“Netflix and Chill” isn’t just a hashtag. It’s a February lifestyle. AwardsDaily TV offers some higher profile February titles for your mass consumption.
February is the month to officially “Netflix and Chill.” Granted, for the past few years, we’ve been accustomed to the Emmy-winning drama House of Cards dropping. Alas, they’re taking extra time this year and won’t premiere until later in the year. Still, you’ve got a few nice options to keep you warm in these cold winter months.
American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson
You know what this is, and, if you haven’t seen it, now’s your chance. Or maybe you want to see it again. We fully support and encourage that.
Santa Clarita Diet (February 3)
Joel (Timothy Olyphant) and Sheila (Drew Barrymore) are husband and wife realtors leading vaguely discontented lives in the L.A. suburb of Santa Clarita with their teenaged daughter Abby, until Sheila goes through a dramatic change sending their lives down a road of death and destruction…but in a good way.
Santa Clarita Diet stars Drew Barrymore as Sheila Hammond, Timothy Olyphant as Joel Hammond, Liv Hewson as Abby Hammond and Skyler Gisondo as Eric Bemis.
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Season 2 (February 11)
Binge the 13-episode second season of the critically acclaimed Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. The second season offers surprising moments from the cast, an unexpected departure, and a deepening of the characters in unusual and interesting ways.
White Nights (February 14)
This is not the 1985 dance drama with Mikhail Baryshnikov and Gregory Hines. And it’s worse-off for it. Instead, a coldhearted heiress, a man from her past and an ambitious new hire in her company all become entangled on a battleground for money and power. TBD on the dancing…
I don’t feel at home in this world anymore. (February 24)
From the producers of Kelly Reichardt’s “Certain Women” and Jeremy Saulnier’s “Green Room” comes the story of Ruth (Melanie Lynskey), a nursing assistant suffering through a crisis of existential despair. But when her house is burglarized, Ruth discovers a renewed sense of purpose in tracking down the thieves. Accompanied by her obnoxious martial-arts-enthusiast neighbor Tony (Elijah Wood), they soon find themselves dangerously out of their depth against a pack of degenerate criminals.
Written and directed by Macon Blair (“Blue Ruin,” “Green Room,”) in his directorial debut, with a distinctive look courtesy of cinematographer Larkin Seiple (“Swiss Army Man,” “Cop Car”), the film also stars David Yow, Jane Levy, Devon Graye, Christine Woods, Robert Longstreet, Lee Eddy and Gary Anthony Williams. The film was produced by XYZ Films and filmscience.
Ultimate Beastmaster (February 24)
Ultimate Beastmaster is the first international competition series of its kind with six customized local versions featuring local languages, competitors and hosts from each competing country. Those countries are: Brazil, Germany, Japan, Mexico, South Korea and the U.S, The series is produced by Sylvester Stallone (Creed, Grudge Match) and Dave Broome (The Biggest Loser, Strong). The U.S. host is Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine).
The 10-episode event series will feature 108 competitors, 18 from each country, in total. Each hour-long episode will feature 12 competitors, two from each country, who will take their shot at running one of the most physically demanding obstacle courses ever devised, “The Beast.” At the end of each episode, a ‘Beastmaster’ will be crowned and in the final episode of the season, the nine individual winners from each episode will compete against each other for the chance for one contestant to become the Ultimate Beastmaster.