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Updated by Amy Armstrong on Oct 11, 2018
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Halloween Movie Binge 2018

Every year, I go on a horror movie binge around Halloween. Usually, I stick with traditional favorites, but I'm sharing some of my new finds here. Most of these films are currently available on Hulu's streaming service. I try to note other services that offer them as well.

Call Me (1988)

On Hulu and Amazon Prime
Directed by Sollace Mitchell. With Patricia Charbonneau, Stephen McHattie, Boyd Gaines, Sam Freed. A journalist agrees to meet an obscene caller at a bar, and ends up witnessing a murder.

V/H/S (2012)

On Hulu. Sequel available on Netflix.
Directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, David Bruckner, Tyler Gillett. With Calvin Reeder, Lane Hughes, Adam Wingard, Hannah Fierman. When a group of misfits are hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.

Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)

Rented via Amazon Prime Video based on the Nostalgia Critic's Recommendation.
Directed by Tod Williams. With Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Molly Ephraim, David Bierend. After experiencing what they think are a series of 'break-ins', a family sets up security cameras around their home, only to realize that the events unfolding before them are more sinister than they seem.

We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)

Hulu, Included with Prime Video on Amazon
Directed by Lynne Ramsay. With Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly, Ezra Miller, Jasper Newell. Kevin's mother struggles to love her strange child, despite the increasingly dangerous things he says and does as he grows up. But Kevin is just getting started, and his final act will be beyond anything anyone imagined.

Deadly Blessing (1981)

Hulu, Included on Amazon Prime Video
Directed by Wes Craven. With Maren Jensen, Sharon Stone, Susan Buckner, Jeff East. After her husband dies under mysterious circumstances, a widow becomes increasingly paranoid of the neighboring religious community that may have diabolical plans for her.

Bad Blood (2017)

Stream on Hulu
Directed by David Pulbrook. With Xavier Samuel, Morgan Griffin, Rob MacPherson, Tess Fowler. Carrie is in love with her new fiancé Vincent, a handsome and successful author. Vincent is besotted with Carrie, she's everything he's ever dreamed of. However, he's harbouring a dark secret from his past and on top of that he's experiencing a series of strange daily occurrences. It's almost as if someone is following his every move. Who's following him? And what do they want? When Vincent asks ...

The Last House on the Left (2009)

On Hulu--HBO
Directed by Dennis Iliadis. With Garret Dillahunt, Monica Potter, Tony Goldwyn, Michael Bowen. After kidnapping and brutally assaulting two young women, a gang unknowingly finds refuge at a vacation home belonging to the parents of one of the victims: a mother and father who devise an increasingly gruesome series of revenge tactics.

Burnt Offerings (1976)

On Hulu
Maybe this movie should be called, "WTF is up with the Zinnias?"
Directed by Dan Curtis. With Karen Black, Oliver Reed, Burgess Meredith, Eileen Heckart. A family moves into an old, haunted house that regenerates itself by feeding off of the life forces of its injured occupants.

The House of the Devil (2009)

Available on Amazon Prime with a Shudder subscription.
Directed by Ti West. With Jocelin Donahue, Tom Noonan, Mary Woronov, Greta Gerwig. In 1983, financially struggling college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret, putting her life in mortal danger.