With so many entertainment options, it's easy to miss brilliant streaming shows, movies and documentaries. Here are the ones to hit play on, or skip.

Unbelieveable

Netflix, from Friday

The idea of Toni Collette starring in a new series from Erin Brockovich writer Susannah Grant ought to be enough to grab anyone's attention. The first few harrowing minutes of Unbelieveable should be enough to hold it - and the knowledge that what happens next is based on a true story only makes it all the more gripping.

Those first few minutes take us back to 2008 and a Seattle suburb where troubled teenager Marie Adler (Kaitlyn Dever) is raped in her own apartment by a masked attacker who has every detail planned out. The depiction of the attack itself is elliptical but shocking, and Dever is captivating in the deliberately procedural aftermath. Marie has to relive the attack over and over again, in her statements to a uniformed policeman, to detectives, to hospital staff and - after a battery of medical tests - to the same detectives once more, and then yet again in her own written statement. Incredibly, the detectives promptly seize on inconsistencies between those statements and their own interviews with other people to bully Marie into recanting her story. Then they charge her with making a false report.

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