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Hulu releases new shows and movies for you to watch every month, and you can also use it to discover older movies you may have missed. With so many options, how can you know what to watch? To help you decide, here are the five best Hulu arrivals of September 2020.
Woke: Season 1
New Girl’s Lamorne Morris returns to television in the semi-animated mockumentary series Woke. Morris plays Keef Knight, a black artist who is becoming well-known in the Bay Area for his comical cartoons that tackle racial and social issues. He prides himself on his ability to joke and laugh about serious political issues.
After police officers racially profile Knight, he becomes traumatized. The distressing event leads Knight to discover he can interact with inanimate objects. The show presents a facetious perspective on how a person’s reality can change after experiencing police brutality.
Available September 18
The Fight is a documentary that follows some critical legal battles that the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has undertaken. Hollywood has rarely told stories of the organization’s lawyers in-depth, and. The Fight takes a close inside look at the 100-year-old organization.
ACLU lawyers have fought hard for civil rights during the Trump administration and The Fight depicts the organization’s work on immigration, immigrant family separation, LGBT rights, abortion, and voting rights. The lawyers often discuss their hard work to protect Americans’ freedoms.
Available September 18
In Gemini Man, Will Smith stars as Henry Brogan, a retiring assassin pursued by a mysterious killer. Brogan discovers the killer’s identity and realizes he needs to find out why he’s a target. He goes on the run with a recent academy graduate agent (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) who was assigned to surveil him.
Packed with high-quality modern filming techniques, Gemini Man may give viewers Uncanny Valley-inducing moments. Exciting visuals and a strong cast featuring Clive Owen, Benedict Wong, and Douglas Hodge can make this movie entertaining to watch for fans of sci-fi and 3D cinema.
Available September 25
Judy is a biographical movie set thirty years after Judy Garland, portrayed by Renée Zellweger, starred in The Wizard of Oz. Garland’s story is a sobering one full of struggles with drug addiction and a custody battle with her ex-husband Sid Luft (Rufus Sewell). As she struggles, she makes a comeback with a series of concerts at a London supper club.
Judy, an adaptation of the play End of the Rainbow, reflects on Garland’s problems in the late 1960s due to childhood mistreatment. As a teenager, she was put on a forced diet by a studio head and given drugs for energy and sleeping issues. Judy provides a harrowing portrait of her unfortunate decline.
Bob’s Burgers: Season 11
Available September 28
Emmy-winning animated series Bob’s Burgers will return for an eleventh season with a recent story affecting many Americans: The Belcher family faces a pandemic. These beloved funny characters deal with face masks, hand-washing, and homeschooling.
What Hulu arrivals are you most excited about this month? Sound off in the comments!