“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.” Read the books first, seriously. “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” is a dark tale so engrossing that you will end up seeing the remake just to see what scenes you think should have made both films. Lisbeth Salander and journalist/publisher Mikael Blomkvist are on different paths to the same mystery of what happened to a little girl decades earlier. With a multitude of gut wrenching events, phenomenal acting, and tense action, this film needs to top your rainy day Netflix playlist.
“Tucker & Dale vs. Evil.” Two good old boys head out to their new summer cabin, spook some vacationing college students, and end up terrorizing each other accidentally. Alan Tudyk and Tyler Labine are perfect in their roles as good-hearted hayseeds who mean to harm nothing more animate than a six pack. A seriously great mash-up of the horror and buddy/buddy genre, Labine’s self-conscious laugh as he tries to talk to the college kids at the gas station is a scene that you’ll rewatch a ton.