Each month, Netflix adds tons of new movies and TV shows to its library. Here are our top ten picks for this week. Server fresh!
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 or are due to appear over the next seven days.
The most recent additions to the service include the Netflix Original Alex Strangelove, underrated adventure movie Lost City Of Z and November 13: Attack on Paris .
New Netflix Movies
Lost City Of Z (May 29)
A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared whilst searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s.
Black Swan (June 1)
A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity.
Hotel Transylvania 2 (June 3)
Dracula and his friends try to bring out the monster in his half human, half vampire grandson in order to keep Mavis from leaving the hotel.
The Night Before (June 3)
On Christmas eve, three lifelong friends spend the night in New York City looking for the Holy Grail of Christmas parties.
One Missed Call (June 7)
Several people start receiving voice-mails from their future selves – messages which include the date, time, and some of the details of their deaths.
New Netflix TV Shows
My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman: Howard Stern (May 31)
Howard Stern reflects on his about face from jealousy to appreciation of Dave on the new episode of My Next Guest, streaming May 31st on Netflix.
November 13: Attack on Paris (June 1)
Three part documentary in which Jules and Gédéon Naudet, explore the human stories behind the terrorist attacks that took place in Paris on November 13th, 2015. Following the chronology of the events, the documentary will share testimonies of the people brought together by tragedy, from the survivors, the fire department, the Police and the leaders of the French government.
Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth (June 1)
Mythologist Joseph Campbell presents his ideas about comparative mythology and the ongoing role of myth in human society.
Alex Strangelove (June 3)
High school senior Alex Truelove (Daniel Doheny) has it all – the grades, the girlfriend (Madeline Weinstein), and the motley crew of hilarious friends. Everything is smooth sailing until Alex shares that he’s decided to part ways with his virginity – and meets Elliott (Antonio Marziale), a sweet and confident gay boy who isn’t shy about his instant crush on Alex…who may or may not feel the same. Rocketed into a endearing and amusing journey of sexual and self-exploration, Alex ultimately learns that like so much of growing up, love can be confusing. And that’s okay.
Animal Kingdom: Season 3 (June 6)
Animal Kingdom is an adrenaline-charged drama starring Ellen Barkin as the matriarch of a Southern California family whose excessive lifestyle is fueled by their criminal activities.
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