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What's Coming to Netflix This Week

Don't Miss These Newly Released Movies and Shows

Posted on October 18, 2017 by Quibblo

While many of you may be holding out for the second season of Stranger Things, there are some great new titles on Netflix worth watching. This quiz will tell you What TV Show on Netflix You Should Watch.

Oct. 20

1922 (Netflix Original Film)

Stephen King recently delivered It as the highest grossing R-rated horror film of all time. 1922 is a horror story set in 1920s Nebraska. Wilfred James is a farmer, whose wife recently inherited a large plot of land. She wants to sell the land so the family can move to the city, Omaha — or St. Louis. Wilfred is firmly planted at the family farm, he plots to kill his wife to keep him and his son living in rural Nebraska. 

Haters Back Off: Season 2 (Netflix Original Series)

Haters Back Off is returning to Netflix for its second season. It is a comedy series starring Colleen Ballinger. Her character, Miranda Sings, is a sheltered, self-absorbed, over confident and untalented young performer who seeks fame on YouTube. The first season followed Miranda from her first video uploaded to YouTube to when one of her videos goes viral. 

One of Us (Netflix Original Documentary)

One of Us shows the struggles of Hasidic Jews trying to break away from the sect. This documentary fshows the dilemma that doubting members of the Hasidic community face in New York City, home to the world’s largest population of Jews outside of Israel. 

You will get a rare peek into the world of ultra-Orthodox Jews via three young adults who are trying to leave the group. Each has their own personal struggles in addition to trying to break away from the religion.

Smurfs: The Lost Village

Smurfs: The Lost Village is a film based on The Smurfs comic book series. While the film was initially met with mixed reviews, it was widely considered an improvement on the previous movies in the Smurfs series.

This latest addition to The Smurfs stars Demi Lovato as the voice of Smurfette. Lovato also made our list of the Top 10 Songs, last week.

The Day I Met El Chapo: The Kate del Castillo Story (Netflix Original Series)

The Day I Met El Chapo is likely the most exciting true story on Netflix since Making a Murderer. It is the biographical account of Mexico’s biggest actress, Kate del Castillo and her experience meeting the most well-known drug lord in the world. 

Kate del Castillo reveals how the opportunity to meet with El Chapo came to be and why she chose to pursue it. 

Wheelman (Netflix Original Film)

Wheelman is the story of a getaway driver for a bank robbery, who realizes he has been betrayed. He must figure out who has betrayed him before they have him killed. The film stars Frank Grillo, Garret Dillahunt, Caitlin Carmichael and Wendy Moniz. 

This action filled movie is full of mystery and suspense, and Grillo’s driver character can trust no one, except his thirteen-year-old daughter.

Oct. 23

Meet The Robinsons

Meet The Robinsons tells of a brilliant inventor named Lewis who meets a stranger with a time machine. They work together to track down Bowler Hat Guy in a showdown that ends with an unexpected twist of fate. 

This film stars Angela Bassett, Daniel Hansen and Wesley Singerman.

While We’re Young

While We’re Young, starring Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts and Adam Driver, is a story about a young couple meeting a middle-aged couple and completely overturning their marriage and career. The film was named to the Top Ten Independent Films by the National Board of Review in 2015.

Oct. 25

The Hateful Eight

The Hateful Eight is a 2015 revisionist Western film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. It stars Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell and Jennifer Jason Leigh, who are among eight strangers who are seeking shelter from a blizzard in the same stagecoach stopover shortly after the American Civil War.

The Hateful Eight was nominated for two academy awards, Best Supporting Actress and Best Cinematography.

The Final Master

The Final Master is a Chinese martial arts film, starring Fan Liao, Jia Song, and Winli Jiang. A martial arts master has to defeat 8 martial arts schools so he can open his own school and pass down his art to younger generations. However, in the process, he becomes caught in local power dynamics.

The film was awarded three Golden Horse Awards for Best Screenplay, Best Choreography and Best Supporting Actress.

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