A list of the best new additions to Netflix from August for you to binge on:


Rowan Atkinson stars as Edmund Blackadder, a brilliant rogue who attempts to get rich while serving an assortment of boorish, idiotic monarchs.
Year: 1989
Available Seasons: Season 3 (6 Ep), Season 4 (6 Ep)
Episode Length: 29min
Cast: Rowan Atkinson, Tim McInnerny, Brian Blessed, Patrick Allen, Elspet Gray, Robert East, Hugh Laurie, Miranda Richardson, Stephen Fry, Tony Robinson


The Birdcage

Longtime gay lovers Armand and Albert feel compelled to pass themselves off as a ‘normal’ family when Armand’s son announces his intent to marry.
Year: 1996
Duration: 1hr 59m
Cast: Dan Futterman, Gene Hackman, Nathan Lane, Mike Nichols, Dianne Wiest, Robin Williams, Hank Azaria, Christine Baranski, Grant Heslov, Calista Flockhart, Tom McGowan


Black Lagoon

A successful Japanese businessman, presumed dead after he’s abducted by pirates, reinvigorates his life by joining his captors.
Year: 2006
Available Seasons: Season 1 (12 Ep), Season 2 (12 Ep)
Episode Length: 23min
Audio: Japanese, English
Director: Sunao Katabuchi
Cast: Mami Koyama, Hiroaki Hirata, Tsutomu Isobe, Megumi Toyoguchi, Daisuke Namikawa, Michie Tomizawa, Toshiyuki Morikawa, Omi Minami, Kazue Ikura, Tomoko Kaneda, Katsuhiko Sasaki, Taiten Kusunoki, Youichi Nishijima, Maryke Hendrikse


Black Lagoon: Roberta’s Blood Trail

When her boss gets assassinated, a former terrorist travels to the crime-infested city of Roanapur to visit bloody revenge upon his killers.
Year: 2010
Available Seasons: Season 1 (5 Ep)
Duration: 34min
Audio: Japanese, English
Director: Atsushi Takahashi
Cast: Brad Swaile, Hiroaki Hirata, Megumi Toyoguchi, Daisuke Namikawa, Maryke Hendrikse, Michie Tomizawa, Cathy Weseluck, Brian Drummond, Lisa Ann Beley, Tabitha St. Germain, Kazue Ikura, Jun Karasawa

Blue Exorcist: The Movie


After teenager Ichigo Kurosaki acquires superpowers from wounded soul reaper Rukia Kuchiki, the two of them join forces to round up lost souls.
Year: 2005
Available Seasons: Season 1 (20 Ep), Season 2 (21 Ep), Season 3 (22 Ep)
Duration: 22min
Director: John Hughes
Cast: Johnny Yong Bosch, Fumiko Orikasa, Yuki Matsuoka, Masakazu Morita, Stephanie Sheh, Tite Kubo, Jamieson Price, Derek Stephen Prince, Michelle Ruff, Noriaki Sugiyama, Hiroki Yasumoto


Death Note

Light Turner finds a supernatural notebook and uses it to mete out death, attracting the attention of a detective, a demon and a girl in his class.
Year: 2017
Available Seasons: Season 1 (4 Ep)
Length: 1hr 40m
Director: Adam Wingard
Cast: Willem Dafoe, Shea Whigham, Nat Wolff, Adam Wingard, Lakeith Stanfield, Margaret Qualley, Paul Nakauchi, Jason Liles


Dallas Buyers Club

Refusing to accept a death sentence from his doctor after being diagnosed with AIDS in 1986, Ron Woodroof smuggles medications from abroad.
Year: 2013
Duration: 1hr 56m
Director: Jean-Marc Vallée
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto, Steve Zahn, Jennifer Garner, Denis O’Hare, Jean-Marc Vallée, Griffin Dunne, Michael O’Neill, Dallas Roberts, Kevin Rankin, Donna DuPlantier

Little Witch Academia

Akko enrolls at the Luna Nova Academy for witches. She’s not the best student, but her bright attitude is the key to her and her friends’ success.
Year: 2017
Available Seasons: Season 1 (13 Ep), Season 2 (12 Ep)
Episode Length: 25min
Audio: English, Japanese, Brazilian, Portuguese, Polish, French
Director: Yoh Yoshinari
Cast: Fumiko Orikasa, Yoko Hikasa, Megumi Han, Michiyo Murase, Arisa Shida, Noriko Hidaka, Junko Takeuchi, Ryosuke Kanemoto, Reina Ueda, Rie Murakawa


The IT Crowd

Aided by a tech-illiterate manager, a pair of basement-dwelling dweebs makes the most of life in IT at a corporation run by a cloddish new owner.
Year: 2013
Available Seasons: Season 1 (6 Ep), Season 2 (6 Ep), Season 3 (6 Ep), Season 4 (6 Ep), Season 5 (1 Ep)
Audio: Japanese, English
Episode Length: 23min
Director: Yasuhiro Irie
Cast: Graham Linehan, Richard Ayoade, Chris O’Dowd, Matt Berry, Katherine Parkinson


Marvel’s The Defenders

Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist join forces to take on common enemies as a sinister conspiracy threatens New York City.
Year: 2017
Duration: 51min
Available Seasons: Season 1 (8 Ep)
Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Douglas Petrie, Charlie Cox, Mike Colter, Krysten Ritter, Finn Jones, Marco Ramirez, Scott Glenn, Rosario Dawson, Elden Henson, Carrie-Anne Moss, Rachael Taylor, Elodie Yung, Deborah Ann Woll, Eka Darville, Jessica Henwick, Simone Missick


Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic

A land of mysterious ruins and a magical treasure hunt await young Aladdin and his courageous friend Alibaba for the adventure of their lives.
Year: 2012
Available Seasons: Season 1 (25 Ep)
Episode Length: 24min
Cast: Daisuke Ono, Haruka Tomatsu, Ryohei Kimura, Kaori Ishihara, Yuki Kaji, Yui Horie, Tomokazu Sugita, Takahiro Sakurai, Showtaro Morikubo, Matt Mercer, Todd Haberkorn, Patrick Seitz, Keith Silverstein, Cristina Vee, Carrie Keranen, Lucien Dodge, Erik Scott Kimerer, Erica Mendez, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Ray Chase, Haruka Tom


Tenkai Knights

In the year 2034, four teenagers from Earth are anointed Tenkai Knights, brave warriors chosen to guard the planet Quarton from the evil Lord Vilius.
Year: 2013
Available Seasons: Season 1 (26 Ep)
Episode Length: 22min
Cast: Brian Beacock, Johnny Yong Bosch, Ben Diskin, Todd Haberkorn, Bryce Papenbrook, Yuri Lowenthal, Nika Futterman


X-Men 2

Professor Charles Xavier and his team of genetically gifted superheroes face a rising tide of anti-mutant sentiment led by Col. William Stryker.
Year: 2003
Duration: 2hr 13m
Director: Bryan Singer
Cast: Halle Berry, Patrick Stewart, Bryan Singer, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, Famke Janssen, Brian Cox, Alan Cumming, James Marsden, Anna Paquin, Rebecca Romijn


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