But, much like that bargain bin, there are treasures to be unearthed for the patient seeker. Luckily for you all, we are an intrepid bunch, willing to walk through the movie desert to find the occasional oasis for your replenishment. So to get you through the spookiest weekend of the year we've compiled a list of 13 horror flicks that are just sitting on Netflix, waiting to make your skin crawl.
I have always suspected that there is a reason why all of our best holidays come in the fall and winter. Days get shorter, and it's cold and wet out, and all the animals go to bed, and all the trees, like, die or whatever. Winter is a hard, shitty time of year.
Sign in. R 98 min Horror, Mystery, Thriller. When his girlfriend becomes dangerously obsessed with a ghost she contacted using an ouija board, Jim reluctantly joins forces with her ex - his own estranged childhood best friend - to identify and exorcise the evil spirit.
YouTube announced this week that it will stop running an ad for Conjuring spinoff The Nun featuring a jump scare, because the clip is apparently just way, way, way too goddamn scary for people, Variety reports. The six-second teaser opens with a black screen and the image of a MacBook volume sign lowering to mute until, all of a sudden, the ad cuts to a close-up of the titular nun letting out a scream like the freaky-ass hell demon she is. To be fair, the thing is pretty simple—it's basically the same type of video that you used to terrify your friends with in middle school, except with the nun being the surprise scare.
For a long-running series of horror games, it's amusing how funny the Resident Evil franchise often is. It was like that in the very beginning, in 's Resident Evila game that more or less invented the now popular survival horror genre that utilized scarcity to ratchet up tension: of weapons, of support, of ways to escape. But even as it found new ways for video games to be scary, it also found itself with a surfeit of camp.
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SHAEDthe alternative pop outfit that consists of Chelsea Lee and twins Max and Spencer Ernst, have dropped a galvanizing new video for "Thunder" that isn't specifically inspired by The Grudge but similarly finds power in Lee's thick tresses. Throughout the clip, her mane grows exponentially, giving her the strength to free herself from evil captors. The cinematic scene kicks off ominously with a group of mysterious suits observing Lee with disgust while she's chained to the ground.
Netflix has you covered this Halloweenso you'll never have to sit through another major network marathon again. In no particular order, these are the creepiest movies you can stream to instantly get your spook on. The wraparound plot centers around a group of thugs hired to steal a rare VHS tape located inside a seemingly abandoned, creepy house.