All the New Additions to Watch This Weekend on Netflix in America (January 14, 2022)

If you want to know what to watch this weekend then we’re here to give you the lowdown on this week’s biggest and best additions on Netflix USA. Here we will give you our top picks as well as a full list of everything added to the streaming service in the last week. So here are our top picks from this week’s additions on Netflix USA:

It’s been a quiet week on Netflix USA with only 11 film additions these include the crime drama Brazen where after a demanding book tour, superstar mystery novelist Grace McCabe decides to visit her sister, Kathleen, who’s embroiled in a custody battle after a bitter divorce. Arriving in D.C., Grace is shocked to find Kathleen living in a run-down neighbourhood and, hoping to afford a hotshot lawyer, supplementing her meagre teacher’s salary by moonlighting as a phone sex operator. In the french comedy Dear Mother Jean-Louis discovers that his heart has stopped. He is not dead, can walk and talk, but his heart is no longer beating. With the help of his wife and a friend, he tries to understand the origin of this mystery. In the stop motion satire The House a poor family, an anxious developer and a fed-up landlady become tied to the same mysterious house. In the Mexican comedy This Is Not a Comedy a comedian finds new meaning in his life when his best friend asks him to be her sperm donor, and he meets a girl who connects with the cosmos. The Polish crime drama How I Fell in Love with a Gangster sees a mysterious woman recount the rise and fall of Nikodem “Nikoś” Skotarczak, one of the biggest gangsters in Poland’s history. In the German sci-fi Tides a colony in space sends an astronaut back to Earth to decide the fate of the planet’s remaining inhabitants after the colonists become infertile. In Under Suspicion a wealthy attorney in San Juan comes to the police station for “10 minutes” of follow-up questions to finding a 12-year-old girl’s body in a park. Another young girl was also raped and murdered weeks earlier and the evidence points to him. In The God Committee a transplant committee has one hour to determine which of three candidates should receive a lifesaving heart. Years later, their decision haunts them. Finally we have the Indonesian mystery Photocopier where a student pairs with a photocopy worker to piece together what happened at a party that caused her to lose her scholarship.

A popular addition in TV shows has been Archive 81 a horror which sees an archivist get hired to restore a collection of tapes where he finds himself reconstructing the work of a filmmaker and her investigation into a dangerous cult. In the Japanese drama The Journalist a dedicated journalist doggedly pursues the truth about a government corruption scandal even as powerful enemies seek to neutralize her reporting. In the Egyptian drama Newton’s Cradle a miscalculated adventure turns a married couple’s life upside down. In the Hindi drama Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein while being aggressively pursued by a politician’s daughter who will do anything to marry him, a small-town man takes drastic measures to reclaim his life. Also added were After Life season 3, The Ultimate Braai Master season 7 and Undercover season 3.

The only documentary that was added this week is Cheer which follows the ups and downs of Navarro College’s competitive cheer squad as they work to win a coveted national title.

This week we have 2 family additions which are the tv series Polly Pocket where after uncovering a magical locket that allows her to shrink in size, Polly and her friends set out on big adventures with petite power. Finally there is the movie Riverdance: The Animated Adventure where after a heartfelt loss, Irish-born Keegan and his Spanish-born friend Moya learn to dance through danger and despair with a magical herd of spirit deer.

Don’t forget to look at the most popular additions this week and for all the Netflix Originals being added in the upcoming week you can read our separate post.

Read on for the full list of this week’s additions:

11 New Films Streaming on Netflix USA:

Brazen (2022) (Netflix Film)
Dear Mother [L’origine du monde] (2021) (Netflix Film) – French
Fatuma (2018) – Swahili
The God Committee (2021)
The House (2022) (Netflix Film)
How I Fell in Love with a Gangster [Jak pokochalam gangstera] (2022) (Netflix Film) – Polish
Photocopier [Penyalin Cahaya] (2022) (Netflix Film) – Indonesian
Riverdance: The Animated Adventure (2022) (Netflix Film)
This Is Not a Comedy [El Comediante] (2022) (Netflix Film) – Spanish
Tides (2021)
Under Suspicion (2000)

1 New Documentary Series Streaming on Netflix USA:

Cheer (2022) (Netflix Original) [New Episodes] [Season 2 Added]

7 New TV Series Streaming on Netflix USA:

After Life (2022) (Netflix Original) [New Episodes] [Season 3 Added]
Archive 81 (2022) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added]
The Journalist (2022) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added] – Japanese
Newton’s Cradle (2021) – Arabic (Egypt)
The Ultimate Braai Master (2021) [Season 7 Added]
Undercover (2021) (Netflix Original) [New Episodes] [Season 3 Added] – Flemish
Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein [These Black Black Eyes] (2022) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added] – Hindi

1 New Kids and Family TV Series on Netflix USA:

Polly Pocket (2021) [New Episodes] [Season 4 Added]

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