Here’s a list of all the best movies and TV shows to stream this January
Wondering what to watch this month? There's plenty coming to all your favourite streaming platforms including Netflix, Amazon Prime, Apple TV+ and Disney+.
Released on Netflix 1 January
A Netflix Original series that you can watch in any order, Kaleidoscope has been causing quite a stir online since its release on New Year’s Day. A heist series starring Giancarlo Esposito, Paz Vega and Tati Gabrielle, the series follows a master thief and his crew as they attempt an epic and elaborate heist worth $7 billion dollars — but betrayal, greed and other threats undermine their plans.
Ginny & Georgia (Season Two)
Released on Netflix 5 January
It feels as though we’ve been waiting an eternity for the release of the second instalment of Ginny & Georgia, and at long last, the day has come. New relationships and challenges await Georgia and Ginny as they navigate life in Wellsbury — until secrets from the past threaten everything. Spanning ten episodes, could a weekend binge watch be in order?
The Pale Blue Eye
Released on Netflix 6 January
Set in West Point, 1830, The Pale Blue Eye follows world-weary Veteran detective Augustus Landor (Christian Bale) as he discreetly investigates a series of grisly murders with the help of a young cadet who will eventually go on to become the world-famous author Edgar Allan Poe.
Hunters (Final Season)
Amazon Prime Video, 13 January
Inspired by true events, Hunters follows a diverse band of Nazi Hunters in 1977 New York City who discover that hundreds of escaped Nazis are living in America. And so, they do what any bad-ass vigilante squad would do: they set out on a bloody quest for revenge and justice. But they soon discover a far-reaching conspiracy and must race against time to thwart the Nazis’ new genocidal plans.
That ‘90s Show
Netflix, 19 January
Hello, Wisconsin! It’s 1995 and Leia Forman is desperate for some adventure in her life, or at least a best friend who isn’t her dad. When she arrives in Point Place to visit her grandparents, Red and Kitty, she finds what she’s looking for right next door when she meets the dynamic and rebellious Gwen. With the help of Gwen’s friends, she realises adventure could happen there just like it did for her parents all those years ago. Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, and all our old favourites are set to appear as special guests!
Disney+, 25 January
Cork’s very own Siobhán McSweeney and Máiréad Tyers star in this new eight-part superhero comedy series that centres around Jen, a young woman who is struggling to find her feet in a world where everyone has a superpower… except her. Described as being ‘somewhere between a sitcom and an existential crisis’ this one’s right at the top of our watch list.
AppleTV, 27 January
Straight from the minds of Jason Segel and Ted Lasso’s Bill Lawrence and Brett Goldstein, Shrinking is a 10-episode comedy starring Jason Segel and Harrison Ford in one of his first major television roles. The show follows a grieving therapist who starts to break the rules and tell his clients exactly what he thinks. Ignoring his training and ethics, he finds himself making huge, tumultuous changes to people’s lives … including his own.
Pamela: A Love Story
Netflix, 31 January
Telling her own story in her own words, Pamela Anderson pieces together her rise to fame, rocky romances and infamous sex tape scandal through personal video and diaries. Taking the power back, this is easily one of the most anticipated pop culture moments of 2023 so far.