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  1. Netflix Original Movies
    1. The Pop-Tart Cookie Battle (03/05/2024)
    2. The Mother of the Bride (09/05/2024)
    3. Mark Twain Prize Awards (2024) (11/05/2024)
    4. Gone America (14/05/2024)
    5. Atlas (24/05/2024)
    6. Bionics (29/05/2024)
    7. A Part of You (31/05/2024)
  2. Netflix original series
    1. A Whole Man (02/05/2024)
    2. Orange County for Sale: Season 3 (03/05/2024)
    3. Super-Rich in Korea (07/05/2024)
    4. Bodkin (09/05/2024)
    5. Bridgerton: Season 3 (16/05/2024)
    6. The 8 Show (17/05/2024)
    7. The Tire King (23/05/2024)
    8. Eric (30/05/2024)
    9. Geek Girl (30/05/2024)
  3. Netflix original documentaries
    1. The Final: Chaos at Wembley (08/05/2024)
    2. The Seller of Illusions: The Zoe Generation Case (09/05/2024)
    3. Ashley Madison: Sex, Lies and Scandal (15/05/2024)
    4. Police Power (17/05/2024)
    1. The Pokémon Series: Horizons – Part 2 (10/05/2024)
    2. Thelma, The Unicorn (17/05/2024)
    3. My Dear Oni (24/05/2024)

Time passed quickly and May is already close to the horizon, which means, for a good movie buff, that streaming services are renewing their available programming. At Netflix, the month of April was very satisfactory, with the series Baby Reindeer, by Richard Gadd, and Ripley, starring Andrew Scott (Fleabag), Dakota Fanning (A love lesson) and Johnny Flynn (Emma), gaining prominence in the media and press, in addition to the launch of the series inspired by the famous manga Parasyte: The Gray.

And now, for May on Netflix, 23 original titles arrive at streaming, with emphasis on the return of Jennifer Lopez in protagonism in science fiction Atlas, after the not so approved The mother (2023) Benedict Cumberbatch starring in the psychological thriller miniseries Eric and third season from the series Bridgerton e Orange County for Sale.

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Netflix Original Movies

The Pop-Tart Cookie Battle (03/05/2024)

Set at a time when milk and cereal dominated breakfast, this Jerry Seinfeld comedy shows the fierce battle behind the creation of a revolutionary cookie. Jerry directs, writes and stars in the film, alongside Melissa McCarthy, Fred Armisen, Hugh Grant, Amy Schumer, Daniel Levy, Christian Slater, Bill Burr, Max Greenfield, James Marsden, Jack McBrayer, Thomas Lennon, Bobby Moynihan, Adrian Martinez , Sarah Cooper and Jim Gaffigan.

The Mother of the Bride (09/05/2024)

In this romantic comedy, a wedding on an island paradise is on the brink of disaster after the bride's mother discovers that the groom's father is her ex. With Miranda Cosgrove — our eternal Carly —, Brooke Shields, Benjamin Bratt and Chad Michael Murray, “Mother of the Bride” is directed by Mark Waters, responsible for other films of the genre.

Mark Twain Prize Awards (2024) (11/05/2024)

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Big names in comedy pay tribute and make fun of Kevin Hart, who receives the 25th Mark Twain Award for American Humor in a hilarious and moving ceremony. The Mark Twain Prize Awards is an award focused on active humor since 1998, held annually at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, in Washington DC. It is considered a nomination for the greatest comedy personality who “had an impact on American society” . In other words, within the category, it is the highest honor that any professional can receive. Richard Pryor, Bob Newhart, Whoopi Goldberg, Adam Sandler and Eddie Murphy were the latest winners.

Gone America (14/05/2024)

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Matheus (Matheus Ceará) is the owner of a very simple amusem*nt park in the interior of the Northeast, who dreams of visiting the famous parks in the USA. Being such an admirer of this magical world, he gave the names Florida (Luara Fonseca) and Stevenspilbi (Gabriel Palhares) to his children who, of course, are also fanatics about this universe. But when this family finally has the opportunity to travel abroad for the first time, things don't go as expected.

Atlas (24/05/2024)

A brilliant but antisocial data analyst (Jennifer Lopez) doesn't trust artificial intelligence, but must use it when her mission to capture a rogue robot goes wrong.

Among the highlights of May on Netflix, the powerful science fiction film brings Artificial Intelligence to the center of the film, in a dystopian future driven by technological advances. In addition to surfing the agenda of possible regulation of AIs in the world and their great potential and performance. Along with the actress and singer, the nominee for 'Best Supporting Actor' at the last Oscar Sterling K. Brown, Simu Liu, Mark Strong, Lesley Fera, Alfredo Tavares and Abraham Popoola are confirmed in the film.

