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An Infested Apartment, a Demon House, and a House Shark – Flash Forward Friday Forecast – 3/2/2018

Each week, the Grue Crew at Gruesome Magazine, Horror News Radio, and Decades of Horror will share the latest horror, sci-fi, and genre trailers of the week in a new column we’re calling Flash Forward Friday Forecast. Head to Gruesome Magazine each Friday afternoon for a recap of the rousing and often gory teases from the past week. In addition, join in on the fun by completing the poll at the bottom of the list to rate and rank the trailers to how excited you are for the films presented within the trailers. Let’s see what this week has to offer… and, don’t forget the survey at the bottom of the page. Have fun!

  • House Shark
  • Thoroughbreds
  • Blood Fest
  • Living Space
  • Demon House
  • Beast
  • The Amityville Murders
  • Caught
  • The Samaritans
  • Apartment 212

HOUSE SHARK

JAWS in a house!

Synopsis: You’re gonna need a bigger house! When Frank (Trey Harrison) finds his happy home under attack by a dangerous but largely unknown breed of shark, he’s enlists the aid of the world’s only “House Shark” Expert, Zachary (Michael Merchant), and a grizzled former real estate agent, Abraham (Wes Reid), to embark on a desperate quest to destroy the beast and claim back his life. It’s JAWS in a house!  From writer/director Ron Bonk (“She Kills”, “Clay”).

THOROUGHBREDS

Good Breeding Gone Bad

Synopsis: Childhood friends Lily and Amanda reconnect in suburban Connecticut after years of growing apart. Lily has turned into a polished, upper-class teenager, with a fancy boarding school on her transcript and a coveted internship on her resume; Amanda has developed a sharp wit and her own particular attitude, but all in the process of becoming a social outcast. Though they initially seem completely at odds, the pair bond over Lily’s contempt for her oppressive stepfather, Mark, and as their friendship grows, they begin to bring out one another’s most destructive tendencies. Their ambitions lead them to hire a local hustler, Tim, and take matters into their own hands to set their lives straight.

BLOOD FEST

Synopsis: Fans flock to a festival celebrating the most iconic horror movies, only to discover that the charismatic showman behind the event has a diabolical agenda. As attendees start dying off, three teenagers with more horror-film wits than real-world knowledge must band together and battle through every madman, monstrosity and terrifying scenario if they have any hope of surviving.

LIVING SPACE

His House Your Nightmare

Synopsis: A romantic holiday takes a sinister turn when Brad & Ashley’s car breaks down in the German countryside. Forced to take refuge in an isolated farmhouse they thought to be abandoned, the couple quickly learn that the house holds a dark past. Thrust into a supernatural nightmare, the pair must battle malevolent forces lead by an undead Nazi general if they wish to survive the night.

DEMON HOUSE

View At Your Own Risk

Synopsis: After buying a haunted home in Indiana over the phone, sight unseen, paranormal investigator Zak Bagans and his crew are unprepared for the demonic forces that await them at the location referred to as a “Portal to Hell.”

BEAST

Synopsis: Moll (Jessie Buckley, TABOO, WAR AND PEACE) is 27 and still living at home, stifled by the small island community around her and too beholden to her family to break away. When she meets Pascal, a free-spirited stranger, a whole new world opens up to her and she begins to feel alive for the first time, falling madly in love. Finally breaking free from her family, Moll moves in with Pascal (Johnny Flynn, CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA, LOVESICK) to start a new life. But when he is arrested as the key suspect in a series of brutal murders, she is left isolated and afraid. Choosing to stand with him against the suspicions of the community, Moll finds herself forced to make choices that will impact her life forever. 

THE AMITYVILLE MURDERS

A Haunting On Long Island

Synopsis: On the night of November 13, 1974, Ronald DeFeo, Jr. took a high-powered rifle and murdered his entire family as they slept. At his trial, DeFeo claimed that “voices” in the house commanded him to kill. Thirteen months later, the Lutz family bought the house and stayed only 28 days before fleeing in terror.

Their nightmarish ordeal shocked the world in The Amityville Horror. The Lutzes may have escaped from Amityville with their lives … but the DeFeo’s weren’t so lucky. This is their story.

CAUGHT

You Cannot Run When There’s No Escape

Synopsis: While on an afternoon walk with their children, two small town reporters notice the military camped on a hilltop. Debating the possible significance of this activity, they answer their door when two unusual strangers come knocking and find themselves held hostage in their own home. Caught stars Mickey Sumner (Frances Ha, End of the Tour, The Mend), April Pearson (Skins. Tormented, Age of Kill) Cian Barry (Dr. Foster, Nina Forever), Ruben Crow (Doctors, Austenland), David Mounfield (This is Jinsy), and newcomers Aaron Davis and baby Regan Brown.

THE SAMARITANS

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

Synopsis: The Samaritans tells the story of four co-workers who get together to finish a project at their manager’s home. They haven’t actually met face-to-face before, and they discover they have more in common than the new app they are perfecting. As they piece together their histories, they realize that each of them has a deadly secret that could reveal a way out or seal their fates.

Their pasts have provoked a vengeful force to show them the errors in their ways. The home they have been summoned to becomes their court and their prison. Can they prove that history doesn’t repeat itself? Can they redeem themselves before time runs out? Will they figure out their fateful bond before revenge has its way with them?

APARTMENT 212

Eat…Prey…Love

Synopsis: Fleeing an abusive relationship, Jennifer Conrad is a small-town girl starting over in the big city. But when she gets up in the morning to find tiny wounds on her body that weren’t there when she went to bed, her once-hopeful waking hours begin to take a horrific turn. She soon finds herself trapped in a spiral of sleep deprivation, paranoia and a paralyzing fear of the unseen, derailing her new life and even forcing her to reconsider the option of going back to her abusive but stable relationship. Her only chance is to uncover the mystery of the strange bites—a mystery that seems to spring from the vacant apartment next door and the tortured woman who once lived there. But is she ready to confront the terror within and wage a final battle for survival before the last, bloody bite is taken?

 

Doc Rotten
Editor-In-Chief / Founder / Podcast Producer at Horror News Radio
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior.

Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.
Doc Rotten
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior. Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.
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