2019 Netflix Release Dates

You want the whole year? You got it.

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Hello faithful Rewinders! Here is your 2019 edition of the all inclusive page of Netflix release dates, for both Instant Streamers and those of us who still have DVD Subscriptions. You can find the most recent couple months over at Everything Netflix (which will likely load a little faster), but if you want the whole year in one gulp, here it is.

We also have previous years, so if you feel the desire to find out when some of your favorite shows go to streaming each season, you can check those out. Sometimes I’m blown away by how long we’ve been doing these pages – this is our 9th year!

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Coming in August

Don’t forget that DVD release dates this early are pretty preliminary. They may change.

Elementary – Season 6 (DVD 8/6)

Criminal Minds – Season 14 (DVD 8/13)

New Amsterdam – Season 1 (DVD 8/13)

Brooklyn Nine-Nine – Season 6 (DVD TBD)

Walking Dead – Season 9 (DVD TBD)

NCIS: Los Angeles – Season 10 (DVD TBD)

Chicago Med – Season 4 (DVD TBD)

Coming in July

Manifest – Season 1 (DVD 7/23)

Escape at Dannemora – Season 1 (DVD 7/23)

Workin’ Moms – Season 2 (U.S. Instant Streaming 7/25)

My First Love – Season 2 (U.S. and Canada Instant Streaming 7/26)

Orange is the New Black – Season 7 (U.S. and Canada Instant Streaming 7/26)

Sugar Rush – Season 2 (U.S. and Canada Instant Streaming 7/26)

The Worst Witch – Season 3 (U.S. and Canada Instant Streaming 7/26)

The Boys – Season 1 (Amazon Prime Video 7/26)

The Letdown – Season 2 (U.S. and Canada Instant Streaming 7/31)

Wentworth – Season 7 (U.S. Instant Streaming 7/31)

July 19th

Netflix Streaming

Queer Eye – Season 4 (TV reality, Antoni Porowski, Jonathan Van Ness) – YAYYY! I do love this series so much. They are still in Kansas City being amazing and making us all cry. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Comedians in Cars Drinking Coffee 2019 (comedy, Jerry Seinfeld) – Jerry’s back! I don’t entirely love this show, but it has its moments. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants – Season 3 (TV family animation, Nat Faxon, Jay Gragnani) – The underpants shenanigans continue! U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

La casa de papel – Part 3 (Spanish TV action, Ursula Corbero, Itziar Ituno) – Spanish language series about a group of bank robbers. AKA: Money Heist. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Last Chance U: INDY – Part 2 (docuseries) – This is a series about football recruiting. There are 4 parts total. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac – Season 1 (TV anime, Bryson Baugus, Emily Neves) – Teenagers protecting the world and guarding the goddess Athena. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Typewriter – Season 1 (Indian TV thriller, Aarna Sharma, Aaryansh Malviya) – Hindi language series about a group of ghost hunters. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Amazon Prime Video

All or Nothing – Season 4 (docuseries) – This season focuses on the Carolina Panthers. Amazon Prime Video Only

July 18th

Netflix Streaming

Secret Obsession (thriller, Brenda Song, Mike Vogel) – Woman with amnesia realizes the attack that took her memory isn’t the end of her danger. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Netflix Canada

Suits – Season 8 (TV drama, Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams) – This one doesn’t stream in the U.S., but it does in Canada! There will be one final season of the show, premiering on the USA Network on July 17th.

July 17th

Netflix Streaming

Pinky Malinky – Part 3 (kids’ cartoons, Lucas Grabeel, Nathan Kress) – Anthropomorphic hot dog! U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

July 16th

Netflix Streaming

Wynonna Earp – Season 3 (TV action, Melanie Scrofano, Tim Rozon) – This series is based on a comic about a gunslinger hunting extraterrestrials. U.S. Instant Streaming, downloadable

Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein (comedy, David Harbour, Alex Ozerov) – So this looks like a really weird little comedy about David Harbour finding out family secrets through an old film made by his father. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Ray Donovan – Season 6 (TV drama, Liev Schreiber, Jon Voight) – This series about an L.A. fixer has been renewed for a seventh season. DVD Only on Netflix – this is a Showtime series so you can only stream it there.

Jamestown – Seasons 1-2 (TV drama, Stuart Martin, Matt Stokoe) – This British series takes place in 1619 when the first women arrived in the Jamestown colony. It has been renewed for a third and final season. DVD Only on Netflix, the only place I can find it streaming is with a Masterpiece subscription on Amazon or a PBS subscription for season 3.

Masterpiece Mystery: Unforgotten – Season 3 (TV drama, Nicola Walker, Sanjeev Bhaskar) – This British cold case crime series has been renewed for a fourth season. DVD Only on Netflix, you can watch some of season 3 on the PBS website, or with a Masterpiece subscription on Amazon.

The Professor (dramedy, Johnny Depp, Rosemarie DeWitt) – Terminal illness causes professor to start living life. DVD Only

What Keeps You Alive (horror, Hannah Anderson, Brittany Allen) – Couple spending their first anniversary in an isolated cabin (always a mistake) are joined by a friend who makes them doubt their relationship. DVD Only

Shazam! (action, Zachary Levi, Mark Strong) – This superhero is part of the DC Universe and is a teenager whose powers make him into the adult Shazam. DVD Only

Fast Color (sci-fi, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Lorraine Toussaint) – This superhero has to go on the run after she discovers her powers. DVD Only

Little Woods (drama,Tessa Thompson, Lily James) – A young woman on probation wants to go straight but life keeps throwing her curve balls. DVD Only

Teen Spirit (drama, Elle Fanning, Zlatko Buric) – British coming of age story about a young singer living on a tiny island. DVD Only

Ash is the Purest White (Chinese drama, Tao Zhao, Zheng Xu) – Mandarin language story of a mobster’s girlfriend tracking him down after prison. DVD Only

Family (comedy, Taylor Schilling, Brian Tyree Henry) – A girl spends a week with her aunt – something new for both of them. DVD Only

Dogman (Italian drama, Marcello Fonte, Edoardo Pesce) – Italian language revenge story about a bullied dog groomer. DVD Only

July 13th

Netflix Streaming

Sorry Angel (drama, Vincent Lacoste, Pierre Deladonchamps) – 1990s period piece about an HIV-positive writer finding an unwanted romance. U.S. Instant Streaming

July 12th

Netflix Streaming

3Below: Tales of Arcadia – Part 2 (TV family animation, Tatiana Maslany, Diego Luna) – It’s hard to blend in when you’re royal alien teenagers. U.S and Canada Instant Streaming, downloadable

Bonus Family – Season 3 (Swedish TV drama, Vera Vitali, Erik Johansson) – This is a Swedish language dramedy series about a blended family. U.S and Canada Instant Streaming, downloadable

Luis Miguel – Season 1 (docuseries, Diego Boneta, Óscar Jaenada) – Bio-doc series about the life of the Mexican singer Luis Miguel. I though this came out in April, but it never showed up apparently. U.S. and Canada Streaming

Taco Chronicles – Volume 1 (Mexican TV food and travel) – Spanish language series about the delicious history of tacos. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Blown Away – Season 1 (Canadian reality TV) – A glass blowing competition. I’ll totally watch this! U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Extreme Engagement – Season 1 (Australian reality/travel, Tim Noonan, PJ Madam) – Before getting married, Australian couple travels the world studying marriage culture. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Kidnapping Stella (German drama, Jella Haase, Clemens Schick) – German language story of a kidnapped woman trying to foil her abductors. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Point Blank (action, Frank Grillo, Anthony Mackie) – An ER nurse and a murder suspect are a reluctant team as the nurse tries to save his pregnant wife. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

4 Latas (Spanish comedy, Jean Reno, Hovik Keuchkerian) – Spanish language movie about a road trip to reunite old friends. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Amazon Prime Video

Comicstaan – Season 2 (Indian TV reality, Tanmay Bhat, Biswa Kalyan Rath) – Apparently they are still looking for the next hot comic in India in this Amazon original series. Amazon Prime Video Only

July 11th

Netflix Streaming

Cities of Last Things (Taiwanese drama, Lu Huang, Hong-Chi Lee) – Mandarin language dystopian revenge tale told in reverse chronology. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

July 10th

Netflix Streaming

Family Reunion – Part 1 (TV comedy, Anthony Alabi, Loretta Devine) – A family moves from Seattle to small town Georgia and has a lot of adapting to do. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Parchís: El documental (Spanish documentary, Francisco Díaz, Tino Fernández) – A Spanish language documentary about a boys/girls band in Spain. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Amazon Prime Video

Trapped – Season 2 (Icelandic TV drama, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Ilmur Krist Jánsdóttir) – Icelandic language series about a murder victim found outside a small town. Amazon Prime Video Only

July 9th

Netflix Streaming

Mary Poppins Returns (family, musical, Emily Blunt, Lin Manuel Miranda) – This is a fun one for the family! Check out Mrs. Norman Maine’s review. U.S and Canada Streaming

Netflix DVD Subscribers

Chicago Med – Season 3 (TV drama, Oliver Platt, S. Epatha Merkerson) – I’m not sure why we’re so behind on this one – season 4 already aired (you can catch it on Hulu) and season 5 starts in September. DVD Only

Bull – Season 2 (TV drama, Michael Weatherly, Annabelle Attanasio) – Another one late to the party. Season 3 aired this past year and season 4 is slated to debut on CBS on September 24th. DVD Only (If you want to stream it you need CBS All Access)

The Brokenwood Mysteries – Series 5 (TV drama, Neill Rea, Fern Sutherland) – This New Zealand show is about an odd couple pair of detectives in a small town. Is has been renewed for a sixth series. DVD Only

Masterpiece Mystery!: Endeavor – Series 6 (TV drama, Shaun Evans, Roger Allam) – This British Inspector Morse prequel series will return for a seventh season. DVD Only

Captain Marvel (action, Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson) – I can’t decide if I should see this before I see Avengers: Endgame. Probably? DVD Only

Transit (German drama, Franz Rogowski, Paula Beer) – German language drama about a man fleeing fascism in Europe. DVD Only

Maria by Callas (documentary, Maria Callas, Vittorio De Sica) – Deep dive into the life of singer Maria Calls. French language. DVD Only

After (drama, Josephine Langford, Hero Fiennes Tiffin) – Coming of age drama about a college romance. DVD Only

Pet Sematary (horror, Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz) – The first movie adaptation of this Stephen King book scared the daylights out of me. Obviously I have to see this one, too. DVD Only

Little (comedy, Regina Hall, Issa Rae) – A woman gets the chance to relive her youth. WHY WOULD ANYONE WANT THAT. DVD Only

High Life (sci-fi, Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche) – In a (presumably dystopian) future, a space ship filled with convicts is sent to examine a black hole. Things do not go as planned. DVD Only

3 Faces (Iranian drama, Behnaz Jafari, Jafar Panahi) – The director of this film – Jafar Panahi – is banned from making films in Iran. In this Farsi language film he tells the story of a girl determined to go to school in Tehran despite her parents’ objections. DVD Only

July 6th

Netflix Streaming

Free Rein – Season 3 (TV family, Jaylen Barron, Manpreet Bambra) – City girl continues to bond with country horse. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Sicilian Ghost Story (Italian drama, Gaetano Fernandez, Julia Jedlikowska) – Italian language film based on the true story of a mob related kidnapping. U.S. and Canada Streaming

July 5th

Netflix Streaming

In the Dark – Season 1 (TV drama, Perry Mattfeld) – This new CW series about a blind woman with an alcohol problem trying to solve a murder looks pretty good. It has been renewed for a second season. U.S. Instant Streaming

Amazon Prime Video

Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny – Season 1B (TV children’s animation, Mick Wingert, Chrissy Metz) – This Dreamworks Animation show takes up where Kung Fu Panda 3 left off. Amazon Prime Video Only

July 4th

Netflix Streaming

Stranger Things – Season 3 (TV thriller, Winona Ryder, David Harbour) – You didn’t think things were just going to get back to normal in Hawkins, did you? I’M SO EXCITED!! U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

July 3rd

Netflix Streaming

The Last Czars – Season 1 (TV drama, Robert Jack, Susanna Herbert) – I think this is a docudrama series. It’s about the years leading up to the Russian revolution. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Yummy Mummies – Season 2 (TV reality, Lorinska Merrington, Jane Scandizzo) – Australian reality show about rich pregnant women getting ready for their babies. Yikes. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

July 2nd

Netflix Streaming

Good Witch – Season 4 (TV drama, Catherine Bell, James Denton) – This romance between witch and non-witch is back! There is a fifth season coming. U.S. Netflix Streaming, downloadable

Bangkok Love Stories: Objects of Affection – Season 1 (Thai TV drama, Apinya Sakuljaroensuk, Kanokchat Munyadon) – Thai language romance between a computer repairman and a woman with multiple personalities. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Bangkok Love Stories: Plead – Season 1 (Thai TV romance, Chanon Santinatornkul, Sutatta Udomsilp) – Thai language romance between a digital marketer and a blind fortune teller. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Netflix DVD Subscribers

The Poison Rose (thriller, John Travolta, Morgan Freeman) – Private investigator returns to Texas and gets involved in the investigation of the death of a high school football player. DVD Only

The Public (drama, Alec Baldwin, Emilio Estevez) – Emilio Estevez directed this drama about a group of homeless people clashing with authorities after refusing to leave a public library in the bitter cold. DVD Only

The Heiresses (Paraguayan drama, Ana Brun, Margarita Irún) – Spanish language film about an two heiresses finding their way in the world after their money runs out. DVD Only

The Best of Enemies (drama, Sam Rockwell, Taraji P. Henson) – The true story of the relationship between a woman fighting segregation and a Klan leader in 1971 North Carolina. I love these two actors, I’ll give this a shot. DVD Only

July 1st

Netflix Streaming

Designated Survivor: 60 Days – Season 1 (Korean TV drama, Ji Jin-Hee, Lee Jun-hyuk) – A Korean remake of the U.S. series. I think this airs one episode a week. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room (comedy special) – Stand up comedy special taped in the U.K. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

June 30th

Netflix Streaming

Madame Secretary – Season 5 (TV drama, Téa Leoni, Tim Daly) – There is a sixth season coming for this political drama, and it will be the last. U.S. Instant Streaming Only (for now), downloadable

Netflix Canada

Anne With an E – Season 2 (TV family, Amybeth McNulty, Geraldine James) – This has been out in the U.S. for a while, now it’s coming to Canada Streaming as well. There is another season coming.

Glee – Seasons 1-6 (TV musical, Lea Michelle, Chris Colfer) – Not new, but new for Canada Streaming (it is also available in the U.S.)! This is the full series.

