New streaming options in May on Crave, Amazon Prime, and Disney+

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      If you’ve already burned through all the seasons of The Simpsons on Disney+, there are plenty of other groundbreaking shows and movies to watch while self-isolating.

      Be sure to stock up on your favourite couch snacks (Junior Mints, anyone?) after you read through this list.

      For Crave devotees

      Bong Joon-ho’s four-time Oscar-winning film, Parasite, is coming to Crave on May 29. A poor family, the Kims, con their way to become servants to a rich family, the Parks, but everything starts to break down when their secret is threatened. A fight for dominance breaks out between the two families, threatening to destroy their fragile dynamic.

      Other notable releases coming this May:

      Betty - Season 1 - May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
      Starring Rachelle Vinberg

      RuPaul's Drag Race - Season 12 - May 1

      Westworld -  Season 3, Episode 8 (season finale) - May 3
      Starring Evan Rachel Wood, Jeffrey Wright, Ed Harris

      Insecure - Season 4 - May 3, 10, 17, 24
      Starring Issa Rae, Yvonne Orji, Jay Ellis

      Run - Season 1 - May 3, 10, 17, 24
      Starring Archie Panjabi, Domhnall Gleeson, Tamara Podemski

      Billions - Season 5 - May 3, 10, 17, 24
      Starring Paul Giamatti, Damian Lewis, Maggie Siff

      Penny Dreadful: City of Angels - May 3, 10, 17, 24
      Starring Natalie Dormer, Daniel Zovatto, Adriana Barraza

      We're Here - Season 1 - May 7, 14, 21, 28
      Starring David Huggard, D.J. 'Shangela' Pierce, Caldwell Tidicue

      Downton Abbey (movie) - May 8
      Starring Michelle Dockery, Maggie Smith, Matthew Goode 

      Come to Daddy - May 15
      Starring Elijah Wood, Stephen McHattie, Garfield Wilson

      Fubar 1 and 2 (2002) - May 15
      Starring Paul Spence, David Lawrence, Gordon Skilling

      Joker - May 22
      Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz

      Moonrise Kingdom (2012) - May 22
      Starring Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis

      For young-at-heart Disney+ fanatics

      Wes Anderson's animated Fantastic Mr. Fox comes to the small screen on May 22. The delightful film was adapted from a novel by Roald Dahl and is a star-studded affair. George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray, and Willem Dafoe all lend their voice-acting talents. Mr. Fox can't resist his farm-raiding ways, but when the farm is threatened by development, he must band with his community to thwart the evil corporation's attempts to destroy the farm he loves.

      Other notable releases coming this May:

      George of the Jungle (1997) - May 1
      Starring Brendan Fraser

      Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey  (1993) - May 1
      Starring Michael J. Fox and Sally Field

      Awesome Animals -
      May  1

      Be Our Chef -
      episodes released throughout May

      Prop Culture -
      May 1
      Starring Dan Lanigan, Andrew Adamson, Erin Andrews

      Maleficent: Mistress of Evil  (2019) - May 15
      Starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning

      The Big Fib - May 22

      Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian - episodes released throughout May

      Don’t have Disney+? Start your .

      For Amazon Prime Video enthusiasts

      The Amazon original series Upload is coming to the streaming service on May 1. The series is created by Greg Daniels (The Office, Parks and Rec) and stars Andy Allo, Robbie Amell, Kevin Bigley. This quirky sci-fi comedy series is set in a technologically advanced future. When humans find themselves near-death, they can choose to upload themselves into a virtual life. 

      Other notable releases coming this May:

      A House Divided: Season 1 - May 1
      Starring Dominique DuVernay, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Brad James

      Bonanza (1959): Season 1 - May 1
      Starring Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker

      Boss: Season 1 - May 1
      Starring Kelsey Grammer, Connie Nielsen, Hannah Ware

      The Hustle - May 7
      Starring Anne Hathaway, Rebel Wilson, Alex Sharp

      The Goldfinch *Amazon Original movie - May 8
      Starring Oakes Fegley, Ansel Elgort, Nicole Kidman

      Alias: Seasons 1-5 - May 11
      Starring Jennifer Garner, Ron Rifkin, Carl Lumbly

      The Vast of Night  - May 29
      Starring Sierra McCormick, Jake Horowitz, Gail Cronauer

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      Also see: New streaming options in May on Netflix, Apple TV+, and Hayu