Fans Describe This New Horror Entry On The Hulu Charts As: “‘The Babadook’ meets ‘Barbarian'”


One of the most underrated horror movies of the year has just made a little nest for itself on the Hulu charts. The film crawled onto the app a few days ago and has been catching a wider audience than its very limited theatrical release allowed it. We are very happy to report that the people have Cobweb on the brain this week. Let us untangle what we know about this disturbing title.

Rotten Tomatoes Synopsis

“Eight-year-old Peter is plagued by a mysterious, constant tap, tap from inside his bedroom wall — a tapping that his parents insist is all in his imagination. As Peter’s fear intensifies, he believes that his parents (Lizzy Caplan and Antony Starr) could be hiding a terrible, dangerous secret and questions their trust. And for a child, what could be more frightening than that?”

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Cobweb was directed by Samuel Bodin. It was written by Chris Thomas Devlin. It stars Lizzy Caplan, Woody Norman, Cleopatra Coleman, and Antony Starr.

Most viewers are living for how unsettling the movie is. Many are also losing it over Lizzy Caplan and Antony Starr getting to do something scarier than most of their fans have come to expect from them.

See what Twitter is saying

Rewatching #Cobweb during autumn (and not August) was excellent. I want to extract all the autumnal spooky vibes from this movie and bathe in it. I love it. Can’t wait to see what Samuel Bodin does next

— Hermit Witch (@hello_jaime) October 22, 2023

Wow! A movie everybody said was good is actually mega good! #COBWEB (on @hulu) isn’t just the best horror movie of the year this week. It’s one of, if not the, best of the year year.

— Shane BAT!🦇terling 🦇 (@ShaneBitterling) October 25, 2023

i don’t know what i was expecting #cobweb to be but, that exceeded my expectations 😳 i might have to leave the light on after that one… that movie played on my one and only fear 😭🙈

— megan (@meganxmarie) October 22, 2023

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Cobweb is Samuel Bodin’s first full-length feature. However, I highly recommend checking out Marianne on Netflix when you’re ready to see more of his work. He directed and co-wrote that creepy little series that not enough people are talking about.

Watch the trailer for Cobweb

Did you get caught up in Cobweb on Hulu this month? Then we should geek out about how pretty, creepy, and wonderful the movie is at @misssharai.


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