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.
A pretty good haul of new movies have been added to Netflix streaming this week, running the gamut from crime capers to creepy horror and cryptozoological docs. Something for you to watch no matter what mood you’re in, genre fans!
Summer of Blood (2014)
“After he foolishly turns down a marriage proposal from his girlfriend, New Yorker Erik Sparrow sees his life suddenly turn sour. What he needs is fresh blood — and a fresh perspective — but it will take a vampire to make that happen.” – Don’t let the cheap-looking poster art deter you. Tyler Doupé calls it a delight. Read his review of the film.
“Released after spending three decades in a penitentiary, a tormented woman returns to her family home determined to confront the mysterious and deadly curse that still plagues the house.” – Read our review of the film here!
“Soon after arriving at a secluded woodland cabin, a honeymooning couple sees their bliss evaporate when a sleepwalking incident leads to increasingly odd behavior by the bride — and mounting paranoia on the part of her groom.” – Go into this movie cold for the best experience. After you watch it, then read our review of the film.
“When a corrupt superior blocks hardworking cop Chili Ngcobo from receiving a well-earned reward, he teams with a gang of thieves to cash in on a one-time heist. But to pull it off, he’ll need his disapproving partner’s consent.” – A gritty heist film from Soweto, South Africa, it’s just as violent as one might expect!
“Hotshot adman Josh goes into an eerie tailspin, first abandoning his career and then landing in a car wreck that puts his daughter Brooke in a coma. Certain the crash was not accidental, Josh chases an ex-girlfriend he suspects is responsible. While Josh battles to regain control of his life, mysterious phone calls have him convinced that Brooke is trying to contact him.” – Is Eliza Duskhu crazy? Crazy hot!
The Truth Behind: Bigfoot (2009)
“Join Bigfoot investigators as they deconstruct a famous film that many believe is the only real footage of the legendary Sasquatch.” – Also available: The Truth Behind: Crop Circles; The Ark; The Bermuda Triangle; The Crystal Skulls; The Dead Sea Scrolls; The Devil’s Bible; The Druids; The Freemasons; The Nasca Lines; The Nevada Triangle; UFOs Over Phoenix; and UFOs. – Again, these will have to do until Netflix makes In Search Of available…
“In the middle of a film shoot, once-successful actor Reagan Pearce is abducted and imprisoned in a remote shack by two sinister figures harboring a twisted agenda. With no help in sight, Reagan must come up with a creative plan to escape his captors.” – Written by, directed by, and starring Ryan Phillipe. At least it should be easy to get your girlfriend to watch it with you.
“Attempting to reach safety, a vacationing family in Egypt must battle the rapidly cooling temperatures that usher in a new Ice Age, covering the Sphinx, Pyramids, and Sahara Desert with mountains of snow.” – From the man that brought us Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark! Hey, wait. Where you going!?
Dead Snow: Red Vs. Dead (2014)
“After medical student Martin escapes from Nazi zombies, he finds himself charged with murdering his friends. But now he’s got more important things to worry about: gathering an army to face off against the bloodthirsty, undead battalion.” – The original Dead Snow is also available. Read our rave review here.
“Everyone knows what happened in Psycho, but this chilling series takes viewers inside Norman Bates’ world before Marion Crane checked in. The story opens following Mr. Bates’ death, as Norman and his mother buy the motel that will bear their name.” – Also available, Bates Motel: Season 1.
“A woman faces pregnancy complications from strange events, that are either psychological or supernatural. A mysterious figure holds the key in this haunting horror thriller set in modern day Savannah.” – With Rebecca Da Costa, Milo Ventimiglia, and a special appearance by…Louis Gosset, Jr!