A new week has started and there is plenty on Netflix’s schedule again. This week the streaming service adds a number of brand new films and series. Below we highlight the highlights of the upcoming week on Netflix.
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Monday January 23
7.0 Watch on Netflix • During the WWII battle that would mark Hitler’s first defeat, a Norwegian soldier returns home and discovers a shocking truth about his wife.
The war film from Norway is set in 1940. Hitler has his eye on the iron ore that is shipped from Sweden via Narvik. He needs this to keep his war machine running, but the Allies are doing everything they can to prevent this. During two months, Hitler suffered his first defeat. When a Norwegian soldier returns home, he discovers a shocking truth about his wife…
Tuesday January 24
Watch on Netflix • 100 competitors in peak physical condition compete against each other in a series of grueling challenges to be the last to take the honor – and the cash prize.
In this South Korean game show, 100 contestants compete in top form for the honor of the ultimate physique. Who will be the winner of this intense reality series and walk away with the cash prize?
Wednesday January 25
Every Day the Same Night
In 2013, a devastating fire at the Kiss nightclub killed 242 youths in Santa Maria, Brazil. In addition to the deadly fire, the police investigation into the circumstances leading up to the fire began, leading the families of the victims to the tireless fight for justice that continues 10 years later.
Christmas at all costs
Alessandra and Emilio leave the nest and the province and go to live in the city. Their parents Carlo and Anna are finally left alone. Within months, the children limit relationships with their parents to a few short phone calls, stop showing up at birthday parties, and, as a last straw, don’t spend Christmas with their families. Enraged and desperate, Carlo and Anna decide to lie by pretending to have inherited six million euros from an old aunt to get their children back.
Friday January 27
Lockwood & Co
In a world infested with ghosts, where large corporations employ psychic teens to combat the supernatural, there is only one company that operates without adult supervision: Lockwood & Co. Run by young entrepreneur Anthony Lockwood, George and a newly arrived super gifted girl named Lucy. The trio is about to unravel a terrifying mystery that will change the course of history.
the snow girl
The Spanish thriller series is set in Malaga in 2010 during the Three Wise Men parade. What should have been a magical moment quickly turns into a nightmare for the Martín family when their daughter Amaya suddenly disappears in the crowd. The novice journalist Miren starts an investigation that also involves Inspector Millán. They won’t stop until the girl is found. Where is Amaya Martin?
7.7 Watch on Netflix • ‘You People’ follows a new couple and their families as they delve into modern love and family dynamics amid clashing cultures, societal expectations and generational differences.
Jonah Hill plays Ezra, who would love to be in a relationship. When he accidentally mistakes a black woman for an Uber driver, the chance encounter leads to a relationship. “I’ve never felt so understood by anyone,” he said. When he wants to ask her to marry him, he decides to meet her family first. But her father, played by Eddie Murphy, doesn’t like having a white son-in-law.
Saturday January 28
Where the Crawdads Sing
Where the Crawdads Sing (2022)
Watch on Netflix • ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ tells the story of Kya who is abandoned as a child and must fend for herself in the dangerous swamps of North Carolina.
Abandoned as a child, Kya must fend for herself in the perilous swamps of North Carolina. She becomes increasingly isolated and the nickname ‘the swamp girl’ doesn’t help either. Her world opens up again when two young men meet from the village. But when one of the men is found dead, Kya is the prime suspect. What exactly happened here?
Is there nothing here for you? Netflix still has plenty planned for the coming month. For an overview of all new films and series that will soon appear on the streaming service, please visit our Coming soon page on Netflix.
Beeld: Still ‘Lockwood & Co’ via Netflix / Parisa Taghizadeh