Summer may be waning, however Netflix remains to be heating issues up with new titles.
In August, the streaming platform will get nostalgic with a remake of the 1999 teen flick “She’s All That.” Aughts “it girl” Paris Hilton causes a stir in the kitchen, cooking in couture. A battle for painter Bob Ross’ legacy performs out in a documentary, one in every of three that made our record of this month’s noteworthy titles. Others: “Pray Away,” which appears to be like at the penalties of homosexual“conversion therapy,” and “Untold,” which examines the lesser-known tales of sports activities icons and occasions.
Netflix additionally provides new, feel-good programming and thrillers. Here are 10 noteworthy sequence and options in chronological order:
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‘Pray Away’ (Aug. 3)
Ryan Murphy government produces this documentary, which interviews survivors and former leaders of the homosexual “conversion therapy” motion. The movie conveys how the follow damages the LGBTQ group.
‘Cooking with Paris’ (Aug. 4)
The subsequent time heiress/entrepreneur Paris Hilton utters her catchphrase “That’s hot,” she may be referring to a pre-heated oven. The “Simple Life” star makes an attempt to enhance her cooking expertise on this tongue-in-cheek cooking present that options her well-known associates, together with Kim Kardashian West and rapper Saweetie.
‘Untold’ (Aug. 10)
The creators of “Wild Wild Country” launch the first of a five-episode weekly sports activities docuseries Aug. 10, with further episodes to be launched weekly. The present provides a deep dive into a few of the sports activities world’sgreatest moments and figures, like the story of Olympic gold medalist Caitlyn Jenner or the psychological well being challenges of retired tennis star Mardy Fish.
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Graduating senior Elle Evans (Joey King) plans to maximise her last months earlier than school with the assist of a bucket record in the last installment of the movie trilogy. She additionally has to determine what the future holds for her relationships with boyfriend Noah Flynn (Jacob Elordi) and bestie Lee Flynn (Joel Courtney).
‘Beckett’ (Aug. 13)
John David Washington leads the motion movie as an American vacationer who finds his life is in danger following an accident that pulls him right into a political conspiracy. Alicia Vikander additionally stars.
‘The Chair’ (Aug. 20)
Sandra Oh stars on this new half-hour comedy from writer-producer Amanda Peet as Dr. Ji-Yoon Kim, the first feminine of shade to chair the fictional PembrokeUniversity’s struggling English division. The sequence additionally options Jay Duplass and Holland Taylor.
‘Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed’ (Aug. 25)
Artist Bob Ross, host of PBS’ “The Joy of Painting” in the ’80s and ’90s, soothed viewers whereas instructing them on find out how to create artistic endeavors. But not every little thing referring to Ross’ world is sunny. A struggle for his empire is uncovered on this documentary.
‘Clickbait’ (Aug. 25)
A household is rocked when a member of its clan, Nick Brewer (Adrian Grenier, “Entourage”), goes lacking and exhibits up in an immediately viral video, wherein Nick holds indicators that learn: “I abuse women. At 5 million views I die.” Nick’s sister Pia (Zoe Kazan) and his spouse Sophie (Betty Gabriel) uncover new sides of Nick’s life whereas making an attempt to rescue him on this thriller restricted sequence.
Alexa, play “Kiss Me” by Sixpence None the Richer. The plot of the 1999 rom-com starring Freddie Prinze Jr. and Rachael Leigh Cook is revisited, solely this time a preferred lady (singer and social media persona Addison Rae) tries to get an unpopular boy (Tanner Buchanan) topped promenade king.
‘Sparking Joy with Marie Kondo’ (Aug. 31)
“Sparking joy”organizer Marie Kondo brings her philosophy to the office, aiding three workplaces and staff on a mission to restructure elements of their lives. The new sequence additionally shines a line of Kondo’s house life along with her household.
Don’t miss these departing films
Leaving Aug. 30:
- “Casino Royale”
- “Quantum of Solace”
- “Stranger than Fiction”
Leaving Aug. 31
- “Angel Eyes”
- “The Big Lebowski”
- “The Departed”
- “The Girl Next Door”
- “Love Actually”
- “The Manchurian Candidate”
- “The Ring”
- “Road to Perdition”
- “The Social Network”
- “The Time Traveler’s Wife”