While neither Stan nor the Australian Netflix library has anything near the range of US streaming services, every month we get just a little more. Foxtel is also adding a number of hugely popular titles to their Anytime on-demand streaming. Read on to see all the content that will be added to their libraries during the month of May.
This month Netflix is bringing a new original series called Marseille, along with second seasons of popular shows Arrow and Scream — and plenty of classic movies and documentaries aside. Here are some of the highlights:
As the municipal elections approach in Marseille, Robert Taro, the city's Mayor for the last twenty years, prepares his last coup: push through the vote for the construction of a casino in the historic center of the Marina. Nothing has been left to chance, and his successor, Lucas Barrès, is already designated.But the latter's all-consuming ambition and the secret interests of the city's leaders, whether they come from its opulent villas or from the cities of the northern suburbs, impede the Mayor's plans. The race for Mayor becomes a power struggle where no holds are barred. Only one question arises: how far will they go?Magnificent and hypnotic city that leaves nobody indifferent, Marseille unleashes the greatest passions and inevitably the worst crimes.
She's Beautiful When She's Angry:
A documentary that resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women's movement from 1966 to 1971.
Arrow, Season 3:
Based on DC Comics' Green Arrow, an affluent playboy becomes a vengeful superhero, saving the city from villains armed with just a bow and arrows.
Scream, Season 2:
The TV adaptation of Scream has been renewed for a second season, with weekly episodes premiering from May 31.
Here's the full list:
Marseille — May 5 Ali Wong: Baby Cobra — May 6 Grace and Frankie, Season 2 — May 6 Chelsea — May 11 Lady Dynamite, Season 1 — May 11 Bloodline, Season 2 — May 26 The Do Over — May 27 Chef's Table, Season 2, Part One — May 27
She's Beautiful When She's Angry — May 1 Black Friday (1/5/2016) Kevin Hart Presents Keith Robinson: Back of The Bus Funny — May 1 Kevin Hart Presents Lil Rel: RELevent — May 1 Palm Trees in the Snow — May 1 Kevin Hart Presents: Plastic Cup Boyz — May 1 Semi-Pro — May 1 The Transporter — May 1 There's Something About Mary — May 1 The Champions — May 1 50/50 — May 1 Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Runnin' Down a Dream — May 1 Ant-Man — May 2 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button — May 2 Schindler's List — May 4 12 Years A Slave — May 6 Arrow: Season 3 — May 10 Alvin and the Chipmunks — May 10 Where the Heart is — May 11 Casino — May 11 Bride Wars — May 15 Freddie Got Fingered — May 15 Invizimals: Dimensional Battles — May 15 The Originals, Season 2 — May 17 Jerry Maguire — May 18 The Little Rascals Save the Day — May 18 The Adventures of Sharkboy & Lavagirl — May 18 Taxi Driver — May 18 Think Like a Man — May 18 Jaws — May 25 Jaws 2 — May 25 Jaws 3 — May 25 Max — May 31 Scream, Season 2 — episodes weekly from May 31
Stan's exclusive offerings this month include the premiere of their own original series Wolf Creek, along with the first season of cop-comedy TV series Angie Tribeca, and every episode ever of The Hills. Here are the highlights:
Mick Taylor returns to wreak havoc in the drama series, Wolf Creek. Except this time things are different. This time the victim fights back. Seriously injured, 19-year-old Eve survives the massacre of her parents and little brother, recovers and sets out to bring Mick to justice. Across the 6 episodes we chart her complex and extraordinary journey, travelling every step of the way with her as she evolves from child to adult, from prey to predator. But can she triumph over Mick Taylor, evil incarnate?
A satirical look at police procedurals, is the brainchild of Steve and Nancy Carell. Rashida Jones (Parks and Recreation, The Office) stars in this single-camera comedy as Angie Tribeca, a 10-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department’s elite RHCU: Really Heinous Crimes Unit. Her fellow officers in the squad are an eccentric but brilliant group of people who investigate crime, reveal way too much personal information about themselves and refuse to rest until justice has been served ... sort of.
