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17 new releases to strengthen your Netflix addiction

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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.

9. Enough 

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?!

10. Footloose 

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.

12. Ghost 

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 2The War of The WorldsValkyrie, Soul Plane, The Odd Couple, Mr. Mom, Mr. Deeds, Mystic River, KangarooJack and The Kite Runner.