Horror movies showing in the cinema in April 2019
Movie: Pet Sematary
Based on the seminal horror novel by Stephen King, Pet Sematary follows Dr. Louis Creed (Jason Clarke), who, after relocating with his wife Rachel (Amy Seimetz) and their two young children from Boston to rural Maine, discovers a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near the family’s new home. When tragedy strikes, Louis turns to his unusual neighbor, Jud Crandall (John Lithgow), setting off a perilous chain reaction that unleashes an unfathomable evil with horrific consequences.
Movie: The Curse Of The Weeping Woman
La Llorona. The Weeping Woman. A horrifying apparition, caught between Heaven and Hell, trapped in a terrible fate sealed by her own hand. The mere mention of her name has struck terror around the world for generations. In life, she drowned her children in a jealous rage, throwing herself in the churning river after them as she wept in pain. Now her tears are eternal. They are lethal, and those who hear her death call in the night are doomed. La Llorona creeps in the shadows and preys on the children, desperate to replace her own. As the centuries have passed, her desire has grown more voracious…and her methods more terrifying.
Haunted by an unexplainable and unresolved trauma from her past and compounded by a string of eerie coincidences, Adelaide feels her paranoia elevate to high-alert as she grows increasingly certain that something bad is going to befall her family. After spending a tense beach day with their friends, the Tylers (Emmy winner Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker, Cali Sheldon, Noelle Sheldon), Adelaide and her family return to their vacation home. When darkness falls, the Wilsons discover the silhouette of four figures holding hands as they stand in the driveway. Us pits an endearing American family against a terrifying and uncanny opponent: doppelgängers of themselves.
Movie: Ghost Wife (Thailand)
High schooler Nard is in a relationship with Mac, a senior from her school. When Nard gets pregnant, her mother persuades her to abort the baby while Mac’s mother forces him to cut contact with Nard and sends him to study abroad. However, Nard dies during the abortion. She returns as a ghost, haunting the apartment complex that she used to live in.
Movie: Reside (Thailand)
Showing: 18 April 2019
The Jit Asongkhai (Infinity Spiritual Centre) cult, consisting of Madame and her apprentices Dej, Prang, Soy, Kruea, Krit, and Nop, gathers at a house they use as their headquarters to perform a ritual to bring a body back to life. While gathered around a dead body, they chant to call a spirit to come to it but suddenly they find themselves fighting back vagabonds spirits that are trying to come inside and possess them instead. Trapped inside the house as a storm rages outside, they will have to figure out why the spirits are targeting their bodies as hosts and find a way out of the predicament.