June 28th

Netflix Streaming

Dope – Season 3 (TV docuseries) – Focuses on drugs from various perspectives – cops, users, dealers. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Instant Hotel – Season 2 (reality TV, Luke Jacobz, Juliet Ashworth) – Homeowners compete to see who has the best rental. It’s an Australian show. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Motown Magic – Season 2 (children’s animation) – Ben brings street art to life with his magic paintbrush. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Paquita Salas – Season 3 (Spanish TV comedy, Brays Efe, Belen Cuesta) Spanish language show about a talent agent searching for new clients. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

7 Seeds – Part 1 (TV anime, Nao Toyama, Jun Fukuyama) – Japanese language (also available in other languages including English) anime about a group of people saving humanity. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Exhibit A – Season 1 (docuseries) – Looks at innocent people convicted using faulty forensics. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

The Chosen One – Season 1 (Brazilian TV thriller, Paloma Bernardi, Renan Tenca) – Brazilian Portuguese language series about a group of doctors clashing with a faith healer as they try to introduce a Zika vaccine. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

June 27th

Netflix Streaming

Answer For Heaven – Season 1 (Thai TV drama, Sunny Suwanmethanont, Kan Kantathavorn) – Thia language series about a fallen angel working in a newsroom. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

June 26th

Netflix Streaming

Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse (animated action, Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson) – Everyone loves this animated spiderman spectacular. I don’t really get the appeal, but maybe I’ll give it a try now that it’s streaming. U.S. Streaming Only (sorry Canada)

The Golem (Israeli horror, Alex Tritenko, Brynie Furstenberg) – This Israeli movie is in English. It’s about a 17th century Lithuanian plague and the woman who summons a golem when a Jewish community is blamed. U.S. Streaming Only

June 25th

Netflix Streaming

Mike Epps: Only One Mike (comedy special) – A raunchy stand-up special. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Netflix DVD Subscribers

The Aftermath (drama, Keira Knightley, Alexander Skarsgård) – Two families share housing in post WWII Germany. Based on the book. DVD Only

The Domestics (thriller, Kate Bosworth, Tyler Hoechlin) – Couple runs from bad guys in post-apocalyptic dystopian future. DVD Only

Dawson City: Frozen Time (documentary) – This is a combination of cinema history and the history of a small town in the Yukon. DVD Only

The Mercy (drama, Colin Firth, Rachel Weisz) – Based on the true story of a desperate man cheating in a sailing race. DVD Only

Gangster Land (thriller, Sean Faris, Milo Gibson) – a 1920s Chicago/Al Capone crime thriller. DVD Only

The Cured (horror, Ellen Page, Sam Keeley) – Oh, I’ll see this one! What happens when zombies are cured? DVD Only

The Clovehitch Killer (thriller, Dylan McDermott, Charlie Plummer) – A boy discovers evidence that his father might be a killer. Yikes. DVD Only

Overdrive (action, Scott Eastwood, Freddie Thorp) – Car thieves caught up with crime bosses. Yawn. DVD Only

June 24th

Netflix Streaming

Forest of Piano – Season 2 (Japanese anime, Soma Saito, Junichi Suwabe) – Japanese language story of a young pianist meeting a famous pianist’s daughter. You can watch this in Japanese, English, German, Spanish, or French. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

June 21st

Netflix Streaming

Shooter – Season 3 (action, Ryan Phillippe, Omar Epps) – This is the final season of the USA network assassin series. U.S. Instant Streaming Only (for now), downloadable

Dark – Season 2 (German TV thriller, Louise Hoffman, Oliver Masucci) – German language series about a group of families uncovering generations of secrets while looking for a missing child. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Ad Vitam – Season 1 (French TV sci-fi, Yvan Attal, Garance Marillier) – French language series about a future where people live indefinitely but there is a youth suicide crisis. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Bolivar – Season 1 (TV drama) – I don’t know who is in this or what language it’s in, but it’s the story of Simon Bolivar of Venezuela. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

The Casketeers – Season 2 (TV reality) – Show about Maori funeral directors. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

The Confession Tapes – Season 2 (documentary series) – This docuseries is about convicted murderers who say they did not willingly confess. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Girls Incarcerated – Season 2 (docuseries) – A look at the lives of a group of young women in prison. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Go! Viva a Tu Manera – Season 2 (Argentinian teen TV, Pili Pascual) – Spanish language show about a teenager going to an elite performing arts school. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Mr Iglesias – Season 1 (comedy, Gabriel Iglesias, Gloria Aung) – Comedian Gabriel Iglesias as a high school teacher. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Jaoon Kahan Bata Ae Dil (Indian romance, Khushboo Upadhyay, Rohit Kokate) – This Hindi language movie has an English title translation that is more than a little salty. It’s about a couple and their relationship played out over an evening in Mumbai. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

La Misma Sangre (Argentinian thriller, Paulina García, Dolores Fonzi) – Keeping murder in the family. Spanish language, U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Netflix Canada

Queen of the South – Season 3 (TV drama, Alice Braga, Peter Gadiot) – This has been available in the U.S for about a month, now it arrives in Canada as well. U.S. and Canada, downloadable

Amazon Prime Video

Documental – Season 3 (Japanese TV reality) – This is a Japanese language reality show where entertainers try to be the last one in the room to laugh. Amazon Prime Video Only

Final Life – Season 1 – I can’t find anything about this one. I’ll have to wait a little longer I guess – will update when I have more info. Amazon Prime Video Only

Tokyo Alice – Season 1 – Another one that I can’t find any information on. Will update. Amazon Prime Video Only

June 20th

Netflix Streaming

The Wolf’s Call (French drama, François Civil, Omar Sy) – I loved Omar Sy in The Intouchables – maybe I’ll give this French language military thriller a shot. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

June 19th

Netflix Streaming

Beats (drama, Khalil Everage, Anthony Anderson) – A hip-hop prodigy and his mentor deal with his anxiety in Chicago. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

The Edge of Democracy (Brazilian documentary) – Brazilian Portuguese language doc about two turbulent Brazilian presidencies. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

June 18th

Netflix Streaming

Adam Devine: The Best Time of Our Lives (comedy special) – Stand-up special taped in the comedians hometown of Omaha. U.S. and Canada Streaming Only, downloadable

Big Kill (western, Christoph Sanders, Jason Patric) – Good vs. evil period piece set in a western town called Big Kill (that seems like a mistake in town naming). U.S. Instant Streaming

Netflix DVD Subscribers

Suits – Season 8 (TV drama, Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams) – The Markle-less Suits does not stream on Netflix U.S., so DVD Only, but it starts streaming on Amazon Prime Video on June 17th. There will be one final season of the show, premiering on the USA Network on July 17th.

Killing Eve – Season 2 (TV drama, Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer) – Way to go BBC and AMC! This came out lightning fast. It doesn’t stream on Netflix, so DVD Only. But it looks like, depending on how much cable TV you have, you might be able to watch it on the AMC and BBCAmerica websites. Season 1 is on Hulu, hopefully Season 2 will show up there eventually.

Preacher – Season 3 (TV drama, Dominic Cooper, Ruth Negga) – I loved the first season of this comic inspired series and then lost track of it. It’s DVD Only on Netflix, but it does stream on Hulu. There is one more season coming.

Midsomer Murders – Series 20 (TV drama, John Nettles, Daniel Casey) – This long running British crime series is DVD Only on Netflix, you can watch seasons 1-10 on Amazon Prime Video. There is a 21st season coming.

Patrick Melrose – Season 1 (TV drama, Benedict Cumberbatch, Holliday Grainger) – While this is listed as season 1, it’s a limited series of five episodes telling the story of a British aristocrat working to overcome obstacles and be a good father. I will absolutely see this. DVD Only

Keeping Faith – Season 1 (TV drama, Eve Myles, Mark Lewis Jones) – A Welsh (this is the English language version) crime drama about a wife trying to find her missing husband. There is a second season coming. DVD Only

Us (horror, Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke) – Oh, I am excited for this one! Jordan Peele’s second movie (his first being the outstanding Get Out) is about a family on vacation receiving unwanted guests. But it’s absolutely not going to be that simple. I was too chicken to see it in theaters, but can’t wait to pop it into the DVD player. DVD Only

Hotel Mumbai (thriller, Armie Hammer, Dev Patel) – This is based on the true story of a series of terror attacks in India. Fantastic cast, this goes right behind Us on my queue. DVD Only

Run the Race (faith and spirituality, Tanner Stine, Kristoffer Polaha) – Teenage athlete suffers football injury. DVD Only

Giant Little Ones (drama, Josh Wiggins, Darren Mann) – Coming of age movie about teenage best friends and an incident that changes their lives. DVD Only

The Beach Bum (comedy, Matthew McConaughey, Snoop Dogg) – Hmm, this is a weird little movie. Why are McConaughey, Zac Efron, and Jonah Hill in a stoner comedy? DVD Only

Hale County This Morning, This Evening (documentary) – A look at the everyday lives of the residents of Hale County, Alabama. DVD Only

Under the Silver Lake (thriller, Andrew Garfield, Riley Keough) – Los Angeles man searches for missing neighbor. DVD Only

Wonder Park (family animation, Brianna Denski, Jennifer Garner) – A little girl tries to save the amusement park she imagined into existence. DVD Only

The Brink (documentary) – Doc about Steve Bannon. DVD Only

Netflix Canada

Mr. D – Season 3 (Canadian TV comedy, Gerry Dee, Jonathan Torrens) – There are actually 8 seasons of this teacher comedy, but only 3 are available, and only on Netflix Canada.

June 17th

Netflix DVD Subscribers

Thunder Road (drama, Jim Cummings, Kendal Farr) – A police officer struggles in his role as single dad. DVD Only

Netflix Canada

The Missing – Season 3 (TV drama, Tchéky Karyo, Anastasia Hille) – I’m not sure if this is actually a season 3 or if it’s the spin-off series called Baptiste. This anthology crime drama is set in London and France and focuses on the abduction of a child in multiple time lines. Netflix Canada Streaming Only

June 15th

Netflix Instant Streaming

Grey’s Anatomy – Season 15 (TV drama, Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers) – Yeah, it’s still on. And it’s still going – it’s been renewed for seasons 16 and 17.  U.S. Instant Streaming, downloadable

Hulu

12 Monkeys – Season 4 (TV sci-fi, Aaron Stanford, Amanda Schull) – This is the final season of this Syfy show spun off from the 1995 movie of the same name about an apocalyptic time traveler. Hulu Only

June 14th

Netflix Streaming

Jessica Jones – Season 3 (TV drama, Krysten Ritter, Rachael Taylor) – This is the last season for Jessica on Netflix. U.S. and Canada Instant Streaming, downloadable

Aggretsuko – Season 2 (Japanese anime, Kaolip, Komegumi Koiwasaki) – This anime for adults is another one that you can watch in multiple languages, including Japanese, English, and Spanish. U.S and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce – Season 5 (TV comedy, Lisa Edelstein, Beau Garrett) – This is the final season of this comedy about life after divorce. U.S. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Trinkets – Season 1 (TV drama, Brianna Hildebrand, Kiana Madeira) – A new Netflix original series about a trio of girls with a shoplifting problem. U.S and Canada Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Marlon – Season 2 (TV family comedy, Marlon Wayans, Essence Atkins) – Dad navigates post divorce life with ex and kids. U.S. Instant Streaming Only

Awake: The Million Dollar Game – Season 1 (TV reality) – Doing tasks while sleep deprived game show. Yikes. U.S. and Canada Instant Streaming, downloadable

The Alcàsser Murders – Season 1 (Spanish TV docuseries) – I don’t know much about this Spanish language series, but it’s about the reopening of a 1992 murder case. U.S. and Canada Instant Streaming, downloadable

Leila – Season 1 (Indian TV drama, Huma Qureshi, Siddharth) – Hindi language dystopian future series about a woman searches for her daughter. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Charité at War – Season 1 (German TV drama, Mala Emde, Ulrich Noethen) – German language series set in a hospital in 1943. U.S. and Canada Instant Streaming, downloadable

Unite 42 – Season 1 (Belgian TV drama, Patrick Ridremont, Constance Gay) – French language series about a cyber-crimes unit. U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable

Life Overtakes Me (documentary) – This is a doc about something called Resignation Syndrome, affecting refugee children in Sweden, leaving them in something like a coma. U.S. and Canada Streaming downloadable

Cinderella Pop (Brazilian family comedy, Maisa Silva, Filipe Bragança) – Portuguese language Cinderella remake. U.S. and Canada Instant Streaming, downloadable

Murder Mystery (comedy, Jennifer Aniston, Adam Sandler) – A cop and hairdresser couple try to solve a murder on their vacation. U.S. and Canada Instant Streaming, downloadable

Amazon Prime Video

Absentia – Season 2 (TV drama, Patrick McAuley, Stana Katic) – I think I watched the first season of this show about an FBI agent trying to reclaim her life after being declared dead. It aired back in 2017, so I may have to re-watch to catch up. Amazon Prime Video Only

June 13th

Netflix Streaming

Jinn – Season 1 (Lebanese TV thriller, Sultan Alkhail, Hana Chamoun) – Arabic language coming of age series about supernatural high school happenings. U.S. and Canada Instant Streaming, downloadable

Kakegurui – Season 2 (anime, Saori Hayami, Minami Tanaka) – You can watch this anime about a gambling school in the original Japanese, or in English, French, Spanish, or German. U.S. and Canada Instant Streaming, downloadable

The 3rd Eye 2 (Indonesian horror, Jessica Mila, Bianca Hello) – Indonesian language movie about horror in an orphanage. And I assume it’s a sequel? Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

June 12th

Netflix Streaming

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese (documentary) – So this is some sort of fantasy/documentary meld about Bob Dylan’s 1975 Rolling Thunder tour. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Jo Koy: Comin’ In Hot (comedy special) – A stand-up comedy special filmed in Hawaii. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

June 11th

Netflix Streaming

Disney’s Ralph Breaks the Internet (family animation, John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman) – Wreck-It Ralph is back for a sequel! Instant Streaming Available

Netflix DVD Subscribers

I Am the Night – Season 1 (TV drama, Chris Pine, India Eisley) – I believe this is a limited series of just one season. It’s based on the book, which is based on the real story of a woman’s search for her birth mother leading to shocking surprises about her family. DVD Only

Five Feet Apart (drama, Haley Lu Richardson, Cole Sprouse) – Teen hospital patients fall in love while being unable to touch each other. DVD Only

The Mustang (drama, Matthias Schoenaerts, Jason Mitchell) – A man in prison begins working with horses and changing as a person. DVD Only

Captive State (sci-fi, John Goodman, Ashton Sanders) – So aliens have been in charge in Chicago for nine years and they’re starting to be authoritarian-ish. Time to fight back. DVD Only

June 10th

Netflix Streaming

Beneath the Leaves (thriller, Mira Sorvino, Doug Jones) – Also starring Paul Sorvino, this is the story of a prison break and a man bent on continuing his crimes. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

A Silent Voice (Japanese anime, Miyu Irino, Saori Hayami) – Japanese language coming of age anime about bullying. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Netflix DVD

The Standoff at Sparrow Creek (thriller, James Badge Dale, Brian Geraghty) – Former cop, now militia member, investigates one of his own. DVD Only

June 8th

Netflix Streaming

Berlin, I Love You (dramedy, Dianna Agron, Emily Beecham) – This is a 10 story (each by a different director) anthology that is part of the Cities of Love franchise. I think it’s in English, and it has an enormous cast including Helen Mirren and Keira Knightley. It has not gotten good reviews to date. Instant Streaming Only

June 7th

Netflix Streaming

Designated Survivor – Season 3 (TV drama, Kiefer Sutherland, Natascha McElhone) – Another series that was saved from cancellation by Netflix! Kiefer is back as the reluctant president on Netflix only. Instant Streaming Only, U.S. and Canada, downloadable

3% – Season 3 (Brazilian TV drama, Joao Miguel, Bianca Comparato) – Portuguese language series about a future in which you get one shot at being part of the small percentage of people who get to live in something other than squalor. Instant Streaming Only, U.S. and Canada, downloadable

Tales of the City – Season 1 (TV drama, Laura Linney, Ellen Page) – Based on the book, this limited series follows the lives of a group of people in an apartment building in San Francisco. The trailer for this looks great. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Chef Show – Season 1 (docuseries, Jon Favreau, Roy Choi) – A food and travel show with celebrity guests and their kitchens. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Super Monsters Monster Pets – Season 1 (children’s animation, Erin Mathews, Kathleen Barr) – Magical animated monster pets have adventures! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Belmonte (Uruguayan drama, Gonzalo Delgado, Olivia Molinaro Eijo) – I’m not 100% sure this is the right movie, but if it is it’s a Spanish language drama about a father in crisis. Instant Streaming Only

The Black Godfather (documentary) – Bio-doc about Clarence Avant, a prominent music, film, TV, and political mentor. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Rock My Heart (German drama, Milan Peschel, Dieter Hallervorden) – German language story of a girl with a serious illness who loves taking risks, to the dismay of her parents. Instant Streaming Only

Elisa y Marcela (Spanish drama, Tamar Novas, Natalia de Molina) – Spanish language biographical drama about a woman posing as a man to marry a woman in 1901 Spain. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

I Am Mother (thriller, Rose Byrne, Hilary Swank) – This is an Australian movie about a dystopian, post-humanity future where a girl raised by a robot meets another human. Instant Streaming, downloadable

Pachamama (family animation, Andrea Santamaria, India Coenen) – A boy in the Andes dreams of being a shaman after a sacred statue is stolen. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

June 6th

Netflix Streaming

Alles Ist Gut (German drama, Aenne Schwarz, Andreas Dohler) – German language drama about a woman trying to cope after a sexual assault. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

June 5th

Netflix Streaming

Black Mirror – Season 5 (TV sci-fi anthology, Andrew Scott, Miley Cyrus) – Yay! I always look forward to some depressing dystopian techno future goodies from the folks at Black Mirror. This season is five episodes. U.S. and Canada Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Hulu

Handmaid’s Tale – Season 3 (TV drama, Elisabeth Moss, Max Minghella) – I haven’t been able to bring myself to watch this Hulu original series at all, though I know it’s excellent. I read the book and can’t handle the depression. Hulu Only

June 4th

Netflix Streaming

Miranda Sings Live – Your Welcome (comedy special) – This is a stand-up special and I hope there is some explanation for the title. I don’t know if I can get over it if it’s a typo. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Netflix DVD Subscribers

A Madea Family Funeral (comedy, Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis) – I have never seen one of these – I have no idea if they’re any good. DVD Only

Gloria Bell (comedy, Julianne Moore, John Turturro) – English language remake of a Chilean film about a romance made complex by his family baggage. DVD Only

The Kid (western, Ethan Hawke, Dane DeHaan) – Period western about a kid on the run. Directed by Vincent D’Onofrio. DVD Only

Woman At War (Icelandic dramedy, Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, Jóhann Sigurðarson) – Icelandic language movie about an eco-activist who wants to adopt a child. DVD Only

J.T. LeRoy (drama, Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern) – Based on the true story of a woman posing as a teenager to publish books. DVD Only

