Entertainment.ie's TV Editor Fiona Flynn picks the TV shows, movies and documentaries arriving to Netflix this month that you won't want to miss.

August 1st

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

It's 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang'! This classic is usually reserved for watching while monching on a selection box over the festive season but now you can watch it whenever you want.


August 3rd

Like Father

It's Frasier and Kristen Bell, so what's not to like?

When a workaholic young executive (Bell), is left at the altar, she ends up on her Caribbean honeymoon cruise with the last person she ever expected: her estranged and equally workaholic father (Kelsey Grammer). This will probably be very cheesy but think of all the wonderful platitudes we'll learn along the way.


August 10th


This has got binge-watch written all over it. Described as a ''coming of rage story'', 'Insatiable' is a dark, twisted revenge comedy starring Debby Ryan, Dallas Roberts, and Alyssa Milano.

For years, Patty has been bullied, ignored, and underestimated by those around her because of her weight. But now that she finds herself suddenly thin, Patty is out for payback against anyone who has ever made her feel bad about herself.


August 17th

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

This Netflix Original Film is based on a best-selling book and follows a teenager who realises that the love letters for every boy she's ever loved have been mysteriously mailed out. Yes, it's high school stuff but it seems funny enough from the trailer... okay, so we want to watch it just for the last scene in the trailer. Take a look:



This much-anticipated new Netflix animation hails from 'The Simpsons' Matt Groening and is set in the crumbling medieval kingdom of Dreamland. It follows the the misadventures of hard-drinking young princess Bean, her feisty elf companion Elfo, and her personal demon Luci. Along the way, the oddball trio will encounter ogres, sprites, harpies, imps, trolls, walruses, and lots of human fools.


August 23rd

Follow This

In partnership with BuzzFeed, this pop-doc series takes viewers behind-the-scenes of BuzzFeed’s award-winning journalism — exploring stories through the lens and personalities of its diverse editorial team. Each episode will immerse viewers in a variety of topics and settings worldwide — from unexpected underground phenomena to evergreen global conversations.

August 24th


From the makers of 'Insidious', 'Get Out' and 'Udta Punjab' - 'Ghoul' is a chilling series about a prisoner who arrives at a remote military interrogation centre and turns the tables on his interrogators, exposing their most shameful secrets. You can fight the demons of this world but what about the ones that aren't?


August 30th

Bridget Jones's Baby

The long-awaited third Bridget Jones movie sees Bridget, well, having a baby. The clue is the title really.


Aug 31st


In its much-anticipated second season, 'Ozark' continues to follow Marty Bryde and his family as they navigate the murky waters of life within a dangerous drug cartel. With Del out, the crime syndicate sends their ruthless attorney Helen Pierce to town to shake things up just as The Byrdes are finally settling in. Marty and Wendy struggle to balance their family interests amid the escalating dangers presented by their partnerships with the power-hungry Snells, the cartel and their new deputy, Ruth Langmore, whose father Cade has been released from prison. The stakes are even higher than before and The Byrdes soon realize they have to go all in before they can get out.


The Comedy Lineup: Part 2

Ireland's own Aisling Bea features in this special which sees emerging comics take the mic for a series of 15-minute stand-up sets, filmed live in front of an intimate crowd at Atlanta's historic Terminal West. Others in the lineup include Emma Willmann, Janelle James, Josh Johnson, JR De Guzman, Kate Willett, Matteo Lane, and Max Silvestri.