Halloween is the season for thrill-seekers, but selecting the perfect spooky movie can be a daunting task, especially if you’ve exhausted the classics. Luckily, this year has graced us with a collection of fresh horror flicks, guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat and perhaps give you a few sleepless nights.
5. Sinister Secrets Unleashed: ‘Sister Death’ Haunts Netflix in 2023
In the 2023 horror movie lineup, Netflix takes the spotlight with the spine-chilling “Sister Death.” Directed by the master of horror, Paco Plaza, this Spanish film serves as a prequel to his 2017 hit, “Verónica.” The plot revolves around a nun named Narcisa, brought to life by Aria Bedmar, on a mission to educate young girls in a school. However, as the story unfolds, unforeseen events weave an intricate tapestry of suspense and horror. For those in search of international and non-American spooky tales this Halloween, “Sister Death” stands as a must-watch thriller, guaranteed to send shivers down your spine.
4. Reviving Horror History: ‘The Exorcist: Believer
Not content with breathing new life into one iconic horror franchise, director David Gordon Green, known for his work on the 2018 Halloween reboot, is at it again. This time, he’s taken on the challenge of crafting a sequel to the legendary 1973 classic, ‘The Exorcist.’ With the backing of Blumhouse, the film, titled ‘The Exorcist: Believer,’ has already graced the theaters. The story unfolds with Leslie Odom Jr. in a role where he seeks help for a child in the grip of possession. Adding to the intrigue, the original star of ‘The Exorcist,’ Ellen Burstyn, makes a triumphant return. Get ready for a haunting experience that keeps the spirit of the original alive.
3. The Nun 2: A Frightening Chapter in the ‘Conjuring’ Saga
In the ninth installment of the ‘Conjuring’ series, titled ‘The Nun 2,’ the paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren take us on another spine-tingling journey. Sister Irene, portrayed by Taissa Farmiga, is summoned to confront the malevolent Valak, brought chillingly to life by Bonnie Aarons. This time, Valak’s sinister presence roams through Europe in a relentless pursuit of a powerful sacred artifact. Brace yourself for a sleepless night of terror, making ‘The Nun 2’ a Halloween must-watch.
2. Unlock the Horror: ‘Five Nights At Freddy’s’ Finally Hits the Big Screen
After almost a decade in the making, the film adaptation of ‘Five Nights At Freddy’s’ is set to make a chilling debut in 2023, taking fans by surprise. This long-anticipated movie draws inspiration from the beloved video game of the same name. The story revolves around a nighttime employee at Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza, a children’s eatery that may remind you of Chuck E. Cheese’s. As the game’s narrative unfolds, the animatronic mascots within the restaurant spring to life, posing a deadly threat to anyone found inside after the stroke of midnight. Brace yourself for the big screen adaptation of this fan-favorite horror experience.
1. Time-Travel Terror: ‘Totally Killer’ Unleashes Laughter and Chills
In 2023, get ready for a thrilling horror experience with ‘Totally Killer,’ a film produced by Jason Blum and the renowned Blumhouse. The story unfolds as Kiernan Shipka takes on the role of a daughter embarking on a time-travel journey, determined to join forces with her younger mother, portrayed by Olivia Holt. Their mission: to thwart the enigmatic Sweet Sixteen Killer. Under the direction of Nahnatchka Khan, this horror-comedy introduces a talented cast, including Julie Bowen and Randall Park. For a dose of laughter and chills, horror enthusiasts can catch ‘Totally Killer’ on Amazon Prime Video.