New To Netflix: June

Get ready to give up your friends for the weekend – here’s our pick of the best new films and binge-worthy shows hitting Netflix this month…

Alex Strangelove

High school senior Alex Truelove’s plan to lose his virginity to his loveable girlfriend Claire goes awry when he meets the equally loveable Elliott. Being billed by many as the new Love, Simon, this is a funny yet poignant look at teen sexuality.

Available to watch now

Call the Midwife: Season 6

The midwives receive a rapturous and warm welcome home from their South African adventure, but all is not well at Nonnatus House. In their absence, Sister Ursula has been running a very tight ship and it is quickly announced that she will remain in charge at the midwifery HQ, above Sister Julienne.

Available to watch 25th June


Glow: Season 2

In 1980s Los Angeles, a crew of misfits reinvent themselves as the ‘Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling’. A comedy from the team behind Orange is the New Black, season two sees our favourite lycra-clad women fighting to keep the show on the air, while battling personal issues at home.

Available to watch 29th June

Hold the Dark

After an Alaskan boy from a remote village is killed by a wolf, an investigating wildlife naturalist falls into a dangerous triangle with his parents. Based on the novel by William Giraldi, this thriller stars Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgård and Riley Keough, and is directed by Green Room and Blue Ruin’s Jeremy Saulnier. We’re expecting tremendous things.

Available to watch later this month

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami

The timeless pop icon allows a glimpse into her life as she records her 2008 album Hurricane in her native Jamaica and promotes it all over the world. Features concert performances and intimate personal footage.

Available to watch now

Nailed It!: Season 2

Crushed cupcakes. Doomed doughnuts. When it comes to high-stakes baking fails, nobody tops these amateur cooks. This laugh-a-minute show returns for a second series, in which home bakers attempt to recreate culinary masterpieces to win a $10,000 prize.

Available to watch 29th June

Planet Earth II

In this 2016 sequel to the British nature documentary series produced by the BBC, viewers are treated to rich and intimate views of the natural diversity of our planet. Presented and narrated by the living legend that is Sir David Attenborough.

Available to watch now

Queer Eye: Season 2

We’re over the moon that one of our favourite shows of the year is back for a second series so soon. It’s hardly surprising though, Queer Eye has been the undeniable hit of 2018. Now the Fab Five are back, and ready to make over a brand-new line-up of people that require their stylish services.

Available to watch 15th June

The Edge of Seventeen

Everyone knows that growing up is hard, and life is no easier for high school junior Nadine (Hailee Steinfeld), who is already at peak awkwardness when her all-star older brother Darian (Blake Jenner) starts dating her best friend (Hayley Lu Richardson). All at once, Nadine feels more alone than ever, until an unexpected friendship with a thoughtful teen gives her a glimmer of hope.

Available to watch now

The Staircase

Accident or murder? After the mysterious death of his wife, crime writer Michael Peterson watches his life go under the microscope. This is one of our favourite true crime series – and now it has three updated episodes documenting the latest developments. We’re hooked all over again.

Available to watch now

Unsolved: Tupac & Biggie

Leads and dead ends, facts and lies: when it comes to this case, everyone has a theory. Ride along for the dramatized version of the real-life investigations into the murders of rap icons Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls.

Available to watch 18th June

You Me Her: Season 3

To spice up their sex life, Portland-based yuppie husband and wife Jack (Greg Poehler) and Emma (Rachel Blanchard) hire an escort (Priscilla Faia). But things take an unexpected turn when romantic feelings begin to surface. This season sees the three lovers face big decisions about parenthood, their careers and whether they're meant to be together.

Available to watch now

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