In this series, Kelly takes you through the diversity of horror films that you can find on the free streaming service, Tubi TV.
1) A Horrible Way to Die (2010)
This is a film that I've been meaning to watch for a while now because it brings Simon Barrett and Adam Wingard together! They are the dream team responsible for one of my favorite movies, The Guest (2015). I do have to warn you though, this isn’t a horror movie. But, it's very dark and unsettling with really fantastic performances, especially by AJ Bowen (You’re Next, The House of the Devil) and Amy Seimetz (Pet Semetary, You’re Next). I highly recommend it!
2) Zombie High (1987)
This is what I would call “horror lite” or “Hallmark Horror” as it’s very light on the horror themes, and plays out more like a Lifetime movie. It stars Virginia Madsen (Candyman) who is always a treat to watch, along with Sherilyn Fenn (Twin Peaks). The premise is reminiscent of the 90s gem, Disturbing Behavior (1998), where the class is turned into “zombies” or the perfect student.
3) Demonia (1990)
I am out to watch literally every Lucio Fulci movie I possibly can as I love the man's work. This is a good Italian horror gore flick, but the pacing was quite slow. There was definitely some disturbing imagery which I appreciated, and if this movie would have kicked up the pace then it would have been fantastic! Killer Satanic Nuns, anyone?
4) The Company of Wolves (1984)
I've been wanting to watch this my entire life! When it finally came out on Tubi TV, I watched it immediately. I need more fantasy, fairy tale horror in my life. I have had the opportunity to watch it a few times since the Tubi TV viewing, and even in the theater. I have fallen in love with The Company of Wolves! It is an absolute delight with the BEST werewolf transformation. It’s horrific!
5) Swinfan (2002)
What a scandalous, early Aughts film! Again, more thriller than horror, but it’s a time capsule if I ever saw one. I even likely saw this in the theater when it came out because it stars Shiri Appleby from Roswell fame. Our protagonist and villain bang 10 mins into the movie and then everything spirals out of control from there. The pacing is lightning quick, and very much appreciated. The premise is very 2000s, so if you're looking for some nostalgia, give this one a watch!