Halloween is just around the corner, and The GATE and Netflix are giving you a chance to explore some of the scariest, silliest and most original horror movies currently streaming on Netflix, with a little help from Dave Alexander, editor-in-chief over at Rue Morgue Magazine.
“One of the reasons I wanted to curate a list of horror films through Netflix is that there are a lot of films on the service that we’ve championed in the pages of Rue Morgue,” Alexander wrote. “There’s a ton of cool stuff that has flown under the radar for various reasons, but if you’re a horror fan, you should be checking ’em out. Black Death is a perfect example; we put it on the cover of the mag because it’s this really original film set in the time of the Black Plague, involving a cult and a band of not-so-merry band-men on a witch hunt — how often do you come across something like that?”
Top 20 Streaming Halloween Horrors from Netflix and Rue Morgue Magazine
|Kill List||They Live|
|The Walking Dead||Black Death|
|Daybreakers||Human Centipede 1 &2|
|Ghostbusters 1 & 2||New Daughter|
|Dawn of the Dead (2004)||The Children|
|The Descent||Mister Brooks|
|Shawn of the Dead||The Blob (1958)|
|Fright Night (1985)||The Mothman Prophecies|
|The Mist||My Bloody Valentine|
Alexander added, “If you’re a horror fan outside of Halloween, there’s a load of cool stuff on Netflix. Hell, if you can’t find $8 a month worth of worthwhile genre stuff to stream, take my advice and throw your T.V. in front of a bus.”
To celebrate Halloween, and the list of Halloween-inspired films, we’re giving away a six-month subscription to Netflix and a Roku 2 streaming device to one lucky winner, plus two runner-up prizes of six-month subscriptions to Netflix.
Details: This giveaway is open to residents of Canada, where local laws permit, who are over the age of 18. Contest closes on Monday, November 5, 2012 at 11:59 AM (ET). Chance of winning depends on total number of entries.
Entries are no longer being accepted.