SHUDDER Australia & New Zealand OCTOBER Release Schedule – with Trailers

‘Scare Me’ / ‘Raw’ / ‘Re-Animator’

Here’s what will be released on horror, thriller and supernatural-focused streaming service SHUDDER Australia and New Zealand during the month of October!

Select titles also available on Shudder US, Canada and UK as noted.

SHUDDER’S HALLOWEEN HOTLINE

EVERY SATURDAY IN OCTOBER FROM 5-6AM AEST/6-7AM AEDT/8-9AM NDST

For the second year, Shudder’s head curator, Samuel Zimmerman, will be offering callers live, personalized picks for what to watch every Friday in October. Movie lovers from around the world are invited to call Sam (via a new number to be announced) Fridays from 3-4pm ET, share their mood or taste, and from that information, Sam will use his horror knowledge to select films from Shudder’s vast library for them.

1 October

SCARE ME (Director: Josh Ruben)

Sundance 2020 Official Selection. During a power outage, two strangers tell scary stories. The more Fred and Fanny commit to their tales, the more the stories come to life in the dark of a Catskills cabin. The horrors of reality manifest when Fred confronts his ultimate fear: Fanny may be the better storyteller. Starring Aya Cash, Josh Ruben and Chris Redd. A SHUDDER ORIGINAL. (Also available on Shudder US, Shudder Canada and Shudder UK)

2020’s ALL-NEW GHOUL LOG 

Halloween’s answer to the Christmas Yule Log, the Ghoul Log is: a 24/7 streaming jack-o’-lantern (available on demand as al Shudder TV feed ‘round the clock) that offers the perfect ambience for all your Halloween festivities. This year’s edition has been lovingly crafted by a fan-favorite filmmaker who knows a thing or two about the holiday. Visit Shudder October 1 for the big reveal… (Also available on Shudder US, Shudder Canada and Shudder UK)

6 October

BEYOND THE GATES (Director: Jackson Stewart)

‘80s VHS nostalgia becomes deadly in this clever chiller about two brothers who reunite when their father vanishes. While cleaning out pop’s video store, Gordon and John find a VHS game featuring a creepy hostess who reveals that dad is trapped inside. The siblings’ disbelief turns to horror when they learn that in order to free dad, they’ll have to sacrifice some of their loved ones. Starring Barbara Crampton. Graham Skipper, Chase Williamson, Brea Grant

STAKE LAND (Director: Jim Mickle)

A vampire epidemic has swept across what is left of the nation’s abandoned towns and cities, and it’s up to Mister, a death dealing, rogue vampire hunter, to get Martin, a teen unskilled in the ways of survival, safely north to Canada, the continent’s New Eden. Contains strong language, violence and gore. Starring Connor Paolo, Nick Damici, Kelly McGillis, Michael Cerveris and Danielle Harris

8 October

THE CLEANSING HOUR (Director: Damien LeVeck)

Max and Drew are millennial entrepreneurs who’ve made themselves famous with a webcast they created called “The Cleansing Hour,” which streams live exorcisms. The catch? Each ceremony is elaborately staged to look real in order to dupe their global audience—until today, when today’s subject, Drew’s fiancé, actually turns out to be possessed. Starring Ryan Guzman, Kyle Gallner, Alix Angelis.  A SHUDDER ORIGINAL. (Also available on Shudder US, Shudder Canada and Shudder UK)

13 October 

THE HALLOW (Director: Colin Hardy)

When a London-based conservationist is sent to Ireland with his wife and infant child to survey an area of forest believed to be hallowed ground by superstitious locals, his actions unwittingly disturb a horde of demonic creatures who prey upon the lost. Starring Joseph Mawle, Bojana Novakovic, Michael McElhatton, Michael Smiley

MOHAWK (Director: Ted Geoghegan)

After a member of her tribe sets an American soldiers’ camp ablaze, a young female Mohawk finds herself pursued by a ruthless band of renegades bent on revenge. Fleeing deep into the woods, Mohawk youths Oak and Calvin confront the bloodthirsty Colonel Holt and his soldiers. As the Americans seem to close in from all sides, the trio must summon every resource, both real and supernatural, as the brutal attack escalates. Starring Kaniehtiio Horn, Ezra Buzzington, Eamon Farren (Also available on Shudder US)

