It’s October, folks! Spooky nights and Halloween fright are in full swing, but we know some of you would rather stay at home. Thus, Netflix is offering a feast of exciting new shows this month – from serial killer docu-series to Guillermo del Toro’s chilling tales – that will have you on the edge of your seat!
The Trapped 13: How We Survived The Thai Cave
The riveting cave rescue of 12 boys and their coach has been told from several angles, but for the first time, hear directly from the survivors themselves in the documentary film The Trapped 13: How We Survived The Thai Cave. The film features members of the genuine Wild Boars squad and depicts the intimate details of their amazing struggle for survival.
Along with Coach Eak and chosen Wild Boars team members, the video includes first-person testimonies from some of the boys’ family members, local specialists and officials, as well as worldwide participants to the rescue operation, contributing to the public record of the dramatic rescue.
The Midnight Club
The Midnight Club is based mostly on Christopher Pike’s 1994 novel of the same name. At a hospice for terminally sick young adults, eight patients gather every night at midnight to share their tales — and make a deal that the next one to die will send a sign from the other side.
The School for Good and Evil
Best friends Sophie and Agatha find themselves on opposing sides of a modern fairy tale when they are whisked away into an enchanting school where young heroes and villains are educated to safeguard the balance of good and evil. THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL stars Sophia Anne Caruso, Sofia Wylie, Michelle Yeoh, Kerry Washington, and Charlize Theron and is based on Soman Chainani’s epic international best-selling trilogy.
Tiga Janda Melawan Dunia
Determined to purchase RM15,000 concert tickets to watch their favourite artist, three widows – portrayed by adored legends Khatijah Tan, Normah Damanhuri, and Raja Azura – launch a vape juice company. Their business quickly becomes a success, providing them with the finances they require to meet the heartthrob singer. However, what goes up must come down, as their business attracts unsavoury types, drawing the ire of local criminal masters.
Guillermo Del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities
In this breathtakingly gorgeous, spine-tingling horror compilation selected by Guillermo del Toro, bizarre dreams unfurl in eight stories of fear. These eight equally clever and scary tales (including two original stories by del Toro) are brought to life by a team of authors and filmmakers specifically handpicked by del Toro, ranging from macabre to mystical, gothic to grotesque, or classically spooky.
The Good Nurse
Amy, played by Academy Award winner Jessica Chastain, is a loving nurse and single mother dealing with a life-threatening heart ailment who is pushed to her physical and emotional breaking point by the night shifts at the ICU. But aid arrives when Charlie, a smart and empathic colleague nurse, played by Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne, starts at her unit.
The two form a close and dedicated bond while spending long hours in the hospital. However, after a string of inexplicable patient deaths sparks an inquiry that points to Charlie as the leading suspect, Amy is forced to put her life and the safety of her children in danger in order to find the truth.
The film is a spin on Freaky Friday in which an unpopular high school senior miraculously exchanges bodies with a middle-aged serial murderer and discovers she only has 24 hours to undo the curse.
Through the Darkness: Season 1
At a period when Korea’s first serial killings terrified the country, a team of determined investigators investigates the minds of killers. This gripping series is based on actual events and stars Kim Nam-Gil, Jin Sun-Kyu, and Kim So-Jin.
Aftershock: Everest and the Nepal Earthquake
This poignant docuseries about the terrible 2015 earthquake in Nepal is fueled by survivors’ firsthand experiences and authentic video.
Conversations with a Killer: The Jeffrey Dahmer Tapes
Joe Berlinger’s three-part Conversations With A Killer documentary offers never-before-heard audio recordings between Jeffrey Dahmer and his defence team, delving into his warped brain while confronting these open concerns of police responsibility via a modern-day lens.
The Mole is a high-stakes competition series, and twelve individuals collaborate in tasks to add money to a pot that only one of them will win at the end. Among the participants is one who has been codenamed “the Mole” and has been entrusted with disrupting the group’s money-making activities. Finally, one player will outlast the others and uncover the Mole to win the reward pool. For a three-week period, new episodes will be released weekly.
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