Shows to Stream this Weekend
It’s that time of year again. The sweaters are out, the snow is on the ground, and everyone is looking to cozy up on the sofa. Luckily, streaming services across the platform have plenty of great movies and TV for all viewers. So here’s our weekly roundup of the best streaming has to offer.
Bad Sisters | Apple+
Called “one of the best shows of the year” by Entertainment Weekly, Bad Sisters is a black comedy and thriller wrapped in one. The show follows the story of five sisters who live in Ireland, four of which make a pact to try and kill their sister’s abusive husband. But, when he turns up dead, did one of the sisters actually follow through and commit the crime? That’s a mystery that even the sisters are unaware of until the big reveal.
Shantaram | Apple+
Starring Charlie Hunnam (Sons of Anarchy) in this new TV series based on the novel by Gregory David Roberts, loosely based on Roberts’ own story, Shantaram centres around Lin Ford, an escaped Australian convict who restarts his life, on the run, in India.
People We Hate at the Wedding | Prime Video
A hilarious new comedy movie that feels all too real, People We Hate at the Wedding stars Kristen Bell as Alice. Alice and her brother Paul reluctantly agree to attend the wedding of their half-sister. However, tensions rise as the days to the wedding inch closer.
Sugar | Prime Video
Based on the true and gripping stories of two Canadian women, Sugar tells the tale of two young influencers seduced into the dangerous world of cocaine. The two women, who came to be known as the Cocaine Cowgirls, must find a way out of the deadly drug-smuggling operation they have been swept into.
Where the Crawdads Sing | Prime Video
Based on the novel of the same name that has sold more than 15 million copies, Where the Crawdads Sing is a coming-of-age murder mystery story. Produced by Reese Witherspoon, the movie revolves around Kya, a young woman who raised herself and is the prime suspect in a murder in town.
1899 | Netflix
This new horror, science fiction wrapped in mystery TV series tells the tale of immigrants travelling from London to New York on a steamship. During their journey, they are unwittingly trapped in a dangerous mystery when they come upon a second vessel adrift in the sea.
Wednesday | Netflix
Spinning off from the hit 1960s TV series The Addams Family, Wednesday is the story of Wednesday Addams and her years at school as she learns to master her emerging powers, all while uncovering her family’s secrets.
Fifa Uncovered | Netflix
For years, Fifa has been at the centre of controversy and scandal. Netflix’s new documentary, Fifa Uncovered, delves deeper into the scandals and the corruption that impacts the organization.
Pepsi, Where is my Jet? | Netflix
This new docuseries, which landed on Nov. 17, is about the Leonard v. Pepsico court case. The bizarre and insightful docuseries tells the story of John Leonard, a business student who sued PepsiCo in 1996 after they denied to give him a prize a commercial produced by the company claiming it would distribute to its customers.
Limitless | Disney Plus
Chris Hemsworth (Thor, Avengers) hosts this new National Geographic show that dives deep into new science, unlocking the truths of the human body. Hemsworth is out to put these new theories to the test himself and take audiences on a journey that will challenge the way we think about our own bodies.
Disenchanted | Disney Plus
The highly anticipated sequel to the 2007 fantasy film Enchanted, Disenchanted, arrived at Disney Plus in November. Years after finding her happily ever after, Giselle, played by Amy Adams, and her family move to a new town only to throw their entire lives off balance. The star-studded cast, featuring Patrick Dempsey, Amy Adams, James Marsden, Idina Menzel, and Maya Rudolph, returns for this sequel.