Screen Crusades: Weekly Streaming Guide 3.1.24

Screen Crusades: Weekly Streaming Guide 3.1.24

- By Nicolas Delgadillo

Shōgun premieres on Hulu to tremendous acclaim, Napolean conquers Apple TV and Adam Sandlers heads to space across streaming this week.


‘Shōgun’ (Hulu)

Based on James Clavell’s novel, FX’s Shōgun is set in Japan in the year 1600 at the dawn of a century-defining civil war. Lord Yoshii Toranaga is fighting for his life as his enemies on the Council of Regents unite against him, when a mysterious European ship is found marooned in a nearby fishing village.

‘Spaceman’ (Netflix)

Six months into a solitary research mission to the edge of the solar system, an astronaut, Jakub (Adam Sandler), realizes that the marriage he left behind might not be waiting for him when he returns to Earth. Desperate to fix things with his wife, Lenka (Carey Mulligan), he is helped by a mysterious creature from the beginning of time he finds hiding in the bowels of his ship. Hanuš (voiced by Paul Dano) works with Jakub to make sense of what went wrong before it is too late.

‘God Save Texas’ (Max)

Tales of Texas told through the lenses of three directors, chronicling the state's past, present and future.

‘The Tourist (Season 2)’ (Netflix)

Set against the striking backdrop of Ireland, The Tourist Series 2 sees Elliot (Jamie Dornan) and Helen (Danielle Macdonald) confronted by friends and foes. As they attempt to uncover the secrets of Elliot’s past, they are soon dragged into a longstanding family feud where they face the dangerous consequences of his past actions.

‘Royal Crackers (Season 2)’ (Max)

Two brothers struggle to run the family business when their father, the king of a successful snack empire, falls into a coma.

‘Napoleon’ (Apple TV+)

Against a stunning backdrop of large-scale filmmaking orchestrated by legendary director Ridley Scott, the film captures Bonaparte's relentless journey to power through the prism of his addictive, volatile relationship with his one true love, Josephine, showcasing his visionary military and political tactics against some of the most dynamic practical battle sequences ever filmed.

‘The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin’ (Apple TV+)

Dick Turpin (Noel Fielding) sets out on a journey of wildly absurd escapades when he’s made the reluctant leader of a band of outlaws — and tasked with outwitting corrupt lawman and self-appointed thief-taker Jonathan Wilde (Hugh Bonneville). In this irreverent retelling set in the 18th century, Turpin is the most famous but least likely of highway robbers, whose success is defined mostly by his charm, showmanship and great hair.

‘Me, Hereafter’ (Hulu)

A gripping true crime series following murder investigations. Combining investigative footage, interrogation videos, dramatic reenactments and interviews, it gives voice to victims as detectives uncover the truth.

‘War Pony’ (Paramount+)

At 23, Bill (Jojo Bapteise Whiting) just wants to make something of himself. Whether it’s syphoning gas, delivering goods or breeding Poodles, he is determined to carve his way to the “American Dream”. Meanwhile, 12-year-old Matho (LaDainian Crazy Thunder) can’t wait to become a man. Desperate for approval from his young, unavailable father, a series of destructive decisions turns Matho’s life upside down and he finds himself unequipped to deal with the harsh realities of the adult world.

‘Iwájú’ (Disney+)

he exciting coming-of-age story follows Tola, a young girl from the wealthy island, and her best friend, Kole, a self-taught tech expert, as they discover the secrets and dangers hidden in their different worlds. Kugali filmmakers—including director Olufikayo Ziki Adeola, production designer Hamid Ibrahim and cultural consultant Toluwalakin Olowofoyeku—take viewers on a unique journey into the world of “Iwájú,” bursting with unique visual elements and technological advancements inspired by the spirit of Lagos.


‘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 seven 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 five 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 four 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 five 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 five 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 five 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 three episodes are now streaming.

‘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. The first four episodes are now streaming. 

