The time is right for things that go bump in the night. Hulu has filled its October “Huluween” slate of spooky programming with the return of Castle Rock, Light as a Feather, Into the Dark and the movie Little Monsters.
And for the second year in a row, you can check out an exclusive selection of sinister short films as part of the Huluween 2: Film Fest!
Feast your eyes on seven horror shorts from rising indie filmmakers. In a collaboration with the Sundance Institute, these films have been selected to maximize scares and highlight fright. Here’s what’s available…
When a woman signs up to be moderator on a major social media platform, she discovers the hard way why no one lasts long in the position. Directed by Chelsea Lupkin, Flagged takes sensitive content to a creepy new level as her job description may have left out some deadly details.
Be careful which antique items you allow access to your home! In Hidden Mother, directed by Joshua Erkman, a recently-widowed mother is gifted an old photo that happens to harbor the presence of an ominous entity within its frame.
As if being a newbie in spin class isn’t mortifying enough, Brit finds out her fitness fellowship is a little…fanatical. Cyclists with a sinister side that’s hard to hide. Can she survive the ride of her life? Directed by Meredith Alloway.
STD (SWIPED TO DEATH)
Ugh, is there anything more nerve-racking than online dating? Especially when cutesy messaging might mask malicious motives? When Olivia “swipes right” on a handsome stranger, her world collides with some serious hidden danger. Directed by Elaine Mongeon.
Directed by Jennifer Reeder, The Dunes follows a young couple on a beach date who encounter way more than sunshine and surf. Will the last day of summer be their last day ever? Things get dark and mysterious in this sandy spook-fest.
Every up-and-coming band has its problems. For Rat House, trouble arises when it’s laid back, underachieving guitarist shows off a special talent that’s sure to bring down the house. This rockin’ reel was directed by Calvin Reeder.
Brought to us by director Nicole Pearlman, Undo tracks a groundbreaking physicist as his celebration is interrupted by a haunting figure determined to deliver a message. A terrifying time-travel tale about the dangers of discovery.