It’s October, the spookiest month of the year - so there’s no better time to settle in for some of the scariest films going. This year we’ve got a crop of new titles alongside some classic fright-night fare at Vue. Check out our guide on what to watch and when exactly to cower.
The Addams Family 2Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, Fester, Thing and Itt are off on their holibobs - which obviously means a lot of explosions, voodoo shenanigans and ghoulish holiday snaps.
When to cover your eyes: when Gomez starts getting amorous with Morticia
Creep Factor: as scary as the prospect of two weeks in a campervan with your children.
Halloween KillsThere’s just no killing that pesky Michael Myers! His bloodbath picks up minutes after the end of 2018’s Halloween but this time the townspeople just aren’t standing for it...
When to cover your eyes: whenever you see Michael Myers brandishing a knife
Creep factor: you know that thing you sometimes think is under your bed? It’s that scary.
Venom: Let There Be CarnageTom Hardy and his parasite take on creepy serial killer Woody Harrelson.
When to cover your eyes: whenever Venom gets peckish
Creep factor: not your traditional horror but pretty horrifying all the same.
Last Night In SohoA gorgeous time travelling thriller about a fashion designer who becomes obsessed with a glamorous singer she encounters in the 60s - until everything starts to unravel.
When to cover your eyes: never - you should drink this one in whole
Creep factor: more chills than your freezer.
Hocus PocusHubble bubble toil and trouble in this classic tale of three reanimated witches trying to drink the youth out of a child.
When to cover your eyes: when zombie Billy Butcherson rises from the dead with his mouth sewn shut
Creep factor: it’s all just a bunch of hocus pocus.
The Rocky Horror Picture ShowTHE Halloween film for you if you like your weirdness with a side of singing.
When to cover your eyes: the bit when Frank-n-Furter's creation is 'born'
Creep factor: just a bit of good old fashioned fun!
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s StoneItty bitty Harry Potter’s first forays into magic - and his first encounter with He Who Shall Not Be Named.
When to cover your eyes: when the turban comes off!!!
Creep factor: vaguely creepy with the promise of more creepiness to come.
BladeWesley Snipes is iconic as the man who chops and stabs his way through the hearts of vampires everywhere (except his own).
When to cover your eyes: start squinting as soon as it gets to the bit at the hospital
Creep factor: medium. Gore factor: maximum.
The ExorcistThe film that caused fainting and vomiting in cinemas as little Reagan came over all devil-like and spewed pea soup everywhere.
When to cover your eyes: as soon as Reagan’s head starts slowly spinning all the way around
Creep factor: it doesn’t get much creepier than this.