As summer temperatures sore we’d forgive you for opting to stay inside in the comfort of the cool AC in your finest loungewear this August. Luckily, Netflix has our back with a slew of exciting new releases. Here’s our pick of the best mix of movies, documentaries and series perfect for those summer sofa binging sessions.
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A Knight’s Tale (2001)
Netflix Release Date: August 1st
For a bit of light-hearted relief give this medieval romance drama a spin. Featuring the late, great Heath Ledger – it shows the brighter side of his acting aptitiude too.
World’s Most Wanted (Season 1)
Netflix Release Date: August 4th
This chilling true-crime docu-series from France isn’t for the faint hearted.
Project Power (2020)
Netflix Release Date: August 14th
This is surely the most hotly anticipated superhero releases of this year. On the streets of New Orleans, word begins to spread about a mysterious new pill that unlocks superpowers unique to each user. The catch? You don’t know what will happen until you take it. Starring Jamie Foxx and Joseph Gordon-Levett.
John Was Trying to Contact Aliens (2020)
Netflix Release Date: August 20th
This mini-documentary introduces us to John, an electronics whiz who broadcasts signals into space in an attempt to contact aliens. But will he find love instead…? This is a 16-minute short worth every fascinating second of it.
Lucifer (Season 5 – Part 1)
Netflix Release Date: August 21st
One of the biggest Netflix continuations returns towards the end of August with Lucifer returning back from Hell – or so it seems.
Casino Royale (2006) & Quantum of Solace (2008)
Netflix Release Date: August 31st
Netflix up serving not one, but two, modern classics from the Bond series. We see Daniel Craig debut in the role of 007 in Casnio Royale then make his second appearance, two years later, in Quantum of Solace. This is perfect fodder pending the release of the latest in the series which has been delayed due to Covid-19.