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Book: Lockwood & Co. Book series (and TV show)
There is an epidemic of ghosts in Britain. Their touch brings death, and only children have the power to fight them. Lucy Carlyle, a young psychic investigator, joins London's smallest agency, run by the charismatic Anthony Lockwood and his ever-hungry assistant George Cubbins. Together the trio must investigate some of the spookiest and deadliest spectral hauntings in the city, armed only with the tools of the ghost-hunting trade (magnesium flares, iron filings, chains and salt bombs), their courage and a thermos of tea. Ghosts and ghouls beware! [more inside]
Movie: We Have a Ghost
[TRAILER] Finding a ghost named Ernest (David Harbour) haunting their new home turns Kevin (Jahi Di'Allo Winston) and his family (Anthony Mackie, Erica Ash, Niles Fitch) into overnight social media sensations. But when Kevin and Ernest investigate the mystery of Ernest's past, they become a target of the CIA. [more inside]
Movie: The Grudge
[TRAILER] An American nurse (Sarah Michell Gellar) living and working in Tokyo is exposed to a mysterious supernatural curse, one that locks a person in a powerful rage before claiming their life and spreading to another victim. [more inside]
[TRAILER] Original title: Kairo (회로). After college student Taguchi (Kenji Mizuhashi) commits suicide, a number of young adults living in Tokyo witness terrifying visions transferred across the Internet. As more people disappear throughout the city, the Internet becomes a breeding ground for malevolent spirits. Three seemingly disconnected stories follow Michi (Kumiko Aso), Ryosuke (Haruhiko Katô) and Harue (Koyuki) as they attempt to solve the mystery behind the ghostly visions that are seeping beyond their computer monitors. [more inside]
Movie: Darby and the Dead
After suffering a near-death experience as a young girl, Darby Harper (Riele Downs) gains the ability to see dead people. As a result, she becomes introverted and shut off from her high school peers and prefers to spend time counseling lonely spirits who have unfinished business on earth. But all that changes when Capri (Auli'i Cravalho), the Queen Bee of the school's most exclusive clique, unexpectedly dies in a freak hair straightening accident, resulting in the obvious cancellation of her upcoming "Sweet 17." Capri, however, pleads with Darby from the other side to intervene and convince Capri's friends to proceed with the party as planned. In order to appease the wrath of the undead diva, Darby must emerge from her self-imposed exile and reinvent herself -- which along the way allows her to find new joy back in the land of the living. [more inside]
Movie: Ghost Stories
Professor Phillip Goodman devotes his life to exposing phony psychics and fraudulent supernatural shenanigans. His skepticism soon gets put to the test when he receives news of three chilling and inexplicable cases -- disturbing visions in an abandoned asylum, a car accident deep in the woods and the spirit of an unborn child. Even scarier -- each of the macabre stories seems to have a sinister connection to the professor's own life. [more inside]
After a public controversy left him disgraced and demonetized, a washed up internet personality tries to win back his followers by livestreaming himself spending one night alone in a haunted house. When he accidentally pisses off a vengeful spirit, his comeback event becomes a real-time fight for his life (and social relevance) as he faces off with the sinister spirit of the house and her own powerful following. [more inside]
Movie: The Sixth Sense
Young Cole Sear (Haley Joel Osment) is haunted by a dark secret: he is visited by ghosts. He is too afraid to tell anyone about his anguish, except child psychologist Dr. Malcolm Crowe (Bruce Willis). As Dr. Crowe tries to uncover the truth about Cole's supernatural abilities, the consequences for client and therapist are a jolt that awakens them both to something unexplainable. [more inside]
Movie: Lady in White
Locked in the cloakroom after school as a Halloween prank, Frankie (Lukas Haas) meets the ghost of a young neighborhood girl, Melissa Anne Montgomery (Joelle Jacobi), who had been found strangled to death 10 years before. Frankie soon learns that nine other children have been killed in the years since, and with the spectral help of Melissa and her mother, a grieving apparition known as The Lady in White (Karen Powell), he attempts to discover the murderer before he becomes his latest victim. [more inside]
Movie: The Entity
Single mother Carla Moran (Barbara Hershey) is sexually assaulted by an invisible force. She begins therapy with Dr. Phil Sneiderman (Ron Silver), a psychiatrist who believes Carla's traumatic past is motivating her to commit self-induced injuries, rather than anything supernatural. When the attacks continue, Carla invites two college students with an interest in the paranormal to visit her house. After seeing the ghost in action, they agree to help Carla defeat her invisible attacker. [more inside]
Movie: The Innkeepers
During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees (Sara Paxton, Pat Healy) determined to reveal the hotel's haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay. [more inside]
For Halloween 1992, the BBC decides to broadcast an investigation into the supernatural, hosted by TV chat-show legend Michael Parkinson. Parky (assisted by Mike Smith, Sarah Greene & Craig Charles) and a camera crew attempt to discover the truth behind the most haunted house in Britain. This ground-breaking live television experiment does not go as planned, however. [more inside]
