5 new Netflix additions to get you through the Bank Holiday weekend
Weekend viewing sorted.
Feeling like you have watched all Netflix has to offer? Not to worry as JOE has compiled a list of the best new additions to the streaming service's catalogue.
Here are our five picks to get you through the long weekend.
Breaking Boundaries: The Science of Our Planet (Now on Netflix)
Narrated by David Attenborough, this documentary follows the scientific journey of world-renowned scientist Professor Johan Rockström. It tells the story of the most important scientific discovery of our time - that humanity has pushed Earth beyond the boundaries that have kept the planet stable for 10,000 years, since the dawn of civilisation.
The 75-minute film takes the audience on a journey of discovery of the nine planetary boundaries we must maintain, not just for the stability of our planet, but for the future of humanity. It offers up the solutions we can and must put in place now if we are to protect Earth’s life support system.
Sweet Tooth (Now on Netflix)
This new show, produced by Robert Downey Jr. and based on a DC comic series, takes place ten years after a mysterious virus wreaked havoc on the world and led to the mysterious emergence of hybrids - babies born part human, part animal. Unsure if hybrids are the cause or result of the virus, many humans fear and hunt them.
After a decade of living safely in his secluded forest home, a sheltered hybrid deer-boy named Gus (Christian Convery) unexpectedly befriends a wandering loner named Jepperd (Nonso Anozie). Together they set out on an adventure across what’s left of America in search of answers - about Gus' origins, Jepperd's past, and the true meaning of home.
On Becoming a God in Central Florida (Now on Netflix)
Set in a small Orlando-adjacent town in 1992, this dark comedy series stars Kirsten Dunst (Marie Antoinette, Spider-Man Trilogy). She plays Krystal, a minimum-wage water park employee who lies, schemes and cons her way up the ranks of Founders American Merchandise (FAM) - the cultish, flag-waving, multibillion-dollar pyramid scheme that drove her family to ruin in the first place.
Determined to make a better life for herself, Krystal dives deep into FAM, until her business begins to affect those closest to her.
Xtreme (Now on Netflix)
In this fast-paced and action-packed Spanish thriller film, a retired hitman - along with his sister and a troubled teen - takes revenge on his lethal stepbrother.
Human: The World Within (Now on Netflix)
Cutting-edge science and captivating personal stories collide in this illuminating docuseries about the incredible workings of the human body.