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Claustrophobia

A manufacturer feels the walls closing in on him in this new story from screenwriter/novelist Derek Haas.

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The Ballad of the Pilgrim Cat

The pilgrims have a mouse problem in this recording of a poem written by the late, great Leonard Wibberley.

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Zombisaur!

Zombie. Dinosaur. From A-list screenwriter Tim Herlihy.

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The Koban

A young woman finds a wallet in the lost-and-found with some frightening items insider in this mind-bending tale from screenwriter Danielle Wolff.

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Tybee Island

A lobster fishing crew discover more than they bargained for in their nets in this wicked tale from novelist/screenwriter Nick Santora.

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Project Manhattan

A man travels back in time to put off the development of the nuclear bomb at Los Alamos in this brain-twister from screenwriter Brett Foraker.

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Nevadastan

A woman attempts to pay off dog-nappers in this twisty crime story from author/screenwriter Matt Ward.

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Ghost Girl

A young architecture student strikes up an unlikely friendship with the girl who is haunting him in this terrific story from author Lauren Beukes.

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A Day at the Office

A high school kid talks his way through his shrink's session in this short tale from author Charles Key Bohem.

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The Art Hanger

A woman is hired to hang art in a rich man's home in this little crime firecracker from author Naben Ruthnum.

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Asterisk

An author receives some tips from a reader in this witty tale from Popcorn Fiction favorite Matthew David Brozik.

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The Pitch

A screenwriter drops off a script to an old producer in this fresh story from author Jim Shankman.

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Wayward Ranch

A couple of boys try to outpace a man hunting them down in this Western tale from author Kenneth Rosen.

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Remus

A Midwestern man bootlegs liquor and loves a woman named Imogene in this crackling historical fiction from screenwriter Les Bohem.

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What Makes a Man?

Two robots create a human long after mankind has been wiped out in this provocative tale from screenwriter Judith Lutz.

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Forbidden Fruit

The snake deals with the arrival of Adam and Eve in this witty tale from author Heidi Heimler.

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A Tattered Black Shroud

Darkness battles light and humans claw toward the surface in this apocalyptic tale from author Sheldon Woodbury.

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Should've Killed Myself in High School

A screenwriter fears the director shooting his film has ulterior motives in this psychological study from screenwriter/author Mark Wheaton.

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A Bad Feeling

A down-on-his-luck man is desperate for a meeting in this tale from screenwriter/author Derek Haas.

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The Final Interview

A job-seeker feels compelled to get everything off his chest during an interview in this clever tale from screenwriter/director Eric Heisserer.

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Burial on the Third Floor

An able-bodied man is forced into an old folks' home against his will in this psychological thriller from screenwriter Joseph Waxman.

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Stretch Marks

A young, pudgy high school student gets ripped apart in this thoughtful tale from author/screenwriter Blair Kroeber.

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Help from Above

A first-time novelist seeks a book jacket blurb from his idol in this sly story from author Matthew David Brozik.

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Family Reunion

A traveling preacher visits a small town where his past is waiting to meet him in this twisted tale from author Sheldon Woodbury.

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Capacity

A tough detective chases a lead in a sabotage case in this hard-boiled brew from author Scott Yarbrough.

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The Assumption

A superstar actor has big secrets in his past in this touch of noir from author Ralph Pezzullo.

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The Death of Buddy Finn

A reporter goes on a bit of a killing spree while dealing with personal problems in this dark story from author Michael Famiglietti.

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Cabin Pressure

A pilot has a deep problem with one of his passengers in this twisty corker from author Peter Zizzo.

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And Hell Followed Him

A preacher rides into Texas to take care of a beast that has been killing townsfolk in this supernatural western from John Patrick Nelson.

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Unearth

A professor and his student-girlfriend discover a tablet out in the desert and attempt to uncover it in this excellent story from author Hadley Griffin.

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The Set-Up

A couple have a conversation about opening a safe in this quirky story from author Matthew David Brozik.

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The VIP Club

A cruise ship security agent and a rich wife may or may not steal some jewels in this noir fiction from screenwriter Les Bohem.

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Poseidiana

A cruise ship security agent and a rich wife may or may not steal some jewels in this noir fiction from screenwriter Les Bohem.

