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‘Huluween’ on Hulu Brings Several New Spooky Movies and More For Halloween


Hulu will be debuting its annual “Huluween” section with movies, series, and more that lean into the horror side of Halloween on October 1, and there are several premieres in the mix.

Also premiering on October 1 is the third season of “Bite Size Halloween” featuring 21 brand new shorts that explore different areas of the horror genre and provide a platform for exciting up-and-coming filmmakers.

If you weren’t aware, Hulu has a great horror film catalog that includes films like “Prey,” “Fresh,” “Hatching,” “Possessor,” and “Willy’s Wonderland.” Debuting in October are films like “The ABC’s of Death” (1 and 2), “Evil Dead” (2013), “The Exorcism of Emily Rose,” and “I Saw the Devil.”

Here are all the premieres coming to “Huluween” 2022:

Huluween Dragstravaganza Variety Show (October 1)

Two world-famous drag superstars, Ginger Minj and Monét X Change, are trapped in the TV – and the only way out is to host a hilarious variety show. Our drag hosts and a troupe of queens and kings – including Mo Heart, Jujubee, Manila Luzon, Lady Bunny, Jackie Beat, Selene Luna, Landon Cider, Mario Diaz – take the stage in original musical numbers, sketch comedy, and more. With a special A-list musical guest and surprise cameos to delight horror fans, this is going to be a Huluween Dragstravaganza to remember.

A Sinister Halloween Scary Opposites Solar Special (Hulu Original, October 3)

Sometimes alien life can be spooky, so “The Solar Opposites” did an animated Halloween Special!

SurrealEstate: Complete Season 1 (Hulu Original, October 6)

Realtor Luke Roman and an elite team of specialists handle the cases that no one else can: haunted and possessed houses that literally scare would-be buyers away.

Hellraiser (Hulu Original Film, October 7)

A new take on Clive Barker’s 1987 horror classic in which a young woman struggling with addiction comes into possession of an ancient puzzle box, unaware that its purpose is to summon the Cenobites, a group of sadistic supernatural beings from another dimension.

Jamie Clayton (“The L Word: Generation Q,” “Sense8”) plays the legendary horror icon Pinhead, and the ensemble cast includes Odessa A’zion (“Grand Army”), Adam Faison (“Everything’s Gonna Be Okay,” “Yes Day”), Drew Starkey (“Outer Banks,” “The Devil All the Time”), Brandon Flynn (“Ratched,” “13 Reasons Why”), Aoife Hinds (“The Long Call,” “Normal People”), Jason Liles (“Stereoscope”), Yinka Olorunnife (“The Transporter”), Selina Lo (“Boss Level”), Zachary Hing (“Halo”), Kit Clarke (“Leonardo”), with Goran Visnjic (“ER,” “Timeless”) and Hiam Abbass (“Succession,” “Blade Runner 2049”)

Grimcutty (Hulu Original Film, October 10)

In this modern creature feature, a scary internet meme called Grimcutty stirs up panic amongst all the parents in town, convinced it’s making their kids harm themselves and others.

When a real-life version of Grimcutty starts attacking teen Asha Chaudry (Sara Wolfkind), her parents believe that she’s cutting herself as part of a challenge. With her phone taken away and no one who believes her, Asha has to figure out how to get through to her parents and stop the Grimcutty once and for all.

“Grimcutty” is written and directed by John William Ross and also stars Shannyn Sossamon (“Wayward Pines,” “Sleepy Hollow”), Usman Ally (“A Series of Unfortunate Events,” “Veep”), and Alona Tal (“Seal Team”).

The Paloni Show! Halloween Special! (Hulu Original, October 17)

In this special, Leroy, Reggie, and Cheruce Paloni have been given the opportunity of a lifetime to be the hosts of an unforgettable Halloween Special full of “spooky” shorts from a group of up-and-coming animators. “The Paloni Show! Halloween Special!,” is executive produced by creator Justin Roiland (“Solar Opposites,” “Rick and Morty”), and Ben Bayouth, and comes from 20th Television Animation.

Abandoned (Hulu, October 21)

Directed by Spencer Squire, the movie follows Sara (Emma Roberts), her husband Alex (John Gallagher Jr.), and their infant son as they move into a new home, which harbors a dark, tragic past.

As their home’s history is revealed, the mother’s postpartum depression escalates to a state of psychosis that jeopardizes her own safety and that of her newborn son.

Matriarch (Hulu Original Film, October 21)

After an overdose nearly takes her life, Laura Birch (Jemima Rooper) escapes from the high-stakes pressure of the advertising world to return to her roots.

Accepting an invitation home from her estranged mother (Kate Dickie), Laura hopes the time away in the secluded English village will help calm the demons raging inside of her. She soon discovers that the locals of the town are all protecting an unspeakably dark secret—a secret that involves not only her mother but her own terrifying destiny as well.

“Matriarch” is from writer/director Ben Steiner, and is a thematic successor to Steiner’s 2018 20th Digital short “Urn.’ The film also stars Sarah Paul, Franc Ashman, and Keith David Bartlett.

Do you like watching horror films for Halloween? Let me know in the comments which of these you’ll be watching.

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