Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Shudder Streaming Unveils Its December 2018 Highlights

Shudder rings in the season with curated collections of 6 new and classic holiday-themed horror movies
and 8 essential Stephen King adaptations, along with a new dusk-till-dawn The Last Drive-In marathon, A
Very Joe Bob Christmas.
New exclusive films, series, specials and other featured programming coming to Shudder’s US feed

KING OF HORROR — available Saturday, December 1
THE CULT OF “KING” COHEN — available Tuesday, December 10
We close out the year with two collections celebrating our favorite pair of Kings: horror master Stephen
King and maverick indie filmmaker Larry “King” Cohen.
Start with eight beloved Stephen King adaptations—Cujo (1983), Creepshow (1982), Creepshow 2
(1987), The Dead Zone (1983), Misery (1990), Pet Sematary (1989), Salem’s Lot (1979), Silver Bullet
Then discover the larger-than-life, mostly true story of a great American iconoclast in the documentary
King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry Cohen (2018), and stream three of our favorite Cohen
cult classics, God Told Me To (1976), Q–The Winged Serpent (1982), and The Stuff (1985).
UNHAPPY HOLIDAYS — available Tuesday, December 3
Indulge in the darker side of the season with Shudder's curated collection of old and new scary
Christmas classics — All the Creatures Were Stirring (2018), Better Watch Out (2016), Black Christmas
(1974), Christmas Evil (1980), Christmas Presence (2018), and Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984). To
round out the holiday season, Shudder will be streaming Black Christmas all day on December 25 on its
free Shudder TV ( stream, available in the U.S. to members and non-members alike.
Forget Rudolph, Santa and Frosty! This year, spend the holidays at the Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs and
his latest dusk-to-dawn movie marathon featuring a selection of nightmare-inducing films from a
beloved cult franchise notably lacking in Christmas cheer.
MANDY (2018) — available Thursday, November 29
Director: Panos Cosmatos, Cast: Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough, Linus Roache
Nicolas Cage stars as a man whose peaceful woodland existence with his wife is brutally shattered by a
nightmarish religious cult and their demon-biker henchmen, propelling him into a spiraling, surreal
rampage of vengeance. Cage delivers a stunning performance that critics are celebrating as one of the
best in his long and illustrious career and which Entertainment Weekly raves is “insane (in all the right
YOU MIGHT BE THE KILLER (2018) — available Thursday, December 6
Director: Brett Simmons, Cast: Fran Kranz, Alyson Hannigan, Brittany S. Hall
A camp counselor suffering from blackouts finds himself surrounded by murder victims. He turns to his
horror movie enthusiast friend for advice, and to contend with the dawning realization he might be the
one responsible.
CHRISTMAS PRESENCE (a.k.a. WHY HIDE?) (2018) — available Thursday, December 13
Director: James Edward Cook, Cast: Charlotte Atkinson, Lorna Brown, Danny Webb
A diverse group of friends gather for the festive season in a remote lodge but plans go awry. Soon one of
them goes missing and the truth behind why all of them are there is disclosed as Christmas turns to
chaos and a bloody nightmare ensues.
ALL THE CREATURES WERE STIRRING (2018) — available Thursday, December 13
Directors: David Ian McKendry, Rebekah McKendry
Cast: Constance Wu, Jonathan Kite, Amanda Fuller, Brea Grant, Graham Skipper
In this holiday anthology film, an awkward date on Christmas Eve leads a couple into a strange theater
where they are treated to a bizarre and frightening collection of Christmas stories featuring sadistic
office parties, last-minute shopping nightmares, vengeful stalkers and immortal demons.
STAN LEE’S LUCKY MAN, season 2 — available Thursday, December 6
James Nesbitt is back as Harry Clayton, a London cop given an ancient bracelet with the power to
control luck itself. But his luck is about to change when he meets a mysterious woman who owns a
second powerful bracelet. The series is based on an original idea from comic book legend Stan Lee. A

