Screen Crusades: Weekly Streaming Guide 6.21.24

Screen Crusades: Weekly Streaming Guide 6.21.24

- By Nicolas Delgadillo

The second season of House of the Dragon officially begins as Max and compelling documentaries arrive across other streaming services this week


‘House of the Dragon (Season 2)’ (Max)

Two queens, former close friends and stepmother / stepdaughter Alicent (Olivia Cooke) and Rhaenyra (Emma D'Arcy) and their houses are on the verge of war in this spellbinding second season of this Game of Thrones' spin-off series.

‘Shoresy (Season 3)’ (Hulu)

Foul-mouthed, chirp-serving, mother-loving, fan favorite Letterkenny character, Shoresy (Jared Keeso) joins the Sudbury Bulldogs of the Northern Ontario Senior Hockey Organization (aka The NOSHO) on a quest to never lose again.

‘Trigger Warning’ (Netflix)

A skilled Special Forces commando (Jessica Alba) takes ownership of her father's bar after he suddenly dies and soon finds herself at odds with a violent gang running rampant in her hometown.

‘Here to Climb’ (Max)

This HBO Original Documentary from Red Bull Media House follows professional climber Sasha DiGiulian as she faces obstacles in her ascent to the top and redefines success on her own terms.

‘Power of the Dream’ (Prime Video)

Power of the Dream is a new documentary film about the empowering and unlikely true story of how a group of professional women's basketball players took on a WNBA team owner and rallied behind now-Senator Raphael Warnock, forever changing the landscape of their sport and the course of U.S. politics.

‘Slave Play. Not a Movie. A Play.’ (Max)

"Slave Play" was one of Broadway´s most celebrated, genre bending productions, breaking records and receiving critical acclaim for tackling race, sex, and interracial relationships in a way never before seen on stage. In this playful and provocative documentary, playwright Jeremy O. Harris takes viewers behind the scenes, from run throughs to performance, as he strips down his own work and directs new actors through workshop rehearsals.

‘The Accidental Twins’ (Netflix)

Two sets of identical twins switched at birth in Colombia explore their complex history and new identities in this captivating documentary.

‘100 Days to Indy (Season 2)’ (Netflix)

'100 Days to Indy' brings fans a behind-the-scenes look at the bold and brash personalities of the NTT INDYCAR SERIES as they begin the 2024 season and restart their epic quest for racing's greatest prize.

'Federer: Twelve Final Days' (Prime Video)

Federer: Twelve Final Days is a feature-length documentary chronicling the final 12 days of Roger Federer’s professional tennis career. Originally a home video never intended for public viewing, the film captures Federer at his most vulnerable and candid self, as he says goodbye to a game and the fans that shaped his life for the last two decades.

‘Oppenheimer’ (Prime Video)

The multiple Oscar-winning Christopher Nolan film that thrusts audiences into the pulse-pounding paradox of the enigmatic man who must risk destroying the world in order to save it is now streaming on Prime Video.


‘Acapulco (Season 3)’ (Apple TV+)

In season three of Acapulco, it’s time to reconcile past mistakes and exciting new beginnings. In the present story, older Maximo (Eugenio Derbez) finds himself returning to a Las Colinas he no longer recognizes. While in 1985, younger Maximo (Enrique Arrizon) continues his climb up the ladder of success while potentially jeopardizing all the relationships he’s worked so hard to build. The first nine episodes are now streaming with the finale arriving next week.

'Dark Matter' (Apple TV+)

Joel Edgerton plays Jason Dessen, a physicist, professor and family man who — one night while walking home on the streets of Chicago — is abducted into an alternate version of his life. Wonder quickly turns to nightmare when he tries to return to his reality amid the mind-bending landscape of lives he could have lived. In this labyrinth of realities, he embarks on a harrowing journey to get back to his true family and save them from the most terrifying, unbeatable foe imaginable: himself. The first eight episodes are now streaming with the finale arriving next week.

‘Smiling Friends (Season 2)’ (Max)

If you know you know. The second season of Adult Swim's latest cult sensation has officially kicked off with a new batch of episodes now streaming exclusively on Max. The first seven episodes are now streaming with the finale arriving next week.

‘Evil (Season 4)’ (Paramount+)

Evil is a psychological mystery that examines the origins of evil along the dividing line between science and religion. A skeptical female psychologist joins a priest-in-training and a contractor as they investigate the Church’s backlog of unexplained mysteries, including supposed miracles, demonic possessions and hauntings. Is there a logical explanation, or is something truly supernatural at work? The final season has now begun, with the first five episodes now streaming.

