Necromentia (2009)

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In “Necromentia”, four different individuals experience the wonders of Ouija boards that are tattooed unto a person’s back. This reversely narrated indie film deals with some of life’s heavy topics, such as necromancy, tattoos, going to hell, etc.


Genre:
Horror

Country:
USA

Language:
English
.

Full plot:
The reverse chronology of “Necromentia” starts out with a man named Hagen waking up on the floor in a place which is essentially hell, when a demonesque person calls his name, steps forth and explains that Hagen himself chose to come to this place. From here, 4 separate but related storylines unfold; told mostly in reverse chronological order. We see how Hagen attempts to call his deceased wife, Elizabeth, back from the dead. His experiments quickly lead to postmortem hair-loss and even though Hagen does his best to save her decaying body, while constantly talking to her without receiving answers, he becomes more and more frustrated and starts losing faith in his efforts.

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Ouija Board (2009)

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What is supposed to be a fun weekend, turns into a horror-trip when a group of friends runs over a blood soaked girl. Assuming that the worst is over, the group is terrified, when the spirit of the girl starts haunting them, turning their life into a bloody nightmare…

Genre:
Horror

Country:
UK

Language:
English

Full plot:
“Ouija Board” from 2009 is about Kerry who, after graduating from university, decides to spend the weekend with her new boyfriend Paul in a cottage located in a remote corner of the Scottish countryside to celebrate. Kerry brings along three friends; Lucy, Simon and James – against Paul’s wishes, who wanted to spend the weekend with her alone.

As they drive along never-ending rural roads through the night, Paul – the driver – slips into sleep for an instant and immediately suffers the consequences. He hits a blood soaked, young woman who is standing in the center of the road, killing her instantly. The group is shocked and an argument ensues about who is to blame for the accident. They finally decide to put the dead girl into the trunk of the car and to proceed driving.

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Credo (2008)

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Credo is a contemporary psychological horror movie exploring the shadowy side of the human mind as well as the fear of facing your deepest fears. The story takes places in London, and opens with a bunch of theology-students deciding to trial their beliefs by verifying that hell exist. All are found dead, outwardly because of suicide, after having successfully summoned a demon, and several years later, another bunch of students squat in the abandoned Catholic accommodations over the weekend after having faced eviction. This time however, something is in there with them.

Genre:
Horror

Country:
UK

Language:
English

Full plot:
‘Credo’ from 2008 starts out with an opening text describing the foundation of the original credo. During the intro sequence, the viewer hears a sound clip with two male voices talking about the concept of evil. The viewer is then taken to the local library where Alice, a student of theology, is reading alone at late. She gathers her stuff and leaves, after the librarian has claimed that she always is the last person to leave the library.

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Tempus Fugit (2008)

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When Hector Anderson, the protagonist of the 2008 film “Tempus Fugit”, finds a Ouija board on the attic, he is immediately intrigued and can’t resist to give it a try. After he succeeds to contact a mysterious spirit called “Lucille”, poltergeist activity ensues in his home and he slowly but surely becomes obsessed with the board – much to the displeasure of his wife Katie.

Genre:
Horror

Country:
USA

Language:
English

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Drive Thru (2007)

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The fast food chain “Hella-Burger” celebrates a grim business mascot they call Horny The Clown. One day, Horny has had enough. Wielding his Meat Cleaver From Hell, he begins to cut up teens in Blanca Carne, California. Things only get hornier in Orange County when 17 years old Mac Carpenter discovers some even grimmer ties linking Horny’s behavior to her own past.


Genre:
Comedy, Horror

Country:
USA

Language:
English
.

Full plot:
The carnage of ‘Drive Thru’ from 2007 starts early; with a party of wiggers getting slaughtered by a mysterious killer in a clown costume when they try to place an order at the fast food drive-in of Hella-Burger, bearing the icon “Horny The Clown”. Meanwhile, soon-to-be-18 Mackenzie “Mac” Carpenter and her boyfriend, Fisher Kent, celebrate her high-school graduation, after which they mess around with a Ouija board along with a couple of friends. They never really get serious about it, but after their friends have left and Mac and Fisher are alone, the Ouija board throws the planchette at a license plate from the car of the wiggers who got killed at Hella-Burger.

