Adoration (2019) Available June 29

Young lovers are on the run in the final film of Fabrice du Welz’s Ardennes trilogy (Calvaire, Alleluia). An official selection of Fantastic Fest, the film follows shy 12-year old Paul who lives near a psychiatric institute. After an encounter with a patient there, the troubled yet beautiful Gloria, he becomes infatuated and vows to protect her. Insisting the doctors are holding her hostage for an inheritance, the two escape and wreak havoc across the French countryside. A potent combination of violent thriller and romantic sexual awakening, du Welz masterfully captures the teenage intensity of ‘amour fou’ pairing perfectly with Manuel Dacosse’s sumptuous 16mm photography.

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Night Terror (aka Night Drive) (1977) Available June 29

TV legend Valerie Harper (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rhoda) stars in this mesmerizing thriller about a terrorized motorist. Carol (Harper) learns that her son has been hospitalized and is in serious condition several hundred miles away. Her husband (Michael Tolan, All That Jazz) is out of town and cannot be reached, desperate to be with her son, she’s forced to start out alone on the long, barren drive from Phoenix to Denver. Very late at night and almost out of gas in an unfamiliar area, Carol notices a highway patrolman ticketing a speeding motorist, as she approaches them for directions to the nearest gas station, the officer is suddenly shot by the motorist. Carol in panic, drives off in terror―but not before the killer has seen her. The nerve-jangling events that follow are the tale of Carol’s frantic efforts to reach help―before she’s the killer’s next victim. Night Terror also-known-as Night Drive was stylishly directed by television veteran E.W. Swackhamer (The Dain Curse) and features a stellar cast that includes Richard Romanus (Mean Streets), Nicolas Pryor (Risky Business), John Quade (Every Which Way but Loose), Quinn Cummings (The Goodbye Girl) and Dinah Manoff (Grease).

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Everybody Gets Stabbed (2020) (HNN Presents) Available June 29

Clive likes Lauren. Lauren has no idea. Desmond is in love with Clive. Clive has no idea. Lauren and her boyfriend Tom love each other very much. Clive doesn’t like Tom, because Clive was the one who put in all the friend coins and wasn’t rewarded with a relationship. So, with Desmond’s help, Clive decides to start killing all of their friends and blame it on Tom, and then maybe Lauren will realize she really loves Clive. And maybe if they hang out together Clive will fall in love with Desmond. It’s not the greatest of plans. And they’re not the greatest of murderers. But they’re going to give it a red hot go, because mediocre men always rise to the top. Everybody Gets Stabbed is a very dark comedy exploring the subject of toxic masculinity, sexism, and a whole host of other issues.

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Horror History: Friday, June 27, 2003: 28 Days Later was released in theaters

Hailed as the most frightening film since The Exorcist, acclaimed Director Danny Boyle’s visionary take on zombie horror “isn’t just scary…it’s absolutely terrifying” (Access Hollywood).

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Horror History: Tuesday, June 27, 1995: Leprechaun 3 was released direct-to-video

He’s back! The Leprechaun is on the loose again, this time trying his luck in Las Vegas. The terror begins when a young, college student (Scott) gives a beautiful magician’s assistant a lift into town. Once in Vegas, Scott can’t resist taking a turn at the roulette wheel. He has a run of bad luck and loses all his money. To win it back he decides to pawn his Rolex watch.

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Horror History: Saturday, June 27, 1992: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “On a Deadman’s Chest” premiered

Season 4 Episode 3

A rock star (Yul Vazquez) gets an unwanted chest tattoo from a mysterious artist (Heavy D) of his guitarist’s wife that he hates (Tia Carrere), which seems to have a life of its own and won’t go away even after he murders the object of his hatred.

Also starring Sherrie Rose as the rock star’s groupie, with special appearances by musicians Gregg Allman(as the club owner), Rudy Sarzo (uncredited as Exorcist’s bass player), and Steve Jones (as Exorcist’s roadie).

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Horror History: Saturday, June 27, 1992: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “This’ll Kill Ya” premiered

Season 4 Episode 2

A scientist (Dylan McDermott) decides to get revenge when he suspects that his own lab partners (Sonia Braga and Cleavon Little) have double-crossed him by purposely injecting him with a deadly experimental virus cell with no antidote.

Note: This was Cleavon Little’s final acting performance. He died four months after this episode aired.

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Horror History: Saturday, June 27, 1992: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “None but the Lonely Heart” premiered

Season 4 Episode 1

A con man (Treat Williams) finds a new wealthy widow (Frances Sternhagen) excited to have his company, but it seems that someone is on to him as he soon gets a series of notes warning him to stop on what he’s doing or else risk facing the dire consequences. Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard makes a cameo appearance as the gravedigger.

Tom Hanks, who directed this episode, also makes a cameo appearance as the video dating service owner.

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Horror History: Thursday, June 27, 1991: The Pit and the Pendulum was released in theaters

In the quest to save souls, the Spanish Inquisition will stop at nothing and knows no boundaries for evil. Under the direction of Torquemada (LANCE HENRIKSEN – “Alien,” “Pumpkinhead,” “Millennium”) the Grand Inquisitor of Spain, Maria, a young baker’s wife, is falsely accused of witchcraft and dragged before the Inquisition and the Cardinal (OLIVER REED – “Gladiator,” “Three Musketeers”). Torquemada is enchanted by Maria’s beauty and subjects her husband Antonio to heinous tortures hoping to prove that his own desires for her are a result of her magic, that she has “bewitched him.” With the help of Esmeralda, Maria’s cellmate and confessed witch, Maria must find the power to save Antonio from Torquemada’s ultimate machine of torture: the inevitable, razor sharp PENDULUM poised over the inescapable PIT of hell.

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