5 Reasons We Love Shudder’s May 2019 Highlights!

Shudder May 2019, Eli Roth

As the scary trek continues to Halloween, Shudder teases its upcoming May 2019 slate of  must-see programming highlights. Shudder’s ever expanding library, and I definitely mean expanding, continues to add exclusive movies, new episodes, and a featured collection.

Eli Roth’s History of Horror: Uncut podcast will return to Shudder, Apple Podcasts and other platforms on Friday, May 3. This is an extended audio companion to the television series AMC Visionaries: Eli Roth’s History of Horror. The Uncut podcast offers listeners hours of never-before-heard, candid conversations between Roth and horror luminaries Stephen King, Edgar Wright, Quentin Tarantino, Diablo Cody, Bryan Fuller, Tony Todd, Catherine Hardwicke, Victor LaValle, Tippi Hedren, Bruce Campbell, Josh Hartnett, Greg Nicotero and Rob Zombie.

5) Eli Roth’s History of Horror: Uncut!

Eli Roth’s History of Horror: Uncut

Roth teases, “There’s so much there beneath the surface of a scary movie, and these interviews will entertain, inform, and help you see the genre and its creators in an entirely new light. I’m very thankful to AMC and Shudder for putting together this amazing collection, and to all the wonderful guests who gave their time to share their thoughts and one-of-a-kind stories.”

4) May 1

Bad Dreams 

The only survivor from a cult mass suicide awakens from a 13-year coma to realize that the cult leader is killing everyone around her.

Doomsday 

The deadly Reaper Virus erupts threatens the city of London, and an elite fighting unit has 48hours to find a cure in a devastated zone controlled by murderous, cannibalistic gangs. 

Fear

A 16-year-old takes up with a charming—and deadly—young man in this riveting suspense-thriller about a passionate romance that transforms into a nightmarish obsession.

The Other 

In 1935 Connecticut farm country, two twin ten-year-olds, Niles and Holland, appear to be the source of mysterious fatal accidents.

Predestination 

A Temporal Agent sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to ensure the continuation of his law enforcement career for all eternity.

3) May 6 & 9th

Stan Lee’s Lucky Man

Bloody Birthday

Three evil children embark on a killing spree to celebrate their tenth birthdays. 

The Ranger

A group of punk teens on the run from the police head to the woods, only to be terrorized by one park ranger’s brand of psychotic justice. Jenn Wexler’s bold debut is a colorful, howling slasher rejuvenation. The killer soundtrack features The Grim, the Avengers, Fang and more!

2) May 13 & 15 & 16

V/H/S/2 

From the innovative minds that brought you V/H/S comes V/H/S/2, an all-new anthology of dread, madness, and gore.

V/H/S: Viral 

This third installment of the groundbreaking V/H/S series brings horror to a twisted new level.

White God 

Unwanted, unloved and so-called “unfit” dogs rise up under a new leader, a one-time house-pet who has learned all too well from his journey through the streets that man is not always dog’s best friend.

Stan Lee’s Lucky Man, Season 3 

Based on an original idea from comic book legend Stan Lee, Lucky Man tells the story of Harry Clayton (James Nesbitt), a London cop with an ancient bracelet that appears gives him control over luck itself. In this season, the mysterious bracelets draw Harry to Hong Kong and into the path of his greatest nemesis yet.

1) May 20 & 23d

The Last Drive-In

100 Bloody Acres 

In this Aussie horror comedy, three friends are kidnapped by brothers who want to turn them into fertilizer. 

Effects 

A group of filmmakers gather in Pittsburgh to make a slasher but as filming begins and “accidents” happen, it’s clear that something isn’t right.

The Night Shifter

Stênio works the graveyard shift at the morgue of a vast, violent city. He toils all night, but he’s never alone for Stênio can talk to the dead. And they talk back. But when the whispers of the dead reveal secrets of his own life, Stênio unleashes a curse that brings forth danger and darkness!

The Last Drive-In With Joe Bob Briggs series continues Fridays at 9 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m. PT on Shudder. 

By Jorge Solis

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