Category: Movies

Netflix streaming movies: the 18 horror of 2012

Scream maskAs if to say, “oh, the horror.”

Oops, did I miss a word?  Shouldn’t that be “the best of horror 2012?” No.  If I did a Top 18 list for 2012 releases available via Netflix streaming, that would be all of them.  This really is just the horror of 2012. That’s right, and this is that list.  Netflix has a whopping eighteen horror releases from 2012.  Of them, I’ve seen five seven (when I started this post, now it’s many), and given most of those 3 stars out of 5.

Mind you, I tend to pick by Highest Rated not Year Released anyway. The last movie I’d watched as of when I started this article, the 1971 Murders in the Rue Morgue starring Jason Robards with Gordon Hessler as director…was a yawner.  david-697 hits the nail on the head in their review at  Where any facts may be in error, it’s truthy and that’s good enough.  That reviewer still managed to give it 7 stars out of 10, which I tend to think of as 3.5 out of 5 even though I’m sure I’m probably wrong in doing that somehow.  That would put it safely  in the “liked it quite a bit, needs help” range for me, so that’s far too generous.  I gave it 2 out of 5. (more…)