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Amityville: The Awakening (2017)

Review by CJ

Director:
Franck Khalfoun

Starring:
Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bella Thorne, Mckenna Grace, Cameron Monaghan

Other notable appearances:
Jennifer Morrison, Kurtwood Smith

Running time:
85 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Rings, The Woman in Black, House at the End of the Street

 

Belle’s (Thorne) mother moves her to a new home to be closer to family and medical care for Belle’s twin brother James (Monaghan). When Belle finds out that the house was so cheap because of the infamous murders that took place, she must take up arms against the darkness that threatens everyone she holds dear.

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Halloween (2018)

Review by CJ

Director:
David Gordon Green

Starring:
Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton 

Other notable appearances:
Haluk Bilginer, Nick Castle, James Jude Courtney, Jibrail Nantambu

Running time:
106 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Halloween, You’re Next, Wes Craven’s New Nightmare, Friday the 13th

 

Laurie Strode (Curtis) has a complex relationship with her family that reaches boiling point when Michael Myers (Castle, Courtney), the man who killed her friends and tormented her as a teenager, escapes incarceration.

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The Nun (2018)

Review by CJ

Director:
Corin Hardy

Starring:
Taissa Farmiga, Demián Bichir, Jonas Bloquet, Bonnie Aarons

Other notable appearances:
Ingrid Bisu, Charlotte Hope, Sandra Teles, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson

Running time:
96 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Annabelle, The Evil Dead 2, Lights Out

 

Father Burke (Bichir) and initiate nun, Sister Irene (Farmiga), head to a remote Romanian convent to investigate the suicide of a nun.

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The Meg (2018)

Review by CJ

Director:
Jon Turteltaub

Starring:
Jason Statham, Li Bingbing, Rainn Wilson

Other notable appearances:
Masi Oka, Cliff Curtis, Ruby Rose, Page Kennedy, Winston Chao, Robert Taylor, Jessica McNamee

Running time:
113 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Deep Blue Sea, Jaws, Jurassic Park

 

Five years after a mission where two of his men died, deep sea rescuer Jonas Taylor (Statham) is a shell of his former self and filling the void with beer. He is snatched out of retirement when his ex-wife and her crew become trapped at the bottom of the Mariana Trench in an exploratory submersible. The crew are not alone though and saving them releases an ancient creature with an insatiable appetite.

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The Open House (2018)

Review by CJ

Director:
Matt Angel, Suzanne Coote

Starring:
Dylan Minnette, Piercey Dalton

Other notable appearances:
Patricia Bethune, Sharif Atkins, Aaron Abrams

Running time:
94 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
The Strangers

 

After the death of his father, Logan (Minnette) and his mother (Dalton) fall on hard times and move in to his aunt’s mountain holiday home. The holiday home is for sale so the family 

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