Culture | 05.15.2023

Movies & Munchies: Herb’s Top Netflix Picks For May 2023

Movies & Munchies: Herb’s Top Netflix Picks For May 2023.

If you are a series lover and like to enjoy a good joint while immersing yourself in the stories that Netflix offers you, you are in the right place. 

We have made a selection of the most amazing series and movies that you can find on the platform during the month of May.

It doesn’t matter if you’re one of those who prefer intense dramas or funny comedies; our list has something for everyone. Prepare your favorite joint with THCA Hemp Flower by Bloomz, relax, and enjoy our recommendations.


S.W.A.T. is an American crime drama television series based on the film and television series of the same name. 

The plot centers on Sergeant Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson, who is promoted to leader of a S.W.A.T. team and faces several challenges, including his relationship with his superior and his teammate’s frustration at not being selected for the position. 

The city is also in unrest after an accidental shooting of an innocent teenager, forcing Hondo to balance his loyalty to the team and his community. 

The series follows crime-fighting in Los Angeles and features a wide range of characters and situations that will leave you glued to your seat throughout its 5 seasons, it’s a series to get hooked on and watch non-stop.

Missing: Dead Or Alive?

“Disappearances: Dead or Alive?” is a four-part Netflix docuseries that raises the question of what happens when someone goes missing and whether it is a possible crime. 

The series follows the investigative approach of the Richland County Sheriff’s Department in South Carolina, one of the few institutions in the country with a rapid response unit for disappearances. 

The script delves into the work of the authorities and their arduous process of searching for clues, which makes you feel part of the investigation, getting excited and uniquely involved in the cases. 

“Disappearances: Dead or Alive?” offers a fresh look at crimes that often take years to solve, making it an intriguing series that will bring out your detective side, wondering what has happened to these people who seem to have vanished into thin air.

Queen Cleopatra

“Queen Cleopatra” is a controversial four-part Netflix docuseries about the famous historical figure. 

The series has been accused of historical inaccuracies for depicting Cleopatra as a dark-skinned woman, which has outraged many viewers who claim it is a misrepresentation of history. 

Despite the backlash, the series continues to attract a lot of attention for its juicy retelling of Cleopatra’s life, including her romances with Julius Caesar and Mark Antony and the execution of her half-sister Arsinoe. 

Whether you want to watch it for the controversy of the docuseries or because you’re interested in the story of one of history’s most famous characters, it’s definitely a show you won’t want to miss in May.

The Mother

“The Mother” is an action thriller starring Jennifer Lopez, who plays a mother separated from her daughter at birth and who hides for years in the Alaskan wilderness to escape her dangerous enemies. 

But when her daughter is kidnapped by those same enemies, she must emerge from her anonymity and return to the world of contract killing to rescue him. 

With an all-star cast that includes Gael Garcia Bernal, Joseph Fiennes, and Paul Raci, the film promises to be a thrilling and chilling adventure full of action, twists, and surprises.

Plus, seeing JLo in this character will be quite an experience. A fun action movie that will leave you wanting more as the story unfolds.

Murder Mystery 2

Murder Mystery 2″ is the sequel to the hit action comedy “Murder Mystery” starring Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler. This time, Nick and Audrey Spitz are now private detectives and become embroiled in an international conflict when their friend is kidnapped during his lavish wedding on a private island. The couple must solve the mystery and discover who is responsible for the kidnapping.

The film combines elements of comedy and action to create an entertaining and thrilling experience. Despite receiving mixed reviews, the first film became one of the most-watched films in Netflix history, leading to the production of this sequel.

The film promises to be a fun, must-see experience for fans of action comedy and mystery stories.

The Munchies: Baked Potatoes With Cheese & Weed

Here’s an elevated version of the classic cheesy baked potatoes with a twist: Baked potatoes with cheese and cannabis! 

This recipe is simple to prepare, and we assure you that you won’t be disappointed. With a hint of cannabis, these baked potatoes will give you the perfect relaxation to enjoy your favorite movie. Let’s get started!

Pssst: If you don’t feel like cooking, we recommend you try some BFG Gummies from Binoid to take the excitement to another level that will enhance any movie night.  

Now, let’s go to the kitchen.


  • 4 medium potatoes
  • 1/4 cup melted cannabis butter (We recommend that you make your cannabutter with Bloomz THCA flower. It gives it a *chef kiss* touch)
  • 1/2 cup grated cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Paprika (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 200°C.
  2. Wash and dry the potatoes, and make shallow cuts with a knife.
  3. Place the potatoes on a baking sheet and brush them with the melted cannabis butter, making sure it penetrates the cuts.
  4. Season the potatoes with salt and pepper to taste, and sprinkle grated cheese on top.
  5. Optionally, you can add a touch of paprika for flavor and color.
  6. Bake the potatoes for about 50-60 minutes or until tender when a knife is inserted.
  7. Serve them hot and enjoy them while watching your favorite movie.
  8. Enjoy! 


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