‘The Acolyte’ (Disney+)

A former Padawan reunites with her Jedi Master to investigate a series of crimes but discovers the forces they confront are more sinister than they ever anticipated. The first four episodes are now streaming.

‘Mayor of Kingstown (Season 3)’ (Paramount+)

A series of explosions rock Kingstown and its citizens, as a new face of the Russian mob sets up shop in the city, and a drug war rages inside and outside prison walls. The pressure is on Mike McLusky (Jeremy Renner) to end the war but things get complicated when a familiar face from his incarcerated past threatens to undermine the Mayor’s attempts to keep the peace among all factions. The first three episodes are now streaming.

‘Criminal Minds: Evolution’ (Paramount+)

It takes a killer to catch a killer. The upcoming all-new season of Criminal Minds: Evolution picks up as the FBI’s elite team of profilers investigates the deadly mystery of Gold Star. As the conspiracy unfolds, the Behavioral Analysis Unit is met with an unexpected complication when serial killer Elias Voit negotiates a deal that transfers him to federal custody in the BAU’s own backyard. The team faces its biggest threat yet and cannot emerge unscathed from the mind-bending consequences. The first four episodes are now streaming.

‘The Boys (Season 4)’ (Prime Video)

In Season Four, the world is on the brink. Victoria Neuman is closer than ever to the Oval Office and under the muscly thumb of Homelander, who is consolidating his power. Butcher, with only months to live, has lost Becca’s son and his job as The Boys’ leader. The rest of the team are fed up with his lies. With the stakes higher than ever, they have to find a way to work together and save the world before it’s too late. The first four episodes are now streaming.

‘Presumed Innocent’ (Apple TV+)

Based on The New York Times bestselling novel of the same name by Scott Turow, this gripping series takes viewers on a journey through the horrific murder that upends the Chicago Prosecuting Attorneys' office when chief deputy prosecutor Rusty Sabich (played by Jake Gyllenhaal) is suspected of the crime. The series explores obsession, sex, politics, and the power and limits of love, as the accused fights to hold his family and marriage together. The first three episodes are now streaming.

Also streaming now:

Netflix - ‘Welcome to Marwen’, ‘Carol’, ‘Agents of Mystery’, ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’, ‘Black Barbie: A Documentary’, ‘Dexter’, ‘Inheritance’, ‘Kleks Academy’, ‘The Lego Batman Movie’, ‘Aftersun’

Hulu - ‘In the Fade’, ‘Cult Massacre: One Day in Jonestown’, ‘Clotilda: The Return Home’, ‘Marmalade’

Shudder - ‘Dracula’, ‘Gateway’, ‘Herd’, ‘Mother, May I?’, ‘Girl on the Third Floor’, ‘Houseboat Horror’, ‘Inn of the Damned’

Prime Video - ‘Anomalisa’, ‘I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry’, ‘The Grey’

Paramount+ - ‘El Chicano’


Netflix - ‘Late Bloomers’, ‘The Flash’, ‘Worst Roommate Ever (Season 2)’, ‘Drawing Closer’, ‘Supacell’, ‘That 90s Show (Part 2)’, ‘A Family Affair’, ‘The Mole (Season 2)’, ‘Owning Manhattan’, ‘The Whirlwind’, ‘Savage Beauty (Season 2)’

Hulu - ‘Prey’, ‘Breakin’ on the One’, ‘The Invitation’, ‘Diane von Furstenberg: Woman in Charge’, ‘A Love Song’, ‘Summering’, ‘The Bear (Season 3)’, ‘Amelia’s Children’, ‘The Family Stallone’, ‘Red Right Hand’, ‘Somewhere Quiet’

Shudder - ‘The Devil’s Bath’, ‘Loop Track’, ‘Night of Fear’, ‘Sons of Steel’

Max - ‘Problemista’, ‘Breaking New Ground’, ‘One South: Portrait of a Psych Unit’

Prime Video - ‘I Am: Celine Dion’, ‘Whiskey Tango Foxtrot’, ‘Dirty Grandpa’, ‘Judy’, ‘My Lady Jane’

Paramount+- ‘Out of Darkness’

Apple TV+ - ‘Land of Women’, ‘WondLa’, ‘Fancy Dance’

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