What To Watch This Weekend If You've Already Binged All Of Netflix

Haven't you heard? Staying in is the new going out...

Binge, sleep, repeat.

As the news gets grimmer by the day it’s more important than ever to focus on the things that make you happy. Going to the cinema might not be an option at the moment, but you can still go to your happy place at home thanks to Netflix.

If you’re stuck inside over the next few weeks, turn off your phone, put your feet up and enjoy everything new coming to Netflix this weekend – all of which are guaranteed to take your mind off the fact that you’re running out of loo roll.

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With a new cooking show that's kind of like The Great British Bake Off, but with far more recreational drugs, the second season of hit show, After Life, a movie starring Chris Hemsworth and even something to keep the kids entertained thanks with the arrival The Willoughbys, Netflix has fully supported our plans of doing absolutely nothing. 

Keep scrolling for a complete list of everything new to Netflix this weekend

After life, season 2

Set in the small fictitious town of Tambury, the comedy-drama series follows Tony (Ricky Gervais), a writer for the local newspaper whose life is upended after his wife dies from cancer.    In series 2, whilst still struggling with immense grief for his wife, we see Tony try to become a better friend to those around him. Each grappling with their own problems and only to be intensified by the looming threat of the local newspaper being shut down.  Will the town’s local Am-Dram show lift everyone’s spirits?   

extraction

Tyler Rake (Chris Hemsworth) is a fearless black market mercenary with nothing left to lose when his skills are solicited to rescue the kidnapped son of an imprisoned international crime lord. But in the murky underworld of weapons dealers and drug traffickers, an already deadly mission approaches the impossible, forever altering the lives of Rake and the boy. An action-packed, edge-of-your-seat thriller directed by Sam Hargrave, EXTRACTION is an AGBO Films and TGIM Films, Inc. production, produced by Joe Russo, Anthony Russo, Mike Larocca, Chris Hemsworth, Eric Gitter, and Peter Schwerin.

The Willoughbys

 Convinced they’d be better off raising themselves, the Willoughby children hatch a sneaky plan to send their selfish parents on vacation. The siblings then embark on their own high-flying adventure to find the true meaning of family.  Voice Cast includes Will Forte, Maya Rudolph, Alessia Cara, Terry Crews, Martin Short, Jane Krakowski, Séan Cullen and Ricky Gervais 

Absurd planet

A cast of quirky critters and Mother Nature herself narrate this funny science series, which peeks into the lives of Earth’s most incredible animals.

COOKED WITH CANNABIS

Chefs compete to get the hosts and special guests high on elevated cannabis cuisine with their artful use of the leafy herb, THC infusions and CBD sauces.

THE MIDNIGHT GOSPEL

Drawing on interviews from the “Duncan Trussell Family Hour” podcast, this animated series follows a spacecaster who travels the galaxy searching for the meaning of life. 

CIRCUS OF BOOKS

For nearly four decades, unassuming couple Karen and Barry Mason ran Circus of Books, an LA porn store that became a hub for the local gay community.

THE HOUSE OF FLOWERS, SEASON 3 

 The dark comedy series about a wealthy Mexico City family with secrets returns for Season 3. 

Middleditch & Schwartz 

Thomas Middleditch and Ben Schwartz bring their two-person comedy show, Middleditch & Schwartz, to a global audience in a collection of three completely improvised Netflix comedy specials. Each performance is based entirely on a random audience suggestion. All three parts, each filmed at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, will premiere on Netflix on April 21, 2020.

Yours Sincerely, Kanan Gill

 Measuring his adult life against the goals set in a letter written as a teen to his future self, Kanan Gill’s takeaways get dark – yet oddly illuminating.

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