New releases and recommendations for October 20

With blustery weather outside and Halloween right around the corner, it’s time to embrace the spooky and mix some scary movies into your weekend streaming lineup. We’ve got  you covered with everything from classic horror flicks to current big screen thrillers – don’t blame us if you have to sleep with the lights on!



Amazon Instant Video New Releases:

  • Seeking a Friend for the End of the World- Steve Carell and Keira Knightley lead an all-star cast in this clever and heartwarming comedy that explores the crazy things people do when humanity’s last days are at hand. (2012)
  • That’s My Boy- Adam Sandler returns to the big screen as Andy Samburg’s dysfunctional dad in this rowdy comedy co-starring Leighton Meester and featuring cameos from Susan Sarandon, Vanilla Ice and James Caan. (2012)
  • Chernobyl Diaries- Six tourists hire an “extreme tour” guide to take them through the abandoned city of Chernobyl and soon discover they are not alone. (2012)

Amazon Prime Instant Video New Releases:

  • Parenthood Season 1- The very large and colorful Braverman family deals with the trials and tribulations of parenthood. (2010)
  • Battlestar Galactica Season 1- The Battlestar crew is put to the test as sleep deprivation mixes with the gloomy reality of a Cylon-apocalypse. (2005)
  • Heathers- This dark ’80s cult classic comedy takes high school angst to a brutal new level. (1989)

Hulu Plus New Releases:

  • Nikita Season 3- Maggie Q stars as a beautiful and deadly rogue assassin in the third season of this action-packed crime drama. (2012)
  • Suburgatory Season 2- Tessa returns from NYC and Dalia experiences a crisis. (2012)
  • The Blob- This cult classic melds ’50s schlock sci-fi and teen delinquency pics with strong performances and ingenious special effects. (1958)

Netflix New Releases:

  • Werewolf: The Beast Among Us- When a mysterious creature terrorizes a village by moonlight, a local young man joins a team of werewolf hunters to bring it down. (2012)
  • Touch Season 1-  Trying desperately to connect with his severely autistic son, a single dad (Kiefer Sutherland) discovers that his child has peculiar gift for numbers that could unlock the mysteries at the heart of the universe. (2011)
  • Paranormal Activity 3- A malign and murderous spirit continues to dwell within a San Diego home in this second creepy sequel to 2007′s chilling Paranormal Activity. (2011)

Crackle New Releases:

  • Suit Up- College football, crisis management and stripper poles collide in an irreverent and timely pigskin-fueled dark-comedy. (2012)
  • The Crimes of the Black Cat- This Italian giallo may even shock today’s desensitized horror fans with its brutal streak. (1972)
  • The Antichrist- The Exorcist is re-imagined as a demonically creepy slice of ‘70s Italian  horror, complete with gratuitous sleaze and gory camp. (1974)

Fandor New Releases:

  • Live from Tokyo- A vivid look at Tokyo’s music culture as a reflection of Japanese society and its relation to international music (2010)
  • The Strangers Gundown- This dark Spaghetti Western with “Euro gothic” horror-movie-undertones earned an “X” rating when initially released in Italy (1974)
  • The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery- Superstar Steve McQueen stars as a shady career criminal who sets out to rob one of America’s richest banks in this 1950′s film noir classic (1959)
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  • jay

    where are the michael myers movies ?

  • gamelover

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  • Mickey

    Where can I watch dexter