All this week’s Netflix Originals (Available from Friday 28th September 2018)

One of the great things about Netflix is their Netflix Original content – be it films or series made by Netflix themselves or exclusive content available only on Netflix after it airs on regular TV. Every week we will give you a round-up of the new Netflix Originals becoming available in the next week. We will aim to post every week on Thursday evening with what will be available over the coming week. Perfect if you’re looking to check out what new Originals are available to watch over your weekend or if you’re planning a week-long Netflix binge watch! This area is exclusively for Netflix Originals, for general Netflix additions and removals or to view the current full catalogue check out your regional New On Netflix website.

As Netflix increase their Original content, here’s our ‘Top Picks’ list for this week (Full summary of additions at the end of the post).

Forest of Piano

A young boy releases his special musical gift after discovering an old abandoned piano in the forest. As the only one able to play the broken piano he meets the heir of a famous pianist and his opportunities begin to arise with doors open to him that were previously closed to a boy form his background. This Japanese anime film is the touching and emotional story of a gifted and talented child. The music throughout the film is beautiful. Voices include Soma Saito, Junichi Suwabe and Natsuki Hanae Available Friday 28th September 2018

Hold The Dark

A boy is missing, suspected abducted by the wolves that roam wild in the Alaskan woodland surrounding his family home. His desperate mother enlists the help of a naturalist to uncover the truth before her husband returns home from his military posting. Suspense-filled thriller starring Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Sarsgard and James Badge Dale.

Available Friday 28th September 2018

Lessons From a School Shooting: Dunblane

Fresh from winning awards at Athens Short Film Festival, Sheffield Documentary Fest and the Tribeca Film Festival 2018, ‘Lessons from a school shooting’ is the deeply moving, poignant documentary that follows Father Basil O’Sullivan, a priest from Dunblane as he connects with a fellow man of the cloth in Newtown US.  The two men have a devastating connection as faith leaders in towns where primary school shootings took place albeit 13 years apart. The shooting that took the lives of many children at Sandyhook Primary School, left Father Bob Weiss struggling to deal with the aftermath. The documentary film explores a series of letters exchanged between the men and show the heartfelt support they offer each other as they explore how their different countries reacted to the tragedies and the lessons that can be learned.

Available Friday 28th September 2018

Dos Catalunas (aka Two Catalonias)

In December 2017, media outlets reported the events that unfolded during one of the most complex democratic elections ever to take place. The Catalonian people want independence from Spain. The Spanish government did everything in their power to stop an ever-growing movement. With party members arrested and jailed this documentary gives exclusive access to behind the scenes of the political movement. Is the question ‘…of the heart or the head?’

Available Friday 28th September 2018

Somewhere Between (Season One)

America’s ABC network series ‘Somewhere Between’ becomes a Netflix Original series. The story features a journalist who experiences the devastating loss of her young daughter after she becomes the latest victim of a serial killer on the loose. In the midst of her grief, she awakes to find she has returned to a day, one week before the murder and, has the chance to solve the crime and save her daughter from her gruesome fate. Enlisting the help of a face she recognises from the night she was transported back, the pair must work together against the clock to uncover what happened in a bid to stop it from happening again.

Available Friday 28th September 2018

Joe Rogan: Strange Things

The infamous Joe Rogan discusses topics from the trivial such as veganism and pets to the more important topics of politics and drug laws in what is proclaimed to be unfiltered, unadulterated, raw comedy in a time when being offended is considered the norm. Stand up comedy filmed from Boston Joe Rogan makes no apologies for any offence caused.

Available Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Summary of Netflix Originals released week commencing Friday 28th September 2018

Friday 28th September 2018
“Re:Boot: The Guardian Code” Kids Series (Season Two) [Original]
“Chef’s Table”
 Series (Season Five) [Global Original]
“Forest of Piano” Anime Film [Original]
“El Marginal” 
Series (Season Two) [Original]
“Hold The Dark” 
Film [Global Original]
“Jack Whitehall: Travels with my father” 
Series (Season Two) [Global Original]
“Lessons from a school shooting: Dunbalne”
 Documentary [Global Original]
“Skylanders Academy”
Kids Animated Series (Season Three) [Global Original]
“Made in Mexico” 
Series (Season One) [Global Original]
“The Third Eye” 
Film [Original]
“Dos Catalunas” 
Documentary [Global Original]
“Somewhere Between” Series (Season One) [Original]

Tuesday 2nd October 2018
“Joe Rogan: Strange Times” Stand Up & Chat Shows [Global Original]

Wednesday 3rd October 2018
“Operation Finale” 
Film [Original – First non-US run]

As Netflix become even more cryptic about geographical availability please bear with us as we try to be as precise as possible about the regions Netflix Originals are available. If in doubt titles will be listed simply as [Original]. 

Thanks for visiting and let us know in the comments what you’ve enjoyed (and what you haven’t) and what new Netflix Originals and season updates you’re looking forward to. Don’t forget to check out the blog next week on Thursday evening ( 4th October 2018) at our usual time of 8.15pm for more information and throughout the week for updates and general news.

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