Release date:November 17, 2006
Studio:After Dark Films
For one weekend only, nine never-before-seen horror films will be screened in 450 theatres across the country. Films to be screened: "Penny Dreadful" Director: Richard Brandes Young Penny (Miner) goes on a retreat with her psychologist (Rogers); the intention is to help her overcome her phobia, an intense fear of cars. Unexpected events find her in a nightmarish situation where her worst fears come true. "Unrest" Director: Jason Todd Ipson After a brutal death in the gross anatomy lab, first year medical student Alison Blanchard must discover the truth behind her mysterious cadaver - whose spirit she's certain is in a state of unrest. When her lab partners start dying one-by-one, Alison must face her own mortality before it's too late. "The Gravedancers" Director: Mike Mendez The film is about three friends who desecrate the graves of three very unforgiving ghosts. "Wicked Little Things" Director: J.S. Cardone Recently widowed Karen Tunny and her two daughters, Sarah and Emma, move to a remote mountain home which Karen has inherited from the family of her late husband. However, she is unaware that the home is situated near an old mine, the site of an early 20th century tragedy in which many children were buried alive... "Dark Ride" Director: Craig Singer Nearly a decade after two young girls are brutally murdered, the monstrous killer, Jonah, escapes from a mental institution and returns to his familiar killing ground, the theme park attraction "Dark Ride." His unfortunate victims this time are a group of college kids on a road trip that inevitably leads them to the Dark Ride where their night of youthful fun becomes a nightmare. The killer, who is mimicking the sets within the attraction, makes sure this is a "ride" audiences will never forget. "Reincarnation" ("Rinne"; Japan) Director: Takashi Shimizu From the director of "The Grudge" and "The Grudge 2" comes Reincarnation,a suspenseful psychological horror film that deals with the topic of reincarnation. "The Abandoned" (Spain) Director: Nacho Cerda An American film producer named Marie returns to her homeland, Russia, where her mother's dead body has been found under bizarre circumstances. She never knew her, having been adopted and brought to America as a baby. The only clue to what might have happened is an isolated, abandoned farm in the mountains that supposedly belonged to her natural parents. "The Hamiltons" Director: The Butcher Brothers The Hamiltons seem to be the picture-perfect American family. They are hardworking community members; giving to their local charities, attending town hall meetings and always respectful of their neighbors... except for the fact that they usually end up killing them.