NETFLIX HORROR-THON 2018: FOR THE LOVE OF HANTU HAUNTINGS



Most people wind down after a long hard day with their favourite shows, be it comedy, action or drama. But here in Malaysia, it wouldn’t be uncommon to come across a friend who unwinds to some horror.

That’s how much we Malaysians love scary movies! We don’t need an occasion like Halloween to enjoy thriller flicks because we enjoy scary movies all year long.

However, with the spooky celebrations just around the corner, our thirst for horror is probably going to need a little more quenching; Netflix fans are more likely to put on a horror flick in October, compared to the rest of the year. Netflix found that Malaysians are twice as likely to watch horror titles in the month of October compared to the rest of the year.

Well, you can now get ready for an entire MONTH of hair-raising moments because Netflix is feeding our love for all things scary with 31 Days of Horror!

Board up your windows, light some sage and don’t answer the door because from now until October 31, Netflix will be your home for horror. With original titles like Apostle, Haunted, The Night Comes For Us, The Haunting of Hill House, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and so much more in store for you, you can expect 31 days of non-stop thrills and chills. Plus, for those who are loyal to killer classics, Netflix has everything from The Shining to Stephen King’s Children of the Corn.

Strap yourself in for some terror, here are some of the new chilling titles coming your way on Netflix this month:

Agyaat (October 1)
A film crew shooting in a remote forested location begins losing members one by one to a mysterious entity that they cannot see or hear.

The Haunting of Hill House (October 12) 
Flashing between past and present, a fractured family confronts haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.

Kuntilanak (October 12) 
Five youngsters discover that an antique mirror found in their orphanage is home to an evil ghost who kidnaps children and imprisons them inside it.

Apostle (October 12) 
In 1905, a drifter on a dangerous mission to rescue his kidnapped sister tangles with a sinister religious cult on an isolated island.

Haunted (October 19) 
Real people sit down with friends and family to share terrifying true stories from their past, re-created through chilling re-enactments.  The Night Comes For Us (October 19)  After sparing a girl's life during a massacre, an elite Triad assassin is targeted by an onslaught of murderous gangsters.

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (October 26) 
Magic and mischief collide as half-human, half-witch Sabrina navigates between two worlds: mortal teen life and her family’s legacy, the Church of the Night.

Hold the Dark (Now streaming) 
In the grim Alaskan winter, a naturalist hunts for wolves blamed for killing a local boy, but he soon finds himself swept into a chilling mystery.

Ghoul  (Now Streaming)
When a new prisoner at a military detention center exhibits eerie behaviour, a young interrogator’s search for the truth becomes a battle for survival.

Check out the Netflix’s 31 Days of Horror calendar for MORE thrills and chills that will be available to stream on the service in the lead up to Halloween.

So, what are you waiting for? Time to start planning your Netflix Horror-thon!

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