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Get the new year off to a streaming start

I think it’s safe to say that we’re all looking forward to 2016 dancing itself right off the stage of history and ushering in a new year where hopefully everything isn’t the most terrible thing ever. But despite the promise and potential that a new year brings, it’s also worth keeping an eye on what new movies and TV shows you might want to watch — because no matter what’s going on in the world, sometimes you just want to keep your head down and glued to your TV / laptop / smartphone screen, where nothing can get in the way.

Thankfully, Netflix agrees, and is kicking off 2017 by adding a ton of new films and TV shows to its roster. Boogie Nights and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial will be targeting two very different audiences when they land on the service on January 1st, and on the 13th Neil Patrick Harris will take command in the service’s TV series adaptation of A Series of Unfortunate Events. And if real-world events aren’t terrifying enough, don’t worry: the phenomenal It Follows will start stalking you that same day. You’ll also be able to watch the entire non-Zack Snyder run of live-action Superman films, which are generally pretty fantastic, except for the third one where Richard Pryor helps build a giant computer that builds a Superman-killing robot. (OkAY I lied; the fourth one is pretty awful, too.)

Amazon Prime Video will be playing things a little more low-key, releasing the first seasons of its new shows Sneaky Pete and Z: The Beginning of Everything, while building up its film library with a combination of the disturbing (American History X), questionable (Maid in Manhattan), and charmingly eccentric (Swiss Army Man).

But just because the first season of Westworld is over doesn’t mean HBO Now should be ignored, either. In January the network will begin its new season of Sesame Street, the new Jude Law series The Young Pope, and Beware the Slenderman. That not enough? HBO Now will also be adding a flurry of films, including The Big Lebowski, Evil Dead 2, Mad Max: Fury Road, and M. Night Shyamalan’s The Visit. (HBO will also be adding The Happening, otherwise known as That Movie Where Mark Wahlberg Has To Battle Homicidal Plants, but what’re you gonna do.)

But just as streaming services giveth, streaming services taketh away, and on January 1st Netflix will be making the horrendous mistake of dropping The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift from its lineup as well as South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut. HBO is taking a gentler approach: while it will be losing movies like The Martian, The Iron Giant, and Coraline, they’ll be around until January 31st.

Coming to Netflix

January 1st

  • Around the World in 80 Days
  • After Innocence
  • Bee Movie
  • Boogie Nights
  • Braveheart
  • Caddyshack
  • Collateral Damage
  • Dreamcatcher
  • El Dorado
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • HALO Legends
  • Hugo
  • Justin Bieber: Never Say Never
  • License to Drive
  • Nancy Drew
  • Ocean's Twelve
  • Real Detective, season 1
  • Superman: The Movie
  • Superman II
  • Superman III
  • Superman IV: The Quest for Peace
  • Superman Returns
  • The Parent Trap
  • The Shining
  • The Perfect Physique
  • The Rat Race
  • To Be A Miss
  • Trudell
  • V for Vendetta
  • Vanilla Sky

January 3rd11th

  • It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia, season 11
  • Jen Kirkman: Just Keep Livin'?
  • Coin Heist
  • Degrassi: Next Class, season 3
  • Growing Up Coy
  • Mar de Plastico, season 1
  • One Day at a Time, season 1
  • Tarzan and Jane, season 1
  • Alpha and Omega 7
  • Miss Sharon Jones!
  • Under the Shadow
  • Best and Most Beautiful Things
  • Ratchet and Clank
  • As I Open My Eyes
  • Best Friends Whenever, season 2
  • Happily Married
  • Jim Gaffigan: Cinco
  • We're Lalaloopsy, season 1
  • Disney's Alice Through the Looking Glass

January 13th19th

  • A Series of Unfortunate Events, season 1
  • Aquarius
  • Casablancas: The Man Who Loved Women
  • Clinical
  • Historia de un clan, season 1
  • It Follows
  • The Investigator: A British Crime Story, season 1
  • Camp X-Ray
  • Cardboard Boxer
  • Estar O No Estar
  • A Beautiful Now
  • Hostage to the Devil
  • Señora Acero, season 3
  • Twisted Trunk, Big Fat Body
  • Wartime Portraits, season 1
  • Flash of Genius
  • Halloweed
  • Rezort
  • Fatima
  • Neal Brennan: 3 Mics
  • Roger Corman's Death Race 2050
  • Good Kids

January 20th31st

  • Frontier, season 1
  • Papa
  • Take the 10
  • Voltron: Legendary Defender, season 2
  • Bates Motel, season 4
  • Grami's Circus Show, season 2
  • Cristela Alonzo: Lower Classy
  • Gad Gone Wild
  • Hieronymus Bosch: Touched by the Devil
  • Kill Command
  • Terrace House: Aloha State, season 1 — part 1
  • Era el cielo
  • Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh, season 2
  • iBoy
  • Kazoops!, season 2
  • Shadows of Truth
  • Sharknado: The 4th Awakens
  • Ripper Street, season 4
  • Antibirth
  • Swing State
  • Bill Burr Stand Up Special

