This month is the season of spying on streamers. with ghost i The Diplomat After arriving on Apple TV Plus and Netflix respectively, Prime Video is taking over this weekend with a brilliant new spy thriller. Citadel.
Disney’s latest live-action reboot is also now available to stream, Peter Pan and Wendywhile HBO Max gets another star-studded murder mystery in the form of David E. Kelley love and death.
Below, we’ve rounded up seven new movies and TV shows to watch on streaming services over the next few days.
Citadel (Prime Video)
Beloved Marvel movie directors Joe and Anthony and Russo turn their attention to television this weekend Citadel on Prime Video.
Intended to be the first of many interconnected series, this six-episode spy thriller, which reportedly cost Prime Video $250 million, stars Richard Madden and Priyanka Chopra Jonas as a pair of independent agents tasked with to take down an Illuminati crime syndicate known as the Manticore. Stanley Tucci and Lesley Manville also star.
suffice it to say, Citadel has so far enjoyed mixed reviews from critics. We described the show as “a vanilla-lite clone of what’s come before,” while others have praised the Russo’s latest venture as “absurdly funny” and “crap TV.” Maybe, then, it could be one of them best Prime Video shows 2023 after all? For some, maybe.
Now available to stream on Prime Video.
Peter Pan and Wendy (Disney Plus)
Disney’s commitment to rehashing all of its beloved animated classics continues in earnest this weekend with Peter Pan and Wendy on Disney Plus.
Headed by The green knight director David Lowery – who we interviewed in 2021: This straight-to-stream movie stomps to the beats of JM Barrie’s family story while shedding a refreshing new light on characters like Captain Hook (played here by Jude Law) and Peter Pan (Alexander Molony) .
Rather like Citadel, Peter Pan and Wendy has divided critics, with some calling it “passable but unnecessary” and others calling it “the year’s most beautiful and touching children’s film”. Our advice? See for yourself, especially given the quality of the director’s work, he might just be one of them best Disney Plus movies.
Now available to stream on Disney Plus.
Love and Death (HBO Max)
Elizabeth Olson swaps the MCU for ’80s Texas in HBO’s latest murder-mystery thriller. love and death.
Now streaming on HBO Max, this seven-episode miniseries adapts the true crime story of Candy Montgomery (Olsen); the church-going housewife who was arrested and tried for the brutal murder of Betty Gore (Lily Rabe), the wife of the man (Jesse Plemons) she was having an affair with.
The first three episodes of love and death are now available to stream in the US, with the remaining four entries arriving weekly every Thursday through May 25. The series will air on ITVX in the UK later this year.
Now available to stream on HBO Max.
Sweet Tooth Season 2 (Netflix)
sweet tooth turned out to be an unexpectedly brilliant new Netflix series premiering in 2021, and Jim Mickle’s post-apocalyptic adventure returns this weekend with a highly anticipated second series.
Once again directed by Christian Convery’s Gus, sweet tooth Season 2 finds its deer-like hero tasked with uncovering the origins of the Great Crumble, an event that saw 98% of the world’s population wiped out by a mysterious virus.
Critics have been quick to point out that despite the darker undertones of its follow-up season, sweet tooth it remains a family affair, although many have also described it Sweet Tooth Season 2 as “a joy for all ages.”
Now available to stream on Netflix.
Fatal Attraction (Paramount Plus)
Last weekend, Prime Video adapted David Cronenberg’s 1988 film Dead Ringers in a star-studded series fit for the 21st century, and Paramount Plus will be hoping to repeat the trick with its own adaptation of Adrian Lyne’s 1987 thriller. fatal attraction.
Starring Joshua Jackson, Amanda Peet and Lizzy Caplan, this eight-episode drama follows the aftermath of an affair between a married man and an obsessive (read: murderous) woman. According to the show’s synopsis, fatal attraction is a “deep reimagining” of Lyne’s original 1987 film, so expect a handful of narrative changes.
The first three episodes of the series are now available to stream Paramount Plus in the UK and US, with the remaining five entries arriving weekly every Sunday until May 25 (the final two episodes will arrive as a pair).
Now available to stream on Paramount Plus.
Saint X (Hulu)
Hulu’s TV library has come on leaps and bounds in recent years, and the Disney subsidiary streamer looks set to add even more to its stock with new drama series. Saint X.
Adapted from Alexis Schaitkin’s novel of the same name, this eight-part series shifts between multiple timelines to explain the mysterious death of an American college student and to document how the event creates a traumatic effect on the his now grown sister.
Alycia Debnam-Carey, West Duchovny, Josh Bonzie, Betsy Brandt, Michael Park and Bre Francis star Saint X, which critics have called “hypnotic” and “creepy.” UK viewers will find this streaming on Disney Plus.
Now available to stream on Hulu in the US and Disney Plus in the UK.
Frog and Toad (Apple TV Plus)
Here’s one to enjoy with the kids this weekend. It comes just months after Apple’s adaptation of the Oscar-winning children’s book The boy, the mole, the fox and the horseanother page-to-screen series, Frog and Toadnow streaming on Apple TV Plus.
Starring the voices of Nat Faxon and Kevin Michael Richardson, this eight-episode children’s show follows the adventures of its titular anthropomorphic animals, Frog and Toad, who found fame in Arnold Lobel’s mega-popular book series.
Now available to stream on Apple TV Plus.
As people continue to look for ways to stay entertained while self-isolating, streaming services offer a range of options. With so many fantastic series and films available, here is a look at some of the fantastic new titles released this weekend (April 28) on Netflix, Prime Video, HBO Max, and more services, courtesy of our friends at Ikaroa TechToday.
From feel-good documentaries to riveting thrillers and even a new animated series, here’s what’s new to watch this weekend:
The Mitchells Vs. The Machines
This fun, family-friendly animated film follows the adventures of the Mitchells, a quirky family who must save the world from tech gone wild.
This miniseries tells the story of serial killer Charles Sobhraj who evaded capture as he traveled through Thailand and India in the 1970s.
New Movies and TV Shows on Prime Video
An imaginative fantasy that follows a young Alice and Peter before they discover Wonderland and Neverland.
This horror drama follows Dr. Louis Creed who, after moving to the country, discovers a mysterious burial ground with sinister secrets.
This Spanish-language series centers around a family of scientists who discover a secret in the woods that will change their lives forever.
Made for Love
Adapted from Alissa Nutting’s novel of the same name, this dark comedy follows Hazel who escapes from her controlling husband, only to find out he has implanted a monitoring device in her brain.
Other streaming services offering new films and TV series this weekend include Apple TV, Hulu, and Disney+. With so many options from Ikaroa TechToday, you’re sure to find something to keep you entertained for hours!