Let’s face it, none of us have big weekend plans these days, so why not take this time to enjoy a movie night in? Here’s a list of 5 picks that are newly available to stream this weekend, with a little something for everyone.
For the Quentin Tarantino Fan
Django Unchained (2012)- Available on Netflix April 25
Two years before the Civil War, Django (Jamie Foxx), a slave, finds himself accompanying an unorthodox German bounty hunter named Dr. King Schultz (Christoph Waltz) on a mission to capture the vicious Brittle brothers. Their mission successful, Schultz frees Django, and together they hunt the South’s most-wanted criminals. Their travels take them to the infamous plantation of shady Calvin Candie (Leonardo DiCaprio), where Django’s long-lost wife (Kerry Washington) is still a slave.
For the Animated Movie Fan
Abominable (2019) – Available on Hulu April 24
After discovering a Yeti on the roof of her apartment building, teenage Yi and her two friends embark on an epic quest to reunite the magical creature with his family. But to do so, they must stay one step ahead of a wealthy financier and a determined zoologist who want to capture the beast for their own gain.
For the Dark Comedy Fan
After Life: Season 2, (2020) – Available on Netflix April 24
Created by Ricky Gervais, season 2 of this Netflix original is now available to stream. After Life follows Tony (Gervais), whose life is turned upside down after his wife dies from breast cancer. He contemplates suicide, but instead decides to live long enough to punish the world for his wife’s death by saying and doing whatever he wants. Although he thinks of this as his “superpower”, his plan is undermined when everyone around him tries to make him a better person.It is set the fictional town of Tambury, where Tony works in the offices of The Tambury Gazette.
For the International Film Fan
Les Misérables (2019)- Available on Amazon Prime April 24
An Amazon original inspired by the 2005 riots in Paris, LES MISÉRABLES – directed by Ladj Ly – follows Stéphane (Damien Bonnard), a recent transplant to the impoverished suburb of Montfermeil, as he joins the local anti-crime squad. Working alongside his unscrupulous colleagues Chris (Alexis Manenti) and Gwada (Djebril Zonga), Stéphane struggles to maintain order amidst the mounting tensions between local gangs. When an arrest turns unexpectedly violent, the three officers must reckon with the aftermath and keep the neighborhood from spiraling out of control
And finally, maybe the most important of all…
For The Jonas Brothers Fan
Happiness Continues, a Jonas Brothers Concert Film (2020) – Available on Amazon Prime April 24
Happiness Continues is a follow-up to the band’s Chasing Happiness documentary that came out last year. Happiness Continues shows follows Kevin, Nick and Joe playing on tour all around the world, and features behind-the-scenes footage of the band before, after, and in between shows.
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