Screen Crusades: Weekly Streaming Guide 3.24.23

Screen Crusades: Weekly Streaming Guide 3.24.23

- By Nicolás Delgadillo

Two of the biggest movies of last summer - Nope and Top Gun: Maverick, land on Prime Video while Netflix kicks off an Asian action thriller and much more


‘Furies’ (Netflix)

Three furious vigilantes unite to take down a sinister crime syndicate that controls the mean streets of '90s Saigon in this prequel to "Furie."

‘All the Beauty and the Bloodshed’ (HBO Max)

Directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Laura Poitras, All the Beauty and the Bloodshed is an epic, emotional and interconnected story about internationally renowned artist and activist Nan Goldin told through her slideshows, intimate interviews, ground-breaking photography, and rare footage of her personal fight to hold the Sackler family accountable for the overdose crisis.

‘Nope’ (Prime Video)

Oscar winner Jordan Peele disrupted and redefined modern horror with Get Out and then Us. Last year, he reimagined the summer movie with a new pop nightmare: the expansive horror epic, Nope. Check out what all the hype has been about now that the film is streaming.

‘Waco: American Apocalypse’ (Netflix)

This immersive three-part Netflix documentary series is the definitive account of what happened in Waco, Texas in 1993 when cult leader David Koresh faced off against the federal government in a bloody 51-day siege. Released to coincide with the 30th anniversary of this national tragedy, the series is directed by acclaimed filmmaker Tiller Russell (Night Stalker) and features exclusive access to recently unearthed videotapes filmed inside the FBI's Hostage Negotiation Command Post, as well as raw news footage never released to the American public, and FBI wiretap recordings.

‘The Night Agent’ (Netflix)

While monitoring an emergency line, a vigilant FBI agent answers a call that plunges him into a deadly conspiracy involving a mole at the White House.

‘Inu-Oh’ (Hulu)

Featuring character creation by Taiyo Matsumoto (Tekkonkinkreet, “Ping Pong the Animation”) and awe-inspiring vocals by Avu-chan (Queen Bee) and Mirai Moriyama, Inu-Oh is a glam-rock ode to the power of music and a forceful statement on artistic freedom from one of animation’s singular talents.

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ (Prime Video)

The number one movie is last year is now streaming on Prime Video! After more than thirty years of service as a top naval aviator, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot. Yet, Maverick must confront the ghosts of his past when he returns to TOPGUN to train a group of elite graduates and comes face to face with Lt. Bradshaw (Miles Teller), the son of his former wingman "Goose". Bitter rivalries ignite as the pilots prepare for a specialized mission which will require the ultimate sacrifice from those chosen to fly it.

‘Call Jane’ (Hulu)

Chicago, 1968. As a city and the nation are on the brink of political upheaval, suburban housewife Joy (Elizabeth Banks) and her husband and daughter are living the all-American dream. But Joy's tranquil world is shattered when her life-threatening pregnancy forces her to navigate a medical establishment unwilling to help. This impossible situation leads Joy to the "Janes," an underground network providing the only available alternative, helmed by fierce advocates Virginia (Sigourney Weaver) and Gwen (Wunmi Mosaku) - not only saving Joy's life, but changing it forever.


‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch (Season 2)’ (Disney+)

Months have passed since the events on Kamino and the Bad Batch continue their journey navigating the Empire after the fall of the Republic. They will cross paths with friends and foes, both new and familiar, as they take on a variety of thrilling mercenary missions that will take them to unexpected and dangerous new places. The first fourteen episodes are now streaming with the two-part finale arriving next week.

‘Mayor of Kingstown (Season 2)’ (Paramount+)

Mayor of Kingstown stars Jeremy Renner and follows the McLusky family, power brokers in Kingstown, Mich., where the business of incarceration is the only thriving industry. Tackling themes of systemic racism, corruption and inequality, the series provides a stark look at their attempt to bring order and justice to a town that has neither. All episodes are now streaming.

‘Truth Be Told (Season 3)’ (Apple TV+)

Descend into the world of true-crime podcasts. This NAACP Image Award–winning drama stars Octavia Spencer as a podcaster who risks everything—including her life—to pursue truth and justice. All episodes are now streaming.

‘Shrinking’ (Apple TV+)

Shrinking follows a grieving therapist (Jason Segel) who starts to break the rules and tell his clients exactly what he thinks. Ignoring his training and ethics, he finds himself making huge, tumultuous changes to people’s lives…including his own. All episodes are now streaming.

‘Star Trek: Picard (Season 3)’ (Paramount+)

The stakes have never been higher as Star Trek: Picard boldly goes into its third and final season. Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis, and Michael Dorn of Star Trek: The Next Generation join series star Patrick Stewart for an epic adventure. The first six episodes are now streaming.

‘Hello Tomorrow!’ (Apple TV+)

In a retro-futuristic world, charismatic salesman Jack Billings (Billy Crudup) leads a team of fellow sales associates determined to revitalize their customers’ lives by hawking timeshares on the moon. The first eight episodes are now streaming.

