5 Latest Movies to watch on Netflix right now
What’s the best movie to watch on Netflix? We’ve all asked ourselves the question, only to spend the next 15 minutes scrolling through the streaming service’s oddly specific genre menus, and getting overwhelmed by the constantly shifting trend menus.
We’re here to help. For those suffering from choice paralysis, we’ve narrowed down your options to 5 of our favourite current movies on the platform.
“Passing” follows the unexpected reunion of two high school friends, whose renewed acquaintance ignites a mutual obsession that threatens both of their carefully constructed realities. Irene and Clare, the two main characters in the film are mixed-race black women who pass as white due to their European appearance. In a land divided between two races, these two women struggle to find their definitive grounds. The film, therefore, explores the themes of identity, racism, and existentialism.
Love Hard is a Netflix Christmas romantic comedy about a single woman Natalie (Nina Dobrev), a writer and pens down her disastrous dating life. After meeting her seemingly perfect match – Josh, on a dating app, she flies 3,000 miles from Los Angeles to Lake Placid to surprise him for Christmas. That’s when she finds out that’s she has been catfished Josh is not quite who he said he was.
Found is a beautiful story of three Chinese origin girls named Sadie, Lily, and Chloe adopted and looked after by white American families. The girls happen to know the reality that they are cousins. Sadie, Lily, and Chloe are not aware of their biological parents or their culture. The girls were abandoned on the streets by their families and they were sent to orphanages to be only adopted by foster parents later.The thrill of finding each other empowers the girls to take the next step, and the three families decide to embark on a trip together to China to rediscover the girls’ roots and, perhaps, find their birth parents along the way.
The Harder They Fall
The film is a Western revenge tale that tells a fictional story based on real characters from history focusing on some of the many Black figures from the Old West who have often been neglected by mainstream cinema. The bulk of the film follows a revenge mission by Nat Love (Jonathan Majors), who is determined to get back at Rufus Buck (Idris Elba) – an outlaw who killed his parents and has recently escaped from his life sentence.
Army Of Thieves
Clearly designed for the international market, “Army of Thieves” is an odd duck, a prequel to a zombie action movie that doesn’t have many zombies and hardly any action. Small-town bank teller Dieter gets drawn into the adventure of a lifetime when a mysterious woman recruits him to join a crew of Interpol’s most wanted criminals, attempting to heist a sequence of legendary, impossible-to-crack safes across Europe.