10 New Things To Stream In May | SLMan
Spent so much time at home you feel like you’ve exhausted the best of Netflix? Relax – the big streaming services have held back some major releases for May. This is our pick of the shiny new films, series and documentaries to keep you entertained…

All Day And A Night 

Moonlight’s Ashton Sanders stars in this gritty new drama film. He’s Jakhor, a young black man who is arrested after brutally shooting a couple in front of their young daughter in the midst of a break in. Serving a life sentence, Jakhor finds himself in the same prison as his father, prompting him to reflect on the decisions, circumstances and system that determined his fate. Making his directorial debut, Black Panther co-writer Joe Cole takes viewers on a poignant journey into the impoverished neighbourhoods of America and the crimes they encourage.
 
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Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill 

Comedy clubs might be closed, but stand-up certainly hasn’t dried up. Still celebrated today as the star of the greatest 90s sitcom of them all, Jerry Seinfeld takes the stage in New York (via a helicopter into the Hudson, if the opening credits are to be believed) for this one-hour Netflix special. In what is possibly the final gig of his career, he’s determined to tackle some of today’s biggest issues, from the advantages of texting over talking, to the magic of Pop Tarts. A light-hearted treat.
 
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Medici: The Magnificent Pt 2 

The period drama returns for its third and final season of the trilogy. Picking up where the second series left off, it concludes the story of statesman and poet Lorenzo ‘the Magnificent’ de Medici. In 15th-century Florence, the Medici dynasty is solidying its position as a political and cultural powerhouse, waging wars and fighting conspiracies in order to establish the city as the centre of the Renaissance.
 
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Trial By Media 

This true-crime docuseries follows six highly publicised legal cases, exploring how TV and newspaper coverage of a courtroom can influence a final verdict. Executive produced by George Clooney and author/lawyer Jeffrey Toobin, Trial By Media unpacks the relationship between media sensationalism and public opinion, and the ways they can be manipulated to enforce a specific narrative. It asks vital questions about how the modern-day courtroom has become a theatre of sorts, and the point at which journalism can become detrimental to the preservation of justice.
 
Available from 11th May
 
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White Lines  

This British-Spanish thriller series comes from the creator of the smash hit Money Heist and the producers of The Crown. When the body of a legendary DJ turns up on Ibiza, two decades after his disappearance, it sends shock waves through the party isle. Zoe Walker (Laura Haddock) demands answers for her brother’s murder, but her questions swiftly lead her down a dangerous path into the island’s criminal underworld.
 
Available from 15th May
 
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Have A Good Trip

If you’ve ever wondered what Sting, A$AP Rocky or Ben Stiller are like when high on acid, they’re finally ready to share details of their bizarre trips. This star-studded documentary takes you on a mind-bending journey into the weird world of psychedelics, as an array of A-listers recount the highs and lows of their experiences. Told through re-enactments, kaleidoscopic animations, and a dose of scientific explanation, the show has some hilarious anecdotes from famous faces about their reactions to hallucinogenic substances. 
Available from 17th May
 
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Space Force  

The newest satirical comedy from the makers of The Office (US) also stars Steve Carrell, this time as four-star general Mark Naird, the reluctant but dedicated leader of the sixth branch of the armed forces. He is assigned to run an absurd new military project that aims to establish the US’s total domination of space with another moon landing. This parody sitcom co-stars John Malkovich, Lisa Kudrow and Ben Schwartz.
 
Available from 29th May
 
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Once Upon A Time In Hollywood  

Quentin Tarantino’s newest film, which was nominated for ten Academy Awards, finally hits the small screen. In 1969 Los Angeles, at the tail end of what is deemed to be a golden era of Hollywood, ageing actor Rick (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his stunt double Cliff (Brad Pitt) must navigate the film industry’s changing landscape. Living next door to new neighbours Roman Polanski and Sharon Tate (Margot Robbie), Rick’s life plays out against a backdrop of fading Tinseltown glamour and the growing presence of Charles Manson and his infamous cult. A modern classic.
 
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I Know This Much Is True  

Adapted from Wally Lamb’s bestselling novel of the same name, this miniseries stars Mark Ruffalo in the double role of identical twins Dominick and Thomas Birdsey. While Dominick struggles to care for his paranoid schizophrenic brother, he must also deal with his own psychological trauma – the result of stressors in his adult life. This family saga follows the diverging lives of these two men, and is a complex exploration of the sacrifices we make for those relationships we are born into.
 
Available to watch now
 
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Rob and Romesh Vs… 

Following up on a successful first season, comedians Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan hit the road again. They want to get to know some celebrity icons and their sporting idols, while trying to pick up some new skills along the way. The first episode sees the two friends donning tights and going behind the scenes at Birmingham’s Royal Ballet Company to bravely take on roles in a real-life performance of Swan Lake.
 
First episode available now
 
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