14/04/2016 11:02 PM AEST | Updated 15/07/2016 12:51 PM AEST

Netflix This April: What's New And What's Coming


With daylight savings leaving us for another year, it's time to burrow down in the warmth of our homes, hot chocolate in hand and our favourite shows at the ready.

After all, there's really no need to go outside when it's so dreary and cold. And when Netflix goes and releases a slew of new series, classic movies and documentaries, turning down the couch just isn't an option.

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Written and directed by Ricky Gervais, this Netflix Original movie sees Gervais star alongside Australia’s Eric Bana. The duo play struggling radio journalists who stage a missile strike in Ecuador from an apartment above a restaurant in Queens.

Out April 29

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Season Two

The second season of Tina Fey’s glorious comedy premieres on April 15 bringing Ellie Kemper back into our lives, as she continues to reclaim her life in New York City after escaping a cult of 15 years.

Out April 15

The Ranch, Part 1

Ashton Kutcher’s latest sitcom has scored mixed reviews with critics, some comparing it to a lousier version of The Big Bang Theory and the like. Background TV or not -- people are pretty excited about the all-star cast of Kutcher, Elisha Cuthbert and Danny Masterson.

Out now

The Babadook

It’s the Australian psychological thriller that made waves at Sundance. The story of a grieving widow who realises her son’s fear of a monster from a children’s book might not be so far removed after all.

Out now


This documentary follows a group of 15-year-old girls hailing from 60 countries who seamlessly bust any myth that computer science is for boys while focusing on the lack of female representation in the tech industry.

Out now


Need you be reminded of this brilliant piece of work? Sit back and revel in the nostalgia of Steven Spielberg’s 1982 classic.

Out April 20