Screen Crusades: Weekly Streaming Guide 3.29.24

Screen Crusades: Weekly Streaming Guide 3.29.24

- By Nicolas Delgadillo

Action and drama take over streaming this week with plenty of new movies and series to check out.


‘A Gentleman in Moscow’ (Paramount+)

A Gentleman in Moscow follows Count Alexander Rostov (Ewan McGregor), who, in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution, finds that his gilded past has placed him on the wrong side of history. Spared immediate execution, he is banished by a Soviet tribunal to an attic room in a grand Moscow hotel and threatened with death if he ever sets foot outside again. As the years pass and some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history unfold outside the hotel’s doors, Rostov’s reduced circumstances provide him entry into a much larger world of emotional discovery.

‘Renegade Nell’ (Disney+)

Accused of murder, Nell Jackson finds herself forced to live on plunder and expedients with her two sisters. Helped by a brave spirit named Billy Blind, she realises that fate has not led her astray by chance as she navigates war-torn Europe.

‘When You Finish Saving the World’ (Netflix)

Evelyn (Julianne Moore) has devoted herself to helping people in hard times, but she struggles to connect with her son Ziggy (Finn Wolfhard), an aspiring internet star oblivious to the problems of the world. As Evelyn attempts to become a parent figure to an unassuming teenager she meets at her shelter, and Ziggy fumbles through his pursuit of a brilliant and politically conscious young woman at his high school, this emotional comedy reveals a funny and sharply perceptive portrait of a mother and son who may seem at odds but who are more alike than either would care to admit.

‘Heart of the Hunter’ (Netflix)

A retired assassin is pulled back into action when his friend uncovers a dangerous conspiracy at the heart of the South African government.

‘The Wages of Fear’ (Netflix)

In order to prevent a deadly explosion, an illicit crack team has 24 hours to drive two truckloads of nitroglycerine across a desert laden with danger.

‘We Were the Lucky Ones’ (Hulu)

Based on Georgia Hunter’s New York Times bestselling novel, We Were the Lucky Ones is a limited series inspired by the incredible true story of one Jewish family separated at the start of WWII. The series follows them across continents as they do everything in their power to survive, and to reunite.

‘Jerrod Carmichael: Reality Show’ (Max)

Follow the life of Jerrod Carmichael, through his encounters with friends, family, and strangers, all in his search for love, sex, and connection.

‘Madu’ (Disney+)

Madu follows 12-year-old Anthony Madu as he leaves his family and community in Nigeria to study at one of the most prestigious ballet schools in the world in England. Having never left his home outside of Lagos, Anthony finds himself thrust into a new world where his wildest dreams are suddenly within reach. His courageous journey is a story of extraordinary obstacles as he searches for belonging and acceptance, a family far away, and unexpected challenges that could impact his future.

‘The Beautiful Game’ (Netflix)

Mal, the manager of England's homeless soccer team, leads them to the Homeless World Cup in Rome. He takes a gamble by adding talented but troubled striker Vinny, who must overcome his past to become a team player. Inspired by the real Homeless World Cup, this is a story of second chances, where homeless individuals from across the globe find hope and competition on the field.

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

Some unexpected winds of change are in the forecast for Fraggle Rock. The beloved classic series returns (again) for a second season of magical mysteries.


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

Don’t be mad he’s leaving, be mad he stayed so long. The first eight 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 nine 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 nine 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 nine 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 seven 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. All 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 six 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 six 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 four 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 seven episodes are now streaming.

‘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. The first three episodes are now streaming.

‘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. The first four episodes are now streaming.

