New on Netflix is a weekly feature here at Wicked Horror where we take a look at the latest additions to everyone’s favorite streaming service. It can be tough sifting through all those horror titles, not really knowing what’s worth watching and what isn’t. Sometimes, you know exactly what you’re looking for, but when you go to watch it the title has already been taken down. Here, we do our best to let you know what’s been added and re-added from week to week.

As always, the beginning of the month hit us with a lot of strong material, with some current favorites and old classics alike. Admittedly, things have been lacking of late, but some old favorites have returned to the streaming service after a lengthy absence.

The selection is beefing back up, though, slowly but surely. Hopefully that will keep up as we move further into the year.

So kick back, relax, and make some popcorn while we bring you what’s new on Netflix for the week of May 18th, 2018.

The Phantom of the Opera (2004)

For musical fans, it might be worth pointing out that Joel Schumacher’s adaptation of the smash broadway musical of Phantom of the Opera has returned to Netflix. This is a divisive film, as many Schumacher features are, but even though it may have its faults it is an impressive and lavish adaptation that embraces all of the excess the director is known for.

With an impressive cast (though, admittedly, they definitely vary in singing ability) and impessive production design, Phantom of the Opera is at the very least worth a look.

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