Picture from New Streaming Releases May 15th 2020

New Streaming Releases May 15th 2020

Here’s our list of movies coming out on the major streaming platforms this week.

Coming to Disney+ this week:

May 15

Maleficent: Mistress of EvilAurora is Queen of the Moors and is betrothed to Prince Philip. But Philip’s mothers hates magical folk and cannot tolerate any connection with Maleficent, the dark fairy who watches over Aurora. PG, Grade: B+

Coming to Netflix this week:

May 15:

District 9When aliens landed on earth seeking refuge from their dying planet, they were segregated from humans in an area in South Africa known as District 9. When a human contracts a mysterious virus, he hides with the aliens. Restricted, Content details only

May 16

Public Enemies John Dillinger was known as Public Enemy #1. Robbing banks and evading law enforcement, he’s so notorious that FBI head J Edgar Hoover sends his top agent to hunt Dillinger down. Restricted, Content details only

United 93The events of 9/11 are impossible to forget. United 93 tells the story of the ill-fated plane that crashed into a Pennsylvania field when the passengers fought back against the hijackers. Restricted, Grade: C

May 17

Soul SurferAvid surfer Bethany Hamilton is loving life on Kauai’s North Shore. When a shark attack costs her an arm, she has to rebuild her life. PG, Grade: A

May 19

TrumboThis is based on the true story of Dalton Trumbo, a successful screenwriter who gets caught up in the McCarthy anti-community scare of the 1950s and is blacklisted after he’s called to testify before the House Committee on Un-American Activities. Restricted, Content details only

Coming to Amazon Prime this week:

May 15

The Vast of NightTwo teenagers start investigating when a strange frequency shows up on their radio. This is an original Amazon production, so we haven’t reviewed it yet. Our review will be up as soon as possible. PG-13

May 19

Like CrazyA young couple’s budding romance is challenged when immigration problems force Anna to return to England and ban her from returning to the USA. PG-13, Grade: C-

Coming to HBO this week:

May 16

JokerWhen his career as a stand up comedian fails, Arthur Fleck chooses a new occupation: deranged criminal. Restricted, Grade: C-

Coming to Digital on Demand this week:

May 15

Scoob!Shaggy and his dog, Scooby-Doo, are inseparable buddies. When they befriend Daphne, Fred, and Velma, they become a crime-solving team. Then a villain seizes Shaggy and Scooby-Doo and the duo are going to have to save each other and the world. This is a new release and we will post a review on opening night. PG

May 19

Brahms: The Boy IIWhen a young family moves into the country, they find a strange looking doll names Brahms. You know how this is going to end…PG-13, Grade: C-

Emma.In this tongue-in-cheek adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel, Emma Woodhouse decides to play matchmaker for her friends. But she’s completely unaware of her own emotions and the real romances budding right in front of her. PG, Grade: A-

Sonic the HedgehogThis hyperactive little blue alien has sought refuge on earth from anyone who has tried to catch him. Now, Sonic’s intense emotions have triggered a power outage, and government agents are in hot pursuit. PG, Grade: C-

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