Screen Crusades: Weekly Streaming Guide 9.16.22 - Knotfest

Screen Crusades: Weekly Streaming Guide 9.16.22

Posted by Nicolás Delgadillo in Culture on September 19, 2022

A remake of Goodnight Mommy drops onto Prime Video, Shudder unleashes some new original horror and much more


‘Flux Gourmet’ (Shudder)

A dysfunctional sonic collective – a band devoted to the sounds of the culinary arts – navigates rivalries internal and external in this absurdly original feast for the senses.

‘Goodnight Mommy’ (Amazon Prime Video)

In this American remake of the 2014 cult horror favorite from Austria, twin brothers (Cameron and Nicholas Crovetti) arrive at their mother’s (Naomi Watts) country home to discover her face covered in bandages – the result, she explains, of recent cosmetic surgery. They immediately sense that something doesn’t add up. As her behavior grows increasingly bizarre and erratic, a horrifying thought takes root in the boys’ minds: The sinking suspicion that the woman beneath the gauze, who’s making their food and sleeping in the next room, isn’t their mother at all.

‘Do Revenge’ (Netflix)

After a clandestine run-in, Drea (Alpha, fallen it girl played by Camila Mendes) and Eleanor (beta, new alt girl played by Maya Hawke) team up to go after each other’s tormentors. Do Revenge is a subverted Hitchcock-ian dark comedy featuring the scariest protagonists of all: teenage girls.

‘Speak No Evil’ (Shudder)

One family accepts an invitation to the rural home of another they met on holiday, only to find their lives altered in unexpected, deeply horrifying way. Directed by Christian Tafdrup.

‘Cyberpunk: Edgerunners’ (Netflix)

Based on the popular Cyberpunk 2077 video game, this series tells a standalone, 10-episode story about a street kid trying to survive in Night City — a technology and body modification-obsessed city of the future. Having everything to lose, he stays alive by becoming an edgerunner — a mercenary outlaw also known as a cyberpunk.

‘Atlanta (Season 4)’ (Hulu)

The final season is at hand for Donald Glover’s television magnum opus. Season 4 finds Earn (Glover), Alfred ‘Paper Boi’ Miles (Brian Tyree Henry), Darius (LaKeith Stanfield) and Van (Zazie Beetz) back in their hometown. But the question is, has Atlanta changed or have they?

‘The Outfit’ (Amazon Prime Video)

From the Academy Award-winning writer of The Imitation Game (Graham Moore) comes The Outfit, a gripping and masterful thriller in which an expert tailor (Academy Award winner Mark Rylance) must outwit a dangerous group of mobsters in order to survive a fateful night.

‘The Handmaid’s Tale (Season 5)’ (Hulu)

In the fifth season of this harrowing dystopian epic, June (Elisabeth Moss) will faces consequences for her actions while struggling to redefine her identity and purpose. She and Luke (O. T. Fagbenle) are still joined in their mission to save Hannah and get her out of Gilead. Meanwhile, Serena Waterford (Yvonne Strahovski) wants to protect her baby at all costs.

‘Los Espookys (Season 2)’ (HBO Max)

Season two finds our charismatic Los Espookys leader and gore enthusiast, Renaldo (Bernardo Velasco), haunted by the ghost of a beauty pageant queen, while Úrsula (Cassandra Ciangherotti), enlists an old acquaintance to challenge the political status quo. Úrsula’s well-meaning sister, Tati (Ana Fabrega), is adjusting to her life as a newlywed, while balancing a new gig, and Renaldo’s ominous best friend, Andrés (Julio Torres), tries to find his place in the world after appeasing his inner demons (literally). Meanwhile, Uncle Tico (Fred Armisen) is searching for a new purpose after his valet career is derailed.

‘Vampire Academy’ (Peacock)

In a world of privilege and glamour, two young women’s friendship transcends their strikingly different classes as they prepare to complete their education and enter vampire society. One as a powerful Royal, the other a half-vampire Guardian trained to protect against the savage ‘Strigoi’ who threaten to tear their society apart. That is, if Royal infighting doesn’t do the job first.  


‘Five Days at Memorial’ (Apple TV+)

Based on the nonfiction book by Sheri Fink, Five Days at Memorial chronicles the impact of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath on a hospital. When the floodwaters rise, power fails and heat soars, exhausted caregivers at a New Orleans hospital are forced to make decisions that will follow them for years to come. All episodes are now streaming.

‘She-Hulk: Attorney at Law’ (Disney+)

Jennifer Walters (Tatiana Maslany) becomes the powerful She-Hulk after a blood transfusion from her cousin, Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo). Walters struggles to juggle her career as a lawyer – specifically one who specializes in superhero-related cases – with her recent big and green transformations, as well as a romantic life. Jameela Jamil also stars in the series as Titania, a rival for Walters, and Tim Roth will be reprising his role as Emil Blonsky AKA The Abomination from the original The Incredible Hulk. The first five episodes are now streaming.

‘Bad Sisters’ (Apple TV+)

A delicious blend of both dark comedy and thriller, “Bad Sisters” follows the lives of the Garvey sisters, who are bound together by the premature death of their parents and a promise to always protect one another. The first six episodes are now streaming.

‘House of the Dragon’ (HBO Max)

The reign of House Targaryen begins: House of the Dragon, the prequel to Game of Thrones, is here. Based on George R.R. Martin’s “Fire & Blood,” the series, which is set 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones, tells the story of House Targaryen. The first four episodes are now streaming.

