Shudder Streams the Vacation Horror: December 2020 Films, TV Exhibits Revealed
Shudder ends a record year with vacation specials from two of her most popular series, exclusive new supernatural chillers, huge new collections focused on vacation horror and giallo, and more. Check out all of the classics, new films and series coming to the horror streaming service this December below.
JOE BOB RETT CHRISTMAS – December 11th at 9 p.m. ET
The Christmas cheer takes over The Last Drive-In when Joe Bob and Darcy close the year with a double attribute of holiday horror. Premieres will be posted live on the ShudderTV feed on Friday December 11th and will be made available upon request on Sunday December 13th. (Also available from Shudder Canada).
A CREEPSHOW HOLIDAY SPECIAL – December 18th
In the hour-long episode "Shapeshifters Anonymous" on the subject of vacations, a fearful man, fearful of a murderer, searches for answers to his "unique state" in an unusual self-help group. The special with Anna Camp (Pitch Perfect) and Adam Pally (The Mindy Project) is written and directed by creepshow showrunner Greg Nicotero, based on a short story by J.A. Konrath (last call). (Also available from Shudder Canada, Shudder UK and Shudder ANZ).
New Shudder Originals and Exclusive Movies – December 2020
EVERYTHING FOR JACKSON – December 3rd
After Audrey and Henry, a doctor, lose their only grandson in a car accident, they kidnap his pregnant patient with the intention of performing a "reverse exorcism" and placing Jackson in their unborn child. It doesn't take long to find out that Jackson isn't the only ghost the grandparents invited into their home. Now it is a race against time for the couple and the pregnant woman to find a way out of the hauntings they have inflicted on themselves.
Consider this wintry anti-nativity story Shudder's Christmas counter-programming from a writer (Keith Cooper) and director (Justin G. Dyck) who have made a variety of traditional vacation films together. Believe me, this is not a baby in a manger or Christmas with a prince. Cast includes Sheila McCarthy, Julian Richings, Konstantina Mantelos, Josh Cruddas and Yannick Bisson, directed by Justin G. Dyck. A SHUDDER ORIGINAL. (Also available from Shudder UK and Shudder ANZ)
The pale door – December 17th
The Dalton gang find refuge in a seemingly uninhabited ghost town after a train robbery headed south. They seek help for their wounded leader and are surprised to come across an inviting brothel in the town square. But the beautiful women they greet are actually a coven with very sinister plans for the unsuspecting outlaws – and the battle between good and evil is only just beginning. Cast includes Devin Druid, Zachary Knighton, Bill Sage, Pat Healy, Natasha Bassett, Stan Shaw and Melora Walters directed by Aaron B. Koontz (Scare Package). A SHUDDER EXCLUSIVE. (Also available from Shudder Canada, Shudder UK and Shudder ANZ).
New series about Shudder – December 2020
ELI ROTH'S HORROR STORY Season 2 – December 10 (all episodes)
Award-winning director, writer and producer Eli Roth brings together the masters of horror to explore the evolution of horror and its impact on society. The episodes of the second season are about "Houses of Hell", "Monsters", "Body Horror", "Witches", "Chilling Children" and "Nine Nightmares". The second season of the History of Horror: Uncut companion podcast, which is currently releasing new episodes on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and other podcast platforms, will also be available on Shudder on December 10th. With Stephen King, Quentin Tarantino, Jordan Peele and Ari Aster Bill Hader, Megan Fox, Greg Nicotero and many more. (Also available from Shudder Canada).
New collections on the theme of shudders – December 2020
UNHAPPY HOLIDAYS – November 30th
Home invasion by a supernatural man in a blood red suit? Vacation trips that get fatal? These Christmas movies prove that Christmas is the perfect time of year for terror. With Blood Beat, Body, Rare Exports and Sheitan (all new to Shudder on November 30th) and Bob Clark's proto-slasher Black Christmas, the Shudder Exclusives All the Creatures were touched, Better Watch Out and Christmas Presence, Christmas Evil, A. Christmas Horror Story, Deadly Games, Jack Frost, Red Christmas and Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 and others (collection also available from Shudder Canada and Shudder UK; titles vary by region).
