Your Netflix must-see list as we begin a new month.
It’s over 20 years since the unsolved death of six-year-old American beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey and it remains the world’s most sensational child murder case. Casting JonBenet was filmed over 15 months in the Ramsey’s hometown. You’ll see the responses and reflections of the community and the retelling of the story, and take a look at the possible suspects, determine why some suspects definitely didn’t do it, all interwoven with testimony from those involved with the case.
This Netflix original comedy series is inspired by the 2014 best-selling autobiography of Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso, who went from selling vintage clothes on eBay to building a multi-million dollar fashion empire while still in her 20s. Created by Kay Cannon (Pitch Perfect and 30 Rock) and executive produced by Charlize Theron, Laverne McKinnon, Beth Kono, Christian Ditter and Sophia Amoruso herself.
DEAR WHITE PEOPLE
Based on the 2014 movie, this Netflix original series caused outrage and was claimed as being racist towards white people in its endeavour to promote black issues. Our advice would be to watch the movie and series before jumping to conclusions and judging it by its name.
HOT GIRLS WANTED: TURNED ON
If you haven’t watched the graphic but fascinating Hot Girls Wanted documentary, about young women drawn into the sex trade and how easy it is for a web-savvy generation to end up making porn, get on it. Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On is a new Netflix original series taking a look at how porn, our relationships and technology are affecting us, through the personal stories of those involved in internet porn – whether they’re creating it or consuming it.
The streaming service has started to increase their library of stand-up specials, with Amy Schumer’s The Leather Special last month and Jerry Seinfeld and Chris Rock on the way soon. Louis CK 2017 and Kevin Hart What Now? comedy specials are coming this month.
Check out these three must-see Netflix originals you can watch right now.