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5 Films and Shows on Netflix to Watch If You Love the Goth Aesthetic

5 Films and Shows on Netflix to Watch If You Love the Goth Aesthetic
IMAGE (LEFT TO RIGHT) Wednesday/Netflix, The School for Good and Evil/Netflix
Gloomy cinematography? Check!

Gothic-themed movies and series are currently our latest obsession, with their themes of darkness that we find haunting yet thrilling. The atmosphere is so satisfying, from the eerie aesthetic to the gloomy cinematography. This genre will definitely leave you at the edge of your seat with every scene!

Here are some Netflix films and shows to add to your watch list if you’re interested in modern-day gothic films:

1. Wednesday 

A troubled teenager who has psychic abilities has to transfer to a school of outcasts called the Nevermore Academy. She then discovers the truth about her parents' past and unlocks school mysteries from centuries ago.

Starring: Jenna Ortega

2. Riverdale

A group of high school teenagers tries to solve the murder case of their schoolmate and hunt for the serial killer roaming around their town.

Starring: Lili Reinhart, Cole Sprouse, KJ Apa, Camila Mendes

3. A Series of Unfortunate Events

Three orphans investigate the arson murder of their parents while outsmarting their so-called guardian, who attempts to take their inheritance.


Starring: Malina Weissman, Neil Patrick Harris, Louis Hynes, Patrick Warburton, Presley Smith

4. The School for Good and Evil

Two best friends who are complete opposites must find a way to set aside their differences and protect both schools for Good and Evil.

Starring: Sophia Anne Caruso, Sofia Wylie, Jamie Flatters

5. Crimson Peak

An aspiring author marries an enticing man full of secrets. As she moves to his house, the ghosts who live there constantly haunt her, revealing the dark secrets of their home.

Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain

This story originally appeared on Candymag.comMinor edits have been made by the editors.

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