Screen Crusades: Weekly Streaming Guide 11.18.22

Screen Crusades: Weekly Streaming Guide 11.18.22

- By Nicolás Delgadillo

New and original supernatural tales are streaming this week along with much more


‘The Wonder’ (Netflix)

The Wonder comes from director Sebastián Lelio and is based on the 2016 novel by Emma Donoghue. Set in The Irish Midlands in 1862, the story follows a young girl who stops eating but remains miraculously alive and well. English nurse Lib Wright (Florence Pugh) is brought to a tiny village to observe the strange eleven-year old Anna O’Donnell (Kíla Lord Cassidy). Tourists and pilgrims mass to witness the girl who is said to have survived without food for months. A tale of two strangers who transform each other’s lives, a psychological thriller, and a story of love pitted against evil.

‘Slash/Back’ (Shudder)

When Maika (Tasiana Shirley) and her ragtag friends discover an alien invasion in their tiny arctic hamlet, it's up to them to save the day. Utilizing their makeshift weapons and horror movie knowledge, the aliens realize you don't mess with girls from Pang.

‘1899’ (Netflix)

On their journey across the vast and treacherous Atlantic Ocean, the passengers of the Kerberos encounter the biggest mystery of their lives. The ship to the New World sails into a nightmare when it finds a second vessel adrift on the open sea. Welcome to 1899, a deeply immersive new series from the creators of Dark.

‘Tulsa King’ (Paramount+)

Tulsa King follows New York mafia capo Dwight “The General” Manfredi (Sylvester Stallone), just after he is released from prison after 25 years and unceremoniously exiled by his boss to set up shop in Tulsa, Okla. Realizing that his mob family may not have his best interests in mind, Dwight slowly builds a “crew” from a group of unlikely characters, to help him establish a new criminal empire in a place that to him might as well be another planet.

‘Disenchanted’ (Disney+)

It has been more than ten years since Giselle (Amy Adams) and Robert (Patrick Dempsey) wed, but Giselle has grown disillusioned with life in the city, so they move their growing family to the sleepy suburban community of Monroeville in search of a more fairy tale life. Unfortunately, it isn’t the quick fix she had hoped for. Suburbia has a whole new set of rules and a local queen bee, Malvina Monroe (Maya Rudolph), who makes Giselle feel more out of place than ever. Frustrated that her happily ever after hasn’t been so easy to find, she turns to the magic of Andalasia for help, accidentally transforming the entire town into a real-life fairy tale and placing her family’s future happiness in jeopardy. Now, Giselle is in a race against time to reverse the spell and determine what happily ever after truly means to her and her family.

‘Catch the Fair One’ (Hulu)

Native American boxer Kaylee (Kali Reis) embarks on the fight of her life when she goes undercover in a sex trafficking operation to seek revenge against the men who kidnapped her sister.

‘Spirited’ (Apple TV+)

Imagine Charles Dickens’ heartwarming tale of a scrooge visited by four ghosts on Christmas Eve—but funnier. And with Will Ferrell, Ryan Reynolds, and Octavia Spencer. Also, huge musical numbers. Okay, we’re asking a lot. Maybe just watch the trailer?

‘Master of Light’ (HBO Max)

An intimate portrait of artist George Anthony Morton’s journey to face his past and defy art world expectations.

‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ (Netflix)

Based on the 2018 novel by Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing tells the story of Kya (Daisy Edgar-Jones) an abandoned girl who raised herself in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina. For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” haunted Barkley Cove, isolating the sharp and resilient Kya from her community. Drawn to two young men from town, Kya opens herself to a new and startling world; but when one of them is found dead, she is immediately cast by the community as the main suspect.

‘The Forgiven’ (Hulu)

Speeding through the Moroccan desert to attend an old friend's lavish weekend party, a wealthy London couple (Jessica Chastain & Ralph Fiennes) is involved in a tragic accident with a local boy. But when the couple attempts to cover up the incident, the boy's father arrives seeking justice, setting the stage for a culture clash with life-altering repercussions for all.


‘Andor’ (Disney+)

This series explores a new perspective from the Star Wars galaxy, focusing on Cassian Andor’s (Diego Luna) journey to discover the difference he can make. The series brings forward the tale of the burgeoning rebellion against the Empire and how people and planets became involved. It’s an era filled with danger, deception and intrigue where Cassian will embark on the path that is destined to turn him into a rebel hero. The first eleven episodes are now streaming with the finale arriving next week.

