What’s New in Horror for August 2017

The Monster Project – August 18 (VOD and Limited Theatrical Release)

A recovering drug addict takes a job with a documentary crew who plans to interview three subjects who claim to be real life monsters.

Directed by Scary Night’s Victor Mathieu; starring Yvonne Zima (The Long Kiss Goodnight 1996), Justin Bruening (Good Behavior TV series) and Toby Hemingway (Black Swan 2010)

The Ice Cream Truck – August 18 (VOD)

Mary’s husband gets relocated for work which allows her to move back to her suburban hometown. As her family ties up loose ends back home, Mary moves into their new house all alone and….waits. Yet in this idealistic world, something seems very odd. The Ice Cream Man, a symbol of youth and good times, starts killing some of her neighbors. Mary soon learns that the suburbs are scarier in more ways than she ever remembered.

Directed by Rebound’s (2014) Megan Freels Johnston; starring Deanna Russo (Burning Love TV series), Emil Johnsen (Isolerad 2010) and John Redlinger (Nashville 2016)

The Mummy – August 22 (VOD)

Nick Morton is a soldier of fortune who plunders ancient sites for timeless artifacts and sells them to the highest bidder. When Nick and his partner come under attack in the Middle East, the ensuing battle accidentally unearths Ahmanet, a betrayed Egyptian princess who was entombed under the desert for thousands of years. With her powers constantly evolving, Morton must now stop the resurrected monster as she embarks on a furious rampage through the streets of London.

Directed by Transformers’ (2007) Alex Kurtzman; starring Tom Cruise (Mission: Impossible movie series), Russell Crowe (Gladiator 2000) and Sofia Boutella (Kingsman: The Secret Service 2014) Read our review here

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As the co-owner and Editor-in-Chief of PopHorror.com, Tracy has learned a lot about independent horror films and the people who love them. Now an approved critic for Rotten Tomatoes, she hopes the masses will follow her reviews back to PopHorror and learn more about the creativity and uniqueness of indie horror movies.

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