We take a look at a selection of the best new releases and additions we’re loving on Netflix right now so you don’t have to waste precious time on deciding what to watch – so get comfy and take note!
QUEER EYE – TV SERIES
I don’t think there is an episode of Queer Eye where I have not cried happy tears, it brings me so much joy! The fab five are back with ten heartwarming new episodes, each focusing on someone who has been put forward by friends or family to have one extreme life makeover. An irresistibly feel-good watch, the transformative format will never get old; whether you become absorbed in Bobby’s home-makeover, or shed floods of tears watching Karamo go in deep with some solid life advice, the whole watch is one cathartic, satisfying experience that beautifully promotes the importance of self love and care.
HOLLYWOOD – TV DRAMA SERIES
A brand new Netflix Originals series, delve into the glitz and glamour of 1940s America in this show-stopping seven-part drama. The series follows a group of aspiring actors, actresses and filmmakers on their way in trying to land a big break in Hollywood; exploring how the impacts of race, sexuality and gender affect them along the way. Emotional yet perfectly uplifting, you can’t beat a good glamorous period drama to get lost in.
JEFFERY EPSTEIN: FILTHY RICH – DOCUMENTARY SERIES
A four part series that explores the life and crimes of convicted sex offender, Jeffrey Epstein, this shocking and emotionally raw account is presented through a series of interviews from survivors, lawyers, police, business partners and people who knew him throughout his life. Putting the female survivors who suffered at the hands of his exploitation at the forefront, the courageous women tell us about the abuse they experienced and expose how Epstein got away with his crimes for so long. An intense, powerful watch, Filthy Rich explores the harrowing effects of the corruption of wealth, influence and power.
Central character Christine, ‘Lady Bird’, played by Saoirse Ronan, is on the cusp of freedom and independence away from her family, putting her all into focusing on leaving her American hometown and starting University far far away. A contemporary coming of age story with an amazing cast, Lady Bird beautifully explores the highs and lows of friendships, popularity, dating, family and all the rest that comes with being a teenager in High School!
With an all-star cast, Jennifer Hudson and Beyonce truly steal the show with their insane singing performances in this empowering musical. Partly based on events that took place between iconic singing group, The Supremes, the film follows what happens to a 1960s girl group as they hit the big time, exploring the harsh realities that come with being in the industry of music and showbiz in 1960s America.