Netflix’s hottest fall offerings

Written by By Staff Writer It’s a big month for season finales as series such as “Longmire,” “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” and “This Is Us” reach their end point while new shows such as “The Crown”…

Netflix's hottest fall offerings

Written by By Staff Writer

It’s a big month for season finales as series such as “Longmire,” “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” and “This Is Us” reach their end point while new shows such as “The Crown” and “Killing Eve” continue to enjoy critical and audience acclaim.

Expect those aforementioned shows to headline another highly rated list this month as Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and others will keep you entertained until the end of the year.

And if you’re weary of ordering movies and television shows, here’s what’s worth checking out next month:

Away From Her

Oct. 6 (available to stream April 21)

Sarah Polley’s beautifully observed film follows a woman (Mélanie Laurent) who gradually comes to accept her death.


Oct. 19 (available to stream April 21)

Bill Hader, Henry Winkler and Henry Winkler’s acclaimed FX comedy about a disheveled hitman left with only his optimism and distaste for crime after his late mother’s death is another binge-worthy return to Netflix.


Oct. 20 (available to stream April 21)

In “The Incredibles,” the titular hero was a lazy mom who got superpowers and became a hero because her kids were so darn cute. In the sequel, Elastigirl is taking over the duties of protecting the world.

Elizabeth Banks and Pierce Brosnan star in the latest adaptation of “Charlie’s Angels.”

Charlie’s Angels

Oct. 19 (available to stream April 21)

Taraji P. Henson, Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska return to Marvel’s classic superhero series, which kick-started some big Hollywood stars including Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz and Elizabeth Banks.


Oct. 19 (available to stream April 21)

Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer and Sarah Jessica Parker lead a killer cast in a series revival of the 1985 movie.

Jane The Virgin

Oct. 26 (available to stream April 21)

In a twist on the telenovela, Eugenio Derbez’s third season of “Instructions Not Included” opens with a Jane (Gina Rodriguez) who has become an illegal immigrant after fleeing the cult of hitman “Carnival of Souls.”

Killing Eve

Oct. 11 (available to stream May 5)

Sandra Oh has become one of the most promising new stars on television since winning a Golden Globe for her performance in “Killing Eve.” That’s likely to continue as “The Killing” returns for a third season with Oh’s character pitted against “The Bisexual” actress Jodie Comer’s smart, clever assassin.

The Kominsky Method

Oct. 4 (available to stream April 21)

The 65-year-old “Friends” creator has written about eight novels and is now creating a comedy series for Netflix starring Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin as a couple of Hollywood acting vets who discover new friendship after working together at a retreat.

Mission Control

Oct. 11 (available to stream April 28)

“Star Trek” fans will delight in this series, which follows three women — Christine Troy (Frances Conroy), Joan Moriarty (Elisabeth Moss) and Emery Sutton (Lucy Liu) — who helped with the Apollo missions.


Oct. 18 (available to stream Oct. 21)

David Fincher’s stylish Netflix original explores the 1970s FBI’s groundbreaking research into serial killers and rapists through interviews with monsters such as Unabomber Ted Kaczynski and Ted Bundy.

Misfits: Season 5

Oct. 5 (available to stream Oct. 21)

Jessica Jones, Frank Underwood and Ray Donovan all watched “Misfits” before they became famous. And if those superheroes aren’t your thing, consider catching up on “Misfits: Season 5” on Netflix before the show goes off the air.


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