New Releases on Netflix: August 5th, 2019

No Good Nick part 2 arrives on Netflix – Picture: Netflix

It’s Monday and we’re kicking off the week with a bunch of brand new Netflix Originals and a few new foreign movies with one being particularly worthy of a watch. Here’s what’s new on Netflix for August 5th, 2019. 

All was quiet over the weekend but just a reminder, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj has returned for its fourth volume with new episodes releasing every Sunday for the next 5 weeks.

There have been quite a few removals over the weekend and today which we’ll list in full at the end of this article. For now, here’s what’s new:


Enter the Anime (2019) Netflix Original

Genre: Documentary, Anime
Director: Alex Burunova
Cast: Kozo Morishita, Yoko Takahashi, Shinji Aramaki, Kenji Kamiyama
Runtime: 58 mins

Featuring interviews and footage from many of the anime you can find right now on Netflix, this documentary introduces the genre to someone who is unfamiliar with it.

It’s an hour crash course on the art form that compels millions around the world. If you’re not hot on anime, give this a go and you may just find your next binge. Even veterans of the genre will enjoy the insight from some of the biggest names in anime.

We’ve got more on who features in this documentary in our dedicated preview.


No Good Nick (Part 2)

Genre: Comedy, Family
Cast: Siena Agudong, Lauren Lindsey Donzis, Kalama Epstein, Sean Astin

The Netflix teen sitcom No Good Nick returns to conclude the first full season of No Good Nick with part 2. Starring Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings, Stranger Things) he plays the father who has just fostered a girl who is less than honest with her new family. She spent the first part of the show scamming her new family but looks like she had a potential change of heart towards the end.

Part 2 once again consists of 10 episodes and now we’ll have wait and see whether the show will get a full 20 episode renewal.


No One Will Ever Know (2018)

Genre: Drama
Director: Jesús Torres Torres
Cast: Adriana Paz, Jorge A. Jimenez, David Medel, Arcelia Ramírez
Runtime: 102 min
Language: Spanish

For loves of independent Spanish movies, this is absolutely for you. Jesús Torres Torres writes and directs this drama.

Here’s the IMDb description for the movie:

An anodyne environment and a perennial lack of affection, push Lucia and Braulio to turn in the fiction world; to materialize their dreams. Neither inclement reality can stop them.


What’s Been Removed from Netflix (August 5)

Today saw the removal of the entire SlowTV library from Norway. The various titles saw relatively mundane things play out over a long period of time.

  • Mothers and Daughters (2016)
  • Parched (2015)
  • Slow TV: National Firewood Evening (2013)
  • Slow TV: National Firewood Morning (2013)
  • Slow TV: National Firewood Night (2013)
  • Slow TV: National Knitting Evening (2013)
  • Slow TV: National Knitting Night (2013)
  • Slow TV: Salmon Fishing (2013)
  • Slow TV: The Telemark Canal (2012)
  • Slow TV: Train Ride Bergen to Oslo (2009)

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