New To Netflix: February 1, 2015

First of the month bonanza!

 

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Joe (2013) – When ex-con Joe hires 15-year-old Gary to help clear trees for a lumber company, he doesn’t expect to become a father figure for the abused boy. Stars Nicolas Cage, Tye Sheridan, Gary Poulter. Directed by David Gordon Green.

 

Hot Pursuit (1987) – John Cusack stars as Dan, a plucky-but-unlucky prep school kid whose plans to join his girlfriend, Lori, on a Caribbean cruise go haywire when he misses the flight. To catch up, he’ll have to foil pirates, drug runners and other shady islanders.

 

We’re No Angels – (1989) – Two escaped convicts haven’t got a prayer of making it across the U.S.-Canadian border — unless they successfully pass themselves off as clergymen.

 

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Dark Ride (2006) – Years after a series of grisly murders shut down a roadside theme park, six college students make an impromptu visit and tempt fate by taking the dormant Dark Ride for a spin. But the killer still looms in the bowels of the park. Stars Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Patrick Renna, David Clayton. Directed by Craig Singer.

 

Borderland  (2007) – While on a wild vacation in Mexico, a college student is kidnapped by satanic drug smugglers looking for a human sacrifice.

 

Wicked Little Things (2006) – When a widow and her two daughters move to an isolated house in the mountains, they learn their new neighborhood is haunted by the ghosts of children.

 

 

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Killer Mermaid [aka Nymph] (2014) – Two young women go on an exotic Mediterranean vacation and uncover the watery lair of a killer mermaid hidden beneath an abandoned military fortress. Stars Kristina Klebe, Franco Nero, Natalie Burn. Directed by Milan Todorovic.

 

The Deaths of Ian Stone (2007) – Ian Stone finds himself trapped in a bizarre reality: Every day he dies a at the hands of a killer, only to be resurrected and murdered again.

 

An American Haunting (2006) – This haunting period drama is based on the only documented case in U.S. history in which a spirit was determined to have caused a man’s death.

 

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Unearthed (2007) – An archaeologist’s excavation in the American Southwest unwittingly awakens a ravenous creature with a taste for human flesh in this Tribeca Film Festival selection from director Matthew Leutwyler. Stars Emmanuelle Vaugier, Luke Goss, Beau Garrett.

 

Leaving Las Vegas (1995) – An alcoholic moves to Las Vegas to drink himself to death and meets a prostitute who comes to love him, without trying to upset his nihilistic agenda.

 

Nightmare Man (2006) – Soon after receiving an African fertility mask, Ellen tells her husband, William, that she’s been attacked by the Nightmare Man.

 

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Crazy Eights (2006) – When six childhood friends gather for an old pal’s funeral, they find a map that leads them to a child’s corpse and a dark secret from their past. Stars. Traci Lords, Frank Whaley, Dina Meyer. Directed by Jimi Jones.

 

Mulberry Street (2006) – The denizens of a tumbledown tenement find themselves battling a horde of mutants turning powerless New Yorkers into a bloodthirsty new species.

 

Showgirls (1995) – In this camp classic, a hotheaded young woman makes her way to Las Vegas with hopes of becoming a showgirl but ends up working as a stripper.

 

 

Lake Dead (2007) – Following the death of their grandfather, three sisters visit his home, hoping to claim the man’s inheritance — and get more than they bargained for. Stars Tara Gerard, Vanessa Viola, Kelsey Wedeen. Directed by George Bessudo.

 

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Re-Animator (1985) – Based on a story by H.P. Lovecraft, this campy send-up follows an egotistical medical student who develops a serum that miraculously revives the dead.

 

Cecil B. Demented (2000) – Writer-director John Waters chronicles a crew of guerrilla filmmakers who kidnap a movie goddess and force her to star in their underground movie.

 

Lars and the Real Girl (2007) – When a delusional loner buys a life-sized sex doll and starts telling people that she’s his girlfriend, his family decides it’s time to intervene.

 

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991) – The evil Shredder decides that ooze is what gives the ninja turtles their power, so he obtains some of the toxic junk and creates dangerous mutants.

 

Quest for Fire (1981) – When a tribe of Cro-Magnons loses its precious blaze, Naoh, Amoukar and Gaw go in search of more fire and meet flame-making Ika along the way.

 

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Horns (2013) – Not only is Ig Perish accused of murdering his girlfriend, he’s sprouted a set of horns in this horror-fantasy starring Daniel Radcliffe and Juno Temple. Directed by Alex Aja.

 

Complete list can be found HERE.

 

– Brobocop

 

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