August is coming and with it some new releases on #Netflix. In terms of films, here are three exciting new titles for you to watch.

1. Icarus

The documentary film follows an investigation of the effects of using drugs for sports. The movie’s director, Bryan Fogel, uncovers the whole story of the Russian doping scandal during the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.

In December 2016, there were reports that about 1000 Russian athletes, who participated in 30 different sports and events, practices doping orchestrated by officials. In “Icarus,” Fogel, an amateur bike racer, uses dope on himself to find out if his endurance would improve and the other effects of the practice.

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Fogel works with Dr. Grigory Rodchenkov, a regenerate Russian scientist. Dr. Rodchenkov was at the heart of the doping practices during the Sochi Winter Olympics and was also the director of the Russian anti-doping laboratory.

“Icarus” premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January and won the U.S. Documentary Orwell Award. Fogel co-wrote the film with Mark Monroe and Timothy Rode and produced the film with Dan Cogan, Jim Swartz, and David Fialkow.

The film will be available on Netflix on August 4.

2. Naked

After “Before I Fall” and “Happy Death Day,” Netflix is releasing another time loop film. “Naked” stars Marlon Wayans who plays Rob Anderson. He is going to be married to the girl of his dreams and went partying with his friends instead of preparing for the wedding the day before the wedding.

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He wakes up on his wedding day, naked in the hotel elevator. He had to keep reliving the hour before the wedding.

The film also stars Regina Hall, Jonathan Todd Jackson, Scott Foley, Loretta Devine, Brian McNight and Dennis Haysbert. The film is co-written by Marlon Wayans with Rick Alvarez and Cory Koller. Wayans produced the film with Alvarez and Todd Garner. Garner and Wayans have previously worked together and produced the films “White Chicks” and “Little Man.”

The film will be available on Netflix on August 11.

3. Death Note

A live-action remake based on the 2003 original manga series by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata, “#Death Note” is highly anticipated, though faced with some criticism upon the release of the film’s trailer.

Death Note” follows the life of Light who discovers the notebook of a rogue Shinigami Ryuk. The notebook, called the death note, grants the user the ability to kill anyone whose name is written in its pages. With the power to kill anyone, Light attempts to cleanse the world of evil, but a person called L is trying to stop him.

The film is produced by Masi Oka, a fan of the original manga series. The film stars Natt Wolff as Light Turner, Willem Dafoe as the Shinigami Ryuk and Keith Stanfield as L. The film introduces the character Mia Suffon, played by Margaret Qualley. Mia Suffon is the live action's version of the original manga’s Mia Amane.

The film will be available on Netflix on August 25. #Movies