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Best New TV Shows & Movies This Weekend (October 14)

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Ce week-end, netflix will continue adding Halloween content to its catalog, along with a docu-drama about a famous streaming service and a true crime miniseries. Last weekend, Netflix didn’t see the addition of much licensed content, with the comedy movie jexiseason 9 of The Blacklistthe Korean TV series Bad Guysand the animated movie Missing Linkbut it did welcome some interesting original content, as were the horror movie Mr. Harrigan’s Phonethe docuseries Conversations with a Killer: The Jeffrey Dahmer Tapesthe mystery thriller movie Luckiest Girl Aliveand the horror mystery TV series The Midnight Club.


This weekend, Netflix won’t bring a lot of licensed content either, with the arrival of season 4 of LEGO Ninjago Crystallized Part 2the action crime movie Blackoutthe Nollywood comedy sooleand the fantasy horror movie Dracula Untold. As for original content, this weekend will see one more addition to Netflix’s Halloween content with a fantasy comedy movie, a docu-drama miniseries about the story of Spotify, and a true crime miniseries by Ryan Murphy based on a news article. Here are the best movies and TV shows coming to Netflix this weekend – October 14.

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The Playlist

The Playlist is a docu-drama miniseries inspired by the book Spotify Untoldby Sven Carlsson and Jonas Leijonhufvud. The Playlist tells a fictionalized version of the birth of the famous Swedish music streaming company Spotify, following Daniel Ek (Edvin Endre), a young Swedish tech entrepreneur, and his key partners. The Playlist shows how hard convictions, unrelenting will, access, and big dreams can help small players challenge the status quo by evolving the way the world can listen to music. Also starring are Gizem Erdogan, Christian Hillborg, and Ulf Stenberg.

The Watcher

The Watcher is a true crime miniseries created by Ryan Murphy and based on the article “The Haunting of a Dream House”, by Reeves Wiedeman. It’s the story of Dean (Bobby Cannavale) and Nora Brannock (Naomi Watts), who just purchased their dream home in the idyllic suburb of Westfield, New Jersey, but after putting all of their savings into closing the deal, they quickly realize the neighborhood is not so welcoming. There’s a kooky older woman named Pearl (Mia Farrow) and her brother Jasper (Terry Kinney), who sneaks into the Brannocks’ house and hides in their dumbwaiter; there’s Karen (Jennifer Coolidge), the realtor and an old acquaintance of Nora’s, who makes them feel like they don’t really belong; and then the nosy neighbors Mitch (Richard Kind) and Mo (Margo Martindale), who don’t seem to understand property lines. Life at their new home soon turns into a living hell when ominous letters from someone calling themself “The Watcher” start arriving, terrorizing the Brannocks to their breaking point as the neighborhood’s sinister secrets come spilling out.

The Curse of Bridge Hollow

The Curse of Bridge Hollow is Netflix’s newest Halloween addition. Directed by Jeff Wadlow, The Curse of Bridge Hollow is a fantasy comedy movie that follows a father (Marlon Wayans) and his teenage daughter (Priah Ferguson) who are forced to team up and save their town after an ancient and mischievous spirit causes Halloween decorations to come to life and wreak havoc. Also starring are Lauren Lapkus, Nia Vardalos, Rob Riggle, and Kelly Rowland.

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