January 5: History of Swear Words on Netflix
An education in expletives, a history lesson you didn’t know you needed. The six-episode series History of Swear Words, hosted by Nicolas Cage, is a loud and proudly profane show that explores the origins, pop culture-usage, science and cultural impact of cuss words.
January 6: Surviving Death on Netflix
Based on best-selling author and journalist Leslie Kean’s book Surviving Death is an in-depth investigative series exploring the possibility of an afterlife. The show explores questions like what does it mean to die and is death the end of our existence?
January 7: Kaagaz on Zee5
Starring Pankaj Tripathi in the lead, Kaagaz is directed by Satish Kaushik. It is based on the real-life story of a man from Uttar Pradesh named Lal Bihari Mritak, who fought a long battle against the corrupt bureaucracy to prove that he was alive. The film also stars Monal Gajjar, Mita Vashisht and Amar Upadhyay in pivotal roles.
January 8: Marvel Studio: Legends on Disney+
Marvel Studios: Legends will showcase individual Marvel comic characters and re-visit some of their most iconic moments. The first two episodes of the show will be centred on Wanda Maximoff and Vision. The later episodes will be about Bucky Barnes aka The Winter Soldier and Sam Wilson aka Falcon.
January 10: American Gods Season 3 on Amazon
American Gods is based on the fantasy novel by Neil Gaiman. The third season will consist of 10 episodes. Its official synopsis reads, “Shadow Moon assumes a new identity and moves to Wisconsin to hide from the new Gods, but with Wednesday determined to bring him back into the fold.”