New Video on Demand, Rental Streaming, and Digital
Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, and Ryan Reynolds are ready to go digital with you. Don't reject them! In this sci-fi thriller, a team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form that threatens the crew and all life on Earth. The truth is out there, starting this Friday, June 2 on digital, and then on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD June 20. Bonus features include deleted scenes, three behind-the-scenes featurettes, and the never before seen "Astronaut Diaries."
Here's an exclusive look at one of the deleted scenes, showing Ariyon Bakare as Hugh Derry, working out in the International Space Station gym:"A Cure for Wellness"
Dane DeHaan, Jason Isaacs, and Mia Goth star in this psychological thriller following an ambitious young executive sent to retrieve his company's CEO from a remote and mysterious "wellness center." Things go downhill for him from there, as he's diagnosed with the same curious illness that keeps all the guests there longing for the cure. The movie arrives on digital May 30, then Blu-ray/DVD on June 6. Bonus features include a deleted sequence, and several featurettes.
"A Stork's Journey"
This animated family film about an orphaned sparrow raised by storks will be available on Google Play from June 1 to June 28. The movie -- featuring the voice of Drake Bell, Justine "iJustine" Ezarik, and Jane Lynch -- debuts in theaters on June 30 and will be available on DVD, Digital HD, and On Demand on July 4.
This coming-of-age LGBT film, in theaters and on Demand June 2, follows a bullied outsider and a star athlete forced to room together at their boarding school. The boys take an instant dislike to each other, and seem destined to remain enemies, until their English teacher teaches them the value of finding their own voices.
New on DVD and Blu-ray
Based on the worldwide bestselling novel, this faith-based drama takes viewers through a father's (Sam Worthington) transformative spiritual journey. After a family tragedy, Mack, is unable to move on until he gets a mysterious invitation to an abandoned shack. There, God reveals Himself in the form of three strangers led by Papa (Octavia Spencer). The movie arrives on Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand May 30. Special features include audio commentary, a deleted scene, and four behind-the-scenes making-of featurettes.
Watch this exclusive clip from the behind-the-scenes features, with the cast and crew discussing Sam Worthington as lead character Mack:"Before I Fall"
A young adult "Groundhog Day," this drama -- on Blu-ray/ DVD May 30 -- follows a teen (Zoey Deutch) who seems to have it all, before she dies in a car crash ... then magically wakes up to find herself reliving the same day over and over. As she tries to solve the mystery of her derailed life, she must also unravel the secrets of the people closest to her and discover how the power of a single day can make a difference.
Nicholas Hoult, Felicity Jones, Anthony Hopkins, and Ben Kingsley star in this action thriller about a guy who agrees to hijack a shipment of cocaine for his old boss in return for money to pay for his girlfriend's transplant. Of course things go haywire, and you can see exactly how when the movie arrives on DVD and Blu-ray on May 30.
Charlie Day and Ice Cube star in this R-rated comedy about a teacher who unwittingly causes another teacher's dismissal, leading to an after-school fight challenge on the last day of the school year. Tracy Morgan, Jillian Bell, Dean Norris, Christina Hendricks, Dennis Haysbert, JoAnna Garcia Swisher, and Kumail Nanjiani co-star in the movie, which is out on DVD/Blu-ray on May 30.
This week marks the start of a new month, and you know what that means: A ton of new stuff will be added to Netflix at the start of June, and many other things will be leaving. But May is going out in style, with several good titles ready for streaming at the end of the month -- just in time for post-Memorial Day binge-ing!
"House of Cards" Season 5"The American people don't know what's best for them.... I do." YASSS, POTUS. Frank and Claire Underwood -- and their epic disdain for every single one of us -- are back in the fifth season of Netflix's political drama. Maybe it won't be able to hold a candle to the real-life White House drama, but we can only hope it'll be more entertaining. Watch the drama play out starting May 30.
"F Is for Family" Season 2 (Netflix Original)This says it all: "They're F'ing back. "F Is For Family" returns May 30 on Netflix."
"Marvel's Doctor Strange"
Benedict Cumberbatch's Dr. Stephen Strange is ready for Netflix streaming starting May 30. "Doctor Strange" was the second film to be released in Phase Three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, following "Captain America: Civil War" and preceding "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2," July's "Spider-Man: Homecoming," November's "Thor: Ragnarok," Feb. 2018's "Black Panther," May 2018's "Avenges: Infinity War," July 2018's "Ant-Man and the Wasp," March 2019's "Captain Marvel," and 2019's "Avengers 4."
TV Worth Watching
"Prison Break" Season 5 (Tuesday on Fox at 9 p.m.)
"Not everybody makes it out alive" in the season finale of "Prison Break." Just saying. It's right in the press release. It's been so good to have Michael and Lincoln back, but they have to leave again after the Tuesday, May 30 finale, "Behind The Eyes." Here's the synopsis: "Dangerous threats keep Michael and Lincoln fighting to protect Sara and Mike. Meanwhile, Poseidon continues to try and outsmart Michael and the rest of the gang, which leads them to the ultimate showdown, and not everyone makes it out alive." Practice being shook now!
"Still Star-Crossed" Season 1 (Monday on ABC at 10 p.m.)
ABC's new period drama imagines what happened after Romeo and Juliet's love story ended. The May 29 premiere, titled "In Fair Verona, Where We Lay Our Scene," has this synopsis: "In the wake of Romeo and Juliet's tragic deaths, the Montague and Capulet rivalry escalates. A new royal takes the throne in Verona and struggles to determine what is best for his city, which is at the epicenter of mayhem."
"World of Dance" Season 1 (Tuesday on NBC at 10 p.m.)
Jennifer Lopez, DWTS pro Derek Hough, Ne-Yo, and Jenna Dewan Tatum judge this new reality show, with the best dancers from around the world competing for a $1 million prize. The 10-episode series divides competitors into three divisions: Junior (any size act, 17 years old and under), Upper (groups of 1-4, 18 and older), and Team (groups of 5+, 18 and older). The dancing begins May 30.
"Fear the Walking Dead" Season 3 (Sunday on AMC at 9 p.m.)
Are you still watching this show? You know, this might be the year it gets better than the other "Walking Dead." Why not check out the Season 3 premiere and see. "Eye of the Beholder" has this synopsis from AMC: "The Clark family find themselves in a dire predicament. They must work together to discover a path to safety."
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