New on Netflix: these films and series were released last week | NOW

Every week, Netflix expands its range with new films and series. With this week a lot of extra film classics.

Series

Emily in Paris (season 1)

A new series from Darren Star, creator of ao Beverly Hills 90210, Melrose Place in Sex and the City. In Emily in Paris the American Emily moves to the French branch of the marketing company she works for. In, yes, Paris. The city of love turns out to be a difficult destination: the mentality is very different and Emily doesn’t speak a word of French. Fortunately there is a handsome downstairs neighbor.

Jane the Virgin (seizoen 5)

We had to wait a year and a half for it, but since this week the time has finally come: the fifth season of Jane the Virgin is on Netflix. We immediately get to see more of Michael, Jane’s dead husband who is not dead after all.

Carmen Sandiego (season 3)

Over Jane the Virgin Spoken: Lead actress Gina Rodriguez returns to voice Carmen Sandiego in Season 3 of the animated series of the same name. This modern-day Robin Hood figure takes on the Villains International League of Evil, aka VILE. Will Carmen manage to defeat this criminal giant?

Films

The Shining

In The Shining we see how writer Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) slowly becomes more and more manic due to the demons that inhabit The Overlook Hotel. Son Danny and his wife Wendy have to pay for it. A true horror classic, even if Stephen King himself doesn’t like the film.

.Lòtūréo

A fierce and poignant Netflix Original about a journalist in Lagos. He poses as a prostitute to map human trafficking. She finds herself in a world full of exploited women and merciless violence.

The Boys in the Band

Seven gay friends gather in New York in 1968 for a party at one of the men, Michael (Jim Parsons). When an old acquaintance makes an appearance, the party takes a completely different turn. All men are suddenly confronted with the hidden past of their friends and their own.

Jumanji: The Next Level

All characters from Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle return in the sequel, The Next Level. Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart and Karen Gillian face even greater challenges and the same is true of the people who run them.

Vampires vs. The Bronx

In this Netflix Original horror comedy, a young group of friends from The Bronx discovers that vampires are prowling their neighborhood. Obviously, not everyone believes these special findings, so the boys decide to go out with garlic at the ready themselves.

Netflix threw many more well-known films (whether or not again) online this week, including a number of major film classics. The whole overview:

– Charlie’s Angels

– Black and Blue

– The Grudge

– The Great Wall

– Manchester by the Sea

– The Amazing Spider-Man

– The Godfather

– The Exorcism of Emily Rose

– Bad Boys II

– Seven

– A Simple Favor

– Ghostbusters II

– Terminator Genisys

– Annabelle

– The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

– Bumperkleef

– Mad Max: Fury Road

– The Exorcist

– 2012

– War of the Worlds

– Angry Birds: De Film

– The Cable Guy

– Identity

Documentaries

Song Exploder

In the documentary series Song Exploder we get to see in-depth interviews with artists who meticulously explain how their own songs are put together. With the band members of REM die Losing My Religion decompose.

Dick Johnson is Dead

In Dick Johnson is Dead Filmmaker Kirsten Johnson helps herself and her father deal with the approaching end. Father continues to decline. By staging accidents, he dies several times and strangely enough that helps to deal with this inevitable but difficult situation as well as possible. A special documentary that deals with the theme of ‘death’ in a very inventive way.

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