Best Movies & TV Series of May 2024: The Atypical Family, Frankly Speaking, Bridgerton Season 3

Genre of the month: comedy and mystery
By: Iffah Salleh
May 20, 2024

May 2024 is a month of laughter and suspense, with the entertainment industry serving up a delectable mix of humour and thrillers to tickle our funny bones and keep us on the edge of our seats. 

This month’s roster ranges from rib-tickling jokes to heart-pounding mysteries, demonstrating the industry’s wide tastes and limitless innovation. So grab your popcorn, find your favourite place on the sofa, and prepare for an entertaining rollercoaster journey that will have you laughing and excitedly expecting what comes next on the screen!

Best Movies & TV Series May 2024

1. If

“If” starring Ryan Reynolds cleverly weaves a narrative around the concept of imaginary friends, yet beneath its whimsical surface lies a poignant exploration of loss and coping mechanisms. 

The film delves into the theme of dealing with dead or dying parents, using the ‘Ifs’ as both a coping mechanism and a symbol of retaining childlike wonder amidst adversity. For 12-year-old Bea (played by Cailey Fleming), these imaginary companions offer a comforting escape, highlighting the film’s deeper emotional resonance and the power of imagination in difficult times.

Now showing at your nearest cinema.

2. Bridgerton Season 3, Part 1

Prepare for the drama in Bridgerton season three, Part One! This time, the season is divided into two parts, with the first premiering on May 16. Prepare yourself for a dramatic cliffhanger at the end of part one!

Fortunately, fans won’t have to wait long for the climax. Part two will premiere on Netflix on June 13, 2024, with four episodes each part, promising more twists and turns in the popular Bridgerton drama.

3. A Man in Full

Witness the emotional world of ‘A Man in Full’ on Netflix, where Jeff Daniels and Diane Lane lead an all-star cast in a compelling thriller based on Tom Wolfe’s novel.

With commercial empires on the line and political intrigue at every step, the series spans six compelling episodes, delving deep into the conflict of power, ambition, and the persistent chase of success in the heart of Atlanta.

Charlie Croker, a real estate billionaire, strives to preserve his legacy amidst financial upheaval and vicious adversaries.

Viewers, start watching ‘A Man in Full’ on Netflix today! A must-see for everyone who enjoys high-stakes drama.

4. Unfrosted

‘Unfrosted’ is a witty and hilarious 2024 American comedy film directed by Jerry Seinfeld. The plot revolves around the chaotic production of Pop-Tarts toaster pastries, and it follows Bob Cabana, a Kellogg’s executive, on a wild adventure through the breakfast food mayhem of the 1960s. 

The film, which stars Seinfeld, Melissa McCarthy, Jim Gaffigan, Max Greenfield, Hugh Grant, and Amy Schumer, goes into a world of rivalries, illicit activity, and marketing disasters. It seamlessly combines historical absurdity with incisive satire, providing viewers with a delectably hilarious look into the fascinating history of everyone’s favourite morning pleasure.

Stream it now on Netflix.

5. The Atypical Family

Explore the world of ‘The Atypical Family]’, a popular ongoing Korean drama about an atypical Bok family with special abilities. The plot revolves around characters such as Bok Gwi Ju, Bok Dong Hee, and Bok Man Hm, who suffer modern issues such as grief, weight gain, and difficulty sleeping, leading their powers to wane.

Things get intriguing when Do Da Hae, played by Chun Woo Hee, becomes involved because her family wants her to marry into the rich Bok clan. This causes significant changes, particularly when she meets In Ha, Bok Gwi Ju’s daughter, which complicates family dynamics.

Discover the secrets behind and a good laugh about this atypical family’s superpowers now on Netflix.

6. Frankly Speaking

Join the whirlwind of ‘Frankly Speaking’, where chaos meets charm in this latest comedy-drama sensation on Netflix. Go Kyung-pyo and Kang Han-na lead the charge in this comedic melodrama, following the escapades of Song Ki-baek, an announcer with a ‘say-it-as-it-is’ disorder, and On Woo-ju, the adventurous writer on a quest for entertainment gold. 

Buckle up for a wild ride of unfiltered hilarity, unexpected romance, and the delightful chaos that makes ‘Frankly Speaking’ a must-watch rollercoaster of emotions!

Frankly speaking, you need to stream it now on Netflix.

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