With the start of a new month, both Hulu and Prime Video have gained an impressive wave of new movie and TV programming to keep audiences cool as the summer holidays loom. From action-packed B-movies to comedy classics, there are true cinematic gems available to stream. And with so much variety, there’s definitely something for everyone, with this as our esteemed recommendations for the start of May.
Here are all the biggest and best movies to enjoy on Prime Video and Hulu this weekend, as May 2022 kicks off in style, with both digital platforms hitting the month packed with classic flicks.
Resident Evil rears its terrifying head once again
As Netflix prepares to launch a live-action resident Evil TV show, the first five installments of the popular movie series are now on Hulu. While it deviates considerably from the game’s source material, the resident Evil the movies feature a lot of action against zombies with ever-increasing stakes. Perhaps more than anything, the movies provide the perfect showcase for star Milla Jovovich to show off her action hero chops on a big stage.
Jovovich plays Alice, a mysterious woman who suffers from amnesia and discovers she has connections to the nefarious Umbrella Corporation. As an Umbrella genetic experiment is unleashed on the world, the dead rise as hungry zombies and hordes of the undead begin to rampage across the world. For those looking for a set of entertaining B movies to binge on this weekend, resident Evil it certainly delivers on that score.
Despicable Me prepares the public for the return of the Minions
One of the biggest movies of the summer is Minions: The Rise of GruExploring the early days of My favorite villain The criminal mastermind. The first two My favorite villain The movies are now available to stream on Hulu for those looking for an animated double feature to enjoy this weekend and catch up in time for minions 2 this July.
Starring Steve Carell as the villainous Gru, the original My favorite villain has the infamous genie’s plot to steal the moon as his latest heist. However, that gets complicated when Gru adopts three daughters who gradually warm her cold and calculating heart. My favourite villain 2 expands on Gru’s redemption as the reformed villain cautiously returns to the dating scene while working for the good guys.
Bill and Ted get a more excellent triple feature
The films that catapulted Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter into the public eye as the comedic voice of a generation were the first two bill and ted Film (s. Both from 1989 Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure and 1991 Bill and Ted’s bogus trip are available to stream on Prime Video, joining 2020 Bill and Ted face the music. And Reeves and Winter remain an effective comedic duo as they defy space and time to save the day.
excellent adventure has Bill and Ted’s high school history class grade pending from a single major presentation, leading the friends to travel back in time for a crash course lesson. fake trip it is the darkest film of the trilogy, with the children being killed by robotic doppelgangers and traveling through hell to come back to life. Y Face the consequences sees the two lifelong friends dealing with middle age and family life, determined to find out why they haven’t yet fulfilled their heroic destiny in a belated return to form.
Office space is still just as relevant years later
The tedious ennui of working in an office is as present now as it was in 1999 when the cult comedy office space first released. Starring Ron Livingston as unassuming white-collar worker Peter Gibbons, hypnosis gone wrong has Peter approaching his career with reckless abandon. That leads him and his co-workers to conspire to swindle their domineering employers while laying off a significant portion of the staff.
Written and directed by Mike Judge, office space it draws from enough reality that its characters and their nightmarish workplace are instantly relatable. Livingston gives a stellar performance as Peter, matched by Gary Cole’s memorable performance as his cocky boss Bill Lumbergh. Overlooked in its initial theatrical release, office space is an enduring comedy classic that only gets better with time.
Dodgeball shows Ben Stiller at his most comically unhinged
Ben Stiller is receiving numerous accolades for directing and producing the Apple TV+ original series Breaking off, but one of the filmmaker’s most memorable performances is available to stream. 2004 Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story has made its way to both Hulu and Prime Video, with Stiller and Vince Vaughn leading an impressive cast. And Stiller gets a chance to unleash his inner maniac as dodgeballWhite Goodman’s antagonist.
Vaughn plays Peter LaFleur, an ordinary man who enters a high-stakes dodgeball tournament to pay off the mortgage on his gym. Neighboring gym owner White decides to beat Peter in the dodgeball ring, and the two teams face off in Las Vegas. While the entire dodgeball The cast does a fantastic job, the level at which Stiller commits to the role of White is second to none and is shaping up to be one of his best roles.
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