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Here are the stories you should give your time on HBO Max: All of these films received generally positive or better reviews, according to Metacritic.
If you haven’t already been introduced to well-kept investment banker Patrick Bateman, it’s time to get out your business card and get to know him. In this film, Dirk’s Comedy, Thriller and Horror elements are incorporated. An over-the-top satire of the late ’80s, starring Christian Bale as a wealthy young professional with murderous tastes. Note the blood splatter scene and Bale’s dedicated performance.
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This historic horror film guarantees nightmares. This disturbing film is Anya Taylor-Joy’s film debut, set in 1630s New England. Strange and shocking things happen in his 90-minute flick to a farmer, his wife, and his five children who move to a secluded spot at the edge of the forest.
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Anya Taylor-Joy shines in this horror satire about elaborate dinners with a dark twist. Meet the different guests who flock to Hawthorne, the island’s fine dining restaurant. Renowned chef Julian Slowwick planned every detail of the evening, except for the inclusion of Taylor-Joy’s Margot, played by the charming Ralph Fiennes, who delivers thrills and social commentary. The Menu will have you begging for seconds.
It is a work that should not be seen alone. Ari Aster’s feature directorial debut about what the family revealed after the patriarch’s death might be the scariest entry on this list, so if you want to enjoy a disturbing film with great performances, be wary of his Hereditary. Please step into
A young woman travels to Detroit for a job interview and discovers her Airbnb is double-booked. That might be the start of this engrossing horror movie, but it quickly descends into complete chaos. With a twist to the story and plenty of great acting, The Barbarian is a five-star horror movie about her freaky.
David Lynch’s first feature film leaves you in a strange nightmare. The 90-minute black-and-white horror flick is packed with weird sounds and visuals, and the result is incredibly spooky. Don’t get me started on the protagonist’s whimsical, otherworldly-looking “baby” (weirdly, is it still cute?). There’s a message here about men and parenthood, but the big picture aside, Eraserhead’s surreal world is definitely worth a visit.
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Now that Universal is working on not one but three new Exorcist films, it’s time to stir up memories of the original’s horrifying events. Starring as a mother. The thoroughly terrifying film also won an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay.
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Do you like psychological horror movies? Just wait until this flick knocks. Nighthouse goes to see a woman (Rebecca Hall) who is grieving after the death of her husband. As she unravels her dark mysteries, she begins to question what she thought she knew about her own marriage.This haunting film stands out among her HBO Max horror portfolio. I’m here.
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Night of the Living Dead (1968)
George Romero’s first horror film is easily recommended. A group of survivors take refuge in a house while members of the undead swarm outside. The seminal film is often considered the first modern zombie movie, and while it may not offer Freddy Krueger-level horror, it pulls you in to the characters at the heart of the story. You’ll want to leave the door open for this (but for a real apocalypse, keep the door very, very closed).
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