As the spooky season rolls in, we are blessed with the excuse to watch even more horror movies. To celebrate the start of the best season of the year we donned our witch’s hats and, with one last clink of our ‘Stay Spooky’ champagne flutes to toast the season, we took to the internet to see what this Fall has in store for us.
Release date: September 9, 2022
When a young woman arrives at her Air BnB rental, she finds it’s been double-booked. Accepting an offer of a bed for the night and shelter from the storm from the current occupier, she happily accepts. As you would so rightly expect from a horror movie, things aren’t quite the way they seem at the address. The protagonist quickly discovers her new ‘savior’ is hiding a dark secret, right below the house.
With Pennywise himself (well, Bill Skarsgård) playing the creepy occupant, our hopes are high for this movie.
Release date: September 16, 2022
Set in rural Texas, Pearl is an origins story surrounding the Pearl and how she became the blood-lusting killer she was in the 2020 movie, X. Carrying on with the vintage vibes we saw in X will again be prevalent and perfectly complimenting the dark bloody hues of the movie.
Release date: October 14, 2022
Four years after the thirteenth and last installment, Halloween Kills, Halloween Ends will once again see the return of the iconic Michael Myers. This time, however, the battle between the masked maniac and Laurie Strode is finally going to reach its bloody end.
Having followed the franchise for many years, we can’t wait to see how the brutal killing sprees of Michael Myers are finally going to be stopped. Will Laurie Strode be the one to do it? Either way, the thirteenth movie is the perfect time to end it all. With that being said, be prepared for origin stories, reboots, and spin-offs as the Halloween coffers run dry.
Release date: September 30, 2022
This upcoming psychological horror starring Sosie Bacon (the daughter of Kevin) looks promising in the chills department. After bearing witness to a traumatic accident, Dr. Rose Cotton (Sosie Bacon) finds her life is invaded by an evil entity.
While there’s scarce information about the premise of the movie published, we do know that those that are visited are left with a permanent grin before dying a week later. It’s strange that smiles can be so creepy in environments where they don’t belong and, judging by the trailer, the movie illustrates such to spine-tingling ends.
Prey for the Devil
Release date: October 28, 2022
Over the past two decades, we have seen countless ‘possession movies’. Most are blatant clones of William Peter Blatty’s The Exorcist and all but a select few (The Exorcism of Emily Rose, The Last Exorcism and [REC]) have been average. Prey for the Devil, however, is looking to be an Emily Rose among thorns. The trailer promises some genuinely creepy and creative scares.
We can only hope that Prey for the Devil lives up to these promises and the trailer isn’t merely a compilation of all the best scares.
With the demise of Michael Myers likely, an origins story we have all been waiting for; a dude locked in a basement and a horror focused on unsettling smiles, and a possession movie on the cards, it looks as though there’s going to be something for everyone this Fall.
We will cover each of these movies on release, so stay tuned to read our thoughts. As always, feel free to leave any thoughts or feedback on what you think of our seasonal picks.