The World We Make (drama, Caleb Castille, Rose Reid) – Racism threatens to break up a romance. DVD Only

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (adventure, Adam Driver, Jonathan Pryce) – Filmmaker discovers his creation dramatically affected his actor. Directed by Terry Gilliam. DVD Only

Netflix Canada

Baroness Von Scetch Show – Season 4 (TV comedy, Carolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill) – This is a sketch comedy series starring and created by mostly women. I don’t know why U.S. Netflix doesn’t get it. Netflix Canada Only

Amazon Prime Video

Creative Galaxy – Season 3 (children’s animation, Kira Gelineau, Kallan Holley) – Solving problems all over the galaxy using art! Amazon Prime Video Only

June 3rd

Netflix Streaming

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Season 4 (TV sci-fi, Victor Garber, Brandon Routh) – I’m not sure excatly when this arrived, but it’s here now! There is a fifth season coming. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Documentary Now! – Season 2 (mockumentary, Fred Armison, Bill Hader) – This series spoofs popular documentaries. U.S. Instant Streaming Only

Malibu Rescue – Season 1 (family comedy, Abby Donnelly, Ricardo Hurtado) – This is a kids and family show about junior lifeguards. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Duel (western, Woody Harrelson, Liam Hemsworth) – Love the cast for this western about a conflict between a preacher and a marshal. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

Rampant (Korean horror, Hyun Bin, Jang Dong-gun) – Korean language zombie thriller set in ancient times. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Bullitt County (thriller, Mike C. Nelson, Jenni Melear) – A bachelor party in the backwoods? That really isn’t going to end well. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Hulu

The Weekly – Season 1 (docuseries) – This is an FX series that will air on Hulu the day after each episode runs on FX. It’s a weekly news series from the New York Times. Hulu and FX Only

June 1st

Netflix Streaming

Dynasty – Season 2 (TV drama, Elizabeth Gillies, Nathalie Kelley) – Hello CW! I thought we had all of your series already, but apparently not! This reboot of the 1980s prime time soap will be coming back for a third season. U.S. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Arthdal Chronicals – Season 1 (Korean TV drama, Song Joong-ki, Jang Dong-gun) – It looks like this Korean language fantasy series about a mythical land will air one episode a week. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Oh, Ramona! (Romanian teen drama, Bogdan Iancu, Aggy K. Adams) – This Romanian movie about a teenage boy coming of age is English language. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Hulu

Ask Dr. Ruth (documentary, Susan Brown, Jonathan Capehart) – Dr. Ruth Westheimer Hulu original bio-doc. She really is fascinating – a Holocaust survivor who became America’s sex therapist. Hulu Only

May 31st

Netflix Streaming

Bad Blood – Season 2 (TV drama, Kim Coates, Anthony LaPaglia) – This crime drama is based on the true story of a crime family in Montreal. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Black Spot – Season 2 (French TV thriller, Suliane Brahim, Hubert Delattre) – French language series about gruesome crimes and spooky phenomena near a forest – and the people investigating. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast) – Season 1 (German TV drama, Maximilian Mundt, Danilo Kamperidis) – German language series about a teenager who sells ecstasy out of his bedroom and becomes a drug lord. I think this is more tongue-in-cheek than it is crime drama. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

When They See Us – Season 1 (TV drama, Asante Blackk, Caleel Harris) – This series appears to be based on the true story of the Central Park Five. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Killer Ratings – Season 1 (Brazilian TV docuseries) – The real story of a TV host who actually ordered murders to boost the ratings of his show. Brazilian Portuguese language. Instant Streaming Only

Always Be My Maybe (comedy, Ali Wong, Randall Park) – A famous chef reconnects with a friend from her hometown and the pair struggle to adjust to each other’s worlds. This looks like a pretty cute rom/com. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Netflix Canada

Brooklyn Nine-Nine – Season 6 (TV comedy, Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher) – So, this police station comedy was cancelled after 5 seasons by Fox, picked up the next day by NBC for this sixth season (DVD Only on Netflix U.S.) and has been renewed for a seventh season that will likely premiere around the first week of January, 2020. Canada Streaming Only

Good Girls – Season 2 (TV dramedy, Christina Hendricks, Retta) – This comedy about some thieving suburban moms has weird availability in the U.S. – I can’t find season 1 anywhere, season 2 is out on Hulu. Well, that was all completely wrong! Season 1  is actually available on Netflix Instant Streaming Only in the U.S. and now season 2 arrives for Netflix Canada as well! I haven’t seen anything about season 2 for the U.S., but will keep an eye out. It has been renewed for a third season. (sorry for the error)

Amazon Prime Video

Good Omens (limited series, David Tennant, Michael Sheen) – I am really looking forward to this six part series, based on the book by Terry Pratchet and Neil Gaiman. It’s got demons and angels and the fight between good and evil. If you’re in the UK, you’ll find it weekly on BBC Two (not sure when it will start). Amazon Prime Video Only

May 30th

Netflix Streaming

Svaha: The Sixth Finger (Korean thriller, Lee Jun-jae, Park Jung-min) – Korean language movie about a minister investigating a cult. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Chopsticks (Indian dramedy, ??) – Hindi language movie about a girl facing down a Mumbai gangster and regaining her self-confidence. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

May 29th

Netflix DVD Subscribers

Outlander – Season 4 (TV drama, Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan) – I’m very excited that this time travel/romance/drama is starting to stream on Netflix (seasons 1 and 2 available now). Seasons 3 and 4 are available on DVD Only, hopefully they will follow soon! There is a fifth season coming to Starz, but no date has been announced.

A Vigilante (thriller, Olivia Wilde, Morgan Spector) – An abused woman becomes a hunter of abusers. DVD Only

Her Smell (drama, Elisabeth Moss, Cara Delevingne) – This is the story of a punk rock singer. It also has a gross title. DVD Only

Greta (thriller, Isabelle Huppert, Chloë Grace Moretz) – No good deed goes unpunished in this story of obsession. DVD Only

Climax (French thriller, Sofia Boutella, Romain Guillermic) – French language film about a dance troupe on acid. DVD Only

General Commander (action, Steven Seagal, Sonia Couling) – Yup, he’s still making ’em. DVD Only

May 27th

Streaming

Call the Midwife – Series 8 (TV drama, Jessica Raine, Jenny Agutter) – Season 8 is now available on U.S. Instant Streaming! It’s also downloadable

Outlander – Seasons 1-2 (TV drama, Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan) – I’m really excited to start watching this series based on Diana Gabaldon’s books. I’m kind of a sucker for time travel, so this 20th century nurse ending up in the 1700s intrigues me. There are four seasons of the show now (3 availbale now on DVD, the 4th arriving on DVD on May 29th). Hopefull all four will make their way to streaming. The show has been renewed for seasons 5 and 6. Instant Streaming Available

Historical Roasts – Season 1 (stand-up comedy, Jeff Ross, Bob Saget) – This show making fun of historical figures bills itself as “politically incorrect”, a term that makes me itch. I’ll be passing on this one. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Charmed – Season 1 (TV drama, Madeleine Mantock, Sarah Jeffery) – I believe this is an updated version of the late 1990s show of the same name about a trio of magical sisters. I’ll watch it. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Supergirl – Season 4 (TV sci-fi, Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks) – Thanks CW! Their shows are almost all out now – we’re just waiting for Legends of Tomorrow. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Netflix Canada

Animal Kingdom – Season 3 (TV drama, Ellen Barkin, Scott Speedman) – This TNT crime drama is DVD Only (and season 3 has not come out yet) on Netflix U.S., but does stream in Canada. There is a fourth and final season coming. Canada Streaming Only – I’ve been told that this did not arrive and that is because I got the date wrong  – it comes out on May 29th.

Hulu

Broad City – Season 5 (TV comedy, Ilana Glazer, Abbi Jacobson) – This sitcom about a couple of New York City women finished its fifth and final season on Comedy Central in March. Only the first three seasons are available on Netflix, and only on DVD – but you can see all five seasons on Hulu.

May 24th

Streaming

She’s Gotta Have It – Season 2 (TV dramedy, DeWanda Wise, Cleo Anthony) – This is a Spike Lee series about a woman juggling three lovers. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

High Seas – aka Alta Mar – Season 1 (Spanish TV mystery, Ivana Baquero, Jon Kortajarena) – Spanish language series set on a luxury liner in the 1940s, where family secrets make for mystery. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

What/If – Part 1 (TV thriller, Renee Zellwegger, Jane Levy) – Mysterious investor funds med tech start-up. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Rim of the World (teen sci-fi, Lynn Collins, Annabeth Gish) – Kids have to save the world from alien invasion at their summer camp. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Perfection (thriller, Allison Williams, Logan Browning) – Former music prodigy discovers mentors have a new student. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Joy (Austrian drama, Anwulika Alphonsus, Mariam Precious Sanusi) – This Austrian movie about a Nigerian sex worker trying to pay off her debts is in English. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

After Maria (documentary) This doc follows the lives of three women displaced by Hurricane Maria, and again when housing aid expires in New York. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

May 23th

Streaming

Riverdale – Season 3 (TV drama, K.J. Apa, Lili Reinhart) – This comic book series adaptation lost one of its anchors with the death of Luke Perry, something that will be addressed in upcoming season 4. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Slasher – Season 3 (TV horror, Katie McGrath, Brandon J. McLaren) – This third season of the serial killer anthology series carries the subhead: Solstice. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

May 22rd

Streaming

The Flash – Season 5 (TV action, Grant Gustin, Candice Patton) – More superheroes from the CW! The Flash will also be back for another season. Eric Wallace is stepping in as showrunner, replacing season 5’s Todd Helbing. Instant Streaming Only (for now – the CW shows do eventually come to DVD as well), downloadable

One Spring Night – Season 1 (Korean TV drama, Han Ji-min, Jung Hai-in) – This looks like a romance series. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

A Tale of Two Kitchens (Mexican food and travel) – The story of a restaurant owner from Mexico City opening a sister location in San Francisco. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Sgt. Will Gardner (drama, Max Martini, Omari Hardwick) – An Iraq war vet takes a road trip with his young son. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Patrick (comedy, Beattie Edmondson, Ed Skrein) – Can a woman feel better after a break-up because she inherited a dog? If you’ve ever seen a movie, you know the answer. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

May 21st

Streaming

Arrow – Season 7 (TV sci-fi, Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy) – Way to go, CW! There is a season 8 coming of this superhero series. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Moonlight (drama, Trevante Rhodes, André Holland) – The 2018 Best Picture Academy Award winner comes to streaming! This coming of age story set in the 1980s also earned Oscars for Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor for (now 2 time winner) Mahershala Ali. Instant Streaming Available

Wanda Sykes: Not Normal (comedy special) – I’ve always liked Wanda Sykes, I’ll be watching this stand-up special. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Call the Midwife – Series 8 (TV drama, Jessica Raine, Jenny Agutter) – This period piece is a Netflix streamer, but I don’t have a date yet. I’ll keep an eye out for it. Until then, DVD Only (unless you’re in Canada, in which case you can already stream it).

Isn’t It Romantic (comedy, Rebel Wilson, Liam Hemsworth) – This is a rom/com spoof that I suspect just turns out to be a rom/com. But I like the leads, so if it streams somewhere for free I’ll see it. DVD Only on Netflix.

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (family animation, Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler) – This appears to be the final installment in the How to Train Your Dragon series. DVD Only

The Upside (dramedy, Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston) – This is a remake of the delightful French film The Intouchables. I’ll give it a shot. DVD Only

Trading Paint (action, John Travolta, Michael Madsen) – A car racing rivalry between father and son. There are few things that interest me less than this movie. DVD Only

Drunk Parents (comedy, Alec Baldwin, Salma Hayek) – Hmm. This is about parents scheming ways to make money to cover their daughter’s tuition. It has not been well received. DVD Only

Hulu

Preacher – Season 3 (TV drama, Dominic Cooper, Ruth Negga) – I was really into this the first season and then lost track. it’s DVD Only on Netflix (and season 3 is not out yet), but all three seasons are streaming on Hulu. There is a fourth season coming, which will be its last.

May 20th

Streaming

Rosario Tijeras – Season 2 (Mexican TV drama, Barbara de Regil, Jose Maria de Tavira) – A poor girl making a name for herself – in probably not the most ladylike of ways. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Prince of Peoria – Part 2 (kids’ TV, Gavin Lewis, Theodore Barnes) – This series is about a teen prince who wants to live like an ordinary kid. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

May 17th

Streaming

Nailed It! – Season 3 (TV cooking, Nicole Byer, Jacques Torres) – This one seems to be popular with everyone but me! It’s a baking contest with terribly inept contestants. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

It’s Bruno! – Season 1 (TV comedy, Solvan Naim, Rob Morgan) – A comedy about a man and his dog. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

1994 – Season 1 (limited Mexican TV docuseries) – Interviews and archival footage chronicle a turbulent year in Mexican politics. Spanish language. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Chip and Potato – Season 1 (kids’ TV animation, Abigail Oliver, Andrea Libman) – A Canadian cartoon about a dog and his friend, a mouse. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Rain – Season 2 (Danish TV thriller, Alba August, Lucas Lynggaard Tonnesen) – Danish language dystopian future series about young survivors looking for answers. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Well-Intended Love – Season 1 (Chinese TV dramedy, Xu Kaicheng, Simona Wang) – Chinese language series about an actress with leukemia who agrees to marry a CEO to secure a bone marrow transplant. Yikes. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

White Gold – Season 2 (TV comedy, Ed Westwick, James Buckley) – 1980s period comedy about dishonest salesmen. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

See You Yesterday (teen thriller, Eden Duncan-Smith, Dante Crichlow) – Time travelling teens! Yes, please. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Maria (Filipino action/adventure, Cristine Reyes, Germaine De Leon) – Tagalog language action thriller about an assassin trying to retire. Assassins really just can’t retire peacefully – I think we all know this by now. Instant Streaming Only downloadable

Dying to Tell (Spanish documentary) – Filmmaker Hernan Zin talks with war reporters about the toll their work takes on them. Spanish language. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Blackcoat’s Daughter (horror, Emma Roberts, Kiernan Shipka) – Super not fun to be stranded in an empty boading school over winter break. Like, super not fun. Instant Streaming Available

Amazon Prime Video

Fleabag – Season 2 (TV comedy, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Olivia Colman) – This is a fairly acclaimed series from the creator of Killing Eve about a grieving woman living her life in London. I’ll need to start this from the beginning. Amazon Prime Video Only

Masterpiece: The Durrells in Corfu – Season 3 (TV drama, Keeley Hawes, Josh O’Connor) – This British show about a family moving from England to Greece in the 1930s is DVD Only on Netflix but you can now stream all three seasons on Amazon Prime Video.

Masterpiece: Poldark – Season 4 (TV drama, Aidan Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson) – I didn’t realize that this series was a remake of a 1970s classic that helped launch Masterpiece. It’s a British period piece taking place in the late 1700s. It’s DVD Only on Netflix, but all 4 seasons are now available on Amazon Prime Video.

Hulu

Catch 22 – Season 1 (TV drama, Christopher Abbott, Kyle Chandler) – Executive produced by (and featuring) George Clooney, this Hulu original is an adaptation of the Joseph Heller novel. Yes, absolutely I’ll watch this. Hulu Subscription Only

May 16th

Streaming

Good Sam (family drama, Tiya Sircar, Chad Connell) – A reporter chasing a feel-good story about a mysterious person leaving bags of cash for strangers. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Netflix Canada

Call the Midwife – Season 8 (TV drama, Helen George, Charlotte Ritchie) – This period series has now been renewed through series 11 – bringing it into the late 1960s. Netflix Canada gets it first, Netflix U.S. gets it on DVD on the 21st of May, streaming sometime later.

May 14th

Streaming

The Mechanism – Season 2 (foreign TV drama, Selton Mello, Caroline Abras) – I’m not sure when the second season of this Portuguese language series about a Brazilian corruption scandal became available, but it’s here! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

revisions – Season 1 (anime, Koki Uchiyama, Mikako Komatsu) – You can watch this Japanese anime in a bunch of languages, including German, English, Spanish, French, or the original Japanese. It’s about future teens fighting cyborgs. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Still Laugh-In: The Stars Celebrate (comedy special, Lily Tomlin, Tiffany Haddish) – I don’t know how many people still remember Laugh-In, but I guess we’ll find out by the reception of this retrospective of the break-through sketch comedy show. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Weed the People (documentary, Abby Epstein, Ricki Lake) – A look at five families and medical marijuana. Instant Streaming Only

DVD Subscribers

Yellowstone – Season 1 (TV drama, Kevin Costner, Wes Bentley) – A Montana rancher struggles to stay afloat. This Paramount series does not seem to be streaming anywhere but on their website. I was able to access Yellowstone, but you I’m not sure it’s available if you don’t have cable. DVD Only on Netflix

Power – Season 5 (TV drama, Omari Hardwick, Lela Loren) This Starz series about a nightclub owner/drug dealer trying to go legit is DVD Only on Netflix. Seasons 1-4 are streaming on Hulu. There is another season coming.

