What’s New in Horror For October 2017

Can you smell it in the air? It’s the tart tang of crisp apples, the powdery perfume of fallen leaves, and the coppery cologne of blood dripping from the end of finely tapered blade… yes, horror fiends. It’s October. We’ve waited all year for this short 31 window of time, and we’re going to make the most of it. Many of us make lists of our favorite scary movies to revisit in the days leading up to the horror fan’s Christmas – Halloween. But what does October have in store for us as far as new horror? Read on to find out!

October 3rd

Cult of Chucky – (DVD, VOD)

Chucky returns to terrorize his human victim, Nica. Meanwhile, the killer doll has some scores to settle with his old enemies, with the help of his former wife.

Directed by Child’s Play series creator Don Mancini; starring series veterans Alex Vincent (Child’s Play 1988), Brad Dourif (Child’s Play movie series) and Allison Dawn Doiron (Seed City TV series)

A Ghost Story – (DVD)

In this singular exploration of legacy, love, loss, and the enormity of existence, a recently deceased, white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to try to reconnect with his bereft wife. 

Directed by Peter Pan’s (2018) David Lowery; starring Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea 2016), Rooney Mara (The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo 2011) and McColm Cephas, Jr. (Queen of the South 2016). Read our review of the film here.

About Tracy Allen

As the co-owner and Editor-in-Chief of PopHorror.com, Tracy has learned a lot about independent horror films and the people who love them. Now an approved critic for Rotten Tomatoes, she hopes the masses will follow her reviews back to PopHorror and learn more about the creativity and uniqueness of indie horror movies.

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