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New on Netflix May 2016

Posted on April 30 2016

New on Netflix May 2016

TV Addict broke down exactly what is coming and going for Netflix Canada this May.


May 1

Admiral (Frank Lammers, Sanne Langelaar, Barry Atsma)
In the 1600s, when the Netherlands is under attack by the British navy and on the verge of civil war, a Dutch admiral is his country’s only hope.

Casanova (David Tennant, Peter O’Toole, Rose Byrne)
Aging Casanova reflects on the romantic adventures of his youth, in particular a love triangle with his one true love, clever and beautiful Henriette.

Cool Runnings (John Candy, Leon, Doug E. Doug)
When Derice Bannock’s chances of qualifying for Jamaica’s track team are dashed, he and his islander friends attempt to form a bobsled team.

Déjà Vu (Denzel Washington, Paula Patton, Jim Caviezel)
After a ferry is bombed in New Orleans, an A.T.F. agent joins a unique investigation using experimental surveillance technology to find the bomber, but soon finds himself becoming obsessed with one of the victims.

Fantastic Four (Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara)
A team of scientists accidentally enhanced with superhuman abilities must use their powers to battle a megalomaniac supervillain threatening Earth.

Flubber (Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden, Christopher McDonald)
On the verge of losing his girlfriend and his job, a scatterbrained college professor accidentally invents a bouncy material called Flubber.

I Am Road Comic
In his follow-up to “I Am Comic,” filmmaker Jordan Brady books himself a weekend gig and interviews fellow comedians about why they go on the road.

Kevin Hart Presents Keith Robinson: Back of The Bus Funny
In his first one-hour special, confrontational comedian Keith Robinson weighs in on politics, parenting and the perils of getting older.

Kevin Hart Presents Lil Rel: RELevent
Chicago native Lil Rel Howery riffs on public transportation, a bad cab ride, living in a ghetto appartment, his dad’s tall tales and more.

Kevin Hart Presents: Plastic Cup Boyz
Comedy trio the Plastic Cup Boyz take the stage at San Diego’s House of Blues for a wild night of stand-up, sketches and more.

Mistress America (Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke, Matthew Shear)
Dissatisfied and lonely despite New York City’s fast pace, an out-of-place college student is swept into her future stepsister’s madcap life.

Mud (Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Tye Sheridan)
Two Mississippi teens meet peculiar drifter Mud and get caught up in his web of tall tales about lost love, crimes of passion and bounty hunters.

Palm Trees in the Snow (Mario Casas, Adriana Ugarte, Macarena García)
Kilian is a young man who has never left the mountains of Huesca which saw him grow up. In 1953 he will travel to the exotic island of Fernando Poo to work in a cacao field alongside his father and his brother. During 20 years in this island he will undertake a journey towards maturity and knowledge, but will also have to deal with pain and loss.

She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry (Chude Pamela Allen, Alta, Judith Arcana)
A documentary that resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women’s movement from 1966 to 1971.

Somm: Into the Bottle
Expert winemakers and sommeliers delve into the mysteries surrounding wine, from its delicious and colourful history to how it’s made and marketed.

This visually arresting documentary essay reflects on our relationship to other living creatures as humanity becomes more isolated from nature.

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Runnin’ Down a Dream
Explore the history of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, including Petty’s famous collaborations and notorious clashes with the record industry.

Treasure Planet (Roscoe Lee Brown, Corey Burton, Dane A. Davis)
When a space galleon cabin boy discovers a map to an intergalactic treasure trove, a cyborg cook teaches him to battle supernovas and space storms.

Who’s Driving Doug (R.J. Mitte, Paloma Kwiatkowski, Daphne Zuniga)
When a college student with muscular dystrophy agrees to let a slacker be his new driver, they set off on a reckless road trip to Las Vegas.

May 2

Planes (Dane Cook, Stacy Keach, Brad Garrett)
Dusty the crop duster dreams of flying in a race around the world. But in order to qualify, he’ll have to overcome his fear of heights.

