Screen Crusades: Weekly Streaming Guide 6.16.23

Screen Crusades: Weekly Streaming Guide 6.16.23

- By Nicolás Delgadillo

Black Mirror finally makes its triumphant return to Netflix, as does the sequel to a hit Chris Hemsworth action flick, plus more across streaming this week


‘Black Mirror (Season 6)’ (Netflix)

Twisted tales that span eras — and terrors — deliver a myriad of surprises in this game-changing anthology series' most unpredictable season yet.

‘Extraction 2’ (Netflix)

Back from the brink of death, highly skilled commando Tyler Rake takes on another dangerous mission: saving the imprisoned family of a ruthless gangster.

‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds (Season 2)’ (Paramount+)

Captain Pike (Anson Mount), Number One (Rebecca Romijn), Spock (Ethan Peck) and the rest of the Enterprise crew are back exploring strange new worlds and boldly going where no one has gone before.

‘The Afterparty (Season 2)’ (Apple TV+)

Each episode of The Afterparty explores a different character’s account of one fateful evening, all told through the lens of popular film genres and unique visuals to match the storyteller’s perspective. In season two, a wedding is ruined when the groom is murdered and every guest is a suspect. Detective Danner (Tiffany Haddish) returns to help Aniq (Sam Richardson) and Zoë (Zoe Chao) solve whodunnit by questioning family members, star-crossed lovers and business partners, and hearing each suspect’s retelling of the weekend, each with their own unique perspective and visual style.

‘Our Planet II’ (Netflix)

From the Emmy Award-winning team behind Planet Earth and Our Planet comes Our Planet II. At any given moment on planet Earth, billions of animals are on the move. Captured with spectacular and innovative cinematography, Our Planet II unravels the mysteries of how and why animals migrate to reveal some of the most dramatic and compelling stories in the natural world.

‘There’s Something Wrong with the Children’ (Prime Video)

When Margaret (Alisha Wainwright) and Ben (Zach Gilford) take a weekend trip with longtime friends Ellie (Amanda Crew) and Thomas (Carlos Santos) and their two young children (Briella Guiza and David Mattle), Ben begins to suspect something supernatural is occurring when the kids behave strangely after disappearing into the woods overnight.

‘Chevalier’ (Hulu)

Inspired by the incredible true story of composer Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges. The illegitimate son of an African slave and a French plantation owner, Bologne (Kelvin Harrison Jr. in a tour de force performance) rises to improbable heights in French society as a celebrated violinist-composer and fencer, complete with an ill-fated love affair and a falling out with Marie Antoinette (Lucy Boynton) and her court.

‘Stan Lee’ (Disney+)

Using only archival material—from personal home video, interviews, and audio recordings—the documentary film examines Lee’s origin story and what emerged from it: a far-reaching universe of stories with three-dimensional characters that have resonated with people all over the world. In this way, Stan Lee is both a story of comics and passion, and an intimate portrait of a man, his philosophy, and its lasting impression.

‘Awkwafina is Nora from Queens (Season 3)’ (Max)

Nora Lum and her cousin struggle with young adulthood in Flushing, N.Y., with a little help from her father and grandmother.

'The Full Monty' (Hulu)

The Full Monty gang is back after 25 years, swapping their stage costumes for dognapping, racing pigeons and one very unconventional hostage situation. Gaz might be older but he’s no wiser, and best mate Dave refuses to get sucked into any more of his antics. But when tragedy strikes, the whole Monty gang must pull together for a common purpose: to honor an old friend.


‘Silo’ (Apple TV+)

In a ruined and toxic future, thousands live in a giant silo deep underground. After its sheriff breaks a cardinal rule and residents die mysteriously, engineer Juliette (Rebecca Ferguson) starts to uncover shocking secrets and the truth about the silo. The first eight episodes are now streaming.

‘Class of ‘09’ (Hulu)

Class of ’09 follows a class of FBI agents set in three distinct points in time who grapple with immense changes as the U.S. criminal justice system is altered by artificial intelligence. Spanning multiple decades and told across interweaving timelines, the series examines the nature of justice, humanity and the choices we make that ultimately define our lives and legacy. The first seven episodes are now streaming.

‘The Clearing’ (Hulu)

A woman must face the demons from her past in order to stop the kidnapping and coercion of innocent children in the future. The first five episodes are now streaming.

