Here’s What’s About To Hit NetflixBy: Chris Crum - June 6, 2014
As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change.
Today’s the day that Netflix has finally debuted the second season of Orange is the New Black. That’s the biggest addition this week, but there are also some other notable titles. Here’s the list.
Available on 06/06:
Blood Brother (2013)
After traveling to India, American tourist Rocky Braat wound up finding new purpose in life helping children with HIV and AIDS. This inspiring film documents the challenges he faces and the love he finds as he creates a meaningful life.
Girl Most Likely (2012)
Kristen Wiig, Annette Bening, Matt Dillon, Darren Criss, Christopher Fitzgerald, June Diane Raphael
After staging an unsuccessful suicide to get her boyfriend’s attention, a struggling playwright moves back home to live with her mother, her mother’s boyfriend and a handsome lodger who sings with a Backstreet Boys cover band.
Luther: Season 3 (2011)
In this innovative police drama, dedicated detective John Luther is trying to keep from losing a grip on his personal life as he contends with the psychological factors underyling the crimes he’s been assigned to solve.
Orange Is the New Black: Season 2 (2014)
From the creator of “Weeds” comes a heartbreaking and hilarious new series set in a women’s prison. Piper trades her comfortable life for an orange jumpsuit and finds unexpected conflict and camaraderie amidst an eccentric group of inmates.
Available on 06/07:
The Art of the Steal (2013)
Jay Baruchel, Matt Dillon, Kurt Russell, Terence Stamp, Katheryn Winnick, Chris Diamantopoulos
This heist comedy stars Kurt Russell as Crunch Calhoun, a daredevil motorcyclist and mostly reformed con artist who signs on for one last job: helping his brother Nicky steal a priceless antique book.
Available on 06/09:
4:44: Last Day on Earth (2011)
Willem Dafoe, Shanyn Leigh, Natasha Lyonne, Paul Hipp, Anita Pallenberg, Dierdra McDowell, Paz de la Huerta, Pat Kiernan, Triana Jackson
After learning that the world will end the following day at 4:44 a.m., a New York City couple lives out their final hours with mixed emotions. They also try to say goodbye to loved ones, which results in some eleventh-hour issues.
Available on 06/10:
Bonnie & Clyde (2013)
Emile Hirsch, Holliday Grainger, Holly Hunter, William Hurt, Sarah Hyland, Elizabeth Reaser
Clyde Barrow, a charismatic convicted armed robber, sweeps Bonnie Parker, an impressionable small-town waitress, off her feet, and the two embark on one of the most infamous bank-robbing sprees in history.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Season 4
Journey to the enchanted land of Equestria, where young unicorn Twilight Sparkle and her friends Applejack, Rarity, Fluttershy, Rainbow Dash and Pinkie Pie have exciting adventures while learning valuable lessons about friendship.
One Direction: Clevver’s Ultimate Fan Guide (2013)
Joslyn Davis, Dana Ward, Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan
Released under the Clevver Media brand, One Direction: Clevver’s Ultimate Fan Guide provides a personal and professional look at the members. This documentary offers insight into who the members are as individuals and artists.
Pretty Little Liars: Season 4 (2013)
Rudderless without their missing leader, four formerly tight high school friends band together when a blackmailer threatens to spill their dirt.
Available on 6.13:
This is Not a Ball (2013)
This is Not a Ball is a documentary that follows the creative process of acclaimed Brazilian artist Vik Muniz in the months leading up to the 2014 World Cup as he plans and creates a major new artwork made of 10,000 soccer balls. The documentary follows Muniz as he explores the global passion for soccer and the game’s central object, the ball. In his journey, Muniz interacts with some of the most playful minds in science, like astrophysicist Neil deGrass Tyson and some of the most extraordinary soccer players in the world, like the the Sierra Leone Amputee Soccer League. Along the way, Muniz also meets ordinary people who share their stories about why they love the ball. He talks to children in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, social activists who use soccer to promote social change and Pakistani soccer ball stitchers. Each of their narratives help shape the artwork that Muniz creates: two large-scale images made with 10,000 balls at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City and at Favela Vidigal in Rio de Janeiro.
World War Z (2013)
Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, James Badge Dale, Ludi Boeken, Matthew Fox, Fana Mokoena, David Morse
A U.N. employee races against time and fate as he travels the world trying to stop the spread of a deadly zombie pandemic. As the undead hordes gain strength across the globe, governments topple and Earth stands on the brink of total social collapse.
Available on 06/14
Toddlers & Tiaras: Season 7 (2012)
“Cringe-worthy” or “bizarre” could describe this behind-the-scenes look at children’s pageants, where passionate stage parents push their kids to win.
Netflix makes a special point to note that it has Ghostbusters available as well, as the film just turned 30.
See more recently added titles here.
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