carolinalily (carolinalily) wrote in ohnotheydidnt,

ONTD Original: Streaming Services Update for May 2020

New content for your May 2020 home viewing pleasure

Each section will have selections of new content including RT [Rotten Tomatoes] and Metacritic, plus source for full list

Amazon @PrimeVideo

Click for sample of new Amazon selection [Spoiler (click to open)]


Taron Egerton 😃 Jamie Bell Richard Madden Bryce Dallas Howard
89% Rotten Tomatoes, 69 Metacritic


Italian supernatural horror film
64% Rotten Tomatoes

The Goldfinch

Ansel Elgort 😃 Nicole Kidman
24% Rotten Tomatoes, 40 Metacritic

click tweet source for the full Amazon Prime Video list


Plot twist. Original content only. Unable to find a media source that summarizes them all but you can check their twitter.

Bae Chris Evans has a new mini-series Defending Jacob

57% Rotten Tomatoes, 61 Metacritic

@Criterion Collection

This service has a large catalog of classic films and foreign films

Click this link for Criterion May 2020 listing

Click for sample of new Criterion selection [Spoiler (click to open)]

. This month on the Criterion Channel, Tell Me: Women Filmmakers, Women’s Stories presents a revelatory survey of documentary and experimental works by female artists in which women share their experiences in their own words

. Plus sample of films here

Paris, Texas

Harry Dean Stanton Nastassja Kinski Dean Stockwell
97% Rotten Tomatoes

Secrets & Lies

Brenda Blethyn Marianne Jean-Baptiste
95% Rotten Tomatoes, 91 Metacritic

The Age of Innocence

Daniel Day Lewis Michelle Pfeiffer
84% Rotten Tomatoes, 90 Metacritic

click link above for the full Criterion list


Click for sample of new Disney+ selection [Spoiler (click to open)]

Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker

The whole Star Wars ensemble
52% Rotten Tomatoes, 53 Metacritic

The Princess Bride

My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.

Cary Elwes Robin Wright Mandy Patinkin
97% Rotten Tomatoes, 77 Metacritic

George of the Jungle

Honestly, Idk if this is the right version or not lol

Brendan Fraser
56% Rotten Tomatoes

click tweet source for the full Disney Plus list


Click for sample of new HBO selection [Spoiler (click to open)]

Ready or Not

Samara Weaving Adam Brody Henry Czerny Andie MacDowell
88% Rotten Tomatoes 64% Metacritic

Jaws plus Jaws 2, Jaws 3-D, Jaws The Revenge

We’re going to need a bigger boat

Roy Scheider Robert Shaw
98% Rotten Tomatoes, 87 Metacritic

Contagion so you can escape reality by watching the fictional version

A large ensemble cast
85% Rotten Tomatoes, 70 Metacritic

ps. If you your kids are a Land Before Time fan, the whole series is leaving HBO on 31 May

click tweet source for the full HBO list


Click for sample of new Hulu selection [Spoiler (click to open)]

Demolition Man

(If only we figured out those seashells before everyone panic buying toilet paper 😃)

Sylvester Stallone Sandra Bullock Wesley Snipes
59% Rotten Tomatoes

The Dark Knight

Christian Bale Heath Ledger
94% Rotten Tomatoes, 84 Metacritic

The Graduate

Anne Bancroft Dustin Hoffman
86% Rotten Tomatoes, 83 Metacritic

click tweet source for the full Hulu list


Click for sample of new Netflix selection [Spoiler (click to open)]

District 9 (this is the film mentioned in the Sci Fi post)

Sharlto Copley
90% Rotten Tomatoes, 81 Metacritic

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Gene Wilder
91% Rotten Tomatoes

Uncut Gems 25 May

Adam Sandler
92% Rotten Tomatoes, 90 Metacritic

click tweet source for the full Netflix list


Click for sample of new Showtime selection [Spoiler (click to open)]

Almost Famous

Patrick Fugit Kate Hudson Phillip Seymour Hoffman lots of others
89% Rotten Tomatoes, 90 Metacritic


Kirsten Dunst Michelle Williams
71% Rotten Tomatoes, 65 Metacritic

An Officer and a Gentleman

Richard Gere Debra Winger
79% Rotten Tomatoes

click tweet source for the full Showtime list

*Films selected randomly though I picked some older ones in case you never saw them.

Ontd what are you looking forward to watching this month?

Tweets Amazon Apple Criterion Disney HBO Hulu Netflix Showtime

You Tube source links with each video
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