Psychological

Psychological

If you fancy those thrills and twists that make you think and mess with your head and the red herrings and rug-pulls that will leave you questioning everything you’ve just seen and desperate to know where this is going, then it’s time to get PSYCHOLOGICAL.

An all-star lineup features thrillers from the likes of Dennis Villeneuve (‘Dune’), Richard Kelly (‘The Box’), Lars von Trier (‘Nymphomaniac’), Takashi Miike (‘One Missed Call’), Lynne Ramsay (‘You Were Never Really Here’) and Olivier Assayas (‘Personal Shopper’), as well as new cult mind-messer-uppers you may not have gotten around to watching yet like ‘The Bloodhound’, ‘The Deeper You Dig’, ‘The Dead Center’, ‘Threshold’ and ‘Empathy Inc.’.

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  • Dementer

    2021 ・ United States ・ Directed by Chad Crawford Kinkle

    Acclaimed director of indie horror hit Jug Face (aka The Pit), Chad Crawford Kinkle, returns with Dementer, a psychological horror-thriller branded as “an unexpected gem” (Pophorror.com) and "an impressionistic, poetic occult-horror film" ...

  • Landmine Goes Click

    Three American tourists are crossing a desolated landscape of European Georgia. But that seems to be a minor threat compared to the nightmarish happenings that the afternoon will bring on... What happens when an emotionally toxic threesome becomes a cruelly dangerous foursome? Does this landmine ...

  • The Stylist

    Obsession gets a makeover in The Stylist, a deliciously twisted slice of female-led psychological horror, nominated for the New Visions Award for Best Motion Picture at the 2020 Sitges International Film Festival and based on co-writer/director Jill Gevargizian’s award-winning short film of the s...

  • Audition

    One of the most notorious J-horror films ever made, Takashi Miike’s Audition exploded onto the festival circuit at the turn of the century to a chorus of awards and praise. The film would catapult Miike to the international scene and pave the way for such other genre delights as Ichii the Killer ...

  • The Dead Center

    When a very dead suicide victim (Jeremy Childs, 'Preacher', 'Nashville') disappears from the morgue, it sets in motion a chain of events that has the power to immolate everything, and everyone, it touches. Troubled psychiatrist Daniel Forrester (Shane Carruth, 'Primer', 'Upstream Color') is drawn...

  • We Need to Talk About Kevin

    A suspenseful and gripping psychological thriller, Lynne Ramsay's WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN explores the fractious relationship between a mother and her evil son. Tilda Swinton, in a bracing, tour-de-force performance, plays the mother, Eva, as she contends for years with the increasing malevol...

  • The Ghoul

    Chris is a homicide detective called to London to investigate a strange double murder. Both victims appear to have continued moving towards their assailant despite multiple gunshots to the face and chest. On a hunch, and with the help of an old colleague Chris decides to go undercover as a patien...

  • The Deeper You Dig

    2019 • United States • Directed by John Adams and Toby Poser

    Themes of family, loss and survival intersect on the thin line that separates the living from the dead in 'The Deeper You Dig', the latest feature written, directed by and starring filmmaking family the Adams Family ('Knuckle Jack', 'R...

  • The Changeling

    1980 • Canada • Directed by Peter Medak

    A Manhattan composer is consumed by grief after his wife and daughter are killed in a shocking accident. But when he moves to a secluded Victorian mansion, he will find himself haunted by a paranormal entity that may unleash an even more disturbing secret....

  • Patrick

    1978 • Australia • Directed by Richard Franklin

    Robert Thompson (THIRST) stars as a comatose killer seemingly unresponsive in a small private hospital. But when a hot new nurse begins to question his condition, Patrick will unleash a waking nightmare of psychokinetic carnage.

  • The Bloodhound

    First-time feature director Patrick Picard brings a fresh take to one of the best-known stories from the master of mystery and the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher, in his new slow-burner horror-thriller The Bloodhound, a hauntingly atmospheric tale described by The Holly...

