Screen Crusades: Weekly Streaming Guide 2.23.24

Screen Crusades: Weekly Streaming Guide 2.23.24

- By Nicolas Delgadillo

New original horror lands on Shudder and The Last Airbender gets the live-action treatment over at Netflix and more this week


‘History of Evil’ (Shudder)

In Shudder's latest horror exclusive, a family on the run from corruption takes refuge in a safe house with an evil past. What unfolds next will shake you to your core. Starring Paul Wesley (The Vampire Diaries) and Jackie Cruz (Orange is the New Black).

‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ (Netflix)

A young boy known as the Avatar must master the four elemental powers to save a world at war and fight a ruthless enemy bent on stopping him. Netflix's live-action adaptation of the generation-defining animated series is now streaming.

‘The Second Best Hospital in the Galaxy’ (Prime Video)

In Season One of The Second Best Hospital in the Galaxy, doctors Sleech and Klak take on a highly dangerous and potentially groundbreaking case and, in doing so, put existence itself in jeopardy. Although considering their dismal personal lives, oblivion might be an improvement.

‘Constellation’ (Apple TV+)

“Constellation” stars Noomi Rapace as Jo — an astronaut who returns to Earth after a disaster in space — only to discover that key pieces of her life seem to be missing. The action-packed space adventure is an exploration of the dark edges of human psychology, and one woman's desperate quest to expose the truth about the hidden history of space travel and recover all that she has lost.

‘Mea Culpa’ (Netflix)

A criminal defense attorney (Kelly Rowland) agrees to defend a seductive artist (Trevante Rhodes) accused of murdering his girlfriend. But when desire takes hold, her big case takes a dangerous turn.

‘Can I Tell You a Secret?’ (Netflix)

Three women's lives are changed forever when a prolific stalker infiltrates their social media accounts. And they're only a fraction of his many victims.

‘Death in the Dorms (Season 2)’ (Hulu)

The kind of danger that no college student is ever prepared for: a life cut short just when it was getting started, not by accident but by foul play; each procedural episode examines a different murder of a college student in the U.S.

‘Formula 1: Drive to Survive (Season 6)’ (Netflix)

Drive To Survive returns to Netflix for a 6th season. Offering unprecedented access, fans are taken behind the scenes to witness first-hand how the drivers and teams prepare to battle it out for victory.

‘Thanksgiving’ (Netflix)

After a Black Friday riot ends in tragedy, a mysterious Thanksgiving-inspired killer terrorizes Plymouth, Massachusetts – the birthplace of the holiday. Picking off residents one by one, what begins as random revenge killings are soon revealed to be part of a larger, sinister holiday plan. Will the town uncover the killer and survive the holidays…or become guests at his twisted holiday dinner table?

‘Megalomaniac’ (Shudder)

In the 90s, a serial killer known as the Butcher of Mons left a handful of victims and no clues besides the garbage bags filled with the mutilated corpses of women. Years later, his children begin to spiral as they succumb to the weight of their uncovered father’s legacy.


‘True Detective: Night Country’ (Max)

In the sunless months of Alaska, eight men disappear into thin air and are later found frozen to death. As the police investigate, they find connections to a previously unsolved murder. All episodes are now streaming.

‘Masters of the Air’ (Apple TV+)

Masters of the Air follows the men of the 100th Bomb Group (the “Bloody Hundredth”) as they conduct perilous bombing raids over Nazi Germany and grapple with the frigid conditions, lack of oxygen, and sheer terror of combat conducted at 25,000 feet in the air. The first six episodes are now streaming.

‘Expats’ (Prime Video)

Set against the complex tapestry of Hong Kong residents, Expats depicts a multifaceted group of women after a single encounter sets off a chain of life-altering events that leaves everyone navigating the intricate balance between blame and accountability. All episodes are now streaming.

‘Halo (Season 2)’ (Paramount+)

Master Chief John-117 leads his team of elite Spartans against the alien threat known as the Covenant. As humanity’s best hope for winning the war, John-117 discovers his deep connection to a mysterious alien structure that holds the key to humankind’s salvation, or its destruction — the Halo. The first four episodes are now streaming.

‘Curb Your Enthusiasm (Season 12)’ (Max)

Don’t be mad he’s leaving, be mad he stayed so long. The first three episodes of the final season of Larry David's legendary comedy series are now streaming.

‘Abbot Elementary (Season 3)’ (Hulu)

A group of dedicated teachers are brought together in a Philadelphia public school where, despite the odds stacked against them, they are determined to help their students succeed. The touching and hilarious sitcom is back for a third season, with the first four episodes now streaming.

‘Tokyo Vice (Season 2)’ (Max)

Loosely inspired by Jake Adelstein's first-hand account, this crime drama follows the young American journalist as he descends into the neon-soaked underbelly of late '90s Tokyo, where nothing and no one are what they seem. The first four episodes are now streaming.

‘The New Look’ (Apple TV+)

Set against the World War II Nazi occupation of Paris, The New Look focuses on the pivotal moment in the 20th century when the French city led the world back to life through its fashion icon Christian Dior. As Dior rises to prominence with his groundbreaking, iconic imprint of beauty and influence, Chanel’s reign as the world’s most famous fashion designer is put into jeopardy. The first four episodes are now streaming.

‘Ninja Kamui’ (Max)

Former ninja, Joe Higan, escaped his clan and is hiding from his violent past in rural America; one night, he is ambushed by a team of assassins from his former organization who exact a bloody retribution on Joe for betraying their code. The first two episodes are now streaming.

Also streaming now:

Netflix - ‘Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken’, ‘Southpaw’, ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’, ‘Wrong Side of the Tracks (Season 3)’

Hulu - ‘Amulet’, ‘Nomadland’, ‘Operation Arctic Cure’, ‘Mercy Road’

Shudder - ‘Deathstalker’, ‘Deathstalker II’

Max - ‘San Andreas’, ‘Machete Kills’

Prime Video - ‘Giannis: The Marvelous Journey’, ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem’, ‘Apartment404’, ‘Jenny Slate: Seasoned Professional’

Apple TV+ - ‘Messi’s World Cup: Rise of a Legend’


Netflix - ‘Marcel the Shell with Shoes On’, ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’, ‘American Conspiracy: The Octopus Murders’, ‘Code 8: Part 2’, ‘The Mire Millenium (Season 3)’, ‘A Round of Applause’, ‘ManSuang’, ‘The Parades’, ‘The Tourist (Season 2)’

Hulu - ‘Dragonkeeper’, ‘Monica’, ‘Shōgun’, ‘Everything is Fine’, ‘Those Who Wish Me Dead’, ‘Me, Hereafter’, ‘St. Vincent’, ‘The Shack’

Shudder - ‘Moon Garden’

Max - ‘The Man Who Played with Fire’, ‘God Save Texas’

Prime Video - ‘Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse’, ‘Red Queen’, ‘Warcraft’

Paramount+ - ‘As We Speak: Rap Music on Trial’

Disney+ - ‘Iwájú’

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