Each month, Netflix adds tons of new movies and TV shows to its library. Here are our top ten picks for this week. Server fresh!
We’ve already listed everything coming to Netflix this month – but separating the critical gems from the box-office duds can be tricky. To save you the trouble, we’ve shortlisted the best movies and TV shows that were added in the past week or are due to appear over the next seven days.
The most recent additions to the service include the latest addition to the Bourne movie franchise; Jason Bourne, road trip comedy Ibiza , animal trafficking series Crimes Against Nature and the Netflix Original documentary Explained.
New Netflix Movies
Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife (May 13)
Comedian Ali Wong performs her live stand-up set at Toronto’s Winter Garden Theatre.
Michael Jackson: Moonwalker (May 17)
Anthology movie by, and starring, Michael Jackson in his prime, combining a number of music videos from his bestselling “Bad” album with a fantasy tale of Michael’s confrontation with a ruthless drug dealer known as Mr. Big (Joe Pesci).
Catching Feelings (May 18)
Aa dark romantic comedy which follows an urbane young academic and his beautiful wife, as their lives get turned upside down when a celebrated and hedonistic older writer moves into their Johannesburg home with them.
Jason Bourne (May 23)
The CIA’s most dangerous former operative is drawn out of hiding to uncover more explosive truths about his past.
Ibiza (May 25)
A work trip turns into a NSFW trip when Harper’s two best friends tag along. What happens in Ibiza stays in Ibiza… right?
New Netflix TV Shows
Crimes Against Nature (May 15)
An international task force pursues criminal and animal traffickers who seek to fill the demand for illegal ivory and wild animals as pets.
13 Reasons Why Season 2 (May 18)
Follows teenager Clay Jensen, in his quest to uncover the story behind his classmate and crush, Hannah, and her decision to end her life.
Archer Season 8 (May 23)
He’s a science guy. An entertainer. A spiffy dresser. And he’s back to drop some knowledge on life-changing topics.
Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life (May 25)
Comedians and writers Steve Martin and Martin Short perform a live comedy set with music by The Steep Canyon Rangers and jazz pianist, Jeff Babko, at the Peace Center in Greenville, South Carolina.
Explained (May 25)
This enlightening series from Vox digs into a wide range of topics such as the rise of cryptocurrency, why diets fail, and the wild world of K-pop.
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