Hey, Horror fans! Bored of the DIY pumpkin carvings and home decor? Don't worry; we've got you! This October, celebrate the spooky festival with a marathon movie night! Enjoy with your friends and family, or if you are brave enough to watch 'em all on your own, you can do it too. Get your popcorn, snacks and drinks ready for the spookiest film night ever!
A spooky fest for you
In this blog, we have rounded up some of the scariest films for you to scream and laugh together. Shall we start?
- CONJURING SERIES
One of the most popular and successful horror franchises of all time, the Conjuring series, follows the Warrens, a husband-and-wife team of paranormal investigators, as they solve various supernatural cases. They were based on real-life events, which makes them even more terrifying.
The Conjuring series consists:
- The Conjuring (2013)
- The Conjuring 2 (2016)
- The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021)
And the spin-offs:
- Annabelle (2017)
- Annabelle: Creation (2017)
- Annabelle Comes Home (2019)
- The Nun (2018)
This spine-tingling series with fans all over the world is creepy, suspenseful and not for the faint of hearts. The movies are extremely well-made, the acting is top-notch, and the special effects are truly impressive.
An edge-of-your-seat horror film; trust us, they're the perfect movies to watch with a group of friends. You'll be jumping, screaming, and laughing all at the same time. So, if you're looking for a good horror movie series, you definitely need to check out The Conjuring. You won't be disappointed!
If you're looking for a truly creepy and suspenseful film, then you should definitely check out Hereditary. This movie is definitely worth a watch if you're up for a good scare.
The movie follows the story of a family dealing with the aftermath of their matriarch's death. As they begin to grieve, they start to uncover dark secrets about their family's past that they never knew about. As they discover more and more, they realize that the secrets they're uncovering are far more sinister than they could have ever imagined.
While the movie does have some jump scares, it is mainly focused on slowly building dread and unease, keeping you on the edge of your seat. Hereditary is a slow burn of a movie, filled with suspense, scares, and truly creepy moments that will stay with you long after the credits roll.
If you're looking for the best horror movie to watch at Halloween, then Hereditary is definitely the one!
- NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS
The Nightmare Before Christmas is one of the most popular holiday movies of all time. A Tim Burton Classic, the movie features his signature dark and quirky style. With its stunning and ethereal visuals, the stop-motion animation is truly a work of art.
The film's soundtrack is full of catchy and memorable songs, like "This Is Halloween" and "Sally's Song." You'll be singing along in no time. A timeless classic that can be enjoyed by people of all ages, the Nightmare Before Christmas is a beautiful and visually arresting film.
The perfect movie to watch with the whole family this holiday season, whether you're watching it for the first time or the hundredth, it's sure to put a smile on your face!
- READY OR NOT
If you're looking for a suspenseful, entertaining horror film, Ready or Not is a must-watch.
A 2019 English-language Canadian horror film, Ready or Not, follows a young woman who must outlast a deadly game of hide-and-seek in order to save her life. Grace is about to marry Alex Le Doma, a wealthy and powerful Le Domas family member. On the night of her wedding, Grace is told that she must participate in a family tradition: a game of hide-and-seek. Grace agrees but soon realizes that this is no ordinary game. The family is hunting her for sport, and she must use all her resources to survive until morning.
A thrilling ride from start to finish, Ready or Not is an expertly crafted film with plenty of twists and turns to keep you guessing. With excellent camerawork, production design, and acting across the board, the film is a perfect selection for your Halloween binge-watch!
- HARRY POTTER
To say that the Harry Potter film is the most magical and captivating movie ever made won't be overkill. A movie that can be enjoyed by anyone, the film franchise takes you to another world altogether.
Though not scary compared to the others in this blog, the Harry Potter franchise has its fair share of witches, wizards and headless ghosts. From the moment the film starts, you'll be transported to a world of wizards, witches, magical creatures, flying broomsticks and giant spiders!
With stunning special effects, a captivating story and memorable film characters, you'll be amazed at the wizardry on display.
So whether you're a fan or not, be sure to watch the Harry Potter film franchise this Halloween for a spellbound edge-of-your-seat experience!
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