April is bringing a bunch of stellar horror films ranging from slashers to ghosts to anthologies to neo-nazis. Check out our list below of 8 horror films releasing in April that you definitely need to see.
THE GIRL IN THE PHOTOGRAPHS- Available Now
A girl begins receiving grisly photos of murder scenes and soon becomes the target of two deranged psychopaths. This stylish slasher is, sadly, the last movie Wes Craven produced.
HUSH- Releasing April 8 (Netflix)
Directed by genre veteran Mike Flanagan, a deaf woman is tormented by a killer in her isolated home.
HARDCORE HENRY- April 8 (Theaters)
This first person POV film looks unbelievably crazy. A man wakes up without a memory, discovers he has been turned into a machine, and must rediscover his forgotten past through ass-kicking, gun fights, and explosions.
THE INVITATION- April 8 (VOD)
Years after a horrible tragedy, a group of friends are all invited to a dinner celebration. As old wounds get reopened, it becomes clear that the gathering is taking a very sinister turn.
THE FOREST- April 12 (DVD)
Starring Natalie Dormer, the film uses Japan’s real life Aokigahara Forest as the backdrop for terror. This is an actual forest near Mount Fuji which people journey to in order to commit suicide, supposedly leaving the forest full of lost souls. In the film, Dormer heads into the forest to find her missing sister, but instead encounters dark spirits.
THE GREEN ROOM April 15 (Theaters)
Starring Patrick Stewart as the bad guy, a punk rock band must battle a group of white supremacists who have taken them captive after a concert.
HOLIDAYS- April 15 (VOD)
HOLIDAYS is an awesome anthology film in which each filmmaker tackles a different holiday. The topics, directors, and approaches are heavily varied, but they all work together to create one solid and fun film experience.
KRAMPUS April 26 (VOD and DVD)
A dysfunctional family spends Christmas Eve arguing, until the mythical holiday beast known as the Krampus takes siege of their home. The group must then band together to combat the holiday monster.