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What’s New On Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, And HBO This Week

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 6
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If you’re looking to escape the chill of January in your post-holiday daze, then Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and HBO are your new best friends. This month may seem like a bit of a slog, but at least there are blockbusters like Solo: A Star Wars Story to come home to on the big four streamers.

And hey, if you’d rather get lost in a wildly entertaining TV show, that’s cool too. This week in streaming brings the much-awaited season 6 premiere of Brooklyn Nine-Nine to Hulu. It may be cold and dreary outside, but your entertainment choices are definitely heating up.


Jan. 9
GODZILLA The Planet Eater — Netflix Original
Solo: A Star Wars Story

Jan. 10
When Heroes Fly — Netflix Original

Jan. 11
Friends From College: Season 2 — Netflix Original
ReMastered: Massacre at the Stadium — Netflix Original
Sex Education — Netflix Original
Solo — Netflix Original Film
The Last Laugh — Netflix Original Film

Our Picks:

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Han Solo’s origin story didn’t exactly smash the box office, but this serviceable action film is better than you’ve been led to believe. Anchored by fun performances by Alden Ehrenreich and Emilia Clarke, the movie is an easy watch, even if it’s not the masterpiece Star Wars fans were hoping for.

Sex Education

Gillian Anderson plays the sex therapist mom to a teen boy who uses his carnal knowledge to help his friends make it through high school.


Jan. 6
Disaster Movie (2008)

Jan. 7
Lodge 49: Complete Season 1

Jan. 8
America’s Got Talent: The Champions: Series Premiere
The Bachelor: Season 23 Premiere
Alright Now (2018)
The Commuter (2018)
The Last Airbender (2010)

Jan. 9
Ellen’s Game of Games: Season 2 Premiere
Good Trouble: Series Premiere

Jan. 10
Kusama: Infinity

Jan. 11
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Season 6 Premiere
Future Man: Complete Season 2 Premiere

Jan. 12
Burden of Truth: Complete Season 1

Our Picks:

Lodge 49

Lodge 49 defies explanation. The show follows a surfer who finds his purpose in a fraternal brotherhood — but it’s way weirder than that description suggests.

The Commuter


Liam Neeson gets sucked into a conspiracy on a passenger train, so you know this one is going to be good.

Good Trouble

The Fosters is getting the spin-off it deserves as Callie and Mariana move to Los Angeles to start their careers and deal with young adulthood.


Jan. 11
Informer (Prime Original series), Season 2

Jan. 12
Final Score

Our Picks:


One arrest changes a man’s life forever as he’s forced to become an informer for the police in the second installment of this intense British series.

Final Score

Dave Bautista gets his action on in this film about a hostage situation at a soccer game.


Jan. 6
Down a Dark Hall (2018)

Jan. 11
Biutiful (a.k.a. Beautiful) (2010)

Jan. 12
Ocean’s 8 (2018)

Our Picks:

Down a Dark Hall

A group of troubled young girls find themselves in over their heads when they’re sent to a creepy boarding school.

Ocean’s 8

The Sandra Bullock-led all women spin-off of the Ocean’s franchise is a thrilling treat well worth revisiting.

Don’t let the winter blues get you down — there are way too many awesome movies and shows to watch for that.

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