[This week in horror] CBS puts a dark spin on fairy tales; Halloween gets an orange-tinted spoof
Halloween is finally upon us horror fans! And with that comes a long list of films/tv series to look forward to this week...
...With Halloween fast approaching, there is a slew of new films, shorts, and one gloriously absurd spoof of John Carpenter's original Halloween stalking our way. Take a look below at what frights you can expect this week!
DON'T WATCH THIS (OUT NOW)
Directed by: Various
Synopsis: Five short horror films collected and presented by Netflix. More specifically, Netflix challenged the directors to deliver them the most unbearable, unwatchable films possible, hence the warning in the title.
TELL ME A STORY (10/31)
Created by: Kevin Williamson (The Scream franchise, The Faculty)
Synopsis: Re-imagines beloved fairy tales as a dark and twisted psychological thriller, set in modern day Ney York. This first season interweaves The Three Little Pigs, Little Red Riding Hood, and Jack and the Beanstalk into a tale of love, loss, greed, revenge, and murder.
Platform: CBS All Access
PRESIDNT EVIL (10/31)
Directed by: Richard Lowry (Rapture)
Synopsis: Days before the November mid-term elections, three young girls are stalked by a deranged killer dressed as the POTUS.
Platform: On Demand/Amazon
WELCOME TO MERCY (11/02)
Directed by: Tommy Bertelsen (Feed)
Synopsis: When a single mother begins to experience symptoms of stigmata, she seeks the help of a local priest and nun to help her understand what is seen and unseen.
Directed by: Matthew Holness
Synopsis: After returning to his childhood home, a disgraced children's puppeteer is forced to confront his wicked stepfather and the secrets that have tortured him his entire life.
MONSTER PARTY (11/02)
Directed by: Chris von Hoffmann (Drifter)
Synopsis: Three teenage thieves infiltrate a mansion dinner party secretly hosted by serial killer cult for the social elite.
By Matt Konopka
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