In this upcoming documentary, actors, musicians, and other celebrities share their experiences of what they felt, saw, and did while tripping on psychedelic drugs. Their stories – good, bad, and ugly – are each accompanied by appropriate animations. Coming to Netflix 5.11.20.
“Theories ease our anxieties, and make us feel that we can anticipate the future.” Filmmaker Kirby Ferguson’s (Everything is a Remix) documentary series explores the nature of conspiracy theories, what drives them, and how they shape attitudes and beliefs – especially in times of crisis.
After an 11-year hiatus, the hilarious Reno 911! is back. The entire original cast returns for a ride-along with plenty more inappropriate law-enforcement behavior and buffoonery. Premieres 5.4.2020 on streaming network Quibi, with new episodes for 12 days straight.
Working from home means more e-mails and teleconferences. ShoulderTap aims to fill in another communication gap from physical offices – being able to pop over to someone’s desk for a quick question. The MacOS app works with FaceTime to enable instant audio calls based on your colleagues’ availability preferences.
This Belgian TV series centers around an airplane which is forced to keep flying westward into the night after the sun starts killing every living thing in its path. As the passengers and crew struggle to survive, they must hop from airport to airport in the darkness of night. Premieres 5.1.20 on Netflix.
Comedian Jerry Seinfeld is back on the stage with his first collection of all-new standup material in over 20 years, as he complains once more about life’s little annoyances, from public bathrooms to eating bad buffet meals – a welcome respite from our world’s actual problems. The 1-hour special lands on Netflix 5.5.20.
If you missed out on the Tiger King craze, it’s never too late to watch. And if you still need convincing, perhaps Screen Junkies‘ take on the insane Netflix docuseries will push you over the edge. And if you’ve already seen it, welcome back to the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park.
Matt Wolf’s documentary takes us inside of the world of the famed Biosphere 2. The project, which kicked off in 1991, locked eight people away for two years inside of a sustainable approximation of the Earth’s ecosystem. But was the experiment grounded in science, or was it just part of a cult? Drops 5.8.20 on Hulu and digital.
Despite the title, ArtSpear Entertainment’s hilarious animated trailer spoof is based entirely on movies that came out in 2019, including Aladdin, Joker, The Lion King, Aquaman, Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker, and more. We’re pretty sure John Wick threw more knives than that though.
Originally titled “Fonzo,” director Josh Trank’s upcoming biopic looks at what life was like for an aging Al Capone, starting 10 years into his prison sentence. A highly made-up Tom Hardy stars as the infamous gangster as his mental health declines, haunted by the demons of his violent past. Drops 5.12.20 on VOD.
While CGI has dramatically changed the way that movies are made, actors still need physical objects to interact with. This new series from Disney+ takes us up close and personal with iconic props from Disney movies. Hosted by superfan and collector Dan Lanigan. All episodes drop 5.1.20.
Stanley Kubrick was one of the greatest film directors who ever lived. Every frame of his movies was like a fastidiously-composed work of art. Grégory Monro’s documentary weaves together exclusive interviews with the filmmaker and his collaborators, taking us inside the mind of a true master of his craft.
(PG-13: Language) Chris Hemsworth stars in this Netflix film about a mercenary who’s called on to rescue the kidnapped son of a notorious drug lord. The plot sounds pretty trite, but with Avengers’ stunt coordinator Sam Hargrave directing, and the Russo Brothers producing, it’s sure to have thrilling action sequences. Drops 4/24/20.
Shea Whigham, Michael Shannon, and Catalina Sandino Moreno star in this thriller about a drifter who kills a traveling preacher, then assumes the man’s life in a small town unfamiliar with his appearance. When the local police chief suspects something is amiss, things take an even darker turn. Drops 4/17/2020.
The boys are back in the multiverse. After a 6-month hiatus, Rick and Morty returns with the back half of its fourth season. Along the way, they wear unnecessarily badass suits and destroy countless aliens. Oh, and Snuffles (er, Snowball) returns to face a new enemy. The five new episodes kick off 5/3/2020 on Adult Swim.
From the twisted mind of Justin Roiland, co-creator of Rick and Morty, comes an animated sitcom about a family of aliens and their misadventures as they try to live among humans on Earth. It’s like 3rd Rock from the Sun, only the extraterrestrials don’t look like us. Coming to Hulu 5/8/2020.
While we enjoyed The Rise of Skywalker for the most part, it did try and cram in way too many stories, and had its share of sloppy and too-convenient plot points. Of course Screen Junkies has a lot more beefs about Star Wars Episode IX in their brutally Honest Trailer.
Vince Vaughn, Liam Hemsworth, and Clark Duke star in this indie crime drama about a couple of losers who work for an evil Arkansas drug kingpin, and the very bad consequences of a deal gone wrong. Also stars John Malkovich, Michael Kenneth Williams, and Vivica A. Fox. Drops 5/1/2020.
Mark Ruffalo stars in this this HBO limited series about identical twin brothers whose lives take very different paths after one of them struggles with mental health issues as a paranoid schizophrenic. Based on the 1998 best-selling novel by Wally Lamb.
The hilarious vampire mockumentary series is coming back for a second season, and it looks like the setups are hysterical as ever, from a Super Bowl party to an open mic night. Plus, it looks like everyone’s favorite energy vampire has gained some new powers after getting a promotion. Drops 4/15/20 on FX.
This sci-fi comedy from Greg Daniels (The Office, Parks and Recreation) is set in a future where sick and injured people’s loved ones have the option to have their consciousness uploaded into an idyllic digital “afterlife.” So yeah, it’s basically a funny version of Black Mirror. Coming to Amazon Prime Video.
Pendleton Ward, creator of Adventure Time and Duncan Trussell of the Duncan Trussell Family Hour team up for a trippy Netflix animated series about an interstellar broadcaster who roams the universe looking for beings to interview. It sounds like Space Ghost Coast to Coast meets Rick and Morty. Drops on 4/20/20, of course.
In this dark and twisted film from director Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia, inmates are subjected to a terrible plight in a prison where food is rationed from a platform that that gradually moves to lower floors. As the prisoners fight for scraps and leftovers, the worst aspects of humanity emerge. Coming to Netflix 3/20/20.