“American Horror Story” fans need not wait long as the premiere date for its sixth season was finally revealed. The premiere is only more than two months away, but that can still be a pretty long time. Hence, if you’re looking for some good horror flicks to get you by, we make a list for you.
Season 6 of “American Horror Story” returns on September 14 at 10 p.m. ET, Entertainment Weekly relays. The website is right in saying that the new season is pretty much bound in secrecy. However, it is known that Cheyenne Jackson returns for this next installment.
Since not much is known about the upcoming season, its theme could be anything. The possibilities of season 6’s new horror are endless at this point. While you think about those possibilities, here are 5 (sort of) horror movies you should check out on Netflix to give you ideas.
1. “The Exorcist”
Arguably the film that set a chain of exorcism-type films, “The Exorcist” is considered a classic in the genre. It is unlikely that “American Horror Story” season 6 go with this theme, but the show could certainly adapt something from the classic, if it wanted to.
2. “The Awakening”
AHS is known for its period-set seasons. “The Awakening” is a period film which can certainly serve as an inspiration. Collider had this to say about the film:
“Director Nick Murphy delivers a terrific, brooding period horror film with a great central performance by Rebecca Hall as Florence Cathcart, a paranormal debunker working in 1921 England.”
A “paranormal debunker” would certainly be a good excuse for AHS to explore multiple storylines in a single season.
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This film involves mirrors and some sort of time-travelling. Not one to shy away from timeline shifts, “American Horror Story” could once again delve into a storyline that connects a present-day haunting to the past.
This film is the most unlikely one to serve as inspiration for AHS season 6. However, if the show plans on taking an entirely new path, “Pandemic’s” theme is worth a try.
5. “The Nightmare”
This documentary offers a very good look into a real-life horror experienced by some people: sleep paralysis. The eerily similar images experienced by the subjects of the film makes for an interesting AHS theme.
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