New on Netflix is a weekly feature appearing every Friday, listing all of the week’s newest genre film related additions to everyone’s favorite streaming service–and just in time for the weekend! So pop some popcorn, crack open a few beers, dim the lights, and kill a few hours in Wicked Horror style.
The Code, Season 1 (2014)
“Investigating a deadly car crash, a journalist and his hacker brother stumble into a conspiracy that reaches into the upper echelons of government.” – Action and adventure from the land down under.Preservation (2014)
“In this well-crafted thriller, the hunters become the hunted as three urbanites venture into the backwoods for a brush with nature that goes horribly awry when they find themselves being pursued by masked killers.” – It’s The Strangers meets Mother Nature… only not nearly as good.
“In this shocking tale based on true events, charismatic Professor Coupland and a few of his brightest students set out to summon a poltergeist. Creating the destructive entity is one matter; controlling it won’t be as easy.” – Nicola Odeku calls this “clever” and “enjoyable”. Read the review here.
“Determined to make it as an actress in Hollywood, Sarah Walker spends her days working a dead-end job, enduring petty friendships and going on countless casting calls in hopes of catching her big break. After a series of strange auditions, Sarah lands the leading role in a new film from a mysterious production company. But with this opportunity comes bizarre ramifications that will transform her both mentally and physically into something beautiful… and altogether terrifying. From the producer of Cheap Thrills and Jodorowsky’s Dune, Dennis Widmyer & Kevin Kolsch’s Starry Eyes is an occult tale of ambition, possession, and the true cost of fame.” – One of the best films of last year is now available on Netflix. Read Tyler’s review here.