With the effects of the pandemic still disrupting the world – even as we edge towards a more hopeful future – new Netflix titles have never been more welcome. Luckily, the streaming giant’s roster for 2022 is jam-packed with eye-opening documentaries, binge-worthy reality shows and compelling dramas.
Here are just some of the most exciting new releases on Netflix in 2022.
Cheer: Season 2 (12 January)
The profoundly moving docuseries tracking Navarro College’s high-flying cheerleading team is returning for a second instalment with fan favourites including superstar Gabi Butler, the irrepressible La’Darius Marshall and their formidable coach, Monica Aldama.
Photocopier (13 January)
In this chilling mystery-drama, a college student teams up with her photocopier friend to piece together the events of a campus party she can’t remember.
Too Hot To Handle: Season 3 (19 January)
This reality dating show didn’t quite hit in the early days of quarantine, but I’m pleased to say that I’ve since come around on it – and am ready to devour season three.
Three Songs For Benazir (24 January)
The plight of refugees in modern-day Afghanistan is explored in this short film, which follows a young couple living in a camp for displaced persons in Kabul.
Getting Curious With Jonathan Van Ness (28 January)
In this new series, Queer Eye star Jonathan Van Ness meets with experts about all the things he’s curious about, from skyscrapers to bugs to gender identity to snacks.