February can be a frustrating month.
It’s starting to feel like winter should be over and yet extreme cold persists. You have to start thinking about taxes. The number of days in the month is unusual, so you might accidentally make plans for “Feb. 29” and then feel like an idiot. Valentine’s Day is a whole thing. The month has Mondays; nobody likes Mondays. Have you ever seen a rainbow in February? No? Very frustrating stuff.
With that in mind, at least some of your month will likely be spent streaming time away on Netflix. And as with every month these days, the popular streaming service has a ton of new original movies and shows.
A few of them even seem like they’ll be pretty good!
Below is a roundup of the standouts debuting this month.
This is part of Streamline, HuffPost’s weekly recommendation service for streaming shows and movies. Every Saturday, Streamline ranks the best shows to watch online, including a specific focus on Netflix.
“The Cloverfield Paradox”
“My Next Guest Needs No Introduction: George Clooney”
The second episode in David Letterman’s new interview series. Hard to follow-up an interview with Barack Obama, but this could be a fun conversation regardless.
A comedic rom-com that stars Adam DeVine and Alexandra Daddario. It doesn’t look great. But maybe it’s good enough for a Valentine’s Day watch.
This is a coming-of-age show set in a 1990s high school. Has the potential to become a hit based off nostalgia.
“The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale”
It’s not entirely clear what this will end up being, but it’s likely that it will at least somewhat resemble McHale’s previous hit commentary show, “The Soup.”
“The Frankenstein Chronicles”
Series Release: Feb. 20
Although the show actually debuted in 2015, it’s been hard to see this Sean Bean-starring project in the United States until now. Reviews were strong for the two seasons coming to Netflix.