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Cobra Kai, based on the 1984 classic The Karate Kid brings together the original cast 34 years later, and this time focuses on Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka), who’s down on his luck when an opportunity arises for him to redeem himself and bring Cobra Kai back from the dead. Strike first, strike hard, no mercy. Will their mantra hold up this time round? You can watch the first two series which have just been made available on the streaming platform after they bought the rights from YouTube, PLUS Netflix are helming the third season releasing in 2021!
In these twelve, five minute episodes, Bookmarks delves into the Black experience, featuring prominent Black celebrities and artists. They’re reading children’s books written by Black authors to bring light to their experiences.
Chef's Table: BBQ
It’s not too late to get the BBQ out, even if summer is almost over, this is England and we persevere! Take inspiration from the brand new series of Chef’s Table: BBQ coming to Netflix, with a wide variety of cooking techniques that will be sure to get you excited about BBQing.
Afonso Padilha: Classless
Afonso Padilha is taking us back to his humble beginnings in the new stand-up series Classless, and he’s got some hilarious childhood stories to share with us.
Away (Season 1)
Astronaut Emma Green (Hilary Swank) is preparing to lead an international crew on the first mission to Mars, but it means leaving her husband (Josh Charles) and daughter (Talitha Bateman) behind right at the moment they need her the most. Catch the new series on 4th September.
I'm Thinking of Ending Things
If you enjoyed Get Out, I’m Thinking of Ending Things has a similar getaway thriller vibe to is. It Follows a young woman (Jessie Buckley) who goes on a road trip with her new boyfriend (Jesse Plemons) to his family’s secluded farm, and after meeting his mother and father, she begins to question everything she thought she knew about her boyfriend, and the world around her.
So Much Love to Give
He’s got so much love to give, he’s giving it to two women, who know absolutely nothing about eachother. From Monday-Thursday, Fernando Ferro (Adrian Suar) spends his time with his wide Paula (Gabriela Toscano), but from Friday-Sunday Ferro is with Vera (Soledad Villamil). Everything about his life is doubled. But what happens when his lovers find out the truth?
Get Organised with The Home Edit
Is your house in serious need of a makeover? This new Netflix lifestyle series is bringing some serious organization skills into our lives that we knew we needed, but never wanted to admit. Bestselling authors Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin are diving into the lives of the Celebrity clients featured and turning their lives around, including Reese Witherspoon, Eva Longoria, Rachel Zoe, Khloe Kardashian, Neil Patrick Harris and more.
La Línea: Shadow of Narco
If you liked Narcos, you’re going to want to see this new docuseries La Linea: Shadow of Narco, which takes a look at the city between Morocco and Gibraltar, centering around drugs, cigarettes and migrant trafficking, and gives us a view on both sides of the law.
The Social Dilemma
Ever wondered why we spend so much of our time using social media? The new film coming to Netflix is showing us the consequences of our dependence on these apps, and why we use it as a lifeline to stay connected. Do we really need to know what our friends are doing at all hours of the day? Or is it something else that’s drawing us in?
Julie and the Phantoms
High School student Julie (Madison Reyes) rediscovers her passion for music a year after her mother’s passing when the ghosts of three dreamy musicians (Owen Patrick Joyner, Jeremy Shada and Charlie Gillespie) from 1995 appear in her mother’s music studio. They decide to form a band called Julie and the Phantoms.
Family Business (Season 2)
When word on the street is that Cannabis is going to be legalised, Jospeh, 35 is inspired to turn his father’s kosher butcher shop into a ‘potcher’ shop with the help of his family and friends. What could possibly go wrong?
The Duchess stars Katherine Ryan, who also wrote and executive produced the series. It follows the problematic choices of the single mother, who is contemplating the decision to have another child with her greatest enemy.
Hope Frozen: A Quest to Live Twice
After Einz’s unfortunate death, the two-year-old's parents make the decision to go down the route of cyro-preservation, where the family stores her head and brain inside a tank in Arizona. Will they have the technology to revive her one day?
