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16 of the best new shows and movies on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Sky/NOW TV in March

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The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway

The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway

Jason Bateman as Marty in Ozark (Jackson Davis/Netflix)

Jason Bateman as Marty in Ozark (Jackson Davis/Netflix)

Bateman as Marty (Tina Rowden/Netflix)

Bateman as Marty (Tina Rowden/Netflix)

Ozark

Ozark

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The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway

Comedy courtesy of Marc Maron, the return of Better Call Saul and Ozark, a new fashion series, true-crime documentary series, and a brand new fantasy series - March is strong for streaming...

Better Call Saul: Season 5, Netflix

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Heading for the darkside: Rhea Seehorn and Bob Odenkirk in  Better Call Saul

Heading for the darkside: Rhea Seehorn and Bob Odenkirk in Better Call Saul

Heading for the darkside: Rhea Seehorn and Bob Odenkirk in Better Call Saul


The first episode landed on Netflix on Monday and, as usual, you will have to wait a full week for each delicious new instalment. It has taken five seasons but Jimmy finally changes his name to Saul Goodman and embarks down that fateful path to the dark side. The move initially garners him a new batch of clients while the long-suffering Kim wrestles with a moral dilemma.

MARCH 6

Ugly Delicious: Season 2, Netflix

Chef David Chang returns for a second series of this hugely engaging foodie travel show which sees him travelling the world with an eclectic bunch of chefs, activists and artists. Among the guests this season are Aziz Ansari and Padma Lakshmi, Danny McBride and Bill Simmons.

MARCH 8

The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway, Sky Crime/NOW TV

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The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway

The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway

The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway


This new six part true crime series charts the disappearance of 18-year-old Natalee Holloway on a high school graduation trip to Aruba in 2005. Her body has never been found and this documentary series follows her father Dave and a private investigator as they tirelessly work to piece together the truth.

MARCH 10

Mrs Fletcher, Sky Comedy/NOW TV

A hit for HBO, Mrs Fletcher stars the wonderful Kathryn Hahn as the mother of a college freshman son, Brendan (Jackson White). As he heads off for this next chapter in his life both he and his mother embrace their newfound freedom in several ways - including via watching porn - with mixed results.


Marc Maron: End Times Fun, Netflix

A welcome new stand-up special from comedian Marc Maron who is best known as the man behind the WTF with Marc Maron podcast and, since 2017, a cast member of Netflix hit Glow. It comes a long seven years after his last Netflix special, Thinky Pain.

MARCH 11

Dirty Money: Season 2, Netflix

Alex Gibney's critically lauded documentary about corruption and scandal in the world of business returns for a second series, this time delving into Jared Kusher's property empire, the Wells Fargo banking scandal and Malaysia's 1MDB corruption case.

MARCH 12

Breeders, Sky One/NOW TV

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Martin Freeman in Breeders

Martin Freeman in Breeders

Martin Freeman in Breeders


Sky's new series about the trials and tribulations of parenting stars Martin Freeman as a dad of two who, alongside his wife Ally (Daisy Haggard), is struggling with the trials and tribulations of parenthood. The opening episode sees him battling frustration and anger as his kids 'refuse to go the f*** to sleep'. We've all been there.

MARCH 13

Lost Girls, Netflix

Inspired by real events, this Netflix flick charts Mari Gilbert's (Amy Ryan) quest to find her missing daughter Shannan who disappeared in a gated Long Island community, and the wave of unsolved murders of sex workers she uncovers in the process. From Oscar-nominated filmmaker Liz Garbus and also starring Gabriel Byrne.


The Lion King, Sky Cinema Premiere/NOW TV


Jon Favreau directs this visually stunning live action/CGI adaptation of the Disney classic with voices by Donald Glover, James Earl Jones, Beyonce, Billy Eichner, Seth Rogan and Chiwetel Ejiofor.


MARCH 16

Westworld season 3

Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul and Black Swan's Vincent Cassel join the cast for the highly-anticipated third series where they will join Dolores and Bernard outside of the park. The series will be aired in Ireland on the same day as the US and streams from March 16 on NOW TV..


MARCH 20

The Letter for the King, Netflix

Another month, another fantasy epic. Based on the 60s novel of the same name by Dutch author Tonke Dragt, the six-part series charts the journey of a teenage knight-in-training (Amir Wilson) as he strives to deliver a secret letter to the king before the world is plunged into darkness.


Feel Good

Mae Martin stars as herself, a Canadian comedian living in London, in this 'semi-autobiographical' tale which sees her navigating a new relationship while recovering from addiction and trying to get her career off the ground.


Blow the Man Down, Amazon Prime

Written and directed by Bridget Savage Cole and Danielle Krudy, this Amazon original stars Morgan Saylor and Sophie Lowe as sisters who are grieving the loss of their mother when they have a somewhat gruesome run in with a dangerous man. In an effort to hide their crime they're forced to tread deeper into the underbelly of the Maine fishing village in which they live. Also starring June Squibb and Margo Martindale.


MARCH 25

Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution, Netflix

Documentary revealing how Jened, a camp "for the handicapped" in the Catskills in the early 1970s, provided something of a Utopia for teenagers with disabilities at a time when their lives were marked by isolation, discrimination and institutionalisation. From Jened they moved to Berkley, California where they fought for their rights and ignited change. Executive produced by Barack and Michelle Obama.

MARCH 26

Unorthodox, Netflix

A new Netflix original four-part mini-series about a young woman (Shira Haas) who flees to Berlin from an arranged marriage in New York. It is inspired by Deborah Feldman's best-selling memoir and also stars Jeff Wilbusch and Amit Rahav. Directed by Maria Schrader.


MARCH 27

Ozark: Season 3, Netflix

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Ozark

Ozark

Ozark


Having landed two Emmys for its last run (Julia Garner won Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series while Jason Bateman earned Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series), Ozark is back for a third season of an expected five. Bateman directs the first two episodes which are expected to pick up where the second season left off - on Marty's big casino boat where he's laundering cash for the Mexican drug cartel.


Making The Cut, Amazon Prime

Fashion fans will rejoice as Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn reunite for a new series, which goes one further than Bravo's Project Runway by making limited editions of each week's winning design available to buy on the Amazon 'Making the Cut' store. The series will run for ten episodes (two new episodes will land each week) and will pit entrepreneurs and designers against each other ahead of the finale on April 24. The winner will receive $1m to invest in their brand (and a create a line available on, you've guessed it, Amazon). Among the judges will be Naomi Campbell, Nicole Richie, Joseph Altuzarra, Carine Roitfeld and Chiara Ferragni.


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