Netflix has a horror-heavy line up this month, and one of the most anticipated new Netflix Original Films has to be Apostle. This period horror is set in 1905, as a young man heads to an island cult to try and rescue his sister. However, the island community has some truly terrifying secrets. The trailer alone is packed with bloody scenes and horrifying torture, so this is definitely not for the squeamish.
Available: October 12
6. The Kindergarten Teacher
Another film festival acquisition from Netflix this month is The Kindergarten Teacher, starring Maggie Gyllenhaal. This poignant film revolves around an unfulfilled teacher who looks for joy in her poetry classes - and then discovers that one of her students seems to have a gift for writing his own poetry. In her attempts to nurture his talents, she may cross the line from encouragement to obsession…
Available: Octobrt 12
5. Daredevil (Season 3)
Marvel’s Netflix Universe continues with the next season of the show that started it all: Daredevil. Fans can expect more of the same dark superhero goodness that made the first two seasons so popular, with some new plot twists. This season focuses heavily on Wilson Fisk, but will also see the fallout of Daredevil’s secret identity reveals, the dissolution of Nelson & Murdock, and the appearance of Matt Murdock’s mother.
Available: Oct 19th
4. Making A Murderer (Season 2)
Netflix landed a huge hit with the original season of Making A Murderer, a true-crime series that looked at the case of Steven Avery, convicted of killing a woman but continuing to protest his innocence. The series captivated viewers, and led to some movement on the Avery case - and now, a second season is going to look at the post-conviction case, as lawyers continue to try and have Avery released.
Available: October 19
3. Wanderlust (Season 1)
A Netflix acquisition from the BBC, Wanderlust takes a look at the world of polyamory and non-monogamy, as a couple attempts to save their marriage by opening it up. The series stars Toni Colette and Steven Mackintosh as the central couple, and at only six episodes long (although each episode is an hour long) is a perfect binge watch.
Available: October 19
2. Bodyguard (Season 1)
Another BBC import, Bodyguard has become hugely popular in the UK since its premiere there in August, and there’s little doubt that it will be a hit for the streaming service. Like Wanderlust, it is a miniseries of six episodes, and an engrossing political thriller.
Available: October 24
1. The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Season 1)
Move over Archie, there’s a new adaptation in town! From the makers of Riverdale comes a new version of Sabrina The Teenage Witch, and it promises to be a whole lot darker than the original TV series. Starring Kiernan Shipka as the titular teen witch, this is a fantastic Halloween binge option for fans of the Archie world.
Available: October 26