THE LAST DRIVE-IN WITH JOE BOB BRIGGS: “DINNERS OF DEATH” — Thursday, November 22
Joe Bob Briggs is back, just in time to save you from having to talk politics with your family on Thanksgiving Day. Feast on a selection of “deadly dinner” films hand-picked by the world’s foremost (and possibly only) drive-in movie critic, kicking off with Joe Bob’s all-time favorite drive-in classic, which he’ll be presenting for the first time in more than thirty years of TV horror hosting.
NEW SERIES STAN LEE’S LUCKY MAN, season 1 – available Thursday, November 1
Based on an original idea from comic book legend Stan Lee, Lucky Man tells the story of Harry Clayton (James Nesbitt), a cop from Central London’s notorious Murder Squad. Harry is down on his luck; his wife (Eve Best) and child have left him due to his gambling habit, his boss thinks he’s in league with the devil, and he has a huge debt to an infamous underworld crime boss who is threatening his life. A chance meeting with a mysterious woman who gives him an ancient bracelet changes everything—it appears to give Harry control over luck itself, but at what cost? What is luck anyway, and is one man’s luck always another’s misfortune? Harry Clayton is about to find out.
A SHUDDER ORIGINAL SERIES AMC’S VISIONARIES: JAMES CAMERON’S STORY OF SCIENCE FICTION — available Thursday, November 8
Award-winning writer, director and producer James Cameron explores science fiction’s roots and futuristic vision through interviews with Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Ridley Scott, Christopher Nolan, among many others.
DEADWAX, A SHUDDER ORIGINAL SHORT-FORM SERIES – available Thursday, November 15
Etta (Hannah Gross), an audiophile and rare vinyl record dealer, is hired to find the only existing print of a notorious record that kills whoever listens to it. When Etta comes across Perry (Evan Gamble), a police officer afflicted by the record, she discovers that hearing even a single note can cause insanity. In order to survive the job, she must race to unravel the deadly record’s otherworldly origins. Created and directed by filmmaker, acclaimed sound designer and electronic musician Graham Reznick.
FEATURED CURATED COLLECTION
ALL HAIL ARGENTO – available Tuesday, November 1
Revel on the sumptuous style and eye-popping gore of Italian horror legend Dario Argento with five films directed by the maestro — Deep Red (1975), Inferno (1980), Tenebrae (1982), Phenomena (1985) and The Stendhal Syndrome (1996)— plus two more Argento co-wrote and produced: Lamberto Bava’s Demons (1985) and Demons 2 (1986)
ADDITIONAL TITLES COMING IN NOVEMBER
8MM (1999, Joel Schumacher) A reel of eight-millimeter film turns a private investigator’s (Nicolas Cage’s) life upside down.
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover (1990, Peter Greenaway) At a crime boss’ (Michael Gambon) favorite restaurant, every night is filled with decadence and gluttony. But when his wife (Helen Mirren) enlists the chef’s aid in her affair with a fellow diner, they unleash a shocking torrent of sex, food, murder and revenge.
The Crow (1994, Alex Proyas) A young musician and his fiancée are murdered on the eve of their Halloween wedding. One year later, a mysterious crow raises him from the grave to seek out his killers.
Hellboy (2004, Guillermo del Toro) Born in the flames of hell during World War II, half-demon Hellboy (Ron Perlman) becomes an unlikely champion of good, battling evil forces that threaten our world.
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997, Jim Gillespie) Four teenagers (Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Freddie Prinze, Jr.) are haunted by the terrible secret they share.
Snake Eyes (1998, Brian De Palma) When an assassination turns a star-studded prizefight into a crime scene, a flamboyant Atlantic City detective (Nicolas Cage) must uncover the shattering truth.
Quay Brothers’ Shorts — Encounter the work of two of the world’s most original filmmakers, identical twins Stephen and Timothy Quay. The pair have been creating spellbinding, inventive works of puppetry and stop-motion animation for more than 30 years.
Umbilical World (2017, David Firth) A new compilation of the creepy, darkly funny works of independent animator David Firth (Salad Fingers).
Amsterdamned (1988, Dick Maas) Down in the murky depths of Amsterdam’s famous canals lurks a murderous predator. As the bodies begin to pile up and mass hysteria envelopes the city, Detective Eric Visser is assigned to head the investigation.
Liquid Sky (1983, Slava Tsukerman) In this ‘80s tripped-out cult classic, a fashion model with dreams of stardom encounters invisible aliens who have landed in New York in search of heroin.
The Lift (1985, Dick Mass) There is something very wrong with the elevator in a stylish office high-rise – passengers end up dead! When repairman Felix investigates the faulty deathtrap, he uncovers a dark power has gained control of the elevator for its own evil design.