Tangled (Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy)
Disney takes on the classic Grimm Brothers story of Rapunzel, a long-locked beauty imprisoned in a secluded tower by evil hag Mother Gothel

May 4

The Diary of a Teenage Girl (Bel Powley, Alexander Skarsgård, Kristen Wiig)
In freewheeling 1970s San Francisco, teen Minnie embarks on a chaotic journey of self-discovery while having an affair with her mother’s boyfriend.

May 5

Marseille – Season 1 – Netflix Original (Gérard Depardieu, Benoît Magimel, Géraldine Pailhas)
Robert Taro has been the mayor of Marseille for 25 years. Now he faces a merciless election against his young, ambitious former protégé.

May 6

Ali Wong: Baby CobraNetflix Original
Unapologetic comedian Ali Wong delivers a wide ranges of gut-busting raunch in front of an enthusiastic audience at the Neptune Theatre in Seattle.

Grace and Frankie – Season 2 – Netflix Original (Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Martin Sheen)
Grace and Frankie are stunned when their husbands inform them that they want divorces. They’re even more stunned when they find out why.

May 7

Edge of Tomorrow (Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton)
As Earth fights an alien invasion, Lt. Col. Bill Cage is killed in action, and a time loop forces him to continually relive his last day.

May 8

The Chosen Ones (Nancy Talamantes, Óscar Torres, Leidi Gutiérrez)
An organization kidnaps girls and enslaves them in a life of prostitution.

May 9

MI-5 (Kit Harington, Peter Firth, Jennifer Ehle)
When a terrorist escapes custody, MI-5 director Harry Pearce becomes the scapegoat. But the wily veteran still has some spycraft tricks up his sleeve.

May 11

Chelsea – Season 1 – Netflix Original
It’s not her first talk show, but it is a first of its kind. Ideas, people and places that fascinate her, three times a week, all in her unique style.

Fast Times at Ridgemont High (Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold)
Writer Cameron Crowe’s coming-of-age classic follows the ups and downs of a group of high school students over the course of a year in the 1980s.

They Look Like People (MacLeod Andrews, Evan Dumouchel, Margaret Drake)
While visiting an old friend in New York City, a man begins receiving eerie phone calls that warn him something evil is about to happen.

May 13

Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation (Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Ving Rhames)
When the IMF is dissolved, Ethan Hunt and his allies launch their own war against the Syndicate, a group of renegade spies bent on world destruction.

Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview
In a television interview filmed in 1995, Steve Jobs talks frankly about his early life, competition with Microsoft and his vision for the future.

May 15

The Spectacular Now (Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Kyle Chandler )
A hard-partying high school senior’s philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical “nice girl.”

May 16

Labyrinth of Lies (André Szymanski, Alexander Fehling, Friederike Becht)
A story that exposes the conspiracy of prominent German institutions and government branches to cover up the crimes of Nazis during World War II.

May 17

American Dad – Season 10
This comedy follows a conservative CIA agent and his eccentric brood, which includes a talking goldfish with the brain of an East German athlete.

Bridge of Spies (Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Scott Shepherd)
A Brooklyn attorney enters into intense negotiations for the release of American pilot Gary Powers after his spy plane is downed by the Soviets.

May 18

A Girl Like Her (Lexi Ainsworth, Hunter King, Jimmy Bennett )
Jessica Burns enlists the help of her best friend, Brian, in order to document the relentless harassment she’s received from her former friend, Avery Keller, one of South Brookdale High School’s most popular students.

May 19

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx)
Spider-Man squares off against the Rhino and the powerful Electro while struggling to keep his promise to leave Gwen Stacy out of his dangerous life.

May 20

#Horror (Chloe Sevigny, Timothy Hutton, Natasha Lyonne)
A group of preteen girls faces a night of terror when their obsession with an online social media game takes cyber bullying to the point of madness.

Dixieland (Chris Zylka, Riley Keough, Faith Hill)
Fresh out of jail, a decent young man tries to go straight, until he falls for a pretty neighbour and makes a desperate stab at giving them a better life.

Lady Dynamite – Season 1 – Netflix Original (Maria Bamford, Ana Gasteyer, Dean Cain)
Comedian Maria Bamford stars in a series inspired by her own life. It’s the sometimes surreal story of a woman who loses – and then finds – her s**t.

