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Being a big Movie/TV fan, one of the best things at the beginning of each month is the new additions to Netflix. In March- here’s my top ten of the best  new things to check out…

House Of Cards Season Three (Netflix Original available -February 27th) – I’ve been waiting for this one.  If you haven’t seen it, “House of Cards” has it all – sex, politics, nakedness, and even tasty ribs.  Kevin Spacey is excellent as Frank Underwood the scheming politician desperate for power.  One of the five best television shows out there.

A Different World: The Complete Series (Available March 15th) – The show “The Cosby Show” spin-off for Denise Huxtable (Lisa Bonet) until she left.  Then, the classic college-themed sitcom served as launching pad for the careers of Jada Pinkett, Sinbad,  Marisa Tomei, Loretta Devine and more.  The whole series is here so you can catch guest star appearances from Halle Berry, Tupac Shakur, En Vogue, Whoopi Goldberg and more.

The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix Original-Available March 6th) – Tina Fey (SNL, 30 Rock) has created a new show and Netflix has it! The show stars  Elle Kempner (The Office, Bridesmaids) as a woman who escapes a cult and starts her life over in New York-yes, it is comedy.

Mad Men Season 7 (Part 1)  – (Available March 22nd) – The show that changed the game, Mad Men, ushered in the new golden age of television. Great writing, acting, production values-Mad Men is now the bar other shows strive for.  If you haven’t seen any of it, I suggest a binge-watching marathon.  The second half of the final season airs on AMC in April.

How To Train Your Dragon 2 – (Available March 11th) – Nominated for a Best Animated Movie Oscar this year (but losing to the excellent Big Hero Six), HTTYD 2 is quality offering for the family.  That’s enough right there…you won’t have to sift through all the animated junk clogging up your search.

Bloodline (Netflix Original) – (Available March 20th) Kyle Chandler stars in a show that Netflix describes as “a dramatic thriller that explores the demons lurking beneath the surface of a contemporary American family. The Rayburns are hard-working pillars of their Florida Keys community. But when the black sheep son comes home for the 45th anniversary of his parents’ hotel, he threatens to expose the Rayburns’ dark secrets and shameful past, pushing his siblings to the limits of family loyalty.” I’m in- Netflix has been on it with their original series so far.

Tyler Perry’s Single Moms Club – (Available March 9th)  – Tyler Perry fans if you missed this one, you’ll be able to check out Nia Long and crew share in single life and sisterhood soon!

Life Itself – (Available March 19th) – I had to chance to watch this excellent documentary of movie critic Roger Ebert last year and I’m so glad it’s coming to Netflix.  This a film that times is hard to watch (a very ill Ebert going through treatment) but is fascinating in every way.  “Thumbs Up!” as Roger would say.

The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (Available March 9th) – The excellent Robin Williams left us last year.  He had three movies released near or after his death.  “The Angriest Man in Brooklyn,” was one of them. And, in weird twist, the plot of the movie involves of an angry man (Williams) who is told he only has 90 minutes to live.  I haven’t seen yet-but look forward to watching.

The Man with the Iron Fists  – (Available March 31st) –  RZA stopped by the studio to promote this film that  a couple years back. He wrote the screenplay and directed, Sadly, I never got a chance to see.  So, I look forward to checking out the martial arts epic with Russell Crowe and Lucy Lui.

AND, ON A SAD NOTE, HERE’S WHAT’S LEAVING IN MARCH – (play sad music while reading for effect)

Leaving March 1:

3 Ninjas: Kick Back (1994)

Air Bud (1997)

Anaconda (1997)

Arachnophobia (19900

Brokedown Palace (1999)

Cheech & Chong’s Nice Dreams (1981)

Cool Runnings (1993)

Desperado (1995)

Dumb and Dumber (1994)

Emma (1996)

Evita (1996)

Fireproof (2008)

Freaky Friday (2003)

Fright Night (1985)

Girlfight (2000)

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)

Jackass: Number Two (2006)

Lords of Dogtown (2005)

Old Yeller (1957)

Ordinary People (1980)

Out of Time (2003)

Pretty in Pink (1986)

Rachel Getting Married (2008)

Riding in Cars with Boys (2001)

Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)

RoboCop 2 (1990)

RoboCop 3 (1993)

Saving Silverman (2001)

Seven (1995)

Swiss Family Robinson (1960)

The Baby Sitters Club (1995)

The Blair Witch Project (1999)

The Graduate (1967)

The Possession (2012)

The Sweetest Thing (2002)

Troop Beverly Hills (1989)

Leaving March 2:

Uptown Girls (2003)

Leaving March 3:

The Preacher’s Wife (1996)

Leaving March 5:

The Muppet Movie (1979)

Leaving March 11:

Flubber (1997)

Leaving March 12:

The Grey (2012)

Leaving March 15:

House on Haunted Hill (1959)

Muppet Treasure Island (1996)

Leaving March 16:

The Tale of Desperaux (2008)

Leaving March 22:

Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion (1997)

Leaving March 30:

Adventure Time (Seasons 1-4)

Ben 10 (Seasons 1-3)

Childrens Hospital (Seasons 1-2)

Codename: Kids Next Door (Seasons 4-6)

Cow and Chicken (Season 2)

Dexter’s Laboratory (Season 3-4)

Dude, What Would Happen? (Season 2)

Ed, Edd ‘n’ Eddy (Season 3-4)

Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends (Season 2)

Johnny Bravo (Season 2)

Regular Show (Season 1-4)

Robot Chicken (Season 1-2)

Samurai Jack (Season 2)

The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (Season 3-4)

Leaving March 31:

Legends of the Fall (1994)



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