I am your host Doc Rotten and this is the GRUESOME GUIDE to Horror Movies for Month 2021. Back with me again are the scariest, goriest, bloodiest co-hosts on the ‘Net. Joining Doc is Vanessa, Podcasting Rock Star & International Cosplay Queen.
TRAIN TO BUSAN PRESENTS: PENINSULA – 04/01/2021
Synopsis: A zombie virus has in the last 4 years spread to all of South Korea. 4 Koreans in HK sail thru the blockade to Incheon for USD20,000,000 on a truck.
Director: Sang-ho Yeon
Writer: Sang-ho Yeon, Ryu Yong-jae
Cast: Dong-won Gang, Lee Jung-hyun, Re Lee
THE UNHOLY – 04/02/2021
Synopsis: A hearing-impaired girl is visited by the Virgin Mary and can suddenly hear, speak, and heal the sick. As people flock to witness her miracles, terrifying events unfold. Are they the work of the Virgin Mary or something much more sinister?
Director: Evan Spiliotopoulos
Writer: Evan Spiliotopoulos, based on a book by James Herbert
Cast: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Cary Elwes, Katie Aselton
THE BELIEVER – 04/02/2021
Synopsis: THE BELIEVERis the story of an out-of-work scientist facing mental deterioration who finds he may be battling his wife’s obsession with demonic activity. Lucas is an out-of-work nuclear scientist, struggles with tension in his marriage after his wife Violet mysteriously terminates her pregnancy without his consent.
Director: Shan Serafin
Writer: Shan Serafin
Cast: Sophie Kargman (‘Violet’), Aidan Bristow (‘Lucas’), Billy Zane (‘Dr. Benedict’), Susan Wilder (‘Charlotte’), Lindsey Ginter (‘Gus’), and Robbie Goldstein (‘Old Man’).
THEM – 04/09/2021
Synopsis: THEM is a limited anthology series that explores terror in America. The first season, 1950s-set COVENANT centers around a Black family who move from North Carolina to an all-white Los Angeles neighborhood during the period known as The Great Migration. The family’s idyllic home becomes ground zero where malevolent forces, next door and otherworldly, threaten to taunt, ravage and destroy them
Creator: Little Marvin w/ Lena Waithe
Writer: Little Marvin
Cast: Alison Pill, Deborah Ayorinde, Ryan Kwanten, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Dale Dickey
HELD – 04/09/2021
Synopsis: A couple’s failing marriage is put to the test when they are held hostage in an isolated vacation rental by an unseen Voice that commands their every move.
Director: Travis Cluff, Chris Lofing
Writer: Jill Awbrey
Cast: Jill Awbrey, Bart Johnson, Rez Kempton
THE BANISHING – 04/15/2021
Synopsis: The Banishing tells the story of the most haunted house in England. In the 1930s, a young reverend, his wife, and daughter move into a manor with a horrifying secret.
Director: Christopher Smith
Writer: David Beton, Ray Bogdanovich, Dean Lines
Cast: Jessica Brown Findlay, John Lynch, Sean Harris
MORTAL KOMBAT – 04/16/2021
Synopsis: MMA fighter Cole Young seeks out Earth’s greatest champions in order to stand against the enemies of Outworld in a high-stakes battle for the universe.
Director: Simon McQuoid
Writer: Greg Russo, Dave Callaham, Oren Uziel
Based on: The Video Game by Ed Boon and John Tobias
Cast: Jessica McNamee, Hiroyuki Sanada, Josh Lawson, Joe Taslim, Lewis Tan, Tadanobu Asano, Ludi Lin, Mechad Brooks
JAKOB’S WIFE – 04/16/2021
Synopsis: Anne, married to a small-town Minister, feels her life has been shrinking over the past 30 years. Encountering “The Master” brings her a new sense of power and an appetite to live bolder. However, the change comes with a heavy body count.
Director: Travis Stevens
Writer: Kathy Charles, Mark Steensland, Travis Stevens
Cast: Barbara Crampton, Larry Fessenden, Bonnie Aarons