Also streaming now:

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’, ‘21 Bridges’, ‘Bonnie and Clyde’, ‘Dumb and Dumber’, ‘Fear’, ‘Furies’, ‘Godzilla (2014)’, ‘My Name is Loh Kiwan’, ‘Shake, Rattle & Roll Extreme’, ‘Step Brothers’, ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’, ‘The Disaster Artist’, ‘The Gift’, ‘The Great Debaters’, ‘The Jamie Foxx Show’, ‘Turbo’, ‘Wanderlust’, ‘Vampires’, ‘Voyagers’, ‘Yesterday’

Hulu - ‘Dragonkeeper’, ‘Monica’, ‘Everything is Fine’, ‘Those Who Wish Me Dead’, ‘St. Vincent’, ‘The Shack’, ‘Aliens vs Predator: Requiem’, ‘Ali’, ‘Bad Teacher’, ‘Batman Begins’, ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’, ‘Bend It Like Beckham’, ‘Birdman’, ‘Blade Runner 2049’, ‘Dune’, ‘Dunkirk’, ‘The Favourite’, ‘Foxcatcher’, ‘Goodfellas’, ‘Goosebumps’, ‘The Heat’, ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’, ‘Inception’, ‘L.A. Confidential’, ‘Life of Pi’, ‘My Cousin Vinny’, ‘Salt’, ‘Scarface’, ‘The Spirit’, ‘Stand By Me’, ‘Thank You for Smoking’, ‘The Wrestler’

Shudder - ‘Moon Garden’, ‘The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs: The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live’, ‘At Midnight I’ll Take Your Soul’, ‘The Strange World of Coffin Joe’, ‘This Night I’ll Possess Your Corpse’, ‘Dream Demon’, ‘The Strangers’, ‘Ghostwatch’, ‘Give Me Pity!’, ‘Grabbers’, ‘Alice, Sweet Alice’

Max - ‘The Man Who Played with Fire’, ‘127 Hours’, ‘Deadpool’, ‘The Expendables Trilogy’, ‘The Farewell’, ‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall’, ‘Fruitvale Station’, ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’, ‘Good Time’, ‘The Green Knight’, ‘King Kong’, ‘Kong: Skull Island’, ‘The Last Witch Hunter’, ‘Leatherheads’, ‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’, ‘Observe and Report’, ‘Ocean’s 11 Collection’, ‘Rambo’, ‘The Revenant’, ‘Scream Trilogy’, ‘She’s Out of My League’, ‘Sinister’, ‘Son of Kong’, ‘Still Alice’, ‘Straight Outta Compton’, ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’, ‘Yes Man’

Prime Video - ‘Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse’, ‘Red Queen’, ‘Warcraft’, ‘A Fistful of Dynamite’, ‘Batman’, ‘Batman Returns’, ‘Bio-Dome’, ‘Bring It On’, ‘Duel at Diablo’, ‘Field of Dreams’, ‘Friday Night Lights’, ‘Gone Baby Gone’, ‘How to Train Your Dragon’, ‘I Saw the Devil’, ‘Pet Semetary’, ‘Premonition’, ‘Road House’, ‘Super 8’, ‘Road to Perdition’, ‘Safe House’, ‘Sleepy Hollow’, ‘Take Shelter’, ‘The Great Escape’, ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2’, ‘The Untouchables’, ‘The Warriors’, ‘This is the End’, ‘Vanilla Sky’, ‘Waterworld’, ‘What Lies Beneath’

Paramount+ - ‘As We Speak: Rap Music on Trial’, ‘13 Hours’, ‘Airplane!’, ‘Black Sheep’, ‘Coming to America’, ‘Deception’, ‘Disturbia’, ‘Drugstore Cowboy’, ‘Flatliners’, ‘Sin City’, ‘Guns Akimbo’, ‘Footloose’, ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’, ‘Noah’, ‘Not Another Teen Movie’, ‘Once Upon a Time in America’, ‘Raising Arizona’, ‘Requiem for a Dream’, ‘The Abyss’, ‘The Big Short’, ‘The Dictator’, ‘Wayne’s World’, ‘Romeo + Juliet’

Disney+ - ‘Morbius’


Netflix - ‘The Resident’, ‘The Program: Cons, Cults and Kidnapping’, ‘Full Swing (Season 2)’, ‘SuperSex’, ‘I Am Woman’, ‘Pokemon Horizons’, ‘The Gentlemen’, ‘The Signal’, ‘Damsel’

Hulu - ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’, ‘Queens’, ‘The Marsh King’s Daughter’, ‘Animal Control (Season 2)’, ‘Cash Out’

Shudder - ‘Satanic Hispanics’, ‘Day of the Beast’, ‘Perdita Durango’, ‘Butcher Baker Nightmare Maker’

Max - ‘The Regime’, ‘ A Revolution On Canvass’, ‘A Star is Born’, ‘Wonka’

Prime Video - ‘Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension’, ‘Five Nights at Freddy’s’, Divergent’, ‘Marlowe’, ‘Ricky Stanicky’

Paramount+ - ‘The Accused’, ‘This is Where I Leave You’, ‘Raging Grace’

Apple TV+ - ‘The Reluctant Traveler with Eugene Levy’

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