Screen Crusades: Weekly Streaming Guide 3.22.24

Screen Crusades: Weekly Streaming Guide 3.22.24

- By Nicolas Delgadillo

Jake Gyllenhaal and Conor McGregor face off in a remake of Road House, the X-Men return to the Saturday morning cartoon slot, and much more this week across streaming


‘Road House’ (Prime Video)

In this adrenaline-fueled reimagining of the 80s cult classic, ex-UFC fighter Dalton (Jake Gyllenhaal) takes a job as a bouncer at a Florida Keys roadhouse, only to discover that this paradise is not all it seems.

‘X-Men ‘97’ (Disney+)

In this reimagining of the classic cartoon, a band of mutants use their uncanny gifts to protect a world that hates and fears them; they're challenged like never before, forced to face a dangerous and unexpected new future.

‘Palm Royale’ (Apple TV+)
Palm Royale is a true underdog story that follows Maxine Simmons (Kristen Wiig) as she endeavors to break into Palm Beach high society. As Maxine attempts to cross that impermeable line between the haves and the have-nots, “Palm Royale” asks the same question that still baffles us today: “How much of yourself are you willing to sacrifice to get what someone else has?” Set during the powder keg year of 1969, Palm Royale is a testament to every outsider fighting for their chance to truly belong.

‘Freaknik: The Wildest Party Never Told’ (Hulu)

A celebratory exploration of the boisterous times of Freaknik, the iconic Atlanta street party that drew hundreds of thousands of people in the 80s and 90s, helping put Atlanta on the map culturally. What began as a Black college cookout, soon became known for lurid tales of highway hookups and legendary late-night parties that ultimately led to the festival's downfall.

‘3 Body Problem’ (Netflix)

A young woman’s fateful decision in 1960s China reverberates across space and time to a group of brilliant scientists in the present day. As the laws of nature unravel before their eyes five former colleagues reunite to confront the greatest threat in humanity’s history.

‘You’ll Never Find Me’ (Shudder)

A thunderstorm brings a mysterious woman to Patrick's isolated mobile home. As the night unfolds, secrets and realities blur. Will she be able to leave? Or is something darker keeping her there?

‘Photographer’ (Hulu)

Photographer flips the lens on some of the world’s most extraordinary visual storytellers to see what makes them click.

‘Shirley’ (Netflix)

Regina King stars as Shirley Chisholm in Shirley--the story of the first Black congresswoman and her trailblazing run for president of the United States.

‘Please Don’t Destroy: The Treasure of Foggy Mountain’ (Prime Video)

John Goodman narrates the adventure of Ben, Martin, and John, three childhood friends turned deadbeat co-workers, who fend off hairless bears, desperate park rangers (played by Meg Stalter and X Mayo) and a hypocritical cult leader (Bowen Yang) in the hopes of finding a priceless treasure, only to discover that finding the treasure is the easiest part of their journey.

‘Bodies Bodies Bodies’ (Netflix)

When a group of 20-somethings gets stuck at a remote mansion during a hurricane, a party game gone very, very wrong ends with a dead body on the ground and fake friends at every turn as they try to find the killer among them.


‘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. All 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 seven 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 eight 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 eight 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 eight 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 six 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 seven episodes are now streaming. 

‘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. The first five episodes are now streaming.

‘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. The first five episodes are now streaming.

‘Manhunt’ (Apple TV+)

A conspiracy thriller about one of the best known but least understood crimes in history: the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. This is the astonishing story of the high-stakes hunt for John Wilkes Booth. The first three episodes are now streaming.

‘Invincible (Season 2 Part 2)’ (Prime Video)

Mark goes back to college, reads his dad's books, and nothing bad happens to him or his family. This is a very official synopsis. Part 2 of the acclaimed superhero series' second season is now streaming on Prime. The first six episodes are now streaming.

Also streaming now:

Netflix - ‘Homicide: New York’, ‘There’s Something in the Barn’, ‘Andragogy’, ‘On the Line’

Hulu - ‘Davey and Jonesie’s Locker’, ‘My Hero Academia: Two Heroes’

Shudder - ‘Southern Comfort’

Prime Video - ‘The Captive’, ‘The Invisible Man’


Netflix - ‘Bad Exorcist: Easter’, ‘Rest in Peace’, ‘The Accountant’, ‘The Believers’, ‘The Conners’, ‘Entre Tieras’, ‘When You Finish Saving the World’, ‘Heart of the Hunter’, ‘The Beautiful Game’, ‘The Wages of Fear’

Hulu - ‘We Were the Lucky Ones’, ‘One Shot’, ‘Skyfire’, ‘Charlie’s Angels (2019)’, ‘To Kill a Stepfather’

Max - ‘Jerrod Carmichael: Reality Show’

Prime Video - ‘Wrath of Man’, ‘American Rust: Broken Justice’, ‘Hope on the Street’, ‘The Baxters’, ‘The Imitation Game’

Paramount+ - ‘The King of Queens’, ‘Behind the Music (Season 2)’, ‘A Gentleman in Moscow’

Disney+ - ‘Renegade Nell’, ‘Madu’

Apple TV+ - ‘Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock (Season 2)’

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