25 best new Netflix movies coming in May 2019

Photo Credit: Wine Country/Netflix/Colleen Hayes, Acquired From Netflix Media Center
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BEVERLY HILLS, CA – APRIL 12: Wanda Sykes attends the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on April 12, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA – APRIL 12: Wanda Sykes attends the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on April 12, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images) /

19. Wanda Sykes: Not Normal

Release Year: 2019

Directed By: Linda Mendoza

Starring: Wanda Sykes

Release Date: Tuesday, May 21

Each month, Netflix tends to debut a few new comedy specials in between its movie and TV show releases. As more and more A-list comedy talents bring their acts to the streaming giant, comedy specials have become a new staple. This month isn’t unlike the past months, in that there are some stand-up specials you really don’t want to miss. Although it’s not technically a movie, Wanda Sykes’ first Netflix special, Wanda Sykes: Not Normal, is one of May’s best new releases.

Emmy Award-winning comedian Wanda Sykes comes to Netflix for her first stand-up special after 30 years in comedy and delivers one of the strongest sets to date. In Not Normal, Sykes comments on the state of the world, which should allow for enough material to fill at least six comedy specials. The one-hour special finds Sykes offering her outlook on politics, the cultural climate, and given that she was a writer on the Roseanne revival, she just might share a few stories about that situation.

Not Normal is the fifth stand-up special from Wanda Sykes after 2003’s Tongue Untied on Comedy Central, 2003’s Sick & Tired on HBO, 2010’s I’ma Be Me also on HBO, and 2016’s What Happened… Ms Sykes? on EPIX. Sykes has been nominated for multiple Primetime Emmy Awards for her specials and appearances on Black-ish throughout the years, but she is also known for her role as a writer on The Chris Rock Show in 1999. Not Normal could be the special that takes home Emmy gold, and it makes its big premiere on Netflix on May 21.