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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Today in Movie History: What to Watch - July 8th, 2020 - "The Ward," "Fantastic Four," "Night Watch," More


Everyone is looking for a fun way to root out movies you might not have seen ever or recently. A way I keep things fresh is by looking at what films came out on this day in history. The list I've compiled here are some of the ones that stood out to me. If you're looking for a more extensive list, definitely check out Cinefania. It's a Spanish website, but they list out daily most of the big movies released day by day. Just bookmark and you'll never run out of suggestions on what to watch. Check out my list and their trailers after the jump.


The Ward (2010)

In John Carpenter's last directorial effort, Kristen wakes to find herself bruised, drugged and held against her will in a remote ward of a psychiatric hospital. Other patients, four equally troubled girls, and Kristen quickly realize things are not as they seem - and that they are not alone.

Watch it here.


The Descent (2005)

A year after a severe emotional trauma, Sarah (Shauna Macdonald) goes to North Carolina to spend some time exploring caves with her friends; after descending underground, the women find strange cave paintings and evidence of an earlier expedition, then learn they are not alone: Underground predators inhabit the crevasses, and they have a taste for human flesh.

Watch it here.


Fantastic Four (2005)

Scientist Reed Richards (Ioan Gruffudd) persuades his arrogant former classmate, Victor von Doom (Julian McMahon), to fund his experiments with cosmic energy. On von Doom's space station, the crew -- including astronaut Ben Grimm (Michael Chiklis), researcher Sue Storm (Jessica Alba) and pilot Johnny Storm (Chris Evans) -- are exposed to a mysterious cosmic storm that bestows super powers upon them. As they cope with their transformations, von Doom vows his revenge.

Watch it here.



Phantasm II (1988)

Years after surviving his encounter with the sinister Tall Man (Angus Scrimm), Mike Pearson (James LeGros), now a mental patient, still has nightmares about the evil gaunt mortician. Upon being released from the institution, Mike and his friend Reggie (Reggie Bannister) set out to track down the Tall Man and end his murderous and macabre practices. Also involved is Liz Reynolds (Paula Irvine), a pretty young woman who has a psychic connection to both Mike and the Tall Man.

Watch it here.

Night Watch (2004)


Hundreds of years ago there was a battle between the Warriors of Light and the evil Warriors of Darkness. Realizing that they were evenly matched, the two sides agreed to a truce. The fragile peace between good and evil is kept in place by two groups: the Day Watch and the Night Watch, each monitoring the opposing side. Now Night Watch member Anton Gorodetsky (Konstantin Khabensky) finds himself at the center of a prophecy that may mark the end of the delicate balance between the two sides.

Watch it here.

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