If you crave the feeling of your heartbeat racing as you nervously attempt to place your clammy hands into a bag of extra buttery popcorn, or if you’re always too afraid to take your eyes off of the screen, then get your crank turning with these morbid, unsettling horror movies that are coming to the theatre this month.
Down a Dark Hall (August 17, 2018)
This mysterious thriller follows the gruesome events of five teenage girls who were “committed” to Blackwood Manor. These troubled young women become mesmerized by their eccentric head mistress, Madame Duret and are sent on a supernatural journey through a labyrinth of corridors in the school. What the teens discover is that Blackwood Manor is no ordinary boarding school. Aside from its spooky charm, it hides an age-old secret rooted in the paranormal and a gateway to the spirit world.
Slender Man (August 24, 2018)
Yet another horror movie that begins from the actions of teenage girls, four characters from a small town perform a spiritual ritual to awaken Slender Man — a horrifying, fictional monster that abducts children. When a girl from the group suddenly vanishes, they fear the lore of the supernatural being is true. Based on an internet meme, Slender Man is a tall, faceless creature with unnaturally long arms.
Boarding School (August 31, 2018)
The theme of a supernatural boarding school seems to haunt the brains of horror movie directors everywhere, as this next spooky film takes places in a creepy old mansion that was transformed into a boarding school. The events that befall the six teenage children is something out of your worst nightmares as the increasingly sinister story plot leads to a chilling and gory demise.
A Little Stranger (August 31, 2018)
Shifting back in time to 1948, Dr. Faraday travels to Hundreds Hall, a place that his mother once worked as a housemaid. He tends to a patient of the mysterious Ayres family, who have lived on the property for more than two centuries. The otherworldly drama entwines Dr. Faraday with the Ayres family as supernatural happenings lead him to finding out that their stories are one in the same.
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