Saturday 20 January 2018

Time to clear that schedule - here’s what’s new to Netflix Ireland in June

Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

Okja, which premiered at Cannes and stars Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Paul Dano, is among the titles landing on Netflix in June. Also Better Call Saul Season 3 continues to land weekly, and OITNB is back for season 5, while new series El Chap and Glow arrive too.

Here's the full list of everything that's new and when it arrives:

 

MOVIES

JOHN Q

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Denzel Washington stars in Nick Cassavetes' 2002 crime drama as a guy who takes a hospital emergency room hostage when his insurance won't cover his son's heart transplant.

01/06/17

 

WHILE WE'RE YOUNG

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Just kidding: Naomi Watts in 'While We're Young' plays a married woman whose childlessness is giving her pause for thought

Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts star as a middle aged married couple who spark up a friendship with hipster twenty-somethings played by Adam Driver and Amanda Seyfried.  Directed by Noah Baumbach.

01/06/17

 

THE FORGER

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John Travolta, Christopher Plummer, and Tye Sheridan star in this crime drama about three generations of men who forge a painting my Monet and steal the original.

01/06/17

 

TERMINATOR GENISYS

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The latest addition to the franchise was panned, but here's 7 reasons to watch Terminator Genisys - despite the negative reviews

02/06/17

 

ELYSIUM

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Neill BLomkamp's big budget follow up to District 9 may not be as brilliant as that film but it boasts Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, and some stunning special effects.

07/06/17

 

SEVEN YEARS IN TIBET

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It's 20 years old this year.  Brad Pitt plays Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountain climber who befriended the Dalai Lama at the time of China's take over of Tibet.

07/06/17

 

SIDE EFFECTS

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Steven Soderbergh's clever thriller follows a New York couple whose world falls apart when the woman's psychiatrist prescribes a drug with unexpected side effects.  Starring Jude Law, Channing Tatum, and Rooney Mara.

08/06/17

 

SCHINDLER'S LIST

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Steven Spielberg's Oscar-winning film is a tough watch but, like all his films, it balances the horror of the Holocaust with a deeply compelling human story.  Liam Neeson stars as Oscar Schindler, a German businessman in Poland who saves the lives of thousands of Jews.

22/06/17

 

ROMANCES

TWO NIGHT STAND

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It's the stuff of nightmares.  New Yorkers Megan (Analeigh Tipton) and Alec (Miles Teller) are forced to get to know each other after their one night stand when a blizzard traps them in his cramped apartment.

01/06/17

 

SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN

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Salmon Fishing in Yemen

Charming romantic drama starring Ewan McGregor as Britain's leading fisheries expert tasked with introducing fly fishing to the desert, with the help of a consultant in the form of Emily Blunt.

01/06/17

 

HELLO, MY NAME IS DORIS

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Sally Field is wonderful as a woman who falls for a younger guy and mines the internet for info on the object of her affections with the help of her friend's 13 year old granddaughter.

06/06/17

 

THE AGE OF ADALINE

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Blake Lively plays a young woman who stops ageing after a car accident and is forced to confront her reality when she meets and falls for a young man.

11/06/17

 

DEAR JOHN

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A rather limp romance about a soldier who falls for a conservative college student while he's at home on leave.  Directed by Lasse Hallstrom based on a Nicholas Sparks novel it's no The Notebook but Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried do their best with the material.

15/06/17

 

MR. DEEDS

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Mr Deeds

Not one of Adam Sandler's best offerings and that's saying something.  It's a reinterpretation of one of Frank Capra's best loved stories and also stars Winona Ryder.

14/06/17

 

DOCUMENTARIES

BURLESQUE: HEART OF THE GLITTER TRIBE

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Takes a step behind the glitter and sequins to talk to 12 performers back stage who provide an insight into the art and their lives.

01/06/17

 

HOW TO STAGE A COUP

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01/06/17

 

GRINGO: THE DANGEROUS LIFE OF JOHN MCAFEE

Documentary about the bizarre and scandalous life of tech millionaire John McAfee - famed inventor of anti-virus software - who goes off the grid to live in Belize, building a compound and harem and becoming a drug lord.

