15 Netflix Originals to Keep You Hooked in February
03rd February, 2021
Netflix has a raft of movies and series set to release this February. The month may be the shortest, but the supply of entertainment is unlimited! We are already into the second month of the year, and it's time for us to start adding a slew of Netflix Originals to "My List". The streaming giant promises to deliver a treasure trove of debuts, like Malcolm & Marie, and new seasons of old hits, like Mighty Express. It plans to spoil us silly this month, and we are here for it. Here's a list of 15 films and shows that you must watch this February. So, get, set, binge!
Kid Cosmic (Season 1) – 2nd February
Craig McCracken, the creator of The Powerpuff Girls, Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, and Wander Over Yonder, is back with a new show. The upcoming animated superhero series tells the story of a boy who wants to become a superhero. However, when his dreams are realized, he understands that the reality of being a hero is no child's play.
Tiffany Haddish Presents- They Ready (Season 2) – 2nd February
Season 2 will introduce Tiffany’s six favorite comedians: Dean Edwards, Kimberly Clark, Tony Woods, Barbara Carlyle, Godfrey, and Erin Jackson. The show promises to make you laugh a lot louder as the comedians gear up to showcase their humor in a series of half-hour stand-up sets. What’s more, Tiffany, the show’s creator, will also tickle your funny bone with a 15-20 minute set!
Mighty Express (Season 2) – 2nd February
Season 2 of the animated preschool series Mighty Express will hit the Netflix screens this month. Created by Keith Chapman, who also made Bob the Builder and PAW Patrol, the show revolves around a group of trains and their pals, who, together, tackle problems on the tracks. The short, 15-minute episodes will surely keep your kids engaged and buy you some much-needed time to yourself.
All My Friends are Dead – 3rd February
A group of friends goes through a series of whirlwind events at a New Year's Eve party. These events open a Pandora's box of dark secrets and lies that eventually lead to a tragic end. This movie is the perfect blend of drama, comedy, and crime. Directed by Jan Belcl, it stars Michal Meyer, Adam Woronowicz, and Julia Wieniawa-Narkiewicz.
Malcolm & Marie – 5th February
Aren’t we all waiting for this one? The black and white two-character film stars Zendaya and John David Washington. The movie, directed by Sam Levinson, was filmed through the pandemic at the caterpillar house in California. By the looks of the painful revelations and emotional twists captured in the trailer, the film will be a brilliant one. It follows a filmmaker and his girlfriend as they discuss their past relationships after returning home from his movie premiere.
Strip Down, Rise Up – 5th February
This documentary directed by Michèle Ohayon features women of varied backgrounds as they turn to pole dance to heal from body image shame. They embark on a journey to explore the nuances of the art form and embrace their authentic and sensual self. It stars Jenyne Butterfly, Sheila Kelley, and Amy Bond.
Crime Scene- The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel (docu-series) – 10th February
The docu-series features four episodes that unfold the unsolved mysteries and dark history of the Cecil Hotel in Los Angeles. It also includes interviews with hotel employees and guests. The documentary follows the story of Elisa Lam, a 21-year-old Canadian tourist, who was mysteriously found dead in the hotel. To get to the bottom of the case, her last moments at the hotel are analyzed.
To All the Boys- Always and Forever, Lara Jean – 12th February
This is the third and final installment of Lara Jean’s story, and it is all set to hit Netflix in time for Valentine’s Day. By the looks of the trailer, the story is about to take a dramatic turn with graduation around the corner. The movies are an adaptation of Jenny Han’s novel and directed by Michael Fimognari.
The Crew – 15th February
The 10-episode multi-cam comedy series stars Kevin James as the lead role, who plays the crew chief at NASCAR garage. Life in the garage takes a turn for the crew chief and his tight-knit racing team when the owner's daughter takes over the company and shakes things up.
Animals on the Loose- A You vs. Wild Movie – 16th February
The movie follows Bear Grylls as he pursues animals that have escaped a wildlife sanctuary. It allows you to decide whether he climbs a tree or hides under a van to escape a wild animal and offers an interactive experience for the user. The adventure lasts between 45 and 90 minutes.
Behind Her Eyes (series) – 17th February
This psychological thriller is an adaptation of Sarah Pinborough's popular novel and stars Simona Brown, Eve Hewson, Tom Bateman, and Robert Aramayo. It follows a single mother, who ends up dating her psychiatrist boss and also befriends his mysterious wife. Eventually, she finds herself caught in a web of secrets. The unexpected twists and turns unfold over the course of six episodes.
I Care a Lot – 19th February
Unlike its title, the dark comedy actually tells the story of a con artist Marla Grayson, played by Rosamund Pike, who makes money by coaxing elderly people into making her their legal guardian. Everything goes as planned until she meets Jennifer Peterson. The movie also features Chris Messina, Dianne Wiest, Peter Dinklage, Eiza Gonzales, Macon Blair, Alicia Witt, Damian Young, and Isiah Whitlock Junior.
Canine Intervention (series) – 24th February
As the name suggests, this series centers around dogs and everything about them. If you are a new dog parent, this show will make for a great start. It features Jas Leverette, an Oakland-based dog trainer who helps pet parents fix their fur baby’s obedience and behavioral issues.
Ginny & Georgia (series) – 24th February
This series revolves around a mother-daughter duo, and the plot may remind you of Gilmore Girls. The mother, Georgia, moves to a quaint town in England with her two children, Ginny and Austin, for a fresh start. When Georgia’s past comes crawling back to haunt their lives, the daughter tackles situations with grace. The unconventional dynamics of the series makes it a must-watch.