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Top 10 Netflix Shows and Movies: What's New and Trending Today, January 4

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Ryan Eggold, New Amsterdam

Ryan Eggold, New Amsterdam

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New Year, New Amsterdam. NBC’s popular medical drama is the latest broadcast show to get the Netflix bump. The first two seasons were added to Netflix yesterday, and the show is at No. 6 on streamers’ top 10 list today, Wednesday, January 4. The show stars Ryan Eggold as Max Goodwin, an inspirational director of New Amsterdam Medical Center, New York’s oldest hospital. The show is set to end after five seasons, with the finale airing on NBC on January 17, so its addition to Netflix means it’s gearing up for a second streaming life. Today’s #1 show is still Kaleidoscope (in what order did you watch it?), and the #1 movie is still Glass Onion (did you see the twist coming?). And The Witcher: Origin of Blood slipped from the list less than two weeks after its release, a disappointing result for the spin-off prequel that Netflix had high hopes for.

But as we all know, popular does not necessarily mean good. Below we list the top 10 movies and shows on Netflix and give our quick opinion on whether they are really worth watching or not. We’ve also added what’s new on Netflix today so you can find out what’s making the top 10 list tomorrow.

New Netflix shows and movies today

  • How I became a gangster: A Polish detective film with a very literal title.
  • The Kings of the world : Destitute friends travel through rural Colombia to find a piece of land bequeathed to one of them in this Colombian film.
  • The lying life of adults Season 1: A teenage girl befriends her aunt while discovering the world in this Italian series.
  • MADOFF: The Monster of Wall Street: Notorious fraudster Bernie Madoff is getting the true-crime docu-series treatment from Netflix.

Today’s 10 Best Netflix TV Shows

Giancarlo Esposito, Kaleidoscope

Giancarlo Esposito, Kaleidoscope

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1. Kaleidoscope

For fans of: Streaming gimmicks, freedom of choice, heists
Is it good?: It’s a decent thriller unnecessarily packaged in a “watch in whatever order you want” format
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 1

2. Wednesday

For fans of: Teen Supernatural Dramas, Tim Burton, Goths
Is it good?: It feels algorithmically generated, but the algorithm knows what people want
Trailer | Ranking yesterday: 2

3. Emily in Paris

For fans of: Rom-coms in numbers, American idiocy
Is it good?: It’s not very good, but you will still click on “watch the next episode”
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 3

4. The recruit

For fans of: Noah Centineo, the CIA
Is it good?: Absolutely not
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 4

5. Ginny and Georgia

For fans of: High school dramas, murder dramas and relationship dramas all rolled into one
Is it good?: It’s an addictive, twisty, genre-changing binger (Season 2 releases Jan. 5)
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 7

6. New Amsterdam

For fans of: Medical dramas, shaking their tears
Is it good?: Not really, but he knows what it is
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: n/a

7. Glory

For fans of: K-dramas, revenge stories, scary schoolgirls
Is it good?: Korean TV fans will gobble up this grim tale of revenge
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 6

8. Treason

For fans of: Spy police, short series
Is it good?: It’s a UK spy mini-series OK
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 5

9. lady voyeur

For fans of: Sexy moments, murder mysteries, lots of near nudity, regular nudity
Is it good?: No, but you will still look when no one is looking at you
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 9

ten. Alice in Borderlands

For fans of: squid gamedeadly games
Is it good?: Yeah
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 10

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Today’s Top 10 Netflix Movies

Janelle Monae, glass onion

Janelle Monae, Glass Onion

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1. Glass onion: a mystery at loggerheads

For fans of: Knives outfun mysteries, great castings
Is it good?: You bet [Review]
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 1

2. White noise

For fans of: Polarizing Movies, Family Dramas, Airborne Toxic Events
Is it good?: Some say yes, some say hell no
Trailer | Ranking yesterday: 2

3. Mathilde: the musical

For fans of: Emma Thompson by Roald Dahl Matilda
Is it good?: Yes, good family fun
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 3

4. Trolls

For fans of: Weird little things, kids movies
Is it good?: Yeah it’s good
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 4

5. No leak

For fans of: Americans in foreign lands, Owen Wilson being serious
Is it good?: There is no escape from this bad movie
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 8

6. Sing 2

For fans of: Singing animals, famous voices, popular music
Is it good?: Kids love it
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 7

7. The invite

For fans of: Family reunions, horror movies
Is it good?: He wants to be good, but he is not
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 5

8. High-speed train

For fans of: dead Pool– direction and humor, blood, Bad Bunny
Is it good?: It’s very good, but it’s exactly what is needed
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 6

9. The longest yard

For fans of: Adam Sandler, prison, football
Is it good?: It is very good
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 10

ten. The villains

For fans of: Cool animation, that Billie Eilish song
Is it good?: Kids love it because it’s so much fun
Trailer | Yesterday’s ranking: 9

Based on Netflix’s Top 10 TV Shows, Movies and New Releases lists for Wednesday, January 4

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