‘Little Demon’ (Hulu)

In FX’s Little Demon, an animated comedy featuring the voices of Danny DeVito and Aubrey Plaza, it has been 13 years since being impregnated by Satan, and a reluctant mother, Laura, and her Antichrist daughter, Chrissy, attempt to live an ordinary life in Delaware. However, the two are constantly thwarted by monstrous forces, including Satan, who yearns for custody of his daughter’s soul. The first five episodes are now streaming.

‘See (Season 3)’ (Apple TV+)

In the final chapter of this epic series, the stakes have never been higher for Baba Voss (Jason Momoa) and his tribe, as a new form of warfare threatens to destroy the world as they know it. The first four episodes are now streaming.

‘Welcome to Wrexham’ (Hulu)

In 2020, Rob and Ryan teamed up to purchase the 5th tier Red Dragons in the hopes of turning the club into an underdog story the whole world could root for. The worry? Rob and Ryan have no experience in football or working with each other. From Hollywood to Wales, from the pitch to the locker room, the front office to the pub, Welcome to Wrexham will track Rob and Ryan’s crash course in football club ownership and the inextricably connected fates of a team and a town counting on two actors to bring some serious hope and change to a community that could use it. The first eight episodes are now streaming.

‘Mike’ (Hulu)

From creator/screenwriter Steven Rogers and the team behind I, Tonya and showrunner Karin Gist (Our Kind of People) comes Mike. The limited series tells the story of the dynamic and controversial life of boxing icon Mike Tyson, starring Trevante Rhodes. The first six episodes are now streaming.

‘Reservation Dogs (Season 2)’ (Hulu)

Reservation Dogs follows a group of four Indigenous teenagers living in rural Oklahoma. Following the death of their friend, the crew looks to steal, scheme and save their way to fulfill their friend’s dream of going to California. In the second season, the gang splits up amid numerous conflicts and failures. The first eight episodes are now streaming.

‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’ (Amazon Prime Video)

The biggest and most expensive television series in history has now begun streaming exclusively on Prime Video and looks to introduce a new generation to Middle Earth. Beginning in a time of relative peace, the series follows an ensemble cast of characters, both familiar and new, as they confront the long-feared re-emergence of evil to Middle-earth. From the darkest depths of the Misty Mountains, to the majestic forests of the elf-capital of Lindon, to the breathtaking island kingdom of Númenor, to the furthest reaches of the map, these kingdoms and characters will carve out legacies that live on long after they are gone. The first four episodes are now streaming.

‘101 Scariest Movie Moments of All Time’ (Shudder)

Master filmmakers and genre experts celebrate and dissect the most terrifying moments of the greatest horror films ever made, exploring how these scenes were created and why they burned themselves into the brains of audiences around the world. An obvious must-see for any respectable horror fan. The first two episodes are now streaming.

‘Rick and Morty (Season 6)’ (HBO Max)

Absurd, disgusting, hilarious, and weirdly genius sci-fi adventures are back in session. It’s season six and Rick and Morty are back! Pick up where we left them, worse for wear and down on their luck. Will they manage to bounce back for more adventures? Or will they get swept up in an ocean of piss! Who knows?! Piss! Family! Intrigue! A bunch of dinosaurs! More piss! Another can’t miss season of your favorite show. The first two episodes are now streaming.

Also streaming now:

Netflix – ‘Colette’, ‘In the Dark (Season 4)’, ‘Roswell, New Mexico (Season 4)’, ‘Broad Peak’, ‘Sins of Our Mother’, ‘The Lørenskog Disappearance’, ‘Bastard!! -Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy- (Season 1 Part 2)’, ‘Bad Words’, ‘Drifting Home’, ‘Jogi’, ‘The Brave Ones’, ‘This Is the End’, ‘Travelin’ Band: Creedence Clearwater Revival at the Royal Albert Hall’

Hulu – ‘The Last Victim’, ‘In Dubious Battle’, ‘Dirty Weekend’, ‘The Grand Seduction’, ‘Around the World in 80 Days’, ‘Higher Power’, ‘The Last Duel’, ‘Alan Partridge’, ‘Cosmos’, ‘The Dustwalker’, ‘Freakonomics’, ‘The Mandela Effect’, ‘Maze Runner: The Death Cure’, ‘Red Dog’, ‘This Mountain Life’, ‘I Think We’re Alone Now’

Shudder – ‘Extraordinary Tales’

HBO Max – ‘The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz’, ‘Tammy’, ‘Dos Monjes’, ‘Lucia’, ‘Good Behavior’

Amazon Prime Video – ‘Dog’, ‘Firebird’

Disney+ – ‘First Alaskans’, ‘In the Womb: Animal Babies’, ‘Mija’, ‘Gorongosa: Paradise Reborn’, ‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’

Paramount+ – ‘Run & Gun’


Netflix – ‘Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story’, ‘The Real Bling Ring: Hollywood Heist’, ‘Human Capital’, ‘Snabba Cash (Season 2)’, ‘The Dreamlife of Georgie Stone’, ‘The Ghost’, ‘A Jazzman’s Blues’, ‘ATHENA’, ‘Lou’

Shudder – ‘Cemetary of Terror’, ‘Grave Robbers’, ‘Videoman’, ‘The House at the End of Time’, ‘I Am Toxic’, ‘Raven’s Hollow’

HBO Max – ‘Secret Origin of the Batwheels’, ‘Escape from Kabul’

Amazon Prime Video – ‘Heatwave’, ‘Prisma’, ‘Firestarter’, ‘Memory’

Disney+ – ‘Star Wars: Andor’, ‘Super/Natural’, ‘Saving Giraffes: The Long Journey Home’, ‘Spies in Disguise’, ‘The Call of the Wild’

Paramount+ – ‘On the Come Up’

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