The biggest TV shows and movies streaming in Australia in May
As temperatures start to drop across the country, May is the best season to watch food cravings.
And streaming services know it, with more than enough new shows, mini-series, and movies to keep you indoors with a cozy blanket and a cup of tea.
Here’s what to expect this month on Netflix, Stan, Binge, Disney Plus, Amazon Prime Video, and 7plus.
The Resident (7plus) – Streaming Now
If you aren’t already obsessed with this compulsively watchable medical drama, it’s not too late to get sucked in. With Emily VanCamp (Revenge) and Matt Czuchry (The good woman), The resident follows the lives and stories of staff and patients at a hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.
This is perfect for fans of Grey’s Anatomy and The good doctor. The fourth season is currently underway, with episodes accelerated towards 7plus, but if you want to catch the first three seasons before starting, you will find them on Disney plus star.
Nomadland (Disney Plus) – Streaming Now
It’s won three Oscars (including Best Picture and a Best Director’s Gong for Chloe Zhao), and now it’s being sped from theaters to your home.
Available for watch now on Disney Plus, Nomadland stars Frances McDormand in her Best Actress-winning role as Fern, a widow who sets out on a journey through the American West after losing everything during the recession.
Now living in a van, Fern is introduced to a community of Transition Companions (played by true nomads), each traveling the country in search of seasonal work.
Reckoning (7plus) – Streaming Now
If you are looking for a captivating miniseries you can gorge yourself in just one weekend, look no further than Account. Filmed in Australia in 2018 and released in the US a year later, we Australians can finally catch the crime drama by ourselves on 7plus.
Starring Aden Young and Sam Trammell, the 10-episode series follows two fathers who, after the gruesome murder of a teenager in a small town in Northern California, find themselves on a path of mutual destruction amid old obsessions. stand on their ugly heads.
RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under (Stan) – May 1
Start your engines! The kickoff of a banner month is the long awaited RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under. Premiering on May 1 with new episodes every Saturday, the Australian series will be hosted by none other than RuPaul himself.
Drag icon Michelle Visage and Rhys Nicholson will join RuPaul as regular judges, with famous guest judges such as Taika Waititi, Kylie Minogue and Dannii Minogue joining in the fun as 10 fabulous queens from Australia and New -Zeeland clash with exquisite and manicured nails. become the winner.
Round the Twist (Netflix) – May 1
Have you ever wanted to see again Round off the twist? Well, starting May 1, you will be able to do that, as the four seasons of the iconic (and truly bizarre) Australian children’s show are back on Netflix.
Located in a former lighthouse, home to the Twist family, Round off the twist follows the three Twist children and their widowed father as they find themselves on all sorts of absurd, supernatural adventures, many of which will have you wondering: “How? ‘Or’ What approved as a children’s program? “
Pose (frenzy) – May 3
The third and final season of the critically acclaimed drama series from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Steven Canals Pose lands on Binge from May 3. The multi-award-winning series follows New York’s iconic LGBTQ and Maverick dragball scene in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
Not only is it just an amazing show, but it made history by featuring the largest cast of transgender actors in regular roles on the show.
When you’re done with Pose, here is a new batch of tv shows on Binge to continue your marathon.
Star Wars: The Bad Batch (Disney Plus) – May 4
Star wars fans (especially those who liked The clone wars) will be delighted, with the new animated series Star Wars: The Bad Lot launch May 4 on Disney Plus.
The show tells the story of a group of experimental and elite clone troopers known as the Bad Batch. Introduced for the first time in the Clone wars, the team must now learn to find their way through a post-Clone War galaxy, taking on daring mercenary missions along the way.
The Underground Railroad (Prime Video) – May 14
Based on the best-selling novel of the same name, this Amazon Prime Video miniseries reinvents the 19th century Underground Railroad (a system of secret roads and havens used by runaway slaves) as a true rail transport system.
The story follows the journey of Cora Randall (Thuso Mbedu), who, desperate for freedom, escapes from a plantation in Georgia, following in her mother’s footsteps. However, at her heels, bounty hunter Ridgeway (Joel Edgerton), determined to bring her back to the plantation.
Master of None (Netflix) – May 23
After a four-year hiatus, Aziz Ansari’s marvelous comedy-drama series Master of None will finally return with season three on May 23. However, this season is a little different.
Instead of focusing on Aziz’s character, Dev, the third installment will follow the relationship between Dev’s friend Denise (played by the awesome Lena Waithe) and her partner Alicia (Naomi Ackie).
Co-written by Anzari and Waithe, the five-part season will explore the ups and downs of married life, fertility struggles and personal growth.
The Bold Type (Stan) – May 27
Part Gender and city, part The devil wears Prada, acclaimed series The daring type is back for a fifth and final season, kicking off May 27 on Stan.
The five-part farewell season will follow Kat, Jane and Sutton as they prepare to say goodbye to Scarlet Magazine for good, continuing their journey of self-discovery, love and friendship.
Although the season is much shorter this year, fans will be happy to hear that Nikohl Boosheri will reprise her role as Adena El-Amin.