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  • Alien: Covenant
  • Alien: Covenant (R)

    After the baffling Prometheus (2012), director Ridley Scott goes back to basics for this second installment of his new Alien trilogy: despite a few remnants of the earlier film's obscure genesis story, most of the action in Covenant plays like an elaboration on the original Alien (1979). more...
  • Anguish (R)

    Directed by Bigas Luna, this Spanish cult item (1987) involves a film within the film—starring Zelda Rubinstein as a telepathic woman and Michael Lerner as the grown son she launches on a murder spree—that begins to drive its audience members crazy. more...
  • Annabelle: Creation
  • Annabelle: Creation (R)

    Part of the franchise built around James Wan's horror hit The Conjuring (2013), this feature tells the origin story of the evil doll from Annabelle (2014), a movie it surpasses in craft and narrative coherence. more...
  • Antichrist

    This grueling 2009 psychodrama by Lars von Trier (Dogville, Breaking the Waves) is the sort of movie that dares you not to take it seriously—it's dedicated to the Soviet metaphysical filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky, and the end credits cite research assistants in theology, mythology, misogyny, and the horror movie. more...
  • Antiviral (R)

    Directed by Brandon Cronenberg (yes, the son of David), this indie horror item centers on a clinic that draws viruses from celebrities and sells them to their fans. more...
  • The Apparition (PG-13)

    This horror movie from Warner Bros. is nothing special, but it's nice to see a modest genre entertainment buoyed by a major studio's resources. more...