  • Threshold

    2020 • United States • Directed by Powell Robinson & Patrick Robert Young

    When a phone call from out of the blue brings Leo (Joey Millin) back into contact with his sister, Virginia (Madison West), long estranged from her family due to years of drug abuse, he arrives to find her alone in a bare...

  • Empathy, Inc.

    2018 • United States • Directed by Yedidya Gorsetman

    After a multimillion-dollar deal goes bust, disgraced venture capitalist Joel (Zack Robidas, 'Succession') and his actress wife Jessica (Kathy Searle, 'The Good Guy') are forced to move in with her overbearing parents and try and start their l...

  • The Premonition

    Beyond The Power Of An Exorcist. The mid-1970s saw the rise in popularity of films centring on the subject of parapsychology, led by Carrie – Brian De Palma’s classic tale of telekinetic terror. Precognition, or future sight, would be the topic under exploration in Robert Allen Schnitzer’s contri...

  • What Have You Done To Solange?

    From director Massimo Dallamano, cinematographer on both A Fistful of Dollars and For a Few Dollars More, comes giallo classic What Have You Done to Solange?, the debut feature of actress Camille Keaton (I Spit on Your Grave). A sexually sadistic killer is preying on the girls of St. Mary’s Catho...

  • Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I have the Key

    Loosely based on Edgar Allan Poe’s classic tale “The Black Cat”, Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key, from director Sergio Martino (Torso), weaves the key motifs from Poe’s gothic yarn into one of the most sensual films from the Golden era of giallo. Luigi Pistilli (Milano Calibro ...

  • Cold Light of Day

    February, 1983. Detectives are called to a residential address in the London suburbs following reports that the drains have been clogged by human remains. One of the property’s residents, Dennis Nilsen – a mild-mannered and unassuming civil servant – is brought in for questioning, leading to the ...

  • The Hatred

    An orphaned young girl conjures an executed soldier back from the dead and together they deliver hell in the Blackfoot territory of the late 1800's.

  • The Fifth Cord

    The success of Dario Argento's 'The Bird with the Crystal Plumage' ushered in a host of imitators, seeking to capitalise on this new, modern take on the giallo thriller. Many were highly derivative, but a number nonetheless rose above the crowd thanks to skilful execution and a willingness to exp...

  • Tenderness of the Wolves

    Haarmann is a fascinating, repulsive figure. Using his status as a police informant to procure his victims, he dismembers their bodies after death and sells the flesh to restaurants, dumping the remainder out of sight.

  • Death Has Blue Eyes

    1976 · Greece · Directed by Nico Mastorakis

    Death Has Blue Eyes is a gripping paranormal action thriller with shades of giallo from the director of the cult classic video nasty Island of Death (1976). When local gigolo Chess (Chris Nomikos) greets his vacationing friend Bob Kovalski (Peter Winte...

  • The Forbidden Photos of a Lady Above Suspicion

    Before the influence of Dario Argento's 'The Bird with the Crystal Plumage' permeated every corner of the giallo genre, another strain of these distinctive Italian thrillers enjoyed considerable success. These "melodrama gialli", heavily inspired by Clouzot's 'Les diaboliques', relied less on gra...

  • Savage Three

    1975 • Italy • Directed by Vittorio Salerno

    By day, Ovidio (Joe Dallesandro, The Climber) and his two friends work at a data center. After work, they blow off steam by committing random acts of savage violence, swiftly graduating from sparking a riot at a football game to vehicle theft, rape and...

  • Dream Demon

    A young bride-to-be's anxieties over her upcoming wedding take on a horrifying, demonic form in this underseen 1988 'rubber reality' shocker from director/co-writer Harley Cokeliss ('Black Moon Rising'), starring Timothy Spall and Jemma Redgrave. As her marriage to decorated war hero Oliver draws...