So you’ve booked a regular cleaner and your house is sparkling. What are you going to do with your free time? Get the family together, make some popcorn, fire up Netflix and relax! Here are some new additions for your queue.
Get into a summery mood with this excellent doco about the music, life, and legacy of reggae legend Bob Marley.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
After learning that his ex-girlfriend had an experimental medical procedure to purge all memories of him, a man decides to do the same with her. If you haven’t seen this surreal love story, do it already!
If new scientific discoveries get you excited you’ll love Particle Fever. this documentary following six brilliant scientists during the launch of the Large Hadron Collider. Their aim: to recreate conditions that existed just moments after the Big Bang and find the Higgs boson AKA the God Particle.
Margaret Cho: PsyCHO
If your day needs a bit of (adult) comic relief put on Margret Cho’s latest live comedy special that tackles terrorism, racism, female empowerment, and Cho’s sexuality. Provocative and hilarious.
For a nice combination of drama, comedy, sports and Brad Pitt at his charismatic, press play on Moneyball for the adults and older kids of the family.
If y0u haven’t already gotten on the Stranger Things bandwagon you’re missing out! Starring Winona Rider and crew of new child stars, it’s an eerie throwback to 1980s supernatural classics. A 12 year old boy goes missing and strange things start happening.
The brand new Netflix/Marvel collaboration has just been released! You might remember Luke Cage from the last Netflix/Marvel show – Jessica Jones. This time Luke’s got his own show. The bulletproof, super-strong man is wrongly accused of a crime and busts out of prison, only to fall into the superhero life he never wanted.
Be warned – this isn’t a cartoon to watch with the kids. It’s the funny, sad, bitter, and complicated world of Bojack Horseman, a washed-up 90s sitcom star with a drinking problem who happens to be a horse.
The Get Down
If you love hip hop you should definitely check out this Netflix original series about the birth of the genre in the Bronx in the late 70s. Created by Baz Luhrmann, the show mixes archival footage from the time with the newly filmed scenes, and obviously it has a killer soundtrack.