Con: The Premier League season is coming to an end.
Pro: We've got the Pro 14 and Champions League knockout stages to look forward too over the coming weeks. Aside from this, Netflix will also be updating their library with new releases for August, and here are some of the titles that piqued our interest.
NETFLIX ORIGINAL TV SERIES
Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story - August 14
Socialite Betty Broderick hits a homicidal boiling point during a bitter divorce from her unfaithful husband. The first season proved to be a smash hit and we've a feeling this one will be quite popular too.
Cobra Kai: Seasons 1-2 - August 28
Thirty years after the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, Johnny's rivalry with Daniel reignites. Ralph Macchio and William Zabka reprise their famous roles.
The Rain: Season 3 - August 6
Years after the rain decimated the population of Scandinavia, Simone and Rasmus find themselves at odds about how to save humanity.
Tiny Creatures - August 7
Little animals embark on big adventures across the U.S. in a dramatic nature series that explores their hidden worlds and epic survival stories. Narrated by Mike Colter.
GAME ON: A Comedy Crossover Event - August 10
Worlds collide in this special event featuring familiar faces, surprise cameos, and stories of spirited competition from four different comedy series.
3%: Season 4 - August 14
This dystopian thriller returns for another season.
El robo del siglo - August 14
Based on the 1994 robbery of US$33 million from Colombia's central bank, which turned the country upside down. Starring Andrés Parra, Christian Tappan.
DeMarcus Family Rules - August 19
Rascal Flatts’ Jay DeMarcus and his beauty queen wife, Allison, are a Nashville power couple living large — but things aren’t always so successful at home.
Biohackers - 20 August
Mia goes to medical school to get close to a professor she suspects had a hand in her past family tragedy and gets tangled in the world of biohacking.
Hoops - August 21
A foul-mouthed high school basketball coach is sure he'll hit the big leagues if he can only turn his terrible team around.
Lucifer: Season 5 - August 21
Lucifer, bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, resigns his throne and abandons his kingdom for the gorgeous, shimmering insanity of Los Angeles, where he gets his kicks helping the LAPD…and the savvy detective Chloe Decker in particular.
La venganza de Analía - August 26
Analia Guerrero decides to take revenge against her mother's murderer, a prominent corrupt politician who's running for president of Colombia.
Santana - August 28
Two brothers — one a narcotics agent and the other a general — finally discover the identity of the drug lord who murdered their parents decades ago.
Une fille facile - August 13
A teen girl is drawn to her cousin’s hedonistic lifestyle when they spend the summer together in Cannes as she learns about herself and her own values.
Project Power - August 14
On the streets of New Orleans, word begins to spread about a mysterious new pill that unlocks superpowers unique to each user. The catch: You don’t know what will happen until you take it.
While some develop bulletproof skin, invisibility, and super strength, others exhibit a deadlier reaction. But when the pill escalates crime within the city to dangerous levels, a local cop (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) teams with a teenage dealer (Dominique Fishback) and a former soldier fuelled by a secret vendetta (Jamie Foxx) to fight power with power and risk taking the pill in order to track down and stop the group responsible for creating it.
Crazy Awesome Teachers - August 17
A ragtag bunch of teachers and students team up to take back the money that a dangerous gangster stole from them.
Crímenes de familia - August 19
Alicia, a desperate mother, will do everything possible to prevent her son from being imprisoned for his ex-wife's attempted murder.
Fuego negro - August 21
A criminal on the run finds refuge in a mysterious hotel and soon discovers that the guests of the hotel are not human.
The Sleepover - August 21
Two siblings discover their mom is a former thief in witness protection and they must team up to rescue her after she is kidnapped and forced to pull one last job.
NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARIES
Immigration Nation - August 3
In the six-part documentary series, acclaimed filmmaking team Shaul Schwarz and Christina Clusiau (2017’s Trophy) offer an unprecedented look at the processes, pitfalls and pain of immigration in America.
Connected - August 2
Science reporter and host Latif Nasser hopscotches around the planet to tease out the subtle and surprising ways that we are all inextricably linked to one another and our world.
He discovers how everything from the air we breathe, the selfies we post, and even the poop we poop can be traced back to catastrophic shipwrecks, fraudulent elections, and even distant galaxies.
World's Most Wanted - August 5
Heinous criminals have avoided capture despite massive rewards and global investigations. This docuseries profiles five of the world’s most wanted.
Anelka : Misunderstood - August 5
Bad boy of French football, arrogant, precocious, misunderstood, scorer, unclassifiable, genius, unmanageable...
Despite a having a career of almost 20 years at the highest level, Nicolas Anelka is still hard to define. From sporting feats to controversies, he remains a mysterious persona for many observers.
(Un)Well - August 12
Six-part docuseries that investigates controversial wellness fads.
Each episode dives deep into trends and treatments that catch on like wildfire but that inspire both passionate support and deep scepticism. Topics include apitherapy, essential oils, breast milk, extreme fasting, ayahuasca, and tantric sex. The series will explore all sides of the topic –from what hurts to what works.
High Score - August 19
Documentary series about the golden age of video games, when legends – from Pac-Man to Doom – were brought to life.
Through ingenuity and sheer force of will, computer pioneers and visionary artists from around the globe spawned the iconic worlds of Space Invaders, Final Fantasy, Street Fighter II, Mortal Kombat, Sonic the Hedgehog, John Madden Football, and beyond.
John Was Trying to Contact Aliens - August 20
A rural electronics whiz, John Shepherd spent 30 years trying to contact extra-terrestrials by broadcasting music millions of miles into space. After giving up the search he makes a different connection here on Earth.
Rising Phoenix - August 26
Rising Phoenix tells the extraordinary story of the Paralympic Games.
From the rubble of World War II to the third biggest sporting event on the planet, the Paralympics sparked a global movement which continues to change the way the world thinks about disability, diversity & human potential.
Athletes featured in the film include Bebe Vio (Italy), Ellie Cole (Australia), Jean-Baptiste Alaize (France), Matt Stutzman (USA), Jonnie Peacock (UK), Cui Zhe (China), Ryley Batt (Australia), Ntando Mahlangu (South Africa) and Tatyana McFadden (US).
Other Films and TV Shows
23/08 - 13 Going on 30
01/08 - American History X
01/08 - American Pie Presents: Band Camp
01/08 -Bad Grandpa
14/08 - Bee Movie
01/08 - Child's Play 2
01/08 - Deep Impact
01/08 - Don't Tell The Bride: Season 1
15/08 - Drifters: Season 1-4
01/08 - Duplicity
01/08 - Flipped
01/08 - Friday Night Dinner: Season 5
01/08 - How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
01/08 - Jackass 2.5
01/08 - Jackass 3.5: The Unrated Movie
01/08 - Jackass: Number Two
15/08 - Jackass: The Movie
09/08 - Jumanji
01/08 - Open Season
01/08 - Out of Sight
01/08 - Rumor Has It...
01/08 - Seed of Chucky
08/08 - Serial Killer with Piers Morgan: Season 1
01/08 - Sex and the City 2
01/08 - The Fall: Series 1-3
01/08 - The Imitation Game
14/08 - The Invention of Lying
01/08 - The Judge
01/08 - The Mask
03/08 - The Peanut Butter Falcon
13/08 - The Peanuts Movie
01/08 - The Saint
01/08 - The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 1
01/08 - The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 2
01/08 - The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
01/08 - The Twilight Saga: New Moon
01/08 - Twilight
26/08 - Venom