Each month, Netflix adds tons of new movies and TV shows to its library. Here are our ten best picks from the last seven days. That’s your weekend viewing sorted!
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 added in the past week. Server fresh!
The most recent additions to the service include nature documentary Born In China, Ricky Gervais’ first stand-up special in seven years Humanity, unusual Jared Leto yakuza vehicle The Outsider and the hilarious homebaking reality TV show Nailed It.
New Netflix Movies
An epic set in post-WWII Japan and centered on an American former G.I. who joins the yakuza.
A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition where the laws of nature don’t apply.
The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter
The great hunter Buck Ferguson (Josh Brolin) and his trusted cameraman Don (Danny McBride) set out for an epic weekend adventure to reconnect with Buck’s young son (Montana Jordan).
A popular college student graciously accepts a social outcast’s online friend request, but soon finds herself fighting a demonic presence that wants to make her lonely by killing her closest friends.
Born in China
Venturing into the wilds of China, “Born in China” captures intimate moments with a panda and her growing cub, a young golden monkey who feels displaced by his baby sister, and a mother snow leopard struggling to raise her two cubs.
New Netflix TV Shows
Nailed It: Season 1
Home bakers with a terrible track record take a crack at re- creating edible masterpieces for a $10,000 prize. It’s part reality contest, part hot mess.
Ricky Gervais: Humanity
Humanity? Eh, not a big fan. The brand new stand-up special by Ricky Gervais filmed in London’s Eventim Apollo.
Take Your Pills
Every era gets the drug it deserves. In America today, where competition is ceaseless from school to the workforce and everyone wants a performance edge, Adderall and other prescription stimulants are the defining drugs of this generation.
A young woman with amnesia becomes a key figure in a disappearance case.
Children of the Whales
In the Mud Whale, society is divided into two kinds of people: the Marked, who can move objects with their minds using a strange power called “thymia” and the Unmarked, people who lack thymia but enjoy longer lifespans.
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