The Best New Additions on Netflix in America This Week (26th February 2021)

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:

This week we have Blue, Painful and Brittle a Japanese thriller which sees university students Kaede and Hisano form a club to change the world. When Hisano vanishes, Kaede throws himself into bringing the club back to its idealistic roots. The historical thriller Operation Finale is based on the story of how a group of Israeli secret agents arrested notorious SS officer Adolf Eichmann – the man who masterminded the “Final Solution” – in Argentina. In Captain Fantastic a father raising his children off the grid begins to question his anti-establishment, utopian views when a tragic loss pulls them back into society. In The Conjuring a family starts experiencing supernatural terrors after moving into a Rhode Island farmhouse, they seek the help of a pair of noted demonologists. Finally for films this week we have The Conjuring 2 where a a woman enlists the Warrens’ help to confront the evil presence after her daughter unwittingly releases a malevolent spirit in their house in London.

For TV this week we have the reality TV show Canine Intervention which follows renowned Oakland dog trainer, Jas Leverette, as he runs one of the top dog training facilities in California.  Fate: The Winx Saga – The Afterparty sees stars of the fiery hit discuss the show’s magic, play trivia and chow down on hot wings. Then, Taylor Tomlinson shares how she would use fairy powers. In the TV comedy Ginny & Georgia free-spirited Georgia and her two kids, Ginny and Austin, move north in search of a fresh start but find that the road to new beginnings can be bumpy. In Ginny & Georgia – The Afterparty cast members of the hit Netflix show join the hosts to unpack the drama of Season 1, and Cristela Alonzo offers tips for being the new kid at school. In the anime series High-Rise Invasion high schooler Yuri finds herself atop a skyscraper in a strange world, where she must survive against masked assailants bent on killing their prey. Finally for TV this week we have Two Sentence Horror Stories an anthology series of terror which features diverse characters facing primal fears in spine-chilling situations that stretch past daily routine.

For documentary fans this week we have Made You Look: A True Story About Fake Art an American crime documentary about the largest art fraud in American history set in the super rich, super obsessed and super fast art world of New York. Chale Chalo: The Lunacy of Film Making is the story of making of “Lagaan,” one of the millennium’s seminal Indian films, and is told from the point of view of production team member Satyajit Bhatkal. Pelé looks back at the extraordinary 12-year period in which Pelé, the only man to win three World Cup titles, went from young superstar in 1958 to national hero in 1970; a radical yet turbulent era in Brazil’s history. Wave of Cinema: Surat dari Timur features a mix of film footage and special performances, this virtual concert honors the memory and music of revered Indonesian singer Glenn Fredly. In Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan dynamic reenactments and expert commentaries bring to life the tumultuous history and power struggles of a warring 16th-century feudal Japan.

For family viewing this week we only have the animated adventure film Bigfoot Family which sees bigfoot goes missing, so his shy but tech-savvy teen son takes on an evil CEO to save his family and a wildlife preserve.

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:

22 New Films Streaming on Netflix USA:

Bigfoot Family (2020) (Netflix Film)
Blue, Painful, Fragile [Blue, Painful and Brittle] (2020) – Japanese
Brian Regan: On the Rocks (2021) (Netflix Film)
Captain Fantastic (2016)
Classmates Minus (2020) (Netflix Film) – Min Nan Chinese
The Conjuring 2 (2016)
The Conjuring (2013) – Streaming Again
Crazy About Her [Loco por ella] (2021) (Netflix Film) – European Spanish
Delhi Belly (2011) – Streaming Again
Dhobi Ghat (Mumbai Diaries) (2010) – Streaming Again – Hindi
Geez & Ann (2021) (Netflix Film) – Indonesian
The Girl on the Train (2021) (Netflix Film) – Hindi
Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na (2008) – Streaming Again – Hindi
Lagaan (2001) – Streaming Again – Hindi
M8 – When Death Rescues Life [M8 – Quando a Morte Socorre a Vida] (2019) – Brazilian Portuguese
No Escape (2015) – Streaming Again
Operation Finale (2018)
Our Idiot Brother (2011) – Streaming Again
Peepli Live (2010) – Streaming Again – Hindi
Red (2021) – Telugu
Taare Zameen Par [Like Stars on Earth] (2007) – Streaming Again – Hindi
Who Am I (2014) – German

4 New Documentaries Streaming on Netflix USA:

Made You Look: A True Story About Fake Art (2020)
Madness in the Desert [Chale Chalo: The Lunacy of Film Making] (2004) – Streaming Again
Pelé (2021) (Netflix Original) – Brazilian Portuguese
Wave of Cinema: Surat dari Timur (2020) – Indonesian

1 New Documentary Series Streaming on Netflix USA:

Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added]

13 New TV Series Streaming on Netflix USA:

Canine Intervention (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added]
El final del paraíso (2019) [Season 1 Added] – Spanish
Fate: The Winx Saga – The Afterparty (2021) (Netflix Original)
Fuga (2006) – Spanish
Ginny & Georgia (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added]
Ginny & Georgia – The Afterparty (2021) (Netflix Original)
High-Rise Invasion (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added] – Japanese
The Last Bastion (2018) [Season 1 Added] – Spanish
Sin senos sí hay paraíso (2018) – Streaming Again – Spanish
Tony Manero (2008) – Streaming Again – Spanish
Two Sentence Horror Stories (2021) [New Episodes] [Season 2 Added]
Vincenzo (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added – New episode weekly] – Korean
Zindagi in Short (2020) [Season 1 Added] – Hindi

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