2017 is hopeful for horror and here is five horror movies that are not remakes or sequels, and ones I am looking forward to in 2017.
Three friends head to the seafront for a drunken weekend, only to be imprisoned on the top floor of their holiday apartment by a malevolent paranormal force. The Snare, directed by C.A. Cooper, is scheduled for a US release on the 6th January 2017.
THE BYE BYE MAN
Directed by Stacy Title, The Bye Bye Man see’s friends stumble upon the horrific origins of a mysterious figure. The friends must try to save each other, all the while keeping The Bye Bye Man’s existence a secret to save others from the same deadly fate. Scheduled for release in the UK & US 13th January 2017.
THE DARK TAPES
Directed by Michael McQuown, The Dark Tapes is a genre-defying mixture of horror, sci-fi, myth, mystery and thrills told as four interlocking tales in one intelligent anthology. Ghosts, spirits, creatures, demons and more from the paranormal world collide with rational curiosity. Scheduled for a US release in Spring, date TBA.
If you’ve seen the trailer you’ll already be anticipating the release of Get Out, directed by Jordan Peele. Get Out sees a young African American man visit his Caucasian girlfriend’s cursed family estate. Scheduled for release on the 24th February 2017 in the US, and the 17th March 2017 in the UK.
Directed by Gerald Rascionato, Cage Dive, revolves around three friends, filming an audition tape for an extreme reality game show and take part in shark cage diving. Their recording soon turns into a blood chilling diary of survival and death. There is no current date but Cage Dive is said to be released in the US & UK in 2017.