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We live in a time where we look more forward to what’s coming out on
Netflix than our local theatre or favorite TV/cable station. And, why not? The streaming giant has given us Bird Box, The Christmas Chronicles, and a choose-your-own-adventure Black Mirror episode in just the past couple of months.
As we head into 2019, there will be a lot to binge on so here are
8 New Netflix Originals We Can’t Wait For.
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This British sex comedy is about a sex guru (Gillian Anderson) and her precocious son (Asa Butterfield) who becomes a reluctant teenage sex therapist for his hormonal high school classmates.
Available Jan. 11 Photo: Netflix
'FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened'
2017 shit show that never was now has its own documentary. In a story you can't make up, the luxury music festival turned out to be nothing more than a long con (and cheese sandwiches) from a cocky future felon.
Available Jan. 18
'Trigger Warning with Killer Mike'
The Run the Jewels rapper is never afraid to speak up, so giving him a series to confront the social issues of today seems like good TV.
Available Jan. 18
'Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes'
We love our true crime, but hearing the infamous "Lady Killer" reveal his evil deeds in his own words in this four-part docuseries is going to give us nightmares.
Available Jan. 24 Photo: Bettman (Getty Images)
Filmmaker Dan Gilroy reunites with his
stars (Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo) in this horror-thriller film centered around the contemporary art world. Nightcrawler
Available Feb. 1 Photo: Claudette Barius (Sundance)
My Chemical Romance's Gerard Way's cult graphic novel comes to life. The adapted series starring Ellen Page is about a dysfunctional family of superheroes (think emo X-Men) who must put their differences aside to save the world.
Available Feb. 15
'Turn Up Charlie'
Idris Elba is not just a DJ in real-life but will play one in this truth-is-stranger-than-fiction series about a failed DJ who is forced to take on a side-gig as a nanny.
Available March 15
This biopic about the rise and fall of Mötley Crüe will feature lots of sex, drugs, rock 'n' roll and "Girls Girls Girls."
Available March 22