It’s that time of the month.
Netflix has released it’s list of new arrivals for May, and we’ve picked out a few we think you might enjoy.
Check out the list below of titles you’ll want to add to your watchlist immediately.
B*A*P*S – May 1
Netflix blessed us by adding Robert Townsend’s iconic B*A*P*S, starring Halle Berry and Natalie Desselle Reid. Catch us in our living room this weekend chanting “CEO! CEO!” at the TV screen.
Knock Down The House – May 1
Screened at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, this documentary follows four amazing, but unlikely, political candidates who shook things up and gave Americans a glimpse of what our future could be.
Tuca & Bertie – May 3
Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong are here to make us laugh as two 30-year-old bird women living in the same apartment building. The cast and creator shared a sneak peek of the show’s first episode at the Tribeca Film Festival in April, now fans will get to share in the joy too.
Nailed It!: Season 3 – May 17
We are more than ready for a new season of Nailed It! with host Nicole Byer, a show that sees amateur bakers re-creating some of the internet’s craziest treats. Laugh until you cry, but have a snack on hand because these recreations may not be great, but they will certainly make you hungry.
See You Yesterday – May 17
In this action-adventure drama from newcomer Stefon Bristol, best friends CJ and Sebastian build time machines in order to go back in time and save the life of CJ’s brother after he’s murdered by police.
Wanda Sykes: Not Normal – May 21
Wanda Sykes is tackling our current cultural and political climate in her new special for Netflix, Wanda Sykes: Not Normal. In an interview with Variety, the comic said its the job of comedians to find ways to get people to talk about difficult issues, adding that as a lesbian Black woman it would have been impossible to avoid what was happening in politics and society. “I hope people see it is not coming from a viewpoint of ‘I can’t stand Trump.’ It’s more ‘I love my country and I don’t understand what’s going on.'”
She’s Gotta Have It: Season Two – May 24
DeWanda Wise is back as Nola Darling! Season two of She’s Gotta Have It sees Nola grappling with her newfound success and trying to figure out who she is and who she wants to be. Her own journey of self-discovery has a ripple effect as her friends and lovers pursue their own passions.
The Perfection – May 24
As writer Gena-mour Barrett pointed out, Allison Williams is back to terrorize another Black person in Netflix’s The Perfection. Williams stars alongside Dear White People star Logan Browning as two musicians at the top of their game whose paths take a sinister turn. At this point, we’re not sure we’d ever want to cross paths with Williams onscreen.
When They See Us – May 31
Ava DuVernay’s highly-anticipated When They See Us will tackle the heartbreaking story of the Central Park Five, a case in which five teenagers were wrongly convicted of raping a woman in Central Park. The incident sparked a media frenzy and placed a spotlight on America’s systemic racism and how we treat Black boys.