Netflix titles to watch in April

Hakim Hayat

Netflix is ​​releasing new original movies and specials and a range of new titles this month. Here are some of the latest TV shows and movies to watch on the platform this month.

Worn stories
If your clothes could talk, what would they say? Those looking for a light-hearted, easy-to-watch show need look no further. Netflix’s new Worn Stories original series is uplifting, joyful, and takes you on a roller coaster of emotions with every story.

Worn stories is based on the New York Times bestseller of the same name by Emily Spivack. Released in 2014, the book presents a collection of 60 storytelling stories inspired by the clothes of everyday citizens and famous people.

It’s a Heist: World’s Biggest Art Heist
This documentary series tells the story of how two men forced their way into the Boston Museum of Art, pulling off one of the biggest art heists in history. Set in 1990, legendary works by Rembrandt, Vermeer and others believed to be worth more than half a billion dollars today have been stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.

Director Colin Barnicle’s four-part documentary series covers the leads, dead ends, flukes and speculations that have characterized the investigation of this still unsolved mystery.

On the way for the ride
Based on Sarah Dessen’s 2009 novel of the same name, Along for the Ride follows Auden (Emma Pasarow) and the mysterious Eli (Belmont Cameli), an insomniac companion she meets during the summer before leaving for college. . Each night as the seaside town of Colby slumbers, the pair set out on a journey to help Auden live the carefree, fun-loving teenage life she never had or didn’t know she wanted. This romantic drama is an early but timeless taste of summer romance.

choose or die
Choose or Die is a British horror-thriller in which two friends (Asa Butterfield and Iola Evans) reboot a mysterious 1980s video game in hopes of a chance to win an unclaimed $100,000. What ensues is an unwanted journey into a surreal world of next-level terror as the two are forced to gamble not just for money, but for their lives as well.

The bubble
This meta-comedy is set in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and follows a group of actors who traveled to a closed set in England to film the sixth installment of Cliff Beasts, a hit dinosaur-themed franchise. extremely successful in the film. universe.

Directed by Judd Apatow, the film has a star-studded cast that includes Pedro Pascal, Karen Gillan, Leslie Mann, Fred Armisen, David Duchovny, Keegan-Michael Key, Kate McKinnon, Guz Khan, Benedict Cumberbatch, Iris Apatow and Maria Bamford.

night in paradise
Night In Paradise is the latest K-drama movie to be released on Netflix, focusing on the life of former mobster Uhm Tae-goo. After his sister and nephew are murdered for trying to leave his gang, Tae-goo flees to Jeju Island where he meets Jae-yeon, a terminally ill woman who has seemingly given up on life.

honeymoon with my mother
Just as the title suggests, Honeymoon with My Mother is about José Luis, a heartbroken man who was forced to spend his honeymoon with his overbearing mother after being abandoned at the altar.

Luis’ altered honeymoon quickly proves to him that he doesn’t know his mother as well as he thinks and that her real self may be even cooler than he ever imagined.

My Love: Six True Love Stories
Korean director Jin Moyoung expands his acclaimed documentary My Love, Don’t Cross That River in this poignant global series My Love: Six Stories of True Love.

The series follows local filmmakers from six countries as they follow an elderly couple – who have been together for 43 to 60 years – through a year of their lives. From the Korean seaside to Rio, the suburbs of Tokyo, the rural farmlands of India and Spain; the couples share the stories and secrets of their longtime love.

White Hot: The Rise and Fall of Abercrombie and Fitch
The Abercrombie and Fitch clothing store conquered malls in the late 90s and early 2000s with gorgeous models, heart-pounding dance beats and fierce aroma. But while the brand was white-hot, its popular “all-American” image began to wear thin as controversy arose around its exclusionary marketing and discriminatory hiring tactics. This exclusive documentary focuses on the rise and fall of a retail company.

The Marilyn Monroe Mystery: Unreleased Tapes
It would be hard to find someone who has never heard the name Marilyn Monroe before, so you’d think we already know everything there is to know about the unforgettable actress who met her untimely end in 1962. Well, Netflix is ​​here to show you that there’s still more to learn, especially when it comes to the still puzzling nature of Monroe’s passing.

In the brand new documentary The mystery of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes, an investigative journalist looks back on the mysterious death of Marilyn Monroe, sharing her lengthy audio interviews with those around her, giving us a look at the actress as well as her life (and death) .

ride or die
Based on the comic by Ching Nakamura Gunjothe japanese thriller ride or die tells the story of two women, one who kills for love and the other who has her killed.

Reunited for the first time since high school, the couple’s happiness is short-lived as one has suffered domestic violence at the hands of her husband, and the other hatches a plan on how to deal with it.

shadow and bone
Slated to be one of Netflix’s biggest series debuts of 2021, Shadow and Bone is a new series based on Leigh Bardugo’s best-selling novel. Greyhavers novels.

Following orphan cartographer Alina Starkov, whose magical powers make her a target in a war-torn world, the first season sees Alina struggle to hone her power, as she discovers that allies and foes alike can be identical in his sumptuous world where nothing is what it seems.

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