This week’s Netflix Streaming releases begins on Easter with the release of season 3 of the popular Disney Channel show “A.N.T. Farm”. It’s just the beginning of an intriguing week of Netflix Streaming debuts, interspersed with reality shows and 2013 indie releases.
Fans of movies about people with goofy alliterative names are in for a treat on the 21st, with the release of 2013’s “Charlie Countryman”, starring Shia LeBeouf in what he currently claims is one of his final roles, as well as the light-hearted 2003 film “Danny Deckchair” starring Rhys Ifans.
The most interesting release this week might be 2013’s “Don Jon,” starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who also makes his directing debut. The film co-stars Scarlett Johansson and Julianne Moore. “Don Jon” debuts on the 23rd.
To learn more about this week’s additional releases, including new seasons of the reality shows “30 Days,” “Gold Rush” and “Freakshow,” view the list. Keep track of the latest Netflix Streaming releases by subscribing to the Netflix Instant Examiner today.
'A.N.T. Farm: Season 3'
Meet Chyna, a gifted young singer who skips ahead to the high school Advanced Natural Talent program, much to the annoyance of fellow prodigies.
'Charlie Countryman' (2013)
Shia LaBeouf, Evan Rachel Wood, Mads Mikkelsen, Til Schweiger, Rupert Grint, James Buckley, Ion Caramitru, Vincent D'Onofrio, Melissa Leo
Led to Romania by haunting visions, young American Charlie Countryman falls hard for an alluring cellist whose father has recently died -- and whose violent past could bring about his own demise.
'Danny Deckchair' (2003)
Rhys Ifans, Miranda Otto, Justine Clarke, Rhys Muldoon, Frank Magree, Anthony Phelan, John Batchelor
A truck driver hatches a novel way to escape his humdrum life: he ties helium-filled balloons to his deck chair and floats into the sky. But a violent thunderstorm sends him hurtling over the Outback, where he lands in a small town.
'Gold Rush: Season 3'
In this sign-of-the-times reality show, six victims of the economic downturn decide they have a better chance of striking gold than finding new jobs. As a result, the Oregonians soon find themselves in Porcupine Creek, Alaska, panning for ore.
'Instructions Not Included' (2013)
Eugenio Derbez, Jessica Lindsey, Loreto Peralta, Daniel Raymont, Alessandra Rosaldo, Hugo Stiglitz
When Acapulco playboy Valentín finds a baby girl on his doorstep, he hightails it across the border to locate the infant's mother. But when she proves elusive, Valentín unexpectedly begins to develop feelings for the tot.
'30 Days: Season 1-3'
What better way to give people a crash course in empathy than to have them inhabit somebody else's life for 30 days? That's exactly what Super Size Me director and star Morgan Spurlock does on this popular FX Network show. Season 2 opens with "a border-patrolling minuteman" moving in with an undocumented Mexican family and continues with episodes on abortion, New Age healing, prisons (with Spurlock himself spending time behind bars) and more.
'Exit Through The Gift Shop' (2010)
Filmmaker Thierry Guetta's project to chronicle the underground world of street art takes a fascinating twist when he meets elusive stencil artist Banksy, who turns the project around to film Guetta while he reinvents himself as a street artist.
'Freakshow: Season 1'
AMC's Freakshow follows Todd Ray's quirky family business - the Venice Beach Freakshow. Spectators gather to see truly unique people, specimens and creatures. Normal is relative.
'Don Jon' (2013)
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore, Tony Danza, Glenne Headly, Brie Larson
Jon Martello's romantic exploits are legendary among his friends, but his obsession with online porn saps his enthusiasm for real sex. As he searches for intimacy -- or avoids it -- Jon meets two women with vital lessons to teach him.
'Switched At Birth: Season 3'
In this ABC Family drama series, a pair of unsuspecting teens discover they were accidentally switched at birth, setting off a chain reaction of life-altering changes to the families they've always known.
'The Benchwarmers' (2006)
Rob Schneider, David Spade, Jon Heder, Jon Lovitz, Craig Kilborn, Molly Sims, Tim Meadows
Humiliated as children on the baseball field, a trio of adult friends form a three-man team to take on the top Little League squads, becoming unlikely champions for uncoordinated kids everywhere.