Bionics (29/05/2024)

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In an inhospitable future where robotic prosthetics redefine sports, two sisters compete in the long jump, but their rivalry sets them on a sinister path, facing a world of crime and violence.

It’s not just “Atlas” that arrives with both feet in the Netflix catalog as a sci-fi production. “Biônicos” also approaches the genre in a historical way: among the strength of comedy and police thriller films, a Brazilian film from the field is gaining the spotlight. The film will be directed by Afonso Poyart (“2 Coelhos”, “Aldo”), who took around 3 years to develop the project together with Adrien Muselet, the director of Brazilian productions at Netflix. Christian Malheiros, from “Sinfonia”, Guta Ruiz and Patrícia Galucci are in the cast.

A Part of You (31/05/2024)

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A teenager struggles to rebuild her shattered world in this heartwarming coming-of-age drama about those left behind. “A Part of You” is a Swedish teen film starring Felicia Maxime, Edvin Ryding, Zara Larsson, Ida Engvoll, Alva Bratt, Mustafa Al-Mashhadani, Nikki Hanseblad, Emil Hedayat and Olivia Essén. Films from Sweden are already a success on Netflix, such as the thrillers “The Abyss”, “Stolen Childhood” and “An Almost Perfect Family”. However, the teen section is certainly the one most remembered by subscribers: the “Young Royals” series won’t let me lie. There are also the similar ones “Tore”, “Forever”, “The Year I Started Vibrating for Me” and “JJ+E”.

Netflix original series

A Whole Man (02/05/2024)

An Atlanta real estate mogul faces ruthless adversaries and sudden bankruptcy. With his empire crumbling, he does everything he can to get back to the top. Based on the New York Times bestseller of the same name, written by Tom Wolfe, Jeff Daniels, from “Debi & Loide”, stars in the series alongside Diane Lane, Tom Pelphrey, Aml Ameen, Chanté Adams, Jon Michael Hill, Sarah Jones, William Jackson Harper and Lucy Liu. Regina King and Thomas Schlamme directed the episodes.

Orange County for Sale: Season 3 (03/05/2024)

Oppenheim Group agents try to close the best deals, but personal dramas end up interfering with their professional lives. The spin-off series of “Sunset – Milha de Ouro”, a classic reality show about luxury real estate agents, returns to Netflix with its third season. Alexandra Hall, Sean Palmieri, Gio Helou, Alexandra Jarvis, Alexandra Rose, Brandi Marshall, Kayla Cardona, Lauren Brito, Polly Brindle, Austin Victoria and Tyler Stanaland are in the cast.

Super-Rich in Korea (07/05/2024)

Between a Singaporean tycoon, an heir to an Italian luxury brand and a member of the Pakistani nobility, discover the luxurious lives of multi-billionaires living in Korea. Following the same theme of luxury, in this fresh Netflix documentary series, follow the routine, work and lives of multimillionaires who chose South Korea as their home.

Bodkin (09/05/2024)

In this thriller with a touch of humor, a team of podcasters decides to investigate the mysterious disappearance of three people in a bucolic town in Ireland. The series is a “dark humor” comedic thriller created by Jez Scharf of “The UnDream” (2013), which stars Robyn Cara (Trying), Siobhán Cullen (The Inside, The Dry), Chris Walley (The Young Offenders) , Will Forte (Saturday Night Live), David Wilmot (Lies We Tell) and others.

Bridgerton: Season 3 (16/05/2024)

One of the most watched series in the history of Netflix, the third season of Bridgerton finally got a date — and it's very close. It is worth noting that the third season will be divided into two parts, with the first being released to subscribers on May 16th, and the last part available on June 13th. As Netflix itself confirmed, this season will focus on the relationship between Penélope (Nicola Coughlan) and Colin (Luke Newton). Jonathan Bailey, Luke Thompson, Hannah Dodd and Ruth Gemmell return to their roles as Anthony Bridgerton, Benedict Bridgerton, Francesca Bridgerton and Lady Violet Bridgerton, respectively.

The 8 Show (17/05/2024)

Eight people trapped in a mysterious eight-story building participate in a tempting but dangerous reality show that earns money over time. “The 8 Show” is an 8-episode South Korean thriller series written and directed by Han Jae-rim. Park Jeong-min, Lee Yul-eum, Ryu Jun-yeol, Chun Woo-hee, Park Hae-joon, Lee Zoo-young, Moon Jeong-hee and Bae Seong-woo star in the cast. Check out the trailer below for the series, which promises to be similar to “Round 6”, involving a group of people who participate in a mysterious game to earn money.

The Tire King (23/05/2024)

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At his own father's workshop, a hapless manager wants to improve service and increase profits while trying to keep his troubled nephew in line. Shane Gillis, Steve Gerben and Chris O'Connor are the protagonists of this sitcom, created by Gerben and Gillis themselves.

