Netflix really stepped up its Halloween game this year, launching more exclusive horror series in October 2022 than any other non-themed streaming service in North America. Horror fans have grown accustomed to building their excitement for Mike Flanagan’s annual addition after The Haunting of Hill House series aired in 2018, but this year, a new

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Day Shift Netflix

Vampires vs. The Bronx, Night Teeth, and now J. J. Perry’s Day Shift: someone over at Netflix is into the prospect of investing in vampire horror comedies of varying quality. Day Shift, for the most part, is a competent and entertaining action flick, thanks in no small part to the cast. Jamie Foxx has shown

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  Let’s jump straight to the point for once: Netflix has largely succeeded in adapting Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman, a popular and critically-acclaimed graphic novel which had been deemed “unfilmable”. With Gaiman onboard, a Doctor Who director (Jamie Childs) attached for most of the episodes and a cast comprised of veteran British actors, it’s ultimately

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Ceroboh The Screaming Sky 2022

Ceroboh (aka The Screaming Sky) is a 2022 Malaysian sci-fi thriller, directed by Feisal Azizuddin. Mostly known for directing shorts, Feisal made his move into feature-length directing the drama thriller Kabus as well as Ceroboh in the same year. Written by Chong Keng Fatt, the script was the winning entry out of hundreds entered in

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Thai horror is often overlooked, but can be just as terrifying as its Japanese and Korean counterparts. Luckily, with releases like the wonderful Girl from Nowhere (featured in our best television shows of 2021), Netflix appears to be trying hard to change that. Unfortunately, I would not say that its new horror anthology School Stories is on

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Even though the Asian horror movie craze is not as potent as it was back in the early 2000s, new titles have managed to make their way overseas and have often been met with impressive reception. Netflix, which has become a household staple at this point, even found recent success with Squid Game, a Korean

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One of Netflix’s most popular original series builds the action, leans into horror, and sets up the final, fifth season! **This review contains spoilers** “What have you done?”   Full disclosure: I’ve never been a huge fan of this series. I’ve always liked it, but never loved it. Maybe it’s because I was born in

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Things Heard and Seen 2021 Review

Things Heard and Seen is an unusual, psychological horror film where several tropes are turned on their heads, while the important beats are still captured. Domestic relationships, power dynamics, and identity are all explored in a way that respects the person as more than a victim and an archetype. A Manhattan artist relocates to the

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre Netflix Review 2022

What constitutes a slasher, and how is a particular slasher franchise defined in an identity? Whilst Netflix’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre is a continuation of the very original, as Halloween (2018) was to that respective franchise (modern trend or ‘homage’?), it is undoubtedly having an identity crisis in that it has none of the spirit behind

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Netflix’s Korean TV selection is continuously demonstrating tremendous choice and that’s most evident from the intense zombie uprising of All of Us Are Dead – following the success of other South Korean zombie media such as Kingdom and Alive. Subgenre fatigue with yet another use of the “Z” word is completely subverted by a worthwhile

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