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What’s New in Horror for August 2017

Is it August already? This summer is just flying by. Between the heat, the bugs and the fact that Halloween is still months away, summertime can make even the most hardcore horror fan wilt. But don’t despair! August may be hot, but that only means that there’s some hot new horror titles coming out this month. Check it out!

Yes, I realize that there’s only three movies on a page, so you have to keep clicking to get to the next set. But if I tried to load all of these trailers onto one page, it would take forever to load for you guys. It’s irritating either way.

Alien: Covenant – August 1 (VOD)

Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, members of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think to be an uncharted paradise. While there, they meet David, the synthetic survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition. The mysterious world soon turns dark and dangerous when a hostile alien life-form forces the crew into a deadly fight for survival.

Directed by Alien‘s (1979) Ridley Scott; starring Michael Fassbender (X-Men movie series), Katherine Waterston (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2016), Billy Crudup (Almost Famous 2000) See our review here

Alien: Reign of Man – August 1 (VOD)

Stranded on a distant planet, a team must fight aliens and activate a machine meant to restore Earth to a time before its downfall.

Directed by The Elf’s (2017) Justin Price; starring Deanna Grace Congo (Dark Moon Rising 2015), Torrei Hart (American Bad Boy 2015), Khu (Dark Moon Rising 2015)

Volumes of Blood: Horror Stories – August 1 (VOD)

A couple plans to purchase an old home, but would like one last tour before the closing. They’re guided around the estate by a creepy realtor that may have more in store than they bargained for. Searching floor by floor, they begin to discover the remnants of its sordid and terrifying past… A popular 80’s franchise gets a modern upgrade, but at what price? On Halloween night a teen left home alone meets a trick or treater that wants more than just candy. A door to door insurance salesman makes a Thanksgiving house call with monstrous consequences. Andrew and Sara are happily married and plan on spending some quality time together, but something sinister has other plans for their evening. Carol’s Christmas Eve turns into a fight for survival when a vengeful stranger isn’t feeling the holiday spirit. Lastly, a birthday party turns bloody when some unexpected guests drop by at the wrong time. Seven interwoven tales of terror, how many stories does your house have?

Directed by various directors; starring Nathan Thomas Milliner (The Confession of Fred Krueger 2015), Jim O’Rear (Deimosimine 2017), Moses Moseley (The Walking Dead TV series) See our review here

About Tracy Allen

Hiding out in the lonely Quiet Corner in Northeastern Connecticut, Tracy Allen has been an avid horror movie since she was a young girl. Growing up in the '80s, Tracy has lived through many a change in musical stylings and movie trends, and uses that history to come up with as many colorful, well-rounded reviews as possible.

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