If you’re into short horror, the folks at ALTER have you covered. Rue Morgue wants to make sure you’re up-to-date on all of the cool stuff they have coming up, so each month we’ll be highlighting their upcoming releases. Take a look at what they have planned for July 2020:
Mommy (July 1)
Director: Rod Blackhurst
A #ShelterShort created by Blackhurst during quarantine.
Night Diner (July 3)
Director: Khaled Ridgeway
A Yelper gets more than he bargains for when he crashes a 5-star diner after hours.
Kissed (July 6)
Director: Elwood Quincy Walker
A coroner touches up the new body in the morgue, and adds a few touches of his own.
Metamorphosis (July 8 – EXCLUSIVE RELEASE)
Director: Elaine Xia
A woman in 1990s Hong Kong accidentally kills her her alcoholic husband in self-defense, and finds a unique way to dispose of the evidence
Trust Me: A Witness Account of the Goatman (July 10)
Director: Nate Ruegger
A young woman follows her boyfriend into the woods for a romantic surprise only to find something far more sinister: the legend of The Goatman.
Cloven (June 13)
Director: Mohamed Fakhro
A short horror film based on a popular Bahraini folktale.
Steve and the Dead Girl (July 15)
Director: Katlyn Aviles
A necrophiliac looks for love amongst the living.
Phototron 69 (July 17)
Director: Zach Madden
Ashton Redding, a mailroom attendant at Brev Corp, is lured into a strange bond with the Phototron 69 photocopier machine in the office. As their interactions intensify, Ashton finds himself drawn uncontrollably to the machine and thrown deeper into his newfound connection.
A Quiet Room in Walthmastow (July 20)
Director: Tiago Teixeira
When a young woman moves to a room in London, she must figure out what is behind the strange happenings in her new house share before she becomes another victim of the mysterious presence living upstairs.
Lili (July 22 – EXCLUSIVE RELEASE)
Director: Yfke van Berckelaer
A young actress’ audition grows increasingly tense with every line read in this single-take horror for the #metoo era.
Imagine a World (July 24)
Director: Joanna Tsanis
A door-to-door internet salesman refuses to leave a house until he’s made his sale.
The Outsider (July 27)
Director: Ludvig Gür
A desperate loner who has grown up with a butterfly and the Bible for company seizes his chance and makes good his escape, only to face his worst fears head-on at an all-nighter in the company of strangers.
Bricks (July 29)
Director: Neville Pierce
When a wealthy stockbroker hires a rough builder to renovate the wine cellar underneath his country house, the two men fall out with chilling consequences.
Marian (July 31)
Director: Brian Patrick Lim
Mother is a stranger.