Winter is on its way and this month Netflix has some hot new films and series to keep you warm as the colder weather starts to settle in. On the list is the much-anticipated mystery-thriller produced by Nthibah Pictures, i Am All Girls as well as other much-watch films and series including The Women In The Window, starring Amy Adams, and Jupiter’s Legacy with Josh Duhamel as the lead. Here are our 5 picks for the best new series and films to catch on Netflix this month.
Jupiter’s Legacy – 7 May 2021
They’re the first generation of superheroes. But as they pass the torch to their children, tensions are rising — and the old rules no longer apply. Josh Duhamel stars as Sheldon Sampson, a powerful hero also known as The Utopian, in this must-watch series. The series follows Sampson and friends as they try to prove their worth in the next generation of superheroes. Based on the American superhero comic book series written by Mark Millar & drawn by Frank Quitely, Jupiter’s Legacy will be a thrill for comic book fans.
I Am All Girls – 14 May 2021
This crime-thriller film follows a relentless detective who finds common ground with a killer systematically targeting the perpetrators running a powerful child-trafficking ring. Featuring Hlubi Mboya in the lead role as ‘Ntombizonke’, a troubled but powerful detective with a dark, ugly secret and Erica Wessels who plays her unlikely confidant and emotionally-troubled colleague, ‘Jodie Synman’ as they embark on an all-consuming journey to find justice and bring down a global human trafficking ring.
The Woman in the Window – 14 May 2021
In The Woman In The Window, Amy Adams tries to solve a brutal crime she witnesses from her window. Confined to her home by agoraphobia, a psychologist (Adams) becomes obsessed with her new neighbours — and subsequently solving a brutal crime she witnesses from her window.
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Army of the Dead – 21 May 2021
This epic film from filmmaker Zack Snyder takes place following a zombie outbreak that has left Las Vegas in ruins and walled off from the rest of the world. When Scott Ward (Dave Bautista), a former zombie war hero who’s now flipping burgers on the outskirts of the town he now calls home, is approached by casino boss Bly Tanaka (Hiroyuki Sanada), it’s with the ultimate proposition: break into the zombie-infested quarantine zone to retrieve $200 million sitting in a vault beneath the strip before the city is nuked by the government in 32 hours. With little left to lose, Ward takes on the challenge, assembling a ragtag team of experts for the heist. With a ticking clock, a notoriously impenetrable vault, and a smarter, faster horde of Alpha zombies closing in, only one thing’s for certain in the greatest heist ever attempted: survivors take all.
The Kominsky Method: Season 3 – 28 May 2021
A new chapter unfolds for Sandy as he deals with a difficult loss, a daunting financial obligation, an important reunion and a major career boost. In this third season of the must-watch series, the sun isn’t setting yet on Sandy Kominsky and Norman Newlander. Academy Award® Winners Michael Douglas (Kominsky) and Alan Arkin (Newlander) continue their journey as two friends tackling life’s inevitable curveballs as they navigate their later years in Los Angeles, a city that, above all else, values youth.
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