Another weekend has arrived, which means it’s time to relax and broadcast something new. We’ve rounded up the best deals from HBO Max, Disney Plus, Netflix, and Amazon Prime to put together a viewing list for the weekend. Whether you’re in the mood to have a good time while singing and dancing, or want to unwind with relaxing scenes from classic Disney animation, or want to catch up on the latest in Marvel Phase 4 , this weekend something for everyone.
There’s a scary new thriller and Scorsese classic on our list this week, as well as the hit French crime show Lupine, which is back on Netflix with all episodes and waiting to be binge-watched. Our list also includes titles available on both sides of the pond, so you can find something to watch wherever you are. Scroll down for all the new stuff you should be releasing this weekend.
Lupine Part 2 – Netflix
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Lupine was one of the surprise hits of 2021 when it debuted on Netflix, delighting tens of millions of homes around the world. Now that the shock factor has worn off, attention has turned to how the thief gentleman, played by Omar Sy, can steal our hearts a second time. Everything is set up for success as well: the next series of explosive episodes will center on the kidnapping of Assane’s son and the pursuit of the big bad, the portly Pellegrini. Expect more thrills, excesses and the inimitable charm of Assane to accompany us until the weekend.
Loki – Disney More
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Everyone’s favorite god of mischief is back on Disney Plus, headlining his own series. While Loki died in Infinity War, the series version is a variation that broke from its timeline during the events of The Avengers, as depicted in Endgame. Still with us?
The first episode introduces us to the mysterious Time Variance Authority, tasked with protecting the timeline of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Prepare for Loki to face personal truths and a lot of weird bureaucracy. The series stars Tom Hiddleston, Owen Wilson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, and Wunmi Mosaku.
In the Heights – HBO Max
Available: United States
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An adaptation of Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical of the same name, In the Heights has arrived on HBO Max and in theaters across the United States. The film follows Usnavi, a Washington Heights winery owner with a dream. You can’t go wrong with a wellness musical show in a year like this.
In the Heights stars Anthony Ramos – who played Laurens in the original Broadway cast in Hamilton – as well as Melissa Barrera, Stephanie Beatriz, Ariana Greenblatt and Miranda himself.
Zenimation season 2 – Disney Plus
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Disney + ASMR? It is a winning formula. The second season of Zenimation draws inspiration from the animated history of Disney to bring you bite-sized pieces to help you relax and unwind. Take the first episode of the new season – “Rain” – which includes everything from Tarzan, The Lion King, and even never-before-seen footage from Raya and The Last Dragon to keep us cool, calm, and serene. Whether you need a peaceful detour this weekend or just want to browse some of your favorite Disney movies in a unique way, Zenimation should be your first port of call.
Awake – Netflix
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Gina Rodriguez stars as a former soldier in this new Netflix original film where humanity suddenly loses its ability to sleep. Of course, the impact of sleep deprivation is severe – and soon the disorientation and hallucinations start to kick in, as Jill de Rodriguez struggles to keep her family safe. To make matters even more complicated, the electronics have stopped working and the cure for insomnia could involve Jill’s daughter. Don’t look before bed!
Starring Rodriguez, Awake stars Ariana Greenblatt, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Finn Jones, Lucius Hoyos and Shamier Anderson.
The Missing – Amazon Prime Video
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For many, this is Martin Scorsese’s best post-Goodfellas work – and for good reason. Matt Damon plays Colin Sullivan, a member of the Special Investigations Unit who works as a mole in the Irish Mafia. He is joined by another, Leonardo DiCaprio’s Billy Costigan Jr., as the couple work to bring down the paranoid criminal gang amid a tangle of double crosses, backstabbing and more. death by shock. A thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat until its last moments, The Departed is a classic that would automatically be most directors’ best work. It shows the talents of Scorsese that it is not that simple.