New & note-worthy additions to Netflix over the last week 10/1 – 16/13 min read

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Whats new on Netflix? Check back here weekly for the latest note-worthy additions to Netflix. Today’s post is covering additions between the 28th of December and 3rd of January. Please note that this is not a full, comprehensive list and merely a list of the most interesting.

New on Netflix

15th January

And So It Goes

When he’s obliged to take over the care of a previously unknown granddaughter, wealthy and self-absorbed Oren is suddenly in need of major help.

Certificate: 12

Year: 2014

Duration: 1hr 33m

Director: Rob Reiner

Cast: Michael Douglas, Diane Keaton, Frances Sternhagen, Maurice Jones, Sterling Jerins, Andy Karl, Annie Parisse, Frankie Valli, Austin Lysy, Scott Shepherd

The Inexplicable Universe with Neil deGrasse Tyson

Host Tyson reveals how cutting-edge technology enables modern scientists to explore the wonders of the universe as never before.

Certificate: G

Year: 2013

Duration: 1 Season

Cast: Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Musketeers

Based on characters made famous by Alexandre Dumas, this series set in Paris in 1630 follows four swashbucklers who fight to protect their country.

Certificate: 15

Year: 2016

Duration: 3 Seasons

Episode Length: 52min

Cast: Peter Capaldi, Tom Burke, Santiago Cabrera, Luke Pasqualino, Howard Charles, Ryan Gage, Hugo Speer, Maimie McCoy, Tamla Kari, Alexandra Dowling

Seven Psychopaths

When a struggling screenwriter needs inspiration to finish his screenplay, his friends oblige by kidnapping a demented mobster’s beloved pooch.

Certificate: 15

Year: 2012

Duration: 1hr 50m

Director: Martin McDonagh

Cast: Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Tom Waits, Christopher Walken, Colin Farrell, Abbie Cornish, Zeljko Ivanek, Kevin Corrigan, Michael Pitt, Olga Kurylenko, Gabourey Sidibe

14th January

The Spirit

After a rookie cop is murdered, he’s reborn as a superhero known as the Spirit. Setting out to fight crime, he finds his archnemesis in the Octopus.

Certificate: 15

Year: 2008

Duration: 1hr 42m

Director: Frank Miller

Cast: Sarah Paulson, Dan Lauria, Gabriel Macht, Eva Mendes, Paz Vega, Eric Balfour, Samuel L. Jackson, Richard Portnow, Scarlett Johansson, Jaime King, Stana Katic

13th January

A Series of Unfortunate Events

The extraordinary Baudelaire orphans face trials, tribulations and the evil Count Olaf in their fateful quest to unlock long-held family secrets.

Certificate: PG

Year: 2017

Duration: 1 Season

Episode Length: 49min

Cast: Joan Cusack, Neil Patrick Harris, K. Todd Freeman, Patrick Warburton, Malina Weissman, Louis Hynes, Aasif Mandvi

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

Security guard Larry Daley plunges into an adventure at a London museum, where the remains of an Egyptian pharaoh are resurrected by a magic tablet.

Certificate: PG

Year: 2014

Duration: 1hr 37m

Director: Shawn Levy

Cast: Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, Ben Stiller, Steve Coogan, Ricky Gervais, Dan Stevens, Patrick Gallagher, Rami Malek, Skyler Gisondo, Rebel Wilson

11th January


Isabel Bigelow seems to be the perfect Samantha to star in a remake of the 1960s sitcom “Bewitched” — but no one knows she really is a witch!

Certificate: PG

Year: 2005

Duration: 1hr 42m

Director: Nora Ephron

Cast: Michael Caine, Nicole Kidman, Shirley MacLaine, Will Ferrell, Jason Schwartzman, Kristin Chenoweth, David Alan Grier, Heather Burns, Jim Turner, Stephen Colbert

The Last Act

After suffering a breakdown, an over-the-hill stage actor retires and forms an intense relationship with a much younger woman.

Certificate: 15

Year: 2014

Duration: 1hr 47m

Director: Barry Levinson

Cast: Dylan Baker, Charles Grodin, Dan Hedaya, Al Pacino, Greta Gerwig, Nina Arianda, Kyra Sedgwick, Dianne Wiest, Mary Louise Wilson, Billy Porter

The Theory of Everything

As his esteem grows in the world of physics, Stephen Hawking’s body is ravaged by ALS, forcing his increasing dependence on his devoted wife, Jane.

Certificate: 12

Year: 2014

Duration: 2hr 3m

Director: James Marsh

Cast: David Thewlis, Emily Watson, Felicity Jones, Simon McBurney, Charlie Cox, Eddie Redmayne, Harry Lloyd, Maxine Peake

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