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Netflix + Dinner: What to Watch in June

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It’s that exciting time when Netflix releases what it has in store for the month. Here’s what to stream on Netflix for the month of June. Oh, and we’ve also paired each movie with a tasty meal or drink to make your movie viewing experience even better.

Biutiful

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Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, Biutiful stars Javier Bardem as a dying father of two children. As his death draws near, his only goal is to find a suitable caretaker for his kids. The drama, nominated for two Oscars, represented Mexico in the Best Foreign Language Film category and garnered Bardem his third Oscar nom. The film will be available to stream until June 28.

Dinner: Since the movie was primarily shot in Spain, how about munching on a seafood paella con un vinito blanco.

Godzilla

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This 2014 monster movie, available to stream until June 30, retells the origin of Godzilla in modern times. The film, directed by Gareth Edwards, stars Bryan Cranston, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen and Dominican newcomer Victor Rasuk.

Dinner: For snack options, consider foods from any of the locations featured in the movie, such as Hawaii, the Philippines, San Francisco and Las Vegas. We suggest some finger-licking Filipino ribs with a sweet and tangy sauce.

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Katy Perry: The Prismatic World Tour

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In search of something to watch with your gal pals or kids? Well, there’s good ol’ Katy Perry. Her third world tour, “Katy Perry: The Prismatic World Tour” has been turned into a movie and gives fans behind-the-scenes access and eye-popping performances. The movie will be available to stream on June 26.

Dinner: In the spirit of fun, give yourself the green light to indulge on some sweet treats like energizing date balls or paletas de manzana.

Rosewater

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If you’re unsure what to stream on Netflix, try any Gael Garcia Bernal movie. Starting June 10, you’ll be able to enjoy his latest film Rosewater, directed by TV host Jon Stewart. The film, based on a true story, recounts the imprisonment of Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari.

Dinner: To complement your viewing experience, we recommend a few Persians dishes like ghormeh sabzi (persian herb stew) or joojeh kabab (grilled saffron chicken).

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Enough

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In need of some action? Jennifer Lopez provides all the kicking and punching you could ask for in the crime thriller Enough. Lopez plays a young mother on the run from her abusive husband. Things get heated when she finally decides to fight back.

Dinner: With J. Lo in mind, and her Puerto Rican roots, consider having some arroz con gandules.

Latinos, CVS Wants to Win You Over with Fabuloso and Suavitel

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Latinos, CVS Wants to Win You Over with Fabuloso and Suavitel

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CVS is trying to win over Latinos by testing a few stores called “CVS/pharmacy y más.” Seriously, that’s the name. Yeah, you can buy Vapor Rub at a regular ol’ CVS, but does it have a yellow paint job that’ll appeal to your Latino sensibilities? Didn’t think so. Let’s see just how exclusive their inventory of “trusted Hispanic” products is…

Malta

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This non-alcoholic malt beverage will remind you of home. Good luck finding it outside of CVS/pharmacy y más. Oh, wait…

It’s also available at Walmart.

Café La Llave

These bricks of pure espresso come in two colors: green and orange. The orange brick is decaf, so yeah, you want the green one.

Guess what? They’re also available at Amazon and Walmart.

Suavitel

Want your clothes to smell like abuelita did the laundry? Suavitel.

That one-of-a-kind scent is also available at Target, Walmart, Walgreens, and Dollar General.

Fabuloso

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Can you get any more Latino than Fabuloso? Remember, mop your floors with it, don’t drink it.

That’s weird. It’s also available at Walmart, Home Depot, Kmart, and Walgreens.

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Agustín Reyes

Baby cologne can only be trusted if it comes from a Latino-themed, Rhode Island-based chain, right?

Oof. It’s also available at Walmart, Kmart, and Sears.

Formula 88

Latino boating enthusiasts, rejoice and degrease!

Believe it or not, it’s also available at Home Depot and West Marine.

Creolina

Another heavy-duty cleaning product. We do more than clean, you know?

Hmm… also available at Walmart and Sears.

Plantain Chips

Plantain chips at CVS!? What’s next, guacamole?

What?! They’re also available at Trader Joe’s, Walmart, Publix, H-E-B, and Ralph’s.

Arepa Maker

Aha! You can’t find an arepa maker just anywhere. Right?

Oh. They’re also available at Walmart, Bed Bath and Beyond, and Sears.

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