New on Netflix: What’s being added this week

Jason Wiese | Culture Editor
Feb. 1, 2016; 6:30 a.m.

5 movies to watch this week
Armageddon - Courtesy of Pineapples101 from Flickr
Photo courtesy of Pineapples101 from Flickr

Armageddon

Bruce Willis must save the world once again, this time as the leader of a team of deep core drillers recruited by NASA to save the planet from an asteroid rapidly hurtling toward Earth in the third feature film from director Michael Bay.

View Trailer View Trailer Rotten Tomatoes: 39% Rotten Tomatoes: 39% Box Office Totals Box Office Totals

Charlie's Angels - Courtesy of Arena Dame from Flickr
Photo courtesy of Arena Dame from Flickr

Charlie’s Angels

Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu star in this updated version of the ‘70s series the proved that women kick butt too.

View Trailer View Trailer Rotten Tomatoes: 67% Rotten Tomatoes: 67% Box Office Totals Box Office Totals

"Collateral Damage" mit Arnold Schwarzenegger
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Collateral Damage

Arnold Schwarzenegger is a firefighter who takes up vigilantism after his family is killed in a terrorist attack.

View Trailer View Trailer Rotten Tomatoes: 19% Rotten Tomatoes: 19% Box Office Totals Box Office Totals

Scooby-Doo
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Scooby-Doo

Where is Scooby-Doo? He’s on Netflix in the first live-action adaptation of the classic mystery cartoon, written by “Guardians of the Galaxy” director James Gunn.

View Trailer View Trailer Rotten Tomatoes: 30% Rotten Tomatoes: 30% Box Office Totals Box Office Totals

Talladega Nights
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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Before director Adam McKay was an Academy Award-nominated filmmaker for 2015’s “The Big Short”, he was the go-to guy for directing male-oriented Cinderella stories starring Will Ferrell, including this send-up of the NASCAR lifestyle.

View Trailer View Trailer Rotten Tomatoes: 72% Rotten Tomatoes: 72% Box Office Totals Box Office Totals

5 TV shows to watch this week
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Photo courtesy of Metropolis Radio from Flickr

Better Call Saul: Season 1

The conniving lawyer who served as the comic relief on “Breaking Bad” gets his own drama series, with Bob Odenkirk reprising his role as a young “Saul Goodman.”

View Trailer View Trailer Rotten Tomatoes: 100% Rotten Tomatoes: 100% Episode Guide Episode Guide

The Lizzie Borden Chronicles
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The Lizzie Borden Chronicles: Season 1

Christian Ricci is the real-life Lizzie Borden, who was infamously acquitted of the double murder of her father and stepmother in 1892. This eight-episode miniseries, which originally debuted on Lifetime, that fictionalizes the events following.

View Trailer View Trailer Rotten Tomatoes: 40% Rotten Tomatoes: 40% Episode Guide Episode Guide

Pokemon XY - Photo courtesy of AnimesOnlineGratis from Flickr
Photo courtesy of AnimesOnlineGratis from Flickr

Pokemon XY: Season 1

Ash Ketchum makes new friends and encounters new battles as he journeys to the Kalos region.

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Mad Men
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Mad Men: Season 7 – Part 2

The final season of the groundbreaking series begins in the 1970s with Don Draper placed on indefinite paid leave from his job as an ad salesman and ends with… well, you’ll see.

View Trailer View Trailer Rotten Tomatoes: 87% Rotten Tomatoes: 87% Episode Guide Episode Guide

Turbo Fast
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Turbo F.A.S.T.: Season 3

The third season of the Netflix original animated series inspired by the Dreamworks film starring Ryan Reynolds about a snail with the ability to travel “fast.”

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Editor’s Choice
Sin City
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Sin City

George Miller’s graphic novel noir is not simply adapted, but brought to life by stunning pseudo-black and white imagery, darkly humorous dialogue and a stylishly grim ensemble cast. It is a bloody, brilliant good time.

View Trailer View Trailer Rotten Tomatoes: 78% Rotten Tomatoes: 78% Box Office Totals Box Office Totals

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