Movie Review: The Lovebirds (2020) Deftly Combines Laughter and Adventure into this Smart Rom-Com .. #TheLovebirds #Netflix @IssaRae @Kumailn

The Lovebirds starring Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae

Confession: I first watched The Lovebirds, starring Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae, the day it came out on Netflix (May 22), but I needed to watch it again before writing this review because I was afraid I missed something laughing so much.

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Everything Coming to Hulu in June 2020 (w/Trailers) .. #Hulu #Streaming #LoveVictor #PadmaLakshmi #CrossingSwords

Everything Coming to Hulu in June 2020

 

June 2020 is a busy month for additions to Hulu, with a lot of new titles getting added to the streaming service.

Highlights include the new half-hour series Love, Victor (inspired by the 2018 movie “Love,Simon” and its books), Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi where the cookbook author and “Top Chef” host explores America’s rich and diverse food culture; and the adult animated series Crossing Swords (from the folks at “Robot Chicken”).

Movie highlights include the newest “Into the Dark” installment called Good Boy; as well as A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (with Tom Hanks as Mister Rogers); 2019’s Charlie’s Angel’s and Child’s Play reboots; plus the 2019 horror film Crawl.

Here is everything coming to Hulu in June 2020, as well as everything leaving the streamer:

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Everything Coming to HBO Max in June 2020 + Deal Alert .. #HBOMax #Streaming #PerryMason #AdventureTime #Deals

Everything Coming to HBO Max in June 2020

 

HBO Max launches May 27th, but it already has a huge list of titles coming to the streaming service in June 2020.

New original shows this June include kids’ adventure competition series Karma, the Adventure Time: Distant Lands BMO special, the third season of the critically-acclaimed comedy Search Party, and the second seasons of Doom Patrol, Esme & Roy, and Summer Camp Island.

New HBO original series will be also be available on HBO Max. These include Perry Mason (starring Emmy® winner Matthew Rhys, and exec-produced by Robert Downey,Jr), I May Destroy You (from executive producer and star Michaela Coel), the docu-series I’ll Be Gone in the Dark and Welcome to Chechnya, and comedy special Yvonne Orji: Momma, I Made It!.

Speaking of series, seasons 1 through 23 of South Park are coming to HBO Max this month.

Blockbusters such as Ad Astra (starring Brad Pitt), Ford V. Ferrari (Academy Award® Nominee for Best Picture), The Good Liar (starring Ian McKellen and Helen Mirren), and the horror film Doctor Sleep (the sequel to The Shining) will join the HBO service starting this June as well.

DEAL ALERT: If you haven’t already signed up for HBO Max, it’s normally $14.99 a month, but if you sign up before May 27, 2020, you can lock in a discount rate of $11.99 per month for up to 12 months.

Here is the complete list of everything coming to HBO Max in June 2020:

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All the #Netflix Additions and Departures for June 2020 (w/Trailers) .. #Streaming #Da5Bloods #13ReasonsWhy #QueerEye

All the Netflix Additions and Departures for June 2020

Here is the list of titles coming to Netflix in June 2020, as well as the ones that are leaving.

Highlights include the Netflix Original Films “Da 5 Bloods” from Spike Lee, “The Last Days of American Crime,” and “Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga” (starring Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams).

Netflix series highlights include “Queer Eye” (season 5), “The Order” (season 2), “13 Reasons Why” (season 4), and “The Politician” (season 2).

Comedy and variety highlights include “Jo Koy: In His Elements,” “Eric Andre: Legalize Everything,” and the Netflix debut of George Lopez.

This month has a little something for everyone, so here is the complete list of Netflix titles arriving and departing in June 2020:

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Zengrrl’s Movie Reviews: The Zombie Club (2019) .. #MovieReviews #TheZombieClub #DeanCain

The Zombie Club

Because I watch so many zombie movies, Amazon recommended The Zombie Club for me to watch, so I gave it a shot.

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Everything Coming to Disney+ in June 2020 .. #DisneyPlus #Streaming #ArtemisFowl #Frozen2 #TheMandalorian

Everything Coming to Disney+ in June 2020

 

Disney+ is home for movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more, and the service will debut several new offerings for viewers to enjoy in June 2020.

Highlights include the world-wide movie premiere of Artemis Fowl, series premiere of “Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2,” the finales of “Be Our Chef” (season 1), and “Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian,” plus so much more

Get your calendar ready…here is everything new coming to Disney+ in June 2020:

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Zengrrl’s Book Review: The Night Janitor by T. F. Allen .. #TheNightJanitor #NetGalley #BookReview

The Night Janitor by T. F. Allen

In The Night Janitor by T. F. Allen, Luke has a gift of healing, one which he uses as he moves from place to place, working in hospitals and nursing homes as a janitor.

