[This week in horror] Horror television rules the weekend with the return of two popular series and a chilling witch!
We're on the home stretch here with the Halloween season (I'm sad too), and with that, there are a TON of horror releases coming our way...
...Like the title says, there is quite a bit of horror television dropping on streaming services this week, along with some interesting indie films, and one BIG title in select cities. Let's take a look at the titles that will have you bewitched this weekend:
BUTTERFLY KISSES (OUT NOW)
Directed by: Erik Kristopher Myers
Synopsis: A found footage film in which a struggling filmmaker discovers a box of tapes in his parent’s new home. The tapes depict a pair of two students who are making a disturbing documentary on a supernatural local legend, Peeping Tom. Setting out to prove the tapes are real and release the documentary as a work of his own, Gavin and the crew documenting his exploits soon discover that Peeping Tom may be more than just a legend after all.
The Dark (10/26)
Directed by: Justin P. Lange
Synopsis: An undead teenage girl befriends a blind boy that she meets in a forest she haunts and hunts in. Both have been victims of unimaginable abuse, and each finds solace in the other. There may be a chance of light at the end of their tunnel, but it will come with a body count.
Channel Zero Season 4: The Dream Door (10/26)
Created by: Nick Antosca (Hannibal TV series)
Synopsis: A newlywed couple finds a mysterious door in the basement of their home.
Platform: Syfy Channel
Castlevania Season 2 (10/26)
Written by: Warren Ellis (Red)
Synopsis: A vampire hunter fights to save a besieged city from an army of otherworldly creatures controlled by Dracula.
The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (10/26)
Created by: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Riverdale)
Synopsis: As her 16th birthday nears, Sabrina must choose between the witch world of her family and the human world of her friends. Based on the popular Archie-horror comic series.
Directed by: Luca Guadagnino (Call Me By your Name)
Synopsis: A remake of Argento's classic film in which a darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.
Platform: Limited theatrical run in Los Angeles/New York at participating theaters before it releases nationally. Check local listings.
By Matt Konopka