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1313: Frankenqueen

A group of young men agree to act as “test subjects” for plastic surgeon , Victoria Franks. But their getaway at Victoria’s lavish Malibu mansion turns deadly, as their mad scientist hostess implements a nefarious and homicidal agenda.

Directed By: David DeCoteau

In Theaters: Sep 1, 2012 Wide RAPID HEART PICTURES LLC

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The Possession

Based on a true story, The Possession is the terrifying account of how one family must unite in order to survive the wrath of an unspeakable evil. Clyde (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and Stephanie Brenek (Kyra Sedgwick) see little cause for alarm when their youngest daughter Em becomes oddly obsessed with an antique wooden box she purchased at a yard sale . But as Em’s behavior becomes increasingly erratic, the couple fears the presence of a malevolent force in their midst, only to discover that the box was built to contain a dibbuk, a dislocated spirit that inhabits and ultimately devours its human host.

Directed By: Ole Bornedal

Written By: Leslie Gornstein

In Theaters: Aug 31, 2012 Wide Lionsgate Films

This darkly comic, genre-bending piece of gonzo journalism from international provocateur Mads Brgger rips the corroded lid off the global scheme of political corruption and exploitation happening in one of the most dangerous places on the planet : the Central African Republic. Armed with a phalanx of hidden cameras, black-market diplomatic credentials and a bleeding-edge wit, Brgger transforms himself into an outlandish caricature of a European-African consul. As he immerses himself in the life threatening underworld of nefarious bureaucrats, Brgger encounters blood diamond smuggling, bribery, and even murder — while somehow managing to crack amazing razor-sharp barbs at every step along the way.

Directed By: Mads Brügger

Written By: Maja Jul Larsen, Mads Brügger

In Theaters: Aug 29, 2012 Limited

On DVD: Oct 16, 2012 Drafthouse Films

The Day

A group of five survivors, armed with shotguns, axes and machetes, wander the back roads of a ravaged landscape looking for refuge in The Day, a terrifying look into a post-apocalyptic future. As war ravages humanity, destroying civilization and most of life on earth, the survivors realize they must do whatever it takes to stay alive. Lost, starving, and exhausted, they seek shelter in a seemingly safe abandoned farmhouse. However, while searching for food and resources, they unwittingly set off a trap signaling to their ruthless predators lying in wait to begin their deadly attack. With food and ammunition dwindling, the group must make a desperate final stand-over a 24 hour period-battling for their ultimate survival.

Directed By: Douglas Aarniokoski , Doug Aarniokoski

Written By: Luke Passmore

In Theaters: Aug 29, 2012 Limited Anchor Bay Entertainment