Happy Friday and welcome to another daily roundup of what’s new on Netflix, where it ends up being a mixed bag for new movies and shows to watch into the weekend. 11 new titles just hit Netflix, so here’s what we recommend, the full list of new releases, and a look at what’s trending in the Netflix top 10s.
Only one title is planned to be released this weekend in the form of the new stand-up special Christina P: Mom Genes expect to arrive on Sunday. Sunday we have a full preview of the week to come, but until then check in with our full preview of May 2022.
Best new movies and shows on Netflix for May 6
Together for the ride (2022)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Director: Sofia Allvarez
Form: Emma Pasarow, Andie MacDowell, Dermot Mulroney
Author: Sofia Alvarez, Sarah Dessen
Duration: 106 minutes
Netflix’s big new movie for this week is Along for the Ride, the teen romantic adaptation of the Sarah Dessen novel of the same name. It’s coming to Netflix courtesy of Sofia Alvarez, who is best known for her work on the To All The Boys trilogy.
Starring Emma Pasarow as Auden and Belmont Cameli as Eli, two insomniacs who want to spend one last summer with Riley’s life before heading off to college.
The film currently has a 63% share of RottenTomatoes, with IndieWire saying it falls short of the heights of Alvarez’s previous Netflix entries but saying that “its heartfelt, mellow charm has far more appeal than the icky Kissing Booth series.” .”
The sound of magic (Season 1)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music
Form: Ji Chang-Wook, Lisa Yamada, Hwang In-Yeop
Duration: 69 minutes
One of the most unique new K-dramas you’ll see on Netflix in 2022 is The sound of magicthe new show from the creator of Love in the moonlight and the musical director of Itaewon class†
While we don’t expect it to reach the heights of Squid Game, we suspect it will find a loving audience quite soon.
Early reviews are off to a good start with it currently having an 8.0 on IMDb.
Like a Rolling Stone: The Life & Times of Ben Fong-Torres (202)
Director: Suzanne Kai
Form: Steve Martin, Cameron Crowe, Elton John
Author: Suzanne Kai
Duration: 102 minutes
awards: 1 win & 3 nominations
Our latest highlight today is the new Netflix licensed documentary detailing the career of the music editor and journalist at Rolling Stone magazine.
Among the rock stars you’ll see throughout the documentary are Elton John, Marvin Gaye, Quincy Jones, Steve Martin, Carlos Santana, Paul McCartney, Tina Turner, Stevie Wonder, Jim Morrison, Linda Ronstadt, Cameron Crowe, and Annie Leibovitz.
Full list of new releases on Netflix for May 6, 2022
9 new movies added today
- A Drop of Blood (2015) – TV-PG – Albanian – A young girl feels neglected after her father takes on a new wife and soon realizes that her new stepmother is much more dangerous than she thought.
- Together for the Ride (2022) Netflix Original – TV-14 – English – The summer before college, the studious Auden meets the mysterious Eli, and — on nighttime quests — helps her experience the carefree teenage life she missed.
- Brother in Love 2 (2021) – TV-MA – Turkish – On the eve of his wedding, a young man has to deal with problems caused by an unexpected guest – his bride’s former brother-in-law.
- Emergency travel (2019) – TV-G – Arabic – Fares has thought his father was dead all his life, but when his aunt reveals the truth, he heads to the UAE in search of answers.
- Like a Rolling Stone: The Life & Times of Ben Fong-Torres (2021) – TV-MA – TV-MA – The life of rock journalist Ben Fong-Torres takes center stage in this documentary about how the legendary Rolling Stone writer and editor defined an era.
- Marmaduke (2022) Netflix Original – TV-Y7 – Dutch – Messy and mischievous Marmaduke has a big heart but can’t stay out of trouble! Does he have what it takes to shine in the posh dog show world?
- Red card (2017) – TV-G – Arabic – Two brothers who are avid football fans clash when their support for rival teams throws their families into comic turmoil.
- Thar (2022) – TV-MA – Hindi – A veteran cop sees an opportunity to prove himself when murder and a stranger’s gruesome torture plan shake the walls of a sleepy desert town.
- The Takedown (2022) Netflix Original – TV-MA – English – Forced to reunite after ten years, two mismatched cops investigate a murder in a divided French town, where a wider conspiracy looms.
2 new TV series added today
- The Sound of Magic (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-14 – Korean – A magician living in an abandoned theme park makes trouble disappear and hope returns for a disenchanted teen who endures harsh reality.
- Welcome to Eden (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-MA – Spanish – A group of young adults attend a party on a remote island, but the seductive paradise that awaits them contains dangerous secrets and traps.
Top 10 Movies and Shows on Netflix for May 6, 2022
|2||Grace and Frankie||Rambo: Last Blood|
|3||Meltdown: Three Mile Island||War of the Worlds|
|4||The circle||Kung Fu Panda 3|
|5||Bullsh*t The Gameshow||Honeymoon with my mom|
|6||The marked heart||Rambo|
|7||Bridgerton||The mystery of Marilyn Monroe: the unheard of tapes|
|8||Married at first sight||365 days: this day|
|9||Sell sunset||US marshals|
What are you watching on Netflix this weekend? Let us know in the comments below.