This is Halloween: 31 more streaming options to set your October right 

As the horror genre becomes ever more mainstream, we here at The A.V. Club imagine that there are more of you than ever looking for something creepy to watch this Halloween season. And with streaming services on a similar upward cultural trajectory, we’re guessing that many, if not most, of you won’t be watching that…

Shudder bringing back Joe Bob Briggs after his recent marathon crashed its servers

Joe Bob Briggs, horror’s resident good ol’ boy, literally broke streaming service Shudder when he commandeered the platform earlier this month for a live B-movie marathon. It was supposed to be a one-off appearance, but Shudder has announced that the former host of Joe Bob’s Drive-In Theater and MonsterVision will be…

Meet the Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl in a dreamy Shudder exclusive

Following its premiere at last year’s Fantastic Fest, where we called it “a melancholy, ’70s-set lesbian romance/Gothic horror tale featuring a blond, a brunette, and a mad aunt locked away in her Victorian house,” A.D. Calvo’s atmospheric ghost story Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl is becoming accessible to a wider audience…

Ken Russell’s widely banned The Devils makes a surprise appearance on Shudder

For years, an uncut version of Ken Russell’s delirious, provocative 1971 witchcraft drama The Devils has been a movie lover’s Holy Grail (no pun intended) on the level of Orson Welles’ unfinished later works. Well, cinematic miracles do happen, and the day after Netflix announced it was restoring Welles’ unfinished,…

The Ring and The Grudge collide in the teen-friendly J-horror flick Sadako Vs. Kayako

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Movies pitting two popular horror franchises (villains, whatever) against each other have been done before. But Sadako Vs. Kayako, a supernatural teen horror movie co-produced by Universal and Kadokawa Pictures, is Japan’s first crack at the phenomenon outside of kaiju movies. For those who have only seen the American…

Dig in to something spooky (or silly) with The A.V. Club’s Halloween streaming guide

With Halloween falling on a Monday this year, only the most hardcore revelers, and those of us with little monsters to take trick-or-treating, will be strapping on yet another costume and heading out into the night on All Hallow’s Eve proper. As for us, we’ll be turning off our porch lights, curling up with that big…

Watch an exclusive clip from the creepy new miniseries Beyond The Walls

The A.V. Club is quite happy with the new French TV miniseries Beyond The Walls, giving it an A- and saying that it’s “a superlative example of open-ended and imaginative storytelling that nonetheless moves at an efficient and captivating pace.” It’s also a good reason to sign up for Shudder, the horror-based…

Horror streaming service Shudder gets every episode of Tales From The Darkside

Lots of streaming services have some horror offerings, but they’re usually limited to recent stuff that wasn’t very successful or older titles that even the people starring in them never heard of. Thankfully, though, there’s the AMC-backed Shudder service, which is completely dedicated to movies that are spooky and/or…