Tuesday 23 January 2018

What's new to Netflix for October, and what's expiring

Tom Hanks as Walt Disney and Emma Thompson as P.L. Travers in Saving Mr Banks.
Tom Hanks as Walt Disney and Emma Thompson as P.L. Travers in Saving Mr Banks.
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

Among the gems new to Netflix this month are a Robin Williams documentary, more Richard Pryor, and Hollywood flicks Saving Mr Banks, War Horse, Million Dollar Baby, and About Time. Meanwhile, the UK and Ireland arm of the streaming service is losing Wreck-It Ralph, Sliding Doors, Honey, I Blew Up the Kids, Insidious Chapter 2, Drag Me To Hell, and The Possession.

New to Netflix UK and Ireland for October:

Beasts of No Nation - 16/10

Winter on Fire - 9/10

How to Get Away with Murder - 22/10

Mr Peabody and Sherman - 9/10

Resident Evil: Apocalpyse - 21/10

Saving Mr Banks - 24/10

About Time - 3/10

Domhnall Gleeson and Rachel McAdams in About Time

Ask Me Anything - 20/10

Results - 22/10

Alfie - 17/10

The Signal -13/10

Pernicious - 1/10

10.0 Earthquake (film, 2014)

A Gift Of Miracles (film, 2015)

The Poisoner's Handbook (TV documentary, 2014)

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The Poisoner's Handbook

Animal Mechanicals (TV, seasons 1 and 2)

Art & Copy (TV documentary, 2009)

Atlantis (TV, season 1)

Benidorm (TV seasons 1 to 6) - 1/10

Big Men (documentary, 2013)

Bigger Than T-Rex (TV documentary, 2014)

Code Name: The Cleaner (film, 2007)

Emperor's Ghost Army (TV documentary, 2014)

First Man On The Moon (TV documentary, 2014)

Gangsters: Faces Of The Underworld (TV, season 2 added)

Hell's Kitchen US version (TV, seasons 1 and 2)

Human Prey (TV, season 1)

IP Man (film, 2008)

IP Man 2 (film, 2010)

Jonestown: Paradise Lost (film, 2007)

The Lesser Blessed (film, 2012)

The Navy SEALs: Their Untold Story (film, 2014)

Nova: Ben Franklin's Balloons (TV documentary, 2014)

Nova: First Air War (TV documentary, 2014)

Nova: Killer Landslides (TV documentary, 2014)

Nova: Rise Of The Hackers (TV documentary, 2014)

Nova: Surviving Ebola (TV documentary, 2014)

Nova: Vaccines: Calling The Shots (TV documentary, 2014)

Pernicious (film, 2014)

Richard Pryor: Icon (TV documentary, 2014)

Robin Williams Remembered - A Pioneers Of Television Special (TV documentary, 2014)

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Robert De Niro and Robin Williams starred in Awakenings together

Scream (TV, season 1)

Secrets Of Her Majesty's Secret Service (TV documentary, 2014)

Shushybye (TV, season 1)

Spirit: Stallion Of The Cimarron (film, 2002)

Stalked By My Neighbor (film, 2015)

Street Food (TV, seasons 1 and 2)

Terra Nova (TV, season 1)

Transformers: Rescue Bots (TV, season 3 added)

Urban Legends (film, 2007)

Wafku (TV, season 1)

War Horse (film, 2011)

The UK premiere of War Horse is taking place in London

Why Planes Vanish (TV documentary, 2014)

Here's what's expiring:

Sliding Doors 3/10

Wreck-It Ralph 3/10

Drag Me to Hell 5/10

Insidious Chapter 2 5/10

Patrick Wilson and Ty Simpkins in a scene from Insidious: Chapter 2

Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain 5/10

Que Pena tu Familia 5/10

Action Replay 6/10

Life in Our Universe: Understanding the World’s Greatest Structures 3/10

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