Netflix this week (October 13-19) plans to add 21 new TV shows and movies to its streaming lineup, including 17 originals.
The new titles will include The Laundromat, a Netflix original film starring Meryl Streep as a widow who investigates insurance fraud and rich people in faraway lands.
The movie, directed by Steven Soderbergh, is based on a real-life case. The cast also includes Gary Oldman, Antonio Banderas, Sharon Stone and Jeffrey Wright.
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RottenTomatoes.com, which tracks critical reviews, gives The Laundromat a score of just 44 out of a possible 100, based on a survey of 102 critics.
“The Laundromat misuses its incredible cast by taking a disappointingly blunt and unfocused approach to dramatizing the real-life events that inspired it,” the site writes, summarizing the reviews.
Here is the complete list of new titles coming this week to Netflix streaming:
Tuesday, October 15
Wednesday, October 16
Ghosts of Sugar Land (Netflix Original)
Thursday, October 17
The Karate Kid
THE UNLISTED (Netflix Family)
Friday, October 18
The Yard (Avlu) (Netflix Original)
Baby: Season 2 (Netflix Original)
Eli (Netflix Film)
Interior Design Masters (Netflix Original)
The House of Flowers: Season 2 (Netflix Original)
The Laundromat (Netflix Film)
Living with Yourself (Netflix Original)
MeatEater: Season 8 (Netflix Original)
Mighty Little Bheem: Diwali (Netflix Family)
Seventeen (Netflix Film)
Spirit Riding Free: Pony Tales Collection 2 (Netflix Family)
Tell Me Who I Am (Netflix Original)
Toon: Seasons 1-2 (Netflix Original)
Unnatural Selection (Netflix Original)
Upstarts (Netflix Film)
Saturday, October 19
Men in Black
— Phillip Swann