HOLLY GIALLI CHRISTMAS – December 2nd
Put on your black gloves and decorate the halls with Italian-style bloody murder while Shudder presents his largest collection of classic and modern Giallo cinema to date, with films by Dario Argento, Lucio Fulci, Lamberto Bava, Michele Soavi and Sergio Martino many, many more. With a blade in the dark, the death who laid an egg, the black belly of the tarantula, the fall of the bloody iris, the corruption of Chris Miller, the editor, the fifth cord, the New York ripper and the night in which Evelyn came out of the grave, The red queen kills seven times, short night of the glass dolls, stage fright, torso, trauma, your vice is a locked room and what have you done with Solange (everyone comes to Shudder on December 2nd), together with recent Shudder films All The Colors of Darkness, The Cat O & # 39; Nine Tales, Deep Red, Don't Torture a Duckling, Knife + Heart, Phenomena, The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh and Tenebrae. (Collection also available from Shudder Canada, Shudder UK and Shudder ANZ; titles vary by region).
All new titles on Shudder – December 2020
November 30th – new additions to the Unhappy Holidays collection
BLOOD BEAT (Director: Fabrice A Zaphiratos)
A young woman travels to rural Wisconsin to meet her boyfriend's family and the spirit of a samurai warrior possesses her body ready to go on a bloody rampage. Cast Helen Benton, Terry Brown, Dana Day (also available from Shudder Canada)
BODY (Directors: Dan Berk, Robert Olsen)
Body is a darkly funny and twisted journey that takes place exclusively on an unforgettable Christmas Eve. It revolves around a trio of college colleagues whose talent for breaking and entering goes horribly wrong. After a freak accident, the girls find themselves in a Hitchcock nightmare full of tension, suspicion, double intersection and murder, in which no one can be trusted and a new twist is on every turn. From the team behind last year's villains. Actors are Helen Rogers, Alexandra Turshen, Lauren Molina and Larry Fessenden (also available from Shudder Canada and Shudder UK).
RARE EXPORTS (Director: Jalmari Helander)
In this gritty comic book gem, it's Christmas Eve in Northern Finland, and an archaeological dig has just discovered Santa Claus. But this Santa Claus isn't one that you want to come to town. As local children disappear, Pietari and his father capture the mythological creature and try to sell Santa Claus to the company that sponsors the excavation. Cast Onni Tommila, Jorma Tommila, Tommi Korpela (also available from Shudder Canada).
SHEITAN (Director: Kim Chapiron)
On Christmas Eve, a group of men meet two beautiful girls who invite them to spend the weekend in the country where they meet Joseph, a creepy scruffy man whose pregnant wife is hidden in the house. That night, their innocent Christmas dinner turns into disruptive conversations about sex, satanic possessions, and incest. Joseph's behavior becomes increasingly unpredictable and the young friends realize that all hell is breaking loose. Cast Vincent Cassel, Olivier Barthelemy and Roxane Mesquida (also available from Shudder Canada).
1st December 2020
BRAM STOKER & # 39; S DRACULA (Director: Francis Ford Coppola)
Francis Ford Coppola is the remake of the classic and terrifying story about the devastatingly seductive Transylvanian prince who traveled from Eastern Europe to London in the 19th century in search of human love. Cast are Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins, Keanu Reeves and Tom Waits
THE LOST BOYS (Director: Joel Schumacher)
When a single mom and her two sons move to the sleepy California coastal town of Santa Clara, they discover a lot more than expected in this visually stunning mix of hip humor, horror, and rock & # 39; n & # 39; roll about the most compelling group of contemporary vampires ever Catch in the vein. The actors are Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, Jason Patric, Corey Haim and Dianne Wiest
December 2, 2020
- New Holly Gialli Christmas Collection Additions
- A blade in the dark (also available from Shudder Canada)
- Black belly of the tarantula (also available from Shudder Canada)
- The Fall of the Bloody Iris (also available from Shudder Canada)
- Chris Miller's Corruption (also available from Shudder Canada, Shudder UK and Shudder ANZ)
- Death Laid an Egg (also available from Shudder Canada)
- The editor
- The Fifth Cord (also available from Shudder Canada)
- New York Ripper (also available from Shudder Canada)
- The night Evelyn came out of the grave (also available from Shudder Canada and Shudder UK)
- The Red Queen kills seven times (also available from Shudder Canada)
- Short Night of the Glass Puppets (also available from Shudder Canada)
- Stagefright (also available from Shudder Canada)
- Torso (also available from Shudder Canada)
- Trauma (also available from Shudder Canada, Shudder UK and Shudder ANZ)
- Your Vice is a locked room (also available from Shudder Canada)
- What did you do with Solange? (Also available from Shudder Canada and Shudder UK.)
