Trick or Film: Spook Your Way around Halloween with Acclaimed Thrillers on UPSTREAM and GMovies
We are more than prepared for some scares this Halloween season, and what better way to immerse in the frights than to curl up under the covers and watch some of the best horror flicks.
From psychological to sci-fi to remakes of the classics, there are a bunch of horror films to choose from that can commence your screaming-slash-streaming fest through GMovies, the leading online ticketing platform, and Upstream, a new online transactional video on demand (TVOD) platform.
Grab yourself something to hold on to because here’s our list of thrillers which includes the 2018 blockbuster and critically acclaimed haunted film Hereditary and the 2019 reboot of the Child’s Play franchise.
The Forever Purge, Streaming Now
No one is safe. On the morning after The Purge, a masked gang of killers attacks a wealthy Texas ranching family and their workers. Exposed by daylight, the two families are forced to band together and fight back as the country spirals into chaos and the United States begins to disintegrate around them.
Hereditary, Streaming Starting October 29
When the matriarch of the Graham family passes away, her daughter and grandchildren begin to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry, trying to outrun the sinister fate they have inherited. Starring Toni Collete, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Ann Dowd, and Mallory Bechtel.
Child’s Play, Streaming Starting October 29
Karen buys a high-tech doll called Chucky for her son Andy on his birthday. However, horrific events follow as the doll reveals its ominous tendencies. Starring Mark Hamill, Gabriel Bateman, Brian Tyree Henry, and Beatrice Kitsos.
Mary, Streaming Starting October 29
Sea captain David is looking for a way to guarantee a better life for his family and buys a ship because he believes it'll give them prosperity, but once they set sail they discover that the ship holds terrifying secrets. Starring Gary Oldman, Emily Mortimer, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Stefanie Scott, Chloe Perrin, Douglas Urbanski, Jennifer Esposito, and Owen Teague.
The Invisible Man, Streaming Now
When Cecilia's abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see. Starring Elisabeth Moss, Aldis Hodge, Storm Reid, Harriet Dyer, Michael Dorman, and Oliver Jackson-Cohen.
Get Out, Streaming Now
A young African-American visits his white girlfriend's parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him eventually reaches a boiling point. Starring Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Catherine Keener, Caleb Landry Jones, and Marcus Henderson.
Truth or Dare, Streaming Now
A harmless game of “Truth or Dare”' among friends turns deadly when someone—or something—begins to punish those who tell a lie—or refuse the dare. Starring Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, Violett Beanne, Hayden Szeto, Landon Liboiron, Sophia Taylor Ali, and Nolan Gerard Funk.
Dawn of the Dead, Streaming Now
Heart-pounding action and bone-chilling thrills power this edgy, electrifying fright-fest where a handful of human survivors wage a desperate, last-stand battle against flesh-eating zombies. Starring Ving Rhames, Mekhi Phifer, Sarah Polley, Jake Weber, Matt Frewer, Lindy Booth, Michael Kelley, Ty Burrell, and Kevin Zegers.
To watch the films, you just need to download the GMovies app on your smartphone via Apple Store, Google Play Store, or Huawei App Gallery or visit www.gmovies.ph. Select the movie, tap the “Pay” button and choose your payment option, click stream now on UPSTREAM, then sit back. For a one-time payment, the entire household can even watch the movies together.
So gather ‘round, grab that popcorn, and let UPSTREAM and GMovies make your heart jump out of your chest this Halloween. Go to GMovies to book your tickets now!