New Netflix Releases Feature Lady Gaga, Muppets, Nixon, Spider-Man & MoreBy: Chris Crum - December 6, 2013
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.
Finally, the release list includes the second season of American Horror Story in addition to another season of Futurama and a new Netflix documentary – The Short Game, which is co-produced by Justin Timberlake.
Available on 12/06:
Lady Gaga & The Muppets’ Holiday Spectacular
Lady Gaga and the Muppets celebrate the holidays with great music and celebrity guest stars, Sir Elton John, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, RuPaul, Kristen Bell, The Muppets and more. Featuring exclusive performances off of her new album, Artpop.
Zombie Ass: Toilet of the Dead (2011)
Arisa Nakamura, Mayu Sugano, Asana Mamoru, Yuri Takayama, Kentarô Kishi, Haru Shiina
A group of teenagers, on a trip to the woods, is attacked by a crowd of zombies. Unfortunately, one of them has an unusual tie to the undead, and one of them holds the key to their escape.
Available on 12/07:
American Horror Story: Season 2
Exploring humankind’s unsettling capacity for evil, this darkly twisted drama plays upon the power of supernatural fears and everyday horrors. Each season brings back familiar faces, but they’re playing different characters in an all-new setting.
White Collar: Season 4
Ultra-suave forger and con man Neal Caffrey always dresses impeccably, even when he’s prison-bound after FBI Agent Peter Burke captures him. To avoid jail, Neal signs on to help Peter catch other white-collar thieves but conceals an ulterior motive.
Available on 12/09:
Stephen Hawking’s Grand Design: Season 2 (2012)
He has taken us to the ends of the universe. Now, through physics, philosophical discussion and his own unique scientific perception, professor Stephen Hawking tackles the most personal yet cosmic of questions: Is there a meaning to our lives?
Available on 12/10:
Futurama: Season 10
Pizza boy Philip J. Fry awakens in the 31st century after 1,000 years of cryogenic preservation in this animated series. After he gets a job at an interplanetary delivery service, Fry embarks on ridiculous escapades to make sense of his predicament.
GLOW: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (2012)
Emily Dole, Dee Boocher, Angelina Altishin, Jeanne Basone, Dawn Rice, Lorilyn Palmer, Mondo GuerreroVia the rose-tinted memories of the women who lived it, this engaging documentary chronicles the fleeting cultural phenomenon that was “The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling,” a weekly show that elevated its female grapplers to star status in the 1980s
Our Nixon (2013)
Nixon himself wasn’t the only one obsessively recording his presidency; three of his top aides were filming it, too, with Super 8 cameras. These home movies — from H.R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman and Dwight Chapin — form the basis of this portrait.
Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness (2011)
Discover the man behind the musical “Fiddler on the Roof” in this biography of Sholem Aleichem. Vintage photographs, film clips and interviews with historians reveal Aleichem’s world and how he parlayed turmoil into a new Jewish cultural identity.
Alice Lowe, Eileen Davies, Steve Oram, Seamus O’Neill, Richard Glover, Monica Dolan, Jonathan Aris
Newly coupled Chris and Tina embark on an RV road trip to take in England’s unique sights and rolling countryside. But as events and people inadvertently raise Chris’s ire, the trip takes a gory wrong turn.
The Angels’ Share (2012)
Paul Brannigan, Siobhan Reilly, John Henshaw, Gary Maitland, William Ruane, Jasmin Riggins
After avoiding jail, Robbie vows to turn his life around for his newborn son. He has a talent for discerning fine whiskeys, and he and his community service cohorts hatch a plan to lift a few expensive bottles to buy themselves a better future.
The Cleveland Show: Season 4
Spinning off from Seth MacFarlane’s popular animated series “Family Guy,” Cleveland Brown moves to his hometown of Stoolbend, Virginia, where he marries high school sweetheart, Donna, and the two raise her rowdy kids and his teenager, Cleveland Jr. In addition to stepkids Roberta and Rallo, Cleveland now finds himself interacting with a bunch of offbeat neighbors, including a family of talking bears.
Ultimate Spider-Man: Season 2
Peter Parker comes of age in an epic tale that finds him torn between his teenage life and a war between SHIELD and villain Norman Osborn. The series follows 16-year-old Peter as he comes to terms with his origins and new abilities
Available on 12/12:
The Short Game (2013)
Sky Sudberry, Allan Kournikova, Jed Dy, Zamokuhle Nxasana, Alexa Pano, Amari Avery
Eight grade-school golfers must navigate parents, coaches, and their own pint-sized rivals as they compete in a junior-level championship at the prestigious Pinehurst golf course in North Carolina.
Prince Avalanche (2013)
Paul Rudd, Emile Hirsch, Lance LeGault, Joyce Payne, Gina Grande, Lynn Shelton
While repainting traffic lines along a burnt-out stretch of rural highway, a mismatched pair — straightlaced Alvin and his girlfriend’s harebrained brother, Lance — form an unlikely bond that builds upon their differences.
Grieving after his wife’s recent suicide, Richard Barnett (Martin Donovan) witnesses a brutal killing by the charismatic Abner Solvie (Sakis Rouvas). The widower’s troubles multiply when Abner forces him to become his criminal protege by threatening to execute Richard’s daughter (Ariel Winter). In order to keep her alive, Richard must behave like his psychotic captor in this tautly suspenseful thriller.
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