3rd December 2020
EVERYTHING FOR JACKSON
CASTLE FREAK (Director: Tate Steinsiek)
After a recently blind girl inherits a lock from her long-lost mother, she learns that her family holds dark secrets with deadly consequences. Cast Clair Catherine, Jake Horowitz, Chris Galust and Emily Sweet (also available from Shudder Canada)
Note: Castle Freak and VFW were purchased before May 2020. Shudder is no longer working with producer Cinestate on any further titles.
December 7, 2020
LEAVE THE CORPS FIR (Directors: Helene Catta, Bruno Forzani)
A hypnotically stylish fever dream thriller from the team behind Amer and The Strange Color of Your Body & # 39; s Tears. During a beautiful Mediterranean summer, Rhino and his gang steal a pot of gold. They believe they have found the perfect hiding place, until surprise guests and two police officers endanger their plan. The actors are Elina Lowensohn, Stephane Ferrara, Bernie Bonvoisin and Hervé Sogne (also available from Shudder Canada).
VFW (Director: Joe Begos)
A typical night for a group of war veterans at the local VFW turns into a struggle for survival when a young girl runs into the bar with a bag of stolen drugs. With Stephen Lang, William Sadler, Martin Kove, David Patrick Kelly, Sierra McCormick, Tom Williamson, Travis Hammer, Dora Madison, George Wendt and Fred Williamson (also available from Shudder Canada)
Note: Castle Freak and VFW were purchased before May 2020. Shudder is no longer working with producer Cinestate on any further titles.
ZOMBI CHILD (Director: Bertrand Bonello)
Renowned French filmmaker Bertrand Bonello is bringing the zombie film back to its Haitian roots. In 1962 a man is brought back from the dead to work on a sugar cane plantation. Many years later, a teenager tells her friends her family secret without realizing that it will lead either of them to commit the irreparable. Cast: Louise Labeque, Wislanda Louimat, Katiana Milfort (also available from Shudder Canada).
December 10, 2020
ELI ROTH'S HORROR STORY Season 2
December 11, 2020
JOE BOB RETT CHRISTMAS
December 14, 2020
It's hard to find a good woman (Director: Abner Pastoll)
A recently widowed young mother will go to great lengths to protect her children as she seeks the truth behind her husband's murder. Cast by Sarah Bolger, Edward Hogg and Andrew Simpson (also available from Shudder Canada).
LET'S PREY (Director: Brian O & # 39; Malley)
A man who is taken to a police station holds the darkest secrets of all. As the cops try to figure out who or what he is, they quickly discover that deadly retribution awaits anyone who gets in his way. This heavy cooler is definitely not for the easily disturbed. Cast includes Liam Cunningham, Pollyanna McIntosh and Bryan Larkin (also available from Shudder Canada).
17th December 2020
THE pale door (see above for details)
December 18, 2020
A CREEPSHOW HOLIDAY SPECIAL
December 21, 2020
LUZ: THE FLOWER OF EVIL (Director: Juan Diego Escobar Alzate)
El Señor, the leader of a small cult in the mountains, returns one day with a child to his village, which is supposed to be the new Messiah. But if only pain and destruction hit the community, El Señor will be attacked by his own followers, including his three daughters, whose burgeoning femininity has already led them to question their beliefs. LUZ: THE FLOWER OF EVIL is a mystical and terrifying fantasy folk horror film in which calm hides a simmering evil. Performers are Yuri Vargas, ConradoOsorio, Andrea Esquivel, Sharon Guzman and Jim Munoz (also available from Shudder Canada, Shudder UK and Shudder ANZ).
THE SOUL COLLECTOR (Director: Harold Holscher)
To start a new life with his young, fragmented family, the bankrupt William Ziel returns to the farm he inherited from his estranged father. Lazarus, the servant who looked after William's father in his last lonely hours, reappears shortly after the arrival of William, Sarah and adoptive daughter Mary. A supposed chance meeting between Mary and Lazarus develops into a connection between two kindred spirits. But Lazarus hides a dark secret: a demon child with an insatiable appetite for human souls … and now the target's newly discovered domesticity is at an unfathomable risk. Actors are Tshamano Sebe, Inge Beckmann and Keita Luna (also available from Shudder Canada).
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