Now that so many of us have been asked to remain at home during the Coronavirus crisis, streaming entertainment is more important than every: as a distraction, an escape, and a way to feel connected to the outside world, cinema is more important than ever.
If you’re looking to bulk up on your horror knowledge, we’ve assembled a killer list of flicks streaming on Shudder. Not a Shudder subscriber you say? Good thing the must-have streaming services is offering a free month to housebound horror fans! Just follow the link below.
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We’ll do our best to keep the recommendations coming, with additional Sudder recommendations, as well as lists of what’s worth watching on Netflix, Hulu, Shudder, and other streaming platforms.
While I’m not focusing on apocalyptic themes, some of these suggestions are ironically fitting for facing current anxieties. Enjoy!
Tigers are Not Afraid
Directed by Issa López
When a girl’s mother disappears leaving her on her own, she goings a gang of street children, leading to a tragic chain of events.
Directed by Panos Cosmatos
In the Pacific Northwest in 1983, outsiders Red Miller and Mandy Bloom lead a loving and peaceful existence. When their pine-scented haven is savagely destroyed by a cult led by the sadistic Jeremiah Sand, Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey filled with bloody vengeance and laced with deadly fire.
Directed by Jennifer Wexler
A group of Punk-styled friends, fueled by a hallucinogenic drug called Echo, runs afoul of the law and an unhinged park ranger.
Terrified [Featured Image]
Directed by Demián Rugna
Paranormal researchers investigate strange events in a neighborhood in Buenos Aires.
Hell House, LLC
Directed by Stephen Cognetti
Five years after 15 people were killed during a haunted house tour, a documentary crew visits the scene to investigate what really happened.
Directed by Jeremy Gillespie and Steven Kostanski
Cloaked, cult-like figures trap a police officer (Aaron Poole), patients and staffers inside a hospital that is a gateway to evil.
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
Directed by Ana Lily Amirpour
Residents of a worn-down Iranian city encounter a skateboarding vampire (Sheila Vand) who preys on men who disrespect women.
Directed by Joe Begos
In need of creative inspiration, a professionally stagnant and hard-partying Los Angeles artist named Dezzy Donahue recklessly indulges in a series of drug binges. As the narcotics fly out of control, so does her newfound and inexplicable, yet unquenchable, craving for blood. As someone who has never been able to control her vices in the first place, Dezzy is violently consumed by this bloodlust.
Directed by Joe Lynch
Derek Cho is having a really bad day. After being unjustly fired from his job, he discovers that the law firm’s building is under quarantine for a mysterious and dangerous virus. Chaos erupts throughout the office as the victims of the disease begin acting out their wildest impulses. Joining forces with a former client who has a grudge of her own, Derek savagely fights tooth and nail to get to the executives on the top floor and settle the score once and for all.
Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror
Directed by Xavier Neal-Burgin
A look at the history of black horror films and the role of African Americans in the film genre since the beginning.
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