Netflix Australia is adding a bunch of fresh movies and TV shows to get you through the weekend. Here's everything that will be dropping between February 8 and February 10!
If you still haven't seen the Oscar nominated horror film Get Out, make that your top choice for tonight's viewing. For a more cerebral take on race relations, check out The Two Killings of Sam Cooke, a true crime documentary about the shooting death of African American singer Sam Cooke.
Ghost in the Shell is also worth a watch if you can stomach the blatant whitewashing. There's also another season of The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants. (Y'know - for kids.)
Here's the full list!
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.
One Day at a Time Season 3 (8 February)
Follows three generations of the same Cuban-American family living in the same house: a newly divorced former military mother, her teenage daughter and tween son, and her old-school mother.
¡Nailed It! México (8 February)
The fun, fondant and hilarious cake fails head to Mexico, where very amateur bakers compete to re-create elaborate sweet treats for a cash prize. steal the empire from the heir.
Unauthorized Living (8 February)
When a Galician shipper and drug lord hiding his Alzheimer's disease plans to retire, his second-in-command plots to steal the empire from the heir.
Star Trek: Discovery Season 2, episode 5 (8 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 (10 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.
Earlier in the week, Netflix Australia quietly removed the entire Sharknado series from the service. Unfortunately, this was only the beginning of the feeding frenzy. Over the next few weeks, over 30 more movies and TV shows will be gobbled up. Here's the full list. (Watch 'em while you still can!)
Ghost in the Shell (7 February)
Saved from death and resurrected as a cyborg, Major Kusanagi heads a task force hunting cybercriminals. But one hacker has far more grandiose plans.
El árbol de la sangre (8 February)
As a young couple write the story of their families' shared history, both reveal their relatives' dark secrets and one must make a painful confession.
High Flying Bird (8 February)
When an NBA lockout sidelines his big rookie client, an agent hatches a bold plan to save their careers — and disrupt the league's power structure.
Get Out (9 February)
Chris, who is black, is anxious about meeting his white girlfriend's parents at their country estate. They seem nice but still, they creep him out.
Stand-up Comedy / Documentary
Ray Romano: Right Here, Around the Corner (5 February)
Two Surprise Shows. One Night. Ray Romano is dropping in. Right Here, Around the Corner streams Feb.
ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke (8 February)
Netflix's Original Documentary Series, ReMastered, investigates high-profile events affecting some of the most legendary names in music presenting groundbreaking discoveries and insights beyond what’s been previously reported.
The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants (8 February)
George and Harold have one goal this season: Summer Camp! Only Melvin and Cyborg Melvin from the future can get in their way!
True: Happy Hearts Day (8 February)
Kevin Hart highlights the fascinating contributions of black history’s unsung heroes in this entertaining — and educational — comedy special.
Since it launched in 2015, the Australian version of Netflix has been adding a steady stream of content each month. While the selection of movies and TV shows is getting better, it still pales in comparison to the US version due to national licencing deals. Here's how to get the whole US catalogue in Australia - without getting slugged by the exchange rate.