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Shows to Stream this Weekend

As warm autumn weather days fade into cooler winter nights, you may be looking for something to stream or binge-watch this weekend.

Ghostbusters Afterlife | Netflix

If you have a pesky ghost, who are you going to call? Ghostbusters! The ghosts are back in this 2021 flick, this time in the mid-west, with a new generation trying to trap them. However, they may not have all the knowledge or skills to deal with them. Cue the original Ghostbusters? A fun movie to watch with your tweens and teens as Canadian Finn Wolfhard, Mike Wheeler from Stranger Things has a lead role. Starring: Carrie Coon, Paul Rudd, Finn Wolfhard, Annie Potts, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver

Watch trailer here.

007 Road to a Million | Prime Video

From the producers behind the James Bond movies comes 007: Road To A Million. Nine pairs of everyday people are unleashed on an epic global adventure through a series of Bond-inspired challenges for a shot at winning a life-changing £1,000,000 prize. The Controller (Brian Cox from Succession) is the mastermind behind the game, watching the pairs as they hunt for 10 questions he’s hidden around the world.

Watch trailer here.

Unforgotten | BritBox

This award-winning cold case drama is back for another season. Season five of Unforgotten picks up right where it left off, with audiences following up on the journeys of DI Sunny Khan and a newcomer as they uncover the secrets of past murders while dealing with losing one of their own. Starring: Sinéad Keenan, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Carolina Main.

Watch trailer here.

Mr. Dressup: The Magic of Make Believe | Prime Video

This heartfelt documentary looks at the famed, iconic television show Mr. Dressup, which impacted multiple generations across its 39-year presence on television and its ongoing legacy. With over 4,000 episodes and 29 seasons, return to the Tickle Trunk, meet Cassie and Finnigean’s puppeteer and celebrate Ernie Coombs’ legacy.

Watch trailer here.

Black Snow | Acorn

Set in the Australian South Sea Island community of Queensland comes Black Snow, a crime drama series. After 25 years, Detective James Cormack investigates a cold case, the murder of 17-year-old Isabel Baker. Having shocked the small town of Ashford, the crime also devastated the community of Elizabeth. Starring: Travis Fimmel, Jemmason Power, Talijah Blackman-Corowa.

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One Lane Bridge | BritBox

During a murder investigation at Queenstown’s infamous One Lane Bridge, ambitious young Maori Detective, Ariki Davis, inadvertently reawakens a spiritual gift that endangers the case, his career and his life. There are three seasons of this binge-worthy who dunnit series. Starring: Dominic Ona-Ariki, Phoebe McKellar, Joel Tobeck.

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Payback | BritBox

Despite an idyllic family lifestyle in the suburbs of Edinburgh, Lexie Noble becomes entangled in a police operation to topple a notorious crime lord, Cal Morris. Starring: Morven Christie, Peter Mullan, Derek Riddel.

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Blackberry | CBC Gem

Adapted from the number one National Bestseller, BlackBerry tells the story of the two men who charted the course of the spectacular rise and catastrophic demise of the world’s first smartphone. Starring: Jay Baruchel, Glenn Howerton, Matt Johnson.

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The Lighthouse | CBC Gem

In this psychological thriller, two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s. This movie has received rave reviews for its cinematography, acting and storyline. Starring: William Dafoe and Robert Pattinson.

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Welcome to Wrexham | Disney+

Watch as business partners and actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney purchase a Welsh Football Club, Wrexham A.F.C. The series documents the duo’s efforts to turn the third-oldest professional association football club in the world around. Founded in 1864, Wrexham A.F.C. has struggled in recent years. Without any known experience, the men purchased the club in February 2021. You can catch the first two seasons, with the series renewed for a third. Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Rob McElhenney.

Watch trailer here.

A Murder at the End of the World | Disney+

This psychological thriller follows Darby Hart, an amateur detective who, with eight other guests, are invited to a remote and dazzling location by a billionaire. When one of the guests is found dead, Darby must use all her skills to prove it was murder before the killer takes another life.

Starring: Emma Corrin, Brit Marling, Clive Owen, and Harris Dickinson.

Watch trailer here.

The Crown | Netflix

It is back for the sixth and final season. Netflix dropped volume one of two of The Crown last weekend. Set between 1997 and 2005, the final season portrays Tony Blair’s premiership, the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, and the wedding of Prince Edward and Sophie Rhys-Jones, the death of Princess Margaret and Queen Elizbeth, the Queen Mother, and the early relationship of Prince William and Kate Middleton and the wedding of Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles. Starring: Imelda Staunton, Jonathan Pryce, Lesley Manville, Dominic West, Olivia Williams, Elizabeth Debicki.

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