Four spooky films to get you into a Halloween spirit

'Werewolf by Night' tributes holiday specials


October 13, 2022

Courtesy photo

Jack Russell (Gael García Bernal) encounters a suspiciously swampy, man-shaped ... thing, in "Werewolf by Night" on Disney+.

This past week on streaming offered a quartet of spooky and suspenseful films to get folks into the Halloween spirit.

Mr. Harrigan's Phone

"Mr. Harrigan's Phone," released Oct. 5 on Netflix, has the ominous buildup of a monkey's paw undead revenge thriller, but ultimately resolves itself into a compelling, nuanced character study, told from the perspective of small-town New England adolescence.

Yes, it's based on the Stephen King novella of the same name, and it even stars Jaeden Martell from the 2017 and 2019 movie adaptations of King's "It," but the early 2000...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2023

Rendered 11/28/2023 18:51