Here’s What’s About To Hit NetlfixBy: Chris Crum - January 10, 2014
As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days.
Netflix has captured a lot of headlines this week thanks to its presence at CES, and its plans to release all of its original content (and Breaking Bad) in 4K. We also learned some more details about its upcoming original Sense8 as last year’s Orange is the New Black: Season 1 earned Netflix its first People’s Choice Award. And don’t forget to check out the latest House of Cards: Season 2 trailer if you haven’t yet.
Now, here are some titles you’ll find on Netflix in the coming days.
Available on 1/10:
Ip Man: The Final Fight (2013)
Anthony Wong Chau-Sang, Eric Tsang, Jordan Chan, Gillian Chung, Anita Yuen, Xin Xin Xiong
This entry in the saga of the man who famously trained Bruce Lee finds the middle-aged master teaching the Wing Chun style in Hong Kong. The nostalgic tale unfolds during a cultural crossroads amid the tension of British rule during the 1950s.
Available on 1/13:
Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain (2013)
Philadelphia funnyman Kevin Hart takes the stage in front of a sold-out crowd at Madison Square Garden, part of his hit “Let Me Explain” world tour. Hart puts his unique spin on women, infidelity, hiring a bodyguard and more.
Being Human: Season 3 (US)
Boston roommates Aidan, Josh and Sally are your average twenty-somethings — except that they’re also a vampire, werewolf and ghost, respectively. All three struggle with their supernatural identities while trying to get by in the human world.
Available on 1/14:
Toad Road (2012)
Sara Anne Jones, James Davidson, Jim Driscoll, Whitleigh Higuera, Damon Johansen, Andy Martin
Feeling he’s living a meaningless life in a small town, disaffected junkie James jumps at the chance to escort newcomer Sara to Toad Road — and risk whatever may happen as they pass seven wooden gates that lead toward hell.
William Moselely, Eric Roberts, Adrian Pasdar, Kelsey Chow, Edoardo Ballerini, Joseph Perrino
Evading the mob, Mike and his son Daniel have lived a nomadic life for 16 years, using Daniel’s parkour skills to make a living by pulling off robberies. Now, Daniel wants to leave the life of crime, but Mike plans one last — ill-fated — job.
Available on 1/15:
Inside: Chipotle (2013)
Chipotle is a company that broke all the fast food rules, turning a small eatery into an $11 billion, 14,000-store chain. Bloomberg television takes you behind the counter to see how this increasingly popular company keep customers lining up.
Inside: DeBeers (2012)
This volume of the Bloomberg series takes viewers from DeBeers’s Botswana diamond mine (the richest in the world) to its London headquarters. Oliva Sterns gets unprecedented access to this famously secretive company in a one-of-a-kind tour.
Inside: Dolce & Gabbana (2013)
Join Bloomberg’s Tom Gibson for this behind-the-scenes look at luxury fashion giant Dolce & Gabbana and how it markets worldwide. The show delves into the business side of fashion, revealing the brand as few have seen it before.
Inside: LinkedIn (2013)
Bloomberg West takes a comprehensive look inside LinkedIn. The probing documentary features exclusive access to LinkedIn’s headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., and interviews with CEO Jeff Weiner and Chairman Reid Hoffman.
Inside: McDonald’s (2013)
Bloomberg’s “Inside” visits the world’s biggest restaurant chain as it caters to 69 million people a day and reveals how it reached the top. Discover how McDonald’s stays competitive in a market it started — and also what’s in the secret sauce.
Inside: Pixar (2013)
When it comes to animation, few do it better than Pixar and Disney; they are the dreamers and doers with multibillion-dollar imaginations. Bloomberg television takes you behind closed doors to see how this powerhouse makes movie magic.
The Baidu Billionaire: Inside the Google of China (2013)
Although it’s a familiar name in China, the search engine Baidu is little known elsewhere — despite being the fifth most-visited website on Earth. Robin Li, the company’s founder, details Baidu’s complex corporate history in this documentary.
An Idiot Abroad: Seasons 1-3
Karl Pilkington, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant
In a twist on the travelogue genre, comedian Ricky Gervais sends his “idiot” friend Karl Pilkington to a series of exotic locales around the world. The result is an amusing social experiment that forces Karl to confront his cultural hang-ups.
Cash Crop (2010)
This feature-length documentary and California road movie explores America’s largest cash crop: marijuana. Take an epic West Coast adventure into the heart of the Emerald Triangle and America’s most valuable crop.
Nick Thune: Folk Hero (2013)
With help from his guitars, comedian Nick Thune regales the audience of Brooklyn’s Bell Theatre with a collection of hilarious stories about his childhood, his past romantic relationships and his experience with a burning building.
Available on 1/16:
Spy Kids 3: Game Over (2003)
Antonio Banderas, Carla Gugino, Alexa Vega, Sylvester Stallone, Mike Judge, Salma Hayek
In the continuing adventures of the two spy siblings, Carmen gets caught in a virtual reality game designed by the kids’ new nemesis, the Toymaker, and it’s up to Juni to save her by battling through the game’s levels.
Caught Up (1998)
Bokeem Woodbine, Cynda Williams, Clifton Powell, Tony Todd, Basil Wallace, Snoop Dogg, LL Cool J
Released from prison, Daryl finds his former life in tatters until a new girlfriend gets him hired as a driver. But his new job isn’t what it seems. Daryl soon learns that he can’t trust anyone around him, and that his life may be on the line.
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Image: An Idiot Abroad via YouTube