Netflix is adding over 25 new movies and shows this week

A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting: (L-R) Oona Laurence as Liz Lerue, Tamara Smart as Kelly Ferguson. Cr. Justina Mintz/NETFLIX © 2020
A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting: (L-R) Oona Laurence as Liz Lerue, Tamara Smart as Kelly Ferguson. Cr. Justina Mintz/NETFLIX © 2020 /

Netflix adds 28 new movies and shows this week

A new week has arrived and that means a ton of new content is coming to Netflix! Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly fantasy movie to watch, a political drama, or a documentary about one of your favorite bands, Netflix has something for everybody’s mood.

Netflix is becoming known for its movie adaptations of popular books series and they don’t seem to be stopping anytime soon. On Thursday, Oct. 15, A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting is hitting the streaming service.

The movie is based on the book series of the same name and stars Tom Felton, Oona Laurence, Indya Moore, and Momona Tamada. The story follows one babysitter as she tries to save kids who have been abducted by monsters.

Take a look at the trailer here:

Looking for something a little darker and based on real-life events? You might want to check out The Trial of the Chicago 7 when it hits Netflix on Friday, Oct. 16. The movie follows the trial of seven people who were charged with various crimes due to the uprising at the 1968 National Democratic Convention in Chicago.

The charges included conspiracy and inciting a riot and were all related to an Anti-Vietnam War protest.

The film stars Sacha Baron Cohen, Alex Sharp, Eddie Redmayne, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jeremy Strong, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, and Mark Rylance. The movie was written and directed by Aaron Sorkin.

Check out the trailer here:

Or Are you a BLACKPINK fan and dying to finally watch their documentary? If so, you can check out BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky on Wednesday, Oct. 14. The film follows the rise of the South Korean girl group and how they became so popular and well-known. You get to see all kinds of behind the scenes footage of the band.

Take a sneak peek at the trailer here:

This week also brings the Oscar-nominated film, Moneyball, on Wednesday, Oct. 14 as well as two more series from Netflix’s Black classic collection. Both One on One and Half & Half hit Netflix on Thursday, Oct. 14.

New on Netflix: Oct. 11-17

Oct. 12

Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts: Season 3

Oct. 13

The Cabin with Bert Kreischer
Octonauts & the Great Barrier Reef 

Oct. 14

A Choo
Alice Junior
BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky 
The Three Deaths of Marisela Escobedo 

Oct. 15

A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting
Batman: The Killing Joke
Fireman Sam: Multiple seasons
Half & Half: Seasons 1-4
Love Like the Falling Rain
One on One: Seasons 1-5
Power Rangers Beast Morphers: Season 2, Part 1
Rooting for Roona
Social Distance: Season 1

Oct. 16

Dream Home Makeover: Season 1
Grand Army: Season 1
In a Valley of Violence
La Révolution: Season 1
Someone Has to Die / Alguien tiene que morir
The Last Kids on Earth Book 3
The Trial of the Chicago 7 

Oct. 17

I Am Vengeance: Retaliation
Start-Up: New episodes weekly

What will you be watching on Netflix this week? Let us know in the comments below!

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