A Christmas CarolGrim Reaper-esque Ghost of Christmas Future will be in good company this year. The reason? Netflix has a lot of Christmas movies that are actually a bit creepy. The "It's starting to look like Netflix" campaign of the broadcast service, of course, presents wellness standards as Love in reality Y white Christmas, but the most surprising titles range from moderately ghostly to downright unsettling. However, none is too extensive. If you think about it, does the Christmas tradition not revolve around a man breaking and entering the houses through the fireplace?
First, there is the original Netflix movie this year, The holiday calendar – Which, let's be honest, you've already transmitted more than once. Maybe "spooky" is not exactly the word you would use to describe the touching love story, but pause for a second.
When Kat Graham's photographer, Abby, inherits the advent calendar of her former grandmother, her "Gramps" (played by Ron Cephas Jones) tells her: "Your grandmother was convinced that she had magical powers." Later, when the calendar seems to predict the future, his friend Josh (Quincy Brown), also a friend of the area, says: "Clearly, the calendar is magical." Could not "magic" simply mean persecuted by a supernatural force? (If Casper taught us something, it's that some appearances can Be nice, after all.
Although it is also a love story, the mystery / drama of 2015. The spirit of Christmas It is less ambiguous. Desperate to get promoted as it nears fast on December 25, a lawyer named Kate (Jen Lilley) travels to Vermont to supervise the sale of an old inn. When he arrives, however, he meets a ghost named Daniel (Thomas Beaudoin) who really only wants to be left alone. "This is my inn," he tells her. "I do not want to hurt you, I just want my loneliness, which requires your departure."
As these things tend to go, of course, Kate does not leave, instead of staying to investigate her mysterious death in the 1920s, which turned out to be a violent murder that he has forgotten, of course. During the process, the couple, you guessed it, fall in love, and Kate promises her ghostly boyfriend: "I'll make sure you always have a tree for Christmas." (Not in vain, his persistence may or may not have had something to do with the fact that the appearance of the Prohibition era is also a hot one).
While satanic followers of Greendale residents obviously do not celebrate Christmas per se, the Sabrina's chilling adventures: a tale of midwinter Special Holiday (available for broadcast on Friday, December 14) finds the group of The Church of the Night that celebrates the Winter Solstice (also known as the longest night of the year). "Families gather around Yule First to sing pagan carols and tell ghost stories," reads the official description of the Netflix episode. "But the holidays are also a time for guests and visitors, both welcome and unwelcome, you never know what might come down the chimney …" (It's probably safe to assume it's not old St. Nick).
The narrator in the trailer of 2015. How Sarah got her wings says that the day of the titular protagonist began like any other "until the destiny arrived". And, luckily, he was referring to a bus. Killed in the accident, Sarah (Lindsey Gort) is sent to the lobby of Heaven where she discovers that she is not on the "list". Luckily, he had a second chance: 12 days on earth as an angel in training to change his destiny.
"You've seen those movies where an angel has to help a lost soul find its way, right?" she asks her ex-boyfriend without shirt Jordan (Derek Theler). Her mission is to help Jordan "find heaven here on earth" with her other ex-girlfriend (careless) and her "true love" Amanda (We are& Melanie Liburd) for Christmas Eve. Angel? Ghost? The same difference
Although technically considered a Christmas comedy, 2017 Pottersville – which features Michael Shannon, Judy Greer, Ron Perlman and Christina Hendricks among its surprisingly well-known cast, can be one of the most creepy in the group. The film begins when Maynard (Shannon), owner of a general store in a small town, arrives home early from work to surprise his wife, and only discovers that she is cheating on him with the sheriff. But here's the only detail that puts it at the top: they're really furries (they're looking at Google) and they dress up in animal costumes when he enters.
Drowning his sorrows with alcohol, a drunk Maynard dresses in a gorilla costume and staggers through the city. He, of course, gets confused with Bigfoot, and the sighting takes tourists to the ruined city to catch a glimpse of the supposed Sasquatch, which gives Pottersville an economic boost. You know, just in time for the holidays.
So, if you like your Christmas with a bit of Halloween, or if you just need a break from tradition this year, click on Netflix to see these movies that give new meaning to the term "vacation". spirit. "