Cold Pursuit (action, Liam Neeson, Tom Bateman) – Liam Neeson does some vengeance. Again. This time he’s a snowplow driver, to mix things up. DVD Only

Apollo 11 (documentary, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin) – It’s a documentary. About Apollo 11. DVD Only

Fighting With My Family (comedy, Florence Pugh, Nick Frost) – This wrestling dramedy was directed by Stephen Merchant and also features Lena Heady (Cersei from Game of Thrones). How can I pass that up? DVD Only

Happy Death Day 2U (horror, Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard) – Is anyone surprised that this title is horror? No? But it’s also a sequel, and horror with time travel and/or reincarnation of some kind. So there’s that. DVD Only

Backdraft 2 (action, Joe Anderson, William Baldwin) – Hm. I didn’t know this existed, but I’m not totally averse to seeing another movie from this firehouse. DVD Only

Never Grow Old (thriller, Emile Hirsch, John Cusack) – Well, I really like both leads here, so I’m willing to check out this old west thriller about an undertaker. DVD Only

The Least of These (drama, Stephen Baldwin, Sharman Joshi) – This is a religious period piece set in 1990s rural India. DVD Only

Birds of Passage (Colombian drama, Carmiña Martínez, José Acosta) – Spanish language period piece about the 1970s origins of the Colombian drug trade. DVD Only

The Invisibles (German drama, Max Mauff, Alice Dwyer) – German language docudrama about four Jewish young people hiding in plain sight during WWII. DVD Only

I Still See You (thriller, Bella Thorne, Richard Harmon) – The apocalypse AND supernatural killers? That’s rough. I will absolutely see this. DVD Only

All the Devil’s Men (action, Milo Gibson, Sylvia Hoeks) – Mercenaries, rogue CIA agents, Russians and I presume a whole lot of guns. DVD Only

May 13th

Streaming

Malibu Rescue (family comedy, Abby Donnelly, Ricardo Hurtado) – Teen Baywatch? Not sure, but it is about a group of elite junior lifeguards. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

May 12th

Streaming

Patriot Act With Hasan Minaj – Series 3 (TV political comedy) – This acclaimed stand up crossed with politics show returns for a third round. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

May 10th

Streaming

Easy – Season 3 (TV comedy, Jane Adams, Jacqueline Toboni) – This is the last season of this comedy about love and relationships. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Harvey Girls Forever! – Season 2 (family animation, Lauren Lapkus, Stephanie Lemelin) – A kids’ show about a neighborhood where kids rule. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Jailbirds – Season 1 (TV reality) – A look inside the Sacramento County jail. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Pose – Season 1 (TV musical, Evan Peters, Kate Mara) – This is a musical drama about an LGBT group competing in the Underground Harlem Balls in the early 80s. Instant Streaming Only

The Society – Season 1 (TV drama, Kathryn Newton, Gideon Aldon) – Everyone but the teenagers disappears from a wealthy community. Oh yes, I’ll be watching this teen angst fest. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Lion’s Share (documentary) – This series of music documentaries continues with the story of Solomon Linda, who wrote The Lion Sleeps Tonight. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Wine Country (comedy, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph) – I am 100% on board for this girls’ weekend. I love these actors!! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Dry Martina (Argentinian drama, Antonella Costa, Patricio Contreras) – Spanish language movie about a singer having an adult escapade in Chile. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

In Family I Trust (Spanish comedy, Clara Lago, Alex Garcia) – This is based on a novel about an architect who needs to do some life assessing and chooses to do so among her eccentric family. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Shéhérazade (French drama, Dylan Robert, Kenza Fortas) – French language movie about a 17-year-old who gets out of juvie and proceeds to become a pimp. That seems ill advised. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Netflix Canada

iZombie – Season 5 (TV dramedy, Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin) – This is the last season of this zombie mystery show, which makes me sad. It is airing on the CW in the U.S. beginning May 2nd and weekly on Netflix Canada.

Amazon Prime Video

Sneaky Pete – Season 3 (TV drama, Giovanni Ribisi, Marin Ireland) – This Amazon original is about a con man hiding out with someone else’s family as he runs from a gangster. Amazon Prime Video Only

May 9th

Streaming

Bathtubs Over Broadway (documentary, Martin Short, Chita Rivera) – This is about a guy whose job it was to find odd records for the Letterman show. Instant Streaming Only

May 8th

Streaming

Lucifer – Season 4 (TV drama, tom Ellis, Lauren German) – I love this show about the witty and handsome devil on a holiday and was really excited when Netflix picked it up after it was cancelled by Fox. It looks like we’re picking up where we left off with Chloe having to adjust to a new reality. No word yet on a possible season 5. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

May 7th

Streaming

Queen of the South – Season 3 (TV drama, Alice Braga, Peter Gadiot) – Drug dealer boyfriend murdered, business hers, she wants revenge. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Heat: A Kitchen (R)evolution (documentary, Suzanne Barr, Victoria Blarney) – A Canadian documentary about seven women competitive chefs. Instant Streaming Only, probably downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Better Call Saul – Season 4 (TV dramedy, Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks) – This is one of those shows that I DVR and watch the whole thing in a week. It grabs on once you start a season. It is a streamer, but I’m not sure of the date – will let you know. For know it’s showing as DVD Only. There is a fifth season coming.

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (family animation, Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks) – As much of an animation skeptic as I am, I though the first Lego Movie was really cute. I’ll rent this. DVD Only

The Prodigy (horror, Taylor Schilling, Jackson Robert Scott) – Taylor Shilling from Orange is the New Black stars as the mother of a possibly possessed son. DVD Only

What Men Want (comedy, Taraji P. Henson, Tracy Morgan) – The reverse of What Women Want – exactly. As in it’s the same movie but the woman can hear what the men want. Lame. DVD Only

Everybody Knows (Spanish thriller, Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz) – Spanish language wedding gone horribly wrong when a girl goes missing and family secrets surface. DVD only

The Head Hunter (action, Christopher Rygh, Cora Kaufman) – Sci-fi/horror action movie about vengeance, monsters and warriors. DVD Only

To Dust (comedy, Géza Röhrig, Matthew Broderick) – A dark comedy about a Hasidic cantor seeking to understand the biology of decomposition. DVD Only

Bundy and the Green River Killer (horror, Mark Homer, Rahel Kapsaski) – This is based on the true story behind Silence of the Lambs, with police consulting one killer to find another. DVD Only

Viking Blood (action, Martin Hestbæk, Pernille Bergendorff) – This Danish movie is in English and is about a viking in the war between old gods and new, and good and evil. DVD Only

May 6th

Streaming

Abyss – Season 1 (Korean TV sci-fi, Hyo-Seop Ahn, Se-ha Ahn) – Korean language show about a man and woman who come back to life in new bodies. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Death House (horror, Michael Berryman, Barbara Crampton) – Secret prisons and supernatural forces. Probably not going to end well for the federal agents stuck inside. Instant Streaming Only

The Last Resort (documentary) – A look at the 1970s retirement community that was Miami Beach. Instant Streaming Only

May 4th

Streaming

Like Arrows (drama, Victoria Anastasi, Carter Babcock) – A faith and spirituality parenting movie. Instant Streaming Only

May 3rd

Streaming

Supernatural – Season 14 (TV sci-fi, Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles) – Bring it on CW! This is a seriously long running show, and has been renewed for a fifteenth and sixteenth seasons. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Cupcake and Dino – Season 2 (children’s animation Justin Collette, Mark Little) – This is a Canadian kids show about an anthropomophic cupcake and his brother, a dinosaur. Because of course. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Dead to Me – Season 1 (TV dramedy, Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini) – Cast for this comedy/drama about a widow looking for the hit and run driver who killed her husband is fantastic, including Ed Asner and James Marsden. This goes on my list! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Flinch – Season 1 (reality TV, Desiree Birch, Lloyd Griffith) – A comedy game show that has people getting hurt for fun and profit. Gross. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

True and the Rainbow Kingdom – Season 2 (children’s animation, Michela Luci, Jamie Watson) – Rainbows and granting wishes and a good natured protagonist! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Tuca & Birdie – Season 1 (adult animation, Tiffany Haddish, Ali Wong) – Two 30-year-old bird roommates living their lives. Cool. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Undercover – Season 1 (Belgian TV thriller, Tom Waes, Anna Drijver) – Dutch language thriller series based on real pair of undercover detectives living in a trailer park to infiltrate a drug network in Belgium. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Despite Everything (Spanish comedy, Carlos Bardem, Joaquín Climent) – Spanish language story of a family learning secrets after the death of their mother. Spanish title: A pesar de Todo. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

All In My Family (documentary) – A gay filmmaker living in America tells the story of his very traditional Chinese family’s process of accepting his sexuality. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Alles ist Gut (German drama, Aenne Schwarz, Andreas Döhler) – German language movie about a woman trying to recover from a sexual assault. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile (drama, Lily Collins, Zac Efron) – Zac Efron plays Ted Bundy in this true story of a single mother who falls in love with the killer. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Jo Pil-Ho: The Dawning Rage (Korean drama, Sun-kyun Lee, Young-yu Lee) – Korean language story of a corrupt cop and a teenager uncovering a conspiracy. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Last Summer (teen romance, K.J. Apa, Maia Mitchell) – The actor who stars as Archie in Riverdale plays a teen headed to college in this coming of age comedy/romance. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Netflix Canada

The Flash – Season 5 (TV sci-fi, Grant Gustin, Candice Patton) – This looks to be the second half of the season, airing weekly on Netflix Canada as it airs on the CW in the U.S. Netflix Canada Streaming Only

Amazon Prime Video

Suspiria (horror, Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton) – Amazon original movie about a dance troupe and some paranormal weirdness. Amazon Prime Video Only

May 2nd

Streaming

The Colony – Season 3 (TV sci-fi, Josh Holloway, Sarah Wayne Callies) – I started this series back when it first came out and didn’t pursue it – and I don’t remember why. I need to circle back to this story of a walled in L.A. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

May 1st

Streaming

Roswell, New Mexico – Season 1 (TV sci-fi, Jeanine Mason, Nathan Parsons) – Hello, CW! This is the first season of a sci-fi series about aliens living among humans. It’s the first of a bunch of CW shows that will stream this month. Instant Streaming Only, probably downloadable

Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer – Season 2 (TV docuseries) – Re-enactments and archival footage examination of heinous murderers. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Knock Down the House (documentary) – A look at four women who challenged the political status quo in 2018. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Munafik 2 (Malaysian horror, Syamsul Yusof, Maya Karin) – Malay language movie about visions, faith, and evil. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

April 30th

Streaming

Ash vs Evil Dead – Season 3 (TV action, Bruce Campbell, Lucy Lawless) – Who’s ready for some more campy demon hunting??? Season three is now Available on Instant Streaming! And downloadable

Baki – Series 2 (Japanese anime, Tôru Furuya, Troy Baker) – This manga based series about a son training to conquer his martial arts master father is originally in Japanese, but is dubbed into English. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Ingress: The Animation – Season 1 (TV anime, Yoshiki Nakajima, Reina Ueda) – Two factions fight for mind control substance. You can watch this in the original Japanese or in English. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Anthony Jeselnik: Fire in the Maternity Ward (comedy special) – This is tagged as “politically incorrect comedy”. It’s a stand-up special. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Castle Rock – Season 1 (TV thriller, André Holland, Melanie Lynskey) – Well look who finally showed up! This is a terrific series set in a Stephen King world. It will be anthology-like, with each season contained within the same fictional universe, but with different characters and main stories. It’s fun! If you like Stephen King. It’s a Hulu original, so DVD Only on Netflix. Season 2 is on the way, but no release date has been announced.

Serenity (thriller, Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway) – This has a fantastic cast, including Diane Lane and Djimon Hounsou but got hammered pretty hard by critics. I don’t care, I’m seeing this story of a fishing boat captain’s life turned upside down. DVD Only

Arctic (drama, Mads Mikkelsen, Maria Thelma Smáradóttir) – When your rescue helicopter also crashes, you have some tough choices to make. DVD Only

Miss Bala (thriller, Gina Rodriguez, Ismael Cruz Cordova) – This remake of a Mexican film is about a beauty pageant contestant ending up in the middle of nefarious factions. DVD Only

Dragged Across Concrete (action, Mel Gibson, Vince Vaughn) – Dirty cops and Mel Gibson? Nope. DVD Only

The Hole in the Ground (horror, Seana Kerslake, James Cosmo) – Child disappears, is not the same when he reappears. There are supernatural shenanigans afoot. DVD Only

The Gospel According to Andre (documentary, André Leon Talley, Anna Wintour) – Biodoc about Andre Leon Talley – who is a fashion…something. Designer? I’m not sure. DVD Only

Amazon Prime Video

Vikings – Season 5.2 (TV drama, Katheryn Winnick, Gustaf Skarsgård) – This historical drama series is coming back for a sixth season. It originally aired on the History Channel, and now you can find it streaming on both Amazon Prime Video and Hulu. It is DVD Only on Netflix

April 29th

Netflix Canada

Wonder Woman (action, Gal Gadot, Chris Pine) – Lucky Canada! Enjoy streaming Wonder Woman! Canada Streaming Only (you can only get it with a DVD subscription in the U.S.)

April 28th

Streaming

Senora Acero – Season 5 (Mexican TV drama, Aurora Gil, Oscar Priego) – Spanish language soap opera about a woman who takes over her late husband’s (not legal) business in order to take care of her son. This is the final season. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

April 27th

Amazon Prime Video

Humans – Season 3 (TV sci-fi, Gemma Chan, Emily Berrington) – There’s still no word on whether this AMC show will be renewed for a fourth season, but if you have Amazon Prime Video you can stream season 3! I had it on my Netflix DVD queue and was really glad to see it turn up on Amazon. Amazon Prime Video and Netflix DVD Only

April 26th

Streaming

The Protector – Season 2 (Turkish TV action, Çagatay Ulusoy, Ayça Aysin Turan) – This Turkish language series is sci-fi/fantasy about modern day Istanbul and a young man who must save it from an ancient evil. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

She-Ra and the Princess of Power – Season 2 (kids’ animation, Aimee Carrero, AJ Michalka) – It’s a bummer when your best friend stays with the evil horde. I remember She-Ra from my own childhood, somehow I think she’s probably changed a bit. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Street Food – Season 1 (docuseries) – Yes, this is exactly what it sounds like, a series about amazing street food and the people who make it around the world. Yum! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Yankee – Season 1 (Mexican TV thriller, Ana Layevska, Pamela Almanza) – Spanish language series about a man who goes to Mexico and becomes a drug lord. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Remastered: At the Crossroads (documentary) – The latest edition in this series of musical documentaries is about Robert Johnson. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

April 24th

Streaming

Bonding – Season 1 (TV comedy, Zoe Levin, Brendan Scannell) – Dominatrix grad student has gay high school best friend as assistant. I have so many questions. Like, is she a dominatrix to put herself through school? Is she in dominatrix school? So many questions. Instant Streaming Only,

April 23rd

Streaming

I Think You Should Leave – Series 1 (comedy special, Tim Robinson, Andy Samberg, Sam Richardson) – This is a sketch comedy series with lots of guest stars. Could be funny! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Shameless – Season 9 (TV dramedy, Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy) – I love the Gallaghers! Shameless is a Netflix streamer, but I don’t know the date yet. The show has been renewed for a 10th season, but season 9 is the last one with Emmy Rossum as Fiona. DVD Only, for now.

A Place to Call Home – Season 6 (TV drama, Marta Dusseldorp, Brett Climo) – This is an Australian show about a nurse coming home in the 1950s after 20 years in Europe. It is DVD Only on Netflix and the only place you can stream it without paying per episode is on Acorn TV. This is the final season.

Masterpiece: The Durrells in Corfu – Season 3 (TV drama, Keeley Hawes, Josh O’Connor) – This British show about a family moving from England to Greece in the 1930s is DVD Only on Netflix. You can stream it on the PBS site if you’re a member of your local station, and can find seasons 1 and 2 on Amazon Prime Video.