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Maybe Meekatharra

A down-on-his-luck pugilist steps into the ring with a kangaroo in this gut punch of a short story from author Matt Burch.

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Verst 7156

American Expeditionary Forces spot a ghost train rumbling up the tracks in this terrific story from author Mike Cooper.

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Venice in the Afternoon

A man needs a little help killing himself in this funny story from author Tom Lombardi.

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Step Up

Three youths travel to Manhattan to confront the preacher who stole from their family in this muscular crime fiction from author Ralph Pezzullo.

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The Demon Forge

A professional forger is hired to find a needle in a forgery haystack in this smart story from screenwriter Mark Wheaton.

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Loarinna

A boy finds himself lost on the farm his mother never wanted in this moving story from screenwriter Denise Meyer.

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Private Psychological Investigations

A man sets up shop in a town with competition from one other person in this pulp fiction from author Naben Ruthnum.

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Holy War

A demon is released from Hell to kill an angel in this dark fiction from author Sheldon Woodbury.

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Singular: A Commander Future Story

Commander Future and his biographer Peter Underhill are back with a new round of disclosures and battles in a terrific graphic story from Drew McWeeny.

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Bread, Blood, and Candle

A woman sets off to France to interview a bridge contractor about structural damage to his renovation and ends up with a doll on her hands in this spooky tale from screenwriter Nicole Perlman.

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To Each His Own

A woman attempts to complete her last day of covert training in this nifty story from writer Scott Beggs.

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No Accounting for Taste

A guy obsessed with child abductions finds a girl out of his league in this horror story from songwriter/screenwriter Peter Zizzo.

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The Unfinished

A man is brought back from the dead for 72 hours in order to ID his killer in this fun tale from screenwriter Patrice Williams.

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Tumbleweed Apocalypse

The world is ravaged by a runaway tumbleweed in this biting tale from author Patrick Canning.

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A Black Heart

An ex-con gets out to find his former cellmate murdered in this crime tale from Danish author/artist Palle Schmidt.

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A Fine Rom-Com

A boy meets a girl and breaks his leg in this "screenplay" from acclaimed humorist Larry Doyle.

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Muck Breaks a Rule

An illiterate delivery man walks into a bad situation in this character-driven crime tale from screenwriter Ben Watkins.

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Double Penetration

A guy blackmails former porn actresses who have escaped their pasts in this tight crime story from screenwriter Matt Olmstead.

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Pusher

A man working for shady gamblers pushes people to do risky things in this thrilling story from television writer Ben Lee.

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Past Due

A woman deals with a collection agent who insists she pay her bill in this thrilling story from screenwriter/author Eric Red.

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How Smitty Smokes A Cigarette

A jilted lover makes plans to confront his girl's new boyfriend in this sharp crime tale from filmmaker/author David Accampo.

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A Gowing Concern

A few employees at the Jobber Jack attempt to spy on a suspicious customer in this great crime tale from author Matthew David Brozik.

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Hollywood Roulette

A few desperate men are exploited by Hollywood sharks in this twisted story from novelist Adam Meyer.

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Celebritocracy

A young woman can't believe her friend is getting rich as a pseudo-celebrity in this sharp tale from screenwriter Scott Murphy.

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Uncommon Pleasures

A Marquis in 18th Century France has some bizarre perversions in this dark tale from prolific Popcorn Fiction author Sheldon Woodbury.

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Protecting Your Baby Investment

Here are some tips on how to maximize your baby's potential in this hilarious essay from award-winning humorist / screenwriter Larry Doyle.

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George Peru

A man suspects a plumber is the serial killer behind the grisly deaths of families around Los Angeles in this scary tale from screenwriter Les Bohem.

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CB Chatter

A young girl hunts for the answers to how her father died in this suspense tale from screenwriter Elias Madias.

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Simultaneous

Hypnosis focuses on past lives of people of the future who haven't even lived them yet in this excellent suspense thriller from screenwriter Eric Heisserer.

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The Dead Lights

A woman finds herself 'returned' from the dead and wants to know how she got that way in this shot of zombie-noir from screenwriter Matthew Grainger.

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Billy

A woman takes action to assure her place inside Ikea is secure in this nifty crime tale from screenwriter Danielle Wolff.

