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Shudder Gets Extra Spooky with 61 Days of Halloween!

by Waylon Jordan

Any streaming platform can celebrate Halloween in October, but Shudder is not just any streaming service. That’s why they’re announce 61 Days of Halloween starting September 1st!

Not only are they bringing together a slate of great horror for to celebrate the season, but you’ll also be able to enjoy a new installment of The Ghoul Log and The Halloween Hotline!

Check out the list of highlights below, and get ready to celebrate everyone’s favorite spooky holiday with Shudder!

September 1st:

Color Out of Space: SHUDDER EXCLUSIVE: After a meteorite lands in the front yard of their farm, Nathan Gardner and his family find themselves battling a mutant extraterrestrial organism as it infects their minds and bodies, transforming their quiet rural life into a living nightmare. Based on the classic H.P. Lovecraft short story, adapted and directed by Richard Stanley and stars Nicholas Cage and Joely Richardson.

September 10th:

NOS4A2 Season 2: NOS4A2’s second season picks up eight years after the events of season one. Vic McQueen (Ashleigh Cummings) remains more determined than ever to destroy Charlie Manx (Zachary Quinto). Charlie, having faced his own mortality, emerges desperate for revenge against Vic. This time, he sets his sights on the person who means most to Vic – her eight-year-old son Wayne. The race for Wayne’s soul sends Vic and Charlie on a high-speed collision course, forcing both to confront the mistakes of their pasts in order to secure a hold on Wayne’s future. (Also available on Shudder Canada)

Ashleigh Cummings as Vic McQueen, Jahkara J. Smith as Maggie Leigh – NOS4A2 _ Season 2, Episode 9 – Photo Credit: Zach Dilgard/AMC

September 17th:

Spiral: SHUDDER ORIGINAL: Malik (Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman), and Aaron (Ari Cohen), a same-sex couple, move to a small town in search of a better environment for them and their 16-year-old daughter (Jennifer Laporte). But nothing is as it seems as something sinister lies behind the picturesque homes and welcoming faces of their new neighbors. With Ty Wood, Chandra West and Lochlyn Munroe. (Also available on Shudder UK and Shudder Australia/New Zealand)

September 24th:

Verotika: SHUDDER EXCLUSIVE: Experience an odyssey into the mind of rock legend Glenn Danzig (The Misfits, Danzig) in his directorial debut, a creepy, surreal, and bloody trilogy of erotic horror stories. (Also available on Shudder Canada, Shudder UK, and Shudder Australia/New Zealand)

October 1st:

Scare Me: SHUDDER ORIGINAL: Sundance 2020 Official Selection. During a power outage, two strangers tell scary stories. The more Fred and Fanny commit to their tales, the more the stories come to life in the dark of a Catskills cabin. The horrors of reality manifest when Fred confronts his ultimate fear: Fanny may be the better storyteller. (Also Available on Shudder Canada, Shudder UK, and Shudder Australia/New Zealand)

The Vincent Price Collection: Terror, thy name is Price! In film history, few actors have been as closely associated with horror as Vincent Price, and for good reason. Price presented a unique brand of intelligence and refinement underscored with a delight in the macabre and a touch of madness. This Halloween, we are thrilled (and chilled) to present five classic films starring “the Merchant of Menace.” Featuring three of Price’s acclaimed Edgar Allan Poe films directed by Roger Corman—House of Usher, The Masque of the Red Death, and The Tomb of Ligeia—along with Theater of Blood (co-starring Diana Rigg) and The Monster Club (premiering Oct. 5) with John Carradine and Donald Pleasance. (Also available on Shudder Canada)

Revenge of the Ghoul Log: The “Ghoul Log” is Halloween’s answer to the Christmas Yule Log: a 24/7 streaming
jack-o’-lantern providing the perfect ambience for all your Halloween festivities. Fan favorites The Ghoul Log and Return of the Ghoul Log are back, along with a spooky new edition for 2020.

Can you even celebrate 61 Days of Halloween without the Ghoul Log?

October 4th:

The Cleansing Hour: SHUDDER ORIGINAL: Max and Drew are millennial entrepreneurs who’ve made themselves famous with a webcast they created called “The Cleansing Hour,” which streams live exorcisms. The catch? Each ceremony is elaborately staged to look real in order to dupe their global audience—until today, when today’s subject, Drew’s fiancé, actually turns out to be possessed. (Also available on Shudder Canada, Shudder UK, and Shudder Australia/New Zealand)

October 15th:

The Mortuary Collection: SHUDDER ORIGINAL: A young drifter applies for a job at the local mortuary and meets an eccentric mortician who chronicles the strange history of the town through a series of twisted tales, each more terrifying than the last. (Also available on Shudder Canada, Shudder UK, and Shudder Australia/New Zealand)

October 22nd:

32 Malasana Street: SHUDDER EXCLUSIVE: It’s 1976. The Olmedo family has left the countryside for a new life in Madrid. But their new home becomes a house of horrors in this hit supernatural thriller based on actual paranormal events. (Also available on Shudder Canada, Shudder UK, and Shudder Australia/New Zealand)

October 23rd:

Joe Bob Halloween 2020 Special: In what has become an annual tradition, iconic horror host and exploitation movie expert Joe Bob Briggs returns with a special The Last Drive-In double feature just in time for Halloween, premiering live on the Shudder TV feed. You’ll have to tune in to find out what movies Joe Bob has selected, but you can count on something scary and perfect for the season.

Shudder 61 Days of Halloween

61 Days of Halloween wouldn’t be the same without a Joe Bod Brigg’s special.

October 29th:

May the Devil Take You Too: SHUDDER ORIGINAL: Timo Tjahjanto has made a name for himself as one of the world’s most exciting horror directors, with standout segments in anthology films The ABCs of Death and V/H/S/ 2, and features like supernatural thrill ride May the Devil Take You and action extravaganza The Night Comes for Us. Now Tjahjanto returns with a sequel to his unforgettable 2018 hit. Two years after escaping from demonic terror, a
young woman is still haunted by unnatural visions. The dangers that await her and her friends are increasingly threatening: the figure of darkness rises to take their lives.

EVERY FRIDAY IN OCTOBER:

The Halloween Hotline: For the second year in a row, Shudder’s head curator, Samuel Zimmerman, will be offering callers live, personalized picks for what to watch. Movie lovers from around the world are invited to call Sam (via a new number to be announced) every Friday in October from 3-4 pm ET and tell him about their mood or
taste. From that information, Sam will use his horror knowledge to pick films from Shudder’s vast library custom-suited for them. It’s the perfect way to round out 61 Days of Halloween!

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