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Kickstart Your February With These 6 New Netflix Shows

Even amongst other network giants, Netflix has managed to carve a name for themselves where streaming and entertainment are concerned. They have since earned their rightful spot as a household name—to ‘Netflix’ is almost synonymous with the act of streaming films and shows online. As we kickstart February, here are 6 new shows for you to Netflix & Chill to.

1. A Fall From Grace

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An actor, producer and director rolled in one, Tyler Perry already has an impressive repertoire of films under his belt, and the latest to the party is Netflix’s A Fall From Grace. When asked what inspired him to make A Fall From Grace, Perry’s answer was simply that he enjoys writing for women, and that he hopes to encapsulate the struggles and helplessness they face accurately. Described as ominous and suspenseful, the crime thriller stars Crystal Fox as Grace Waters in this mind-twisting mayhem where seemingly gentle Grace admits to committing a not-so-innocent murder.

Who should watch it: Beholding plot twists and unimaginable secrets, the film promises an emotional rollercoaster to satisfy all the whodunit junkies out there. Those who appreciate African-American representation in film will also enjoy this Jordan Peele-esque style production.

A Fall From Grace | Watch Here

2. The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Season 3

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Praise Satan! Season 3 of The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina picks up right where Season 2 left off, with young warlock Nicholas Scratch in Hell with Lucifer trapped within him, and a distraught Sabrina Spellman trying to bring Nicholas back. In the meantime, without their (ex-)High Priest Faustus Blackwood and their powers dwindling without Lucifer, the coven finds themselves under attack from pagan witches.

The season concludes with a rather timely twist – will Sabrina reign as Queen of Hell or return to a quiet life in Greendale? Watch on to find out.

Who should watch it: While this is nowhere as eerie as Netflix’s The Haunting Of Hill House, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is spooky and gripping in its own right, and fans of all things supernatural will surely be happy to indulge in this.

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Season 3 | Watch Here

3. Miss Americana

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Join the princess of pop as she tells the story of her journey that lets us in on more than we’d expect. Taylor Swift bares it all in this 85-minute documentary, Miss Americana, that promises maximum realness. After the fame and lights wear off, what creeps up onto her can sometimes be dark, lonely and even scary—ironic for someone who’s often deemed as the Queen Bee of any social group. Be prepared to reconfigure all you know about the Woman of the Decade in this unorthodox yet authentic recount.

Who should watch it: Swifties would be way ahead of me in jumping onto this piece. If you’re looking for an honest, accurate representation of what goes on inside the mind of the world’s biggest pop princess, you should catch Miss Americana.

Miss Americana | Watch Here

4. Next In Fashion

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Fashion powerhouses Alexa Chung and Queer Eye’s Tan France join forces in this never-before-seen fashion reality show, Next In Fashion, with a runway production that rivals those of New York Fashion Week. Journey alongside couture hopefuls from all over the world as they battle it out for $250,000 and a shot to become fashion’s next big thing.

Who should watch it: If you live for the drama, glamour and trends, this is the series for you. Next In Fashion is the show Project Runway wants to be. If you’re a Project Runway fan, you absolutely cannot miss this.

Next In Fashion | Watch Here

5. Sex Education 2

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The first season of sex education definitely left viewers wanting more. With its bold title and subject matter, the second season of Sex Education explored even more topics of sexuality, introduced us to common vaginal conditions (that isn’t typically talked about in popular culture), and boldly tackled the issue of sexual harassment. With its funny, well-executed, and bold yet accurate approach to matters that are considered taboo, Sex Education 2 is a must-watch for those who want to be educated and entertained.

Who should watch it: Watch Sex Education 2 if you’re a sucker for well-developed character arcs, or if you simply enjoy English accents talking about sex.

Sex Education Season 2 | Watch Here

6. Castle In The Sky

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Brace yourself. A whole slew of Studio Ghibli films have graced Netflix like a wave, and fans of the anime series are more than rejoicing. If you feel like taking a break from the new generation of animations and films, stroll down memory lane with children’s anime adventure Castle In The Sky. It tells the story of a miner boy and a mysterious girl who embark on a quest for a mystifying island that supposedly holds great riches.

Who should watch it: Watch Castle In The Sky if you appreciate animation, well-coloured films, a soaring music score, and sentimental storylines.

Castle In The Sky | Watch Here

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