New to Netflix: August 2015

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Kristen Wiig, Steve Carrell and LeVar Burton at your binging service

Whether you’re a fan of silly rom-coms or critical darlings, there’s an under-the-radar surprise for almost everyone this month.

New to Netflix: August 2015

“SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD”

It’s got Keira Knightley, Steve Carell, Connie Britton, Adam Brody, Amy Schumer, the impending apocalypse and super-sweet indie vibes. (Available August 16)

New to Netflix: August 2015

“WELCOME TO ME”

Only Kristen Wiig could pull off playing a woman with Borderline Personality Disorder who wins the lottery–and then buys a talk show. (Available August 6)

New to Netflix: August 2015

“THE HURT LOCKER”

Remember when Kathryn Bigelow’s indie war movie beat out her ex-husband’s CGI blockbuster (James Cameron’s Avatar) for the Best Picture Oscar? Now’s your chance to stream it. (Available August 1)

New to Netflix: August 2015

“LEAP YEAR”

On the entire opposite end of the spectrum is this slightly cliché (but still entertaining) rom-com with Amy Adams. (Available August 12)

New to Netflix: August 2015

“ALEX OF VENICE”

First-time director Chris Messina (Danny Castellano on The Mindy Project) debuted this one (about a workaholic divorcée putting her life back together) at the Tribeca Film Festival to rave reviews. (Available August 15)

New to Netflix: August 2015

“FOR A GOOD TIME, CALL…”

Frenemy roommates start a phone-sex business from their too-good-to-be-true Manhattan apartment. Not the worst way to cackle on a Sunday afternoon. (Available August 12)

New to Netflix: August 2015

“TYLER PERRY’S MEET THE BROWNS”

Before it was a TBS sitcom, it was an Angela Bassett (and Sofia Vergara!) flick. (Available August 1)

New to Netflix: August 2015

“GIRL MEETS WORLD” (SEASON 1)

If you grew up with Cory and Topanga, you can’t not be a little curious about the reboot with them as parents. Ya know…to educate your niece… (Available August 23)

New to Netflix: August 2015

“READING RAINBOW” (VOLUME 1)

In more “yeah, totally for the kids” news: Enjoy this ’80s LeVar Burton flashback. (Available August 1)

New to Netflix: August 2015

LAST CALL: “ALBERT NOBBS”

Glenn Close got an Oscar nod for her portrayal of a woman posing as a man to get work in 19th-century Ireland. (Ends August 8)

New to Netflix: August 2015

LAST CALL: “FAMILY TIES” (SEASONS 1-7)

BABY MICHAEL J. (Ends August 15)

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