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By The Loop HK Staff | March 10th, 2020

This month, Netflix is adding cult classic films, comedy shows, and a reality show that’s already getting a lot of buzz. Here’s what to watch on Netflix in March

Love is Blind

Netflix is killing the reality tv game right now, and its latest foray into the genre has an interesting proposition. In this dating show, men and women “date” by speaking to each other through isolation pods – yes, that means they never see each other. Then, they get engaged.

Goodfellas


This 90s gangster classic by Martin Scorsese stars Robert de Niro, Ray Liotta, and Joe Pesci, and has everything from gang fights and parties to a huge heist. If you haven’t yet seen it, now’s the time.

Outbreak

Warning: don’t watch this if you’re already panicking about the coronavirus. This 1995 film stars Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, and Cuba Gooding Jr. as army doctors trying to contain the spread of a virus brought to California by an African monkey.

Spenser Confidential


Mark Wahlberg returns to the silver screen in this action flick about an ex-cop and ex-felon who when to jail after being framed for a crime. Now, he’s out – and he wants revenge.

Marc Maron: End Times Fun


We could all use a few laughs right now, and this stand-up feature by Marc Maron may be just the thing. From evangelicals and Marvel comics to fascism and more religion, Maron provides searing social commentary in a way that’ll have you in stitches.

Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride


This critically-acclaimed stop-motion animation film has all the trappings of a Tim Burton classic. Wit, comedy, well-crafted characters – and just a touch of nihilism.

All the Bright Places


Elle Fanning and Justice Smith star in this new Netflix Original, a coming-of-age film that sees two Indiana high schoolers who lean on each other while going through personal issues – and fall in love, of course.

Sitara: Let Girls Dream


Call it Netflix’s celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8). This animated silent short by feminist icon Gloria Steinem and Oscar winners Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Darla Anderson follows a young woman seeking to pursue her dreams – and the young sister she leaves behind.

Elite Season 3


Netflix’s most successful Spanish drama to date returns for its third season of high-school drama. Expect “Gossip Girl”-style bickering, gorgeous outfits, and plenty of teenage angst.

Silver Linings Playbook


Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper star in this poignant story about a bipolar man who leaves a treatment facility and moves back to his parents’ house determined to win his ex-wife back. Along the way, he meets a young widow who offers to help him in his mission – if he helps her win a dance competition.

Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj Vol.6


Indian-American comedian Hasan Minhaj is reviving his Netflix-only comedy talk-show this month. Expect cutting, insightful commentary about the modern world, politics, entertainment and everything in between.

Looking for more in-depth stories about Hong Kong? Check out our city living section.

  • By The Loop HK Staff | March 10th, 2020

    This month, Netflix is adding cult classic films, comedy shows, and a reality show that’s already getting a lot of buzz. Here’s what to watch on Netflix in March

    Love is Blind

    Netflix is killing the reality tv game right now, and its latest foray into the genre has an interesting proposition. In this dating show, men and women “date” by speaking to each other through isolation pods – yes, that means they never see each other. Then, they get engaged.

    Goodfellas


    This 90s gangster classic by Martin Scorsese stars Robert de Niro, Ray Liotta, and Joe Pesci, and has everything from gang fights and parties to a huge heist. If you haven’t yet seen it, now’s the time.

    Outbreak

    Warning: don’t watch this if you’re already panicking about the coronavirus. This 1995 film stars Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, and Cuba Gooding Jr. as army doctors trying to contain the spread of a virus brought to California by an African monkey.

    Spenser Confidential


    Mark Wahlberg returns to the silver screen in this action flick about an ex-cop and ex-felon who when to jail after being framed for a crime. Now, he’s out – and he wants revenge.

    Marc Maron: End Times Fun


    We could all use a few laughs right now, and this stand-up feature by Marc Maron may be just the thing. From evangelicals and Marvel comics to fascism and more religion, Maron provides searing social commentary in a way that’ll have you in stitches.

    Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride


    This critically-acclaimed stop-motion animation film has all the trappings of a Tim Burton classic. Wit, comedy, well-crafted characters – and just a touch of nihilism.

    All the Bright Places


    Elle Fanning and Justice Smith star in this new Netflix Original, a coming-of-age film that sees two Indiana high schoolers who lean on each other while going through personal issues – and fall in love, of course.

    Sitara: Let Girls Dream


    Call it Netflix’s celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8). This animated silent short by feminist icon Gloria Steinem and Oscar winners Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Darla Anderson follows a young woman seeking to pursue her dreams – and the young sister she leaves behind.

    Elite Season 3


    Netflix’s most successful Spanish drama to date returns for its third season of high-school drama. Expect “Gossip Girl”-style bickering, gorgeous outfits, and plenty of teenage angst.

    Silver Linings Playbook


    Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper star in this poignant story about a bipolar man who leaves a treatment facility and moves back to his parents’ house determined to win his ex-wife back. Along the way, he meets a young widow who offers to help him in his mission – if he helps her win a dance competition.

    Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj Vol.6


    Indian-American comedian Hasan Minhaj is reviving his Netflix-only comedy talk-show this month. Expect cutting, insightful commentary about the modern world, politics, entertainment and everything in between.

    Looking for more in-depth stories about Hong Kong? Check out our city living section.