Leaving Netflix

January 1st

  • 30 for 30: Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks
  • 30 for 30: No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson
  • 30 for 30: The Day the Series Stopped
  • 30 for 30: Jordan Rides the Bus
  • 30 for 30: Without Bias
  • 30 for 30: Once Brothers
  • 30 for 30: Bernie and Ernie
  • 30 for 30: Requiem for the Big East
  • 30 for 30: The Price of Gold
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman
  • Angry Birds Toons, season 1
  • Bewitched
  • Blade 2
  • Bring It On
  • Bring It On: All or Nothing
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's
  • Coming to America
  • Columbo, season 1-7
  • Crash
  • Cupcake Wars Collection, collection 2
  • Chopped, collection 2
  • Dazed and Confused
  • Final Destination 3
  • Flip or Flop, season 1
  • Fixer Upper, seasons 1–2
  • Ghost Town
  • Hairspray
  • House Hunters Collection, collection 3
  • House Hunters International Collection, collection 3
  • House Hunters Renovation Collection, collection 1
  • Jake and the Never Land Pirates, seasons 1–3
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, season 13
  • Little Black Book
  • Little Man
  • Maid in Manhattan
  • Miracle on 34th Street
  • Murder, She Wrote, seasons 1–12
  • Nanny McPhee
  • Property Brothers, seasons 4–5
  • Saved by the Bell, seasons 1–6
  • South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut Stardust
  • Superstar
  • The Italian Job
  • The Painted Veil
  • Sixteen Candles
  • Saving Private Ryan
  • The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
  • The Fast and the Furious
  • The Uninvited
  • The Amityville Horror
  • The Wicker Man
  • Vanity Fair
  • You Live in What?, season 3
  • Zoom: Academy for Superheroes

January 6th

  • The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

January 29th

  • Stephen King's A Good Marriage

Coming to Amazon Prime Video

January 1st

  • Blood Diamond
  • 13 Hours: Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
  • Across the Universe
  • Happy Feet
  • Rent
  • Hellboy
  • Radio
  • Stardust
  • American History X
  • Norm of the North
  • Are We There Yet
  • Are We Done Yet
  • Maid in Manhattan

January 3rd13th

  • She’s All That
  • The Infiltrator
  • We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, season 1
  • Sneaky Pete, season 1
  • Just Add Magic, season 1

January 17th-30th

  • Red Rock, season 2
  • The A-Word, season 1
  • Where to Invade Next
  • The Choice
  • America Divided, season 1
  • Z: The Beginning of Everything, season 1
  • Dirty Grandpa
  • Mercy Street, season 2
  • Swiss Army Man

Coming to HBO Now

January 1st

  • Above the Law
  • Baby Mama
  • Beautiful Creatures
  • The Big Lebowski
  • The Blues Brothers
  • Blues Brothers 2000
  • Bringing out the Dead
  • The Cell
  • Cloud Atlas
  • Cold Mountain
  • Dallas Buyers Club
  • Dr. Suess’ Horton Hears a Who!
  • Evil Dead 2
  • Fool’s Gold
  • Forgetting Sarah Marshall
  • Friday
  • The Happening
  • Innerspace
  • Lady in the Water
  • Lost & Found
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • My Cousin Vinny
  • Risky Business
  • The Road Warrior
  • The Sixth Sense
  • Steel (Shaq)
  • Unbreakable
  • The Village

January 6th14th

  • Me case con un boludo (I Married a Dumbass)
  • Nada S.A. (Nothing Co.)
  • Demolition
  • Sesame Street, season 47 premiere
  • Genius
  • The Visit
  • Yo no soy querrillero (I’m Not a Rebel)
  • Now You See Me 2

January 15th30th

  • The Young Pope, series premiere
  • The Boss (Extended Cut)
  • Real Time with Bill Maher, season premiere
  • Beware the Slenderman
  • The Nice Guys
  • Becoming Warren Buffett

Leaving HBO Now

January 28th

  • Black Knight

January 31st

  • Blackhat
  • The Bucket List
  • Charlie Wilson’s War
  • Coraline
  • Dead Poet’s Society
  • The Dead Pool
  • Dirty Harry
  • Enemy at the Gates
  • The Enforcer
  • Everest
  • Freeheld
  • The Great Outdoors
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • Hollywoodland
  • The Intern
  • The Iron Giant
  • Kung Fu Panda
  • Life or Something Like It
  • Love Potion No. 9
  • Magnum Force
  • The Martian
  • Maze Runner: Scorch Trials
  • A Perfect Murder
  • The Pianist
  • Sometimes a Great Notion
  • Spy
  • Stargate
  • Sudden Impact
  • Ted 2
  • National Lampoon’s Van Wilder
  • Wall Street
  • What’s Up, Doc?

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