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 film, TV and documentary additions on Netflix UK. Here we will give you our top picks as well as a full list of everything added to Netflix in the UK in the last week. So here are our top picks from this week’s additions on Netflix UK:
It’s been a quiet week for Netflix UK with only 9 films added 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. also added were Fatuma an african drama, the crime thriller Night Hunter, Indonesian mystery Photocopier and finally for this week we have the biographical drama The Wolf of Wall Street.
A popular addition in TV shows today is 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.
Documentaries that were added this week are Maiden the story of Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook on charter boats, who became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989. In Animal Park presenters Ben Fogle and Kate Humble show the daily life in the Longleat Safari Park and the challenges its staff faces every day while caring for the animals. Armed and Deadly which uses mission footage, news coverage and interviews to shed light on armed police operations and criminal organizations in the UK. Finally for this week we have season 2 of Cheer which follows the ups and downs of Navarro College’s competitive cheer squad as they work to win a coveted national title.
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. To see what else is due to arrive soon have a look at our post here: What’s Coming to Netflix UK in January 2022?
Read on for the full list of this week’s additions:
9 New Films Streaming on Netflix UK:
Brazen (2022) (Netflix Film)
Dear Mother (2021) (Netflix Film) – French
Fatuma (2018) – Swahili
The House (2022) (Netflix Film)
How I Fell in Love with a Gangster (2022) (Netflix Film) – Polish
Night Hunter (2018) – Streaming Again
Photocopier (2022) (Netflix Film) – Indonesian
This Is Not a Comedy [El Comediante] (2022) (Netflix Film) – Spanish
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) – Streaming Again
1 New Documentaries Streaming on Netflix UK:
3 New Documentary Series Streaming on Netflix UK:
7 New TV Series Streaming on Netflix UK:
After Life (2020) (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 (2020) (Netflix Original) [New Episodes] [Season 3 Added] – Flemish
Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein [These Black Black Eyes] (2022) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added] – Hindi