New on Netflix this week: Action by the “Avengers: Endgame” makers and 80s slasher in “American Horror Story” – Kino News

There will be plenty of new things on Netflix for the coming week. We have put together the most interesting titles for you – e.g. B. some star-studded films with Adam Driver, Amy Adams, Ellen Page and Kurt Russell as Santa Claus.

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Like every Sunday, we have an overview for you this week of what awaits us at Netflix in the coming week. So you can already fill your watchlist and save the titles.

But enough of the words: Let’s get started with the Netflix highlights of the week from November 23 to November 29, 2020.

Monday: On the trail of a star

Shawn Mendes is one of those new pop phenomena that went online to star. At the age of 15 he already got a record deal because his cover versions were so bad. The preliminary climax followed in 2019 when “Señorita” became one of the most successful songs of the year. The documentary “Shawn Mendes: In Wonder”, for which the musician was accompanied on a world tour, provides insights into how he deals with fame.

Tuesday: Oscar fabric by Ron Howard

The “highlight” on Tuesday is clearly “Hillbilly Elegy” for Netflix itself. The best-selling film adaptation by “Apollo 13” director Ron Howard is considered an Oscar candidate, which is especially true for the two actresses Amy Adams and Glenn Close and is pushed accordingly. We can’t really recommend the story of a man who made it from a poor background in Ohio to an elite university and is now confronted with his past again. The drama is too flat, too boring.

The FILMSTARTS review of “Hillbilly Elegy”

Wednesday: zombies and Christmas

In addition to the average post-zombie horror film “The Cured – Infiziert. Cured. Offended. ”With Ellen Page there is the continuation of a successful Netflix Christmas comedy on Wednesday. In “The Christmas Chronicles 2” Kurt Russell is Santa Claus once more and has to save the festival again. This time he gets reinforcement from his partner Goldie Hawn, who of course plays Santa’s wife.

Donnerstag: Intensive Action in “Mosul”

Finally there is “Mosul” on Netflix. We could see the action-war drama about a year ago and were impressed by the intense tension. “Mosul”, the directorial debut of screenwriter Matthew Michael Carnahan (“World War Z”), is by the way a production by AGBO Films, which the brothers Joe and Anthony Russo after the successes of “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Avengers: Endgame “Founded in order to get their own projects off the ground, including some other projects. With “Tyler Rake: Extraction”, another AGBO film in 2020 ran successfully on Netflix.

The FILMSTARTS review of “Mosul”

Friday: “Assassin’s Creed” and “Over Christmas”

For the weekend, Netflix usually has several new titles in its program, because then people have time to watch a lot. It will be the same on Friday, November 27th, which is why we leave it here with a brief introduction:

You can now watch the video game adaptation “Assassin’s Creed”, Terry Gilliam’s often postponed “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” with Adam Driver, the Spanish horror film “Voces”, the South Korean horror film “The Call”, the documentary “Hot Chocolate Nutcracker – A danced dream ”, the new action thriller“ La Belva – The Inner Beast ”or the second season of the Netflix series“ Virgin River ”.

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And there is also one of the large German in-house productions of the streaming service, “ÜberWeihnachten”. In Tobi Baumann’s series (“Der Wixxer”), TV comedian Luke Mockridge plays an unsuccessful musician for whom Christmas with the family turns into a nightmare.

Saturday: Slasher in summer camp

If we’re already into nightmares, the new title on Saturday fits very well: “American Horror Story” continues – with the ninth season. It is called “1984” because that year is the year. A summer camp is reopening after a serial killer happened here 14 years ago. But new murders soon happen. Emma Roberts (“Holidate”) and Billie Lourd (“Star Wars”) are among the supervisors who fear for their lives in the homage to old-school slashers.

Sunday: free time

There are currently no new titles announced for Sunday, but at Netflix that can always change at short notice. In the past, we have been delighted several times that new titles are suddenly available without any prior notice.

There is enough to watch anyway, as not only shown by our extensive list of the best films on Netflix.

The best movies on Netflix 2020: lists for all genres

“Titanic” first watched

One of the best films on Netflix is ​​the 1997 classic “Titanic”, which editor Björn Becher has now seen for the first time. In the current episode of our screen love podcast, he explains what it was like …

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