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Shudder Sets 11 Terrifying Movie Premieres In 11 Weeks Starting Today!

by Waylon Jordan
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AMC’s all horror/thriller streaming platform, Shudder, is setting up to knock the first quarter of 2021 out of the park with 11 Exclusive and Original movie premieres over the course of 11 weeks starting January 14th.

The streaming service had this to say about the rollout:

The eleven films represent vibrant, creative passion driving independent and international genre cinema today, with titles that have been official selections at top film festivals including Sundance, Toronto, SXSW and Tribeca. In addition, five of the eleven are directed or co-directed by female filmmakers. 

The full line-up of releases, including dates, is listed. Take a look at what Shudder has to offer and mark your calendars for your favorites!

January 14th: Hunted

A modern and radical take on the Little Red Riding Hood fable. What started as a flirtatious encounter at a bar turns into a life-or-death struggle as Eve (Lucie Debay, The Confession) becomes the unknowing target of a misogynistic plot against her. Forced to flee as a predator (Arieh Worthalter, Girl) and his accomplice pursue her through the forest, she’s pushed to extremes while fighting to survive in the wilderness—but survival isn’t enough for Eve. She will have revenge. Directed by Vincent Paronnaud, the Academy Award™-nominated co-director of Persepolis. A SHUDDER ORIGINAL (Also available on Shudder Canada, Shudder UK and Shudder ANZ)

January 28th: The Queen of Black Magic

In this terrifying tale of buried secrets and supernatural revenge from two of Indonesia’s modern masters of horror, a middle-class family travels into rural Indonesia to visit the terminally ill director of the orphanage where the father was raised as a child. Sinister events soon befall them and the other visiting families as the orphanage’s dark history comes to light. Starring Ario Bayu and Hannah Al, written by Joko Anwar (writer/director of this year’s Indonesian Best Foreign Film Academy Award submission, Impetigore) and directed by Kimo Stamboel (Headshot).  A SHUDDER ORIGINAL (Also available on Shudder Canada, Shudder UK and Shudder ANZ)

February 4th: A Nightmare Wakes

A gothic period piece inspired by the torrid love affair of Mary and Percy Shelley and the creation of her famous novel, Frankenstein. As she creates her masterpiece, she gives birth to a monster. Directed by Nora Unkel. Starring Alix Wilton Regan (The Wife), Giullian Yao Gioiello (Scream: The TV SeriesMarvel’s Iron Fist), Philippe Bowgen (The Mick), Lee Garrett, Claire Glassford, and Shannon Spangler. A SHUDDER ORIGINAL (Also available on Shudder Canada, Shudder UK and Shudder ANZ)

February 11th: After Midnight

Hank (Jeremy Gardner) wakes one morning to find the love of his life, Abby (Brea Grant) has vanished after ten years together. With nothing but a cryptic note to explain why she has left, his life unravels, but that’s only the beginning. Soon a terrifying creature emerges from the grove that at the edge of his property and the real terror begins. Directed by Jeremy Gardner. After Midnight was an official selection at the Tribeca Film Festival. A SHUDDER EXCLUSIVE (Also available on Shudder Canada, UK, and ANZ)

February 18th: Shook

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A social media star must solve a series of puzzles to protect her friends and family after she becomes the focus of an online terror campaign. Is it real or only a game? Directed by Jennifer Harrington (Housekeeping). A SHUDDER ORIGINAL (Also available on Shudder Canada, UK and ANZ)

February 25th: The Dark and the Wicked

On a secluded farm, a man is bedridden and fighting through his final breaths while his wife (Julie Oliver-Touchstone) slowly succumbs to overwhelming grief. Siblings Louise (Marin Ireland) and Michael (Michael Abbot Jr) return home to help, but it doesn’t take long for them to see that something’s wrong with mom—something more than her heavy sorrow. Gradually, they begin to suffer a darkness similar to their mother’s, marked by waking nightmares and a growing sense that an evil entity is taking over their family. The film was an official selection of the Tribeca Film Festival. Directed by Bryan Bertino (The Strangers). A SHUDDER EXCLUSIVE (Also available on Shudder Canada, Shudder UK and Shudder ANZ)

March 4th: Lucky

Brea Grant wrote and stars in this film about a self-help author who finds herself trying to regain control of her life after she becomes the obsession of a stalker. Lucky was an official selection at the SXSW Film Festival. Directed by Natasha Kermeni (Imitation Girl). A SHUDDER ORIGINAL (Also available on Shudder Canada, Shudder UK and Shudder ANZ)

March 11th: Stay Out of the F**king Attic

Morgan Alexandria (Forever My Girl), Ryan Francis (Sisters) and Bryce Fernelius (Ruling of the Heart) play a group of ex-cons-turned-movers enticed into working an all-night for their creepy new client. They soon find more than they bargained for, however. As the house is emptied, terrifying secrets revealed and the question becomes, “Can they survive?” Directed by Jerren Lauder. A SHUDDER ORIGINAL (Also available on Shudder Canada, UK and ANZ)

March 18th: Koko-Di, Koko-Da

An unhappy couple sets out on a camping trip in an attempt to rekindle their marriage. Unfortunately for them, a sideshow artist and his pals are emerge from the woods “terrorizing them, luring them deeper into a maelstrom of psychological terror and humiliating slapstick.” Directed by Johannes Nyholm (The Giant). A SHUDDER EXCLUSIVE (Also available on Shudder Canada and Shudder ANZ)

March 18th: Slaxx

All bets are off when a possessed pair of pants are sent to an unscrupulous, but undeniably trendy company’s flagship store. Slaxx is out for blood, and these shop owners won’t know what hit them! Directed by Elza Kephart (Go in the Wilderness). A SHUDDER ORIGINAL (Also available on Shudder UK and ANZ)

March 25th: Violation

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With her marriage on the verge of collapse, Miriam returns to her hometown to seek solace in the comfort of her younger sister and brother-in-law after years apart. But 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. Violation was an official selection at the Sundance Film Festival as well as the Toronto International Film Festival.  Directed by Madeleine Sims-Fewer and Dusty Mancinelli.  A SHUDDER ORIGINAL (Also available on Shudder UK and ANZ.)

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