Here is your Netflix binge-list for the week, fresh from the Australian servers! This week’s highlights include all-new episodes of the hilarious cooking show Nailed It!, beloved weepie The Notebook, Tim Burton’s Sleepy Hollow and a bunch of new Netflix Originals. Read on for everything coming to the service for the week of May 13 to May 19.
Netflix Australia is releasing a bumper-crop of content this week, with close to 30 new movies and TV shows to sink your teeth into. That includes 14 Netflix Originals headlined by Nailed It! season 3. Our personal pick? Judd Apatow’s Funny People. (Don’t be put off by the inclusion of Adam Sandler and Seth Rogan – it’s still brilliant.)
Here are the official synopses and trailers for each movie and TV show.
New Netflix TV Shows
Shetland: Season 3 (15 May)
Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez and his team face storms, corruption, cold cases and more as they investigate murders on the remote Shetland Islands.
Well Intended Love (17 May)
A third-rate actress with leukemia becomes entangled with CEO Ling because she needs him for treatment. In order to receive bone marrow transplant sooner and to continue her career as an actress, Xia Lin enters into a secret marriage with Ling Yi Zhou, the CEO of a company. Despite the conspiracies and misunderstandings they encounter, the two find true love.
The Rain: Season 2 (17 May)
Trapped in the Zone, Simone and her friends must find a cure for the virus Rasmus is carrying before it kills him — and the rest of humanity.
White Gold: Season 2 (17 May)
After forcing Walsh out, Vincent’s headaches include answering to a gangster boss and a new rival salesperson who’s swooping up all the best jobs.
It’s Bruno (17 May)
A digital series that follows a man and his beloved dog Bruno strolling around his neighborhood.
Nailed It!: Season 3 (17 May)
Nicole and Jacques are back to judge the chaos in the kitchen, from half-baked doll cakes to delightfully creepy edible clowns.
New Netflix Movies
Good Sam (16 May)
When a mysterious good samaritan, aka “Good Sam,” leaves $100,000 cash on seemingly random doorsteps, New York City TV news reporter Kate Bradley (Tiya Sircar) sets out discover Good Sam’s true identity and motive, turning her personal life upside down.
Morir para contar (17 May)
Seeking answers after a life-changing incident in 2012, filmmaker Hernán Zin interviews other war reporters about the personal toll of their work.
See You Yesterday (17 May)
Two Brooklyn teenage prodigies, C.J. Walker and Sebastian Thomas, build makeshift time machines to save C.J.’s brother, Calvin, from being wrongfully killed by a police officer.
Girl Trip (13 May)
A fun road trip ends in murder and mayhem when hidden resentments between best friends surface and everyone learns the hard way never to get in the middle of a catfight.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (13 May)
An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.
The Notebook (14 May)
A poor yet passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman, giving her a sense of freedom, but they are soon separated because of their social differences.
The Circle (15 May)
A woman lands a dream job at a powerful tech company called the Circle, only to uncover an agenda that will affect the lives of all of humanity.
Atomic Blonde (15 May)
An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.
Await Further Instructions (15 May)
A family’s Christmas takes a strange turn when they awake to find themselves trapped inside and begin receiving mysterious instructions through the television.
Step Up (16 May)
Tyler Gage receives the opportunity of a lifetime after vandalizing a performing arts school, gaining him the chance to earn a scholarship and dance with an up and coming dancer, Nora.
The Flintstones (16 May)
In a parallel modern-day Stone Age world, a working-class family, the Flintstones, are set up for an executive job. But they learn that money can’t buy happiness.
Jane Eyre (16 May)
A mousy governess who softens the heart of her employer soon discovers that he’s hiding a terrible secret.
Miami Vice (16 May)
Attempting to identify the group behind a recent string of murders, detectives Tubbs and Crockett work undercover with a South Florida drug dealer.
Funny People (16 May)
When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship causes him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.
Land of the Lost (16 May)
On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant and a redneck survivalist. In this alternate universe, the trio make friends with a primate named Chaka, their only ally in a world full of dinosaurs and other fantastic creatures.
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (16 May)
Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of three people, with the culprit being the legendary apparition, The Headless Horseman.
Netflix Documentary & Comedy
Still LAUGH-IN: The Stars Celebrate (14 May)
A special honoring “Laugh-In” to be hosted by Goldie Hawn and Lily Tomlin.
1994: Limited Series (17 May)
1994 is an hour-long 5 episode investigative documentary series that will tell the story of one of the most critical years in Mexico’s history.
Maria (17 May)
A woman whose parents were killed by the gang when she was a child grows up to be a hired assassin. Unfortunately, trying to leave that past behind is proving to be more difficult than it seems.
Netflix Kids & Anime
Malibu Rescue (13 May)
When a long list of shenanigans lands Tyler in hot water, he’s forced to suit up and spend his summer training for an elite junior lifeguard program.
Chip & Potato (17 May)
Chip is a little pug going through life’s firsts with the encouragement of her secret mouse-friend, Potato.
revisions (14 May)
When Shibuya time-warps to 2388, high schooler Daisuke and his friends are conscripted by AHRV agent Milo to fight the hostile cyborg race, revisions.
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