Escape Room (horror, Taylor Russell McKenzie, Logan Miller) – Those escape room outings are so ripe for horror – I expect many movies and TV episodes about them until the fad dies. DVD Only

Destroyer (thriller, Nicole Kidman, Tatiana Maslany) – This crime drama has a great cast including Bradley Whitford and Sebastian Stan, and got some good reviews for Kidman’s performance (she was nominated for a Golden Globe for the role). I’ll give it a shot. DVD Only

Bisbee ’17 (documentary) – This doc looks at Bisbee, Arizona, where residents re-enact the 1917 forced deportation of 1,200 immigrant workers who were left in the desert. DVD Only

The Happy Prince (drama, Rupert Everett, Colin Firth) – Written and directed by Rupert Everett, this is a period piece about the last years in the life of Oscar Wilde. DVD Only

April 22nd

Streaming

Selection Day – Season 2 (Indian TV drama, Yash Dholye, Subrat Dutta) – This Hindi language series is about talented young cricket players in Mumbai. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Pinky Malinky – Part 2 (TV family animation, Franciska Friede, Danny Jacobs) – This series is about a hot dog living his best life in a human world. I’m totally not kidding. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

April 20th

Streaming

Grass Is Greener (documentary) – Yes, this is a weed documentary airing on 4/20. Well played, Netflix, well played. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

April 19th

Streaming

Cuckoo – Season 5 (TV comedy, Greg Davies, Taylor Lautner) – Andie McDowell joins the cast of this British comedy for its fifth season. I’m not seeing any indication of a 6th season yet. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Samantha – Season 2 (Brazilian TV comedy, Emanuelle Araujo, Douglas Silva) – Portuguese language series about an 80s child star looking to get back in the limelight. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Rilakkuma and Kaoru – Season 1 (Japanese TV anime) – This family friendly anime about a woman whose roommate is a stuffed bear is dubbed in English. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

A Fortunate Man (Danish drama, Esben Smed, Katrine Rosenthal) – Danish language period piece about a prideful young man searching for wealth in 19th century Copenhagen. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Brene Brown: The Call To Courage (documentary) – I’m not really sure what this documentary is about. The title star talks about “what it takes to choose courage over comfort.” Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Music Teacher (Indian drama, Divya Dutta, Neena Gupta) – Hindi language story of a small town music teacher coming to terms with the success of a former student. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Someone Great (comedy, Gina Rodriguez, Brittany Snow) – Jane the Virgin‘s Gina Rodriguez stars in this rom/com about a woman spending a night with friends while dealing with a bad break-up. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Amazon Prime Video

Bosch – Season 5 (TV drama, Titus Welliver, Jamie Hector) – This Amazon original police procedural series is based on a character created by author Michael Connelly. It’s one that is on my list. Amazon Prime Video Only

April 18th

Streaming

My First First Love (Korean TV romance, Ji Soo, Jung Chae-yeon) – When a teenager’s friends move into his house, romance ensues. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

April 17th

Streaming

Homecoming: A Film By Beyonce (biographical documentary) – Y’all are lucky I checked my Twitter this morning, or I would have missed this. I do not have my finger on the pulse of the Coachella music scene. But here is Beyonce, and an in depth look at her 2018 performance at the music festival. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

April 16th

Streaming

Super Monsters Furever Friends (family animation, Elyse Maloway, Vincent Tong) – Cute little animated monsters meet their new pets on the first day of spring. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Band Aid (comedy, Zoe Lister Jones, Adam Pally) – I love Zoe Lister Jones on Life in Pieces – here she plays half of a bickering couple that forms a band. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

Jonathan (sci-fi, Ansel Elgort, Suki Waterhouse) – Brothers share a body, and both fall for the same woman. I want to see this for the sheer weirdness of it all. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Antidote (action, Randy Couture, Chuck Zito) – Doctors and a scientist try to solve mysterious deaths in the Mexican jungle. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Buffalo Boys (action, Ario Bayu, Pevita Pearce) – Indonesian brothers want to avenge their father’s death after 20 years in California in this 19th century period piece. It is English language. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Masterpiece: Victoria – Season 3 (TV drama, Jenna Coleman, Tom Hughes) – This look at Queen Victoria’s early years is DVD Only on Netflix. The only place I can find it streaming is if you have a subscription at a certain level to your local PBS affiliate. Otherwise it’s all rentals or purchases. No word yet on a fourth season.

Masterpiece Mystery!: Unforgotten – Season 2 (TV drama, Nicola Walker, Sanjeev Bhaskar) – This series about London detectives investigating cold cases is DVD Only on Netflix. But seasons 1 and 2 are streaming on Amazon Prime Video and season 3 is currently airing on PBS.

Mary Poppins Returns (family, Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda) – This is cute and Emily Blunt is marvelous, but it’s similar enough to the original to be a touch boring. See Mrs. Norman Maine’s review. DVD Only

Glass (thriller, Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson) – Yes, I will see this M. Night Shyamalan mash-up of Unbreakable and Split. I’ve invested four hourts in watching the first two, I might as well go all in (but I am absolutely prepared to be disappointed). DVD Only

Replicas (sci-fi, Keanu Reeves, Alice Eve) – Oh, Keanu, why are you dabbling in cloning? This can’t end well. DVD Only

The Kid Who Would Be King (family adventure, Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Tom Taylor) – An English school boy finds King Arthur’s Excalibur and a world of trouble. With an adult cast that includes Patrick Stewart I don’t think I can resist. DVD Only

Rust Creek (thriller, Hermione Corfield, Jay Paulson) – A wrong turn on the way to a job interview turns into a fight for survival. DVD Only

April 15th

Streaming

No Good Nick – Season 1 (TV family, Siena Agudong, Lauren Lindsey Donzis) – A young woman shows up on the doorstep claiming to be a relative. She’s a grifter. Also with Sean Astin and Melissa Joan Hart. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Luis Miguel – Season 1 (docuseries, Diego Boneta, Óscar Jaenada) – Bio-doc series about the life of the Mexican singer Luis Miguel. Instant Streaming Only

The New Romantic (comedy, Jessica Barden, Hayley Law) – Student loans plus a lack of love life lead new college grad to look for a sugar daddy. Ew. Instant Streaming Only

April 12th

Streaming

Huge in France – Season 1 (TV comedy, Gad Elmaleh, Scott Keiji Takeda) – Famous comedian leaves France for L.A., only to discover he isn’t as famous as he thought. This looks funny. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Mighty Little Bheem – Season 1 (kids’ animation) – This show from India is all about a very strong and very mischievous toddler. It is English language. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Special – Season 1 (TV comedy, Ryan O’Connell, Jesica Hecht) – A young gay man with CP looks to expand his horizons. This one is based on a memoir – it looks good! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Who Would You Take to a Deserted Island (Spanish drama, Maria Pedraza, Jaime Lorente) – Spanish language film about a group of roommates celebrating their last night together. Obviously there are secrets to be spilled. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Silence (thriller, Stanley Tucci, Kiernan Shipka) – Also with Miranda Otto. This is sort of the A Quiet Place world, with monsters who hunt by sound, but with the addition of a mysterious cult. I’ll give it a shot if only for the really good cast. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Perfect Date (teen romance, Noah Centineo, Laura Marano) – Yes, that is the boy from To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. Yes, he still looks like teenaged Mark Ruffalo. Yes, every young girl in the world will be watching this romantic comedy. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

A Land Imagined (Chinese drama, Peter Yu, Liu Xiaoyi) – Mandarin language film noir about the disappearance of a man in Singapore who spent all his time playing video games. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Amazon Prime Video

Diablo Guardian – Season 2 (TV drama, Paulina Gaitán, Adrián Ladrón) – Spanish language series about a woman who leaves Mexico for New York and discovers it is not as she dreamed. Amazon Prime Video Only

April 11th

Streaming

Black Summer – Season 1 (TV thriller, Jaime King, Justin Chu Cary) – A new zombie show! And these dudes look fast, which changes the whole game. I’ll give it a shot. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Hulu

The Last Ship – Season 5 (TV drama, Eric Dane, Adam Baldwin) – This viral apocalypse drama is DVD Only on Netflix, but you can find it streaming on Hulu. Season 5 is the last.

April 10th

Streaming

The New Girl – Season 7 (comedy, Zoe Deschanel, Jake Johnson) – I always thought I would hate this show, but it’s really quite cute and quirky. This is the last season of just eight episodes. Instant Streaming Only

You Vs. Wild – Season 1 (reality TV, Bear Grylls) – It’s another interactive show! This time you get to make choices in order to help Bear survive in harsh environments. This is promoted as kids’ TV, so I suspect the choices will be more tame than those in Black Mirror: Bandersnatch. Instant Streaming Only

April 9th

Streaming

Trolls: The Beat Goes On! – Season 6 (family animation, Amanda Leighton, Skylar Astin) – This is the kind of troll everyone can love! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Basement (horror, Mischa Barton, Tracie Thoms) – A serial killer/abduction/multiple personality slasher movie. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Great Battle (foreign action, Jo In-sung, Nam Joo-hyuk) – Korean language recreation of a 7th century battle against Chinese invaders. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Brooklyn Nine-Nine – Season 5 (TV comedy, Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher) – My love for Andre Braugher is in a constant fight with my baseless dislike of Andy Samberg when it comes to this show. This is the last of the Fox seasons, NBC picked it up for a sixth and seventh (maybe more). DVD Only

Welcome to Marwen (drama, Steve Carell, Leslie Mann) – I saw the documentary of this story, I’m curious to see the dramatized version. DVD Only

Holmes & Watson (comedy, Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly) – I don’t know, Benedict Cumberbatch is my Holmes. I’ll wait for this to show up streaming somewhere. DVD Only

Masterpiece: Mrs. Wilson (TV drama, Ruth Wilson, Iain Glen) – Masterpiece mini-series (1 disc) about a new widow who finds out her husband had a whole lot of secrets. DVD Only

A Dog’s Way Home (family, Ashley Judd, Bryce Dallas Howard) – Based on the novel about a dog…making its way home. DVD Only

On the Basis of Sex (drama, Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer) – Biopic about a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg. With Armie Hammer. Swoon. DVD Only

Mirai (family animation, Haru Kuroki, Moka Kamishiraishi) – This Academy Award nominated anime can be watched in either Japanee or English (voiced by John Cho, Rebecca Hall). It’s about jealousy and the ties that bind. DVD Only

April 5th

Streaming

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina – Part 2 (TV thriller, Kiernan Shipka, Ross Lynch) – I like this dark Archie comics show, I’m looking to see how Sabrina embraces her witch-hood this second season. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Legacies – Season 1 (TV drama, Danielle Rose Russell, Matthew Davis) – This spin-off of The Originals is about Klaus’s teenage daughter and her supernatural classmates. Instant Streaming Only

Our Planet – Season 1 (documentary) – David Attenborough, narrator of so many fantastic nature documentaries, lends his talents to this series about how the natural world is affected by climate change. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Persona – Collection 1 (Korean TV drama, Lee Ji-eun, Bae Doona) – Korean language four part collection by four different Korean directors exploring different personas. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Roman Empire – Season 3: Caligula (docuseries, Sean Bean, Aaron Jakubenko) – Another season of Roman carnage via documentary combined with dramatic explorations. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Spirit Riding Free – Season 8 (family animation, Amber Frank, Sydney Park) – City girl in the country Amber continues her adventures with her horse and best friends. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Tijuana – Season 1 (Mexican TV drama, Damian Alcazar, Tamara Vallarta) – Spanish language series about journalists trying to find out who murdered a politician. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Unicorn Store (dramedy, Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson) – Struggling artist adopts…a unicorn. Also with Joan Cusack. I will absolutely watch this. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Amazon Prime Video

The Tick – Season 2 (TV action, Peter Serafinowicz, Griffin Newman) – This Amazon original superhero series is back for a second season – no info on a third. Amazon Prime Video Only

April 4th

Netflix Canada

Star – Season 3 (musical drama, Jude Demorest, Brittany O’Grady) – The Wikipedia page for this Fox show says that episodes air in Canada a week after they air in the U.S, but this season aired last fall. So I’m not sure what the deal is, but this is the release date I found for the entire season. Canada Streaming Only

April 3rd

Streaming

Suzzanna: Buried Alive (Indonesian horror, Luna Maya, Herjunot Ali) – Indonesian language chiller about a murdered woman haunting her killers. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

April 2nd

Streaming

Kevin Hart: Irresponsible (comedy special) – Stand-up special. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

The Man Who Killed Hitler and The The Bigfoot (action, Sam Elliott, Aidan Turner) – Okay, first the title. Second, it’s Sam Elliott. I can’t possibly not see this. DVD Only

My Brilliant Friend (Italian TV drama, Elisa del Genio, Ludovica Nasti) – This is an Italian language mini-series (2 discs) based on a series of novels chronicling an elderly woman’s recounting of her childhood friend who disappeared. DVD Only

The Mule (drama, Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper) – Will I see this story of an unwitting elderly drug mule just because Bradley Cooper’s in it? Maybe. DVD Only

Bumblebee (action, Hailee Steinfeld, John Cena) – Oh look! A Transformers prequel. Yikes. DVD Only

Vice (drama, Christian Bale, Amy Adams) – This is supposed to be great and has an amazing cast, but I don’t think I can bring myself to watch a Dick Cheney biopic. DVD Only

Amazon Prime Video

A Quiet Place (thriller, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt) – This is a GREAT movie! I plan to watch it several times. Amazon Prime Video Only

April 1st

Streaming

Ultraman – Season 1 (Japanese anime, Ryohei Kimura, Takuya Eguchi) – Japanese language (you can watch it dubbed in English) anime about a superhero fighting an alien threat to Earth. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

March 31st

Streaming

Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series – Season 1 (adult animation) – So this is the first season of the animated show, but apparently it picks up exactly where the 12th season of the regular show left off, with everyone turning into cartoons. I’ve never watched this – is that as bonkers as it sounds? Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

El sabor de las margaritas – Season 1 (Spanish TV thriller) – I don’t know much about this one, but it’s Spanish language and about a Civil Guard officer and a missing girl. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

March 30th

Streaming

How to Get Away With Murder – Season 5 (TV drama, Viola Davis, Billy Brown) – My daughter loves this show and one day I will binge it all. It has not officially been renewed for a sixth season, Instant Streaming Available

March 29th

Streaming

Santa Clarita Diet – Season 3 (TV comedy, Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant) – I really like both Barrymore and Olyphant but made the mistake of watching too many episodes in a row when the first season of this zombie comedy came out. Bummer for me. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 10 episodes per season

On My Block – Season 2 (teen dramedy, Sierra Capri, Jason Genao) – L.A. teens try and maintain friendships as they begin high school. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 10 episodes per season

Osmosis – Season 1 (French TV sci-fi, Haviland Stillwell, Hugo Becker) – French language show about an implant designed to pair up soul mates. What could possibly go wrong? Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Traitors – Season 1 (TV thriller, Emma Appleton, Michael Stuhlbarg) – A British series set in the 1940s, about an English woman helping and American hunt for a Russian spy. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

15 August (Indian comedy, Mrinmayee Deshpande, Adinath Kothare) – Marathi language comedy about zany mishaps, a romance, and India’s Independence Day. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Bayoneta (Mexican drama, Brontis Jodorowsky, Miriam Balderas) – Spanish language story of a Mexican boxer looking for redemption in Finland. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Highwaymen (drama, Kevin Costner, Woody Harrelson) – Based on the true story of the rangers who tracked down Bonnie and Clyde. Also starring Kathy Bates. Count me in! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Legend of Cocaine Island (documentary) – A strange group goes after an urban legend about a bag of cocaine buried in the Caribbean. Seriously, you can’t make this stuff up. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Amazon Prime Video

Hanna – Season 1 (TV action, Esme Creed-Miles, Joel Kinnaman) – This Amazon original, based on the 2011 movie, pairs The Killing‘s Joel Kinnaman and Mireille Enos with newcomer Esme Creed-Miles. I will definitely be watching. Amazon Prime Video Only

March 28th

Streaming

Ainori Love Wagon: Asian Journey – Season 2 (Japanese reality TV, Becky, Audrey, Mayuko Kawakita) – This is a Japanese language show about 14 people who go on a bus trip together in hopes of coming back with a romantic partner. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, seasons are 22 episodes

Netflix Canada

Suits – Season 7b (TV dramedy, Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams) – People in Canada have definitely been waiting for this one! Lucky you guys, it doesn’t stream in the U.S. Canada Streaming Only

Jane the Virgin – Season 5 (TV dramedy, Gina Rodriguez, Andrea Navedo) – I’m not sure when we’ll get this in the U.S. but it looks like Canada gets first dibs! This is its final season. Canada Streaming Only

March 26th

Streaming

Nate Bargatze: The Tennessee Kid (comedy special) – Netflix is getting a seriously huge array of stand-up specials in their repertoire. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Aquaman (action, Jason Momoa, Amber Heard) – I admit, the only reason I’ll be seeing this (and I will be seeing it) is because of Jason Momoa. I’ve had a crush since Khal Drogo on Game of Thrones. DVD Only

If Beale Street Could Talk (drama, Kiki Layne, Stephan James) – Regina King won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role in this period piece set in Harlem in the 1970s. DVD Only

MFKZ (anime action, Michael Chiklis, Giancarlo Esposito) – Dystopian superpowers animation for adults. DVD Only

Stan & Ollie (biography, Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly) – This biopic is about Laurel and Hardy’s 1953 farewell tour. I’m old enough to remember when there wasn’t much on weekend TV except for Laurel and Hardy reruns – I’ll give this a shot. DVD Only

Second Act (comedy, Jennifer Lopez, Leah Remini) – I don’t remember seeing much about this when it came out in theaters. It’s about a woman proving to her employers that her lack of a college degree shouldn’t be holding her back. DVD Only

King of Thieves (drama, Michael Caine, Jim Broadbent) – Based on the true story of a major heist in London in 2015. Awesome cast. DVD Only

March 25th

Streaming

Seven in Heaven (horror, Travis Tope, Haley Ramm) – A game of Seven Minites of Heaven turns into a paralell universe nightmare. I’m totally not kidding. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Tinker’ (sci fi, Clayne Crawford, Christian Kane) – A farmer makes a discovery that could change the world. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

All About Nina (dramedy, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Common) – An edgy stand-up comic meets a quiet man. Hilarity ensues? Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Lez Bomb (comedy, Jenna Laurenzo, Caitlin Mehner) – Also with Bruce Dern and Cloris Leachman, the story of a woman who comes out to her family at Thanksgiving. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Dead in a Week (Or Your Money Back) (comedy, Tom Wilkinson, Aneurin Barnard) – A British dark comedy about a suicidal young man and an assassin with a quota. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

March 22nd

Streaming

The OA – Season 2 (TV sci-fi, Brit Marling, Jason Isaacs) – OMG how did I miss this earlier??? It released today, and I am SO EXCITED! If you’re new to this one, check out my review of Season 1 before you start. Thanks to kind readers Roger and Aimee for the heads up!

