Sundance 2013 Horror Movie Guide

Herner Klenthur

Sundance is currently going on till the 27th and this year it has quite a large showing for horror films. Like many of you I do not go to Sundance with the main reason being I simply can not afford it and I am a nobody amongst the press elite.

Worth noting however I am a fan just like you and happy to live on the press fringes reporting on things when and how I want. Jason from Sundance took the time to email us a list of what is happening with Sundance this year specifically with our favorite genre horror.

This year Sundance has a very impressive line up of films as usual and the horror titles are of particular interest. Below you can checkout some details on the lineup. Share with me in the comments which you are most excited for.

Hell Baby

Directors and screenwriters: Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon

An expectant couple moves into the most haunted fixer-upper in New Orleans — a house with a demonic curse. Things soon spiral out of control and only the Vatican’s elite exorcism team can save them — or can they? . Cast: Rob Corddry, Leslie Bibb, Keegan Michael Key, Riki Lindhome, Paul Scheer, Rob Huebel.

In Fear

Director: Jeremy Lovering, Screenwriter: Story by Jeremy Lovering.

Tom and Lucy are trapped in a maze of country roads with only their vehicle for protection, terrorized by an unseen tormentor exploiting their worst fears. Then they realize they’ve let the evil in. It’s sitting in their car. Cast: Alice Englert, Iain De Caestecker

Magic Magic

Director and screenwriter: Sebastián Silva

An American girl vacationing in remote Chile mentally unravels, putting herself and those around her in danger. Cast: Michael Cera, Juno Temple, Emily Browning, Catalina Sandino, Agustin Sílva


Director: Ben Wheatley, Screenwriters: Alice Lowe, Steve Oram

Chris wants to show girlfriend Tina his world, but when events conspire against the couple, their dream caravan holiday takes a very wrong turn.  Cast: Alice Lowe, Steve Oram. U.S. Premiere


Directors: Simon Barrett, Adam Wingard, Edúardo Sanchez, Gregg Hale, Timo Tjahjanto, Gareth Huw Evans, Jason Eisener

Searching for a missing student, two private investigators break into his abandoned house, which contains another collection of mysterious VHS tapes. In viewing the horrific contents of each cassette, they realize there may be terrifying motives behind the student’s disappearance. Cast: Adam Wingard, Lawrence Levine, L.C Holt, Kelsy Abbott, Hannah Hughes.

We Are What We Are

Director: Jim Mickle

The waters of a devastating storm wash up clues that lead authorities closer and closer to the cannibalistic Parker family. Cast: Bill Sage, Ambyr Childers, Julia Garner, Michael Parks, Wyatt Russell, Kelly McGillis.


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