences. Who is Mr. Jones?
Director: Karl Mueller
Synopsis: Stunt woman Zoe Bell headlines this sly subversion of the women-in-prison genre. After Sabrina (Bell) is abducted, she finds herself in a underground lair, forced to do battle with other innocent women for the amusement of unseen spectators. Each of these reluctant warriors has something to lose, but only one will remain when the game is done. Violent and relentless Raze takes its video game aesthetic to the deepest and darkest places, rarely surfacing for air.
Director: Josh Waller
Director: Josh Waller
(New York Premiere)
Synopsis: Investigators break into a house, find a vast collection of VHS tapes and play them one by one. The videos include visions of the paranormal, flesh-eating zombies, a shockingly genuine scene of hell on Earth and a slumber party gone horribly awry. This highly anticipated sequel to last year's horror break V/H/S features contributions from contemporary genre film-making's leading talents including the creators of Hobo With a Shotgun, The Raid, You're Next and The Blair Witch Project.
Directors: Simon Barrett, Adam Wingard, Eduardo Sanchez, Gregg Hale, Timo Tjahjanto, Gareth Evans, Jason Eisener.