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New on Netflix: May 2020

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Hey all – Steve here. It’s day 14,342 of this coronavirus situation. I’ve regrown all my hair, Knicks have won the NBA Championship, and Scott no longer thinks he is right all the time. Ok, none of that has happened, but we need to keep our sense of humor through all of this, right? The only thing hitting theaters tomorrow is May and with a new month comes new options to stream on the small screen. Let’s get to it.

Coming to Netflix

Available May 1

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective – A cult classic – you all better have seen this one.

All Day and a Night – Netflix Film – A radio guy trying to get through life while having to deal with his ex-wife and kids – sounds like fun! It HAS to be better than The Tiger King. Count me in.

Almost Happy – Netflix Original

Back to the Future – Arguably the best trilogy ever made – relax Star Wars fans – I said arguably.

Back to the Future Part II – See previous comment.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Cracked Up, The Darrell Hammond Story
Den of Thieves
For Colored Girls

Fun With Dick & Jane – No. Just no. To borrow a phrase from Kyle – I care about you.

Get In – Netflix Film
Go! Go! Cory Carson: The Chrissy – Netflix Family
The Half Of It – Netflix Film

Hollywood – Netflix OriginalA little Ryan Murphy, post-WWII Hollywood, and a nice little cast and you’d think you would have a nice little mini-series here from Netflix. Rotten Tomatoes doesn’t seem to agree as it currently sits at 56%, but the question is…will YOU be watching? I will be. Here is the trailer if you haven’t seen it yet.

I Am Divine
Into the Night – Netflix Original

Jarhead – Gyllenhaal was good in this one, but the flick itself was just so-so. If you are a fan of Gyllenhaal then you’ve probably already seen it. If not, check it out – you might like it slightly more than you would have without him.

Jarhead 2: Field of Fire
Jarhead 3: The Siege
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
Masha and the Bear: Season 4
Medici: The Magnificent: Part 2 – Netflix Original
Monthly Girls’ Nozaki Kun: Season 1
Mrs. Serial Killer – Netflix Film
Reckoning: Season 1 – Exclusively on Netflix
Song of the Sea

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – Not a fan of this one the first and only time I saw it – maybe I should see more movies.

The Heartbreak Kid – One of my wife’s favorite flicks. Not because it’s a good movie, because clearly it is not. My wife is a singer – she connects with this one.

The Patriot – There are some people that can’t stand to watch Mel Gibson flick because they just don’t like him. I get it. If you are not one of those people and you haven’t seen The Patriot, you should get on it right now. Not promising that you’ll like it, but it’ll give you something to do.

Thomas & Friends: Marvelous Machinery: A New Arrival
Thomas & Friends: Marvelous Machinery: World of Tomorrow
Thomas & Friends: Thomas and the Royal Engine

Underworld – I enjoyed the first one, but really disliked the next two in the series. Watch the first one if you haven’t, but you can stay away from the other two.
Underworld: Evolution
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

Urban Cowboy

What a Girl Wants – Awful flick. Sorry, Amanda – it just is.

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Available May 4

Arctic Dogs

Available May 5

Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours To Kill – Netflix Comedy Special – You all know if it is Seinfeld, then I am in! Count me in for this one as well.

Available May 6

Workin’ Moms: Season 4 – Netflix Original – My wife started watching this and I don’t think it is going very well. What are YOUR thoughts?

Available May 7

Scissor Seven: Season 2 – Netflix Anime

Available May 8

18 regali – Netflix Film
Chico Bon Bon: Monkey with a Tool Belt – Netflix Family

Dead to Me: Season 2 – Netflix OriginalHere is one that a lot of people are looking forward to. I thought the first season was really well done. I’m in. Trailer? Sure. I make it too easy for you.

The Eddy – Netflix Original
The Hollow: Season 2 – Netflix Family
House at the End of the Street
Restaurants on the Edge: Season 2 – Netflix Original
Rust Valley Restorers: Season 2 – Netflix Original
Valeria – Netflix Original

Available May 9

Charmed: Season 2

Grey’s Anatomy: Season 16 – It’s never going to end, is it?

Available May 11

Bordertown: Season 3 – Netflix Original

Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics – Netflix Documentary – Celebrities talking about their experiences tripping? I’m in – hey, we are stuck at home so don’t go judging me.

Trial By Media – Netflix Documentary – Right up my alley! How does the media shape our views on how we look at certain legal matters? It does in many ways and I can’t wait to check this one out.

Available May 12

True: Terrific Tales – Netflix Family
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Vs. the Reverend – Netflix Interactive Special

Available May 13

The Wrong Missy – Netflix Film – David Spade? That’s a hard no from me.

Available May 14

Riverdale: Season 4

Available May 15

Chichipatos – Netflix Original

District 9 – Really good, but not great flick. You probably think it’s great. You might not be wrong.

I Love You, Stupid – Netflix Film
Inhuman Resources – Netflix Original
Magic for Humans: Season 3 – Netflix Original
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power: Season 5 – Netflix Family
White Lines – Netflix Original

Available May 16

La reina de Indias y el conquistador – Netflix Original
Public Enemies

United 93 – This was seen by many, but is it something that is really rewatchable? I just don’t know.

Available May 17

Soul Surfer

Available May 18

The Big Flower Fight – Netflix Original

Available May 19

Patton Oswalt: I Love Everything – Netflix Comedy SpecialIn and I don’t owe you an explanation.

Sweet Magnolias – Netflix Original

Available May 20

Ben Platt Live From Radio City Music Hall – Netflix Documentary
The Flash: Season 6
Rebelión de los Godinez – Netflix Film

Available May 22

Control Z – Netflix Original
History 101 – Netflix Original
Just Go With It
The Lovebirds – Netflix Film
Selling Sunset: Season 2 – Netflix Original
Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series: Season 2 – Netflix Original

Available May 23

Dynasty: Season 3

Available May 25

Ne Zha
Norm of the North: Family Vacation

Uncut Gems – One of the best flick Sandler has ever put out. I’ll be checking this one out again!

Available May 26

Hannah Gadsby: Douglas – Netflix Comedy Special

Available May 27

I’m No Longer Here – Netflix Film
The Lincoln Lawyer

Available May 28

Dorohedoro – Netflix Anime
La corazonada – Netflix Film

Available May 29

Space Force – Netflix Original – Steve Carell in a show about the newly formed Space Force! What could POSSIBLY go wrong? Let’s get boots on the moon!

Somebody Feed Phil: Season 3 – Netflix Documentary

Available May 31

High Strung Free Dance

Leaving Netflix

Leaving May 1

John Carter

Leaving May 15

The Place Beyond Pines

Leaving May 17

Royal Pains (Seasons 1-8)

Leaving May 18

Scandal (Seasons 1-7)

Leaving May 19

Black Snake Moan
The First Wives Club
It Takes Two
Love, Rosie
She’s Out of My League
What’s Eating Gilbert Grape
Young Adult 
Yours, Mine and Ours

Leaving May 25

Bitten (Seasons 1-3)

Leaving May 30

Bob Ross: Beauty Is Everywhere (Collection 1)

Leaving May 31

Austin Powers in Goldmember
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me 
Dear John
Final Destination 
The Final Destination
Final Destination 2 
Final Destination 3
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
Looney Tunes: Back in Action 
My Girl
The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
Red Dawn
Richie Rich