4 Terrifying Horror and Suspense Films to Watch for Halloween

4 Terrifying Horror and Suspense Films to Watch for Halloween

Are you ready for a spooky movie marathon this Halloween? We dusted off some of the terrifying thrillers and horror flicks from the TBA Studios’ AV crypt that you can watch with your friends, family or even solo if you’re a brave one.

Roh (2019) Dir. Emir Ezwan

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Also known as “Soul”, this indie arthouse film is about a forest coming alive with terrors after a strange girl visited a vulnerable mother and her two children. “Roh” is Malaysia’s entry to the 93rd Academy Awards for Best International Feature Film. Distributed by TBA Studios, “Roh” is now streaming on Netflix.

Freaks (2018) Directors Zach Lipovsky and Adam Stein

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In this science fiction thriller, a girl discovers a world beyond her front door after being secluded by her overprotective father. Is the world outside truly a dangerous one or is her father living with paranoia? Find out on “Freaks” which you can watch on Cinema ‘76 @ Home. The movie gained a Rotten Tomatoes approval rating of 87% based on 75 reviews, with an average rating of 7.1/10.

Bliss (2017) Dir. Jerrold Tarog

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Jerrold Tarog of “Heneral Luna” fame explores the horrors of the mind in “Bliss”. Following an accident on set, actress Jane Ciego (Iza Calzado) who had always wanted to star in a critically acclaimed movie is secluded to avoid attention from the press. As days go by, she descends into insanity as she experiences horrors and madness while being trapped in her own home. The film competed in Japan at the 12th Osaka Asian Film Festival in March 2017 to critical acclaim, where Calzado also garnered the Yakushi Pearl Award for Best Performer.

You can watch “Bliss” on Netflix

Birdshot (2016) Dir. Mikhail Red

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In this thriller film, a busload of farmers en route to Manila went missing in the province. But all eyes were diverted to the case of killing a Philippine eagle, an endangered species locally known as Haribon. Mirroring real disturbing events in recent history, “Birdshot” became the first Filipino film released worldwide by Netflix. Watch the movie here.

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