May 21

The Fosters – Season 2 (Teri Polo, Sherri Saum, Jake T. Austin)
This offbeat drama charts the ups and downs of an interracial lesbian couple and their multiethnic brood of biological, adopted and foster children.

May 22

Krampus: The Christmas Devil (Jay Dobyns, Paul Ferm, Andrew Ferrick)
Jeremy, a local police officer leads a life of a confusing past, spending his current time searching for his kidnapper as a child. After other children begin missing, Jeremy pieces together the truth and realizes that his childhood kidnapper could be a creature of ancient yuletide lore, Krampus, who is the brother of St. Nick, and punisher of children who perform acts of unspeakable evil without repercussion.

The Ouija Experiment (Justin Armstrong, Dave Clark, Leah Diaz)
Film student Brandon and four friends play with a Ouija board, unwittingly opening a portal to the spirit world and a drowned girl’s deadly mystery.

The Ouija Experiment 2: Theatre of Death (Shanon Snedden, Nicole Holt, Jessica Willis)
A group of unsuspecting theatre goers are trapped, after a ravenous spirit is resurrected and released from a Ouija board.

May 23

Electricity (Paul Anderson, Christian Cooke, Agyness Deyn)
A journey seen through the eyes of a young woman with epilepsy that brings extraordinary hallucinations as she searches for her long lost brother.

May 24

Drop Dead Diva (Brooke Elliott, Margaret Cho, Jackson Hurst)
Shallow, stick-thin Deb Dobkins learns lessons about the joys of compassions and intelligence after she’s reincarnated as a smart, plus-size lawyer.

Grandma (Lily Tomlin, Julia Garner, Marcia Gay Harden )
A teenager facing an unplanned pregnancy seeks help from her acerbic grandmother, a woman who is long estranged from her daughter.

May 26

The Last Man on the Moon (Eugene Cernan, Alan Bean, Charles Duke)
When Apollo astronaut Gene Cernan stepped off the moon in December 1972 he left his footprints and his daughter’s initials in the lunar dust. Only now is he ready to share his epic but deeply personal story of fulfillment, love, and loss.

May 27

Bloodline – Season 2 – Netflix Original (Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn, Sissy Spacek)
When the black sheep son of a respected family threatens to expose dark secrets from their past, sibling loyalties are put to the test.

Chef’s Table – Season 2A – Netflix Original (Massimo Bottura, Dan Barber, Francis Mallmann)
Find out what’s inside the kitchens and minds of six international culinary stars in this Netflix original six-part docu-series.

Mako Mermaids – Season 4 – Netflix Original (Amy Ruffle, Chai Romruen, Dominic Deutscher)
This “H2O” sequel follows Zac, a boy who accidentally turns into a merman and threatens the existence of three young mermaids who guard Mako Island.

The Do-Over Netflix Original (Adam Sandler, David Spade, Paula Patton)
The life of a bank manager is turned upside down when a friend from his past manipulates him into faking his own death and taking off on an adventure.

May 28

August: Osage County (Meryl Streep, Dermot Mulroney, Julia Roberts )
A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.

Hell on Wheels (Anson Mount, Colm Meaney, Robin McLeavy)
Cullen Bohannon, a former soldier and slaveholder, follows the track of a band of Union soldiers, the killers of his wife. This brings him to the middle of one of the biggest projects in US history, the building of the transcontinental railroad. After the war years in the 1860s, this undertaking connected the prospering east with the still wild west.

May 31

Scream – Season 2 – Netflix Original (Willa Fitzgerald, Bex Taylor-Klaus, John Karna)
With the killer revealed at the end of last season, don’t be fooled into believing the mystery has been solved or that more blood won’t spill at Lakewood High. As the second season opens, the hunt is on for the killer’s partner.

Last Call – Titles that Will be Rotating Off the Service in May 2016

Leaving May 1

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
Identity Thief
The 40-Year-Old Virgin
The Fault in Our Stars
The Island

Leaving May 2

Bedtime Stories

Leaving May 11

Mr. Peabody & Sherman

Leaving May 25

Grudge Match




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