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Greetings (2007)

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“Greetings”, a UK produced horror film from 2007, begins with Cathy and Matt inviting their friends to their housewarming party. When the men decide to use Cathy’s antique table as a Ouija board against her wishes, strange activities begin to unfold in the apartment. Mysterious messages appear out of nowhere and the furniture ends up being upside down. They laugh it off and suspect one another to be joking, but soon have to learn the painful way that what they conjured up is not a laughing matter at all …


Genre:
Horror

Country:
UK

Language:
English
.

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Ouija / Seance (2007)

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A private séance involving a Ouija board is interrupted when two young women seek help from their passed-away grandma, trapping a malign paranormal entity with them in the physical world. The time has come to overcome all fears and interpersonal quarrels if they are to banish the evils they have summoned.

Genre:
Horror

Country:
Philippines

Language:
Tagalog, Filipino

Full plot:
Asian horror movie “Ouija / Seance” from 2007 sees Romina & Aileen as kids having fun on the beach together with 2 friends and a Ouija board. Out of curiosity, they call out to the “Spirit of the Glass” and while this does cause them to have a number of unexplainable experiences, their grandmother quickly intervenes at the shore and uses a special incantation to shut down the whole operation.

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Paranormal Activity (2007)

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Katie and her boyfriend Micah move into a suburban home just to find out that the entity, that has followed her since childhood, has moved in with them. Micah sets up a camera to capture the malevolent presence and so the paranormal activity begins to unfold every night..


Genre:
Horror

Country:
USA

Languages:
English
.

Prequel to:
Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)

Full Plot:
The found footage film “Paranormal Activity” from 2007 is about Katie and Micah, a young couple, who move into a house located in the suburbs of San Diego, California. Katie has been haunted by a ghost since early childhood and reveals to Micah that she suspects the ghost to have followed her into their new home. Micah is highly curious about the entity and decides to purchase a camera in order to catch some evidence of their invisible guest. He sets up a tripod and the camera in their bedroom upstairs and lets it record over night.

Dr. Fredrichs, a psychic, who visits them on request by Katie, claims that a demon has attached itself to her and it’s main goal is to cause her torment, as it survives on negative energy. Dr. Fredrichs warns the couple to not attempt communication with the entity on their own, but rather get in contact with Dr. Averies, who is a demonologist and therefore more qualified to deal with the entity.

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Exorcism: The Possession of Gail Bowers (2006)

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An experienced priest specializing in exorcisms and demonology has turned away from the church after a disastrous event in which a failed exorcism led to a homicidal demon ultimately killing its victim. The same priest is now summoned by a desperate family to save a young woman who seems to be possessed by the very same demon, daring him to exorcise her. Gathering the bits and pieces of his broken faith, he accepts the demon’s challenge, fearing that he must make the ultimate sacrifice to save the girl…


Genre:
Horror

Country:
USA

Language:
English

Full plot:
Budget horror film “Exorcism: The Possession of Gail Bowers” from 2006 begins with a priest, Father Thomas Bates, wrestling with a demonically possessed person, however seemingly without any positive results. The demon ultimately kills the possessed person and renders Bates blind on both eyes.  

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Left in Darkness (2006)

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Celia hates her birthdays as it is connected to her mother dying during her birth. For her 21st birthday she wants to break her depression by attending a party at a frat house. What she doesn’t know is that she will soon enter another world, a world full of demons who are out to devour her soul…


Genre:
Horror

Country:
USA

Language:
English
.

Full Plot:
“Left in Darkness”, an otherwordly horror movie from the year 2006, is about Celia, whose mother has died while giving birth to her. After being abandonded by her alcoholic father, her grandparents took her in. Celia frequently visited the grave of her mother since childhood. During one of those visits, she almost got run over by a car and was saved in the last moment by the spirit of a boy named „Donovan“, who she considers her guardian angel from then on.

Due to the death of her mother being connected to her birthday, she has a hard time celebrating it every year.

When her 21st birthday comes along, Celia is a college student, her loving grandfather has died and she no longer feels the presence of her guardian angel. In an attempt to get over the grief she feels over her birthday, she agrees to go to a frat party with her roommate Justine.

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