If you want to know what to watch this weekend then we’re here to give you the lowdown on this week’s biggest and best additions on Netflix USA. Here we will give you our top picks as well as a full list of everything added to the streaming service in the last week. So here are our top picks from this week’s additions on Netflix USA:
The top film addition this week is A Private War – a biopic about war correspondent Marie Colvin who risks it all to bring back the truth from the frontlines, despite the toll it takes on her own life. Skater Girl sees a teen in rural India discover a life-changing passion for skateboarding, but she faces a rough road as she follows her dream to compete. In Awake after a global event wipes out humanity’s ability to sleep, a troubled ex-soldier fights to save her family as society and her mind spiral into chaos. Confusion Na Wa sees a misplaced cell phone’s incriminating content become a prime blackmail opportunity for a pair of petty thieves who soon regret their greedy scheme. In the Spanish film Tragic Jungle a woman flees into the depths of the Mayan jungle, to escape an arranged marriage, where untamed nature merges the human and the supernatural. Vampire Academy is based on a series of books and follows the life of a half-human, half-vampire teen as she prepares for class and her destiny as the protector of mortal vampires against their vicious immortal counterparts.
For TV this week we have Fresh, Fried & Crispy which sees Daym Drops drop in on America’s smokin’ hot spots for the best, freshest takes on fried food. In the weekly stand up comedy series Locombianos four of Colombia’s funniest and bluest comedians perform before a post-quarantine audience hungry for their stories. In the Sci-Fi drama Manifest a commercial airliner suddenly reappears after being missing for five years. As those aboard reintegrate into society, they experience guiding voices and visions of events yet to occur, and soon a deeper mystery unfolds. In the Columbian comedy Newly Rich, Newly Poor Brian and Andrés are separated at birth with different families. Andrés grows up in a rich family as a pedantic man. Brian grows up in a poor family as a carefree man. As adults, they are taken to their respective families, changing their lives. Anime Trese is set in Manila where the mythical creatures of Philippine folklore live in hiding amongst humans, Alexandra Trese finds herself going head to head with a criminal underworld comprised of malevolent supernatural beings. Also added this week were part 2 of the French Original series Lupin and L.A.’s Finest season 2.
A popular documentary added this week is Kitty Love: An Homage to Cats where famous feline Abatutu presents a charming celebration of cats, showcasing their finest and friskiest moments with a collection of home videos. Trese After Dark sees stars and creators gather to discuss “Trese,” from its Filipino folklore inspirations to the comic’s beginnings and its journey to an anime series.
And finally for families and younger viewers we have the animated film Wish Dragon where a teenager tries to reconnect with his childhood best friend when he meets a wish-granting dragon who shows him the magic of possibilities. Numberblocks helps children learning numbers and how to count with colourful personified blocks, each with their own quirks.
Don’t forget to look at the most popular additions this week and for all the Netflix Originals being added in the upcoming week you can read our separate post.
Read on for the full list of this week’s additions:
14 New Films Streaming on Netflix USA:
A Haunted House 2 (2014) – Streaming Again
A Private War (2018)
Awake (2021) (Netflix Film)
Blind Intersections (2012) – Arabic
Camellia Sisters [Gái Già Lam Chiêu 5] (2021) – Vietnamese
Confusion Na Wa (2013) – Streaming Again
Copenhagen (2014) – Streaming Again
Sarbath (2021) – Tamil
Skater Girl (2021) (Netflix Film)
Small Chops (2020)
Tragic Jungle [Selva Trágica] (2021) (Netflix Film) – Spanish
Until Midnight (2019) – Arabic
Vampire Academy (2014) – Streaming Again
Wish Dragon (2021) (Netflix Film)
2 New Documentaries Streaming on Netflix USA:
Kitty Love: An Homage to Cats (2021) (Netflix Original) – Dutch
Trese After Dark (2021) (Netflix Original)
7 New TV Series Streaming on Netflix USA:
Fresh, Fried & Crispy (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added]
L.A.’s Finest (2021) [New Episodes] [Season 2 Added]
Locombianos (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added – New episode weekly] – Spanish
Lupin (2021) (Netflix Original) [New Episodes] [Part 2 Added] – French
Manifest (2020) [Season 1-2 Added]
Newly Rich, Newly Poor [Nuevo rico, nuevo pobre] (2007) [Season 1 Added] – Spanish
Trese (2021) (Netflix Original) [Season 1 Added]
1 New Kids and Family TV Series on Netflix USA:
Numberblocks (2019) [New Episodes]
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