Netflix Australia: This Week’s Best New Movies And TV Shows

Each month, Netflix adds tons of new movies and TV shows to its library. Here are our top ten picks for this week and the next. 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 hotly anticipated second season of 13 Reasons Why, David Lynch’s mind-bending psychosexual thriller Mulholland Drive, the appropriately-timed romantic comedy Mother’s Day and an all-new standup routine from bad-taste queen Ali Wong.

New Netflix Movies

The Simpsons Movie (May 5)

After Homer accidentally pollutes the town’s water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpson family are declared fugitives.

Annabelle: Creation (May 8)

12 years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, where they soon become the target of the dollmaker’s possessed creation, Annabelle.

Mother’s Day (May 11)

Three generations come together in the week leading up to Mother’s Day.

Mulholland Drive (May 11)

After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.

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).

New Netflix TV Shows

Evil Genius: the True Story of America’s Most Diabolical Bank Heist (May 11)

2:28 PM. August 28, 2003. A man walks into a bank with a bomb locked around his neck. This is a true story.

Bill Nye Saves the World Season 3 (May 11)

He’s a science guy. An entertainer. A spiffy dresser. And he’s back to drop some knowledge on life-changing topics.

Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife (May 13)

Comedian Ali Wong performs her live stand-up set at Toronto’s Winter Garden Theatre.

Project Runway: Season 9-10 (May 15)

Reality series where aspiring fashion designers compete for a chance to break into the industry. Each week, a designer is eliminated from the competition after exhibiting their work in front of a judges’ panel.

13 Reasons Why Season 2 (18 May)

Follows teenager Clay Jensen, in his quest to uncover the story behind his classmate and crush, Hannah, and her decision to end her life.

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