New on Netflix UK: February 2016

New on Netflix UK: February 2016

Michelle Yeoh in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny, Better Call Saul, The Look of Silence and Love amongst highlights

It’s a strong month for documentaries on Netflix with the Academy Award nominated The Look of Silence premiering on 1 February. Joshua Oppenheimer helmed one of the most important documentaries of modern times with The Act of Killing, which explored the aftermath of murder in Indonesia, and this companion piece is no less powerful. This time Oppenheimer follows optometrist Adi around as he confronts the leaders of death squads about their brutal execution of his brother Ramli in 1965.

Other documentary highlights include Dinosaur 13, about the discovery of the largest Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil and My Beautiful Broken Brain which re-evaluates the human experience and plays with form in an interesting way via exploration of Lotje Sodderland’s mind after a stroke.

Later on in the month a Netflix original series from Judd Apatow takes a look at modern love, and is aptly named Love. Gillian Jacobs (from Community) and Paul Rust take the lead roles in this ten-part comedy. And season two of Better Call Saul premieres on 16 February with a new episode appearing weekly.

And the the month ends with perhaps the highest profile Netflix original feature with martial arts sequel Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny on 26 February.

James Bobin, Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller took us all by surprise with their uplifting and hilarious take on The Muppets back in 2011 and though the sequel Muppets Most Wanted doesn’t quite live up to the same fantastic heights it’s still a nifty and entertaining crime caper. Ricky Gervais and Tina Fey star and it will be available on 25 February.

Gaspar Noé’s Love will be available on 18 February and it tells an explicit story of lost love while also charting Noé’s personal journey as firebrand filmmaker, but it lacks emotional depth. The feverish, tangled scenes of real sex are exquisitely crafted but unfortunately the dialogue is naff.

‘Gentlemen you can’t fight in here! This is the War Room’, is one of the sharpest and funniest lines written and it’s delivered perfectly by Peter Sellers in Stanley Kubrick’s Dr Strangelove which appears on 17 February. And with Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight in (some) cinemas, now is the perfect time to revisit the brutal and bloody Django Unchained which also appears on 17 February.

1 February
Baby Geniuses
Babylon: Season 1
Bobby Fischer Against the World
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
Canadian Bacon
Crime and Punishment
Cuckoo: Season 1
The Devil's Violinist
Dinosaur 13
Dream Lover
Easy Money
Evidence of Blood
A Faster Horse
Food, Inc
Game Face
Gary: Tank Commander: Season 2
Hate Story 2
Hate Story 3
In Dangerous Company
Kill Bill: Volume 2
Legally Blonde
Liar Liar
The Look of Silence
Lord of the Flies
Love, Cheat & Steal
Masha's Tales: Season 1
A Picture of You
Pokémon: XY
Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction
The Ring Two
The Rundown
The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming
Sammy & Co: Season 1
The Search For Life: The Drake Equation
Sinatra: All or Nothing at All
The Story of Maths: Season 1
Toot the Tiny Tugboat Kids
United We Fall
Unsung Heroes: The Story of America's Female Patriots
The World of Henry Orient

2 February
Arn: The Knight Templar
Dead Man Running
Massacre 2
Radio Rebel
Texas Chainsaw

3 February
I Am David
The Limey
Madea's Family

5 February
Care Bears & Cousins: Season 2
Hannibal Buress Comedy Special
Home on the Range
If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front
My Beautiful Broken Brain
Turbo FAST: Season 3

6 February
Bloody Sunday
How I Met Your Mother: Season 9
Lila & Eve
Reign: Season 3

7 February
The League: Season 7

8 February
Janoskians: Untold and Untrue

9 February
Last Vegas
Lone Survivor

10 February
High Plains Drifter
The Object of My Affection
Spice World

11 February
The Motivation

12 February
Tuck Everlasting

15 February
Blackadder: Series 3
Highway Thru Hell: Series 1
Highway Thru Hell: Series 2
Sharknado 3

16 February
Better Call Saul: Season 2 (Weekly Episodes)
Endless Love

17 February
Cast Party
Dr Strangelove
Django Unchained
Erin Brockovich

18 February

19 February
Pramface: Series 2
Condor Man
Cooked: Season 1

24 February
The Little Prince (1974)
The Lonely Man

25 February
Muppets Most Wanted

26 February
The Aristocats
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny
Fuller House
Theo Von Stand Up Special

28 February

Keep checking back as we add more February titles. See our preview of Netflix's 17 most anticipated exclusives coming in 2016.


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