Also streaming now:

Netflix - ‘Bad Exorcist: Easter’, ‘Rest in Peace’, ‘The Accountant’, ‘The Believers’, ‘The Conners’, ‘Entre Tieras’

Hulu - ‘One Shot’, ‘Skyfire’, ‘Charlie’s Angels (2019)’, ‘To Kill a Stepfather’

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)’


Netflix - ‘American Graffiti’, ‘Baby Driver’, ‘Battleship’, ‘Black Clover’, ‘Born on the Fourth of July’, ‘Ender’s Game’, ‘Glass’, ‘Happy Gilmore’, ‘Inside Man’, ‘It’s Kind of a Funny Story’, ‘Molly’s Game’, ‘Mortal Engines’, ‘Night Raiders’, ‘Role Models’, ‘Skyscraper’, ‘Split’, ‘Talladega Nights’, ‘The Land Before Time’, ‘The Little Things’, ‘The Matrix Trilogy’, ‘The Theory of Everything’, ‘Wild Things’, ‘Crime Scene Berlin: Nightlife Killer’, ‘Files of the Unexplained’, ‘100 Days to Indy’, ‘Crooks’, ‘Ripley’, ‘Parasyte: The Grey’, ‘Scoop’, ‘The Antisocial Network: Memes to Mayhem’

Hulu - ‘The Big Lebowski’, ‘Blair Witch’, ‘Blockers’, ‘Capone’, ‘Captain Phillips’, ‘Don’t Worry Darling’, ‘The Fifth Element’, ‘The Fog’, ‘Hellboy’, ‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’, ‘Jack the Giant Slayer’, ‘Ocean's Eleven Trilogy’, ‘Pacific Rim’, ‘Seven Years in Tibet’, ‘Take Shelter’, ‘American Horror Story: Delicate (Part 2)’, ‘Lord of Misrule’, ‘She Came to Me’, ‘Dinosaur’

Shudder - ‘Baghead’, ‘The Terror (Season 2)’, ‘Mute Witness’, ‘The Gates’, ‘Drag Me to Hell’, ‘Ghost Stories’, ‘The Rental’, ‘At the Devil’s Door’, ‘The Wind’, ‘Summoning Sylvia’, ‘Madman’, ‘Spookies’, ‘Creepshow’, ‘Gateway’, ‘Wake Wood’, ‘Emelie’

Max - ‘Black Swan’, ‘Body of Lies’, ‘Deepwater Horizon’, ‘Eo’, ‘Harry Potter Collection’, ‘Hotel Artemis’, ‘Inland Empire’, ‘Lost in Translation’, ‘Pride and Glory’, ‘Ronin’, ‘Scott Pilgrim vs the World’, ‘A Serious Man’, ‘The Social Network’, ‘The Strangers’, ‘Terminator Salvation’, ‘They’, ‘Zola’, ‘The Zone of Interest’

Prime Video - ‘Batman Forever’, ‘Batman & Robin’, ‘Chaplin’, ‘Chinatown’, ‘Cloverfield’, ‘Disturbia’, ‘El Dorado’, ‘Fighting with my Family’, ‘Gunfight at the O.K. Corral’, ‘Jarhead’, ‘Jiro Dreams of Sushi’, ‘Lords of Dogtown’, ‘Mcgruber’, ‘Nebraska’, ‘Neighbors’, ‘Red Eye’, ‘Richard Jewell’, ‘Rosemary’s Baby’, ‘The Big Short’, ‘The House Bunny’, ‘The Last Temptation of Christ’, ‘Top Gun’, ‘Total Recall’, ‘Wayne’s World’, ‘Pet Sematary: Bloodlines’, ‘Hit (Season 3)’

Paramount+ - ‘Talk to Me’, ‘Cloud Atlas’, ‘Deep Impact’, ‘Emma’, ‘Face/Off’, ‘First Blood’, ‘Galaxy Quest’, ‘I Love You, Man’, ‘Jacob’s Ladder’, ‘Lara Croft: Tomb Raider’, ‘Magnolia’, ‘Malcolm X’, ‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles’, ‘Team America: World Police’, ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Trilogy’, ‘The King of Comedy’, ‘The Ring’, ‘The Transporter Refueled’, ‘TMNT’, ‘Transformers’, ‘Star Trek: Discovery (Season 5)’

Disney+ - ‘Wish’

Apple TV+ - ‘Loot (Season 2)’, ‘Sugar’, ‘Girls State’
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