Tim Burton’s Wednesday Addams series finally arrives on Netflix, the Guardians of the Galaxy celebrate the holidays on Disney+ and more this Thanksgiving weekend
In this new series from none other than Tim Burton, Jenna Ortega stars in the title role as brooding and brilliant teen Wednesday Addams, alongside Catherine Zeta-Jones, Luis Guzman, Gwendoline Christie, Christina Ricci and more – in a sleuthing, supernaturally infused mystery charting Wednesday’s years as a student at Nevermore Academy.
‘The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special’ (Disney+)
Written and directed by James Gunn, this latest Marvel special presentation follows the current Guardians of the Galaxy who are on a mission to make Christmas unforgettable for Quill. Kicking off a series of holiday-themed shenanigans, they head to Earth in search of the perfect present.
‘Echo 3’ (Apple TV+)
From the writer of The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty, Echo 3 is an action-packed thriller set in South America that follows Amber Chesborough (Jessica Ann Collins), a brilliant young scientist who is the emotional heart of a small American family. When Amber goes missing along the Colombia-Venezuela border, her brother, Bambi (Luke Evans), and her husband, Prince (Michiel Huisman) – two men with deep military experience and complicated pasts – struggle to find her in a layered personal drama, set against the explosive backdrop of a secret war.
‘Blood Relatives’ (Shudder)
Francis, a 115-year-old Yiddish vampire, still looks 35. He’s been roaming American backroads in his beat-up muscle car for decades, keeping to himself, and liking it that way. One day, Jane, a teenager, shows up. She says she’s his daughter, and she’s got the fangs to prove it. They go on the road, deciding whether to sink their teeth into family life.
Upon receiving a terminal diagnosis, Sarah (Karen Gillan) opts for a cloning procedure to ease her loss on her friends and family. When she makes a sudden and miraculous recovery, her attempts to have her clone decommissioned fail and lead to a court-mandated duel to the death. Now she has one year to train her body and mind for the fight of her life.
‘Our Universe’ (Netflix)
Narrated by Academy Award-winner Morgan Freeman, comes an epic tale 13.8 billion years in the making. Blending stunning wildlife footage with eye-popping cosmic special effects, this six-part series takes viewers on a fascinating adventure to explore the connections that drive our natural world. From the birth of the Sun to the birth of a sea turtle, Our Universe uses groundbreaking animation to dramatize the spectacular celestial forces that generated our solar system, while modern camera and CGI technology bring the audience up close and personal with some of the most iconic, charismatic animals on Earth.
‘Sweetie, You Won’t Believe It’ (Shudder)
What begins as a fishing trip with the boys quickly spirals out of control when they witness a mob hit in the forest, and that’s just the beginning of this insane, violent, hilarious misadventure from Kazakhstan.
‘Criminal Minds: Evolution’ (Paramount+)
The BAU is back to tackle their biggest case ever, and the deeper they dig, the darker it gets. Let the mind games begin. Original cast members Joe Mantegna (David Rossi), A.J. Cook (JJ Jareau), Kirsten Vangsness (Penelope Garcia), Aisha Tyler (Dr. Tara Lewis), Adam Rodriguez (Luke Alvez), and Paget Brewster (Emily Prentiss) are joined by Zach Gilford (Elias Voit) in the new series.
‘Welcome to Chippendales’ (Hulu)
A sprawling true-crime saga, Welcome to Chippendales tells the outrageous story of Somen “Steve” Banerjee (Kumail Nanjiani), an Indian immigrant who became the unlikely founder of the world’s greatest male-stripping empire—and let nothing stand in his way in the process.
‘The Immaculate Room’ (Hulu)
Secrets and private demons emerge when a seemingly perfect young couple competes for a 5 million dollar prize by isolating themselves in an empty white room for 50 days. No phones, no family – only the room trying to break their resolve.
CONTINUED WEEKLY EPISODES:
This series explores a new perspective from the Star Wars galaxy, focusing on Cassian Andor’s (Diego Luna) journey to discover the difference he can make. The series brings forward the tale of the burgeoning rebellion against the Empire and how people and planets became involved. It’s an era filled with danger, deception and intrigue where Cassian will embark on the path that is destined to turn him into a rebel hero. All episodes are now streaming.
‘Bleach: Thousand Year Blood War’ (Hulu)
After a ten year hiatus, the hit anime Bleach is returning to finally finish its story in a big way. Ichigo and his friends return to save their world and the Soul Society once again, with the threat this time around being the mighty Quincies. The final arc begins now, and it’s going to be a bloodbath. The first seven episodes are now streaming.
‘The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula: Titans’ (Shudder)
Your favorite drag monsters are back to compete in a grand championship of drag artistry and physical challenges for a $100,000 grand prize, along with the headlining spot on the upcoming world tour and the first ever “Dragula Titans” crown and title. The first five episodes are now streaming.
