All set for fright night – spooky se­ries and scary movies

Scare your­self silly with some hor­ror on Hal­loween. Starz­play is host­ing Fright Week, so turn the lights down low and freak out to some scary fare! Here’s our pick of the bunch on starz­play.com

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Amer­i­can Psycho

Chris­tian Bale is bril­liant as New York yup­pie Pa­trick Bateman in this 2000 drama based on the Bret Eas­ton El­lis novel of the same name. Bateman leads a dou­ble life as a ma­te­ri­al­is­tic Wall Street banker and a se­rial killer. Dif­fi­cult viewing.

Car­rie Chloe Grace Moretz and Ju­lianne Moore star in this 2013 ver­sion of the Stephen King novel about an out­cast who uses her pow­ers of telekine­sis to shock­ing ef­fect. Per­haps not quite as fright­en­ing as Brian De Palma’s 1976 ef­fort, which starred Sissy Spacek and Piper Lau­rie.

Han­ni­bal Mads Mikkelsen stars as Dr Han­ni­bal

Lecter, a psy­chi­a­trist and se­rial killer, in this TV se­ries, which is based on the re­la­tion­ship be­tween Lecter and FBI pro­filer Will Gra­ham (Hugh Dancy). An­thony Hop­kins and Jodie Foster fa­mously played the roles in the 1991 Os­car win­ner Si­lence of the Lambs.

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