New On Netflix: What To Watch In October

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Living Undocumented

Now airing

Giving human context to America’s immigration debate, this new documentary series follows the journeys of eight undocumented families as they face potential deportation. Executive produced by Selena Gomez, Living Undocumented is a harrowing reveal of the high cost many must pay to try and live the American dream.

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Raising Dion

Now airing

A widowed mum sets out to solve the mystery surrounding her young son’s emerging superpowers, while keeping his extraordinary gifts under wraps. Based on a 2015 comic book and short film of the same name by Dennis Liu, this new series embodies all the superhero meets science-fiction feels. Starring Michael B. Jordan, Alisha Wainwright and newcomer Ja’Siah Young.

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In The Tall Grass

Now airing

Just in time for Halloween later this month, In The Tall Grass is Netflix’s latest Stephen King adaptation. After hearing a young boy’s cry for help, siblings Becky and Cal venture into a vast field of tall grass in Kansas, only to become ensnared themselves by a sinister force that quickly disorients and separates them. Cut off from the world and unable to escape the field’s tightening grip, they soon discover that the only thing worse than getting lost is being found. Based on the novella by King and Joe Hill.

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Rotten: Season 2

Now airing

Hot on the heels of a successful first season, “Rotten” is back to reveal more unsavoury truths about the seedy underbelly of the global food industry. From avocados to wine and chocolate, the food we love comes at a price, and this docuseries exposes all.

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Riverdale: Season 4

Airs on: Thursday, 10 October

The storylines get more bonkers each season, but we still love it. Dark teen series Riverdale is back, and this time Archie and gang are getting ready for senior year. What dastardly doom lies in store? Tune in to find out.

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El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

Airs on: Friday, 11 October

Picking up right where the finale of Breaking Bad left off, follow fugitive Jesse Pinkman as he runs from his captors, the law and his past. The long-awaited movie is written and directed by series creator, Vince Gilligan, and welcomes back Aaron Paul as the former student-turned sidekick.

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Airs on: Friday, 11 October

There’s nothing like a good mystery thriller to keep you up all night and Fractured promises to do just that with its intriguing plot line. The story begins when Ray Monroe and his wife Joanne rush their daughter to the emergency room of a nearby hospital after she is hurt in an accident. After being sent away for further testing, Ray’s wife and daughter vanish and all records of their visit disappear. Cue a desperate search to find his family and discover the truth of what happened to them.

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Living With Yourself

Airs on: Friday, 18 October

This isn’t a drill – new Paul Rudd alert! This time, he’s starring in new Netflix original Living With Yourself: an inventive existential comedy that asks “do we really want to be better?”. The story begins with Miles, a man struggling in life. When he undergoes a novel spa treatment that promises to make him a better person, he finds he has been replaced by a new and improved version of himself. As he deals with the unintended consequences of his actions, Miles finds he must fight for his wife, his career and even his very identity.

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The Laundromat

Airs on: Friday, 18 October

Hollywood heavyweights Meryl Streep, Gary Oldman and Antonio Banderas join forces to bring us this tale of tax evasion, bribery and other illicit absurdities that the super wealthy indulge in to support the world’s corrupt financial system. When her idyllic vacation takes an unthinkable turn, Ellen Martin begins investigating a fake insurance policy, only to find herself down a rabbit hole of questionable dealings that can be linked to a Panama City law firm and its vested interest in helping the world’s wealthiest citizens amass even larger fortunes.

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Tell Me Who I Am

Airs on: Friday, 18 October

It’s no secret that Netflix has been knocking it out of the park with its gripping documentary originals and October’s offering is no exception. Tell Me Who I Am is based on the traumatic true life story of the Lewis twins. After losing his memory at age 18, Alex Lewis relies on his twin brother Marcus to teach him who he is. But the idyllic childhood Alex paints is hiding a traumatic family secret that the twins must finally face together decades later.

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Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Airs on: Wednesday, 23 October

Join renowned-chef David Chang as he and a celebrity guest spend the day exploring a single city, its culture and its cuisine. As the pair travel through each city, they will also uncover new and surprising things about themselves. This is a must-watch for any fans of the ever-popular Ugly Delicious series.

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