He’s on the run from his sister Annamaria, who also has a gift, but her touch is deadly. She is hunting Luke, along with their father, for abandoning her when her power grew.

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Zengrrl’s Movie Reviews: Cats (2018) .. #MovieReviews #Cats #CatsandPeachtopia

Cats and Peachtopia

 

Because I watch a lot of animation, Cats popped up in my Netflix recommendations. No, not that live action debacle of the hit musical. This was an animated feature from China starring cats.

It looked a bit like “Secret Life of Pets,” which I love, so I gave it a watch.

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Zengrrl’s Book Review: Small Spaces by Katherine Arden .. #SmallSpaces #NetGalley #BookReview

Small Spaces by Katherine Arden

In Small Spaces by Katherine Arden, young Ollie is having a tough time following the death of her mother, and finds solace in books.

Yet, the eleven-year-old still finds herself surprised when happening upon a crazed woman at the river threatening to throw a book into the water, she just acts, stealing the book and running away.

She finds within the book a chilling story that she slowly discovers may not be a work of fiction.

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Celebrate Star Wars Day 2020 on May the 4th With Movie Marathons, TV Shows, Merchandise, and More .. #StarWars #StarWarsDay #Maythe4th

Star Wars Day

I have been a Star Wars fan since seeing “A New Hope” opening weekend in Chicago in 1977. So I am one of those excited for Star Wars Day, which takes place every year on May the Fourth (May the Force) and occasionally bleeds over to Revenge of the Fifth (Sith).

This year, from movie marathons to new TV shows to merchandise, and more, there are so many ways to celebrate Star Wars Day 2020.

Here are my picks for enjoying Star Wars Day this year…

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The Latest Movie Reschedule News: May 1, 2020 .. #MissionImpossible #Spiderman #HotelTransylvania #Marvel #JohnWick

The Latest Movie Reschedule News May 1, 2020

Due to the impact of the Coronavirus – from shutting down productions to the closure of theaters – many movies have had their release dates shifted.

Keeping up with all the changes can be a bit challenging, so I scoured all the recent press releases to find out the latest dates for upcoming movies.

Here are all this week’s rescheduled movie dates I could find:

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Everything Coming to Disney+ in May 2020 .. #StarWars #TheRiseOfSkywalker #TheMandalorian #Maleficent #ThePrincessBride #Streaming

Everything Coming to Disney+ in May 2020

Disney+ is home for movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more, and the service will debut several new offerings for viewers to enjoy in May 2020.

Highlights include series premieres of “Prop Culture” and “Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian,” along with the Disney+ streaming premieres of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, and The Princess Bride.

Get your calendar ready…here is everything new coming to Disney+ in May 2020:

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All the #Netflix Additions and Departures for May 2020 .. #Streaming @netflix #SpaceForce #RyanMurphy #Hollywood #TheLovebirds

Space Force on Netflix

Here is the list of titles coming to Netflix in May 2020, as well as the ones that are leaving.

Highlights include Ryan Murphy’s “Hollywood,” Oscar-nominated “Uncut Gems,” and the debut of “The Lovebirds” (starring Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani), along with Netflix originals “Mrs Serial Killer,” and “The Wrong Missy.”

Netflix series highlights include “Space Force” (season 1), “Dead to Me” (season 2), “Reckoning” (season 1), “Medici: The Magnificent” (pt. 2), and “She-Ra and the Princesses of Power” (season 5).

Comedy and variety highlights include “Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours To Kill,” “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Vs. the Reverend,” “Hannah Gadsby: Douglas,” “Ben Platt Live From Radio City Music Hall,” and “Patton Oswalt: I Love Everything.”

This month has a little something for everyone, so here is the complete list of Netflix titles arriving and departing in May 2020:

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Zengrrl Reviews – Star Trek: Picard Offers Up Binge-Worthy Season One .. #Picard #StarTrek #TVShows

Star Trek: Picard

I grew up watching “Star Trek: The Next Generation” (ST:TNG), so I was ecstatic to hear CBS All Access was adding a new show, “Star Trek: Picard,” to their line-up, with the incomparable Patrick Stewart returning in the title role.

Then I saw the first trailer and I was so happy, though noticing a bit of a tonal shift from “ST:TNG.”

This weekend, I finally had the chance to binge the first season of “Star Trek: Picard,” and here are my thoughts.

First, a little background…

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Global Leaders, Activists, Actors And Musicians Join All-Day Digital Earth Day 2020 Celebration April 22 .. #EarthDay2020 @EarthDayNetwork

Earth Day 2020

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, 2020, Earth Day Network has put together an amazing online event in celebration.

Earth Day 2020” is a multi-faceted program intended to activate individuals to support their planet in a safe and responsible way during the coronavirus pandemic.

Titled “24 Hours of Action,” Earth Day Network will reveal an action each hour that individuals can do to support our planet.

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