Carlo & Malik – Season 1 (Italian TV drama, Claudio Amendola, Jacopo Lo Conte) – A veteran police detective is partnered with a rookie investigating murders in Rome. Italian language, 12 episodes. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Charlie’s Colorforms City – Season 1 (kids’ educational TV, Jacob Soley, Saara Chaudry) – I first read this as “Chloroform City” and was surprised to see animated geometric shapes. But yeah, it’s an educational kids’ show with brightly colored shapes having adventures – not a weird serial killer series. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Delhi Crime – Season 1 (Indian TV drama, Shefali Shah, Rajesh Tailang) – Hindi language series based on a real case. An investigator searches for the perpetrators of a gang rape. There are seven episodes. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Historia de un crimen: Colosio – Season 1 (Mexican TV drama, Alejandro Cuétara, Orlando Moguel) – This Spanish language series is called Crime Diaries: The Candidate in English. It’s a true crime series about the 1994 assassination of a Mexican presidential candidate. There are 8 episodes. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Most Beautiful Thing – Season 1 (Brazilian TV drama, Maria Casadevall, Pathy Dejesus) – Portuguese language series about a woman in 1950s Rio de Janeiro, deserted by her husband and making a life of her own. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Selling Sunset – Season 1 (reality TV, Romain Bonnet, Mary Fitzgerald) – This is a new series about LA real estate brokers selling to the very wealthy. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

ReMastered: The Miami Showband Massacre (documentary) – The latest in the ReMastered series is about the 1975 killing of 3 members of the Irish band Miami Showband. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Mirage (Spanish drama, Adriana Ugarte, Chino Darín) – A Spanish language sci-fi drama about a woman who saves a child in the past, only to see the ripples of that act in her own time. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Dirt (biographical drama, Douglas Booth, Iwan Rheon) – A Motley Crue biopic based on their own book. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

March 21st

Streaming

Antoine Griezmann: The Making of a Legend (French documentary) – A French language bio-doc about soccer player Antoine Griezmann. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

March 19th

Streaming

Amy Shumer Growing (comedy special) – I usually find her stand-up off puttingly vulgar. Maybe motherhood has changed that? I doubt it, but maybe! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Gunpowder – Season 1 (TV drama, Kit Harington, Peter Mullan) – A British series (perhaps a mini-series) about dissident Catholics and their plans during the reign of King James I. DVD Only

Becoming Astrid (Swedish drama, Alba August, Maria Bonnevie) – Swedish language biopic about the author of the Pippi Longstocking books. I loved those when I was a kid! DVD Only

The Quake (Norwegian action, Kristoffer Joner, Ane Dahl Torp) – Norwegian language sequel to The Wave. Takes place three years later when mini-quakes start threatening Oslo. DVD Only

Prospect (sci-fi, Pedro Pascal, Sophie Thatcher) – Also starring Jay Duplass, this is about mining on an alien moon. I think I’ll give this one a shot. DVD Only, 1 hour 40 min

March 16th

Streaming

Green Door – Season 1 (Taiwanese TV drama, Jam Hsiao, Bea Hayden Kuo) – Mandarin language show about a psychologist returning from the U.S. and setting up shop. Mysteries abound – about his past, his patients and more. There are six episodes in the season. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

March 15th

Streaming

Queer Eye – Season 3 (reality, Jonathan Van Ness, Antoni Porowski) – Squeeeee! I love this show, I can’t wait to see what the crew is up to for this season of make-overs. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Arrested Development – Season 5b (TV comedy, Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi) – Oh, the Bluths will never learn. Which is why we love them. I don’t know if there will be a sixth season or not. Instant Streaming Only downloadable

If I Hadn’t Met You – Season 1 (Spanish TV sci-fi, Pablo Derqui, Mercedes Sampietro) – Spanish language series about about a time traveling widower looking for a better timeline for his family. Cool. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Mafia Dolls – Season 2 (Colombian TV drama, Amparo Grisales, Carla Giraldo) – This Spanish language series had its first season in 2009, now it’s back for more soap opera-esque stories about women falling in and out of love with drug lords. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Robozuna – Season 2 (kids’ animation, Taylor Clarke-Hill, Tom Clarke-Hill) – A boy, his robot, a competition, a world that needs saving. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Turn Up Charlie – Season 1 (TV dramedy, Idris Elba, Piper Perabo) – A DJ tries to work his way back to the top while being a nanny to his friend’s daughter. I will DEFINITELY be watching this one. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

YooHoo to the Rescue – Season 1 (Korean kids’ TV, Kira Buckland, Ryan Bartley) – I think this Korean cartoon series is dubbed in English. It’s about magical YooHoo and his friends helping animals. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Love, Death & Robots – Season 1 (horror anthology, Topher Grace, Mary Elizabeth Winstead) – Animated short stories from David Fincher and Tim Miller – horror, thriller, sci-fi. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Burn Out (French action, Olivier Rabourdin, Francois Civil) – French language film about a man who takes a job as a drug courier (probably on his superbike, that he races) to clear the debt of his child’s mother. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Dry Martina (Chilean dramedy, Antonella Costa, Patricio Contreras) – Spanish language film about a singer and a fan. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Girl (Belgian drama, Victor Polster, Arieh Worthalter) – French language story of a ballet dancer getting ready for gender confirmation surgery. Based on a true story. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Paskal (Malaysian action, Hairul Azreen, Ammar Alfian) – Malay language film based on real events, about an elite Malaysian naval unit. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Netflix Canada

RuPaul’s Drag Race – Season 10 (reality) – Netflix U.S. doesn’t carry this one at all, on Streaming or on DVD. Enjoy the new season, Canada! Canada Streaming Only

Amazon Prime Video

Catastrophe – Season 4 (comedy, Sharon Horgan, Rob Delaney) – A short romance leads to a child and a couple who barely know each other. Amazon Prime Video Only

March 13th

Streaming

Triple Frontier (action, Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac) – A heist movie about former special ops agents stealing from a drug lord. I’ll watch this. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

March 12th

Streaming

Jimmy Carr: The Best of Ultimate Gold Greatest Hits (comedy special) – Filmed in Ireland, the comedian’s best jokes. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

The Last Ship – Season 5 (TV drama, Eric Dane, Adam Baldwin) – Dystopian, post-apocalyptic drama series about a destroyer crew that survived a pandemic. This is the final season. DVD Only on Netflix, but you can catch it streaming on Hulu

Green Book (drama, Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali) – I hadn’t even heard of this one until it started winning awards – including the Best Picture Oscar. I’ll definitely be seeing this period piece about two men on a concert tour in 1962. DVD Only, 2 hours 10 min

Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse (animated action, Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson) – Animation isn’t my bag, but this won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature and it’s showing up on a lot of top ten lists. DVD Only, 1 hour 57 min

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (fantasy, Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston) – Sadly, I slept through the fiorst Fantastic Beasts, so won’t be seeing this one until I’ve watched it properly. I do love Eddie Redmayne though. DVD Only, 2 hours 14 min

Mortal Engines (sci-fi, Hugo Weaving, Hera Hilmar) – Dystopian future with wheeled cities produced by Peter Jackson. I’m going to pass but only because there are about 50 dystopian future movies already in my queue. DVD Only, 2 hours 8 min

Piercing (thriller, Christopher Abbott, Mia Wasikowska) – Oh my. This dark comedy thriller is about a man who tries to kill a prostitute to avoid killing someone else, but is in for a surprise. I may have to see this just because the description is so weird. DVD Only, 1 hour 21 min

Tyrel (drama, Jason Mitchell, Christopher Abbott) – A weekend birthday party sees Tyler as the only black man in attendance. DVD Only, 1 hour 26 min

The Last Man (sci-fi, Hayden Christensen, Harvey Keitel) – A veteran with PTSD becomes a doomsday prepper. DVD Only, 1 hour 40 min

London Fields (thriller, Amber Heard, Billy Bob Thornton) – A clairvoyant sees her own death and is convinced she knows the murderer. DVD Only, 1 hour 58 min

Netflix Canada

Timeless – Season 2 (TV sci-fi, Abigail Spencer, Goran Visnjic) – I really enjoyed this time traveling show. It was cancelled after this second season but was given a wrap-up movie. This one doesn’t stream in the U.S., so Canada Streaming Only (I don’t know if that final movie is included in this season). 45 minute episodes

March 8th

Streaming

After Life – Season 1 (TV comedy, Ricky Gervais, Tom Basden) – This is a dark comedy about a writer trying to cope with the death of his wife. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Bangkok Love Stories: Hey You! & Innocence (Thai TV romance) – I can’t find a whole lot about these Thai language series. I believe both are compilations of love stories taking place in and around Bangkok. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Formula 1: Drive to Survive – Season 1 (docuseries) – Following Formula 1 drivers, managers and more during a single season of racing. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Immortals – Season 1 (Turkish TV drama,Elçin Sangu, Kerem Bürsin) – Turkish language series about vampires, nightclubs, and the desire to be human. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Shadow – Season 1 (South African TV crime drama, Pallance Dladla, Khathu Ramabulana) – This is an English language series taking place in Johannesburg about a police officer who can’t feel pain. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Juanita (drama, Alfre Woodard, Adam Beach) – An overburdened mother of three adult kids decides to take a break, and a trip to Montana. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Lady J (French drama) – I can’t find many details about this French language story of a widow seeking revenge on a former lover. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Walk. Ride. Rodeo. (family, Missi Pyle, Alyvia Alyn Lind) – A paralyzed rodeo champion is determined to ride again. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Amazon Prime Video

Costume Quest – Season 1 (animation, Gabriella Graves, Sloane Letourneau) – Based on a video game about kids unlocking magic with their imaginations. Amazon Prime Video Only

Tin Star – Season 2 (TV drama, Tim Roth, Christina Hendricks) – Great lead actors for this series about a British detective relocated to the Canadian Rockies. Amazon Prime Video Only

March 7th

Streaming

The Order – Season 1 (TV drama, Jake Manley, Sarah Grey) – Oh, I like the looks of this one! It’s a YA series about werewolves and dark magic and secret orders. I will binge this one late at night so my family doesn’t judge me. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Doubt (drama, Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman) – This is an excellent 2008 drama that is arguably Philip Seymour Hoffman’s best performance. Definitely worth seeing. Instant Streaming Available

March 6th

Streaming

Secret City – Season 2: Under the Eagle (TV drama, Anna Torv, Jacki Weaver) – This Australian series is about politics and journalism. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

March 5th

Streaming

Christopher Robin (family, Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell) – I will admit that I didn’t make it through this one, but it’s really cute for families. Instant Streaming Available, 1 hour 44 min

DVD Subscribers

Fear the Walking Dead – Season 4 (TV horror, Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis) – Need more zombies? This is the series for you. The Walking Dead spin-off has a season 5 coming, probably this spring. DVD Only, 44 min episodes. You can find seasons 1-3 streaming on Hulu

Creed II (drama, Sylvester Stallone, Michael B. Jordan) – I may be the only person in the world who really doesn’t like the Rocky movies. But if you’re most people, here you go! DVD Only, 2 hours 10 min

The Clovehitch Killer (thriller, Dylan McDermott, Charlie Plummer) – What do you do if you think your dad is a serial killer? I’ll absolutely see this. DVD Only, 1 hour 50 min

Instant Family (comedy, Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne) – Also starring Octavia Spencer, this is a comedy about a couple who adopts three foster children. DVD Only, 1 hour 58 min

Ben is Back (drama, Julia Roberts, Lucas Hedges) – Dysfunctional family drama about a young adult son returning to the fold. DVD Only, 1 hour 43 min

Of Fathers and Sons (Syrian documentary) – This Arabis language film has documentary director Talal Derki returning to Syria where he spends two years with a family of radical jihadists. DVD Only, 1 hour 39 min

Vox Lux (drama, Natalie Portman, Jude Law) – This is a great leading cast for a movie I hadn’t heard of! It’s about a singer who rose to fame from tragedy and now faces another. DVD Only, 1 hour 54 min

Burning (Korean drama, Ah In Yoo, Steven Yeun) – Korean language mysterious love triangle drama/thriller. DVD Only, 2 hours 28 min (wow, that’s long)

Prospect (sci-fi, Pedro Pascal, Sophie Thatcher) – Also starring Jay Duplass, this is about mining on an alien moon. I think I’ll give this one a shot. DVD Only, 1 hour 40 min

Free Solo (documentary) – The cover art on this documentary about free rock climber Alex Honnold gives me vertigo! DVD Only, 1 hour 37 min, this picked up the Oscar for Best Documentary

The Favourite (comedy, Olivia Colman, Emma Stone) – This dark comedy also stars Rachel Weisz and Nicholas Hoult. It’s a period piece about royal bickering in 18th century England. Olivia Colman took home the Best Actress Oscar for this role. DVD Only, 1 hour 59 min

Welcome to Mercy (horror, Kristen Ruhlin, Lily Newmark) – Believe it or not, it can get worse than getting stigmata while traveling to Latvia as a single mom. DVD Only, 1 hour 44 min

March 1st

Streaming

Cricket Fever: Mumbai Indians – Season 1 (docuseries) – This series follows an Indian Premier cricket league team through the 2018 season. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Larva Island – Season 2 (Korean cartoon, Hong Bum-ki, Eddy Lee) – This Korean cartoon about larva on a deserted island is in English. And what a weird concept, though it looks really cute. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Losers – Collection 1 (docuseries) – Profiles of athletes who dealt successfully with failure. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Northern Rescue – Season 1 (TV drama, William Baldwin, Kathleen Robertson) – A widowed search and rescue officer and his kids relocate to a rural area. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (biographical drama, Maxwell Simba, Chiwetel Ejiofor) – Based on the true story of a boy who built a wind turbine to combat famine in his Malawian village. This looks awesome. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 1 hour 53 min

Your Son (Spanish drama, Jose Coronado, Ana Wagener) – SPanish language movie about a surgeon looking to avenge his son’s beating. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 1 hour 43 min

River’s Edge (Japanese drama, Fumi Nikaidô, Ryô Yoshizawa) – Japanese language teen drama about high schoolers drawn into turbulent relationships and a mystery. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 1 hour 58 min

Budapest (French comedy, Manu Payet, Jonathan Cohen) – French language tale of friends who start a business planning bachelor parties in Budapest. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 1 hour 42 min

Amazon Prime Video

The Widow – Season 1 (TV drama, Kate Beckinsale, Charles Dance) – A woman goes to the Congo after her husband disappears and finds a lot of mysteries. This looks pretty good. Amazon Prime Video Only

February 26th

Streaming

Transformer (documentary) – The story of Janae Kroc, a transgender woman who was a world record holding weight lifter before her transition. Instant Streaming Only

DVD Subscribers

Between Worlds (thriller, Nicolas Cage, Franka Potente) – Grieving trucker finds out his wife is possessing his girlfriend’s daughter. Wow. DVD Only, 1 hour 30 min

The Possession of Hannah Grace (horror, Shay Mitchell, Grey Damon) – Morgue working ex-police officer discovers pseudo zombie. I’m not kidding. DVD Only, 1 hour 26 min

Mary Queen of Scots (drama, Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie) – Historical drama about Mary Stuart. DVD Only, 2 hours 4 min

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (family, Keira Knightley, Mackenzie Foy) – Disney’s reimagining of The Nutcracker actually looks pretty cool. DVD Only, 1 hour 39 min

Speed Kills (thriller, John Travolta, Katheryn Winnick) – Speedboat racer/drug runner caught in his own web of deceit. This got absolutely horrible reviews. DVD Only, 1 hour 42 minutes

Netflix Canada

Shadowhunters: The Immortal Instruments – Season 3b (TV fantasy, Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood) – A girl goes into demon hunting after her mother disappears. This airs in the U.S. on Freeform TV, which used to be ABC Family. In the states you can catch all three seasons on Hulu, in Canada it’s Available on Netflix Streaming.

