What’s New in Horror for August 2017

Death Note – August 25 (Netflix)

Light Turner, a bright student, stumbles across a mystical notebook that has the power to kill any person whose name he writes in it. Light decides to launch a secret crusade to rid the streets of criminals. Soon, the student-turned-vigilante finds himself pursued by a famous detective known only by the alias L.

Directed by V/H/S’s (2012) Adam Wingard; starring Nat Wolff, (The Fault in Our Stars 2014), Willem Defoe (Platoon 1986) and Lakeith Standfield (Get Out 2017)

Ghost House – August 25 (VOD and Limited Theatrical Release)

A young couple goes on an adventurous vacation to Thailand only to find themselves haunted by a malevolent spirit after naively disrespecting a Ghost House.

Directed by King of Queen’s Rich Ragsdale; starring Scout Taylor-Compton (Halloween 2007), James Landry Hebert (Gangster Squad 2013) and Mark Boone Junior (Memento 2000)

PolaroidAugust 25 (In Theaters)

It has been just announced by Dimension Films that the film will not be ready by August 25th and the new release date is December 1st)

High school loner Bird Fitcher has no idea what dark secrets are tied to the mysterious Polaroid vintage camera she stumbles upon, but it doesn’t take long to discover that those who have their picture taken meet a tragic end.

Directed by Lars Klevberg in his feature film debut; starring Kathryn Prescott (Finding Carter TV series), Madelaine Petsch (Riverdale TV series) and Katie Stevens (Faking It TV series)

About Tracy Allen

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.

Check Also


Shudder Adds ‘SKINAMARINK,’ Joe Bob, More In February, 2023

Shudder is the world’s premiere horror streaming service, and you know we are big fans! …