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Dublin: 5 °C Sunday 25 February, 2018

Cardboard Gangsters, Kick-Ass 2, Queer Eye and everything else that's new to Netflix this weekend

There’s plenty to keep you occupied this weekend.

1. Cardboard Gangsters


Rated 100% by critics on Rotten Tomatoes, John Connors’ 2017 movie Cardboard Gangsters is now on Netflix, if you didn’t manage to catch it in cinemas. Set in Darndale, it’s been lauded a Dublin version of Boyz n the Hood – “noisy, loud, violent and sad.”

Source: WildCard Distribution/YouTube

 2. My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman: George Clooney

As you probably expect from the title, David Letterman interviewed George Clooney. They chat for 60 mins about loads of topics, including how George met Amal.

Source: Netflix/YouTube

3. Dynasty (Season One)

Nope, not *that* Dynasty, but the reboot. The Carringtons and the Colbys feud for control over their fortune and their children in a modern day setting. iPhones, laptops and homosexual relationships bring Dynasty into the 21st century.

Source: Netflix Asia/YouTube

4. Queer Eye (Season One)

A gang of five gay men head out and offer makeovers to people, clear junk out of their homes and help straight men step out of their comfort zones.

Source: Netflix/YouTube

 5. Black Lightning

Jefferson Pierce is a superhero who can harness and control electricity. The type of person you’d like to share a tent with at a music festival when your phone’s gone dead. Pierce steps out of the crime-fighting scene for a decade, hoping that the violence and stress on his family will end, but he gets dragged right back in when the safety of his entire community is at risk.

Source: The CW Television Network/YouTube

6. When We First Met

A guy meets the girl of his dreams and they have the perfect first date. However, it doesn’t end in a relationship. Three years later, she’s about to marry his best friend and he’s full of regret that he didn’t make a move when he had the chance, but gets the chance to rectify this when he accidentally travels back in time.

Source: Netflix/YouTube

7. Seeing Allred

A documentary about Gloria Allred, a woman who has spent 40 years asserting and protecting the rights of women, overcoming her own personal trauma while being scrutinized by media and powerful men.

Source: Netflix/YouTube

8. Kick-Ass 2

Chloe Moretz and Aaron Taylor-Johnson star as Kick-Ass and Hit Girl – two superheroes trying to live like normal teenagers while fighting crime together.

Source: Kick-Ass 2/YouTube

9. Fred Armisen: Standup For Drummers

An extreme niche comedy show.

Source: Netflix/YouTube

10. David Brent: Life on the Road

This one won’t be on Netflix until tomorrow, but it’s a slightly less niche comedy show.

Source: Entertainment One UK/YouTube

11. Beyond (Season two)

From the people behind Battlestar Galactica and Heroes, comes Beyond. A young man wakes up from a coma after 12 years and discovers supernatural abilities that propel him into the middle of a dangerous conspiracy.

Source: TV Promos/YouTube

12. Fury

Brad Pitt stars as battle-hardened army sergeant Don Collier, who leads his five-man Sherman tank crew into a deadly mission behind enemy lines during WWII.

Source: Sony Pictures Entertainment/YouTube

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