There’s a great selection of entertainment set to hit the library shelves this May. From Australian classics to award-winning period comedies, this month is set to have it all. Let’s check out just a few of them…
PG | Comedy | May 1
When Pete and Ellie choose to start a family, they stumble headfirst into the world of foster care adoption. After they learn their perfect foster child comes with two other siblings, Pete and Ellie find themselves speeding from zero to three children overnight and must hilariously learn the ropes of instant parenthood if they hope to become a real family.
Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne
Mary Queen of Scots
MA15+ | Biography | May 1
Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary Stuart defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. However, Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth I. Each young Queen beholds her sister in fear and fascination. Rivals in power and in love, and female regents in a masculine world, the two must decide how to play the game of marriage versus independence.
Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Jack Lowden
M | Thriller | May 1
Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities. Written, produced, and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. Glass is a crossover and sequel to Shyamalan’s previous films Unbreakable (2000) and Split (2016), serving as the final installment in the Unbreakable trilogy.
Cast: James McAvoy, Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson
PG | Adventure | May 1
Based on the Australian novella by Colin Thiele. Storm Boy lives a lonely life with his reclusive father on a desolate coastline, but when he forms a close bond with a pelican, Mr. Percival, his life takes a new and unexpected turn.
Cast: Jai Courtney, Geoffrey Rush, Chantal Contouri
MA15+ | Biography | May 1
In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.
Cast: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz
The Hate U Give
M | Drama | May 1
Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressure from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what’s right.
Cast: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby
Ben is Back
M | Drama | May 15
19-year-old Ben Burns unexpectedly returns home to his family’s suburban home on Christmas Eve morning. Ben’s mother, Holly, is relieved and welcoming but wary of her son staying clean. Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed and a mother’s undying love for her son is tested as she does everything in her power to keep him safe.
Cast: Julia Roberts, Lucas Hedges, Courtney B. Vance
What Men Want
M | Comedy | May 29
A woman is boxed out by the male sports agents in her profession, but gains an unexpected edge over them when she develops the ability to hear men’s thoughts.
Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Kristen Ledlow, Josh Brener
Better Call Saul: Season 4
MA15+ | Drama | May 8
His brother’s death catalyses Jimmy McGill’s transformation into “Saul Goodman”. Now Jimmy steps into the criminal world, putting his future as a lawyer – and his relationship with Kim Wexler – in deep jeopardy. Meanwhile, Mike Ehrmantraut’s work for Gustavo Fring throws the cartel into chaos with tragic results.
Vikings: Season 5 – Part 2
MA15+ | Drama | May 22
The second half of season 5 of VIKINGS continues with the arrival of a legendary Viking, the famous Duke Rollo, who causes further upheaval in a Kattegat still reeling from Ivar the Boneless becoming its King. As Bjorn and Lagertha flee Ivar’s murderous forces with Bishop Heahmund, Ivar’s tyrannical reign over Scandinavia ushers in a new Dark Age, the likes of which have never been seen.
13 Reasons Why: Season 2
MA15+ | Drama | May 29
Liberty High prepares to go on trial, but someone will stop at nothing to keep the truth surrounding Hannah’s death concealed. A series of ominous Polaroids lead Clay and his classmates to the discovery that Hannah wasn’t the only one to suffer at the hands of Liberty’s elite. When the whole truth is exposed, no one is spared the consequences.
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