SVOD Exclusive: A woman (Charlize Theron) confronts traumatic, childhood memories of the murder of her mother and two sisters when she investigates the possibility that her brother (Corey Stoll) is innocent of the crime. Based on the novel by Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).
The Hills, Every Episode:
Now you can watch Laruen “LC’ Conrad, Audrina, Spencer and Heidi, Whitney, Brody, Lo, Kristen and of course Justin Bobby from the beginning! Follow the crew as they make new friends, fall in love and chase their dreams under the bright lights of Los Angeles.
Here's the full list:
Billy & Billie, Special — May 2 Gaspard and Lisa — May 6 16 and Pregnant, Season 5 — May 9 Cordon, Season 1 — May 10 Dinosaur Train, Season 2 — May 10 Wolf Creek — May 12 Blunt Talk, Season 1 — May 19 Angie Tribeca, Season 1 — May 24 The Hills, Every Episode — May 26 John Oliver: Terrifying Times — May 27 Nathan For You, Season 2 — May 30
JK Rowling: Life After Potter — May 7 Scientology: The Ex Files — May 8 Brand: A Second Coming — May 11
The Voices — May 4 Dark Places — May 5 Jenny's Wedding — May 13 Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy — May 15 Self/Less — May 25
The Connection — May 1 Tangerines — May 1 The Raid 2 — May 2 A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night — May 7 Black Souls — May 9
With Foxtel Anytime, you can stream shows any time you want (surprisingly) although the shows have to be a part of your package already (say, the Drama package if you want to watch Game of Thrones). Game of Thrones will continue to be added throughout May, and the fourth season of Foxtel's original show Wentworth also starts this month. Here are some of the highlights:
Game Of Thrones:
Season 6 of fantasy epic, Game of Thrones, arrived on Foxtel in April and will add new episodes to watch both live and to stream via Anytime throughout May. This is in addition to Seasons 1-5, added last month to Anytime.
The highly anticipated fourth season of Australian prison drama Wentworth starts in May and will add new episodes of this Foxtel original series over the course of the season. Season 4 adds to the first three seasons already streaming on Foxtel Anytime.
Foxtel Anytime is featuring seasons 1-2 of the fright-filled psychological thriller, Penny Dreadful, which introduces viewers to some of literature’s most famously terrifying personalities. The first two seasons will be joined by new episodes from season 3 as it begins airing in May.
Curb Your Enthusiasm:
The comedy laden Curb Your Enthusiasm staring Seinfeld co-creator Larry David, as himself, in an unsparing but tongue-in-cheek depiction of his life, comes to Anytime in May. The show features a raft of celebrities playing themselves in a series of improvised side-splitting comedy sketches.
Here's the full list of what will be available:
Game of Thrones, Seasons 1-6 — Continues Curb Your Enthusiasm, Seasons 1-8 — 1 May Halt and Catch Fire, Season 2 — 1 May Six Feet Under, Seasons 1-5 — 1 May Dexter, Seasons 1-8 — 1 May Ray Donovan, Seasons 1-3 — 1 May Penny Dreadful, Season 3 starts — 4 May Wentworth, Season 4 — 10 May
Terminator Genisys Magic Mike XXL Ant-Man Trainwreck Ted 2 Minions Curious George 3: Back To The Jungle True Story The Age Of Adaline Infinitely Polar Bear Milk 21 Grams The Power Of One L.A. Confidential The Truman Show Mulan Mulan II Alice In Wonderland (1951) The Cheetah Girls The Cheetah Girls 2 The Cheetah Girls: One World Babe Babe: Pig In The City Mr. Popper's Penguins We Bought A Zoo Alvin And The Chipmunks Tim Burton's Corpse Bride X-Men X-Men 2 X-Men: The Last Stand X-Men Origins: Wolverine Fight Club The Chronicles Of Riddick Jumper Knowing Billy Madison Guess Who Rock Star The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Marley & Me He's Just Not That Into You Catch And Release Dan In Real Life I Could Never Be Your Woman The Upside Of Anger Client, The A Time To Kill The Rainmaker Runaway Jury The Exorcist (1973) Friday The 13th (2009) Spooks: The Greater Good Dark Places Self/less
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