Eric (30/05/2024)

New York, 1980s: we follow a father's desperate search for his 9-year-old son who disappeared on his way to school. Vincent is one of the city's leading puppeteers and creator of the popular children's show “Good Day Sunshine.” He tries to deal with the loss of his son Edgar, but becomes increasingly distressed and unstable. Filled with self-deprecation and guilt over his disappearance, Vincent ends up clinging to the boy's drawings of a blue monster named Eric. He believes that if the creature doll appears on TV, his son will return home.

Starring 2-time Oscar nominee Benedict Cumberbatch, the suspense and investigation miniseries will feature 6 episodes scripted by Abi Morgan OBE, Emmy and BAFTA winner for “River, The Suffragettes” and “The Split”, and directed by Lucy Forbes. Gaby Hoffmann, McKinley Belcher III, Ivan Morris Howe, Dan Fogler and Clarke Peters are part of the cast.

Geek Girl (30/05/2024)

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Harriet is a nerdy teenager within the stereotypes — a girl who loves science and has no vanity about clothes and makeup — who always wanted to be accepted. One day, a modeling agent discovers her through her best friend, who loves this universe, and she understands that some people are made to stand out. Harriet then starts to face a new version of herself, unlocking herself socially, visiting new places and being more vain about herself, something that definitely won't be easy.

“Geek Girk” is a series adapted from a 2013 work of the same name by Holly Smale. The series is expected to contain 10 episodes of around 30 minutes each. Sandra Yi Sencindiver, Emmanuel Imani, Emily Carey, Tim Downie, Jemima Rooper and Sarah Parish are in the cast.

Netflix original documentaries

The Final: Chaos at Wembley (08/05/2024)

Six thousand fans without tickets invade Wembley Stadium to watch the final of an important championship, leaving a trail of destruction. The documentary covers the dispute in the Eurocup final between England, newcomers, against Italy, in a game that was held at England's home, bringing together a legion of fans. However, with England's defeat on penalties, a wave of destruction turned the country upside down.

The Seller of Illusions: The Zoe Generation Case (09/05/2024)

This documentary shows the rise and fall of a spiritual coaching network that hides the most unusual scam in Argentine history. In a world where the pandemic has caused havoc, where everything is frustration and uncertainty, a man arrives to revolutionize people's pockets and consciousness with a project that involves educational training, the financial universe and spiritual development.

The documentary tells the trajectory and downfall of Leonardo Cositorto, the Argentine creator of a financial platform that shook Latin America. A spiritual coaching network comes as a relief in one of the most difficult periods of the modern era: the coronavirus pandemic. A project that aimed to train the people most weakened by the health crisis educationally and spiritually. However, within the promise, one of the most unusual coups in Argentine history was hidden.

Ashley Madison: Sex, Lies and Scandal (15/05/2024)

A dating site for adulterers was hacked, and the exposure of millions of users' intimate data destroyed marriages and lives. The case happened in 2015, when a platform specializing in extramarital relationships, Ashley Madison, was the victim of a hacker attack that resulted in the exposure of 13GB of its users' data. The United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) even carried out an investigation for false advertising, due to consumers believing that their data was safe.

The function of the website and app for Android and iOS generated a lot of controversy until recently, during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is estimated that 4.226 Brazilians were signed up to Ashley Madison, according to a survey by the company itself, of 17 thousand new global users who joined during social isolation.

Police Power (17/05/2024)

Discover the unprecedented story of American policing in this documentary that asks the important question: “Who has more power: the people or the police?”

Netflix Original Animations & Animes

The Pokémon Series: Horizons – Part 2 (10/05/2024)

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The Thundernauts continue their journey in search of the black Rayquaza. Liko and Rain improve their skills with each battle. Since the end of the story between Ash and Pikachu was announced, a new story in the Pokémon world has reached fans, featuring a little girl Liko and her first Pokémon Sprigatito. The first part was released via streaming at the beginning of March, with 12 episodes. Its second part soon arrives as a sequel, with another 12 episodes, resuming Liko's conflict with the Exploradores group, who seek to get the pendant necklace that the girl wears.

Thelma, The Unicorn (17/05/2024)

A singing pony who dreams of stardom suddenly becomes famous when she transforms into a unicorn and discovers that celebrity life is an adventure.

My Dear Oni (24/05/2024)

A shy teenager who doesn't know how to say “no” is put to the test when a determined girl drags him on a mystical journey in search of his mother. Finally, the anime “My Dear Oni” is about a boy who seeks acceptance and an oni (demon) girl who goes in search of her mother. The production is signed by Studio Colorido, the studio responsible for “Star Wars: Visions” and the series derived from “Blech” — “Burn the Witch”. Tomotaka Shibayama, whose career spanned Studio Ghibli, handles the anime.

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