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In February, we get to the heart of the matter! ». What do you mean there is no such proverb? It doesn’t matter, because a closer look at the output catalogue of our favourite SVoD platforms makes it hard not to get your mouth watering.
Once again, there will be something for everyone, and for everyone’s taste. Netflix strikes a huge blow by obtaining the rights to all the animated films from the Ghibli studio, while Apple TV+ finally welcomes its first major comedy. Enough to make its hole before the long-awaited arrival of Disney+ in France on March 24th? We’re gonna have to work together.
Emblematic, Mon Voisin Totoro is not the only animated film from the Ghibli studio to make its debut in the Netflix catalogue in February. The platform will host 7 films signed by Miyazaki from the first of the month: Castle in the Sky, Porco Rosso, Kiki the Little Witch, I can hear the ocean, Drop by Drop Souvenirs and The Tales of Terremer.
The first 7 Ghibli movies, available on Netflix on February 1st.
Written by Shia LaBeouf, Honey Boy is eminently autobiographical. Through the character of Otis, it is his own childhood and his budding career as an actor that he examines under a magnifying glass.
Screened in a selection of American cinemas last November, the film caused a sensation – critics pointing to the authentic and honest character of the film directed by Alma Har’El. Probably Amazon’s best catch this February.
Honey Boy, available February 7 on Prime Video.
Teased since last summer by Apple and Ubisoft, the comedy produced by the French video game publisher will make its debut on Apple TV+ in February.
We will follow the daily life of a video game development studio whose boss is a patented egomaniac. A comedy worn by the team responsible for the series It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and already renewed for a second season.
Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet, season 1 available February 7th on Apple TV+.
A few months after the El Camino spin-off, Vince Gilligan is back in business with the fifth (last?) season of Better Call Saul.
Narrowing the chronological gap between the series and the initiatory Breaking Bad, this new batch of episodes should mark the metamorphosis of Jim McGill into Saul Goodman.
Better Call Saul, season 5 available February 24th on Netflix.
It’s the big Netflix news of the month. Adapted from the comics of the same name by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez, this first season will focus on three brothers and sisters who, after their father’s murder, move to the family home in Massachusetts.
An ancient building, intended as a giant game space, where keys with extraordinary properties open up passages to disturbing worlds… and attract the lust of a demon that the three teenagers will unleash by accident.
Locke & Key, season 1 available February 7 on Netflix.
Under the executive production of Jordan Peele (Get Out, Us), and thanks to the presence of the sacred monster Al Pacino, Amazon’s new exclusive will inevitably attract the curiosity of a large number of subscribers.
And his synopsis is no less enticing. In the New York of the 1970s, a group of Nazi hunters formed after learning that the country was home to a new order eager to form a Fourth Reich.
Hunters, season 1 available February 21st on Amazon Prime Video.
Apple signs a poignant 5-part documentary on the representation of the LGBTQ+ community on television – especially in the US.
Featuring show business personalities as well as actors and actresses, this documentary traces the history of homosexual representations on the small screen, and emphasizes how important it is that no medium – any medium – should leave any community behind.
Visible: Out on Television, available February 14 on Netflix.
Announced a few days ago, season 2 of the television adaptation of Richard K. Morgan’s novel is making big changes.
Revisited in the big widths, the casting sees Joel Kinnaman replaced by Anthony Mackie in the lead role. Two newcomers will also make their appearance during the season: Simone Missick and Dina Shihabi.
Altered Carbon, season 2 available February 27th on Netflix.
“ No one is untouchable ”. It is on these ominous words that the only teaser we have so far to get our teeth into for this spin-off of the unforgettable Narcos ends.
Narcos: Mexico City, season 2 available February 13 on Netflix
Let’s say goodbye to each other over a delicious treat: Netflix announced last month that the first five seasons of the exhilarating Vikings will be available as of February 1.
The sixth and final batch of episodes will require patience. This one has just been broadcast on Canal+, so it is not yet known when she will join her little friends in the Netflix catalogue.
Vikins, season 1 to 5 available February 1st on Netflix.
Tell us in the comments the documentaries, films and series that you expect most in February!