(PG-13) “Do more punk to me.” An adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s eponymous science fiction short story. Set in 1977 London, How to Talk to Girls at Parties sees a shy punk fan meet a fellow rebellious teenager, who just happens to be an alien. Premieres 5/28/18.
(PG-13: Language) Seth Rogen’s Hilarity for Charity is an upcoming Netflix special that combines music, sketches and stand up comedy to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s disease. It stars John Mulaney, Post Malone, Tiffany Haddish and more. Premieres 4/6/18.
In The House with a Clock In Its Walls, a kid moves in with his uncle, who turns out to be part of a town of witches and warlocks. They end up trying to stop a demonic clock hidden inside a house. Eli Roth directs this adaptation of a classic children’s book. Premieres 9/21/18.
When a woman he meets disappears in the middle of the night, a jaded 33-year-old turns into a conspiracy theorist. He finds himself going down the rabbit hole that is Los Angeles. Andrew Garfield stars in this intriguing mystery comedy. Premieres 6/22/18.
(PG-13: Language) “My parents did just well enough so that I could grow up poor around white people.” Dave Chappelle’s last two Netflix specials – at least in the foreseeable future – are streaming now. Equanimity is arguably one of his best specials.
“As they say money makes the world go ’round… Yet they also say the best things in life are free.” Comedian Drew Tarvin’s spoken word performance attempts to sum up the meaning of life using 100 phrases from pop culture and other clichéd sayings. Read the full text here.
From director Richard Linklater comes a comedy-drama about war veterans. Steve Carell plays an ex-Navy corps medic who asks two former Marines (Bryan Cranston and Laurence Fishburne) to go with him to his son’s funeral. At least that was the plan. Premieres 11/1/17.
From Noah Baumbach (Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou) comes a film about fathers and sons. Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller and Dustin Hoffman star in the critically acclaimed comedy-drama hailed as “the best Netflix original film to date.” Drops 10/13/17.
(PG-13) Jeffrey Tambor, Steve Buscemi, Jason Isaacs, and Rupert Friend star in this satire from Veep creator Armando Iannucci. Based on the graphic novel, The Death of Stalin is about the grim but comical power struggle that erupted following the Soviet leader’s death in 1953.