SPOT.ph Picks: The Best Shows and Movies to Stream This May

House of Cards, Master of None, VEEP, and more!

(SPOT.ph) These days, the FOMO is too real when you log into Facebook and all you see are wanderlust-inducing travel photos from your friends. Turn all those lazy weekends into a binge-watching marathon with some of the freshest films and TV shows to hit the Internet. Check out our addictive picks for the month of May.

 

 

House of Cards

Stream it on: Netflix

Frank and Claire Underwood are back, and it looks their united front is more dangerous than ever. Netflix just released the first full trailer of the series' fifth seasonand we're getting chills just hearing Kevin Spacey narrate Frank's plans for America. The show returns May 30.

 

 

The Edge of Seventeen

Stream it on: HOOQ

Pop singer Hailee Steinfeld returns to her acting roots with a relatable coming-of-age comedy-drama. In the film, she plays an awkward high schooler named Nadine, who feels even more isolated when her all-star older brother starts dating her best friend.

 

 

Medici: Masters of Florence

Stream it on: iflix

It's 15th Century Florence and the Medici family is one of the most powerful dynasties in all of Italy. Game of Thrones alum Richard Madden plays Cosimo de Medici, who must lead his family after his father (Dustin Hoffman) is mysteriously murdered.

 

 

The Young Pope

Stream it on: Fox+

Jude Law makes his foray into TV as Pius XIII, the first American pope in history, who also happens to be stubbornly resistant to the Vatican. Directed by Italian filmmaker Paolo Sorrentino, this provocative and intriguing drama also stars Diane Keaton as Pope Pius' personal secretary.

 

 

Master of None

Stream it on: Netflix

Aziz Ansari's breakout series returns for a second season this May 12, and picks up where the first left off: Dev (Ansari) flying to Italy to get over his breakup by learning how to make pasta. The cast will reprise their roles, but there's no confirmation yet if his love interest, Rachel (Noel Wells) will be back. Still, you can expect the same insightful and whip-smart comedy you've come to love, now with some famous cameos including John Legend, Angela Bassett, and Bobby Cannavale.

 

 

Silicon Valley

Stream it on: HBO Go

HBO's side-splitting comedy boasts a near-perfect overall score on Rotten Tomatoes, which should give you more than enough reason to start watching. Now on its fourth season, the series follows the misadventures of a group of brainy yet introverted computer programmers as they try to strike high-tech gold. 

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Fargo

Stream it on: iflix

The Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning series from Joel and Ethan Coen is now on its third installment. This time, it revolves around two brothers, Emmit and Ray Stussy (both played by Ewan McGregor), and their unending sibling rivalry that could have dangerous consequences. The cast also includes Mary Elizabeth Winstead, David Thewlis, and Carrie Coon.

 

 

Feud: Betty and Joan

Stream it on: Fox+

Ryan Murphy's new anthology series zeroes in on some of the most memorable feuds in history. The first season is about the very public rivalry between two Hollywood divas: Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange) and Bette Davis (Susan Sarandon). Feud is a juicy and interesting look at how aging women struggle to hang on to their careers in Hollywood.

 

 

VEEP

Stream it on: HBO Go

Politics might be a stressful subject these days, but at least there's always HBO's hit comedy to make fun of everything. The satire may seem all too painfully real now, but when the zingers are as sharp and witty as these, then at least you're laughing about it?

 

 

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Stream it on: Netflix

Now on its third season, Kimmy (Ellie Kemper) is off to try her hand at college, while Titus (Tituss Burgess) has gone full-on Beyonce in Lemonade. The cast is expected to reprise their rolesincluding Tina Fey and Jon Hammbut we'll also see some new faces like SNL alums Maya Rudolph and Rachel Dratch. Expect it to hit Netflix on May 19.

 

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