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New to Netflix: The new home becomes a death trap in this horror thriller – Kino News

Annemarie Havran

Annemarie Havran

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Film and series fan with body and soul. Whenever the lights go out in the cinema or the opening credits of a strong series begin, goosebumps come up.

On August 4, 2021, the horror thriller “Aftermath” starts exclusively on Netflix, in which a quarreling couple wants to venture a new start in a new house, but is expected there by the sheer horror.


The premise sounds reasonably exciting, the poster, from which the above news picture also comes, looks atmospheric: In “Aftermath” the troubled couple Natalie (Ashley Greene) and Kevin (Shawn Ashmore) go from a couples therapist to a new beginning in one new environment. So the two move without further ado – but in her new home, which has a dark past, Natalie is soon haunted by eerie events that no one really wants to believe her at first …

The horror thriller “Aftermath” celebrates its premiere on August 4, 2021 on Netflix.

When scouring the weekly reboots on Netflix, it sounded like a passable little thriller that is published directly on the streaming service and could make for an entertaining evening. But then we watched the trailer:

And all the tension that the story and poster had built up was gone. The trailer comes across quite cheaply and the performances of the actors are not exactly convincing either. You can now find out for yourself whether “Aftermath” is worthwhile after all – or read it tomorrow, Thursday, in a more detailed article here on FILMSTARTS.

Instead of “Aftermath”: Our Netflix movie tips

Maybe the whole thing will turn out to be guilty pleasure on TV film level – if you can do something with thrillers, in which inexplicable things happen in an actually cozy-looking house and nobody believes the protagonist, you can dare to take a look.

Fortunately, Netflix still offers enough choice to switch to when “Aftermath” by Peter Winther is not for you. On the one hand, you can browse through our list of the best films on Netflix – sorted by your ratings. And on the other hand, we have compiled all the masterpieces on Netflix in a big special for you, which we can recommend to the FILMSTARTS editorial team as film tips:

Masterpieces on Netflix



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