Here is your Netflix binge-list for the weekend, fresh from the Australian servers! The best new additions this week include season five of Bojack Horseman, the ’90s Oscar nominated movies Saving Private Ryan and The Truman Show, the film adaptation of cult manga Bleach and DC Studio’s Justice League.
Each month, Netflix adds tons of new movies and TV shows to its library. We’ve already listed everything coming to Netflix this month – but separating the critical gems from the box-office duds can be tricky.
To save you the trouble, we’ve shortlisted the best movies and TV shows that were either recently added, or are due to appear in the next few days. That’s your week’s viewing sorted!
New Netflix TV Shows
BoJack Horseman: Season 5 (14 September)
BoJack Horseman was the star of the hit TV show “Horsin’ Around” in the ’90s, now he’s washed up, living in Hollywood, complaining about everything, and wearing colorful sweaters.
Norm Macdonald has a Show (14 September)
Comedian Norm Macdonald and his sidekick Adam Egret sit down and chat with celebrity guests.
Last Hope (14 September)
After causing the near extinction of mankind seven years ago, genius scientist Leon Lau must now fight the ecological disaster he unwittingly created.
American Vandal: Season 2 (14 September)
A true-crime satire that explores the aftermath of a costly high school prank that left twenty-seven faculty cars vandalized with phallic images.
Boca Juniors Confidential (14 September)
It’s time to get to know the mystic from within. In 2018, a new Netflix documentary series will take you to Boca Juniors behind the scenes.
Glitch: Season 2 (14 September)
A police officer and a doctor face an emotionally charged mystery when seven local residents inexplicably return from the dead in peak physical form..
Feel like you've seen everything Netflix Australia has to offer? Welp, we've got some good news. today, the streaming giant is adding a bunch of new movies to the service, including Star Trek Into Darkness, Nocturnal Animals, The Mummy Returns, Water For Elephants and a stack of others. Your Saturday night viewing is now sorted.Read more
New Netflix Movies
On My Skin (12 September)
The incredible true story behind the most controversial Italian court cases in recent years. Stefano Cucchi was arrested for a minor crime and mysteriously found dead during his detention. In one week’s time, a family is changed forever.
The Angel (14 September)
True story of Ashraf Marwan, who was President Nasser’s son-in-law and special adviser and confidant to his successor Anwar Sadat – while simultaneously Israeli Intelligence’s most precious asset of the 20th century.
Bleach (14 September)
Ichigo Kurosaki is a High School student, living in Karakura town. He is able to see ghosts, as well as hollows. Later, he meets up with Rukia Kuchiki, a Death God or Soul Reaper (Shinigami in Japanese). Later, he finds out that he himself is a Soul Reaper as well. Ichigo Kurosaki, now with the power of a Soul Reaper, is able to protect Karakura town from hollows.
Justice League (14 September)
Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy.
Watchmen (14 September)
In 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it.
Saving Private Ryan (14 September)
Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.
The Truman Show (14 September)
An insurance salesman/adjuster discovers his entire life is actually a television show.
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