Ah, the month of love. The time when heart decorations are in full bloom, and everyone is scrambling to figure out the best gifts to give their SO or friends before February 14th. I adore romance, and this month I’ve been obsessed with finding a good show or movie to fall in love with.
While there are a couple of new romance-themed movies to get you in the mood for Valentine’s Day, there are a variety of seasons, show premieres, and movies for avid viewers, including psychological thrillers, spinoffs from beloved shows, action, and documentaries. So pull up a chair, break out your favorite Valentine’s Day-themed treats, kick back, and start watching these new February 2023 releases that you can stream on Netflix, Disney+, and more.
freeridge Season 1 (February 2)
Set immediately after the events of the television show. on my block, freeridge follows an all-new cast of characters in the beloved city of the same name. The show centers on sisters Gloria and Inés, as well as their friends Demi and Cameron, as they unleash a curse that changes their lives forever. So, not ideal for typical high school students. If you want to see a new generation of the main four, teen drama and a bit of mystery, definitely add this series to your watch list on February 2nd.
You Season 4 (February 9)
It’s time to revisit Joe Goldberg, but in a whole new setting! After the tumultuous events of season 3, Joe goes on the run to hide out in England under the alias Jonathan Moore. There, he roams the streets of London with his murderous tendencies running free, and who could forget that he became a teacher? It’s time to find out where this journey will go in Season 4.
your place or mine (Feb. 10)
Reese Witherspoon and Ashton Kutcher in a Netflix rom-com? Need I say more? It is a must visit this February season. Debbie (Reese Witherspoon) and Peter (Ashton Kutcher) have been lifelong friends, and when Peter suggests moving house so he can care for Debbie’s son in Los Angeles while she stays home in New York, they learn a lot more. about each other than they expected.
Love is blind: after the altar Season 3 (February 10)
Brennon & Alex and Colleen & Matt were two couples who made it past the Altar in the third season of Love is blind. The new episodes will follow them as they navigate the dynamics of their relationship and life as a married couple, as well as show how old flames are rekindled between the previous cast members and if they will find true love this time around.
Perfect combination (February 14th)
Perfect combination is another romance-focused reality show airing on Valentine’s Day (at the perfect time). The dating competition follows couples as they compete in various challenges hoping to gain power and defeat their opponents by proving their compatibility. If you’re not sure about the rules of this competition, Her Campus has you covered.
A girl and an astronaut (February 17th)
Do you need a little romance to spend this month of love? While there isn’t much yet to discover about the details of this Polish film, Netflix’s official synopsis reads: “An astronaut’s return after a 30-year disappearance rekindles a lost love and piques the interest of a corporation determined to find out. why he hasn’t. he is not aged. Everyone adore star-crossed lovers (gplaster?), and this is not your typical love story, thanks to a sci-fi twist.
external banks Season 3 (February 23)
Our beloved characters are back for a third season of the show, almost two years after the story of external banks continued in season 2. The season left us with Sarah and John B. surviving the stormy journey and the Pogues losing the gold and leaving the Outer Banks. Season 3 now follows them stranded on a deserted island and finding solace in their temporary home. But, as the official synopsis suggests, things go wrong quickly for John B, Sarah, Kiara, Pope, JJ and Cleo when they find themselves on a treasure hunt.
Bel Air Season 2 (February 23)
After a tense reunion with his long-lost father, Will leaves Bel-Air in the first season, only to be found by his friend Jazz, who encourages him to decide whether he wants to stay in Bel-Air or go elsewhere. The trailer for season two shows Will exploring new investments in himself and getting into his fair share of trouble while in Los Angeles. Expect to see cameos from the OG. fresh prince of bel air cast and more drama this time.
J-hope in the box (February 17th)
The documentary follows the progression of J-Hope of BTS’s solo album and Lollapalooza’s first solo concert, along with their album listening party, according to the official trailer. The documentary is expected to show the kind of music J-Hope makes outside of the group, as well as how he forges his own identity in the world of music. I paused everything because I need to listen to “More” and “Arson” a few more times before the release date.
Ant-man and the Wasp: Quantumania (February 17th)
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantamnia follows the events of the previous film in the franchise and features our favorite superheroes. This time, Ant-Man (Paul Rudd) and The Wasp (Hope van Dyne) explore the Quantum Realm and embark on a new adventure, facing off against Kang the Conqueror. If he’s expecting a witty, action-packed stunner this February, you need to get tickets from him ASAP.