Challenger: The Final Fight
This four-part documentary series is unpacking the indelible moment the 1986 Challenger space shuttle disaster took place.
The Devil All The Time
Tom Holland (Spider Man: Homecoming) stars in this chilling new Netflix film alongside Bill Skarsgård (IT: Chapter 1 & 2) and Robert Pattinson (Twilight). Based on Donald Ray Pollock’s award-winning novel, The Devil All The Time delves into the sinister forces that threaten the Russell family. Around the time between WWII and the Vietnam War, the director (Antonio Campos) pits the just and the corrupted against each other in a seductive yet horrific landscape.
The Last Word
Death does not have the last word in this new Netflix series, and Karla Fazius is following that mantra with her new eulogy business. She’s breaking the rules of the funeral business one step at a time, and in just six episodes, Karla’s changing the game.
Remember One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest starring Jack Nicholson? Who could forget, right? And what about that awful, twisted nurse Ratched who continuously ignored the rules of her workplace? Well buckle up, because this villain is getting her own feature thriller series, and it’s starring the iconic Sarah Paulson of American Horror Story, as well as Cynthia Nixon, Judy Davis and Sharon Stone among others.
This new documentary series delved into the lives of legendary sports coaches and the ways in which they achieve success. It documents that sports rules can also be linked to life lessons. The documentary features Los Angeles Clippers’ Doc Rivers, José Mourinho and Serena Williams’ famed tennis coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, among others.
Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things) stars in Enola Homles, who wakes up on her 16th birthday to find that her mother (Helena Bonham Carter, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) has gone missing. And yes, by the surname you must’ve guessed by now, her older brothers are none other than the famous Sherlock (Henry Cavill) and Mycroft (Sam Clafin). Now taking care of their sister in their mother’s absence, they send her to a school for young ladies, but Enola isn’t interested and plots her escape. On a search to find her mother, Enola becomes the very thing her brother is most famous for, and now the world’s greatest detective must face his fiercest competition yet: his teenage sister.
Allen Maldano stars as stay-at-home dad Devin, a former sneakerhead who’s just gotten back in the game only to find himself five thousand pounds in debt when he falls for one of his old friend’s get-rich-quick schemes. In an effort to get his money back without his wife finding out, he assmbles a group to help him find the holy grail of trainers, the “Zeroes”.
The School Nurse Files
Another Nurse series is coming to Netflix, except this one is a little more magical. School nurse Eun-young can see monsters (ectoplasm) as jelly figures. When she gets a new job at a high school she discovers secrets that are threatening the students, and now she must fight them alongside her handsome colleague In-pyo.
The Forty-Year-Old Version
Approaching her 40s, Radha is desperate to breakthrough into the world of theatre, but when she feels like she’s blown her last shot at success, she reinvents herself as rapper RadhaMUSPrime. Now she must go on a quest to find her true voice.
The Trial of the Chicago 7
The documentary examines The Trial of the Chicago 7, intended to be a peaceful protest which turned into a violent clash with police and the National Guard. Organisers including Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, Bobby Seale and Tom Hayden were charged with conspiracy of inciting a riot, and it led to one
Armie Hammer (Call Me By Your Name) and Lily James (Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again) star as a newly wedded couple in this psychological thriller alongside Kristin Scott Thomas, who plays a sinister housekeeper intent on keeping the haunting legacy of Maxim de Winter’s deceased wife alive at all costs. It’s based on Daphne du Maurier’s 1938 gothic novel.
The Crown (Season 4)
The highly anticipated Netflix drama The Crown has finally got a release date to get excited about. Save the 15th November for a day of binge watching as we’re plunged into the end of the 1970s, where Queen Elizabeth (Olivia Colman) and her family must secure an appropriate bride for Prince Charles (Josh O’Connor). Meanwhile tensions arise between the Queen and Britain’s first female Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (Gillian Anderson) as she leads the country into the Falklands War. Charles begins his romance with a young Lady Diana Spencer(Emma Corrin), and everything about the Royals seems right from the outside, but behind the scenes the Royals become more and more divided each day.