After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign pays off when a knockout cellist hires the squad to purge her swanky digs of demons that appear to be living in her refrigerator. [more inside]
Hotel Del Luna: Hotel del Luna (Full Season) Season 1, Ep 0
When he's invited to manage a hotel for dead souls, an elite hotelier gets to know the establishment's ancient owner and her strange world. [more inside]
Movie: Lake Mungo
Alice drowns while swimming and her family begins experiencing inexplicable events in their home. The family hires a parapsychologist whose investigation unveils Alice's secret double life and leads them all to Lake Mungo. [more inside]
Movie: 13 Ghosts
Reclusive Dr. Zorba has died and left his mansion to his nephew Cyrus and his family. They will need to search the house to find the doctor's fortune, but along with the property they have also inherited the occultist's collection of 13 ghosts. A film by William Castle. [more inside]
Movie: House on Haunted Hill
Frederick Loren (Vincent Price) has invited five strangers to a party of a lifetime. He is offering each of them $10,000 if they can stay the night in a house. But the house is no ordinary house. This house has a reputation for murder. Frederick offers them each a gun for protection. They all arrived in a hearse and will either leave in it $10,000 richer or leave in it dead. [more inside]
"Nina Dean has arrived at her early thirties as a successful food writer with loving friends and family, plus a new home and neighbourhood. When she meets Max, a beguiling romantic hero who tells her on date one that he's going to marry her, it feels like all is going to plan. A new relationship couldn't have come at a better time - her thirties have not been the liberating, uncomplicated experience she was sold."--Goodreads [more inside]
Ghosts (US): Pilot; Hello! (episodes 1 and 2) Season 1, Ep 1
Samantha and Jay throw both caution and money to the wind when they decide to convert a rundown country estate they inherited into a bed & breakfast -- only to find it's inhabited by the many opinionated spirits of deceased residents who now call it home. (CBS remake of the BBC original) [more inside]
The crew of a horror web series travels to an abandoned asylum for a live broadcast. It soon encounters much more than expected as it moves deeper inside the nightmarish old building.
Book: Black Water Sister
Zen Cho's latest fantasy novel: "A reluctant medium discovers the ties that bind can unleash a dangerous power in this compelling Malaysian-set contemporary fantasy." A closeted gay woman moves, with her mom and dad, back from the US to Malaysia, and discovers even more secrets to untangle. Suspenseful, funny, observant.
Truth Seekers: Season 1 Season 1, Ep 0
Nick Frost stars as ISP engineer Gus who hunts ghosts with his apprentice Elton John (no, not that one) in his spare time in between fixing customers' wifi signals. As their haunted stake outs become more terrifying they begin to uncover an apocalyptic conspiracy.
Ghosts (UK): Series 1 Season 1, Ep 0
From the folks behind Horrible Histories, Ghosts is comedy cast from a very Blackadderian mold. [more inside]
To gain a company endorsement, a horror vlogger stays at a cursed hotel on Halloween. [more inside]
Julie and the Phantoms: Season 1 Season 1, Ep 0
Teenager Julie finds her passion for music and life while helping the Phantoms, a trio of ghostly guys, become the band they were never able to be. (Netflix) [more inside]
What We Do in the Shadows: Ghosts Season 2, Ep 2
The vampires hold a seance to deal with a ghost infestation, which leads to a larger ghost infestation. [more inside]
Supernatural: Mint Condition Season 14, Ep 4
Dean continues to struggle; Sam must think fast when action figures come to life, and the heroes find themselves living in a real-life horror movie. [more inside]
A brother-sister team who fake paranormal encounters for cash get more than they bargained for when a job at a haunted estate turns very, very real. (iMDB)
In a spooky small town, when a slew of pizza delivery boys are slain on the job, two daring survivors set out to catch the culprits behind the cryptic crime spree.
Movie: The Innocents
A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted. [more inside]
Adventure Time: The First Investigation Season 10, Ep 8
G-g-g-ghosts! [more inside]
Movie: Personal Shopper
A personal shopper in Paris refuses to leave the city until she makes contact with her twin brother who previously died there. Her life becomes more complicated when a mysterious person contacts her via text message.
Movie: Clouds of Sils Maria
An aging actress faces uncomfortable self-reflection as she prepares to star in a revival of the play that launched her career — but this time as the older member of the central couple. [more inside]
American Horror Story: Be Our Guest Season 5, Ep 12
Everybody dies, probably. I don't know. Look, this is the fifth season of this show, you know how things go around here. [more inside]
Supernatural: Plush Season 11, Ep 7
The incredibly awesome Sheriff Hanscum asks the Winchester boys to help out with a case involving a bunny mask-wearing murderer.
Supernatural: Paint it Black Season 10, Ep 16
Rowena is stirring up trouble in Hell, so Crowley brings her an unexpected gift to appease her. The Winchesters pursue a case in which church members are dying suspiciously. Dean meets a "hot" nun.
Nathan for You: Mechanic / Realtor Season 2, Ep 1
Nathan explores exciting new opportunities for an auto mechanic and a realtor.