13 Things We’re Watching This Month While We’re Waiting Out the April Showers
Ya’ll know the saying: April showers bring May flowers.
But with all the showers that’ll be hitting us this month, we’re planning on doing anything but being outdoors. Weather like this calls for one thing and one thing only.
Netflix and chill (And maybe some Hulu and Amazon, but those don’t sound as catchy).
The great thing about new releases is that you won’t have an excuse to sit there and binge-watch for hours since you’ll have to wait each week for a new episode. Trust us, your scale will thank you.
Don’t worry movie lovers, we haven’t forgotten you either.
1. Better Call Saul (Season 3)
“Better call Saul” is the first thing any intelligent criminal says when he’s suddenly in a shitload of trouble. The Breaking Bad prequel has gained quite the following and it isn’t hard to see why. The critically acclaimed series season 3 premiere is going down April 11th on Amazon Prime.
2. The Handmaid’s Tale
Margaret Atwood’s popular dystopian novel is set to come to life on Hulu April 26th. In a near-future where a totalitarian government has taken over the U.S. and the rights of women, young women of child-bearing capabilities are forced to become conscripts for the elite.
This is the kind of thing that can result when women are told what they can and cannot do with their bodies. Throwing shade right there. No regrets.
3. American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story
You probably already know if you’re going to be into this one. The oldest living pimp and the following he’s amassed isn’t anything less than #goals. The documentary follows the life of one of the entertainment industry’s biggest names and how he built his empire. It’s coming to Amazon April 7th.
5. Going in Style
When a crew of senior citizens find out their pension is getting cancelled, they scramble to rob a bank. Because that’s what normal people decide to do when they run out of cash, right? Starring Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, and Alan Arkin, this one is sure to be a hit. The highly anticipated comedy premieres April 7th.
6. The Fate of the Furious
With the death of Paul Walker, fans wondered how the franchise would carry on without one of its most integral stars. And the producers have set out to prove that a “Furious” without him is possible. Starring Vin Diesel, this one’s going down April 14th.
7. The Circle
Emma Watson may still be riding on her Beauty and the Beast performance, but this actress isn’t leaving us without another stellar performance this spring. Based on Dave Eggers’ novel, The Circle explores themes of privacy and transparency. It hits theaters April 28th.
8. Mystery Science Theatre 3000: The Return
The cult classic TV show is back! The first episode of the original show aired in 1988…well, as they say, everything old is new again! Netflix is rebooting “MST3K,” because we like to mock awful movies. Welcome to the newest era of doing just that. Look for it on Netflix April 14th!
9. The Get Down: Part Two
The birth of hip-hop happened right here in NYC. Baz Luhrmann releases the second part to his original music series on Netflix that celebrates just that. It premiered April 7th, so you’ve still got plenty of time to catch up!
10. Dear White People (Season 1)
Want a brand new show to start from the beginning? You may recognize this title, as it was originally released as an acclaimed film. Netflix is turning that film into a series, premiering April 28th!
10. American Gods (Season 1)
Need a little time before you can settle into a show this month? This brand new series is available through Amazon via Starz on April 30th. It follows the story of an ex-convict and based on the novel that came before it.
11. Sandy Wexler
Attention all Adam Sandler fans! The actor is premiering his third Netflix original movie this month. It premieres April 14th and follows a talent manager working in LA in the 1990s.
12. The Secret Life of Pets
If you didn’t get a chance to see this movie in theaters, it’s an absolute must-see now that it’s about to hit Netflix. This adorable cartoon about what pets do when their owners are away is both a children’s and adult hit.
Start streaming April 22nd!
13. Bill Nye Saves the World (Season 1)
Because we need him now more than ever! Check out this brand new series featuring The Science Guy on Netflix starting April 21.
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