Halloween in Australia is a form of odd vacation. Some love it (me!), and others don’t perceive the purpose.
No matter your stance on Halloween, nevertheless, it’s clear that a great deal of folks in Australia do love a very good scare. And the spooky season is quick approaching whether or not you prefer it or not. So, for that cause, Netflix Australia has introduced its Netflix and Chills schedule to assist get you within the temper for a Halloween fright evening.
From chilling movies to haunting reveals that’ll go away you glued to the sofa, Netflix has pulled collectively fairly the scare session for its Aussie audiences.
Right here’s the whole Netflix Australia schedule for Halloween
Netflix has posted its listing of scary titles launching in time for the spooky season. Beginning in September and working throughout to Halloween, right here’s what you possibly can take a look at.
— Netflix ANZ (@NetflixANZ) September 7, 2022
We’ve rounded up a number of the highlights from Netflix’s Halloween slate for you under.
Synopses are supplied by Netflix.
Mr. Harrigan’s Telephone
One other story by our horror overlord Stephen King is making its approach to the display screen with Mr Harrigan’s Telephone.
When Craig, a younger boy dwelling in a small city (Jaeden Martell), befriends Mr. Harrigan, an older reclusive billionaire (Donald Sutherland), the 2 start to kind an unlikely bond over their love of books and studying. However when Mr. Harrigan sadly passes away, Craig discovers that not every part is useless and gone and surprisingly finds himself capable of talk along with his buddy from the grave by his iPhone. This supernatural coming-of-age story reveals that sure connections are by no means misplaced. Primarily based on the quick story by Stephen King.
Launch date: October 5
The Midnight Membership
The newest collection from Netflix horror aficionado Mike Flanagan, The Midnight Club, delves into YA territory and we’re very a lot right here for it.
At a hospice with a mysterious historical past, the eight members of the Midnight Membership meet every evening at midnight to inform sinister tales — and to search for indicators of the supernatural from the past. Primarily based on the artistic work of bestselling writer Christopher Pike, this new horror collection comes from Mike Flanagan, Trevor Macy’s Intrepid Footage (The Haunting of Hill Home, Midnight Mass) and Leah Fong.
Launch date: October 7
The College For Good and Evil
This A-list adaptation of the favored guide collection stars Charlize Theron, Kerry Washington, Laurence Fishburne and Michelle Yeoh, simply to call a couple of, making it one of the anticipated movies coming our approach on Netflix.
Finest buddies Sophie and Agatha discover themselves on opposing sides of an epic battle after they’re swept away into an enchanted faculty the place aspiring heroes and villains are educated to guard the steadiness between Good and Evil. Primarily based on the epic worldwide bestselling collection by Soman Chainani.
Launch date: October 19
Guillermo Del Toro’s Cupboard of Curiosities
If there’s one man who is aware of horror, it’s GDT. The acclaimed director has curated this collection of anthology tales particularly for Netflix that’s certain to scratch the itch of all types of horror followers.
In Cupboard of Curiosities, acclaimed Academy Award–profitable filmmaker and creator, government producer and co-showrunner Guillermo del Toro has curated a group of unprecedented and genre-defining tales meant to problem our conventional notions of horror. From macabre to magical, gothic to grotesque or classically creepy, these eight equally subtle and sinister tales (together with two unique tales by del Toro) are delivered to life by a workforce of writers and administrators personally chosen by del Toro.
Launch date: October 25
The Good Nurse
Whereas not a strict horror perse, The Good Nurse, starring Eddie Redmayne and Jessica Chastain, does seem like a gripping trip.
Suspicious that her colleague is accountable for a collection of mysterious affected person deaths, a nurse dangers her personal life to uncover the reality on this gripping thriller based mostly on true occasions.
Launch date: October 26
Netflix is but to announce the discharge date for its The Addams’ Household spin-off Wednesday, however we will presume it can drop in time to capitalise on the Halloween season.
The collection is a sleuthing, supernaturally infused thriller charting Wednesday Addams’ years as a scholar at Nevermore Academy, the place she makes an attempt to grasp her rising psychic potential, thwart a monstrous killing spree that has terrorized the native city, and clear up the homicide thriller that embroiled her dad and mom 25 years in the past — all whereas navigating her new and really tangled relationships at Nevermore.
Launch date: October TBC
What else are you able to watch on Netflix for Halloween?
Along with these new titles, Netflix is already house to some basic and unique horrors which might be certain to swimsuit any type of Halloween film evening.
For those who’d like a listing of our recommendations, take a look at a number of the best horror titles on Netflix right now, or in case you’re extra about suspense, here are some of the best thrillers.
We’ve additionally rounded up a number of the greatest spooky motion pictures on all Aussie streaming companies, which you can check out here.
And there you may have it, people. A fairly strong scare session in case you ask us.
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