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The Best Movies New to Every Major Streaming Platform in May 2020

From Netflix to Amazon Prime, Disney+ to the Criterion Channel, here are the best movies coming to each streaming platform this month.

"Uncut Gems"

“Uncut Gems”


Netflix gets most of the attention, but it’s hardly a one-stop shop for cinephiles who are looking to stream essential classic and contemporary films. Each of the prominent streaming platforms caters to its own niche of film obsessives.

From mainstream fare on Amazon Prime and Hulu to the boundless wonders of the Criterion Channel, and esoteric (but unmissable) festival hits on IFC Films Unlimited and MUBI, IndieWire’s monthly guide highlights the best of what’s coming to every major streaming site, with an eye toward exclusive titles that may help readers decide which service is right for them.

Here’s the best of the best for May 2020.

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