From brand new series to binge and movies to get excited for, to new seasons of your favorites, there’s a lot making its way to Netflix this month. For those who love true-to-life content, there’s the divisive documentary on Kanye West’s life and another about a serial conman who posed as a billionaire. Viewers have plenty of options for light-hearted shows and films too, and given that it is the month of Valentine’s Day, romantics have been covered by the streaming giant as well.
Read on for everything worth watching on Netflix this month.
Raising Dion, Season 2, February 1
Raising Dion follows the storyline of a widowed mother who realizes that her son has superpowers. Through the help of her husband’s friend, she attempts to understand her son’s powers while grieving the death of her husband and easing into the realities of single motherhood. Season 2 will focus more on the family dynamic of Dion and how he balances his life alongside having superpowers. There is glossing over of the civil war which adds a touch of uniqueness and variety when comparing it to the previous season.
The Tinder Swindler, February 2
The Tinder Swindler is about a prolific conman who attracts women using the popular dating app, Tinder, and tricks them of millions of dollars, and is riveting in every sense of the word. The story is based on real events and reveals the horrific realities of dating apps being used for the wrong reasons. From the producers of The Imposter, this feature documentary hones in on pain and payback.
Murderville, February 3
This film tells the story of detective Terry Seattle’s life. For the protagonist, every day means a new murder case and a new celebrity sidekick as his assistant. However, the twist comes when each guest star isn’t given a script that forces them to improvise, thus giving the show an eccentric, rugged appeal.
Sweet Magnolias Season 2, February 4
The show is a sentimental story centered around three best friends (Helen, Maddie, and Dana Sue) who are born and raised in Serenity, SC, a very small and interconnected town. Season 2 focuses on the changing relationships of people in the town, disturbance in suburban bliss, and the shift of power. However, the main characters find a reason to stick together even in the thick of all the confusion, fighting for what they believe in.
Ms. Pat: Y’all Wanna Hear Something Crazy?, February 8
Comedian Ms. Pat has come up with her first hour-long Netflix special, Ms. Pat: Y’all Wanna Hear Something Crazy? and it could not be more exciting. The show deals with the craziness of being a parent, and some really unfortunate beauty trends as she revisits her not-so-glamorous past with rib-tickling humor and brutal honesty.
Disenchantment Part 4, February 9
The show was a huge hit with audiences, especially as it poked fun at fantasy TV shows, deeming them to be extremely unrealistic. The heroes of the show reunite after being separated in the last season which makes the revival all the more exciting.
Love is Blind Season 2, February 11
The show that kept everyone at the edge of their seats in 2020 is back, and it hammers home the idea that people should be loved for who they are and not what they look like. It is set to deliver the same emotional intensity as the first season showing us that love really is blind.
Tall Girl 2, February 11
At the end of her homecoming dance at school, Jodi revealed that she was no longer just the tall girl and in fact, she is the popular, confident and desirable woman that anyone would be glad to know and have. The second film will reflect her new boyfriend and role in her high school’s musical. As the pressure of being the “cool” girl increases, she feels as though her closest relationships are being put to test and she loses track.
Jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy, February 16
An intense docuseries, Jeen-yuhs is going to reveal the emotional and difficult life of the popular artist, Kanye West. The trilogy is segregated into the various stages in his life with the first episode being about his rise to fame, titled Vision.
Secrets of Summer, February 16
The film is an emotional blending of young love and adventure as a group of teens try to navigate their identities and grow up in the midst of chaos and confusion. As they all attempt to save an old hotel deep in Argentine Delta, they uncover repressed memories and memories to cherish for a lifetime.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre, February 18
The show is based on a group of friends in the isolated town of Harlow, Texas, starting a new business venture. However, their vision is soon trampled as they create disruption in the home of Leatherface, a fictional serial killer. What’s worse is the fact that the town Leatherface lived in was so remote that no one would hear of the group if they went missing.
Space Force Season 2, February 18
Spaceforce is a workplace comedy-drama that premises a group of people that are responsible for setting up an additional branch of the US armed forces. The show picks up where it left off in Season 1 wherein General Naird and his team prove that they are capable of withstanding challenges and can stick together to prove their solidarity.
Downfall: The Case Against Boeing, February 18
For all of those that love corporate dramas, this show is for you. The show unveils corporate veracity that resulted in two Boeing MAX 737 plane crashes. Buttressed by news journalists, employees, families that were impacted, and some aviation experts, we are introduced to the horrifying realities of cost-cutting on the behalf of businesses in order to make profits at the expense of human life.
Vikings: Valhalla, February 25
The show is set over a thousand years ago and talks about the chronicles of some of the most venerated Vikings who ever existed. The show reveals the conflict between the Vikings and the English royals who reach a breaking point due to religious differences. However, they fight on for their honor.
A Madea Homecoming, February 25
Madea gears up to welcome her family which has come from out of town to commemorate her great-grandson’s graduation from university when some repressed secrets come to life to create chaos and confusion at the family reunion.
Juvenile Justice, February 25
Juvenile Justice talks about judge Eun Seok who expresses particular disgust towards juvenile delinquents but later educates himself on the fact that society itself is also extremely culpable for putting children in positions where they are compelled to commit crimes.