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WHAT TO BINGE-WATCH ON NETFLIX, THIS JANUARY

The first month of the year can be a bit drab. In between taking down Christmas decorations, getting used to being back at work (and remembering exactly how it is you do your job) and enduring New Year diets and cleanses, Dry January can be a little slow. Should you find that you’re not quite ready to go, go, go for your goals just yet, or you just need a little TLC, here’s what you really should be watching on beloved Netflix right now.

SERIES

Messiah: What would you do if you saw on the news a man claiming he came to save world? A wary CIA officer investigates a charismatic man who sparks a spiritual movement and starts stirring political unrest.

Good Girls: Together, three suburban mums orchestrate a grocery story heist to solve their money problems and finally gain independence.

The Inmate: In order to infiltrate a gang suspected of kidnapping a U.S. judge’s teen, a former Marine gets himself locked up in a Mexican prison.

FILMS

A Fall From Grace: Grace is gentle, law-abiding citizen, so why did she confess to killing her husband? A skeptical young lawyer isn’t convinced she did it though, and she sets out to uncover the truth.

Seven and a Half Dates: A young, career-focused woman reluctantly agrees to her father’s plan to set her up on 10 dates to find a suitable partner. Will all go as planned?

Marriage Story: This tear-jerker is a compassionate look at a marriage being torn apart and the struggle to keep a family together, directed by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker, Noah Baumbach.

DOCUMENTARIES

Kevin Hart: Don’t F*ck This Up: Comedian and actor, Kevin Hart opens up about his personal breakthroughs as he navigates controversial crises and a life of fame.

Inside Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates: Ever wondered what it’s like to be a well-known billionaire? Get to know American business magnate, Bill Gates’ biggest source of inspiration, goals and advice.

Our Planet: Are you a nature lover or simply mildly curious about our planet? Experience natural beauty and watch how climate change impacts all living creatures in this documentary.

CLASSICS

Friends: Luckily for non-U.S. Netflix watchers, we can still catch up with Ross, Rachel, Monica, Joey, Phoebe and Chandler as often as we want!

The Best Man Holiday: The holidays might be not-so-long gone but this comedy sequel is still a great film to snuggle up to. Watch as the story’s original characters gather for a merry reunion.

The Wedding Party: As their big day arrives, a Nigerian couple’s lavish wedding plans turn into a nightmare of exes, fighting parents and uninvited guests.

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