With fall officially in full swing Netflix is busy adding shows and movies. There are some much anticipated new seasons like “Stranger Things 2” as well as some lesser known titles coming too. In this article, we’ll take a look at five new films or shows coming to Netflix. Warning: this article contains spoiler alerts about previous seasons.
Netflix’s unexpected gem, “Stranger Things” is returning this fall. Set in a fictional midwestern town, the story follows a group of friends as they struggle to find their missing friend, Will. The show’s cult following is due primarily to its stylistic tribute to beloved genre films of the 1980s. If there ever were to be a binge worthy show, this action packed nine episode season is sure to be on top of the list. Release Date: October 27
“Mindhunter” Season 1, a Netflix original starring Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, Anna Torv and Hannah Gross is a crime drama where FBI agents are determined to get inside the minds of serial killers in order to understand why they committed their heinous crimes. In a genre already oversaturated with likeminded shows such as Criminal Minds and its spinoffs it will be interesting to see if the show is able to differentiate itself. James Poniewozik of the New York Times seems to think that it does in his review. Release Date: October 13
“The Day I Met El Chapo,” a three part netflix series features Kate del Castillo telling her side of her infamous encounter with notorious drug lord El Joaquin El Chapo Guzman or more commonly known as El Chapo. The documentary series also talks about actor Sean Penn’s role in the their meeting. Castillo wrote an open letter to El Chapo applauding him for being more transparent than the Mexican Government. This lead to El Chapo wanting her to make a documentary about him which led to their meetup. Release Date: October 20
“One of Us” is an all new Netflix Original documentary about the lives of three people who leave the Hasidic Jewish Community. It documents the abuse and trauma they experience as they attempt to leave. Three people, one woman and two men are profiled in their struggles with leaving the Hasidic Community including everything from drug abuse to spousal violence. It is sure to be a thought provoking documentary leaving viewers with many questions to ponder. Release Date: October 20
Based off a Stephen King Novel, the new Netflix Original Film “1922” is sure to appeal to lovers of horror everywhere. The plot of the film revolves around a rancher killing his wife with the help of his son to prevent them from moving. However, it seems that more problems begin to arise for the rancher and his son after his wife dies. He has no die what he has unleashed by killing her. The film has an 88% percent rating from Rotten Tomatoes with no critic consensus yet. It also received 7.5/10 on IMDb with 55 reviews so far. It’s definitely worth checking out if you’re into horror movies and willing to watch one that may not be the most jump scare packed film. Release Date: October 20