February 25th

Netflix Canada

Van Helsing – Season 3 (TV sci-fi, Kelly Overton, Jonathan Scarfe) – As you might have guessed, this is about a vampire hunter. This time humans are the minority. Canada is getting this season before the U.S. Canada Streaming Only

February 22nd

Streaming

Workin’ Moms – Season 1 (TV comedy, Catherine Reitman, Dani Kind) – This Canadian show is about four moms returning to work after maternity leave. There are actually three seasons of this show already, let’s hope Netflix pics up all three! Each season is 13 half hour episodes. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable.

The Big Family Cooking Showdown – Season 2 (TV reality, Angellica Bell, Tommy Banks) – A British cooking competition featuring families. I wonder if it’s as wonderful as Great British Baking Show? Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, seasons are 12 one hour episodes

Suburra – Season 2 (Italian TV action, Alessandro Borghi, Giacomo Ferrara) – Rome, 2008, a clash between political and criminal forces. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, seasons are ten 45 minute episodes

Rebellion – Season 2 (TV drama, Brian Gleeson, Simone Kirby) – Irish period series set at the Easter Rising in 1916. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, seasons are five 50 minute episodes

Chef’s Table – Volume 6 (TV food and travel) – We continue our look at chefs around the world. Volumes are 4-6 episodes, each 45-50 minutes. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Go! Viva a Tu Manera – Season 1 (Argentinian teen TV, Pili Pascual) – Spanish language show about a teenager going to an elite performing arts school. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Paddleton (comedy, Mark Duplass, Ray Romano) – This dark comedy is about a man with a terminal diagnosis looking for help ending his life. I will definitely watch it based on how much I like Mark Duplass and how much Ray Romano has grown on me over the years – seems like it will be a really good pairing. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 1 hour 29 min

Firebrand (Indian drama, Usha Jadhav, Sachin Khedekar) – I don’t know much about this Marathi language film other than that it’s about relationships. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Paris Is Us (French drama, Noemie Schmidt, Gregoire Isvarine) – Romance and turmoil are in the offing for a young woman in this French language film. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 1 hour 23 min

The Photographer of Mauthausen (Spanish drama, Mario Casas, Richard van Weyden) – Spanish language bio-drama about a photographer in a concentration camp in 1943 Germany. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 1 hour 50 min

DVD Subscribers

Lords of Chaos (drama, Rory Culkin, Emory Cohen) – This is a heavy metal band drama based on the real life story of the band Mayhem. DVD Only, 1 hour 52 min

Amazon Prime Video

The Giant Beast The Is the Global Economy (docuseries, Kal Penn) – The director of takes on a variety of big economic questions via host Kal Penn and celebrity guests. Amazon Prime Video Only

February 21st

Streaming

The Drug King (Korean drama, Song Kang-ho, Cho Jung-seok) – Korean language story about a 1970s drug trafficker. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Netflix Canada

Gomorrah – Season 2 (Italian TV drama, Marco D’Amore, Salvatore Esposito) – This Italian language series about the Naples mafia has been streaming in the U.S. for a while, now it’s Canada’s turn! Netflix Canada Streaming Available

February 20th

DVD Subscribers

A Star Is Born (drama, Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga) – Another reason to keep my DVD subscription! I missed this in theaters and am looking forward to what I hear are stellar performances. DVD Only, 2 hours 16 min

Can You Ever Forgive Me? (drama, Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant) – In a rare dramatic appearance, McCarthy plays a real life author who becomes a forger in the 70s and 80s. I absolutely want to see this. DVD Only, 1 hour 46 min

Columbus (drama, John Cho, Haley Lu Richardson) – I really like John Cho (he was great in Searching) – here he plays a Korean man coming to Ohio after his father falls into a coma, where he meets an aspiring young architect caring for her ailing mother. DVD Only, 1 hour 44 min

Overlord (horror, Wyatt Russell, Bokeem Woodbine) – 1944. Soldiers behind enemy lines. What supernatural awfulness have the Nazis conjured? I wonder if it’s zombies. DVD Only, 1 hour 50 min

Backtrace (action, Ryan Guzman, Sylvester Stallone) – Amnesiac robber undergoes hypnosis to find the money. I couldn’t make this up if I tried. DVD Only, 1 hour 27 min

The Last Race (documentary) – Stock car racing on Long Island. DVD Only, 1 hour 14 min

The Brawler (drama, Zach McGowan, Amy Smart) – Boxer Chuck Wepner biopic. DVD Only, 1 hour 35 min

Wildling (thriller, Bel Powley, Brad Dourif) – Oh, I love Brad Dourif! This abused child thriller also stars Liv Tyler and James Le Gros. DVD Only, 1 hour 32 min

Robin Hood (action, Taron Egerton, Jamie Foxx) – If you like the actors, this could be fun. But it’s really nothing new, just a revamping of the classic. DVD Only, 1 hour 56 min

February 19th

Streaming

Don’t Knock Twice (horror, Katee Sackhoff, Lucy Boynton) – If a demonic witch lives in a house, perhaps don’t knock at all…Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 1 hour 33 min

Heal (documentary, Deepak Chopra, Joe Dispenza) – Mind/body healing doc. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 1 hour 46 min

Outlawed (action, Adam Collins, Jessica Norris) – Former marine investigates a death. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 1 hour 42 min

Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings (Chinese action, Mark Chao, Shaofeng Feng) – Mandarin language period piece sequel set in the Tang Dynasty. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Malicious (horror, Josh Stewart, Bojana Novakovic) – That house is haunted, people. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 1 hour 30 min

Anchor and Hope (comedy, Oona Chaplin, Natalia Tena) – Probably best not to choose a sperm donor while drunk. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 1 hour 53 min

Viking Destiny (action, Will Mellor, Martyn Ford) – Princess gathers army to take back her rightful throne. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 1 hour 30 min

Await Further Instructions (horror, Sam Gittins, Grant Masters) – Christmas morning isn’t as fun when your house is covered by some otherworldy blob thing. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 1 hour 30 min

The Super (thriller, Val Kilmer, Patrick John Flueger) – Building super in Manhattan thinks he has it made until tenants start disappearing. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 1 hour 28 min

Postcards From London (drama, Harris Dickinson, Richard Durden) – Teen heads from rural hometown to London and gets involved with male escorts and the London art scene. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 1 hour 29 min

February 16th

Streaming

Studio 54 (documentary) – This doc about the famous 1970s club has only been out on DVD for a little while, now it is Instant Streaming Available, 1 hour 38 min

February 15th

Streaming

The Umbrella Academy – Season 1 (TV sci-fi, Aidan Gallagher, Cameron Britton) – (Super) powerful siblings reunite after the death of their father and find out the family has secrets. I will absolutely watch this. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 10 one hour episodes.

The Dragon Prince – Season 2 (family animation, Jack De Sena, Paula Burrows) – Two princes and an elf on an epic quest. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, each season is nine 25 minute episodes

Larry Charles’ Dangerous World of Comedy – Season 1 (docuseries, Larry Charles) – Comedy writer and director goes looking for comedy in unusual places. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Yucatan (Spanish comedy, Luis Tosar, Rodrigo de la Serna) – Spanish language story of con artists competing for a lottery winner mark on a cruse ship. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 2 hours 9 min

The Breaker Upperers (comedy, Madeleine Sami, Jackie van Beek) – Women who break up with people for money until one of them starts to feel bad about it. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 1 hour 30 min

Amazon Prime Video

Lorena – Limited Series (docuseries, Lorana Bobbitt, John Wayne Bobbitt) – This is a four part (each one hour) mini-series about the infamous crime that was part of the beginning of sensational 24 hour news coverage. Not sure why we need to revisit it, but here you go. Amazon Prime Video Only

February 14th

Streaming

Dating Around – Season 1 (reality TV) – Each episode has one single person looking for someone they want ot have a second date with. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Ken Jeong: You Complete Me, Ho (comedy special) – Actor Ken Jeong was a doctor before breaking into stand up comedy and eventually acting. He brings that all into his first Netflix special. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

February 12th

DVD Subscribers

Bohemian Rhapsody (drama, Rami Malek, Ben Hardy) – This is why I keep my DVD subscription – can’t wait to see this before the Oscars! DVD Only, 2 hours 14 min

At Eternity’s Gate (drama, Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend) – Vincent van Gogh biopic. DVD Only, 1 hour 50 min

Shoplifters (Japanese drama, Lily Franky, Sakura Andô) – Japanese language story about a group of outsiders living on the fringes of Tokyo. DVD Only, 2 hours 1 min

Nobody’s Fool (romantic comedy, Tiffany Haddish, Tika Sumpter) – Ex-con sister suspicious of online boyfriend. DVD Only, 1 hour 50 min

The Front Runner (drama, Hugh Jacman, Vera Farmiga) – As much as I love Hugh (and the rest of this amazing cast, and director Jason Reitman) I just cannot bring myself to watch political drama. This Gary Hart biopic will sadly leave my queue. DVD Only, 1 hour 53 min

Bayou Caviar (drama, Cuba Gooding Jr., Famke Janssen) – Boxer turned bouncer turns blackmailer. DVD Only, 1 hour 51 min

February 11th

Streaming

Flavorful Origins: Chaoshan Cuisine (Chinese TV food and travel) – Mandarin language series about this Chinese suisine, its origins and traditions. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Little Women (family, Sarah Davenport, Allie Jennings) – 2018 updated version of the March sisters’ tale. Instant Streaming Available, 1 hour 52 min

February 10th

Streaming

Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj – Volume 2 (comedy, Hasan Minhaj) – This combination of stand-up and interviews, comedy and politics, was a hit last season. It will air one episode a week. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, there were seven 25 minute episodes in season 1.

February 9th

Streaming

The Break – Season 2 (TV thriller, Yoann Blanc, Guillaume Kerbush) – French language series about a grieving detective drawn into a case in his home town. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, ten 50 minute episodes per season

February 8th

Streaming

One Day At a Time – Season 3 (TV comedy, Justina Machado, Rita Moreno) – This remake of the 1970s sitcom has gotten some great reviews. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, thirteen 30 minute episodes per season

The Epic Tale of Captain Underpants – Season 2 (children’s animation, Nat Faxon, Jay Gragnani) – What kind of person would I be to leave Captain Underpants off the list?? A monster, that’s what kind! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, thirteen 25 minute episodes per season

Nailed It! Mexico – Season 1 (Mexican reality TV, Omar Chaparro, Anna Ruiz) – I really find this show sad, no matter the language or country. But if you dig watching these poor people fail, now you can do it in Spanish. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 30 minute episodes

Unauthorized Living – Season 1 (Spanish TV drama, Jose Coronado, Álex González) – Spanish language series about a drug cartel leader, his illness, and his search for a successor. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 13 one hour episodes, there is a second season.

ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke (documentary) – This is the latest in the ReMastered series of documentaries about influential points in music history. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 1 hour 14 min

Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History (comedy, Kevin Hart, Saniyya Sidney) – Comedy/educational family movie about black history heroes. I believe there are re-enactments here. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

High Flying Bird (sports drama, Andre Holland, Zazie Beetz) – An agent and a player looking to disrupt the big money structure of the NBA. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 1 hour 30 min

The Tree of Blood (Spanish drama, Ursula Corbero, Alvaro Cervantes) – Spanish language movie about a couple whose families share a history filled with secrets. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 2 hours 10 min

Amazon Prime Video

White Dragon – Season 1 (TV thriller, John Simm, Anthony Wang) – This Amazon original series is about a professor who discovers his late wife’s secret life. Amazon Prime Video Only

February 6th

Amazon Prime Video

Hillary – Season 1 (TV drama, Andrew Munro, Dean O’Gorman) – This is a bio-series about the life of Sir Edmund Hillary. Amazon Prime Video Only

February 5th

Streaming

Ray Romano: Right Here, Around the Corner (comedy special) – Ray Romano does stand-up for the first time in 23 years. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

The Deuce – Season 2 (TV drama, James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal) – This show about porn in the 1970s is DVD Only on Netflix (you can catch it on HBO), and has been renewed for one more season. The series will end after season 3 with 25 one hour episodes total.

Widows (thriller, Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez) – Thieves’ widows decide to pick up where their late spouses left off. DVD Only, 2 hours 9 min

The Sisters Brothers (comedy western, John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix) – 1850s hitmen brothers on a mission. One assumes that hijinks ensue. DVD Only, 2 hours 1 min

The Guilty (foreign thriller, Jakob Cedergren, Jessica Dinnage) – Danish language story of a police dispatcher trying to save a kidnapping victim. DVD Only, 1 hour 25 min

Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch (family animation, Benedict Cumberbatch, Pharrell Williams) – I could argue all day long that this did not need to be made, but it has Cumberbatch as the Grinch! I still won’t see it, but I do love him. DVD Only, 1 hour 26 min

The Girl in the Spider’s Web (thriller, Claire Foy, Sverrir Gudnason) – I’m definitely willing to give Claire Foy a chance to shine in the role of Lisbeth Salander in this new movie set in the world of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. DVD Only, 1 hour 55 min

A Private War (drama, Rosamund Pike, Jamie Dornan) – A great cast including Stanley Tucci for this biopic about foreign war correspondent Marie Colvin. DVD Only, 1 hour 50 min

John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection (documentary, John McEnroe, Mathieu Amalric) – A look at McEnroe from the POV of the French Open, which he never won. DVD Only, 1 hour 35 min

The Long Dumb Road (comedy, Tony Revolori, Jason Mantzoukas) – Congrats on a title that made me LOL – this is a goofy road trip story. DVD Only, 1 hour 31 min

Netflix Canada

Shameless – Season 8 (TV dramedy, William H. Macy, Emmy Rossum) – Enjoy the Gallagher hijinks, Canada! There is a 9th season coming. Canada Streaming Available

Amazon Prime Video

The Tunnel – Season 3 (TV crime thriller, Stephen Dillane, Clemence Poesy) – A bilingual (French/English) series about crimes committed in the Chunnel. This is the final season, Amazon Prime Video Only, there are 8-10 episodes per season, 45 minutes each

February 2nd

Streaming

Bordertown – Season 2 (Finnish TV mystery, Ville Virtanen, Matleena Kuusniemi) – Finnish language series about a detective who takes a small town job only to discover there is more there than meets the eye. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, eleven 60 minutes episodes per season.

Romance is a Bonus Book – Season 1 (Korean TV dramedy, Lee Jong-suk, Lee Na-young) – This Korean language show about romance at a publishing company will air one episode a week. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, there are 16 episodes, I don’t know the runtime.

DVD Subscribers

Support the Girls (comedy, Regina Hall, Haley Lu Richardson) – Bar manager butts heads with the owner when she wants to do a fundraiser. DVD Only

February 1st

Streaming

Always a Witch – Season 1 (foreign TV drama, Angely Gaviria, Sebastian Eslava) – Spanish language show about a time traveling 17th century witch. Sweet! Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 10 one hour episodes

Russian Doll – Season 1 (TV dramedy, Natasha Lyonne, Charlie Barnett) – Oh my gosh this looks awesome! Lyonne is a woman who keeps dying and then reliving her own birthday party. Like a morbid Groundhog Day. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, eight 30 minute episodes

Free Rein: Valentine’s Day (family, Jaylen Barron, Joe Ashman) – I’m not sure if this is a one-off special or the beginning of a third season for this kids and horses series. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Velvet Buzzsaw (thriller, Jake Gyllenhaal, Renee Russo) – Satirical thriller about the world of expensive art and collectors. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

True: Happy Hearts Day (children’s animation, Michela Luci, Jamie Watson) – A Rainbow Kingdom cartoon. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Dear Ex (foreign drama, Roy Chiu, Hsieh Yng-xuan) – Mandarin language story of a teenager stuck between his recently widowed mom and his late father’s lover. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 1 hour 40 min

Canada Streaming

Won’t You Be My Neighbor (documentary, Fred Rogers) – This is exactly as wonderful as you think it should be. If you or your children watched his show, check out this documentary about the life of Mr. Rogers. Canada Streaming Only

Amazon Prime Video

Agatha Christie’s The ABC Murders – Season 1 (TV mystery, John Malkovich, Rupert Grint) – This new Amazon show takes place in 1933, with Hercule Poirot on the job. I will definitely be watching this! Amazon Prime Video Only

Just Add Magic – Season 3 (family TV, Olivia Sanabia, Abby Donnelly) – Three girls and a magical cookbook star in this Amazon original. Amazon Prime Video Only, there is a fourth season coming, each season is thirteen 25 minute episodes

January 30th

Streaming

The Incredibles 2 (family animation, Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter) – It was a long time in the making, but people seem to enjoy this sequel! Instant Streaming Available, 1 hour 58 min

January 29th

Streaming

Ant Man and the Wasp (action, Paull Rudd, Evangeline Lily) – This is the fun and silly part of the Marvel universe. Instant Streaming Available, 1 hour 58 min

Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias: One Show Fits All (comedy special) – Another stand-up special in Netflix’s growing collection. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

DVD Subscribers

Humans – Season 3 (TV sci-fi, Gemma Chan, Emily Berrington) – Yes! I’m excited for this. There doesn’t seem to be any news yet on whether it will be back for a fourth season. Each season has eight 45 minute episodes. DVD Only (I can’t find this one streaming anywhere, but you can catch reruns on AMC)

Ballers – Season 4 (TV comedy, Dwayne Johnson, John David Washington) – This HBO show about football players and other pro athletes and their personal lives is DVD Only on Netflix. It has been renewed for a fifth season. There are nine 30 minute episodes per season.