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Dead Places

A female doctor on Mars has to deal with her past in this well-crafted sci-fi tale from screenwriter Irene Turner.

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Dark as Hell

A government program forces women who don't want to have babies to care for a toddler in this dark story from author Sheldon Woodbury.

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Thief Coach

An old thief enlists a young crew to help him pull off an impossible score in this crackling tale from screenwriters Grant & Ornekian.

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The Final Shot

A low-budget horror director wishes he was creating a masterpiece instead of schlock in this horror tale from writer Michael Moreci.

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Sundowning

A couple of orderlies at a retirement home find out their residents have certain "abilities" when the sun goes down in this great tale from screenwriter Craig Ugoretz.

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Blind Date

A waitress might just enlist the help of a crook in this nifty crime story from screenwriter Steve Allrich.

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Last Vegas

An illicit poker tournament where much more than money is at stake is at the center of this fantastic tale from screenwriter Eric Heisserer.

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The Channels

A young girl in an enclosed city decides to lie down naked in a street in this sci-fi story from author Naben Ruthnum.

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Gentle on My Mind

A private detective hits the road to track down a pair of fleeing lovers in this modern noir from screenwriter Matt Ward.

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Dirty Minds

A cuckolded man attempts something experimental in order to win back his wife's affection in this compelling story from author Sheldon Woodbury.

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Secrets and Laws

A paralegal catches his boss cheating on his wife, which gives him a dark idea in this piece of crime fiction from author Matthew David Brozik.

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Fight

A love-struck man takes on his rival with his fists in this sharp yarn from screenwriter Adam Henkel.

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Golden Boy

A team of thieves take down the Academy Awards in this fun romp from screenwriter/author Jacob Sager Weinstein.

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NRMF!

A tribe of creatures present offerings to a council in this great satire from screenwriter/novelist D.B. Weiss.

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DMT: The Next Part of the Trip

The smartass narrator of "DMT" is back in part two of this weird psychedelic cross-dimensional tale by screenwriter Les Bohem.

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The Invader

A young girl has an alien encounter that is anything but heartwarming in this sci-fi tale from screenwriter Eugene Son.

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See the Woman

Two LAPD cops continue to answer the same domestic disturbance call in this shot of noir fiction from master storyteller Lawrence Block.

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The Wave

A depraved former newspaper reporter is given a chance to write an obituary in this soulful story from journalist/writer Ian Mohr.

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Moving Day

Commander Future is back and his biographer gets an up close view of the enemy in this fantastic tale from screenwriter Drew McWeeny.

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Burial Arrangements

A small-time criminal looks to drop off his dad's dead body in this tight suspense story from writer Jake Hinkson.

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The Bootlegger

A bootlegger fills the void left by war rationing in this character study from television writer Jesse Zigelstein.

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The Last American

A teen-age girl does whatever it takes to survive an alien occupation in this sci-fi tale from screenwriter Eric Heisserer.

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The Enemies List

A man decides to ruin a couple of lives and might just ruin his own in this deft crime story from screenwriter Mark Wheaton.

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Buffalo Gun

A buffalo hunter has a run-in with Commanches and tries to hold on to his meat in this gripping Western from television writer Matt Ward.

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DMT

A student volunteers for scientific experiments and ends up seeing things he's not supposed to see in this scary thriller from screenwriter Les Bohem.

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Bucket List Killer Meets Dan Patrick

A killer's request to be interviewed by a famous sports commentator is granted in this odd tale from novelist Jack Walker

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A Midnight for Dying

A neighbor is in desperate need of help and the family across the street reluctantly obliges in the suspense tale "A Midnight For Dying" from screenwriter Juliet Snowden.

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Date with an Angel

A woman attempts dinner conversation with her blind date in this Valentine's Day morsel from award-winning humorist, novelist, and screenwriter Larry Doyle.

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Mother

A couple stops by Mother's apartment for dinner and get more than they bargained for in this terrifying tale from screenwriter John Brian King.

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You and Hank

Two salesmen see the dark side of Bangkok in this corker from screenwriter Darby Kealey. Oh yeah, and one of the salesmen is: you.

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Bones in a City Graveyard

A former beauty believes her life is cursed as she packs on the pounds in this shot of pulp fiction from author Sheldon Woodbury.

