Murders, mutilations, and Edgar Allen Poe.

Netflix's first 2023 movie The Pale Blue Eye gets the year off to a chilly start with several mutilation

lashings of Gothic mood, and one big reveal that will leave you questioning long into the credits.

Based on the book by Louis Bayard, the movie takes us back to 1830 at the United States Military Academy in West Point

A cadet has been found dead after a supposed hanging, but doubts are raised that it was suicide when it's discovered that his heart has been removed post-mortem.

to protect their reputation, academy leaders turn to esteemed local detective Augustus Landor (Christian Bale) to solve the murder.