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The Best Films And Series Coming to Netflix This June

As summer continues to bring heat upon our quarantined lives, Netflix will be introducing new shows and films this June.

Sure to make it to your binge-watch list are these critically-acclaimed Filipino movies, animes, and other throwback films and new seasons of our beloved series.

Filipino Films

Pinoy Sunday

 

Release Date: June 5, 2020

Inspired by a 1958 Roman Polanski short, this lighthearted examination of modern life in Taipei follows two Filipino immigrants, Manuel and Dado, during their day off from work, when the chance discovery of a discarded couch leads to adventure.

SUNOD

 

Release Date: June 14, 2020

As the medical expenses for her daughter stack up, a mother takes a demanding call center job where the building’s sinister secrets begin to haunt her.

LOLA IGNA

 

Release Date: June 18, 2020

An elderly woman finds her life disrupted when her family and village realize she has a chance at a world record for being the oldest grandmother alive. (Lola Igna was awarded Best Picture, Best Screenplay, Best Musical Score and Best Actress at the 2019 Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino Awards Night)

UNTRUE

 

Release Date: June 22, 2020

Mara moves from the Philippines to the country of Georgia, where she meets a mysterious man, Joachim. They develop feelings for one another, until Joachim claims to hear peculiar sounds and see visions of a strange woman.

Animes

Cardcaptor Sakura

Release Date: TBA

Cardcaptor Sakura tells the story of a young girl, Sakura Kinomoto who found a book of Clow Cards in their a library at home. Out of her curiosity, she opened it and accidentally freed the magical cards stored inside except the ‘Windy’ card. Now Sakura must capture all the cards to prevent the catastrophe told by Kerberos, one of the two Guardians of the Clow Cards created by Clow Reed.

A Whisker Away

 

Release Date: June 18

Bright and bubbly student Miyo Sasaki transforms into a cat to get her crush’s attention. But then, the boundary between her life as a human and as a cat starts to blur.

Series

Queer Eye Season 5

 

Release Date: June 5

Queer Eyes’s Fab Five In Philly will have us grabbing our tissues once again as our fab five bring their expertise to the City of Brotherly Love to help transform the lives of 10 new heroes. Among many others, this new group includes a clergy member with sexuality issues, a woman who feels inadequate for being extremely tall, and a mother of a 3-year-old who struggles to balance her life as a parent and as a doctor.

13 Reasons Why Season 4

 

Release Date: June 5

With the main cast returning, the fourth season will look into the lives of the graduating students of Liberty High School as they deal with the life-changing repercussions of their past decisions.

The Politician: Season 2

 

Release Date: June 19

Payton Hobart’s (Ben Platt)  returns for Season 2, this time to win the current New York Senate seat being held by Judith Light’s Dede Standish.

Other Films 

Papertowns

 

Release Date: June 1

Based on a John Green novel, it follows senior high school student Quentin Jacobsen as he sets off on a road trip with his best friends to find his longtime crush Margo Roth Spiegelman, who vanished after spending a night with him to fulfill a revenge-fueled mission.

Ghost Ship

 

Release Date: June 4

Another film to throw us 90’s kids down the memory lane. Ghost Ship is 2002 horror film that follows a salvage crew as they discover an uninhabited passenger ship floating in the Bering Sea.

Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

Release Date: June 1

A 2009 American romantic comedy film starring Matthew McConaughey and  Jennifer Garner, this film is about a serial womanizer who is haunted by the ghosts of his past girlfriends while attending his brother’s wedding,.

Which of these Netflix films and shows are most excited to watch or rewatch? 

 

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