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Not a Poe Fan

A bookmaker's heavy haggles with a degenerate sucker who can't make his payments in this excellent crime story from top screenwriter Brian Koppelman.

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The Interview

A mysterious superhero grants an interview to a reporter and shows him exactly who and what he's fighting in this excellent tale from screenwriter/columnist Drew McWeeny.

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The Lacerations

A man can see every gash, cut, or incision to ever break the skin on anyone in this creepy, fun tale from novelist Nick Antosca.

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Impulse Kill

A small-town sheriff has trouble disposing of a dead body in this twisted tale from screenwriter/editor John Patrick Nelson

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The Impossibility of a Diaphanous History Machine

A pair of rival bomb-makers square off and might just help each other in this suspense story from best-selling author Charlie Huston.

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Hot Water

A man in the throes of a post-mid-life crisis heads west in this character study from screenwriter Stacy Chariton.

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Symmetry

A pair of partners try to scoop the competition in a race against time in this provocative story from novelist Adam Lindsley.

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The Settlement

A clever woman comes home from a bender to find a hit man waiting for her in this crime tale from popular author Sam Reaves.

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El Niño Actór

A Mexican man recounts the biggest moment of his life in this character study from screenwriter/author Alvaro Rodriguez.

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At Great Risk to My Person

The Commander of a space battleship explains his side of the story in this seriously funny sci-fi tale from screenwriter Phil Hay.

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Western Law

A newspaper writer sets the record straight on a famous trial in this Old West tale from screenwriter/novelist Derek Haas.

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(and yourself)

A man prepares a last supper for his clone in this excellent sci-fi tale from filmmaker Benjamin Meyer.

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Veronica Majeure

A contract killer gets stuck in Dublin after a job in this smart little crime piece from screenwriter Brian Helgeland.

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After the Fire

A childhood mistake looms heavy over a man in this excellent character study from author Alicia Gifford.

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Willie the Kid

A librarian helps solve people's problems in this hardboiled story from TV scribe Larry Moskowitz.

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Me (from before)

A woman deals with life after the Surge in this cool short story by screenwriter Elena Tropp.

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A Good Lie

An attorney calls men to a focus group under false pretenses in this crime tale from author Matthew David Brozik.

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Waking Up Normal

A space traveler wakes up from cryo-sleep to find his routine interrupted in this paranoid sci-fi tale from Brian Brown.

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Hoss

A natural disaster turns a woman into a modern Highwayman in this suspense story from TV writer Christine Boylan.

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Thank You for Considering My Cult

Welcome to a new cult in this funny tale by award-winning humorist Larry Doyle.

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Outsider

Life gets a little more complicated inside the "Atrium" in this gem from screenwriter Michael Gilvary.

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Alive and Well

Government agents and two illegal voyeurs take a peek inside a coffin in this fun tale from Matthew Grainger.

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Alone

A man gives up everything to be the first deep space traveler in this excellent sci-fi tale from screenwriter Denise Meyer.

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Twitcher

Two men work a dangerous job in a post-apocalyptic world in this ripping tale from Blake McCallister.

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Deserted

A man goes too far to buy a house in this spooky thriller from screenwriter Craig Ugoretz.

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A Heavy Sleep

A man longs for a comfortable bed and a bit of gravity in this sci-fi story from screenwriter Danielle Wolff.

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Hot Pussy

A self-proclaimed dog person finds himself in a tangle with a cat in this wild one from screenwriter Kyle Ward.

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Night Flight

Passengers on a plane meet something worse than terrorists in this harrowing tale from screenwriter Brett Foraker.

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Honeymoon, Part II

A new bride discovers the truth and fights back in Part 2 of this international spy-thriller from screenwriter Leslie Bohem.

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Honeymoon, Part I

In Europe, a woman is swept off her feet and thrown into a mystery in the first of a two-part thriller by screenwriter Leslie Bohem.

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Laredo

Mayhem, depravity, recklessness, and inanity collide in the border town of "Laredo," care of the twisted mind of screenwriter/editor Colin Goldman. You've been warned.

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Here I Sit, Broken-Hearted

A young man sits on a barstool and contemplates murder in this cool crime tale from celebrated author Sam Reaves.

