Halloween: 5 to watch on Netflix

Resident Evil poster

I don’t know about you, but I’m absolutely knackered! I took the ‘Happy Halloween’ stickers off the window early so that Him Indoors could get a bit of peace from the steady stream of trick-or-treaters (cute little moppets in creepy costumes – just the way it should be). It’s cold and my eyes sting where I can hardly keep them open. He’s asleep already, so I’m going to curl up in bed with my mobile phone and make good use of the Netflix app. So …what to watch?

1. Resident Evil

A surprisingly enjoyable piece of zombie fluff that works both as trashy horror and video game celebration. But then you know this, since they’ve made six RE films and statistically you’ve already seen at least one of them. Zombie-kills aside, this is chiefly fun to spot the rising cast before they were really famous.

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I once had a Twinkie for breakfast every day for a week. We don’t get Twinkies in this country, so my friend posted some over, and I started each day with a sugar rush. If I thought the Twinkie’s days on this earth were numbered, I’d probably shoot up some zombies in search of the stuff, but I’m not sure that I’d actually risk my life for the gooey confection.

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