Mama (2013)

Director: Andy Muschietti

Actors: Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Isabelle Nélisse, Daniel Kash, Morgan McGarry, Jane Moffat, Megan Charpentier

Five years after vanishing in the woods, two young girls are returned to their uncle and his girlfriend, who try to give the now-feral girls a loving home. However, after tragedy strikes, it becomes apparent that the girls did not return alone.

XX (2017)

Directors: Jovanka Vuckovic, Annie Clark, Roxanne Benjamin, Karyn Kusama

Actors: Melanie Lynskey, Natalie Brown, Christina Kirk, Kyle Allen, Breeda Wool, Peyton Kennedy

An anthology of four short stories, all directed by women. In The Box, a child suddenly and completely loses his appetite. In The Birthday Party, a woman struggles to prepare for her daughter’s party after a disturbing discovery. In Don’t Fall, a group of four friends camp in the wrong place. In Her Only Living Son, we see an alternate future to a classic horror story.

Don’t Breathe (2016)

Director: Fede Álvarez

Actors: Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto, Stephen Lang

Three young thieves break into the house of a blind man, hoping to get their hands on money he won in a lawsuit. They soon find things won’t go as easily as they hoped.

It Comes At Night (2017)

Director: Trey Edward Shults

Actors: Joel Edgarton, Carmen Ejogo, Riley Keough, Christopher Abbott, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Griffin Faulkner, David Pendleton

A small family faces personal tragedy in a post-apocalyptic world, and soon after must decide how to live with the strangers who have found their home.

Annabelle: Creation (2017)

Director: David F. Sandberg

Actors: Anthony LaPaglia, Miranda Otto, Stephanie Sigman, Lulu Wilson, Talitha Bateman

Annabelle: Creation is a prequel to Annabelle, though it can be enjoyed without seeing the latter.

12 years after a terrible personal tragedy, the Mullins couple opens their home to a group of orphans. A strange place becomes even stranger after one of the girls enters a forbidden room and rouses an evil that’s been locked away.