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.
GODZILLA The Planet Eater — Netflix Original
Solo: A Star Wars Story
When Heroes Fly — Netflix Original
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
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.
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.
Disaster Movie (2008)
Lodge 49: Complete Season 1
Burden of Truth: Complete Season 1
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.
Liam Neeson gets sucked into a conspiracy on a passenger train, so you know this one is going to be good.
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.
Informer (Prime Original series), Season 2
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.
Dave Bautista gets his action on in this film about a hostage situation at a soccer game.
Down a Dark Hall (2018)
Biutiful (a.k.a. Beautiful) (2010)
Ocean’s 8 (2018)
A group of troubled young girls find themselves in over their heads when they’re sent to a creepy boarding school.
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.