It might be the second month of the new year, it’s still cold enough to stay inside. Shudder will be hopping you will choose to be with them in February which will be ‘strange and overbearing’.
Skinamarink Premieres Thursday 2nd February
In Skinamarink, two children wake up in the middle of the night to find their father is missing, and all the windows and doors in their home have vanished. To cope with the strange situation, the two bring pillows and blankets to the living room and settle into a quiet slumber party situation. They play well worn videotapes of cartoons to fill the silence of the house and distract from the frightening and inexplicable situation. All the while in the hopes that eventually some grown-ups will come to rescue them. However, after a while it becomes clear that something is watching over them.
The film stars Lucas Paul, Dali Rose Tetreault, Ross Paul and Jaime Hill and is executive produced by Edmon Rotea, Ava Karvonen, Bonnie Lewis, Alan Lewis, Josh Doke and Jonathan Barkan. Written, directed and produced by Kyle Edward Ball, in his directorial debut.
Attachment Premieres Thursday 9th February
Maja is a has-been actress in Denmark who falls in love with Leah, a young, Jewish academic visiting from the UK. When Leah suffers a mysterious seizure, Maja fears their whirlwind romance might be cut short and decides to follow Leah back to her home in London. There, she meets her new downstairs neighbour: Leah’s mother, Chana. An overbearing, seemingly religious and highly secretive woman, Chana is resistant to all of Maja’s attempts to win her over but with increasingly strange occurrences in the building, she begins to suspect that Chana’s secrets could be much darker than she first anticipated.
Co-written and directed by Gabriel Bier Gislason and starring Sofie Gråbøl and Josephine Park.
The Witch Part 2: The Other One Premieres Thursday 16th February
After a girl emerges as the sole survivor of a bloody raid on the research facility behind the top-secret Witch Program, she is rescued by a pair of civilians who soon realise that more danger lies ahead.
Directed by Park Hoon-jung and starring Kim Da-mi, Park Eun‑bin and Lee Jong Suk.