7. Like Father (Netflix Original)
New Netflix Original Film Like Father is a touching look at family relationships, abandonment issues and the idea of love, starring Kristen Bell, Seth Rogen and Kelsey Grammer. This comedy starts when a woman is left at the altar, and sees the father who abandoned her on the same day… and then ends up getting a little too drunk, and inviting him on her honeymoon cruise!
Arriving: August 3
6. Mr. Sunshine (Netflix Original)
This K-Drama is definitely something to appeal to those who love richly detailed historical and war drama (and don’t mind subtitles). Set in the very early 1900s, Mr. Sunshine follows a Korean American soldier as he travels between New York and his homeland, and blends drama and romance. It is also released once a week on Saturdays, so this is perfect for people who aren’t fans of bingeing.
Arriving: August 4
5. Insatiable (Netflix Original)
Insatiable has already started to cause controversy, thanks to a trailer that shows a chubby high school girl suddenly finding herself popular after losing weight when a punch to the face leaves her jaw wired shut. She decides to take ‘revenge on the people who bullied her and called her "Fatty Patty" by entering beauty pageants - and many people are outraged, saying that the show is fatphobic and promotes body shaming… but only time will tell if it handles the issue in an appropriate way, or if it will become another ‘problematic’ Netflix show.
Arriving: August 10
4. No Country For Old Men
The Cohen brothers scooped no less than four Oscars with this crime drama (based on the book of the same name) in 2007, starring Josh Brolin, Javier Bardem, and Tommy Lee Jones. No Country For Old Men careens through violence and mayhem after a war vet discovers two million dollars in cash… and decides to take it for himself.
Arriving: August 11
3. Disenchantment (Netflix Original)
Disenchantment is the latest in adult-oriented animated comedy, brought to you by Matt Groening, the creator of The Simpsons and Futurama (and fans will recognize his signature style from the get-go). This new series is set in a high fantasy realm, where a young woman refuses to get married and live happily ever after, and instead sets out to discover what really makes her happy (other than booze and violence, that is).
Arriving: August 17
2. To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before (Netflix Original)
This Netflix Original Film is sure to appeal to teens, but it may also tug the heartstrings of anyone remembering the intensity of their high school crushes. To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before begins when a quiet High School girl finds that her secret letters to her crushes have all been delivered to them - and she won’t be able to stay a wallflower for much longer!
Arriving: August 17
1. The Good Place Season 2
More Kristen Bell (so if you enjoy Like Father, why not spend the whole day watching her?) in this incredible comedy about terrible people in the afterlife, also starring Ted Danson, Jameela Jamil, Manny Jacinto, William Jackson Harper and D’arcy Carden. After the end of The Good Place season 1 saw the whole process start again, fans (who don’t have cable) can’t wait to see where the show goes next.
Arriving: August 28