Coming Distractions: Netflix has your Halloween covered with I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives In The House

I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives In The House isn’t just a declarative sentence out of the hypothetical children‘s book More Hauntings With Dick And Jane. It’s also the second feature film by up-and-coming horror director Osgood (a.k.a. Oz) Perkins, which will receive a wide release before Perkins’ debut feature, February (a.k.a. The Blackcoat’s Daughter). A24 bought U.S. distribution rights to The Blackcoat’s Daughter shortly after its debut at TIFF in 2015, but keeps pushing back its release date.

Things are a lot less complicated for Pretty Thing, which hits Netflix this Friday. The streaming service released a trailer for the film earlier today, promising a chilly, cryptic, almost abstract tale on an old-fashioned ghost story. Ruth Wilson stars as Lily, an uptight spinster type who takes a job as a housekeeper/nurse for retired thriller author Iris Blum …

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