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Dark Side of the Ring returns, exploring wrestling’s shadowy corners of spandex and blood
This season is the longest yet, with stories from across the strange history of pro wrestling.
What to watch on Neon, Netflix, and other streaming services right now
The best new releases to hit streaming services over the past week.
Acting titan Sean Bean stars in Time, a prison drama and cracking thriller
Cracker writer Jimmy McGovern is back with a… cracking new show.
Croods, War & Peace, hot docs and everything else on Neon this August
And don’t sleep on Neon’s Documentary Month titles.
Pack your bags for the lacerating satire of rich resort comedy The White Lotus
“You have to treat these people like sensitive children.”
The 20 best movies on Neon New Zealand
We perused Neon for the best films available to stream.
The Girlfriend Experience’s new season is strange, sexy and sometimes unsettling
A shift to near-future London explores VR, simulation and AI.
New to NZ streaming services this July
This month’s round-up of the big shows and movies coming to NZ.
Glossy Aussie series Eden has cinematic aspirations to match its mystery
Eden stylishly unpacks the secrets revealed by a young woman’s disappearance.
Tenet, Eden, We Are Lady Parts and everything else on Neon this July
Neon also asks: Who is America?
Jessica Biel investigates a mass disappearance in uneasy, ominous series Limetown
A podcast adaptation perfect for those that miss Mulder and Scully and couldn’t get enough of Serial.
Bump proves adolescence is already hard enough, even without a surprise birth
Funny with moments of poignancy, Bump’s “unbelievable” premise isn’t that uncommon.
Domina’s modern take on ancient family politics, power, sex and revenge
Domina lends an ancient patriarchal tale a much-needed modern spin.
Young Rock is a comedic love letter to Dwayne Johnson’s dynastic wrestling family
Dwayne Johnson and friends have cooked up a hilarious new show.
Amy Poehler brings inescapable teen averageness to life in Duncanville
New animated sitcom chronicles constant – and hilarious – punishment by the puberty gods.
Young Rock, Limetown, Relic and everything else on Neon this June
Also includes Flicks favourite Portrait of a Lady on Fire.
Kevin Bacon plays an unredeemable scumbag with gusto in crime drama City on a Hill
Bacon’s character is unapologetically corrupt, usually insulting people between sips of day-booze.
Move over Doctor Who, Intergalactic is the new space-travelling British sci-fi to watch
New British sci-fi show is powered by a great female ensemble.
Shrill’s modern coming-of-age story concludes in its third and final season
Like its heroine, Shrill keeps learning, growing and thriving, right to the very end.
All hail the sweet and uncynical joy of Parks and Recreation
Across seven seasons, Parks and Rec minted a whole new era of comedy stars.
Made for Love is black comedy with great performances and a thoroughly chilling premise
Should cement Cristin Milioti’s status as a star – and let’s hear it for Ray Romano.
The Handmaid’s Tale is back, as edge-of-the-seat and nail-bitingly tense as ever
Another season of perpetual on-the-edge-of-your-sofa tension is here.