It’s October and we’ve got a whole cauldron of spine-tingling movies and shows to indulge your craving for all things creepy. But don’t worry! When you need a palate cleanser (or spooky just ain’t your thang), we mixed in all sorts of drama, mystery, and even a touch of glitter.


Prepare for a cinematic journey filled with suspense, nostalgia, and emotion in our October movie picks.

Totally Killer

Following the murder of her mother’s friends by the Sweet Sixteen Killer on Halloween, Jamie time-travels to 1987, joining forces with her mom to prevent the young potential murderer and return to her own timeline before becoming permanently stuck in the past.

The Exorcist: Believer 

It’s been fifty years since one of the most iconic horror films shocked everyone, and to this day, it continues to be a fan favorite. Now, the directors who resurrected the Halloween franchise will bring back The Exorcist in a way that will continue to haunt us for years to come. The trailer introduces the young girls who go missing for three days, and the horrifying chain of events that follow upon their return.

Killers of the Flower Moon

Based on David Brann’s captivating bestselling novel, Killers of the Flower Moon is a true story about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history. The Osage nation, once the richest people per capita in the world thanks to the oil discovered beneath their land, went from living lavishly to being meticulously hunted for their wealth. Starring Leonardo Dicaprio and Lily Gladstone, this western crime saga shows how love often dances with betrayal.

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Pain Hustlers

Liza (Emily Blunt), driven by the dream of a brighter future for her daughter, accepts a job offer from Pete (Chris Evans) at a struggling pharmaceutical start-up. Her charisma and determination quickly elevate her into a world of luxury, but as the company becomes entangled in a dangerous criminal conspiracy, dire consequences loom.

Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour

If you are a Swiftie who wasn’t fortunate enough to see the culture-defining show in person, don’t fret, because the next best thing will be The Eras Tour movie which will span her catalog of songs and surely dazzle you… Swiftie or not!

Lessons in Chemistry 

The beloved novel by Bonnie Garmus is being brought to the big screen, and we couldn’t be more excited about it! Brie Larson stars as Elizabeth Zott, a brilliant chemist turned TV cooking show host in the 1950s. Faced with societal obstacles, Elizabeth sets out to teach overlooked housewives and the suddenly interested men much more than recipes. The series also features Lewis Pullman, Aja Naomi King, Stephanie Koenig, Kevin Sussman, Patrick Walker, and Thomas Mann, and is produced for Apple TV+.

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Foe, directed by Garth Davis and starring Saoirse Ronan, Paul Mescal, and Aaron Pierre, revolves around Hen and Junior, whose tranquil life on a generational family farm is disrupted when an unexpected visitor arrives with a thought-provoking proposal, exploring themes of humanity and artificial intelligence in a mesmerizing, not-too-distant future setting.

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This month’s television series bring a dash of nostalgia, horror, and adventure that we know will keep us entertained all month long. From classic favorites to timeless tales and even some terrifying reality, you might have to set reminds to get off the couch.


Nothing says spooky season like R.L. Stine and the books that had us in a preteen chokehold. You just  could not beat the excitement of circling the Goosebumps novels in that season’s Scholastic Book Fair catalog and then spending the weekend reading. But cozying up on the couch to catch the latest adaptation series might be creeping up on the next best thing!

The Fall of the House of Usher

Prepare for a chilling ride in this sinister series created by Mike Flanagan, known for The Haunting of Hill House and inspired by the tales of Edgar Allan Poe. As Fortunato Pharmaceuticals, led by the ruthless siblings Roderick and Madeline Usher, thrives as an empire of wealth and power, long-buried secrets resurface when a mysterious woman from their past begins targeting the heirs of the Usher dynasty.

Loki Season 2: Past, Present, and Future

Following the Season 1 finale’s game-changing events, Loki‘s second season sees him teaming up with Agent Mobius and new allies to address the multiverse chaos Sylvie unleashed. With only six episodes, the weekly release schedule promises an exciting journey as they strive to restore balance to the timeline.

John Carpenter’s Suburban Screams

Suburban Screams, a spine-chilling horror anthology series by John Carpenter, delves into the sinister mysteries hidden beneath the suburban facade. Each episode presents a real-life tale of terror recounted by those who experienced it, blending cinematic scenes, news clips, and archival footage to craft a uniquely terrifying viewing experience. Combining horror film visuals with documentary techniques, the series uncovers the unspeakable evils lurking behind sunlit streets and friendly neighbors.