01/06/17

 

DISTURBING THE PEACE

07/06/17

 

BBC TV SERIES

LUTHER

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Season 4

22/06/17

 

CALL THE MIDWIFE: 2015 HOLIDAY SPECIAL

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25/06/17

 

FASHION, DANCE and ART

THE FIRST MONDAY IN MAY

A documentary following The Metropolitan Museum of Art's most popular fashion exhibition in history, China: Through the Looking Glass in which Costume Institute curator Andrew Bolton explored Chinese-inspired Western fashions.  Spot Anna Wintour and John Galliano.

01/06/17

 

SAVING BANKSY

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The story of one misguided art collector's attempts to save a Banksy painting from destruction and the auction block. Featuring some of the world's top street artists, this film poses the question "What would you do if you owned a million dollar painting that the artist doesn't want sold?"

02/06/17

 

MR. GAGA: A TRUE STORY OF LOVE AND DANCE

15/06/17

 

COMEDIES

GABRIEL IGLESIAS PRESENTS RICK GUTIERREZ: I'M NOT MAD, I'M JUST A PARENT

 

06/06/17

 

RV

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Robin Williams plays a man who takes his dysfunctional family on a road trip to the Colorado Rockies.

21/06/17

 

A TOUCH OF SPICE

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A charming tale of a young Greek boy who uses his cooking skills to spice up the lives of those around him.

22/06/17

 

CHEF

Charming and funny, Chef stars Jon Favreau as a LA chef who quits his job at a top restaurant and teams up with his ex wife (Sofia Vergara) and his friend (John Leguizamo) to take a food truck on the road.

30/06/17

 

CRIME

AUSTIN POWERS IN GOLDMEMBER

It's 15 years old this year.  Mike Meyers plays the British spy in the third instalment in the franchise, which also features Beyonce.  Would she do it today?  Probably not.

01/06/17

 

WAR ON EVERYONE

John Michael McDonagh's crime comedy stars ALexander Skarsgard, Theo James, Tessa Thompson and Michael Pena.

01/06/17

 

THE CAPTIVE

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Ryan Reynolds plays a father whose daughter goes missing from their truck while he's in a shop.  Her disappearance ruins his relationship with his wife who is haunted by mementos of her daughter that appear mysteriously at her home.  When image sof the girl appear online it's a chance for him to find her and fix his broken life.

01/06/17

 

KARDASHIAN: THE MAN WHO SAVED OJ SIMPSON

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01/06/17

 

BLUE VELVET

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David Lynch's 1986 classic mystery thriller starring Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper, and Isabella Rossellini.  Perfect to get you in the mood for the new Twin Peaks.

01/06/17

 

 

ORIGINAL SERIES

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK

Dip back into the universe with this mini featurette:

Season 5

09/06/17

 

GLOW

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GLOW

GLOW tells the fictional story of Ruth Wilder (Brie), an out-of-work, struggling actress in 1980s Los Angeles who finds one last chance for stardom when she’s thrust into the glitter and spandex world of women's wrestling.

Season 1

23/06/17

 

FLAKED

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Flaked

Season 2

02/06/17

 

ORPHAN BLACK

Season 5

11/06/17

 

YOU ME HER

Season 2

Grad student Izzy is moving in with Jack and Emma and this season is all about the realities of combining their three lives.  And it looks like this part could be even tougher than standing up to the outside world

15/06/17

 

THE RANCH

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The Ranch

Part 3

he Ranch: Part 3 will pick up where we left off at the end of last year. Colt is forced to face the new reality of his complicated love triangle with Abby and Heather; Rooster settles into relationship life with Mary after bitterly moving off the ranch; and Maggie and Beau navigate life as divorced friends.

16/06/17

 

EL CHAPO

Season 1

Starring Marco del la O as drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman it's lined up for three cycles charting his life from 1985 when he was a low level member of Guadalajara Cartel to his rise to power and his ultimate downfall.