‘Deadloch’ (Prime Video)

When a local man turns up dead on the beach, two vastly different detectives are thrown together to solve the case, fastidious local senior sergeant Dulcie Collins (Kate Box) and a rough-as-guts blow-in from Darwin, senior investigator Eddie Redcliffe (Madeleine Sami) along with their overeager junior constable Abby (Nina Oyama). As the town prepares to launch the annual arts, food, and culture event—Winter Festival—the trio must put their differences aside and work together to find the killer. The first five episodes are now streaming.

‘The Crowded Room’ (Apple TV+)

The Crowded Room follows Danny Sullivan (Tom Holland), a man who is arrested following his involvement in a shooting in New York City in 1979. A captivating thriller told through a series of interviews with curious interrogator Rya Goodwin (Amanda Seyfried), Danny’s life story unfolds, revealing elements of the mysterious past that shaped him, and the twists and turns that will lead him to a life-altering revelation. The first four episodes are now streaming.

‘The Idol’ (Max)

After having a nervous breakdown that caused the cancellation of her last tour, an aspiring pop star begins a complicated relationship with a self-help guru and the head of a contemporary cult. The first two episodes are now streaming.

‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (Season 16)’ (Hulu)

Proof that rock bottom isn’t always as low as you can go, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia returns for a record-extending Sweet 16 Season. The Gang is ripping straight from the headlines as they yearn for the past and attempt to survive the year, navigating 2023 with 16 years of baggage and a few figures from their past rearing their heads. The first three episodes are now streaming.

‘Joe Pickett (Season 2)’ (Paramount+)

Wyoming Game Warden Joe Pickett (Michael Dorman) discovers a hunter murdered in the mountains and realizes his is just one of a series of gruesome murders. To solve the case and catch the killer, Joe must navigate a radical anti-hunting activist, a ghoulish set of twins living off the grid, and his own tortured past. Joe and his wife, Marybeth (Julianna Guill), discover that the murdered men weren’t as innocent as they seemed, but when they dig too deep, they are forced to go on the run and fight for their very lives. The first three episodes are now streaming.

Also streaming now:

Netflix - ‘Dunkirk’, ‘Tom and Jerry Tales’, ‘Forged in Fire (Season 8)’, ‘The Surrogacy’, ‘When Missing Turns to Murder’, ‘Cold Case Files (Season 2)’, ‘The Bad Family’, ‘47 Ronin’, ‘Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King’, ‘Para Betina Pengikut Iblis’, ‘Race’, ‘Unbroken’

Hulu - ‘Dune (2021)’, ‘Hazlo Como Hombre’, ‘Jagged Mind’, ‘The Wonder Years (Season 2)’, ‘6 Days’, ‘All Good Things’, ‘Drinking Buddies’, ‘Nature Calls’, ‘Please Stand By’, ‘The Apology’, ‘Ender’s Game’

Shudder – ‘The Devil’s Candy’

Max – ‘Red 2’, ‘Vacation’, ‘How Do You Measure a Year?’, ‘Rap Battlefield (Season 2)’

Prime Video – ‘Interstellar’, ‘Spoiler Alert’

Paramount+ – ‘One Thousand Years of Slavery’, ‘The Color of Care’, ‘The Last Cowboy (Season 2)’

Disney+ – ‘Last of the Giants: Wild Fish (Season 2)’


Netflix - ‘Grey’s Anatomy (Season 19)’, ‘Suits’, ‘My Little Pony: The Movie’, ‘Take Care of Maya’, ‘Break Point (Part 2)’, ‘The UnXplained with William Shatner (Season 2)’, ‘Glamorous’, ‘Let’s Get Divorced’, ‘Skull Island’, ‘Sleeping Dog’, ‘Catching Killers (Season 3)’, ‘iNumber Number: Jozi Gold’, ‘King of Clones’, ‘On the Line: The William Richards Story’, ‘The Perfect Find’

Hulu - ‘The Bear (Season 2)’, ‘Trigun Stampede’, ‘Infinity Pool’, ‘Wildflower’

Shudder - ‘Quicksand’, ‘Baskin’

Max - ‘The Righteous Gemstones (Season 3)’, ‘The Stroll’, ‘And Just Like That… (Season 2)’, ‘Downey’s Dream Cars’

Prime Video - ‘Armageddon Time’, ‘Selma’, ‘American Sniper’, ‘That Peter Crouch Film’, ‘I’m a Virgo’

Paramount+ - ‘FBI True (Season 3)’

Disney+ - ‘Secret Invasion’, ‘Extraordinary Birder’, ‘World’s Best’

Apple TV+ - ‘Carpool Karaoke: The Series’, ‘Swagger (Season 2)’

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