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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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