What to watch on Neon, Netflix, and other streaming services right now


A bunch of big, brand new shows and films have arrived on Aotearoa streaming services.

Limetown

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Jessica Biel investigates the disappearance of over 300 people at a neuroscience research facility in this mystery series based on the hit podcast. If you’re a fan of The X-Files, Twilight Zone, and Serial, Dominic Corry reckons you’ll find plenty to enjoy here.

Betty: Season 2

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The new season of Crystal Moselle’s HBO series, based on her 2018 Sundance hit Skate Kitchen, continues to follow the misadventures of a diverse group of young women in the male-dominated New York skateboarding scene.

Dave: Season 2

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Dave Burd, AKA funnyman rap artist Lil’ Dicky, stars in this self-parody comedy series as a fictional version of himself. In this new season, he finds himself with a lot more money but almost no inspiration.

Black Summer: Season 2

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A group of strangers band together to survive the early days of the zombie apocalypse in this action-horror series from the producers of Z Nation.

Jason Segal and Dakota Johnson in Our Friend

Our Friend

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Jason Segel, Dakota Johnson and Casey Affleck star in this dramedy based on the true story of a family of four and a shock diagnosis: the mother has terminal cancer. During this pressing time, the couple’s close friend moves in to help.

The New Mutants

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Anya Taylor-Joy (Split), Charlie Heaton (Stranger Things) and Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones) star in this long-delayed X-Men spin-off film centred on a group of young mutants stuck in a creepy hospital for psychiatric evaluation.

White Riot

White Riot

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Documentary chonicling the Rock Against Racism (RAR) movement in 1970s UK. As neo-Nazis recruited the nation’s youth, RAR’s multicultural punk and reggae gigs provided rallying points for resistance.

The Superdeep

The Superdeep

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Based on a real event from the 1970s, this Russian horror follows drillers inside the deepest well in the world—more than 12,000m deep—who pick up strange sounds from their seismic sensors.