February isn’t exactly loaded with new additions to Netflix, but a few of the new arrivals will definitely satisfy the any horror anytime fanatic. Christina Ricci returns as Lizzie Borden, and powerhouse Uma Thurman shows her chops in a classic 90s flick, and if you’re on the prowl for something the youngsters can watch, there are a pair of pics that should get the job done. Don’t be too bummed with this list, as we’ll no doubt see some surprising and unexpected genre additions throughout the month.
A big-city cop from L.A. moves to a small-town police force and immediately finds himself investigating a murder. Using theories rejected by his colleagues, the cop, John Berlin, meets a young blind woman named Helena, who he is attracted to. Meanwhile, a serial killer is on the loose and only John knows it.
The Lizzie Borden Chronicles: Season One
Fictionalized account of actual events and people surrounding Lizzie Borden after controversial acquittal of the double murder of her father and stepmother in 1892.
Para Elisa is a terrifying story based on a simple, innocent children’s game. Something that looks naive and harmless turns into the worst nightmare, into the struggle to escape a tragic and expected end, into an explicit and inevitable horror.
The Mystery Inc. gang have gone their separate ways and have been apart for two years, until they each receive an invitation to Spooky Island. Not knowing that the others have also been invited, they show up and discover an amusement park that affects young visitors in very strange ways. Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy and Scooby soon realize that they cannot solve this mystery without help from each other.
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed
When Mystery, Inc. are guests of honor at the grand opening of the Coolsville Museum of Criminology, a masked villain shows up and creates havoc before stealing the costumes of the gang’s most notorious villains: Black Knight Ghost, Pterodactyl Ghost and Tar Monster. Could it be that their nemesis, mad scientist Jonathan Jacobo has returned and is trying to recreate their deadliest foes? Velma has a crush on the hunk / museum curator Patrick Wisely but why is he acting so suspicious? The Mystery Gang is hard pressed to succeed this time, since pesky TV reporter Heather Jasper-Howe insists they are buffoons.
The Returned: Season 2
Focuses on a small town that is turned upside down when several local people, who have been long presumed dead suddenly reappear, having not aged and unaware of their own fatality. As they attempt to resume their lives, strange phenomena and gruesome murders begin to occur.