Vampires vs The Bronx

A comedy horror directed by Osmany Rodriguez and written by Osmany Rodriguez and Blaise Hemingway, the film is styled like a B grade movie, giving it edgy humour.

A group of teenagers are forced to protect their neighbourhood in the Bronx when a gathering of vampires invades.

It stars Jaden Michael, Gerald W. Jones III, and Gregory Diaz IV. The film is available on Netflix, it was released on October 2nd.

The Haunting Of Bly Manor

After an au pair’s tragic death, a young American nanny is hired to care for an orphaned niece and nephew who reside at Bly Manor with the chef Owen, groundskeeper Jamie and housekeeper, Mrs Grose. Created by Mike Flanagan, the horror/drama series by Netflix is loosely based on Henry James’s 1898 novella The Turn of the Screw and is set in the 1980s. It is the follow-up series to The Haunting of Hill House and the second entry in The Haunting anthology series. Released on October 9th, it is now available for viewing with a lot of reviews and explanations about the show also available for those extra details.

A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting

Recruited by a secret society of babysitters, a high school student battles the Boogeyman and his monsters when they capture the boy she’s caring for on Halloween. Starring Tom Felton as The Grand Guignol, this exciting fantasy film is rated PG and due for release on the 15th October, USA time.

Paranormal

Not officially landing in October, Paranormal is a wildly popular story about Refaat Ismail, a cynical hematology professor with a dark sense of humour. The Arabic-language series is the first Egyptian Original series from Netflix and was announced in May 2020. It will be released in its entirety on November 5th.

Ismail’s scientific conviction is challenged when he begins to experience paranormal activity, along with his colleague Maggie, they enter a paranormal/supernatural world. The story is based on the best selling thriller novel series with the same name by Ahmed Khaled Tawfik.

Interview With The Vampire

Written in the 1970s by Anne Rice, the novel was turned into a film in 1994. Starring Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt and Kirsten Dunst, the film is true to the book. Where the notion of being an eternal entity seems romantic, it has some fascinating ideas as the cost of that eternal youth, never growing old or aging is explored. The film is a horror buff essential viewing and shouldn’t be viewed as merely horror but rather the topics it is tackling. It is available in most countries on Netflix.

Hubie Halloween

Starring Adam Sandler and written by Adam Sandler with Tim Herily, this comedy horror is fun to watch and a pleasant surprise to the Netflix lineup for scary October. The story follows Hubie Dubois works as a delicatessen worker in Salem, Massachusetts. Hubie is ridiculed by the entire city for being weird and timorous, and is the butt of many practical jokes. Hubie spends his time during Halloween monitoring the city as the official Halloween Helper.

Want More?

Netflix has gone all out for Spooky October. With a vast lineup of original releases for the streaming platform, they also have a dedicated horror section for those that want to binge on all things scary. Check out the Netflix preview below to get your Netflix and Chills fix for October.