7 Essential Watches now on Shudder


Horror streaming service Shudder are extending their free trial to 30 days for new members.

So if you are in need of some new material to satisfy your lust for all things horror, here are 7 films we would recommend –

The Hallow – Written and Directed by Corin Hardy (The Nun), The Hallow tells the story of a family who move into a remote mill house in Ireland and find themselves in a fight for survival with demonic creatures living in the woods.

Bliss – Director Joe Begos goes balls-to-the-wall in this hypnotic vampire thriller, featuring a brilliant painter facing the worst creative block of her life turns to anything she can to complete her masterpiece, spiralling into a hallucinatory hellscape of drugs, sex and murder in the sleazy underbelly of Los Angeles.

Tigers are not Afraid – Director Issa Lopez’ feature went down a storm at film festivals all over the world when released in 2018.

A dark fairy tale about a gang of five children trying to survive the horrific violence of the cartels and the ghosts created every day by the drug war.

Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror – An look at the history of black horror films and the role of African Americans in the film genre from the very beginning. Informative, unflinching and gut-wrenching at times, this is one of the best documentaries of recent years.

Revenge – Never take your mistress on an annual guys’ getaway, especially one devoted to hunting – a violent lesson for three wealthy married men. Coralie Fargeat’s feature is gorgeously shot, and packed with buckets of blood plus a heroine for the ages.

Satan’s Slaves – After dying from a strange illness that she suffered for 3 years, a mother returns home to pick up her children. This Indonesian feature is absolutely terrifying and beautifully shot.

Terrified – When strange events occur in a neighborhood in Buenos Aires, a doctor specializing in the paranormal, her colleague, and an ex police officer decide to investigate further. Demian Rugna’s supernatural feature has moments that are guaranteed to make your skin crawl.

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