What’s new on Netflix: August 15-21
From highly-anticipated anime to documentary series to a new Malaysian film, there are plenty of options coming next week on Netflix
FANS of fighting videogame Tekken, the wait is over – Tekken: Bloodline, the highly-anticipated anime adaptation of the popular game series is here. If you grew up watching the Barbie animated films, whole bunch of them are coming to Netflix. Kicking off the launch of the Rekaan Rakyat collection next week is The Assistant, the highly-acclaimed Malaysian action thriller about a man hell-bent on revenge after losing his family while he was wrongfully imprisoned.
Look Both Ways, premiering August 17
On the night of her college graduation, Natalie’s life splits into parallel realities after she takes a pregnancy test. What will life and love bring?
Tekken: Bloodline, premiering August 18
After losing his home to a powerful enemy, a hot-tempered fighter trains under his zealous grandfather while awaiting his chance for revenge.
The Assistant, premiering August 19
After losing his family during his incarceration, an innocent ex-convict seeks revenge with the help of an unhinged assistant.
The Cuphead Show!: Part 2, premiering August 19
Follow the misadventures of the impulsive Cuphead and his easily swayed brother Mugman in this animated series based on the hit video game.
Fullmetal Alchemist The Revenge of Scar, premiering August 20
In this sequel to the first feature film, the Elric brothers meet their toughest opponent yet – a lone serial killer with a large scar on his forehead.
Date of Release: August 15
The Tax Collector
Family man and gang ‘tax collector’ David discovers a former enemy has returned to wage a turf war, threatening him, his boss and his partner, Creeper.
Date of Release: August 16
Barbie: The Nutcracker
Young Clara, played by Barbie, receives a nutcracker as a gift. During the night, the nutcracker comes to life to save Clara from the Mouse King, who eventually shrinks the pair. To break the spell, the two must find the Sugarplum Fairy.
Hitting the Apex
Brad Pitt narrates this chronicle of six of the fastest MotoGP racers and their adrenaline-fueled journeys as they vie for the world championship.
R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour: Don’t Think About It
A teenage prankster who struggles to fit in finds a mysterious book at a Halloween store and accidentally unleashes the two-headed monster within.
The Road to El Dorado
Two Spanish con men win a map to the legendary city of gold, but when they reach El Dorado, things don’t go according to plan.
Untold: Volume 2 – Netflix Documentary
The critically-acclaimed series returns with UNTOLD Volume 2, a four-week docu-series event that once again brings fresh eyes to epic tales from the wide world of sports. From football to basketball and streetball to sailing, these stories aren’t the ones you’ve heard before, even if you think you have. Premiering weekly, each film kicks off at a pivotal moment and then delves deep into what happened beyond the headlines, as told by those who lived it, to reveal the grit, resilience, heartbreak, triumph, violence, comedy and pathos beneath the sweat.
Date of Release: August 18
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe: Season 3 – Netflix Kids & Family
With Skeletor intent on controlling the universe, He-Man and his heroic squad must fulfill their destinies.
Inside the Mind of a Cat – Netflix Documentary
Cat experts dive into the mind of the feline to reveal the true capabilities of the pouncing pet in this captivating and cuddly documentary.
Date of Release: August 19
Echoes – Netflix Series
Identical twins Leni and Gina have secretly swapped lives since they were children. But their world is thrown into disarray when one sister goes missing.
Glow Up: Season 4 – Netflix Series
Ten new contestants test the limits of their creativity as they tackle a variety of challenges in hopes of becoming the next big name in makeup.
source – The Vibes