Do you find bigger the streaming services like Netflix and Hulu to be lacking in terms of quality horror offerings? Would you like another horror-centric streaming service to subscribe to alongside Shudder and Full Moon Features? Then you'll be happy to know that MVD Entertainment Group and Rue Morgue have teamed up to launch the Midnight Movie Society, a curated Subscription Video on Demand service specializing in Extreme Underground, Taboo and Cult Horror movies.
Now genre fans can gain access to a film library of shocking underground, outrageous gore, creature features, cult classics and much more. Those with a taste for the weirdest and wildest reaches of genre cinema will not be disappointed!
"The bigger platforms are catering to the masses and have gone puritanical in many cases, making it very difficult for filmmakers to reach their audience," says Ed Seaman, C.O.O. of MVD Entertainment Group. "MVD has a great deal of this type of content and when it is live on major platforms, it performs really well. Maybe too well for some of the mainstream platforms."
Midnight Movie Society will also cater to more traditional horror fare as well, pulling from the thousands of film hours from in MVD’s vast catalog. In addition, Rue Morgue will also be finding and curating fresh and unusual content for the service.
"As larger streaming platforms continue to crack down on content, there’s an urgent need to create a space for boundary-pushing films unencumbered by strangling content restrictions," said Adrianna Gober, Director of Programming. "As a lifelong horror fan, I’m proud and excited to be working with MVD Entertainment Group and genre champions Rue Morgue Magazine to bring Midnight Movie Society to the masses."
Midnight Movie Society will be available for $4.99 per month, or $47.88 per year subscription, and will launch on iOS, Roku and web on Friday the 13th, September 2019.