When the world is under attack from terrifying creatures who hunt their human prey by sound, 16-year old Ally Andrews (Kiernan Shipka), who lost her hearing at 13, and her family seek refuge in a remote haven.
A list crowned by recent Australian masterpiece, 'The Babadook' - which, for our money, is the best film of its ilk released in recent years. For those not in the know, psychological horror relies less on blood and guts and more on brains: playing on the audience's unconscious fears, toying with the uncanny, and making strategic use of silence.
Watch out for the zombies...and the vampires...and the robots...oh, and don't forget the super-intelligent chimpanzees in these 21st century flicks. Personally, we'd just give up if placed in most of the situations in this collection of modern post-apocalyptic wasteland thrillers.
Horror movies in which the hapless victims are either deprived of their senses, or forced to suppress them in order to avoid detection. Based on Netflix's recent original horror films, this would appear to be a rising trend.