All the new Netflix shows and movies for your quarantine
Netflix’s cup overfloweth with bingeable shows & movies. Where to begin? Here’s a streamlined look at what’s just been released, the top-rated shows and movies you should be watching, and what’s coming up to help you fill the endless hours of quarantine.
Just released movies & specials
DreamWorks Spooky Stories Volume 2
If you’re looking for something to help keep the kids busy: DreamWorks Spooky Stories Volume 2 (rated for ages 3 & up) will do the job. They’ll love watching Shrek, B.O.B., and Megamind in some new adventures. Starring: Seth Rogan, Will Arnett, and Hugh Laurie.
This Netflix Original is an action-thriller that follows a black-ops agent as he attempts to rescue an Indian drug kingpin’s son in Bangladesh. Extraction is action-packed & incredibly violent. Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Rudhraksh Jaiswal, and Randeep Hooda.
A remake of English film Hush, Kolaiyuthir Kaalam is a 2019 slasher film about an adopted deaf & mute girl battling home intruders in a life-and-death struggle until the end. Starring: Nayanthara, Bhumika Chawla, and Pratap K. Pothen.
This PG-rated fantasy-adventure has mixed reviews but is overall a good pick for family movie night. Starring: Julia Roberts, Nathan Lane, and Lily Collins.
Yours Sincerely, Kanan Gill
Netflix continues to bring out more Originals standup specials. Yours Sincerely, Kanan Gill was released to lukewarm reviews but will probably brighten your day & does promise some laughs.
In true Tarantino fashion, Django Unchained is as unconventional as a western could be. This 2012 star-studded film follows a slave who teams up with an eccentric bounty hunter to capture the South’s most vicious criminals. Starring: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, and Samuel L. Jackson.
Winning 5 Oscars and many more accolades, this 2011 French black-and-white silent film is set in the late 1920s into the early 30s. The Artist revolves around the relationship of an up-and-coming young actress and an older silent film star. Starring: Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, and John Goodman.
Just released Netflix Originals
After Life season 2
Season 2 of After Life follows Tony Johnson as he continues to deal with his new life after the tragic loss of his beloved wife to breast cancer. Starring: Ricky Gervais, Tom Basden, Tony Way, and Diane Morgan.
Hello Ninja season 2
Hello Ninja is a Y7 kids show. Wesley & Georgie can transform into ninjas. Along with their cat Pretzel, they enter a magic ninja world & solve problems. Starring: Lucas Engel & Zoey Siewart.
Love 101 season 2
Eight-episode Turkish teen dramedy Love 101 follows students trying to set up their teacher with a basketball coach. Starring: Kaan Urgancıoğlu, Kubilay Aka, Alina Boz, and Pinar Deniz.
What everyone’s already watched
Before you scour your social media to decide what your friends are watching, here’s a list of the most-streamed shows & movies on Netflix for your viewing pleasure.
- 3 Idiots
- 6 Underground
- Bird Box
- Breaking Bad
- Crash Landing on You
- I Am Not Okay with This
- Marriage Story
- Money Heist
- Murder Mystery
- Sex Education
- Spenser Confidential
- Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
- Stranger Things
- Tall Girl
- The Dark Knight
- The Perfect Date
- The Platform
- The Shawshank Redemption
- The Walking Dead
- Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness
- To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
- Train to Busan
- Triple Frontier
The end of the month is approaching and Netflix will be releasing several more shows & movies before May 1st!
The Last Kingdom: Season 4, Never Have I Ever, A Secret Love (documentary), Extracurricular, Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story, Nadia’s Time to Eat, Summertime, Dangerous Lies, Drifting Dragons (Anime), The Forest of Love: Deep Cut, Rich in Love (Ricos de Amor) (Film), The Victims’ Game.
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