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Posted by Audrey Bittner on Wednesday, Jan. 7 at 4:21 pm.
Reprinted from Daily Emerald. Original article here.
As winter break comes to a close, you sadly bid adieu to all of your pals in Orange Is the New Black and Friday Night Lights with a final episode.
Yet, a new month and year have just begun and the most recent releases on Instant Netflix make your binge watching possibilities endless. Watch three series in one winter term? Child’s play. Cheers to January’s new releases and to #NoNewFriends.
1. 101 Dalmatians
Yes, the live-action one. Yes, that movie that would continually replay when the babysitter was coming over. And yes, the lifeline of our childhood.
2. The Amityville Horror
A couple moves into a new house where a murder was committed, wonder what happens next?!
3. Bad Boys II
Will Smith and Martin Lawrence being bosses in Florida busting the ecstasy cartel and what not, typical Tuesday.
4. Beauty Shop
Queen Latifah and her beauty shop that becomes the local hangout, filled to the brim with gossiping employees and customers.
5. Big Fish
That movie that you probably watched at a friend’s house once and didn’t understand half of it. Oh, and keep an eye out for Miley Cyrus who happens to be in it for a hot second as well.
6. Bruce Almighty
How we all learned how to spell “BEA-U-TI-FUL”.
7. Cast Away
Is this the one where Tom Hanks is on a deserted island and cries over someone named “Wilson” the whole time?
8. Dirty Dancing
Oh, you bet I’m about to have “The Time of My Life” watching this smoke show for the first time.
Hands down, my favorite Jennifer Lopez movie of all time as she trains herself to fight back at her abusive ex-husband. God, why can’t I be her?!
The original, starring Kevin Bacon as a city teen that rebels in a small town through dancing… Kids today.
11. Friends: Complete Series
If you’re looking for me, I’m most likely hanging out with Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler and Ross.
Another moving love story starring Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore. This also might be your mom’s favorite movie.
13. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
Action + blue-eyed babe Chris Pine? Sign me up.
14. Mean Girls
You can almost hear Regina George saying, “Stop trying to make studying happen — it’s not going to happen.”
15. Notting Hill
An unlikely couple brought together by fate, opposite backgrounds and 1990s film quality brings this love story between Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts to the screen. So ’90s so, about it.
16. Uptown Girls
The bittersweet tale of an unlikely friendship between a nanny (Brittany Murphy) and 8-year-old (Dakota Fanning), also known as one of Brittany Murphy’s best films.
17. Psych: Season 8
The incorporable duo takes on a series of cases in the show’s eighth consecutive season.
Other options to check out this month include White Collar Season 5, Wayne’s World 2, The War of The Worlds, Valkyrie, Soul Plane, The Odd Couple, Mr. Mom, Mr. Deeds, Mystic River, KangarooJack and The Kite Runner.