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, with very few new additions at all this month after the bizarre choice to take down almost fifty percent of the horror selection the day before October began.
The selection is beefing back up, though, slowly but surely. Hopefully that will keep up as we begin the new year.
So kick back, relax, make some popcorn—as yesterday was national popcorn day—while we bring you what’s new on Netflix for the week of January 20th, 2017.
Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens
The Sharknado series continues with The 4th Awakens. It’s one of the wittier titles in the franchise, a nice play on The Force Awakens which, in a just world, would also have been the fourth Star Wars movie. This one won’t give you anything if you’re not already a fan of the series. But if you are, then it will deliver on all the absurdity you’ve come to expect.
Not much to say about this one except that, according to the official synopsis, it’s set in the near future in a technology-reliant society that pits humans against killing machines. It all sounds very Terminator and Black Mirror, but at least looks like it’s done with a sense of style.