‘Bleach: Thousand Year Blood War’ (Hulu)

After a ten year hiatus, the hit anime Bleach is returning to finally finish its story in a big way. Ichigo and his friends return to save their world and the Soul Society once again, with the threat this time around being the mighty Quincies. The final arc begins now, and it’s going to be a bloodbath. The first six episodes are now streaming.

‘The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula: Titans’ (Shudder)

Your favorite drag monsters are back to compete in a grand championship of drag artistry and physical challenges for a $100,000 grand prize, along with the headlining spot on the upcoming world tour and the first ever “Dragula Titans” crown and title. The first four episodes are now streaming.

‘Mythic Quest (Season 3)’ (Apple TV+)

Ian (Ron McElhenney) and Poppy (Charlotte Nicdao) navigate the gaming world and their partnership at the newly formed GrimPop Studios, Dana (Imani Haki) is forced to play mediator to her bosses’ incessant bickering. Back at Mythic Quest, David (David Hornsby) settles into his new role as the boss where he truly finds himself in charge for the first time with Jo (Jessie Ennis) returning as his assistant — more loyal and militant than ever; and Carol (Naomi Ekperigin) attempts to figure out where she fits in after a new promotion. At Berkeley, Rachel (Ashly Burch) struggles to balance her morals with capitalism, while a post-prison Brad tries to return to society as a reformed man. The first three episodes are now streaming.

Also streaming now:

Netflix - ‘Stutz’, ‘Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous: Hidden Adventure’, ‘R.I.P.D. 2: Rise of the Damned’, ‘Run for the Money’, ‘In Her Hands’, ‘Racionais MC’s: From the Streets of São Paulo’, ‘Dead to Me (Season 3)’, ‘Pepsi, Where’s My Jet?’, ‘Inside Job (Part 2)’, ‘Somebody’, ‘The Cuphead Show! (Season 3)’, ‘The Good Detective (Season 2)’, ‘The Violence Action’

Hulu - ‘10.0 Earthquake’, ‘2:22’, ‘Ghost Team’, ‘The Dinner’, ‘Johnny English Strikes Again’, ‘My Old School’

Shudder - ‘Dr. Tarr’s Torture Dungeon’, ‘The Last Broadcast’

HBO Max - ‘Santa Camp’, ‘The Sex Lives of College Girls (Season 2)’

Disney+ - ‘Limitless with Chris Hemsworth’, ‘The Santa Clauses’, ‘Atlas of Cursed Places’, ‘Ultimate Survivor WWII’, ‘World’s Deadliest Snakes’, ‘Mickey: The Story of a Mouse’, ‘Virus Hunters’, ‘Genoa Bridge Disaster’

Paramount+ - ‘The Amazing Race’, ‘Trial by Fire’, ‘Blue’s Big City Adventure’


Netflix - ‘Our Universe’, ‘Blood, Sex & Royalty’, ‘Lesson Plan’, ‘Taco Chronicles: Cross the Border’, ‘The Boxtrolls’, ‘The Swimmers’, ‘Wednesday’, ‘Southpaw’, ‘The Vanishing’, ‘Blood & Water (Season 3)’, ‘Ghislaine Maxwell: Filthy Rich’, ‘Khakee: The Bihar Chapter’

Hulu - ‘Dual’, ‘Death in the Dorms’, ‘Welcome to Chippendales’, ‘The Immaculate Room’, ‘Wrong Place’

Shudder - ‘Blood Relatives’, ‘Sweetie, You Won’t Believe It’

HBO Max - ‘2022 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony’, ‘King Tweety’, ‘Ben is Back’, ‘Shaq’, ‘We’re Here (Season 3)’

Disney+ ‘Elton John Live: Farewell from Dodger Stadium’, ‘The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special’, ‘The Hip Hop Nutcracker’, ‘Heroes of the Sky: The Mighty Eighth Air Force’, ‘Life and Death in Paradise: Crocs of the Caribbean’

Apple TV+ - ‘Echo 3’

Paramount+ - ‘Criminal Minds: Evolution’

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