What’s coming soon to Shudder UK in March 2021?
James R | On 26, Feb 2021
Shudder is seeing in the spring with a quartet of new originals this March, including two of recent acquisitions from last year’s Fantasia Film Festival. With Ken Russell’s The Devils also causing havoc, here’s what’s coming soon to Shudder UK in March 2021:
The Devils – 1st March
In 17th-century France, Father Urbain Grandier seeks to protect the city of Loudun from the corrupt establishment of Cardinal Richelieu. Hysteria occurs within the city when he is accused of witchcraft by a sexually repressed nun.
The Field Guide to Evil – 1st March
From the dangerously demented minds that brought you The ABCs of Death, Turbo Kid, and The Greasy Strangler comes The Field Guide to Evil, an anthology from some of the most acclaimed genre directors of the last decade, including Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala (Goodnight Mommy), Peter Strickland (Berberian Sound Studio, In Fabric) and Can Evrenol (Housewife, Baskin). These stories, created to give logic to mankind’s darkest fears, laid the foundation for what we now know as the horror genre.
Lucky – 4th March
Life takes a sudden turn for May (Brea Grant, After Midnight), a popular self-help book author, when she finds herself the target of a mysterious man with murderous intentions. Every night, without fail he comes after her, and every day the people around her barely seem to notice. With no one to turn to, May is pushed to her limits and must take matters into her own hands to survive and to regain control of her life. Written by Brea Grant, directed by Natasha Kermani (Imitation Girl).
Edge of the Axe – 8th March
An axe murderer terrorizes a small Northern California mountain community, while two young computer-obsessed adults attempt to solve the killings.
Vampyres – 8th March
Two mysterious women lure various passers-by to their rural mansion in the English countryside and hold them captive in order to feed on them to satisfy their insatiable thirst for blood.
Butcher Baker Nightmare Maker – 9th March
An orphaned teenager finds himself being dominated by his aunt who is hell-bent on keeping him with her…at all costs.
Stay Out of the Attic – 11th March
A diverse group of ex-cons-turned-movers—played by Morgan Alexandria (Forever My Girl), Ryan Francis (Sisters) and Bryce Fernelius (Ruling of the Heart)—are convinced by their creepy client, Vern Muller (Michael Flynn, The Outpost), to pull an all-nighter for a generous pay bump. As the night progresses and rooms are cleared, they slowly uncover the horrors that exist inside his old Victorian mansion, including boobytraps, human experimentation, Nazi monsters and more. Will they survive the night? Written and directed by Jerren Lauder (Bug Bites).
It Cuts Deep – 15th March
While on Christmas vacation, a young man with commitment issues tries desperately to hang on to his relationship when a rival enters the picture.
Nosferatu – 16th March
In this highly influential silent horror film, the mysterious Count Orlok summons Thomas Hutter to his remote Transylvanian castle in the mountains. After Orlok reveals his vampire nature, Hutter struggles to escape the castle, knowing that he and his wife are in grave danger.
The Great Gabbo – 16th March
The Great Gabbo is a mentally unstable ventriloquist who brutally demeans his assistant, Mary, blaming her for the duo’s lack of success. Fed up with his abuse, she quits, only to find herself performing as a dancer in a major stage show featuring Gabbo two years later. Though she is now married, Gabbo makes a play for her. When she rejects him, his madness returns, and he begins to speak only through his puppet.
White Zombie – 16th March
A young man turns to a witch doctor to lure the woman he loves away from her fiancé, but instead turns her into a zombie slave.
Slaxx – 18th March
A possessed pair of jeans is brought to life to punish the unscrupulous practices of a trendy clothing company. Shipped to the company’s flagship store, Slaxx proceeds to wreak carnage on staff locked in overnight to set up the new collection. Starring Romane Denis (Slut in a Good Way), Brett Donahue (Private Eyes), Sehar Bhojani (The Handmaid’s Tale) and Stephen Bogaert (The Umbrella Academy). Directed by Elza Kephart (Go in the Wilderness).
Violation – 25th March
With her marriage on the verge of collapse, Miriam (co-writer and co-director Madeleine Sims-Fewer, The Substitute) returns to her hometown to seek solace in the comfort of her younger sister and brother-in-law after years apart. In one evening, a small slip in judgment leads to a catastrophic betrayal, leaving Miriam shocked, reeling and furious. She embarks on an extreme course of action to address the situation, but the price of revenge is high and she is not prepared for the toll it takes as she begins to emotionally and psychologically unravel. Co-written and co-directed by Madeleine Sims-Fewer and Dusty Mancinelli (Chubby).
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