Time to take a look at what another of our favourite streamers has planned as 2024 gets underway. Our friends at Shudder have announced plans for their full lineup of February movies and shows, just in time for us to get our post-holiday watchlist in order.
February has two very cool original exclusives wit the release of Dario Argento: Panico, a look in to the work of one of horror’s true legends. Whilst the other exclusive, History of Evil finds America turned it into a theocratic police state.
Here’s a look at the original and exclusive films set to debut in February:
Shudder Original & Exclusive Films
Dario Argento: Panico – Shudder Original Film
Streaming Exclusively on Friday 2 February
In the secluded ambience of hotel rooms, Dario Argento crafted his greatest cinematic creations, seeking solace from the outside world to delve into his nightmares. Now, he finds himself in a hotel room to return to the very setting that ignited his creative fervor to conclude his latest script and participate in an intimate interview, all while being followed by a film crew documenting his life for a movie about his illustrious career.
History of Evil – Shudder Original Film
Streaming Exclusively on Shudder Friday 23 February
In the near future, war and corruption have plagued America and turned it into a theocratic police state. Against the oppression, ordinary citizens have formed a group called The Resistance. One such member, Alegre Dyer, breaks out of political prison and reunites with her husband Ron and daughter Daria. On the run from the militia, the family takes shelter in a remote safe house. But their journey is far from over, as the house’s dark past begins to eat away at Ron, and his earnest desire to keep his family safe is overtaken by something much more sinister. Starring Paul Wesley (The Vampire Diaries) and Jackie Cruz (Orange is the New Black).
NEW ADDITIONS TO SHUDDER’S FILM LIBRARY
A coffin-dragging gunslinger and a prostitute become embroiled in a bitter feud between a Klan of Southern racists and a band of Mexican Revolutionaries.
An archaeologist opens an Egyptian tomb and accidentally releases an evil spirit. His young daughter becomes possessed by the freed entity and upon arrival back in New York, the gory murders begin.
New York Ripper
A burned-out New York police detective teams up with a college psychoanalyst to track down a vicious serial killer randomly stalking and killing various young women around the city.
Who Saw Her Die?
With a four-year gap after the murder of a young girl, the daughter of a well-known sculptor is discovered dead. Her parents conduct an investigation only to discover they are way out of their depth.
Sorority House Massacre
College student Beth and her sorority sisters are stalked by an escaped psychopathic killer who shares a strange telepathic link with her.
Day of the Dead (1985)
As the world is overrun by zombies, a group of scientists and military personnel sheltering in an underground bunker in Florida must determine how they should deal with the undead horde.
Megalomaniac questions the invisible line between victim and executioner and how it is crossed. A film about the weight of patriarchy and the illusion of Manichaeism.
A lone warrior nicknamed Deathstalker is sent by a witch on a quest to find a sword, a chalice, and an amulet, two of which are held by the wicked king and sorcerer, Munkar.
In this parody of the sword and sorcery films, a princess is a deposed by an evil sorcerer. She enlists the aid of Deathstalker to battle the forces of evil, including a clone of the princess, and win back her kingdom.
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