Here are our choices for eight horror/thriller movies that will get your heart racing throughout your Tribeca experience.
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This French/Irish psychological thriller follows a woman who survives her family's bloody massacre, only to have her haunted past follow her as she tries to move on. Who's to believe her when she's telling tales of the furniture and objects in her family home becoming monstrous predators? This is an absolute original.
What happens when you throw Dr. Frankenstein, Nazis, and zombie soldiers into one steampunk package? You get director Richard Raaphorst's wild and crazy vision freaks and science and the living dead.
If the first V/H/S horror anthology scared the pants off of you ... and you liked it ... don't miss this second installment. This highly anticipated sequel to last year's horror breakout features contributions from current genre filmmaking’s leading talents, including the creators of Hobo with a Shotgun, The Raid, You’re Next, and The Blair Witch Project.
Acclaimed director Neil Jordan (The Crying Game; Interview with the Vampire) is back among the undead with this new film. Gemma Arterton (Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters) and Saoirse Ronan (Atonement; Hanna) play mother and daughter vampires who are on the run. Things complicate when Ronan falls in love with a local boy, played by X-Men: First Class's Caleb Landry Jones.
The perils of young filmmakers seeking out extreme subjects to make their mark has been an incredibly rich tradition in the horror genre. Those who seek to exploit the horrific end up victims of the horrific. So it goes with filmmakers Scott and Penny, who hope to dig into the mystery of their neighbor ... Mr. Jones.
Zoe Bell is a stuntwoman by trade, although if you've seen her in movies like Death Proof, you know she can combine her physicality with a performance that can be quite thrilling. Here, she plays a woman who gets thrown into an underground battle royale with fellow abducted women. Get ready for the women-in-prison movie to be turned on its head.
Alfred Hitchcock's legendary tale of avian terror is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and to celebrate, Tribeca Film Festival is hosting a FREE screening at the Tribeca Drive-In, at World Financial Center Plaza. Take a trip back to Bodega Bay and re-experience the terror as if for the first time.