Happy Thursday and welcome to your third daily news roundup of the week (a record 2023 that has been very slow so far in terms of new releases). Today, 11 new additions have been added to Netflix US, so let’s see what’s new and what’s trending for February 16, 2023.
On the moving front, some horror movies are coming out in the next few days. no escape room (2018) comes out on February 19, The spell 2 (2016) comes out on February 22, and Girl on the third floor (2019) comes out on February 23.
Now let’s review what’s new:
Best new movies and series on Netflix for February 16, 2023
the king woman (2022)
Gender: Action, Drama, History
Director: Gina Prince Bythewood
Cast: Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch
Writer: Dana Stevens, Maria Bello
Execution time: 135min / 2h 15m
Coming to Netflix via Sony’s big first-window deal is The Woman King, headlined by Viola Davis.
Set in the 1820s and inspired by true events, the film follows a battle-tested general who trains a new generation of female warriors to protect his kingdom from a powerful enemy.
The film was often cited as one of the films with its sights set on top-tier awards at the Oscars, but it was notably snubbed to much controversy.
2 pistols (2013)
Gender: Action, Suspense
Director: Balthazar Kormakur
Cast: Denzel Washington Mark Wahlberg Paula Patton
Writer: Blake Masters, Steven Grant
Execution time: 109min / 1h 49m
Licensed films added today include the 2013 American action comedy film directed by Baltasar Kormákur and starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg, who play two special agents from different organizations who team up for an undercover operation.
In rotten tomatoes, 2 pistols it has a rating of 64% based on 163 reviews. The site’s consensus states: «Formulaic and often jarringly violent, 2 Guns bases its old-school appeal on the interplay between its well-matched, charismatic stars.»
the upshaws (Part 3)
number of episodes:8
Gender: comedy, family
Cast: Mike Epps, Kim Fields, Diamond Lyons
Writer: Regina Y. Hicks, Wanda Sykes
Execution time: 26 minutes
One of the most successful multi-camera sitcoms (in terms of being able to get renewed) currently on Netflix right now is the Mike Epps and Wanda Sykes-directed comedy. the upshaws.
Here’s what you can expect going into part 3:
«In this next part, the Upshaws continue to deal with life’s ups and downs, including new jobs, bigger dreams, health issues and some major life surprises, but still hold on to the love that comes with family.»
Complete list of new releases on Netflix for February 16, 2023
5 new movies added today
- 2 Guns (2013) – R – English – Two special agents, one from Naval Intelligence, one from the DEA, team up in a sting operation against a drug cartel that takes a wrong turn.
- 47 Meters Down: No Cage (2019) – PG-13 – English – Two sisters join their two classmates on a cave dive to explore submerged ruins, only to discover that a shark with heightened senses is after them.
- Ouija (2014) – PG-13 – English – When their friend mysteriously dies, a group of grieving teens seek connection through an old Ouija board that conjures up a nightmare from the other side.
- The King Woman (2022) – PG-13 – English
- The Womb (2022) – TV-MA – Indonesian – Dealing with an unplanned pregnancy, a desperate woman turns to a mysterious older couple who promise to care for her baby.
6 new TV series added today
- Aggretsuko (Season 5) Netflix Original – TV-14 – Japanese – Frustrated with her thankless office job, Retsuko the red panda faces her daily struggles by singing death metal karaoke after work.
- Darling (season 1) – TV-14 – Japanese – An elite businesswoman becomes a material witness to a murder somehow related to a missing persons case that occurred in her hometown 15 years ago.
- Saving My Stupid Youth (Season 1) – TV-14 – Japanese – Sparks fly when two teachers with tangled pasts lead a coeducational class as part of a proposed merger between an all-male and all-female high school.
- Family history!!! (Season 1) – TV-14 – Japanese – An aging professional wrestler returns to fight for his inheritance when his father, a respected Noh actor, threatens to leave his fortune to his caretaker.
- The Full Time Wife Escapist (Seasons 1-2) – TV-PG – Japanese – After a series of unexpected events, an unemployed single woman ends up working for a salaryman with no romantic experience. Her job title? Her wife.
- The Upshaws (Part 3) Netflix Original – TV-14 – English – A working-class black family in Indiana fights for a better life and a happy home while juggling everyday struggles in this comedy series.
The 10 best movies and series on Netflix for February 16, 2023
|1||You||your place or mine|
|2||Physical: 100||Minions: The Rise of Gru|
|3||Perfect combination||I can do bad alone|
|4||my lover my killer||Your people|
|5||Love is blind||Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile|
|6||new amsterdam||The founder|
|7||ginny and georgia||The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring|
|8||My dad the bounty hunter||all the places|
|9||Wednesday||bad boys II|
|10||I love to hate you||sing 2|