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Criterion Channel delivers the most effective ’80s horror movies to streaming in October

Criterion Channel is kicking off the Halloween year with an avalanche of fantastic horror flicks as part of its ’80s Horror sequence. The lineup comes on Oct. 1 and involves classics from all around the globe and less than-the-radar gems. The huge get? In the vicinity of Darkish, a film which is notoriously complicated to stream.

Near Dark is a 1987 horror-motion vampire movie from Oscar-profitable director Kathryn Bigelow (The Damage Locker). Irrespective of this cult-traditional film starring Bill Paxton and Lance Henriksen, and coming from a lauded American motion director, it is rarely been readily available on streaming platforms for just one cause or a different. The series will also consist of one more vampire-typical in Tony Scott’s The Starvation, which will be a part of the lineup on Nov. 1.

Together with people vampire motion pictures, the sequence also features movies like John Carpenter’s Prince of Darkness, about a group of university college students exploring anything even worse than the satan, Larry Cohen’s Q: The Winged Serpent, about a dragon terrorizing Manhattan, Dario Argento’s Inferno, Tobe Hooper’s The Funhouse, Paul Schrader’s Cat Persons, Michael Mann’s The Keep, and a dozen more excellent horror movies from the ’80s.

Here’s a entire list of all the movies Criterion Channel will be adding to its streaming services on Oct. 1 (with the exception of The Starvation which arrives a thirty day period later):

  • Inferno, Dario Argento, 1980
  • The Strange Scenario of Dr. Jekyll and Skip Osbourne, Walerian Borowczyk, 1981
  • Dead & Buried, Gary Sherman, 1981
  • The Home by the Cemetery, Lucio Fulci, 1981
  • The Funhouse, Tobe Hooper, 1981
  • Weird Conduct, Michael Laughlin, 1981
  • Wolfen, Michael Wadleigh, 1981
  • Scanners, David Cronenberg, 1981
  • Road Online games, Richard Franklin, 1981
  • The Supporter, Ed Bianchi, 1981
  • Basket Situation, Frank Henenlotter, 1982
  • Following of Kin, Tony Williams, 1982
  • Cat Persons, Paul Schrader, 1982
  • Q: The Winged Serpent, Larry Cohen, 1982
  • The Slumber Celebration Massacre, Amy Holden Jones, 1982
  • The Keep, Michael Mann, 1983
  • The Hunger, Tony Scott, 1983*
  • Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, John McNaughton, 1986
  • The Hidden, Jack Sholder, 1987
  • Prince of Darkness, John Carpenter, 1987
  • White of the Eye, Donald Cammell, 1987
  • Around Darkish, Kathryn Bigelow, 1987
  • The Vanishing, George Sluizer, 1988
  • Brain Injury, Frank Henenlotter, 1988
  • Dream Demon, Harley Cokeliss, 1988
  • The Blob, Chuck Russell, 1988
  • Lair of the White Worm, Ken Russell, 1988
  • Vampire’s Kiss, Robert Bierman, 1989
  • Culture, Brian Yuzna, 1989
  • Tetsuo: The Iron Gentleman, Shinya Tsukamoto, 1989