This January is not only the start of a new year, but it is also the start of a new decade, and the releases for the month are even more cause for celebration. For the first time in forever, Netflix has actually beaten Shudder in the amount of horror titles they will be releasing. DVD/Blu-ray releases are also quite impressive for the first month of 2020.
Ghost Stories: Indian anthology horror film, consisting of four short film segments.
Inception: A thief who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a C.E.O.
The Ring: A journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone one week to the day after they view it.
Tremors: Natives of a small isolated town defend themselves against strange underground creatures which are killing them one by one.
What Lies Beneath: The wife of a university research scientist believes that her lakeside Vermont home is haunted by a ghost - or that she is losing her mind.
The Evil Dead: Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons.
Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez: A look into the mind of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez and what could have made him kill his best friend.
The Ghost Bride: After receiving an unusual business proposal, a young woman experiences strange phenomena.
The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Part 3: In the wake of her defeat of the Dark Lord, Sabrina and her friends must figure out how to rescue her boyfriend, Nick, from Hell. With the rise of the Church of Lilith, will Father Blackwood stay in the wind or will he make his presence known?
Raising Cain: The oncologist wife of a prominent child psychologist suspects her husband has an unhealthy scientific obsession with their child, unaware of what - or who - is really going on inside his head.
I Am a Killer: Season 2: Follows Death Row inmates, who tell the story of how they ended up there.
The House of the Devil: In 1983, financially struggling college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret, putting her life in mortal danger.
Luz: Luz, a young cabdriver, drags herself into the brightly lit entrance of a run-down police station. A demonic entity follows her, determined to finally be close to the woman it loves.
The Monster Squad: A young group of monster fanatics attempt to save their hometown from Count Dracula and his monsters.
Demon: A young man travels to the hometown of his future wife where he knows no one. As a wedding gift from the bride’s grandfather, he receives a piece of land where the two can build a house and raise a happy family. While preparing to build, he finds human bones buried beneath the new property. Strange things begin to happen to change this happy couple’s life forever. A modern take on one of the most famous figures of Jewish folklore, the dybbuk, a spirit of a person not properly laid to rest that seeks to inhabit the body of a living person.
Patchwork: A bombastic throw-back horror-comedy that follows three young women who go out partying one night and find themselves Frankensteined together in one body. Now they must put aside their differences so they can find who did this and exact revenge!
The Marshes: Deep in a remote marshland, three young biologists conduct research but when they encounter evil, science ends and survival begins.
Tammy the T-Rex: An evil scientist implants the brain of Michael, a murdered high school student, into a Tyrannosaurus. He escapes, wreaks vengeance on his high school tormentors, and is reunited with his sweetheart Tammy.
Four Hands: After Sophie and Jessica had witnessed a brutal crime when they were kids, Jessica promised her younger sister Sophie: "I will always protect you!" Growing older, this promise became an obsession. Now, Jessica (28) is suffering from paranoia and sees threats to her and her sister everywhere. But Sophie (26) wants to live a normal life without fear, without her sister. She wants to become a pianist and wants to fall in love. When the perpetrators are released of prison after 20 years, Jessica is shocked and wants to confront them. But an accident changes everything. Jessica's promise to always protect her little sister turns into an existential nightmare.
The Dead Lands: Waka encounters a determined young woman, Mehe, who becomes both his protégé and moral compass. Together, they navigate tribal politics, the unsettled ghosts of Ancestors and other forces both natural and supernatural, on a quest to discover who “broke the world” and how to repair it—if it’s not too late.
Bliss: A brilliant painter facing the worst creative block of her life turns to anything she can to complete her masterpiece, spiraling into a hallucinatory hellscape of drugs, sex, and murder in the sleazy underbelly of Los Angeles.
Joker: In Gotham City, mentally troubled comedian Arthur Fleck is disregarded and mistreated by society. He then embarks on a downward spiral of revolution and bloody crime. This path brings him face-to-face with his alter-ego: the Joker.
The Lighthouse: Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
Girl on the Third Floor: Don Koch tries to renovate a rundown mansion with a sordid history for his growing family, only to learn that the house has other plans.
The Shed: A hunter gets bitten by a vampire and runs into a shed to avoid sunlight. Stan, a 17 y.o. on probation, and his supervisor grandpa live next to it. Stan's bullied high school buddy can use a monster.
The Addams Family: The eccentrically macabre family moves to a bland suburb where Wednesday Addams' friendship with the daughter of a hostile and conformist local reality show host exacerbates conflict between the families.
Zombieland: Double Tap: Columbus, Tallahassee, Wichita, and Little Rock move to the American heartland as they face off against evolved zombies, fellow survivors, and the growing pains of the snarky makeshift family.
Countdown: When a nurse downloads an app that claims to predict the moment a person will die, it tells her she only has three days to live. With the clock ticking and a figure haunting her, she must find a way to save her life before time runs out.
I See You: Strange occurrences plague a small town detective and his family as he investigates the disappearance of a young boy.
Terminator: Dark Fate: An augmented human and Sarah Connor must stop an advanced liquid Terminator, from hunting down a young girl, whose fate is critical to the human race.
Come back at the end of January to see what's coming in February.