It’s only two weeks away in 2022 and this week is already a HUGE week for the horror genre, with the all new Scream film bringing Ghostface back to theaters this next Friday.
But the return of Ghostface is not all we have to look forward to this week …
Here are all the new horror movies featured between January 10-16, 2022!
Three independent horror films kick off the week on Tuesday, January 11, the first of which is The Legend of La Llorona, yet another version of the “Weeping Woman” ghost story.
How is this one different? To start, Danny trejo stars!
As a director Patricia harris seeleythe film of La Llorona…
“A malicious spirit thirsty for revenge, stalks a young family visiting Mexico. Andrew, Carly and their son Danny travel to a secluded hacienda in Mexico for a well-deserved vacation. As they enter town, signs of missing children set an ominous tone. The family learns the legend of “La Llorona”, the evil spirit of a distraught mother who hides near the water’s edge and frightens anyone who sees her.
“La Llorona torments the family mercilessly, snatching Danny away and trapping him in a hell between the living and the dead. Aided by the ingenious cab driver Jorge (Danny Trejo), the family runs to save their only child, navigating the countryside. Menacingly held by menacing cartel thugs. Gaining strength and power and leaving a path of death and destruction in its wake, La Llorona is seemingly unstoppable. But a secret from Carly’s past may provide an opportunity to finally defeat the spirit.
You can watch the official trailer below.
Tuesday also brings us back to Amityville for Amityville Uprising, the latest in a long, long line of horror films that have nothing to do with reality Amityville Horror franchise.
This one just happens to be an Amityville zombie movie!
In the film, “A chemical explosion at a military base triggers a supernatural disaster. As a sergeant. Dash tries to keep the peace at the local police station, the explosion sets off a toxic acid rain that dissolves the flesh of anyone trapped in it. Worse yet, he resuscitates the dead and attacks the living. Can Dash and fellow officer Nina Rossi find out who is friend and foe, repel attacks, and defend their colleagues until the savage cataclysm subsides? “
The final release on Tuesday January 11 is Old strangers, written and directed by Nick Gregorio. Ted Evans, Madeleine Humphries, Colton Eschief Mastro and Andy Riesmeyer are the stars.
In the film, “Three friends reconnect in a remote mountain town after long 40s. While hiking, the trio stumble upon something dark and terrible in the deep woods.
You will find it on VOD points of sale. Watch the trailer below.
Moving on to Friday January 14, the big release of the week is of course Scream by Radio Silence directors (Ready or Not), a sequel inherited from the four films in the franchise.
Expect our review right here on Bloody Disgusting this Wednesday!
The film crew this time includes directors Matt Bettinelli Olpin & Tyler Gillet, as well as executive producer Chad Villella, the three members of the group of directors Radio silence (Ready or not, V / H / S, southbound). In the new movie …
“Twenty-five years after a series of brutal murders shocked the peaceful town of Woodsboro, a new killer donned the Ghostface mask and begins targeting a group of teenagers to resurrect the secrets of the town’s murderous past.”
Dylan minnette (Goose bumps), Mason Gooding (Let it snow), Kyle galler (Ghosts of war), Jasmine from Savoie Brown (“Love and Mikey madison (Once upon a time in hollywood) join a set that also includes Neve campbell like Sidney Prescott, David Arquette and Courteney Cox who will return as Dewey Riley and Gale Weathers, along with new cast members Jack quaid (“The boys”), Melissa Barrera (“In the heights”) and Jenna ortega (“You”). Marley Shelton also comes back as Scream 4 Assistant character Judy Hicks.
James vanderbilt (Murder Mystery, Zodiac, The Amazing Spider-Man) and Guy Busick (Ready or not, Castle Rock) wrote the screenplay. Michel Go served as an editor for the film.
Also on Friday, the discovery + streaming service celebrates the return of Scream with “Screaming: the real story, A new special that reveals the reality behind the film franchise.
The latest installment in discovery + ‘s “Shock Docs” series delves into the so – called “real roots” – the gruesome story of serial killer Danny Rolling, aka The Gainesville Ripper.
Launched on Friday, January 14, 2022, the docu-special – through a groundbreaking paranormal investigation, archive media, and expert interviews – takes a closer look at the alleged evil forces involved and whether Rolling’s mind is still in hiding. in the dark.
Preview Scream-special theme below.
For families and young audiences, part four Hotel Transylvania: Transformania (read our review) hits Amazon Prime Video this Friday, and it’s billed as the latest installment in the animated franchise that focuses on adorable versions of classic monsters.
In the latest installment of the franchise, “Drac and the Pack are back, like you’ve never seen them before in Hotel Transylvania: Transformania. Track down your favorite monsters for an all-new adventure that presents Drac with his most terrifying task yet. When Van Helsing’s mysterious invention, the “Monsterfication Ray,” goes haywire, Drac and his monster friends are all transformed into humans, and Johnny becomes a monster! In their new mismatched bodies, Drac, stripped of his powers, and an exuberant, monster-loving Johnny, must team up and travel the world for a cure before it’s too late and before they get together. drive mad. With help from Mavis and the hilarious, human Drac Pack, the heat is on to find a way to recover before their transformations become permanent.
The characteristics of the vocal ensemble Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kathryn Hahn, Keegan-Michael Key, Steve Buscemi, David Spade, Jim Gaffigan, Fran Drescher, and Brian Hull.
Netflix is also bringing a new horror to the table on Friday, with the all-new original series. “Archives 81” premiered January 14. Especially, James wan exec produced this one.
The series is inspired by the Found Images podcast of the same name.
“When Archivist Dan Turner (Mamoudou Athié) takes on a mysterious job of restoring a damaged 1994 videotape collection, he finds himself piecing together the work of documentary filmmaker Melody Pendras (Dina shihabi) and his investigation of a dangerous sect. As Dan is drawn into Melody’s story, he becomes convinced that he can save her from the terrifying end she met 25 years ago.
Marc Sollinger and Daniel powell created the podcast and co-produced the series. Director of “Stranger Things” Rebecca thomas completed half of the first season.
From Gravitas Ventures, the independent horror film Free fall also arrives on VOD on Friday. Free fall is about a suicidal young woman who has to deal with an authoritarian husband.
Adam stilwell (The Triangle, The Observation, Vacation) directed the film which features Shawn ashmore (Frozen, The Ruins), Andrea Londo, and Jane badler.
Check out the trailer below, which weirdly begins with music by… Candy?!
The latest novelty this Friday is Stoker Hills, which will arrive in limited theaters and on VOD platforms on January 14, 2022 via Screen Media.
Tony todd appears in Stoker Hills, seen in the trailer below.
The film is set in the isolated town of Stoker Hills, where three students who are making a horror film find themselves trapped in their worst nightmare. Their only hope for survival lies in two detectives who find the camera they left in the woods.
The week ends with the return of The CW’s “Horror stories in two sentences”, With the brand new episodes of Season 3 airing on The CW on Sunday, January 16, 2022.
“Two Sentence Horror Stories” is a critically acclaimed psychological horror anthology series featuring a different horror sub-genre in each episode.
Designed to subvert classic horror tropes by centering ordinary people and diverse and intersectional perspectives, the half-hour series taps into universal primal fears while addressing the provocative social and cultural issues that exist in our world. modern society.