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Seven Great Netflix Picks To Keep You Busy This Weekend

By seank

January 27, 2018 at 5:48pm


We've FINALLY been paid for the first time after Christmas, and February is almost here. 

It's so very tempting to break our Dry January vows and head out on the town, but if you're determined to be good, here are seven great Netflix picks to keep you busy this weekend.  

Black Mirror

Charlie Brooker's series is back with another bleak vision of the future as season four has just hit Netflix. The new season of the anthology show features stories from notable directors like David Slade, Jodie Foster and John Hillcoat, so you can expect good things. Or, more accurately, very bad things.


If you're still suffering from Stranger Things withdrawal, Dark is just the remedy you need. In a quiet German town a young boy disappears in strange circumstances which mirror those surrounding the disappearance of another child 33 years before.

Upstart Crow

David Mitchell stars in this sitcom about upcoming playwright William Shakespeare and generally just takes the piss out of his now iconic works. If you hated Shakespeare at school, you'll probably enjoy this.


In the Wild West, a lone bandit seeks sanctuary in a town where all the menfolk have been killed. But his peace is broken when his old comrades come looking for him with vengeance on their minds.

Dave Chappelle: Equanimity & The Bird Revelation

Having famously departed the limelight in the early noughties, Dave Chappelle returned to stand-up just a few years back. Now he's just released not one but two specials where he demonstrates his own unique brand of humour, which focuses on relationship problems, social issues and pop culture.

Wormwood: An American Conspiracy

In 1953, biological warfare scientist and CIA employee Frank Olson fell from a New York hotel room window to his death. Officially it was an accident, but could Olson's death been orchestrated for knowledge he had about the government's secret Project MKUltra? 

This six-part docudrama mini-series examines the mysterious circumstances surrounding this man's death.


Take a look at the dark underbelly of Baltimore, which has been described as the "heroin capital of America". Through interviews with police, addicts and dealers, we get an eye-opening look at the reality of the drug war as it plays out on the streets.


READ NEXT: Here Are The Most Exciting Releases On Netflix For January 2018


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