TGIF! It’s finally Friday night and you can go to work, go home, relax and unwind. It’s also the middle of winter, making it the perfect time to stay home, watch movies and TV shows, and order Chinese food and pizza.
Luckily, with so many streaming services readily available to us these days, there’s always something new to stream. This weekend we have action, science fiction, horror and much-needed comic relief. Basically, there’s a little something for everyone.
You can also check out our previous list of new content for January here.
violent night (peacock)
violent night fundamentally die hard With Santa Claus instead of John McClane. in short, die hard was one of the best Christmas movies of all time, so it makes sense to up the holiday ante. Of course, this particular Santa Claus (played by David Harbor) is also drunk and a bit deranged, but he gets the job done. This movie just became available for streaming on Peacock.
I recently interviewed David Harbor. stranger things.
From Yong Sang-ho, director of great zombie movies Train to Busan Not that great, but still pretty interesting Hellbound, JUNG_E is a South Korean sci-fi action thriller that I haven’t seen myself yet, but it looks pretty fun. Cyborg battles, AI warriors and cyberpunk intrigues.Sounds fun to me (but if you haven’t seen it Train to Busan you have to see it! )
That 90’s Show (Netflix)
Ever since I heard I admit That 90’s show—sequel series of That 70’s show—I was very skeptical. The original show was great, this one lands in an era where quality is less important than ticking a box, and a faithful adaptation and sequel is a diamond in the rough. It’s well-reviewed and should be a fun dose of nostalgia—let’s see how accurate it is to the ’90s!
See everything coming to Netflix in January here.
The Last of Us (HBO Max)
This is HBO Max’s fantastic new zombie drama based on the Naughty Dog video game. This is one of the rarest video game adaptations that is actually quite good. The story follows the survivors of a mysterious fungal pandemic that transforms people into mindless zombies who are quick, extremely dangerous and part of a connected collective consciousness. It’s dark, emotionally powerful and really well written, produced and acted. Also, if you want to follow along, this blog summarizes and reviews the shows each week.
Read my review of Last of Us here.
Hmm this looks really creepy. Weird he likes A24 movies and frenetic dream thrillers, male It should tickle your fancy.Directed by Alex Garland Ex Machina, Director, and Jesse Buckley (really weird i’m thinking of ending things) stars in a film about a woman who goes to the English countryside and goes straight to a terrifying nightmare. It looks pretty niche — a love or hate movie.But if you haven’t seen Ex Machina Still, check it out too!
The Legend of Vox Machina (Amazon Prime Video)
i absolutely adore The Legend of Vox Machina, Funny, lewd, hilarious, exciting animated series based on key roles D&D motion. Great characters, lots of adventures and beautiful animation. Season 1 was great, and from what I’ve seen season 2 is going to be even better.
We interviewed talented voice actors. You can read it here. Or watch part 1 of the video interview below.
what not to see
Unless you enjoy watching TV shows you hate, I’m passing Velma, Another big new release for HBO.The prequel series scooby doo A huge swing and a miss from Mindy Kaling and HBO. At least we were able to integrate the internet. No one likes this funny animated disaster.
You can also check out our list of the best TV shows of 2022, in case you missed something from last year. The good thing about immersing yourself in what’s already out is that even shows that are released weekly can now be binge-watched.
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