New & note-worthy additions to Netflix over the last week 29/8 – 4/96 min read

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Do you want to know whats new on Netflix? Check back here weekly for the latest note-worthy additions to Netflix. Today’s post is covering additions between the 29th of August to the 4th of September. Please note that this is not a full, comprehensive list and merely a list of the most interesting. For reviews, more new on Netflix lists or articles suggesting new and interesting Netflix shows, click here.

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New on Netflix on the 2nd September

Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

In this goofy send-up of the gritty urban movies of the early 1990s, Ashtray moves to South Central L.A. and falls in with his gang-banging cousin.

Certificate: 15

Year: 1996

Duration: 1hr 28m

Director: Paris Barclay

Cast: Marlon Wayans, Suli McCullough, Chris Spencer, Shawn Wayans, Paris Barclay, Tracey Cherelle Jones, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Helen Martin, Lahmard J. Tate, Darrel Heath, Isaiah Barnes

Toast of London

After a divorce and fatal career move, a classically trained British stage actor navigates single life with his odd roommate and takes on horrid jobs.

Certificate: 15

Year: 2015

Duration: 3 Seasons

Episode Length: 21min

Director: Michael Cumming

Cast: Robert Bathurst, Doon Mackichan, Matt Berry, Arthur Mathews, Shazad Latif, Michael Cumming, Tim Downie, Tracy Ann Oberman, Harry Peacock

New on Netflix on the 1st September

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Invited to perform at a remote Australian casino, two drag queens and transgender Bernadette hit the road in a rickety lavender bus named Priscilla.

Certificate: 15

Year: 1994

Duration: 1hr 43m

Director: Stephan Elliott

Cast: Stephan Elliott, Bill Hunter, Guy Pearce, Hugo Weaving, Terence Stamp, Rebel Penfold-Russell, John Casey, June Marie Bennett, Murray Davies, Frank Cornelius, Bob Boyce, Leighton Picken, Maria Kmet, Joseph Kmet, Alan Dargin, Julia Cortez

Bleed for This

After a devastating injury derails his career, scrappy world champion boxer Vinny Pazienza determines to make an against-all-odds comeback.

Certificate: 15

Year: 2016

Duration: 1hr 56m

Director: Ben Younger

Cast: Ciarán Hinds, Ted Levine, Aaron Eckhart, Ben Younger, Katey Sagal, Miles Teller, Daniel Sauli, Amanda Clayton, Jordan Gelber

A fugitive on the run and his drug-addicted hostage turn to an inspirational, faith-based book that shows them a way out of their hopeless situation.

Certificate: 12

Year: 2015

Duration: 1hr 37m

Director: Jerry Jameson

Cast: Jerry Jameson, Mimi Rogers, Leonor Varela, Kate Mara, Jessica Oyelowo, David Oyelowo, Michael Kenneth Williams, Elle Graham, Claudia Church, Gina Stewart


A host of contemporary dancers, musicians and actors shine in this updated take on the musical about a New York City performing arts high school.

Certificate: 12

Year: 2009

Duration: 1hr 57m

Director: Kevin Tancharoen

Cast: Debbie Allen, Kelsey Grammer, Megan Mullally, Kay Panabaker, Charles S. Dutton, Kevin Tancharoen, Bebe Neuwirth, James Read, Walter Perez, Anna Maria Perez de Tagle, Naturi Naughton, Asher Monroe


Season 3 added

Long before he was commissioner, rookie cop James Gordon takes on Gotham City crime and corruption to avenge the murder of Bruce Wayne’s parents.

Certificate: 15

Year: 2017

Duration: 3 Seasons

Episode Length: 49min

Cast: Donal Logue, Sean Pertwee, Jada Pinkett Smith, Ben McKenzie, Bruno Heller, David Mazouz, John Doman, Robin Lord Taylor, Erin Richards, Cory Michael Smith, Camren Bicondova, Victoria Cartagena, Andrew Stewart-Jones, Zabryna Guevara


At a crossroads in his life, Roger house-sits for his brother and forges an unlikely bond with his sibling’s assistant, Florence.

Certificate: 15

Year: 2010

Duration: 1hr 47m

Director: Noah Baumbach

Cast: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Noah Baumbach, Rhys Ifans, Ben Stiller, Brie Larson, Greta Gerwig, Susan Traylor, Chris Messina, Merritt Wever, Mark Duplass, Juno Temple, Koby Rouviere

Kill Bill: Vol. 1

An assassin is shot by her ruthless employer, Bill, and other members of their assassination circle. But she lives — and plots her vengeance.

Certificate: 18

Year: 2003

Duration: 1hr 50m

Director: Quentin Tarantino

Cast: David Carradine, Daryl Hannah, Uma Thurman, Vivica A. Fox, Quentin Tarantino, Lucy Liu, Sonny Chiba, Michael Madsen, Gordon Liu, Julie Dreyfus, Chiaki Kuriyama, Chia-Hui Liu, Shinichi Chiba

Kill Bill: Vol. 2

The Bride has three left on her rampage list: Budd, Elle Driver and Bill himself. But when she arrives at Bill’s house, she’s in for a surprise.

