Blumhouse's Compendium of HorrorSeason 1
Blumhouse's Compendium of Horror revisits iconic cinematic horror moments from the 1930s to today.
- 1. American MonstersOctober 1, 202250minTV-MASubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishIn the 1930s, iconic monsters such as Universal's Dracula and Frankenstein launched a horror renaissance when they were reintroduced to moviegoing audiences, offering a shared escape from real-world anxieties.
- 2. Atomic NightmaresOctober 8, 202245minTV-MASubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishFollowing World War II, Americans' anxieties evolved into fears around unchecked science, nuclear annihilation, and Communism (aka "the Red Scare"). Horror filmmakers responded with legendary films like Invasion of the Body Snatchers and The Blob.
- 3. Unholy DreamsOctober 15, 202252minTV-MASubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishIn the 1960s and '70s, horror films reflected the real and intangible change younger Americans demanded. A new generation of auteur horror filmmakers pushed the envelope with films like Halloween, Carrie, Rosemary's Baby, and The Exorcist.
- 4. Relentless EvilOctober 22, 202252minTV-MASubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishIn the 1980s, 24-hour cable news was dominated the threat of new modern terrors. Moviegoers embraced iconic slashers like Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees; vampire films saw a resurgence.
- 5. A New HorrorOctober 29, 202250minTV-MASubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishThe emergence of cellphones and new technology in the 2000s exposed Americans to new and perpetual terrors. Horror filmmakers adapted, and seminal films like The Blair Witch Project opened new doors. Blumhouse reinvented the genre with new nightmares.