Plus the biggest premieres of the week and finding love in haunted places
Hello, there! Say goodbye to the Monday blues. Here to get you through the work week are the ultimate spooky season companions: Huluween’s new internet horror and tales of twisted romantic love. Plus, a peek at the biggest premieres coming this week and Florence Pugh’s next project post-Don’t Worry Darling drama.
Hulu’s new modern creature feature might be the thing to kick your inflated screen time habit for good. In Grimcutty, a viral internet meme of a terrifying monster comes to life and unleashes hysteria throughout a small town. The monster haunts teens who are then forced to harm themselves and others. The catch? Their parents can’t see it, believing their kids have gone insane.
Huluween. From terrifying new originals like Grimcutty and Hellraiser to every season of American Horror Story, Hulu is competing to be Halloween’s go-to streamer.
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“I’m looking for some Halloween romance/rom-com movies.”
Adrianne brings up a wickedly fun and often overlooked spooky season subgenre, the Halloween romance. Halloween is typically associated with horror, but there’s something so fun about the genre-bending concept of finding love in a truly hopeless, er, haunted place.
While we’re not looking for a typical love story on Halloween, a good romance still requires that cinematic formula we know and love: two unlikely characters, a memorable meet-cute, an obstacle that threatens their happily ever after, and the inevitable reconciliation. The magic ingredient that sets apart a Halloween romance from its cookie-cutter counterparts is in the twisted scenarios, from murderous love to forbidden romance between humans and supernatural beings, the possibilities are endless.
There are plenty of classic tales of twisted dark romance that have made their way into the pop culture stratosphere *cough* #TeamEdward *cough* including these 3 romances that are the perfect choice to stream for Halloween: