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Netflix releases a unique compilation of films and series for March

Sun, Mar. 11, 2018
CAIRO – 11 March 2018: Egypt Today looks at few of the series and films now or soon to be available to subscribers of Netflix Middle East and North Africa.

"Grand Hotel: Secret of the Nile" – 3/15/2018

Ali (Amr Youssef) visits the luxurious Grand Hotel in 1950's Egypt to visit his sister, who works as a maid, only to discover she has mysteriously vanished and the hotel's workers and wealthy residents know nothing about it. Ali is thrust into a complicated web of secrets, lies and love.

"The Cloverfield Paradox" – 2/4/2018

The mysterious third installment to the cryptic “Cloverfield” film franchise, the story is now set on a space-station floating above the Earth, which is facing a massive resource crisis that threatens the stability of the human race. However, an attempt at generating new energy goes horribly wrong.

"Santa Clarita Diet" (Season 2) - 3/23/2018

Season 2 of the “Santa Clarita Diet” continues the horror-comedy web series about a husband and wife realtor couple who face a tiny bit of a problem in their relationship when wife Sheila (Drew Barrymore) accidentally turns into a zombie and must keep her craving for human flesh at bay; nothing a bit of couple's therapy wouldn't help.

"A Series of Unfortunate Events" (Season 2) – 3/30/2018

This adaptation of Lemony Snicket's beloved black comedy gothic book series returns as second season, following the Baudelaire orphans as they evade all manner of threats set up by the wicked Count Olaf (Neil Patrick Harris) setting forth to uncover the truth behind their parent's death.

"21 Thunder" - 3/1/2018

A Canadian soccer drama that explores the lives and careers of Montreal Thunder U21 (Under 21) Team, both on and off the field, as they deal with their personal issues, bond together as brothers and team-mates and aim for the top.

"Annihilation" – 3/12/2018

Starring Natalie Portman, this adaptation of weird author Jeff Vandermeer's “Southern Reach” book series follows a group of five women scientists who investigate a bizarre alien threat known as 'The Shimmer', which warps everything around it into bizarre new forms, including organic life.

"Benji" – 3/16/2018

The adorable Benji is back with a whole new movie, where he helps a broken family heal by helping to rescue two children from their kidnappers.

"The Outsider" – 3/9/2018

Left behind in Japan after World War II, an American soldier (Jared Leto) enters into the criminal underworld of the Yakuza, where he forms strange bonds and learns their way of life on his road to freedom.

"First Match" – 3/30/2018

A teen from Brooklyn's foster care system wishes to reconnect with her birth father, and discovers the best way to do that is to get into an all-boy wrestling team in her high-school, where she must face off against a culture of masculinity and prove she has what it takes to come on top.

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