Looking for something to watch on a weekend night in 4k? Here’s an overview of the newest movies on Netflix offered in Ultra HD, including those with HDR (High Dynamic Range) color enhancements. (For more on this, read How to Stream 4k on Netflix). And, don’t forget to read our overview of Netflix’s Newest Original Series in 4k Ultra HD featuring titles such as The Defenders and Narcos Season 3.
Adam Wingard (V/H/S, The Guest) directs the Netflix Original Death Note about high school student Light Turner who finds a a mysterious notebook that can kill anyone whose name is written in it. The one-hour, forty-one minute crime drama stars Nat Wolff, Lakeith Stanfield, Margaret Qualley and Willem Dafoe (as the voice of Ryuk). Death Note is available to stream in 4k Ultra HD with HDR (High Dynamic Range)) color enhancements. TV-MA
Available in Ultra HD, comedy/horror film Little Evil was directed by Eli Craig (Zombieland, Tucker and Dale vs Evil) and stars Evangeline Lilly, Adam Scott, and Sally Field. In the movie, the six-year-old son of Lilly’s character Samantha may be the Antichrist. The Netflix Original is rated TV- Mature. TV-MA
Naked is a feature-length comedy film starring Marlon Wayans. When his character Rob is about to get married, he gets stuck in an elevator an subsequently in a time loop. The film hasn’t gotten great reviews (Metascrore 36) but is one of the sharpest new titles that also includes HDR (High Dynamic Range) color enhancements. TV-14
This food & travel documentary takes you across 12 countries exploring how different cultures barbecue. The one-hour, forty-one minute film was directed by cinematographer/editor Matthew Salleh. TV-MA
Diary of an Exorcist – Zero (Spanish)
The feature-length horror film from director Renato Siqueira is about exorcist Father Lucas Vidal. As a youth when his family is devastated, Vidal must face the devil himself. This low budget film is almost comical, but those who like the genre can watch it in 4k Ultra HD. Subtitles are offered in English. TV-MA
Madre is a full-length film from director/writer Aaron Burns. The film centers on pregnant woman Diana Prieto who also has to deal with her autistic son Martin. She gets unexpected help from Philippine caregiver Luz who had a son with the same disorder. Subtitles are offered in English. TV-MA
She’s Gotta Have It
Spike Lee’s black and white comedy She’s Gotta Have It from 1986 is now available on Netflix in 4k Ultra HD. The film revolves around fictitious character Nola Darling (played by Tracy Camilla Johns) as she juggles relationships with three different men. Rated R
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