Halloween Ends, Netflix’s new horror comedy and every new movie to watch

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Spooky season is in full swing, but that doesn’t mean your only options for movie night are spooky. Only more of them. The good news is that they look pretty good! Halloween ends is a particularly great seasonal treat, a marquee horror release airing on Peacock and hitting theaters the same weekend – everyone’s invited to Michael Myers’ party.

The best news is that the few non-scary options aren’t bad either. Action fans have a new Scott Adkins joint to devour Accident Man: The Hitman’s Vacation. And Rosalinethe ironic tale of Romeo and Juliet from the perspective of Juliette’s best friend, is wonderful counter-programming to…everything else.


Halloween ends

Where to watch: Available to stream on Peacock

Image: Universal Images

Do you know Halloween? This is the last. After this film, the holidays are over. No need to dress up anymore. No more trying to kill Jamie Lee Curtis. We’re just going to stay home on October 31 and think about beautiful things.

The Curse of Bridge Hollow

Where to watch: Available to stream on Netflix

A woman wearing a witch's hat hides behind a table next to a visibly frightened man.

Image: Frank Masi/Netflix

Marlon Wayan (white chicks) and Priah Ferguson (stranger things) Netflix family horror-comedy star The Curse of Bridge Hollow as a father and daughter who move into a haunted house and accidentally unleash a vengeful spirit that brings each of their new hometown’s Halloween decorations to life. It looks scary.

Black glasses

Where to watch: Available to stream on Shudder

A woman in red wears dark glasses and looks up at the sun, while people behind her in a park also look up, in Dark Glasses.

Image: Escape Movies

You might be tempted to dismiss this movie based on the very silly title and dark premise: an escort who’s been blindsided by a serial killer trying to kill her meets a young boy who assists her. However, there’s a big reason why you shouldn’t cancel this – it’s the first film in 10 years from the legendary Suspiria director Dario Argento.

Halloween spirit

Where to watch: Available to rent for $3.99 on Vudu, Amazon, and Apple TV

Three teenagers with shotguns walk towards the camera in Spirit Halloween.

Picture: Strike Back Studios

We’ve adapted theme park rides into movies, so how about seasonal pop-up novelty stores? The infamous chain of naked suits that haunts your old favorite pharmacy is now a horror movie. Franchises are always up and down in America.

someone borrowed

Where to watch: Available to stream on Netflix

From Netflix: To fulfill his mother’s last wish and avoid being dismissed from his position, an inflexible bachelor hires an actress to play his fiancée.

From Polygon: Sounds pretty shonen.

Rosaline

Where to watch: Available to stream on Hulu

Image: 20th Century Studios

Romeo and Juliet irreverently told from the perspective of Juliette’s best friend. Seems to be the perfect movie for those who miss Apple TV Dickinson. Remember Dickinson? It was awesome.

She goes

Where to watch: Available to stream on Shudder

An older woman is sitting on a bed with a book beside her.  A pair of candles illuminate the ceiling.

Image: IFC Midnight

A folk-horror creepfest (produced by Dario Argento! He’s back, baby!) about a woman recovering from surgery in a stately Scottish countryside mansion. Psychologically scary and perfect for those looking for something arcane.

Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, a journey, a song

Where to watch: Available to rent for $5.99 on Vudu, Amazon, and Apple TV

Leonard Cohen, dressed in a suit and tie and a nice hat, holds a guitar case.

Image: Sony Classics

This documentary tells the story of the late great poet and singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, using his most famous song as the lens through which to tell his story.

Accident Man: The Hitman’s Vacation

Where to watch: Available to purchase for $12.99 on Vudu, Amazon, and Apple TV

Scott Adkins points his finger as he sits at a bar table in Accident Man: Hitman's Holiday

Image: Samuel Goldwyn Films

This DTV Martial Arts Movie Is A 2018 Sequel injured man. The movies are a passion project for Scott Adkins, who read comics growing up. As a huge Adkins fan who didn’t like the first injured mantake it from me [ed. note: Pete Volk]: This film rules. The action scenes whip, and unlike the first, the film’s humor landed for me this time around. Add in the fact that the movie was shot on location in Malta, and it blows bigger-budget action films out of the water.

porcine

Where to watch: Available to rent for $6.99 on Amazon

A young woman wears a striped shirt and holds a statue standing in front of a beaded curtain and a piggy door.

Image: Liberation from dizziness

Sara (Laura Galán), an overweight teenager who works behind the counter at a butcher shop, is harassed by a clique of local girls. When a mysterious man stumbles upon his tormentors and murders them for him, she finds herself drawn into a life as an accomplice and apprentice of a serial killer.

Clerk III

Where to watch: Available for purchase for $14.99 on Amazon and Vudu

Jay and Silent Bob smoke a joint as long as Jay's legs in Clerks III.

Image: Lionsgate

You probably know this Clerks is about. That’s it, 15 years after the last one. That’s kind of the goal! But it’s also mostly for people who joke. Or those who would like to catch up. It’s your weekend.

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