If being stuck in lock down has taught me anything, it’s that you can’t put a price on a good catalogue of films. And Netflix is providing us all with even more.
Yes, Netflix is coming to the rescue with 22 films being added to their library throughout June. Check ’em out…
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) (26th June)
2018 ‧ Musical/Comedy ‧ 1h 54m
In 1979 young Donna, Tanya and Rosie graduate from Oxford University — leaving Donna free to embark on a series of adventures throughout Europe. On her journeys, she makes the acquaintances of Harry, Bill and Sam — the latter whom she falls in love with, but he’s also the man who breaks her heart. In the present day, Donna’s pregnant daughter, Sophie, dreams of renovating a taverna while reuniting with her mother’s old friends and boyfriends on the Greek island of Kalokairi.
Hereditary (2018) (15th June)
2018 ‧ Horror/Drama ‧ 2h 7m
When the matriarch of the Graham family passes away, her daughter and grandchildren begin to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry, trying to outrun the sinister fate they have inherited.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) (5th June)
2018 ‧ Sci-fi/Action ‧ 2h 10m
After a volcano eruption proves to be a threat for the dinosaurs, Owen and Claire reach the defunct Jurassic World, a theme park, to save the animals from extinction.
The Disaster Artist (2017)
2017 ‧ Drama/Comedy-drama ‧ 1h 44m
An aspiring filmmaker Tommy Wiseau and actor Greg Sestero move to Los Angeles to look for Hollywood stardom. Using his own money, Wiseau writes, directs and stars in `The Room,’ a critically maligned movie that becomes a cult classic.
No Country for Old Men (2007)
2007 ‧ Thriller/Western ‧ 2h 3m
A hunter’s life takes a drastic turn when he discovers two million dollars while strolling through the aftermath of a drug deal. He is then pursued by a psychopathic killer who wants the money.
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)
2016 ‧ Action/Thriller ‧ 1h 58m
When Major Susan Turner is arrested for treason, ex-investigator Jack Reacher undertakes the challenging task to prove her innocence and ends up exposing a shocking conspiracy.
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
2008 ‧ Comedy/Drama ‧ 1h 40m
An eccentric but loveable teenage girl maintains a diary about the ups and downs of being a teenager and tries to overcome the trials and tribulations of growing up.
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011)
2011 ‧ Action/Thriller ‧ 2h 18m
When the IMF is wrongly accused of bombing the Kremlin, Ethan and his team race against time to find the real culprits and clear the reputation of their organisation.
365 Days (2020)
2020 ‧ Drama/Erotic film ‧ 1h 56m
Massimo is a member of the Sicilian Mafia family and Laura is a sales director. She does not expect that on a trip to Sicily trying to save her relationship, Massimo will kidnap her and give her 365 days to fall in love with him.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
1998 ‧ Comedy/Road ‧ 1h 59m
Raoul is a journalist who along with his lawyer head to Las Vegas to cover the mint 400 motorcycle race. Soon pleasure overtakes work and they indulge in a variety of recreational drugs.
The Big Lebowski (1998)
1998 ‧ Comedy/Indie film ‧ 1h 59m
Two goons mistake ‘the Dude’ Lebowski for a millionaire Lebowski and urinate on his rug. Trying to recompense his rug from the wealthy Lebowski, he gets entwined in an intricate kidnapping case.
1983 ‧ Crime/Crime ‧ 2h 50m
Tony Montana and his close friend Manny, build a strong drug empire in Miami. However as his power begins to grow, so does his ego and his enemies, and his own paranoia begins to plague his empire.
Being John Malkovich (1999)
1999 ‧ Comedy/Fantasy ‧ 1h 53m
A puppeteer takes up a job to support his family. While working late one night, he finds a portal that leads directly to the head of the Hollywood actor John Malkovich.
Billy Madison (1995)
1995 ‧ Comedy ‧ 1h 30m
Man-child Billy Madison (Adam Sandler) has been a spoiled rich kid all his life, and spends his days drinking and partying. When his father, hotel magnate Brian (Darren McGavin), becomes fed up with his son’s irresponsible ways, he issues an ultimatum. Since Billy passed all his schooling thanks to his father’s influence and bribes, he must retake and pass every grade in 24 weeks. Otherwise, the business will be turned over to Brian’s conniving associate, Eric (Bradley Whitford).
The Karate Kid (1984)
1984 ‧ Drama/Sport ‧ 2h 7m
Daniel moves to a new town where he is harassed by boys adept in karate. He decides to learn karate. When Mr Miyagi starts his training, he learns that there is more to the art form than fighting.
1995 ‧ Comedy/Buddy ‧ 2h 3m
T.S. (Jeremy London) and his best friend, Brodie (Jason Lee), take a trip to the mall after their girlfriends break up with them. T.S.’s girlfriend, Brandi (Claire Forlani), is participating in a dating game show at the mall, which was the initial cause of their breakup. Meanwhile, Brodie’s ex, Rene (Shannen Doherty), has begun dating sleazy store manager Shannon (Ben Affleck). T.S. and Brodie seek out ways to ruin the game show, hunted all the while by Brandi’s father, Jared (Michael Rooker).
2006 ‧ Musical/Drama ‧ 2h 11m
After Curtis recognises the singing talent of three women at a show, he helps them attain stardom. One of the artists gets infatuated by him but is heart-broken after he removes her from the band.
The Holiday (2006)
2006 ‧ Romance/Rom-com ‧ 2h 18m
Two girls from different countries swap homes for the holidays to get away from their relationship issues. However, their lives change unexpectedly when they meet and fall in love with two local guys.
Dolly Parton: Here I Am (2019)
In this documentary, the life, career and music of Dolly Parton are reflected in interviews with friends and companions and the artist herself, interlaced with clips of Parton’s performances.
The Addams Family (2019) (2nd June)
2019 ‧ Animation/Family ‧ 1h 26m
Members of the mysterious and spooky Addams family — Gomez, Morticia, Pugsley, Wednesday, Uncle Fester and Grandma — are readily preparing for a visit from their even creepier relatives. But trouble soon arises when shady TV personality Margaux Needler realizes that the Addams’ eerie hilltop mansion is standing in the way of her dream to sell all the houses in the neighborhood.
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018) (June 19th)
2018 ‧ Family/Animation ‧ 1h 37m
On a luxury monster cruise ship Dracula meets Ericka, the captain of the ship, who belongs to the family of Van Helsing that wants to destroy the entire monster race.
1992 ‧ Family/Comedy ‧ 1h 27m
Beethoven, a huge St Bernard, is given all the love and care by his adopted family. However, the family vet, Dr Varnick, wants to use him as a subject for his deadly experiments.