The Wife (drama, Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce) – Glenn Close picked up a Golden Globe and may be on her way to her fist Oscar for her role in this story of spousal resentment. DVD Only, 1 hour 40 min

Boy Erased (drama, Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman) – Parents of gay son make him choose between conversion therapy and being cast out. DVD Only, 1 hour 55 min

Studio 54 (documentary) – A look at the infamous 1970s disco. DVD Only, 1 hour 38 min

Hunter Killer (action, Gerard Butler, Gary Oldman) – Submarine and Navy SEALS rescuing Russian president. DVD Only, 2 hours 2 min

Indivisible (drama, Justin Bruening, Sarah Drew) – Military chaplain returns home and has same troubles as other vets. DVD Only, 2 hours 1 min

Amazon Prime Video

Masterpiece: Endeavour – Season 5 (TV drama, Shaun Evans, Roger Allam) – This PBS crime drama series is a DVD Only on Netflix, but can be found streaming on Amazon Prime Video. This season has six episodes, 1 hour 29 minutes each. Total episodes for all five seasons = 22

January 27th

Streaming

Z Nation – Season 5 (TV action, Russell Hodgkinson, Nat Zang) – This is the final season of this zombie show – I like it and need to watch the seasons I’ve missed! Each season has 13-15 episodes, 45 minutes each. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

January 25th

Streaming

The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt – Season 4b (TV comedy, Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski) – I made the mistake of binge watching too many of these at once back in season one and burned out. I may have to try again. This is the final season. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 13 episodes per season, 25 minutes each

Club de Cuervos – Season 4 (foreign TV drama, Luis Gerardo Mendez, Mariana Trevino) – Apparently, this inherited soccer team is still causing drama between the siblings. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 45-50 minute episodes, the seasons have been 10-13 episodes each

Black Earth Rising – Limited Series (thriller, Michaela Coel, John Goodman) – An adopted legal investigator confronts her past as a Rwandan genocide survivor. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, eight 60 minute episodes

Kingdom – Season 1 (foreign TV drama, Ju Ji-hoon, Ryu Seung-ryong) – Korean language series about a crown prince and a kingdom besieged by a plague. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Medici: The Magnificent – Season 2 (TV drama, Richard Madden, Dustin Hoffman) – The first season of this came out back in 2016 as “The Masters of Florence”, now this period piece about 15th century Italy is back with the addition of Sean Bean to the cast. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, seasons are eight 55 minute episodes

Animas (foreign horror, Ángela Molina, Luis Bermejo) – French language story of a friend changing after an accident. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 1 hour 23 mins

Polar (action, Katheryn Winnick, Mads Mikkelsen) – Seriously, when are all the hitmen out there going to finally realize that they can never retire in peace? Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 1 hour 58 min

January 24th

Streaming

Conversations With a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes (docuseries) – Using audio from Bundy along with old and new interview footage to basically do a biodoc about the serial killer. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (family animation, Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg) – A Monster Cruise Ship vacation! Instant Streaming Available

January 23rd

DVD Subscribers

The Old Man and the Gun (thriller, Robert Redford, Casey Affleck) – Heist movie based on the real life of a bank robber and his escape from prison. DVD Only, 1 hour 33 min

First Man (drama, Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy) – Neil Armstrong biopic – I’ve heard it’s very, very good. DVD Only, 2 hours 21 min

Johnny English Strikes Again (action comedy, Rowan Atkinson, Olga Kurylenko) – Mr. Bean goes to the British secret service for a second time (not really in the character of Mr. Bean, more Pink Panther-ish). DVD Only, 1 hour 28 minutes

Here and Now (drama, Sarah Jessica Parker, Simon Baker) – A singer prepares for an upcoming tour while hiding a medical diagnosis. DVD Only, 1 hour 31 minutes

American Renegades (action, J.K. Simmons, Sullivan Stapleton) – Navy SEALS trying to solve a mystery during the Balkan wars. DVD Only, 1 hour 46 min

The Hate U Give (drama, Amandla Sternberg, Regina Hall) – Crime drama based on the book about a girl who sees a friend shot by a police officer. DVD Only, 2 hours 13 min

January 22nd

DVD Subscribers

Blue Iguana (comedy, Sam Rockwell, Ben Schwartz) – These are the wrong ex-cons to send on your major heist. DVD Only, 1 hour 45 mins

Obit. (documentary) – A look at the New York Times obituary writers, who prepare obits for famous people. DVD Only, 1 hour 33 mins

January 21st

Streaming

Justice (drama) – I can’t find much information on this one – just that it’s about a defense lawyer in Abu Dhabi. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

January 18th

Streaming

Grace and Frankie – Season 5 (TV comedy, Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda) – I never quite got into this show, but a lot of other people did! Each season is 13 episodes, 25 minutes each. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Marvel’s The Punisher – Season 2 (TV action, Jon Bernthal, Ebon Moss-Bachrach) – As Marvel and Netflix part ways in the run up to Disney’s streaming platform, this is likely the last season for this show. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, there were thirteen 45-55 minute episodes in the first season, anticipating about the same for the second.

Carmen Sandiego – Season 1 (kids’ TV, Gina Rodriguez, Finn Wolfhard) – We didn’t watch much of the original iteration of this geography show, and now it’s back in what looks like a less educational format. She’s fighting evil across the world. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, no episode or runtime info

The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes – Season 2B (reality TV, Piers Taylor, Caroline Quentin) – Some more fabulous and unusual homes! There are four 45 minute episodes in each partial season. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable (sorry Canada, looks like you aren’t getting this one)

Trigger Warning With Killer Mike – Season 1 (docuseries) – This is a comedy documentary series with the rapper implementing some of his ideas for social change. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, no runtime or episode count info

Trolls: The Beat Goes On – Season 5 (kids’ TV animation, Amanda Leighton, Skylar Astin) – Animated trolls. That’s about it. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, each episode is 25 minutes

Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened (documentary) – This could be an interesting look at the posh party on a private island that turned into a fraudulent fiasco. And yeah, all the alliteration felt goooood. No runtime info, Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Soni (foreign drama, Geetika Vidya Ohlyan, Saloni Batra) – Hindi language movie about two women fighting violent crime against women in Delhi, India. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 1 hour 37 minutes

IO (sci-fi, Margaret Qualley, Anthony Mackie) – Two people connect during the apocalypse (!) Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, no runtime info

Close (action, Noomi Rapace, Sophie Nelisse) – Two actresses I really like as bodyguard and heiress under attack. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, no runtime info

January 17th

Streaming

American Crime Story – Season 2 – The Assassination of Gianni Versace (TV drama, Édgar Ramírez, Darren Criss) – This looks amazing. I’m just now watching the first season (The People Vs. O.J. Simpson) and if they stay true to this level of storytelling, I’m in. There are nine 45 minute episodes in this season of the acclaimed anthology series. There are two more seasons in development, one focusing on Hurricane Katrina. Instant Streaming Only (sorry Canada, looks like you aren’t getting this one)

January 15th, 2019

DVD Subscribers

The Doctor Blake Mysteries – Season 5 (TV drama, Craig McLachlan) – Period crime drama set in late 1950s Australia. This is the last season, though there are to be some TV movies to wrap up the series. It does stream on Netflix, but only seasons 1-3 are available. So DVD Only until we hear more. 45 episodes total to date, each 45-60 minutes long

Halloween 2018 (horror, Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer) – Jamie Lee Curtis return to Halloween after 40 years. There seems to be a pretty split opinion on this one. DVD Only, 1 hour 46 minutes

Tea With the Dames (documentary, Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench) – Four incredible English actresses (including Joan Plowright and Maggie Smith get together for tea, reminiscences, gossip and laughter. DVD Only, 1 hour 20 minutes

The Bookshop (drama, Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy) – 1950s period piece set in an English village where a widow opens the first book store. DVD Only, 1 hour 53 minutes

Madeline’s Madeline (drama, Molly Parker, Miranda July) – Mother and drama teacher see very different things in young Madeline. DVD Only, 1 hour 34 minutes

January 13th

Amazon Prime Video

Eighth Grade (comedy, Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton) – This coming of age comedy was directed by comedian Bo Burnham and has gotten terrific reviews. It’s available on DVD on Netflix, but you can stream it on Amazon Prime Video

January 11th

Streaming

Friends From College – Season 2 (TV dramedy, Keegan-Michael Key, Cobie Smulders) – By the end of season one, I was wondering if I hated all these characters. But I’m still watching as the group flails towards adulthood. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, there are eight 30 minute episodes per season, so there are now 16 episodes total

Sex Education – Season 1 (TV dramedy, Gillian Anderson, Asa Butterfield) – Teenager starts u sex-ed health clinic at his high school. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, there are eight 45 minute episodes in this first season

Remastered: Masacre at the Stadium (documentary) – Story of the murder of Chilean singer Victor Jara in 1973. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 60 minutes

Solo (aka: Alone) (foreign drama, Alain Hernández, Aura Garrido) – Spanish language. A surfer struggles to survive after a fall. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 1 hour 31 minutes

The Last Laugh (dramedy, Chevy Chase, Richard Dreyfuss) – Retired comedian and manager head back out on the road. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, do not know the run time

Canada Streaming

Titans – Season 1 (TV action, Teagan Croft, Brenton Thwaites) – This is a DC Comics web series with Robin leading the team. This one is not coming to the U.S. Canada Streaming Only

Amazon Prime Video

Informer – Season 1 (TV drama, Nabhaan Rizwan, Paddy Considine) – An Amazon original about a young man in Britain coerced into becoming an informant. Amazon Prime Video Only

January 10th

Streaming

When Heroes Fly – Season 1 (foreign TV action, Tomer Kapon, Ninette Tayeb) – Hebrew/Spanish language series about Israeli veterans searching for a friend presumed dead. There are 9 episodes in this season, each 45 minutes. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

January 9th

Streaming

Solo: A Star Wars Story (sci-fi, Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson) – Chances are that if you’re into Star Wars you’ve already seen this. But if you want to see it again, you can – a whole bunch of time because it’s Available on Instant Streaming! 2 hours 15 minutes

Godzilla: The Planet Eater (foreign sci-fi amination, Mamoru Miyano, Takahiro Sakurai) – Japanese language animation saving the world. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable, 1 hour 31 minutes

January 8th, 2019

DVD Subscribers

Bad Times at the El Royale (thriller, Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo) – Guests at a rundown hotel’s lives intersect. DVD Only, 2 hours 21 minutes

What They Had (drama, Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon) – Siblings trying to care for aging parents. DVD Only, 1 hour 41 minutes

Mid90s (drama, Sunny Suljic, Lucas Hedges) – This is a coming of age story set in the…Mid 90s. Written and directed by Jonah Hill. DVD Only, 1 hour 25 minutes

Hell Fest (horror, Amy Forsyth, Reign Edwards) – A horror themed amusement park just seems like an all-around bad idea. DVD Only, 1 hour 29 minutes

Monsters and Men (drama, John David Washington, Anthony Ramos) – Three different characters react to the shooting of an unarmed black man by a white police officer. DVD Only, 1 hour 35 minutes

The Oath (comedy, Ike Barinholtz, Tiffany Haddish) – Couple is asked to sign a government loyalty oath right before an already dysfunctional family Thanksgiving. I will absolutely see this. DVD Only, 1 hour 33 minutes

Far From the Tree (documentary, Andrew Solomon) – A look at seven families raising children who are very different from other kids, and the rewards they reap along with their struggles. DVD Only, 1 hour 33 minutes

Kusama: Infinity (documentary, Yayoi Kusama) – Biodoc about avant garde Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. DVD Only, 1 hour 20 minutes

An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn (romantic comedy, Aubrey Plaza, Emile Hirsch) – What a fun cast for this story of an unhappily married woman trying to see a man from her past. DVD Only, 1 hour 48 minutes

Memoir of War (foreign drama, Mélanie Thierry, Benoît Magimel) – French language WWII period piece about a woman searching for her communist husband in occupied France. DVD Only, 2 hours 6 minutes

January 6th

DVD Subscribers

Detectorists – Season 3 (TV comedy, Mackenzie Crook, Toby Jones) – This is the final season of this British comedy. It no longer streams on Netflix, so DVD Only, but you can find all three seasons on Hulu. 19 episodes total, 30 minutes each

January 4th, 2019

Streaming

Call My Agent – Season 3 (foreign TV drama, Camille Cottin, Thibault De Montalembert) – French language series about a Parisian talent agency dealing with crises. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

And Breathe Normally (foreign drama, Kristin Thora Haraldsdottir, Babetida Sadjo) – Icelandic language story of a single mom and an asylum seeker whose lives cross. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

El Potro: Unstoppable (foreign drama, Jimena Baron, Rodrigo Romero) – Spanish language biopic about the Argentinian singer. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Lionheart (comedy, Genevieve Nnaji, Nkem Owoh) – This Nigerian comedy/drama about a woman running her father’s business with her uncle is English language. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Amazon Prime Video

Beautiful Boy (drama, Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet) – Terrific cast for this story of a man trying to help his son through addiction. This isn’t even out on DVD yet on Netflix, but is Available on Amazon Prime Video. 2 hours, 1 min

January 3rd, 2019

DVD Subscribers

Galveston (thriller, Ben Foster, Elle Fanning) – A very good cast, this time for a mob hit/revenge thriller. DVD Only

Trouble (comedy, Anjelica Huston, Bill Pullman) – Bickering middle aged siblings fight over family property. This has a good cast including David Morse and Julia Stiles. DVD Only

Love, Gilda (documentary, Gilda Radner, Rose Abdoo) – Biographical documentary about the life of the amazing Gilda Radner. Hers was the first celebrity death to make me cry. DVD Only

AXL (family sci-fi, Alex Neustaedter, Becky G., Alex MacNicoll) – Military robot dog rescued from the desert by kind stranger. This looks cute. DVD Only

Night School (comedy, Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish) – Adults studying for their GEDs – I’ll see this one! DVD Only

Amazon Prime Video

Leave No Trace (drama, Ben Foster, Thomasin McKenzie) – Off the grid family forced into the system. You can get this on DVD via Netflix or streaming on Amazon Prime Video. I really liked it. 1 hour 49 min

January 2nd, 2019

Streaming

The Autopsy of Jane Doe (thriller, Emile Hirsch, Brian Cox) – I love Emile Hirsch, I think I’ll check out this father/son medical examiner thriller. Instant Streaming Available, downloadable

Netflix Canada

A Quiet Place (thriller, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt) – Canada, you are so lucky! This is one of the best movies I saw last year. Canada Streaming Only

January 1st, 2019

Streaming

A Series of Unfortunate Events – Season 3 (TV comedy, Neil Patrick Harris, Patric Warburton) – Live action adaptation based on the Lemony Snicket books. This is the final season. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Tidying Up With Marie Kondo – Season 1 (reality TV) – Anyone who read her book should know what to expect from this series about reducing clutter. Hint: she’s very into finding joy in things, or getting rid of them. This is a series of home makeovers, so I’m curious if it has any potential Hoarders possibilities. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable (sorry Canada, it looks like you aren’t getting this one)

Comedians of the World – Season 1 (comedy specials, Neal Brennan, Chris D’Elia) – Netflix is really building a nice stand-up comedy niche. This series has 13 comedians from around the world. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Pinky Malinky – Season 1 (kids’ TV animation, Lucas Grabeel, Nathan Kress) – Animated series about optimistic hot dogs. Nope, I did not make that up. Instant Streaming Only, downloadable

Amazon Prime Video

Breaking Big – Season 1 (TV docuseries, Trevor Noah, Eddie Huang) – A look at how famous people got famous. There are 12 episodes in this first season, 25 minutes each. Amazon Prime Video Only

First Civilizations – Season 1 (docuseries) – Four 53 minute episodes about early civilizations. Amazon Prime Video Only

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