Here is your Netflix binge-list for the week, fresh from the Australian servers! This week’s noteworthy additions include true crime drama Dirty John, comic book adaptation The Umbrella Academy, Star Trek: Discovery season 2, episode 6 and a buttload of new movies.
Read on for everything coming to the service for the week of February 11 to February 17.
If you don't have anyone to chill with this Valentine's Day, let Dirty John comfort you with the knowledge that it could be much, much worse. Then recover from your romantic nihilism with romantic comedy Isn't It Romantic, check out George R.R. Martin's new sci-fi series Nightflyers, or hang out with superpowered siblings in Umbrella Academy. Here's everything you can look forward to on Netflix in February.Read more
Flavorful Origins: Chaoshan Cuisine (11 February)
Delve into the delectable world of Chaoshan cuisine, explore its unique ingredients and hear the stories of the people behind its creation.
Dirty John (14 February)
Anthology series’ first season tells the story of how a romance with the charismatic John Meehan spiralled into secrets, denial, manipulation and, ultimately, survival – with horrific consequences for an entire family.
Dating Around (14 February)
In a series of flirtations and fails, six real-life singles navigate five first dates. Their mission: Find one perfect match worthy of a second date.
Romance is a Bonus Book (14 February)
A gifted writer who’s the youngest editor-in-chief ever at his publishing company gets enmeshed in the life of a former copywriter desperate for a job.
Homeland (15 February)
CIA analyst Carrie Mathison struggles with mental health and family issues while leading the war against terrorism in this political thriller series.
The Umbrella Academy (15 February)
Reunited by their father’s death, estranged siblings with extraordinary powers uncover shocking family secrets – and a looming threat to humanity.
Star Trek: Discovery Season 2, episode 6 (15 February)
Ten years before Kirk, Spock, and the Enterprise, the USS Discovery discovers new worlds and lifeforms as one Starfleet officer learns to understand all things alien.
Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj Volume 2 (17 February)
In a topical weekly show, comedian Hasan Minhaj will cut through the noise and explore the modern cultural and political landscape with depth and sincerity.
On the first Friday of every month, Netflix bolsters its existing library in a bid to retain existing customers. Tonight's lineup is especially impressive, with 20 new movies and TV shows coming to the service. Notable highlights include a Netflix Original thriller starring Jake Gillynhall, a bunch of classic modern horror movies - including the Conjuring series - and a new sci-show from the creator of Game Of Thrones! Here's everything you need to binge watch this weekend.Read more
Chronicle (13 February)
Soon after three teens stumble upon an unidentified substance in the Northwest woods, they begin to exhibit powers beyond their wildest dreams.
Yucatan (15 February)
With non-stop fun, there’s the glamour of the musical, the absurdity of romantic comedies, [intrigue] and even animated cartoon slapstick in Yucatán.
Paddington (15 February)
Rescued from a train station, Paddington Bear finds a haven with a London family — until a taxidermist decides to add Paddington to her collection.
Liar Liar (15 February)
After his son makes a birthday wish that magically comes true, an evasive lawyer finds himself incapable of telling a lie for 24 hours.
The Island (15 February)
Lincoln Six Echo is just like everyone else – he’s waiting to go to the Island – the only place left in the world to actually live a life.
Jarhead (15 February)
Instead of combat, this film focuses on the long, lonely days spent at war, and the caustic humor soldiers employ to deal with unbearable conditions.
Dawn of the Dead (15 February)
In the wake of a plague, America is overrun by millions of cannibalistic zombies. A small group of survivors tries to find refuge in a shopping mall.
Role Models (15 February)
Danny and Wheeler coast their way through their jobs, but their goofing off leads to community service with the Sturdy Wings mentoring program.
Safe House (15 February)
Young CIA operative Matt Weston must get a dangerous criminal out of an agency safe house that’s come under attack and get him to a securer location.
Concussion (15 February)
This drama is based on the true story of a forensic pathologist who made a controversial link between NFL players’ concussions and brain disorders.
The Secret Garden (15 February)
Steampunk update of the classic tale by Frances Hodgson Burnett, with orphaned teen Mary Lennox discovering the magic and mystery of the secret garden.
Identity Thief (15 February)
When Sandy Patterson in Colorado is accused of crimes he hasn’t committed, he must track down the “Sandy Patterson” in Florida who has — in his name.
Sausage Party (16 February)
After making a gruesome discovery about life beyond the supermarket, an affable sausage strives to save his fellow foods in this raunchy comedy.
Stand-up Comedy / Documentary
Ken Jeong: You Complete Me, Ho (14 February)
Ken Jeong sits down in front of a live audience and talks about his unexpected journey to being a comedian and looks back at some of his most iconic roles.
Larry Charles’ Dangerous World of Comedy (14 February)
Legendary comedy writer and director Larry Charles travels the world in search of humor in the most unusual, unexpected and dangerous places
The Dragon Prince: Season 2 (15 February)
An extraordinary discovery inspires two human princes and an elven assassin to team up on an epic quest to bring peace to their warring lands.
After an unbearably long hiatus, Game Of Thrones is finally swooping back onto TV screens in 2019. But that's not the only thing to get excited about. Over the next 12 month, a ton of new and returning shows will be returning to our TVs and laptops - from Black Mirror season 5 to a new remake of The Twilight Zone. Here are 31 shows you need to mark in your calendar.Read more