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You'll Never Dream Again

An injured man makes money while he sleeps in this provocative story from screenwriter Justin Marks.

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Snake People

A young man goes home with an eerie couple in this horror-suspense tale from screenwriter/director John August.

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One Good Thing

A desperate accountant makes poor decisions to get out of his financial woes in this story from screenwriter Barry Schkolnick.

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Spree

A mother seeks revenge and gets way more than she bargained for in this taut thriller from screenwriter TS Faull.

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My New Black Friend

A young office worker is eager to form a new friendship in this comical story from screenwriter Mark Banker.

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The Break Up 5000

A hipster wife races her husband and father across America to spill some dirt in this droll tale from screenwriter/director Beth Schacter.

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No. Seven

A cop, who doubles as a contract killer, breaks his routine in this crime thriller from author Roger Thompson.

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The Man in the Herringbone Hat

A gambler takes an unusual bet during a long train ride in this poetic piece of popcorn fiction from acclaimed writer/director Rian Johnson.

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Tipping Point

A human hunter keeps population levels down in this sci-fi tale from screenwriter Todd Stein.

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Electric

A husband discovers extraordinary powers after a bad encounter with a soldering iron in this provocative story from screenwriter Casey McCabe.

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Pet Octopus

A petty criminal tells his tales of deals gone sour in this suspenseful and humorous story from screenwriter/showrunner Matt Olmstead.

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General Strike

A womanizer faces a novel come-uppance in this humorous tale from screenwriter Daley Haggar.

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When We Get Home

An astronaut finds himself trapped in close quarters without a friend in this thrilling sci-fi story from screenwriter Jeff Lowell.

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The Valknut

A man wakes up with an unusual tattoo and a craving for almonds in this suspense tale from screenwriter Dan Dworkin.

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Still Life

An art dealer makes the bargain of his life in this science-fiction tale from screenwriter Mark Bomback.

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Reflection

Two sides of the same story come together in this unique tale from screenwriter Michael Brandt.

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Whacking the Baby

A man goes to great lengths to get some sleep in this darkly hilarious tale from award-winning author/screenwriter Larry Doyle.

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Service Station

A secret shopper discovers a few extra secrets in this suspense story from author Matthew David Brozik.

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After the Gig

A piano player prepares himself for his next gig in this mystery from best-selling novelist Raymond Benson.

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March 6th

A famous miser begins to backslide in this sequel to a work of classic literature by screenwriter and SNL veteran Tim Herlihy.

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Gare du Nord

A taxi driver in Paris stumbles on to a criminal plot in this sharp thriller from screenwriter Mark Wheaton.

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Steam Table Blues

A high-school wise-ass learns about life between summer catering gigs in this coming-of-age story from screenwriter/playwright Craig Ugoretz.

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Eugene

An unusual police officer solves crimes with his nose and irritates his partner in this science-fiction tale from author/screenwriter Jacob Sager Weinstein.

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Unconditional

A husband and wife take parenting to a whole new level in this suspense tale from screenwriter Michael Gilvary.

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Man Versus Water

A man perspires and conspires in this ripe, imaginative tale from playwright/screenwriter Andrea Berloff.

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At Her Feet He Fell

Three lives intersect during a bank heist in this suspense thriller from Oscar-winning screenwriter Brian Helgeland.

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Tasting Menu

Two young vampires hire a specialist to provide them a sumptuous feast in this twisted tale from Patton Oswalt.

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The Good Father

A thief in a botched robbery navigates a maze of unsavory characters in this pulp story from screenwriter Les Bohem.

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Hours

A man pushes his body to the limits to save his newborn baby in this moving thriller from Eric Heisserer.

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Shake

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Lightning in a Bottle

A drummer chases a mysterious legend in this story from screenwriter/director Craig Mazin.

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A Best Friend Named Rick

A man fresh out of jail heads down a bad road in this provocative story from novelist/screenwriter Nichelle D. Tramble.

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Trust is a Club in the Hand of Someone Who Might Love You

Strangers in an apartment building are not who they seem to be in this thoughtful story from screenwriter Jeff Lowell.

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The Flying Kreisslers

Love and death under the big top in this intriguing story from top screenwriter Scott Frank.

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