Latest Netflix programmes to binge-watch

Being stuck at home is difficult for most people. We all miss being free to do our favourite outdoor activities — walking, jogging, playing sports like basketball or badminton with our friends and family, but we have to comply with the COVID-19 measures so we would be able to do these activities without a mask on. We just have to be patient, this nightmare will be over soon! For now, we have to settle for what we can do inside our homes.

Spend time with your family this June before the COVID-19 measures are lifted. Netflix has a lot of newly released shows and movies perfect for bonding with your loved ones. Not sure which ones to watch? Don’t worry because we got you covered. Prepare yourself, this is going to be a long list of movies and series that you absolutely cannot miss!

First up, we have the must-watch, if you haven’t already.

Lupin

The adventures of Arsène Lupin, a world-famous gentleman thief and a master of disguise, retold. If you’re into exciting mysteries, then this show is for you! Follow Assane Diop as he seeks to avenge his father from the injustice of a wealthy family.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4.6/5

Mine

In a chaebol, lies and secrets masked by the gold-clad life, two daughters-in-law do everything they can to achieve their goal. You will surely fall if you stand in their way. The plot is definitely unique among Korean dramas, you wouldn’t know what to expect.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4.8/5

Sweet Tooth

A heartfelt story of a boy who’s half-human half-deer as he searches for a new beginning with a gruff protector on a dangerous adventure across a post-apocalyptic world. Sweet Tooth is based on an American comic book series of the same title written and drawn by Canadian Jeff Lemire, published by DC Comics’ Vertigo imprint.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4.8/5

Indulge in the world of fantasy and adventure with these animated series and movies!

Trese

Supernatural forces and Filipino folklore set in modern Manila. Watch Alexandra Trese as she tries to keep the peace in the criminal world influenced by supernatural forces. Based on the Filipino comic series “Trese” written by Budjette Tan and illustrated by Kajo Baldisimo.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4.6/5

Wish Dragon

Separated when they were kids, teenager Din wants to reconnect with his childhood best friend. What if he found a teacup and is promised to be granted three wishes? Well, Long the wish-granting dragon shows him the magic of possibilities.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4.7/5

Jujutsu Kaisen

While trying to save his friends from a curse, Itadori Yuuji consumes something far worse. Surprisingly, he’s able to keep the deadly curse under control. With his days numbered, he decided to search for the other 19 fingers of Sukuna so it could die with him.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4.8/5

Business. Money. Management. Learn from these series and documentaries while you sit back and relax.

Itaewon Class

After being convicted by a powerful opponent, Park Sae-Ro-Yi and his friends try to build their street bar from the ground up. However, the CEO of a big corporation will do anything to stop them. This series is based on the webtoon of the same name written by Jo Kwang Jin. Fun fact: he’s also the scriptwriter for the K-drama adaptation!

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4.8/5

Money Explained

Learn about getting rich quick schemes, different kinds of scams, cryptocurrency, basically anything related to money. It’s important to know about money, especially in business, and its many minefields.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ 3.5/5

The Minimalist: Less is Now

Perceive the minimalist lifestyle as longtime friends Joshua Field Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus lead this movement. The Minimalists: Less is Now isn’t judging you for your stuff. Instead, this documentary reflects on the cycles we’ve fallen into, the reasons behind our addictions, and how living with less may lead to a much, much richer existence.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ 3.4/5

Explore new challenges with the characters of these shows and movies.

Vincenzo

Song Joong-ki will surely make you want to watch more! He plays the lead character, Vincenzo Cassano, a Korean-Italian mafia lawyer. While visiting his homeland, he is on a mission to give an unrivalled conglomerate a taste of its own medicine with a side of justice.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4.9/5

Fatherhood

As Matt tries to cope with the unexpected death of his wife who died after their daughter was born, he tries to learn how to raise his baby girl. A lot of people, especially his mother-in-law, questions him being a single dad.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4.5/5

Skater Girl

Young teen Prerna from a rural village in India discovers her passion for skateboarding. However, her father’s plans for her are completely different. It’s a rough road ahead but she is determined to make her dream come true.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4.6/5

Relax with your family, or be on the edge of your seats with these awesome films perfect for the weekend.

Peninsula

Did the Train to Busan leave you wanting to watch more? Say less because Peninsula is now available on Netflix. The story follows Jung Seok, a former soldier, and his teammates go on a mission to fight zombies. But what they encounter will shock you.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ 3.7/5

Awake

An unexplainable phenomenon wipes out humanity’s ability to sleep and all electronic functions, causing society to spiral into chaos. Jill, a troubled ex-soldier and mom, faces challenges trying to save her family, while others are trying to find a cure.

Rating: ⭐⭐ 2.3/5

Ma

Full of thriller and suspense, this movie will surely get you on the edge of your seats. Middle-aged woman Sue Ann agrees to buy booze and allow some teenagers to party in her basement. She may seem nice, but you never really know people. This group of teens soon discover her true nature.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ 3.4/5

That’s it for our list!

You can also check out the new season of Kim’s Convenience, now available on Netflix.

What happens if the devil decides to take a vacation? You can watch the complete series of Lucifer on Netflix.

For those interested in a glimpse of the “startup world” in highly dramatic scenarios:

Seen “Start-Up” on Netflix yet?

And of course the story of Nasty Gal. You can check out “Girlboss” on Netflix.

Which one from our list will you be binge-watching this week? Let us know in the comments below. Remember to stay safe and follow COVID-19 measures!

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