Last Tango in Halifax All three series of the BBC1 drama will also hit Netflix UK.
Call the Midwife Series six may have just ended on BBC1, but Netflix is catching up fast, with series five joining the first four seasons on the service.
Tuesday 4 April
Louis CK 2017 The stand-up and star of comedy Louis brings the first of two exclusive stand-up routines to Netflix, recorded live in Washington DC.
Terrace House: Aloha State: Part 2 This Japanese reality show has been slowly gaining a cult following since being released here on Netflix. It’s like a very chilled out, yet still slightly voyeuristic, version of Big Brother, where six young Japanese people are grouped together in a house… and that’s it. No voting off, no challenges, no heavy-handed reality ‘scripting’. You just watch them getting to know each other, and working out problems.
Wednesday 5 April
Ghostbusters 2 No, not the 2016 update, but the 1989 sequel, with original ‘busters Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson
Friday 7 April
The Get Down Part 2 Baz Luhrmann’s hugely ambitious (and expensive) musical story of the Bronx in the 70s completes its first season. This run will consist of five episodes, down from the first half’s six.
Doctor Foster BBC1’s brilliant marital thriller starring Suranne Jones and Bertie Carvel is now available to watch on Netflix. Time for a re-watch before series two?
Win It All New Girl’s Jake Johnson stars in this Original movie about a small time gambler who’s left a bag full of money by an acquaintance in jail. He loses the lot, then finds out the owner is getting out early – meaning he’s got to win it all back in double quick time…
Let Me In The American version of the eerie Swedish flick is an impressive effort, featuring Dylan Minette, now starring in 13 Reasons Why. Still seek out the original, though.
Magic MikeThere’s a lot more than banana hammocks and vigorous thrusting to Steven Soderbergh’s surprisingly sweet-natured tale of Florida male strippers.
Friday 14th April
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Last year it was Gilmore Girls. This year, Netflix is bringing back another dearly beloved cult show – but this is a very different resurrection. When plans were first announced for a revival, a Kickstarter campaign spearheaded by Joel Hodgson set the world record as the highest-funded video crowdfunding campaign in history. With $5.8 million of fans’ money to spend, these 14 new episodes were born.
The Neon DemonThis graphic psychological horror movie was one of the most trippy (and divisive) films of last year.
Wednesday 19th April
MatildaThe beloved 90s adaptation directed by Danny DeVito gets a new life on demand. Perhaps next we can get a version of Tim Minchin’s musical?
Friday 21 April
Hot Girls Wanted – Turned On This six-part documentary series explores the porn industry and how internet porn has changed our attitudes to sex and sexuality. Actor Rashida Jones reunites with Jill Bauer and Ronna Gradus to produce the series, following up the success of their original 2015 documentary
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