All this week’s Netflix Originals (Available from Friday 2nd March 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 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 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.

Hello March. It’ll soon be Christmas! 😉

B:The Beginning

Let’s kick off this week with a little Japanese Anime shall we. The nation of Cremona (a nation primarily made up of small islands) is corrupt and crime levels are high as police investigator Keith, has his hands full trying to capture the legendary ‘Killer B’ as he commits crime across nations fortified city.

Available Friday 2nd March 2018

Voltron: Legendary Defender.

Those who love or whose kids love Voltron will be pleased to hear the fifth season of this popular animated show, will be available this week. The paladins still struggle to figure out if Prince Lotor can be trusted. The group of teenagers must work quickly to resolve the issues in this fast paced series with twists and turns. Netflix are being a little cagey about where Voltron will be available but if seasons 1-4 are anything to go by we can expect the territories detailed in the summary below.

Available Friday 2nd March 2018

Flint Town

“How can a city fall so far that we lose sight of the possibility of a solution?” This powerful documentary challenges the genre of true crime as it looks at the issues from the inside out. The view of the police force. The city of Flint, Michigan, once affluent, is inflicted with poverty and crime. When disaster struck an already struggling city, things got worse. In a country where the average police to population is 283 officers per 100,000 residents this documentary explores what life is like in a city over run with crime that has a population of 100,000 people but only 98 police officers and how are they expected to cope let alone improve.

Available Friday 2nd March 2018

Ghost Wars

Roman Mercer (Avan Jogia) must overcome his issues about being a psychic’s son that has given him the status of an outcast as he harnesses his own ‘gift’ to help the town find out why it is being haunted! A good and proper ghost story with lots of jumps and hiding behind a cushion.

Available Friday 2nd March 2018

Girls Incarcerated – Young and Locked Up

This documentary series filmed inside Madison Correctional Facility which is a female prison and examines the lives of the young women that have found themselves there. These teenage girls have the chance to change their lives, if they want to. Check out the trailer…

Available Friday 2nd March 2018

Ravenous (aka Les Affamés)

Apocalyptic thriller, directed by Robin Aubert, set in a small village in Quebec. The population is starving causing changes in behaviour which soon become terrifying. The changed begin biting and changing their loved ones not unlike zombie characters. Apparently they have a love for old household items and screeching too. On a serious note the film is eerie with a quiet dialogue. French language with English subtitles. Click on the image to watch the trailer on Netflix.

Available Friday 2nd March 2018

Malena Pichot: Estupidez Compleja

In line with Netflix latest drive to include a more international range of comedy Estupidez Compleja by Malena Pichot is the first of this weeks three stand up comedy specials. Pichot covers feminism with her punchy lines on women’s issues across the board from sex and relationships to language and dating.

Available Friday 2nd March 2018

Natalia Valdebenito: El Especial

The second of this weeks three stand up comedy specials is the aptly titled ‘El Especial’. Valdbenito is  also a feminist covering topics such as sex, reproduction and the rights of women.

Available Friday 2nd March 2018

Gad Elmaleh: American Dream

French comedian Gad Elmaleh talks about his relocation from Paris to New York. In his show ‘American Dream’ (his first full stand up show in English) he talks of not only the relocation but all that comes with it including dating in New York as a French man and how he wishes Paris was how Americans think it is.

Available Tuesday 6th March 2018

Ladies First

Deepika Kumari lived in a rural Indian village and was destined for a life of domesticity. At just twelve years old she gained an interest in archery and within a few years she was the worlds leading archer and heading towards bringing home a medal for India. Follow her journey through trials and tribulations to success and fame.

Available Thursday 8th March 2018

Jessica Jones (Season Two)

Marvel fans will probably already be aware of and no doubt eagerly awaiting the return of Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) in this second season.  “Some people call me a hero, others, call me a freak.” As Jessica recovers from murdering her arch enemy Kilgrave, she continues to use her strength to fight injustice as a private investigator whilst still searching for the truth from the past about herself.

Available Thursday 8th March 2018

Summary of Netflix Originals release week commencing Friday 2nd March 2018

Friday 2nd March 2018

“B:The Beginning” Anime Series [Global Original]
“Voltron: Legendary Defender” Kids Animated series [Original available US, CAN, Latin America, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Nordics, DACH, Benelux and France]
“Flint Town” Documentary [Global Original]
Ghost Wars” Series [Global Original, previously aired on Sy-Fy in the US]
“Girls Incarcerated” Documentary Series [Global Original]
“Les Affame” aka “Ravenous”
Horror Film [Original available in US and select territories]
“Malena Pichot: Estupidex Compleja”
Stand Up Comedy Special [Global Original]
“Natalia Valdbenito: El Especial”
Stand Up Comedy Special [Global Original]  

Tuesday 6th March 2018
“Gad Elmaleh: American Dream Stand Up Comedy Special [Global Original]
“Borderline” Crime Drama Series [Global Original] 

Thursday 8th March 2018
“Ladies First” Documentary [Global Original]
“Jessica Jones”
Series (Season Two) [Global Original]
“Bad Guys; Vile City”
Korean Crime Drama [Global 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 (8th March 2018) at our usual time of 8.15pm for more information and throughout the week for updates and general news.

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