Five best movies, shows coming to Netflix in March 2019
Netflix is one of the premiere content streaming sites and they plan to cement their position by continuously adding new movies and shows. With increasing competition among existing and upcoming streaming platforms, Netflix strives to stay ahead of the game by providing their consumers with a variety of content to choose from. Want to know their top five March releases? Read on.
'The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind': Touching tale of progress
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is actor Chiwetel Ejiofor's feature directorial debut. The film, starring and scripted by Ejiofor, is based on William Kamkwamba's book of the same name. It tells the touching tale of how a boy helps his village in Malawi to build a wind turbine after he reads about it in a book. It arrives on Netflix on March 1.
'After Life': Ricky Gervais brings back his sharp wit
After Life will start its first season on Netflix on March 8. Ricky Gervais is going to be the creator, director, and protagonist on the show. He plays the part of a man who loses his wife and decides to cope with it by speaking his mind and doing as he pleases. The show should be well suited to Gervais' brand of unapologetic humor.
'Triple Frontier': A crazy ride of explosions and action
Triple Frontier is the upcoming action film that has me most excited. It releases on Netflix on March 13 and boasts a star-studded cast including Ben Affleck, Charlie Hunnam, Oscar Isaac, Pedro Pascal, and Garrett Hedlund. The film follows five friends with military training whose loyalty and training are all tested following the unexpected consequences of robbing a South American drug lord.
'Turn Up Charlie': Idris Elba stars in own comedy series
Another addition to the list of Netflix originals is Turn Up Charlie. Charlie, a struggling DJ, and eternal bachelor, gets the chance of a lifetime when he's appointed to look after the daughter, a problem child, of his famous best friend. Starring and created by Idris Elba, the show appears on Netflix on March 15. Notably, this is Elba's first show for Netflix.
'Delhi Crime': A look at the rape that shook India
Delhi Crime is a Hindi series coming to Netflix on March 22. It focuses on the 2012 Nirbhaya rape case and was picked up by Netflix at the Sundance Film Festival. The seven-episode series was shot on-location and started developing soon after the horrific real world incident occurred. Considering how the crime drove the nation to a furor, this show seems like a must-watch.