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Watchlist: Shows, Movies & Docus Hitting Netflix in February
New month. New shows. New movies. A delectable new spread of entertainment. Fuel your appetite for the big binge. Here’s all the new content hitting Netflix in February.
Netflix Originals: Series
Altered Carbon - S1
Based on the 2002 novel of the same name by author Richard K. Morgan, Altered Carbon is a 10-part science-fiction cyberpunk drama that is gaining ground not only for its premise but also because it apparently evokes Bladerunner. Set 300 years in the future in a futuristic version of San Francisco called Bay City, where people live on and achieve immortality by transferring their consciousness to different bodies. The lone surviving soldier from a group of warriors who were defeated in an uprising against the new world order must solve a murder.
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Damnation - S1
In a rural Iowa community during the Great Depression, a stranger with a violent past poses as a preacher and rallies the farmers to mount a strike. Starring Logan Marshall-Green, the epic saga centres around the mythic conflict and bloody struggle between big money and the downtrodden, labour vs capital.
Coach Snoop - S1
Iconic rapper Snoop Dogg stars in a series about the youth football league he created to keep kids from making the same mistakes he did growing up. Get a glimpse of a different side of Snoop Dogg in this Netflix reality series, where he mentors young athletes.
In this Japanese drama, eleven high school classmates awaken, restrained to a large dining room. While fearing for their lives, they question a motive to this bizarre act.
Others in the Category
Queer Eye: Season 1 - 07/02
My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman: Part 2 - 09/02
Everything Sucks!: Season 1 - 16/02
First Team: Juventus: Season 1 - 16/02
The Frankenstein Chronicles: Seasons 1 & 2 - 20/02
Marseille: Season 2 - 23/02
Seven Seconds: Season 1 - 23/02
Derren Brown: The Push - 27/02
Netflix Originals: Film
When Abbie is diagnosed with cancer, she sets out on a humorous mission to find a new love for Sam, her fiancé and best friend since childhood. This one seems like the quintessential Valentines month tearjerker. Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Michiel Huisman from Game of Thrones, it boasts a female director, screenwriter, cinematographer in Stephanie Lang (who is also a producer and director of Veep).
When the older brother he idolizes is abducted and comes back completely changed with no memory of the past 19 days, Jin-Seok tries to uncover the truth in this twisty Korean thriller, directed by Hang-Jun Chang .
In a Berlin of the future, a mute bartender's search for his missing lady-love takes him deeper and deeper into the city's criminal underbelly. The sci-fi film stars Alexander Skarsgard.
Rejoice anime fans. The Japanase live-action adaptation for Fullmetal Alchemist is here. The Netflix film was released last year at the Tokyo Film Festival. The CGI and the production design are said to be topnotch. While alchemist Edward Elric searches for a way to restore his brother Al's body, the military government and mysterious monsters are watching closely.
When We First Met
After spending a night with the girl of his dreams only to become just friends, a man gets the opportunity to travel through time using a magical photo booth and alter that night over and over again until he gets everything perfect.
Netflix Originals: Comedy
Kavin Jay: Everybody Calm Down!
On a mission to defy stereotypes, Malaysian stand-up comedian Kavin Jay shares stories about growing up in the VHS era with his Singapore audience.
Fred Armisen: Standup For Drummers
Live from San Francisco, comedian Fred Armisen shares and demonstrates his thoughts on musical genres, being a drummer, regional accents and more.
Netflix Originals: Weekly Episodes
Ainori Love Wagon: Asian Journey: Season 1
Dynasty: Season 1
Star Trek: Discovery: Season 1
The Joel Mchale Show With Joel Mchale
Netflix Originals: Documentary
Ugly Delicious Season 1
Star chef David Chang leads friends on a mouthwatering, cross-cultural hunt for the world's most satisfying grub, over 8 episodes as he travels the world with writers and chefs, activists and artists, who use food as a vehicle to break down cultural barriers, tackle misconceptions and uncover shared experiences.
The Trader (Sovdagari)
This documentary examines life in a rural corner of the Republic of Georgia, where potatoes are currency and ambition is crushed by poverty. An official Sundance selection and winner of "Best Short Documentary" at the Hot Docs Documentary Film Festival 2017.
Women's rights attorney Gloria Allred takes on the biggest names in American culture as coverage of sexual assault allegations in the media become more prevalent.
Netflix Originals: Series for Kids
Luna Petunia: Return to Amazia: Season 1 - 02/02
Greenhouse Academy: Season 2 - 14/02
Love Is in the Air
Love Per Square Foot
Directed by Anand Tiwari, starring Vicky Kaushal and Angira Dhar, this is the first mainstream production from India to hit Netflix. In this urban tale, individually, Sanjay and Karina don't earn enough to be able to buy a home. So they enter a marriage of convenience.
Forgetting Sarah Marshall - 01/02
Love Happens - 01/02
The Holiday - February
The Wedding Ringer - 28/02
Indian Specials: Marathi
Premachi Goshta - 15/02
Morya - 15/02
Zenda - 15/02
8 Mile - 01/02
It’s Kind of a Funny Story - 01/02
Johnny English Reborn - 01/02
The Hunger Games Mockingjay: Part 2 - 01/02