It's that time again; the time to make resolutions, remember to write the correct year on things and time for a new batch of horror films and documentaries to hit Netflix and DVD/Blu-ray. This list for January 2017 isn't a very lengthy one, but what will be available is pretty promising.
The Shining: A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: OK...this isn't really horror but it is a classic. A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.
It Follows: A young woman is followed by an unknown supernatural force after a sexual encounter.
Hostage to the Devil (Documentary): A child possessed. An exorcist locked in combat with an ancient evil. In the battle for saving a soul, just who really is the 'Hostage to the Devil'?
Hallowed: After witnessing his father murder his mom, 10 year-old Gabriel becomes insane. Now 20 years later, Gabriel begins a twisted mission of finding vulnerable victims to kill, while believing it's all in the name of God.
The Rezort: A safari park, offers paying guests the opportunity to kill as many zombies as they please following an outbreak.
Sharknado: The 4th Awakens: Fin, his family and the cosmos have been blissfully sharknado-free in the five years since the most recent attack, but now sharks and tornadoes are being whipped up in unexpected ways and places.
Blair Witch: After discovering a video showing what he believes to be his vanished sister Heather, James and a group of friends head to the forest believed to be inhabited by the Blair Witch.
Never Sleep Again/Crystal Lake Memories: The definitive documentaries for both the A Nightmare on Elm Street and Friday the 13th franchises together.
Dead of Winter: A fledgling actress is lured to a remote mansion for a screen-test, soon discovering she is actually a prisoner in the middle of a blackmail plot.
Blood Rage: As kids, Todd is institutionalized for a murder whilst his twin goes free. 10 years later, on Thanksgiving, Todd escapes and a killing spree begins in his neighborhood.
The Monster: A mother and daughter must confront a terrifying monster when they break down on a deserted road.
Poltergeist II: The Other Side (Collector's Edition): The Freeling family have a new house, but their troubles with supernatural forces don't seem to be over.
Poltergeist III (Collector's Edition): Carol Anne is staying with her aunt in a highrise building, and the supernatural forces that have haunted her previously follow her there.
Parents: A young boy living in 1950s suburbia suspects his parents are cannibalistic murderers.
Check back on January 31st for February's list of horror coming to Netflix and DVD/Blu-ray. Happy streaming/collecting!