Luther gets the movie treatment over on Netflix and much more on streaming this weekend
‘Luther: The Fallen Sun’ (Netflix)
In Luther: The Fallen Sun — an epic continuation of the award-winning television saga reimagined for film — a gruesome serial killer is terrorizing London while brilliant but disgraced detective John Luther (Idris Elba) sits behind bars. Haunted by his failure to capture the cyber psychopath who now taunts him, Luther decides to break out of prison to finish the job by any means necessary. The film also stars Cynthia Erivo, Andy Serkis and Dermot Crowley, who returns as Martin Schenk.
‘You (Season 4 – Part 2)’ (Netflix)
Starting anew in London, Joe vows to bury the past and be his best self. But on the rocky road to redemption, a new obsession starts to take hold and bloody hell breaks loose.
‘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.
‘History of the World, Part II’ (Hulu)
Finally, a sequel to the seminal Mel Brooks film, History of the World, Part 1, with each episode featuring a variety of sketches that take us through different periods of human history.
‘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.
‘MH370: The Plane That Disappeared’ (Netflix)
On March 8th, 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared from radar. When the 239 people on board went missing, a global investigation into the greatest mystery of the modern age ensued. Despite official reports, countless theories, and tireless searches for evidence, one central question remained – What Are We Missing?
Outlast is a raw survival competition series where 16 lone wolves must outlast each other in the Alaskan wilderness in an attempt to win 1 million dollars. There is only one rule in this cut throat game: they must be a part of a team to win.
‘The Inhabitant’ (Hulu)
High school can be a nightmare for any teenager. But Tara (Odessa A’zion) lives in the shadow of a harrowing family curse — she’s a descendant of ax-murderess Lizzie Borden. As Tara begins to hear voices and have paranoid visions of butchering her family, people in her small town are attacked and killed — and all evidence points to her. Gripped by her family’s past, Tara must confront the demons that possess her — both real and imaginary — and a shocking truth in this chilling psychological horror.
‘Rain Dogs’ (HBO Max)
A dark comedy from the brilliant new voice of Cash Carraway, Rain Dogs chronicles the life of Costello Jones (Daisy May Cooper), a devoted mother who wants more for her precocious young daughter, Iris (Fleur Tashjian). As she hustles to survive, Costello leans on Selby (Jack Farthing), Iris’ pseudo father (and Costello’s pseudo soulmate), and Gloria (Ronkẹ Adékoluẹjo), the duo’s loyal yet chaotic godmother/best friend – together forming a makeshift swaggerous family bound by a complex but deep-rooted love and defiance towards a system built against them.
‘Chang Can Dunk’ (Disney+)
Chang Can Dunk follows Chang, a 16-year-old, Asian American high school student in the marching band, who bets the school basketball star that he can dunk by Homecoming. The bet leads the 5’ 8″ Chang on a quest to find the hops he needs to dunk in order to impress his crush, Kristy, and finally gain the attention and respect of his high school peers. But before he can rise up and truly throw one down, he’ll have to reexamine everything he knows about himself, his friendships and his family.
CONTINUED WEEKLY EPISODES:
‘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 twelve episodes are now streaming.
‘Servant (Season 4)’ (Apple TV+)
From M. Night Shyamalan, Servant follows a Philadelphia couple in mourning after an unspeakable tragedy creates a rift in their marriage and opens the door for a mysterious force to enter their home. The reckoning arrives in this fourth and final season. The first nine episodes are now streaming with the finale arriving next week.
‘The Last of Us’ (HBO Max)
From the creator of the award winning show Chernobyl and the creator of the original video game, The Last of Us follows Joel (Pedro Pascal) and Ellie (Bella Ramsey), a pair connected through the harshness of the world they live in, who are forced to endure brutal circumstances and ruthless killers on a trek across a post-outbreak America. The first eight episodes are now streaming with the 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. The first eight 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. The first eight episodes are now streaming.
‘Poker Face’ (Peacock)
Poker Face is a 10-episode “mystery-of-the-week” series following Natasha Lyonne’s Charlie, who has an extraordinary ability to determine when someone is lying. She hits the road with her Plymouth Barracuda and with every stop encounters a new cast of characters and strange crimes she can’t help but solve. 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. The first eight 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 four episodes are now streaming.
‘Carnival Row (Season 2)’ (Prime Video)
A growing population of mythological immigrant creatures struggles to coexist with humans after the creatures’ exotic homelands are invaded by the empires of man. The creatures are forbidden to live, love or fly with freedom, but hope lives in darkness. Human detective Rycroft “Philo” Philostrate (Orlando Bloom) and a refugee faerie, Vignette Stonemoss (Cara Delevigne), rekindle a dangerous affair despite being in an increasingly intolerant society. Vignette has a secret that endangers Philo’s world during his most important case yet — a string of gruesome murders threatening the uneasy peace of the Row. The first eight episodes are now streaming with the finale arriving next week.
‘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 six 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 three episodes are now streaming.
‘The Mandalorian (Season 3)’ (Disney+)
The 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 two 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. The first six episodes are now streaming.
Also streaming now:
Netflix – ‘Unlock My Boss’, ‘World War Z’
Hulu – ‘Among the Shadows’, ‘UnPrisoned’, ‘Watcher’
Shudder – ‘The Company of Wolves’
HBO Max – ‘Mortal Kombat (2021)’
Prime Video – ‘The Magnificent Seven’, ‘Secret Headquarters’, ‘The Silent Twins’, ‘The Visitor’, ‘Jackass Forever’
Disney+ – ‘Africa’s Deadliest’
COMING NEXT WEEK:
Netflix – ‘Moneyshot: The PornHub Story’, ‘The Law of the Jungle’, ‘Tiger and Dragon’, ‘Dragged Across Concrete’, ‘Kick-Ass 2’, ‘Riddick Trilogy’, ‘Shadow and Bone (Season 2)’, ‘Agent Elvis’, ‘In His Shadow’, ‘Maestro in Blue’, ‘Noise’, ‘Sky High: The Series’, ‘Strangers’, ‘The Magician’s Elephant’
Hulu – ‘Bad Therapy’, ‘Bayou Caviar’, ‘Changeland’, ‘Flux Gourmet’, ‘In the Fade’, ‘Serena’, ‘Wetlands’, ‘You Laugh But It’s True’, ‘I Think We’re Alone Now’, ‘Official Competition’, ‘There There’, ‘Boston Strangler’, ‘Rubikon’, ‘Summit Fever’
Shudder – ‘Leave’, ‘Holidays’
Disney+ – ‘NHL Big City Greens’, ‘Kiff’, ‘Engineering Connections’, ‘Doogie Howser, M.D.’, ‘Bono & The Edge: A Sort of Homecoming, with Dave Letterman’, ‘Hippo vs. Croc’
Apple TV+ – ‘Ted Lasso (Season 3)’, ‘Extrapolations’
Prime Video – ‘La Guzmán’, ‘Men, Women & Children’, ‘Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris’, ‘Class of ‘07’, ‘Swarm’, ‘The Boy and the World’