‘Mythic Quest (Season 3)’ (Apple TV+)
an (Ron McElhenney) and Poppy (Charlotte Nicdao) navigate the gaming world and their partnership at the newly formed GrimPop Studios, Dana (Imani Haki) is forced to play mediator to her bosses’ incessant bickering. Back at Mythic Quest, David (David Hornsby) settles into his new role as the boss where he truly finds himself in charge for the first time with Jo (Jessie Ennis) returning as his assistant — more loyal and militant than ever; and Carol (Naomi Ekperigin) attempts to figure out where she fits in after a new promotion. At Berkeley, Rachel (Ashly Burch) struggles to balance her morals with capitalism, while a post-prison Brad tries to return to society as a reformed man. The first four episodes are now streaming.
‘Tulsa King’ (Paramount+)
Tulsa King follows New York mafia capo Dwight “The General” Manfredi (Sylvester Stallone), just after he is released from prison after 25 years and unceremoniously exiled by his boss to set up shop in Tulsa, Okla. Realizing that his mob family may not have his best interests in mind, Dwight slowly builds a “crew” from a group of unlikely characters, to help him establish a new criminal empire in a place that to him might as well be another planet. The first two episodes are now streaming.
Also streaming now:
Netflix – ‘Blood, Sex & Royalty’, ‘Lesson Plan’, ‘Taco Chronicles: Cross the Border’, ‘The Boxtrolls’, ‘The Swimmers’, ‘Southpaw’, ‘The Vanishing’, ‘Blood & Water (Season 3)’, ‘Ghislaine Maxwell: Filthy Rich’, ‘Khakee: The Bihar Chapter’
Hulu – ‘Death in the Dorms’, ‘Wrong Place’
HBO Max – ‘King Tweety’, ‘Ben is Back’, ‘Shaq’, ‘We’re Here (Season 3)’
Disney+ – ‘The Hip Hop Nutcracker’, ‘Heroes of the Sky: The Mighty Eighth Air Force’, ‘Life and Death in Paradise: Crocs of the Caribbean’
COMING NEXT WEEK:
Netflix – ‘Crime Scene: The Texas Killing Fields’, ‘My Name is Vendetta’, ‘The Lost Patient’, ‘21 Jump Street’, ‘Forged in Fire: Knife or Death’, ‘Hachi: A Dog’s Tale’, ‘Sniper: Rogue Mission’, ‘Solace’, ‘The Happytime Murders’, ‘The Masked Singer’, ‘Troll’, ‘Troy’
Hulu – ‘A Banquet’, ‘Alone Together’, ‘How to Please a Woman’, ‘Planet Sex with Cara Delevinge’, ‘Anger Management’, ‘Awakenings’, ‘Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead’, ‘Christine’, ‘The Da Vinci Code’, ‘Dawn of the Dead (2004)’, ‘Final Destination Franchise’, ‘Hancock’, ‘The Happening’, ‘I, Frankenstein’, ‘Liar, Liar’, ‘The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou’, ‘Machine Gun Preacher’, ‘Never Back Down’, ‘Pathfinder’, ‘The Royal Tenenbaums’, ‘The Rider’, ‘Wall Street’, ‘Darby and the Dead’, ‘American Carnage’, ‘Gone in the Night’
Shudder – ‘A Wounded Fawn’, ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street Collection’, ‘Night of the Comet’
HBO Max – ‘My So-Called High School Rank’, ‘3:10 to Yuma (1957)’, ‘10,000 BC’, ‘Burn After Reading’, ‘De Palma’, ‘First Reformed’, ‘Gone Girl’, ‘Green Room’, ‘Hellraiser Collection’, ‘Hook’, ‘The Maze Runner’, ‘The Purge: Anarchy’, ‘Redemption’, ‘Reindeer Games’, ‘The Sea of Trees’, ‘Street Kings’, ‘Robbie the Reindeer’
Apple TV+ – ‘Slow Horses (Season 2)’
Disney+ – ‘Willow’, ‘Buried Secrets of WWII’, ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules’, ‘The Territory’, ‘Akashinga: The Brave Ones’, ‘Heroes of the Mediterranean’, ‘Patagonia Wings’
Paramount+ – ‘Robbie the Reindeer’, ‘Sun Records’, ‘Ace Ventura’, ‘The Breakfast Club’, ‘Capture the Flag’, ‘The Cave’, ‘Clear and Present Danger’, ‘Cloverfield’, ‘Dead Again’, ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’, ‘The Expendables Trilogy’, ‘Footloose’, ‘The Forbidden Kingdom’, ‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall’, ‘Friday the 13th’, ‘Halloween H20: 20 Years Later’, ‘Halloween VI: The Curse of Michael Myers’, ‘Heist’, ‘The Hurt Locker’, ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’, ‘In the Line of Fire’, ‘A League of Their Own’, ‘Malcolm X’, ‘Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein’, ‘Mission: Impossible III’, ‘Moonstruck’, ‘Pet Sematary’, ‘Rosemary’s Baby’, ‘Shutter Island’, ‘Small Soldiers’, ‘True Grit’, ‘Young Sherlock Holmes’