RILLINGTON PLACE — available Thursday, December 20
Tim Roth and Samantha Morton star in this gripping thriller about notorious serial killer John Reginald
Christie and the miscarriage of justice that saw a man hanged for a crime he didn't commit. This
terrifying series reveals how Christie betrayed and manipulated those around him — his wife, his
neighbors and ultimately the British justice system — with deadly consequences.
BLACK LAKE, season 2 — available Thursday, December 27
The second season of this Scandinavian thriller tells a stand-alone prequel story, centered around Johan,
(Filip Berg, reprising his role from the first season). Once again, a group of people far from
civilization—this time on a bucolic but mysterious Swedish island—struggle with problems both personal
and supernatural.
ISKANDER — available Thursday, December 27
In French Guiana, a rookie cop and her prickly partner try to solve the brutal, ritual murder of a couple
from the mainland, through a relentless investigation that takes them from tin-shack favelas and
mysterious hallucinogenic drugs to voodoo rituals and a troubled past that will not stay buried.
December 1
Dust Devil (1993, Richard Stanley)
After Wendy leaves her overbearing husband she picks up a hitchhiker, unaware her companion is not
only a serial killer, but also a demon who steals his victim's souls. Starring Robert John Burke, Chelsea
Field, Zakes Mokae and John Matshikiza
eXistenZ (1999, David Cronenberg)
While demonstrating her new virtual reality game, designer Allegra Geller (Jennifer Jason Leigh) is
attacked by an assassin bent on killing her and destroying her creation. With Jude Law, Ian Holm and
Willem Dafoe.
Mimic (1997, Guillermo del Toro)
A team of scientists discover a miracle cure that stops the spread of a deadly disease, only to find three
years later that their creation has taken on a horrifying life of its own. Starring Charles S. Dutton, F
Murray Abraham, Jeremy Northam and Josh Brolin
December 3
Dead and Buried (1981, Dan O’Bannon)
In Potter's Bluff, unsuspecting visitors are being brutally murdered by groups of locals. But when the
sheriff starts to investigate, he uncovers a dark conspiracy involving voodoo, witchcraft and his own
wife. Starring James Farentino, Melody Anderson and Jack Albertson
Death Line (1982, Gary Sherman)
When people vanish inside a London subway station, Inspector Calhoun (Donald Pleasence) investigates
and makes a horrifying discovery.
Double Lover (2018, Francois Ozon)
In this psycho-sexual thriller, Chloé (Marine Vacth), a fragile young woman, falls in love with her
psychoanalyst. After moving in with him, she soon discovers he is concealing a part of his identity. With
Jeremie Renier and Jacqueline Bisset
December 10
The Dead Lands (2014, Toa Fraser)
A chieftain’s teenage son must avenge his father’s murder after his tribe is slaughtered through
treachery. Vastly outnumbered, his only hope is to pass through the feared and forbidden Dead Lands
and forge an uneasy alliance with a mysterious fighter who rules there. Starring James Rolleston, Te
Kohe Tuhaka and Lawrence Makoare
December 17
Ichi the Killer (2001, Takashi Miike)
Ichi is a repressed man who becomes aroused only when inflicting violence. Kakihara is the masochistic
enforcer who dreams of experiencing the pain Ichi can inflict. As the two circle each other in a deadly
dance, everyone who crosses their path meets a horrific end. Starring Asano Tadanobu, Ohmori Nao and
Shin'ya Tsukamoto.
The Mimic (2017, Huh Jung)
A classic Korean ghost story gets a horrifying new spin as the mother of a missing boy takes in a lost girl
she finds in the woods, only to wonder if the girl is even human. Starring Huh Jin, Yum Jung-ah and Park
Leviathan: The Story of Hellraiser, Part 2 (2015, K. John McDonagh)
The second installment of an in-depth documentary on the history and the making of Clive Barker's 1987
cult horror classic Hellraiser and its sequel. Featuring never-before-seen photos and clips from those
who were on set, along with interviews with key cast and crew.
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