RAW (Director: Julia Ducournau)

A first year veterinary student develops strange, carnal cravings after a hazing ritual involving raw meat. Starring Garance Marillier, Ella Rumpf, Rabah Nait Oufella

RAZORBACK (Director: Russell Mulcahy)

Somewhere deep in the Australian outback, there’s a marauding, indestructible creature that can rip a man in half and destroy a homestead in seconds. This giant freak of nature is nine hundred pounds of tusk and muscle—and it is hell bent on terrorizing the small isolated community of “Gamulla,” a town as violent and primitive as the beast that threatens it. Starring Gregory Harrison, Arkie Whiteley, Bill Kerr.

15 October

THE MORTUARY COLLECTION (Director: Ryan Spindell)

A young drifter applies for a job at the local mortuary and meets an eccentric mortician who chronicles the strange history of the town through a series of twisted tales, each more terrifying than the last. Starring Clancy Brown, Caitlin Custer, Barak Hardley, Christine Kilmer and Jacob Elordi.  A SHUDDER ORIGINAL. (Also available on Shudder US, Shudder Canada and Shudder UK)

20 October

THE BROOD (Director: David Cronenberg)

Dr. Hal Raglan experiments with “Psychoplasmics,” a radical therapy designed to release pent-up emotions in his patients. He keeps his best and brightest patient, ex-wife Nola, in isolation. But as she successfully vents her rage and expels her demons during the sessions, a series of brutal murders occur outside the institute. Starring Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar, Art Hindle

LONG WEEKEND (Director: Colin Eggleston)

Attempting to resurrect their failing marriage, Peter and Marcia set out on a camping trip to a deserted stretch of the Australian coastline. They trample through the countryside, carelessly scattering their rubbish and shooting anything that moves. Their callous disregard for the environment soon becomes apparent when the animals start to seek vengeance. Starring John Hargreaves, Briony Behets

RE-ANIMATOR (Director: Stuart Gordon)

Herbert West has just enrolled at a new school after an attempt to revive a former professor went very wrong. Convinced he’s on the verge of a breakthrough, West sneaks into the morgue and revives a corpse, and that’s where the terror—and comedy—begins. 35 years later, this cult classic remains essential viewing for any horror fan. Starring Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton.

22 October

32 MALASANA STREET (Directed by Alberto Pintó)

It’s 1976. The Olmedo family has left the countryside for a new life in Madrid. But their new home becomes a house of horrors in this hit supernatural thriller based on actual paranormal events. Starring Begoña Vargas, Iván Marcos, Bea Segura, Sergio Castellanos, José Luis de Madariaga, Iván Renedo, Javier Botet.  A SHUDDER EXCLUSIVE. (Also available on Shudder US, Shudder Canada and Shudder UK)

26 October

THE CREEPSHOW HALLOWEEN SPECIAL

Though Greg Nicotero and his team are hard at work shooting season 2 (coming in 2021), they’ve crafted a fully animated Creepshow special for us just in time for Halloween, featuring two tales to die for:

 

“Survivor Type,” based on the short story by Stephen King and adapted by Nicotero, stars Kiefer Sutherland (24, Designated Survivor) as a man determined to stay alive alone on a deserted island no matter what the cost.

 

“Twittering from the Circus of the Dead,” based on the short story by Joe Hill and adapted by Melanie Dale, stars Joey King (The Kissing Booth, The Act) as a teen whose family road trip includes a visit to the gravest show on earth. (Also available on Shudder US, Shudder Canada and Shudder UK)

October 27

THE INVITATION (Director: Karyn Kusama)

Will shows up to a dinner party hosted by his ex-wife Eden and new husband David. The estranged divorcees’ tragic past haunts an equally eerie present; amid Eden’s suspicious behavior and her mysterious house guests, Will becomes convinced that his invitation was extended with a hidden agenda. Starring Logan Marshall-Green, Tammy Blanchard, John Carroll Lynch, Michiel Huisman

SUSPIRIA (Director: Dario Argento)

A young American ballet student who arrives at a prestigious European dance academy is confronted by a series of bizarre and horrific deaths. Starring Jessica Harper

 

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