Happy Friday, and welcome to your daily roundup of what’s new on Netflix. Heading into the weekend, Netflix dropped nine new releases, so let’s look at what’s heading up the lineup and what’s currently trending in the top 10s.
Looking ahead to the weekend, not much to report on what’s coming up. A new season of InuYasha drops tomorrow and you’ll also get weekly episodes of A Clean Sweep, Crash Course in Love, and The Gentlemen’s League.
Today saw the removal of all five seasons of Z Nation and this weekend, we’d suggest looking through the list of 100+ movies leaving on February 1st.
Best New Movies and Series on Netflix for January 27th, 2023
Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, a Journey, a Song (2021)
Genre: Documentary, Biography, Music
Director: Daniel Geller, Dayna Goldfine
Cast: Leonard Cohen, Nancy Bacal, Steve Berkowitz
Writer: Daniel Geller, Dayna Goldfine
Runtime: 118 min / 1h 58m
Coming to Netflix via the Sony first window deal is the highly reviewed Sony Pictures Classic documentary on the life of singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen.
The New York Times notably reviewed the movie giving it a 9, saying, “The documentary’s account of the song’s fate, indebted to Alan Light’s book “The Holy or the Broken,” is a fascinating study in the mechanics and metaphysics of pop-culture memory.”
Lockwood & Co. (Season 1)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Cast: Ruby Stokes, Cameron Chapman, Ali Hadji-Heshmati, Ivanno Jeremiah, Jack Bandeira, Luke Treadaway
Runtime: 49 mins
Lockwood & Co., a new British production based on Jonathan Stroud’s book series of the same name, is hoping to end Netflix’s rather abysmal run of fantasy YA series.
8 episodes drop today, which follows a team of teenage ghost-hunters combating deadly spirits.
You People (2023)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Director: Kenya Barris
Writer: Jonah Hill, Kenya Barris
Runtime: 117 min / 1h 57m
Jonah Hill, Lauren London, Eddie Murphy, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Nia Long, and David Duchovny all star in one of Netflix’s first major movies of the year from #BlackAF and Black-ish creator Kenya Barris.
Per Netflix, here’s what you can expect from the movie:
“Families and cultures clash when two LA millennials from different backgrounds fall in love and face the ultimate relationship test: meeting the parents.”
Alongside the big ensemble cast, the movie features a thumping soundtrack of around 30 big named songs.
Full List of New Releases on Netflix for January 27th, 2023
5 New Movies Added Today
- All Na Vibes (2021) – TV-MA – English – A party takes a dark turn for three teens who are forced to question their futures — and friendship — when a politician’s daughter goes missing.
- An Action Hero (2022) – TV-MA – Hindi – A murder accusation turns a movie star’s own life into an eccentric action thriller as he flees the country, with a vengeful politician hot on his heels.
- Begin Again (2013) – R – English – When a down-on-his-luck music producer discovers a promising singer-songwriter in a bar, he resolves to launch her career — and save his own.
- Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, a Journey, a Song (2021) – PG-13 – English – This biographical documentary examines the life and influence of singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen through the lens of his most famous song: “Hallelujah.”
- You People (2023) Netflix Original – R – English – Families and cultures clash when two LA millennials from different backgrounds fall in love and face the ultimate relationship test: meeting the parents.
4 New TV Series Added Today
- Kings of Jo’Burg (Season 2) Netflix Original – TV-MA – Zulu – The Masire brothers rule Johannesburg’s criminal underworld, but a supernatural family curse and a tangled web of betrayal threaten to destroy them.
- Lockwood & Co. (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-14 – English – In a world plagued by ghosts, three teens band together as paranormal investigators, risking what little they have to unravel a diabolical conspiracy.
- The Snow Girl (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-MA – Spanish – When a little girl goes missing during a parade in Málaga, a young newspaper journalist becomes fiercely determined to help Amaya’s parents find her.
- The-Cook-A-Long (Season 1) – TV-G – English – Join host Patrick Seleka Jr. as he ventures across South Africa eating — and replicating — dishes prepared by celeb chefs using farm-fresh ingredients.
Netflix Top 10s for January 27th, 2023
|1||Ginny & Georgia||Narvik|
|2||That ’90s Show||Sing 2|
|5||Les Combattantes||Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery|
|6||Bling Empire: New York||The Pez Outlaw|
|7||Physical: 100||The Wedding Year|
|8||Şahmaran||The Bad Guys|
|9||Vikings: Valhalla||All Quiet on the Western Front|
|10||The Walking Dead||Dog Gone|
We’ll be back on Sunday for a complete recap of the week’s new releases and what’s coming up over the next 7 days.