‘The Company You Keep’ (Hulu)

A night of passion leads to love between con man Charlie (Milo Ventimiglia) and undercover CIA officer Emma (Catherine Haena Kim), who are unknowingly on a collision course professionally. While Charlie ramps up the “family business” so he can get out for good, Emma’s closing in on the vengeful criminal who holds Charlie’s family debts in hand – forcing them to reckon with the lies they’ve told so they can save themselves and their families from disastrous consequences. The series is based on the Korean Broadcasting System series entitled “My Fellow Citizens.” The first five episodes are now streaming.

‘The Mandalorian (Season 3)’ (Disney+)

he journeys of the Mandalorian through the Star Wars galaxy continue. Once a lone bounty hunter, Din Djarin (Pedro Pascal) has reunited with Grogu. Meanwhile, the New Republic struggles to lead the galaxy away from its dark history. The Mandalorian will cross paths with old allies and make new enemies as he and Grogu continue their journey together. The first four episodes are now streaming.

‘Daisy Jones & the Six’ (Prime Video)

In 1977, Daisy Jones & The Six were on top of the world; the band had risen from obscurity to fame, and then, after a sold-out show at Chicago’s Soldier Field, they called it quits; now, decades later, the band members agree to reveal the truth. All episodes are now streaming.

‘School Spirits’ (Paramount+)

When high-schooler Maddie (Peyton List) finds herself a ghost trapped in afterlife limbo at her high school, she investigates her mysterious disappearance alongside a group of other ghost students. She soon learns that the closer they get to discovering the truth, the more secrets and lies they uncover. The first five episodes are now streaming.

‘Perry Mason (Season 2)’ (HBO Max)

Perry (Matthew Rhys), Della (Juliet Rylance), and Paul (Chris Chalk) brace themselves for the murder trial of the century in the second season to this historical fiction legal drama. The first three episodes are now streaming.

‘Ted Lasso (Season 3)’ (Apple TV+)

In the third season of Ted Lasso, the newly-promoted AFC Richmond faces ridicule as media predictions widely peg them to finish last in the Premier League and Nate (Nick Mohammed), now hailed as the “wonder kid,” has gone to work for Rupert (Anthony Head) at West Ham United. In the wake of Nate’s contentious departure from Richmond, Roy Kent (Brett Goldstein) steps up as assistant coach, alongside Beard (Brendan Hunt). Meanwhile, while Ted (Jason Sudeikis) deals with pressures at work, he continues to wrestle with his own personal issues back home, Rebecca (Hannah Waddingham) is focused on defeating Rupert and Keeley (Juno Temple) navigates being the boss of her own PR agency. Things seem to be falling apart both on and off the pitch, but Team Lasso is set to give it their best shot anyway.The first two episodes are now streaming.

Also streaming now:

Netflix - ‘Carol’, ‘We Lost Our Human’, ‘Close to Home: Murder in the Coalfield’, ‘I See You’, ‘The Kingdom (Season 3)’, ‘Johnny’, ‘Chor Nikal Ke Bhaga’

Hulu - ‘Rurangi (Season 2)’, ‘Digging for the Truth’, ‘The Lesson is Murder’, ‘Philomena’, ‘The Estate’, ‘Up Here’

Shudder - ‘Jack Be Nimble’

Prime Video - ‘Sanandresito’

Disney+ - ‘How to Win at Everything’, ‘Restaurants at the End of the World’, ‘Superstructures: Engineering Marvels’, ‘Witness to Disaster’


Netflix - ‘High & Low: The Worst Cross’, ‘InuYasha (Seasons 4-5)’, ‘Emergency: NYC’, ‘Unseen’, ‘Wellmania’, ‘Big Mack: Gangsters & Gold’, ‘Unstable’, ‘Copycat Killer’, ‘Kill Boksoon’, ‘Murder Mystery 2’

Hulu - ‘Great Expectations’, ‘Attack on Titan: Final Season Part 2’, ‘Abominable and the Invisible City (Season 2)’, ‘Hunt’, ‘Killing Gunther’, ‘Rye Lane’, ‘Stratton’

Shudder - ‘The Unheard’, ‘After Blue’, ‘Ultra Purpe’, ‘The Blair Witch Project’, ‘Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2’, ‘The Manitou’, ‘The Fog’, ‘The Wicker Man (1973)’

HBO Max - ‘Succession (Season 4)’, ‘Those Who Wish Me Dead’

Disney+ - ‘Crimes Against Nature (Season 2)’, ‘Incredibly Small World’, ‘Worst Weather Ever?’

Prime Video - ‘American Renegades’, ‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’, ‘The Power’, ‘But I’m a Cheerleader’, ‘Enemies Closer’, ‘Siberia’, ‘Zeros and Ones’

Paramount+ - ‘Rabbit Hole’, ‘The Followers’

Apple TV+ - ‘The Big Door Prize’, ‘Tetris’

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