What’s new on Netflix – May 2015

TV Shows:

GRACE AND FRANKIE: Season 1 – NOW STREAMING

What happens when two women’s husbands fall in love with each other and make plans to leave their wives? You are about to find out with Netflix’s newest comedy hit: Grace and Frankie. Hollywood legends Jane Fonda (Grace) and Lily Tomlin (Frankie), star as newly found partners in crime who form an unlikely bond in the face of an uncertain future. Together they discover a new definition of “family” with laughter, tears and plenty of mood enhancers along the way.

BETWEEN: Season 1 – 21 May

When an unknown disease hits a town and wipes out everyone except teenagers, a siege between the government and survivors begins. Quarantined in a 10-mile diameter space, the remaining inhabitants learn how to persevere against the odds. With new episodes added weekly, it’s sure to become the next must see thriller. Starring Jennette McCurdy (iCarly) and produced by Michael McGowan and Don Carmody. (Chicago).

THE RETURNED: Season 1 – NOW STREAMING
A small town is turned upside down when residents who have been long presumed dead suddenly reappear. Based on the critically acclaimed French thriller Les Revenants, every season one episode is now available to stream.

RICHIE RICH: Season 2 – 23 May
The coolest (and youngest) entrepreneur returns to Netflix in season 2 of Richie Rich. His invention of a new green technology earns him overnight success, trillions of dollars and plenty of adventures…
Catch up on Richie’s adventures in season 1 of Richie Rich, available now on Netflix.

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK: Season 3 – Coming on 12 June

The women of Litchfield unapologetically return for the third coming. A crisis of faith tests their loyalties and each character must decide what to do and who to believe in. Catch up on season 1 and 2, available now on Netflix.

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia : Season 10 – NOW STREAMING
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia is an American television sitcom created by Rob McElhenney, which he developed with Glenn Howerton, and is executive produced and primarily written by McElhenney, Howerton, and Charlie Day, all of whom star in the show, along with Kaitlin Olson and Danny DeVito. The series follows the exploits of “The Gang”, a group of self-centred friends who run Paddy’s Pub, a relatively unsuccessful Irish bar in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Films / Stand Up:

THE OTHER ONE: THE LONG STRANGE TRIP OF BOB WEIR – 22 May

Follow the extraordinary journey of Bob Weir, a founding member of one of the world’s most influential bands, the Grateful Dead. Including performances and interviews with Bob’s bandmates and colleagues, ‘The Long Strange Trip’ chronicles his journey from Californian youth to global success.

JEN KIRKMAN: I’M GONNA DIE ALONE (AND I FEEL FINE) – 22 May

Jen Kirkman stars in the latest Netflix original comedy special, delivering sharp, hilarious truths about divorce, kids, sex and turning 40.

The Summit – NOW STREAMING
In August, 2008, 18 mountain climbers reached the top of K2 including Ger McDonnell, the first ever Irish man. 48 hours later, 11 people were dead. While memorials paid tribute to those killed, there were also condemnations about ‘the why.’ Why do these athletes risk everything to reach a place humans are simply not meant to go? With breath-taking cinematography and jaw dropping re-enactments based on the testimony of those who survived the climb, this thrilling film is about the very nature of adventure in the modern world.

World War Z – 21 May
The story revolves around United Nations employee Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt), who traverses the world in a race against time to stop a pandemic that is toppling armies and governments and threatening to decimate humanity itself

Fast & Furious 6 – NOW STREAMING
Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson lead the cast of all-stars as the global blockbuster franchise built on speed races to its next continent in Fast & Furious 6. Reuniting for their most high-stakes adventure yet, fan favourites Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges and Elsa Pataky are joined by badass series newcomers Luke Evans and Gina Carano. Building on the worldwide blockbuster success of Fast Five and taking the action, stunts and narrative to even greater heights.

Anastasia – NOW STREAMING
The evil wizard Rasputin (Christopher Lloyd) puts a hex on the royal Romanovs and young Anastasia (Meg Ryan) disappears when their palace is overrun. Years later, the Grand Duchess (Angela Lansbury) offers a reward for Anastasia’s return. Two scheming Russians (John Cusack, Kelsey Grammer), planning to pawn off a phony, hold auditions and choose an orphan girl with a remarkable resemblance to the missing princess. They bring her to Paris for the reward, not knowing she’s the real Anastasia

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