Netflix July 2021: best movies, series and documentaries to watch - from Sex/life to Fear Street and Ray

From a new mask wearing dating show to the return of Mindy Kaling’s teen comedy Never Have I Ever, here are our top TV and film picks to watch this month of Netflix

Another month, means another batch of new releases, with Netflix set to add more award-worthy shows and films to their rosters.

Amongst the highlights is the return on teen comedy Never Have I Ever, Comedian Tim Robinson’s I Think You Should Leave, and Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood.

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Sexy Beasts (Netflix)
Sexy Beasts (Netflix)

These are my top TV and film picks to watch this July on Netflix.

Young Royals - 02 July

The new teen drama sees Prince Wilhelm adjust to life at his prestigious new boarding school, Hillerska. However, following his heart proves more challenging than anticipated.

Fear Street Part 1: 1994 - 2 July

Get ready for a month of murder mystery, with three Fear Street films being released in July. The first one is set in 1994, following a teen and her friends take on an avail force that’s plagued their notorious town for centuries.

I Think You Should Leave - 6 July

The absurd, surreal, sketch series returns for season two. Created by comedian Tim Robinson, the first season was loved by critics and became a cult classic with the viewers thanks to its celebrity guest stars and cringe worthy comedy.

Virgin River - 9 July

The romantic drama returns for season three. The new series sees LA transplant Mel settle into her relationship with Jack, but not without some hiccups along the way.

Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 7 July

Quentin Tarantino’s film finally arrives on the streaming platform. The movie follows a TV actor and his stunt-double friend weighing their next move in an LA rocked by change as the scene’s hottest couple arrives next door.

Naomi Osaka - 13 July

The three-part docu series follows Tennis’s new superstar Naomi Osaka. This intimate series follows Osaka as she explores her cultural roots and navigates her multifaceted identity as a tennis champ and rising leader.

Never Have I Ever - 15 July

After warming our hearts during the first lockdown, Mindy Kaling’s teen comedy returns for season two. After a traumatic year, Devi now finds herself in a love triangle between her crush Paxton and her academic rival Ben. However, the new series sees her mother Nalini wanting to move back to their native India. The show is also narrated by tennis legend John McEnroe.

Sexy Beasts - 21 July

Sexy Beasts looks set to be one of the weirdest and most talked about shows of 2021. The new dating show combines Love Is Blind with science fiction. The daters meet in person, but they have prosthetics and make-up, making them look like demons, furry animals, and other unknown creatures.

Masters Of The Universe: Revelation - 23 July

The 80’s series Masters Of The Universe has received a reboot thanks to Kevin Smith. After a calamitous battle fractures Eternia, Teela and an unlikely alliance must prevent the end of the Universe in this sequel​ to the 80s classic.