What’s New on VOD: Hulu October 2017.

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What’s New on VOD: Hulu October 2017.

Hulu increases its output in October.  That’s not hard, since it only had one new show in September!

It seems that Hulu is still feeling its way around creating original content.  It has had some stunning success this year already with The Handmaid’s Tale, now it just needs to increase the output so that there is more than one new offering every month.  A promising sign is the three original show premiers dropping in October, and the inclusion of a new documentary film about The Dana Carvey Show.  Sure, documentaries are kind of training wheels for new studios – lets not forget how long Netflix relied on documentaries! –  and The Dana Carvey Show may have been watched by all of two people (I assume Dana Carvey’s parents, but I could be wrong)  but at least Hulu is making an effort*

*Editor’s Note:  none of Hulu’s new content has trailers, so I take back what I said about them making an effort.  There’s not even a title shot image to be found!

What's New on VOD: Hulu October 2017.
Yeah, this was the closest to promo material I could find. Way to step up your game, Hulu.

Hulu October 2017.

Original Films:

  • Too Funny to Fail  (10/21)

This documentary takes a look a the tremendous hype and tremendous failure of The Dana Carvey Show, a prime-time talk show hosted by a comedian at the top of his career that flamed out spectacularly.  By examining one show, the doc talks more broadly about comedy and comedians and the rough transition many make to and from prime time.

Original Shows:

  • Chance Season 2  (10/11)
  • I Love You, America  (10/12)
  • Freakish  (10/18)

Our Pick:  Freakish.

After a chemical plant explodes nearby, a small town high school becomes a fallout shelter for a gaggle of adolescents.  Now the group of teenagers must survive the mutant apocalypse…and homeroom.

What could have been a flash in the pan send up of zombie apocalypse shows and young adult fantasy fulfillment has managed to bite and claw and snark its way into a full fledged show with two full seasons under its belt.  I can’t imagine three years trapped in the same mutant filled high school…oh wait, yes I can, yes we all can.  I guess that’s part of whats keeping this oddball mutant show going.

Movie Release Schedule:

10/1

1492: Conquest of Paradise

• 50 First Dates
• 6 Dead Souls
• A Fistful of Dollars
• A Long Walk Home
• Abduction of Jennifer Grayson
• Across the Great Divide
• Across the Universe
• The Adventures of Panda Warrior
• Alice
• The Amityville Horror
• Another 9 ½ Weeks
• Arlo: The Burping Pig
• Arthur’s Missing Pal
• Asylum of Darkness
• Bananas
• Bethany
• Blood Ransom
• Blue Chips

• The Bounty
• Broadway Danny Rose
• Broken Mile
• Brotherhood of Justice
• Bubba the Redneck Werewolf
• Butterfly Girl
• Cabin Fear
• Cabin Fever
• Care Bears: Friends Forever
• Care Bears: Magical Adventures
• Carrie
• Carrie 2: The Rage
• Clueless
• The Confession
• Congo
• Covenant
• The Creature Below
• The Crying Game
• Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest
• The Cutting Edge
• Deliver Us from Evil
• Deuces Wild
• The Devil’s Advocate
• The Devil’s Double
• The Disappearance of Alice Creed
• The Disembodied
• Election
• Elephant Kingdom
• End of a Gun
• Enemy at the Gate
• Escape From Alcatraz
• Escape From L.A.
• Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007
• The Faculty
• Fall Time
• Fargo
• Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
• Fierce People
• The Final Cut
• Fire in the Sky
• A Fistful of Dollars
• Fly Me to the Moon
• Frances
• Frog Kingdom
• From Dusk till Dawn
• Gandhi
• The Ghost and the Darkness
• Ghost World
• Ghosts of Darkness
• Ghoulies
• Ghoulies II
• The Glass Coffin
Godzilla
• Godzilla 2000
• Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla
• Godzilla Vs. Destroyah
• Godzilla Vs. King Ghidorah
• Godzilla Vs. Mechagodzilla II
• Godzilla Vs. Megaguirus: The G Annihilation Strategy
• Godzilla Vs. Mothra
• Godzilla Vs. Spacegodzilla
• Godzilla, Mothra, And King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack
• Godzilla: Final Wars
• Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.

• Grease 2
• Guess Who
• Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
• Hatchet
• Heaven Can Wait
• Hellboy
• Hemingway’s Garden of Eden
• High Tension
• The Holiday
• Hostel
• Hostel 2
• Hot Pursuit
• The Human Stain
• The Hunted
• Hunting Grounds
• Invasion of the Body Snatchers
• Jesus’s Son
• Kalifornia
Kill Bill: Volume 1, 2
• Little Shop of Horrors
• A Long Walk Home
• Love Finds You in Valentine
• Love Hurts
• The Maddening
The Madness of King George

• March of the Penguins
• Mousehunt
• New Year’s Evil
• Ninja III: The Domination
• The One
• Oogieloves: The Big Balloon Adventure
• Out of Time
• Paulie
• Pet Sematary
• Philadelphia
• Pi
• Pieces of April
Postcards From the Edge
• Pride
• The Punisher
• Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman
• Reds
• Rent
• Road House
• Scream at the Devil
• Snake Eyes
• Southwest of Salem
• Space Guardians
• Species III
• Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams
• Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over
• The Station Agent
• Swingers
• Teenage Ghost Punk
• This Binary Universe
• The Uninvited
• Under Siege
• U.S. vs. John Lennon
• The Velveteen Rabbit
• Volver
• Warpath
• Wes Craven Presents: Dracula 2000
• What Lies Beneath
• The Whistleblower
• Yellowbird

10/4

• Bad Frank
Colossal
• Frontera
• Rapture-Palooza
• The Reagan Show

10/5

• The Fog

10/7

• Blair Witch

10/9

• A Long Way Down

10/10

• Brotherhood of Blades

10/11

• Folk Hero & Funny Guy
• The Lookalike

10/12

• Blind
• I Love You Both

10/14

• Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

10/15

• Bounce
• Cruel and Unusual
• The Crying Game
• The Fly Room
• Get Rich or Die Tryin’

• Jersey Girl
• Like Water for Chocolate
• Mamaboy
• The Other Dream Team
• Orthodox
• This Is Meg
• Undisputed
• Unzipped
• The Whole Truth

10/18

• Arctic Adventure: On Frozen Pond
• In the Radiant City
• Isolation
• No Way to Live
• Phoenix Forgotten
• Skating to New York

10/22

• 2:22

10/28

Arrival

10/29

• Priceless
• That Sugar Film

10/31

• Midnight Express

 

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