Certificate: 18

Year: 2004

Duration: 2hr 17m

Director: Quentin Tarantino

Cast: David Carradine, Daryl Hannah, Michael Madsen, Uma Thurman, Quentin Tarantino, Gordon Liu, Michael Parks, Perla Haney-Jardine, Claire Smithies, Clark Middleton, Helen Kim, Ambrosia Kelley, James Parks, Chia-Hui Liu

Little Evil

In this horror-comedy, a recently married man who wants to bond with his stepson begins to fear that the boy is a demon.

Certificate: G

Year: 2017

Duration: 1hr 34m

Director: Eli Craig

Cast: Adam Scott, Evangeline Lilly, Chris D’Elia, Bridget Everett, Owen Atlas, Eli Craig, Clancy Brown, Sally Field, Tyler Labine, Carla Gallo, Donald Faison, Brad Williams, Kyle Bornheimer

Men in Black

A streetwise cop is enlisted to work with a veteran government agent on a team that monitors space aliens living on Earth, unbeknownst to the public.

Certificate: PG

Year: 1997

Duration: 1hr 37m

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld

Cast: Vincent D’Onofrio, Linda Fiorentino, Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Barry Sonnenfeld, Rip Torn, Tony Shalhoub, Jon Gries, Mike Nussbaum, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Sergio Calderón,


Season 3 added

Certificate: 15

Year: 2017

Duration: 3 Seasons

Episode Length: 57min

Cast: Damián Alcázar, Wagner Moura, Paulina Gaitán, Pedro Pascal, Boyd Holbrook, Carlo Bernard, Chris Brancato, Doug Miro, Brett Cullen, Maurice Compte, Bruno Bichir, Florencia Lozano, Raúl Méndez, Cristina Umaña, Martina García, Manolo Cardona, Eric Lange, Julián Díaz, Germán Jaramillo, Diego Cataño, Jorge Monterrosa, Juan Pablo Raba, Alberto Ammann, Juan Pablo Shuk, Francisco Denis, Stephanie Sigman, Paulina García, Federico Rivera, Juan Sebastián Calero, Alejandro Buitrago, Joanna Christie, Leynar Gomez, Konstantin Melikhov, Mauricio Cujar, Paulina Gaitan, Ana de la Reguera, Andre Mattos, Roberto Urbina, Raul Mendez, Diego Catano, Jorge A. Jimenez, Danielle Kennedy

The Squid and the Whale

This insightful drama looks at the crumbling marriage between a self-centered novelist — whose career is waning — and his up-and-coming writer wife.

Certificate: 15

Year: 2005

Duration: 1hr 21m

Director: Noah Baumbach

Cast: William Baldwin, Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Noah Baumbach, Jesse Eisenberg, Owen Kline, Anna Paquin, Ken Leung, Halley Feiffer, Adam Rose, David Benger

The Walk

This is the true story of Philippe Petit, who made a death-defying, unsanctioned high-wire walk atop and between the Twin Towers in 1974.

Certificate: PG

Year: 2015

Duration: 2hr 3m

Director: Robert Zemeckis

Cast: Ben Kingsley, Robert Zemeckis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Clément Sibony, James Badge Dale, Charlotte Le Bon, Mark Camacho, Steve Valentine, Ben Schwartz, Benedict Samuel, César Domboy, Cesar Domboy, Clement Sibony, Guillaume Baillargeon, Emilie Leclerc, Mark Trafford

New on Netflix on the 31st August

The Other Boleyn Girl

Ambitious Boleyn sisters Anne and Mary compete for the heart of powerful but intemperate King Henry VIII in this opulent historical drama.

Certificate: 12

Year: 2008

Duration: 1hr 55m

Director: Justin Chadwick

Cast: Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Eric Bana, Mark Rylance, Jim Sturgess, Justin Chadwick, David Morrissey, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ana Torrent, Juno Temple, Oliver Coleman, Benedict Cumberbatch, Eddie Redmayne, Michael Smiley, Montserrat Roig de Puig, Tom Cox

New on Netflix on the 30th August

Boyz n the Hood

A South Central Los Angeles high schooler struggles to please his father and to stay straight in a community polluted by drugs, violence and racism.

Certificate: 15

Year: 1991

Duration: 1hr 52m

Director: John Singleton

Cast: Hudhail Al-Amir, Lloyd Avery II, Mia Bell, Angela Bassett, Ice Cube, Whitman Mayo, Nia Long, Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne, Meta King, Tyra Ferrell, Morris Chestnut

Fantastic Four

A team of scientists accidentally enhanced with superhuman abilities must use their powers to battle a megalomaniac supervillain threatening Earth.

Certificate: PG

Year: 2015

Duration: 1hr 39m

Director: Josh Trank

Cast: Jamie Bell, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, Toby Kebbell, Miles Teller, Josh Trank, Tim Blake Nelson, Reg E. Cathey, Tim Heidecker

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