16/06/17

 

GYPSY

Season 1

Directed by Fifty Shades of Grey director Sam Taylor Johnson this ten-part psychological thriller stars Naomi Watts as a Manhattan therapist with a seemingly picturesque life who begins to develop intimate and illicit relationships with the people in her patients' lives. As the borders of Jean's professional life and personal fantasies become blurred, she descends into a world where the forces of desire and reality are disastrously at odds.

30/06/17

 

NETFLIX ORIGINAL FILMS

LUCID DREAM

After searching for his abducted son for three years, a devastated father attempts to track down his missing child through lucid dreams.

02/06/17

 

SHIMMER LAKE

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Unfolding in reverse time like Memento, this darkly comic crime thriller follows a local sheriff hunting three bank robbery suspects, one of whom is his brother.

09/06/17

 

YOU GET ME

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Taylor John Smith, Halston Sage and Bella Thorne star in this film about a girl who has a one night stand and becomes obsessed with the object of her affections, so much so that she transfers to his high school in an attempt to keep their 'romance' alive.

23/06/17

 

OKJA

Directed by Boon Joon Ho, Okja is having its premiere at Cannes.  It stars Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano, Byun Heebong, Steven Yeun, Lily Collins, Giancarlo Esposito, Jake Gyllenhaal and An Seo Hyun as Milja.

Mija has been caretaker and constant companion to Okja—a massive animal and an even bigger friend—at her home in the mountains of South Korea for ten years. But that changes when a family-owned multinational conglomerate Mirando Corporation takes Okja for themselves and transports her to New York, where image obsessed and self-promoting CEO Lucy Mirando (Tilda Swinton) has big plans for Mija’s dearest friend.

With no particular plan but single-minded in intent, Mija sets out on a rescue mission, but her already daunting journey quickly becomes more complicated when she crosses paths with disparate groups of capitalists, demonstrators and consumers, each battling to control the fate of Okja…while all Mija wants to do is bring her friend home.

28/06/17

 

NETFLIX ORIGINAL COMEDY

OH, HELLO ON BROADWAY

Small screen version of the popular Broadway comedy show.

13/06/17

 

MARCO LUQUE: TAMO JUNTO

15/06/17

 

RORY SCOVEL TRIES STAND-UP FOR THE FIRST TIME

20/06/17

 

CHRIS D'ELIA: MAN ON FIRE

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27/06/17

 

NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARIES

COUNTERPUNCH

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As the popularity of boxing wanes, three fighters at different stages of their careers make sacrifices to pursue their dreams of becoming champsion.s

16/06/17

 

NOBODY SPEAK: TRIALS OF THE FREE PRESS

Hulk Hogan's court case against Gawker Media turns into an examination of how the wealthy can thwart freedom of the press to silence their critics.

23/06/17

 

NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES FOR KIDS

LITTLE WITCH ACADEMIA

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Season 1

30/06/17

 

WORLD OF WINX

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Season 2

16/06/17

 

FREE REIN

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Season 1

23/06/17

 

WEEKLY EPISODES

BETTER CALL SAUL

Season 3 follows the twists and turns of Jimmy McGill's devolution into Breaking Bad’s Saul Goodman – Albuquerque’s most notorious criminal lawyer. Six years before he meets Walter White, Jimmy is a more or less law-abiding small-time attorney hustling to champion his underdog clients, build his practice and somehow make a name for himself. 

06/06/17 and 13/06/17

 

SHADOWHUNTERS: THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS

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Season 2B

New episodes every Tuesday

 

POWER

Season 4

Weekly episodes starting 26/06/17

 

REIGN

Season 4

New episodes every Saturda

 

RUPAUL'S DRAGRACE

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Season 9

New episodes every Saturday

 

PRETTY LITTLE LIARS

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Season 7 Part B

New episodes every Wednesday

 

FOOD DOCUMENTARIES

THEATER OF LIFE

01/06/17

 

WHAT THE HEALTH

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16/06/17

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