Five Top Movies to Watch On Netflix This May
With an incredible range of movies across hundreds of genres, Netflix is the place to watch the next big hit. Whether you love a tension filled horror or prefer a movie with a more romantic feel, you are bound to find it on Netflix.
Even better than the back catalogue of excellent movies and TV shows, are the brand new Originals that get added throughout the month. So we decided to look at five top movies getting added in May to keep you entertained.
The Last Summer
One for all the Riverdale fans, The Last Summer stars K. J. Apa as a recent high school graduate. Along with his three friends, this is their last summer in Chicago before college and adulthood beckons. Navigating love, friendship and family relationships this is a story about growing up.
Reviews for The Last Summer have been mixed. But essentially it is a teen romantic comedy so if this is the kind of film you like then you’ll love it.
From the teens of The Last Summer to the grown-ups in Wine Country, this is another hit for comedy queen Amy Poehler, who also directed the film. She plays Abby, who plans a weekend getaway at a vineyard with friends to celebrate a 50th birthday.
But as the wine flows, the friendships become strained in this hilarious comedy. Wine Country has brought together some of the best female comedians of our time which includes Maya Rudolph, Ana Gasteyer, Rachel Dratch, Paula Pell and Tina Fey.
Always Be My Maybe
A classically themed romcom, Always Be My Maybe stars Keanu Reeves, Ali Wong, Randall Park and Daniel Dae Kim. The movie focuses on two childhood friends, Sasha and Marcus, who fall out with each other and don’t speak for 15 years.
But when Sasha returns to her hometown as a celebrity chef, the two rekindle their friendship. Will the reconnection lead to love? The two start to wonder…
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil And Vile
Highly publicized and even more highly divisive is the latest Ted Bundy installment on Netflix, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil And Vile. Starring Zac Efron as Ted Bundy, the story of the notorious serial killer is told from the perspective of his girlfriend, who is played by Lily Collins.
It is undoubtedly a different viewpoint and avoids sensationalizing the criminal. Rather it highlights just how manipulative he really was and gives some context to how he managed to get away with his crimes for so long.
If you haven’t already been freaked out by the Ted Bundy flick, you will be by The Perfection. So get ready to hide behind the cushions. Allison Williams (Girls) plays Charlotte in this truly dark suspenseful thriller. A troubled musical prodigy she returns to her old school to find a new girl threatening to replace her legacy.
Directed by Richard Shepard, this is a horror thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat.