6 new Netflix, Disney Plus, HBO Max, and Apple TV Plus movies and shows to watch this weekend
Another weekend means another batch of freshly made streaming recommendations from us. Fall is also here, so there will be plenty of dark evenings perfect for getting comfortable in front of the TV. If you are planning a movie night this weekend, you can enjoy the all new version Dune in the comfort of your own home – the long-awaited sci-fi epic released simultaneously in theaters and on HBO Max.
For something a little more spooky, try the new vampire movie Night Teeth on Netflix or the 2006 remake of The hills Have Eyes on Disney Plus in the UK. There’s also a new episode of Marvel Studios: Assembled, which takes us behind the scenes of how Black Widow. When it comes to TV shows, new episodes of Insecure drop weekly, with the final season premiering on HBO Max this Sunday, or you can dive into the first three episodes of the new sci-fi series. Invasion on Apple TV Plus. Good diffusion.
Dune – HBO Max
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If you can’t make it to the movies this weekend, Dune is also available to stream on HBO Max. Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi epic centers on a planet called Arrakis (also known as Dune), the sole source of the universe’s most valuable substance – a drug called the “spice” that extends human life, provides superhuman levels of thought, and enables faster-than-light travel. The star cast includes TimothÃ©e Chalamet, Zendaya, Oscar Isaac, Jason Momoa, Rebecca Ferguson, Dave Bautista, Stellan SkarsgÃ¥rd and Javier Bardem.
Night Teeth – Netflix
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Night Teeth, Netflix’s sleek vampire flick, focuses on driver Benny (Jorge Lendeborg Jr.) driving two mysterious women (Debby Ryan and Lucy Fry) to Los Angeles for a night of partying. However, all is not as it seems, and Benny soon discovers that his passengers are bloodthirsty monsters – and he is in the midst of a war between vampires and humanity. Megan Fox, Sydney Sweeney from The White Lotus, RaÃºl Castillo from Army of the Dead, Alfie Allen from Game of Thrones and Alexander Ludwig from Vikings.
Marvel Studios: Assembled – The Making of Black Widow – Disney Plus
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The next installment in Marvel’s documentary series, this episode takes us behind the curtain of the Marvel Phase 4 Black Widow movie. Listen to the cast and crew explain how the blockbuster was made, and take a look at plenty of behind-the-scenes footage. Black Widow stars Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, Rachel Weisz, and David Harbor, and is a prequel between Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Infinity War. Other episodes of the Assembled series focus on the WandaVision, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, and Loki TV shows.
Insecurity season 5 – HBO Max
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The final season of Insecure premieres this Sunday on HBO Max, with new episodes each week. Issa Rae and Yvonne Orji are back for 10 more episodes as longtime best friends Issa and Molly, navigating relationships, in their 30s and being a black woman in the United States. The final season of the comedy-drama received eight Emmy nominations, so we have high hopes for Season 5 – it looks set to come out with a bang.
The Hills Have Eyes – Disney Plus
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It’s almost Halloween, so it’s time to start dusting off the cobwebs and kicking off your blood-curdling playlists. You could do worse than add The Hills Have Eyes, the 2006 remake of Wes Craven’s cult classic from the 1970s, to your collection.
Director Alexander-Aja’s horror action flick sees the Carter family take a vacation – and an ill-fated detour through New Mexico. There, they find themselves facing a horde of mutated humans determined to devour the vacationers. Expect gore, jumping fears, and possible lack of sleep. You were warned.
Invasion – Apple TV Plus
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Aliens: been there, done that? Not enough. Invasion is an Apple TV series that does things differently, following an alien force causing chaos in a series of devastating connected events – but through the lens of ordinary people on three continents.
That way, it feels like part of Cloverfield, part of War of the Worlds, and it’s a mouth-watering, slow burn of a show that gives the cast (including Sam Neill and Golshifteh Farahani) the space. for their characters to navigate a brave new world – and face all that lurks among the stars. The first three episodes are now available with more to follow every Friday.