Just when you think you couldn’t love Netflix any more, the streaming giant has created one of the coolest add-ons we’ve seen. Last week, they launched Flixtape, a new service that allows you to build custom video mixtapes of your favorite television shows and movies currently in Netflix’s streaming library. Have a movie-lover date you want to impress? Have some friends that need to catch up on some TV shows? Better make them a Flixtape.
Searching through Netflix and deciding what to stream can be an endless mission, so we’ve gone ahead and whipped up some of our very own Flixtapes to share with all of our readers. We picked some of our favorite categories and went through the Netflix archives to get the very best in movie and television. There’s over 60 shows and movies you can stream right now in the Flixtapes below. What are you waiting for?
Featured Flixtape: The “Stranger Things” Addiction Flixtape
“Stranger Things” is currently the Netflix obsession taking over the world, by why stop there? Stream some of the titles that influenced the 1980s nostalgia series, from “E.T.” to “The Twilight Zone.”
The IndieWire Documentary Flixtape
It’s a well known fact: More people need to be watching documentaries. Start with these six masterpieces.
The IndieWire Dark Comedy Flixtape
Sometimes you just need a dark laugh at the end of the day. These comedies will leave your funny bone and your soul hurting.
The IndieWire Foreign Film Flixtape
Reading subtitles may not be your cup of tea, but seriously, these six international hits are some of the best things you can stream anywhere.
The IndieWire Festival Favorites Flixtape
Chances are your favorite movie picked up steam at a film festival. These six need more attention.
The IndieWire Coming-Of-Age Flixtape
For when you want to kick back and relive all your awkward hormonal angst.
The IndieWire Badass TV Women Flixtape
Buffy is just the tip of the iceberg. Everyone could use a female badass in their life from time to time, and these are the shows that will deliver the goods.
The IndieWire TV Animation Flixtape
A depressed horse. A Jedi. A manga hero who kicks ass. You’ll be hooked on these animated series just like you would be if you were a kid.
The IndieWire Cult TV Flixtape
These are the series you keep hearing about and that your friends keep championing. Get in on the fun.
The IndieWire TV Detectives Flixtape
Murder. Crime. Danger. Who you gonna call? Start with these six expert TV detectives.
The IndieWire Feel-Good TV Flixtape
A flixtape for anyone who’s having a rough day and just needs to forget the world for an hour or two…or three or four.