Here is your Netflix binge-list for this week, fresh from the Australian servers! The best new additions include virtual gaming sci-fi series Kiss Me First, Season 2 of Nailed It!, Jewish lesbian comedy To Each, Her Own and the Chloë Grace Moretz-starring biopic Brain on Fire.
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 Movies
Hannah Gadsby: Nanette (June 19)
Australian comic Hannah Gadsby reshapes standard stand-up by pairing punchlines with personal revelations on gender, sexuality and childhood turmoil.
Selena (June 21)
The true story of Selena Quintanilla-Perez, a Texas-born Tejano singer who rose from cult status to performing at the Astrodome, as well as having chart topping albums on the Latin music charts.
Brain on Fire (June 22)
A young, capable professional cannot explain her newly erratic behavior.
To Each, Her Own (Les Gouts et les couleurs) (June 24)
Simone plans to inform her conservative Jewish family that she’s a lesbian, but as she proceeds with coming out she finds herself attracted to a man.
Midnight in Paris (June 27)
While on a trip to Paris with his fiancée’s family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920s everyday at midnight.
New Netflix TV Shows
Marvel’s Luke Cage: Season 2 (June 22)
After clearing his name, Luke Cage has become a celebrity on the streets of Harlem with a reputation as bulletproof as his skin. But being so visible has only increased his need to protect the community and find the limits of who he can and can’t save. With the rise of a formidable new foe, Luke is forced to confront the fine line that separates a hero from a villain.
Shooter: Season 3 (June 22)
A conspiracy thriller that follows the journey of Bob Lee Swagger, a highly-decorated veteran who is coaxed back into action to prevent a plot to kill the President.
Secret City: Season 1 (June 26)
Beneath the placid facade of Canberra, amidst rising tension between China and America, senior political journalist Harriet Dunkley uncovers a secret city of interlocked conspiracies, putting innocent lives in danger including her own.
Nailed It! Season 2 (June 29)
Everyone’s favorite amateur baking show is back with an all-new season of epic failures and a star-studded cast of culinary guests.
Kiss Me First (June 29)
A lonely video game addict to the online world of Azana meets a confident party girl with a dark secret
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