Here’s What’s About To Hit NetflixBy: Chris Crum - May 8, 2014
As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days.
Well, it’s another pretty short list this week, but they’re not all going to be as good as last week’s. Still, most of the list is comprised of reasonably recent releases.
Available on 5/8:
Best Night Ever (2014)
Desiree Hall, Samantha Colburn, Eddie Ritchard, Crista Flanagan, Skyler Stone, Amin Joseph, Nick Steele, Steve West
With her sister and two friends in tow, bride-to-be Claire heads off for her bachelorette party in Las Vegas, where she has a rowdier time than she anticipated when the women’s drunken adventures take them into new and raunchy territory.
Available on 5/9:
Much Ado About Nothing (2012)
Amy Acker, Alexis Denisof, Nathan Fillion, Fran Kranz, Sean Maher, Clark Gregg, Reed Diamond
In Joss Whedon’s modern take on the Shakespearean comedy, Claudio’s love for the beautiful Hero makes him a target of his friend Benedick’s mockery. But as Benedick trades barbs with Hero’s cousin Beatrice, he just may be falling in love.
Royal Pains: Season 5
Dr. Hank Lawson unexpectedly gets a career upgrade as a freelance physician treating New York’s aristocratic upper crust in their posh Hamptons homes.
Available on 5/10:
Pain & Gain (2013)
Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie, Tony Shalhoub, Ed Harris, Rebel Wilson, Ken Jeong
Michael Bay’s comedic action flick tells the true story of Daniel Lugo and Adrian Doorbal, two Miami muscle heads who become major-league criminals. Known as the Sun Gym Gang, the pair’s lust for money leads them to kidnapping, extortion and murder.
Available on 5/11:
American Dad!: Season 8
This comedy follows a conservative CIA agent and his eccentric brood, which includes a talking goldfish with the brain of an East German athlete.
Matthew Fox, Tommy Lee Jones, Eriko Hatsune, Masayoshi Haneda, Colin Moy, Masatoshi Nakamura, Isao Natsuyagi, Masatô Ibu, Takataro Kataoka
As World War II ends, Gen. MacArthur oversees Japan’s surrender, an act that dispels the nation’s centuries-old beliefs about its emperor. With the eyes of the world — and history — upon them, MacArthur and his protégé will change Japan forever.
Available on 5/13:
Free Birds (2013)
Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Amy Poehler, George Takei, Colm Meaney, Keith David, Dan Fogler
When Reggie and Jake — two adversarial turkeys — find a time machine, they take an adventure-laden trip back to the past to try to change history. First order of business: taking turkey off the traditional Thanksgiving menu.
Stranger by the Lake (2014)
Pierre Deladonchamps, Christophe Paou, Patrick d’Assumçao, François Labarthe, Jérôme Chappatte, Mathieu Vervisch, Gilbert Traina, Emmanuel Daumas
In this gay murder thriller, young Franck notices the middle-aged Henri sitting on a beach by himself and starts a conversation. Their dialogue continues over several days, in between Franck’s repeated trysts with a seductive killer named Michel.
Available on 5/15:
Maria Bamford: The Special Special Special (2012)
Spend an intimate evening with Maria Bamford in her cozy ‘shot-at-home’ comedy special. Gleeful, thrilling, and oh so awkward Maria gets snug with her two person audience consisting of only her parents.
Jenny McCarthy’s Dirty Sexy Funny (2014)
A roster of female comics join McCarthy for stand-up and sketches devoted to the modern woman, from careers to dating to single motherhood.
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