The best horror movies you can stream right now

October is the month for watching horror. Whether it’s something gory and macabre, silly and irreverent, eerie and unsettling; the genre of horror is as rich and varied as the multitude of ghost, ghoulies, and homicidal maniacs that go bump in the night. We’ve had a blast this month recommending...

Ghostbusters: Afterlife takes a Force Awakens approach to Ghostbusters

After more than a year of delays, Ghostbusters: Afterlife is finally headed to theaters. The newest movie in the franchise is a direct sequel to Ghostbusters 2, which was released more than 30 years ago. Its director, Jason Reitman, is the son of Ivan Reitman, who directed both of the...

Needle in a Timestack obsesses too much over the feelings of creepy men

“Why are men?” seems like a provocative question, but it’s an incredibly reasonable response to John Ridley’s sci-fi romance Needle in a Timestack. The film introduces time-travel to a world, but promptly rejects it as a way to save past lives, create world peace, or stop a humanity-ending virus. (Who...

Live-action System Shock series is in development

The games-centric entertainment streaming platform Binge has added a live-action System Shock series to its programming docket, according to Deadline. Retro games publisher Nightdive Studios currently owns the rights to System Shock, and the live-action project will be executive produced by Nightdive executives Stephen Kick and Larry Kuperman. Binge’s Chief...

The Scream trailer is for a movie called Scream that is also a sequel to Scream

The Scream franchise is back with its most meta horror-parody yet. In the first trailer for Scream 5, or technically just Scream, the franchise is caught halfway between a sequel and a reboot and that’s exactly where it wants to be. The movie, which brings back stars Neve Campbell, Courtney...

The Animaniacs go Full Thundercat to tease season 2

The 2021 New York Comic Con hosted the “Hellloooo, season two! Animaniacs Voice Cast Panel” to dig into the Hulu revival of the beloved 1993 Animaniacs cartoon produced by Steven Spielberg. The new season, due out later this fall, also got a new teaser: a Thundercat riff “’80s Cats” where...

A few of the best horror movies currently haunting Netflix

[Ghostface voice] Do you like scary movies? [Slightly less Ghostface voice] Do you, like 203 million other human beings on the planet Earth, have a Netflix account? Then, logically, you’ve probably found yourself scrolling around, looking to find the best horror movies on the service. Unlike Jamie Kennedy in Scream,...

The 10 TV shows and movies to watch after Squid Game

Squid Game, the Korean survival drama series from writer-director Hwang Dong-hyuk, has dominated the Netflix top 10 for weeks. But with only nine episodes in its first season, there’s a newfound demand for shows and movies similar to Squid Game, to help fill the void. Don’t sweat it — we’ve...