The start of the new year sees Netflix tee up quite a number of shows on its platform, to the benefit of its subscriber base. Best of all the offerings for the month of January is a mix-bag of treats ranging from superhero flicks to international dramas and locally-skewed content as well. These are some that are worth checking out this January.
Circle, streaming on January 1
Welcome to the ultimate popularity contest. To win the cash prize, would you be yourself, a better version of yourself — or someone else altogether?
Season 2, streaming on January 10
Things have changed. Robin and the Titans aren’t the same group of outcasts they used to be, and neither are their enemies.
and Frankie: Season 6, streaming on January 15
Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin are two women reinventing their lives in this funny and honest series, now returning for Season 6.
Education: Season 2, streaming on January 17
Sex Education is about Otis Milburn, a socially awkward high school student who lives with his sex therapist mother, Jean. In season 1 Otis and his friend Maeve Wiley set-up a sex clinic at school to capitalise on his intuitive talent for sex advice. In season 2, as a late bloomer Otis must master his newly discovered sexual urges in order to progress with his girlfriend Ola whilst also dealing with his now strained relationship with Maeve.
Ghost Bride, streaming on January 23
In 1890s Malacca, a young woman finds herself in the afterlife and becomes mired in a murder mystery connected to the deceased son of a wealthy family.
Adventures of Sabrina: Part 3, streaming on January 24
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina re-imagines the origin and adventures of Sabrina the Teenage Witch as a dark coming-of-age story that traffics in horror, the occult and, of course, witchcraft. Part Three finds Sabrina reeling from the harrowing events of Part Two.
Stranger, streaming January 30
Adventures abound as a group of teenagers infiltrates an elite racing league controlled by a nefarious organization bent on world domination. Secrets, violence and a conspiracy send family man Adam Price on a desperate quest to uncover the truth about the people closest to him.
streaming on January 31
A small Norwegian town experiencing warm winters and violent downpours seems to be headed for another Ragnarok — unless someone intervenes in time.