This week, there are plenty of exciting movies and shows to watch on various streaming platforms. From mysterious thrillers to period dramas, these selections are sure to keep you entertained and engaged. Here’s what you should check out:
Don’t Worry Darling
Don’t Worry Darling, available on Netflix, is a captivating film starring Florence Pugh and Harry Styles. Set in a perfectly crafted ’60s-style company town, the story follows Alice (Pugh), a seemingly happy housewife married to Jack (Styles). However, as the plot unfolds, it becomes clear that things are not as they seem. This movie offers twists and turns that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
If you’re in the mood for a period drama, Corsage on Hulu is an excellent choice. Vicky Krieps portrays Empress Elisabeth of Austria, who is grappling with a mid-life crisis and the fading beauty of her 40th birthday. This film provides a unique perspective on historical biopics and showcases Krieps’ exceptional talent. The setting of late 19th century Austria adds an intriguing layer to the story.
The Other Black Girl
Adapted from the book of the same name, The Other Black Girl tackles the issue of corporate racism with a twist. Streaming on Hulu, this series revolves around Nella (Sinclair Daniel), the only Black female employee at a successful publishing house. When another Black woman, Hazel (Ashleigh Murray), joins the company, Nella’s excitement quickly turns to unease as she uncovers sinister secrets within the organization.
Sitting in Bars With Cake
Sitting in Bars With Cake is a new dramedy available on Amazon Prime, based on a unique cookbook of the same name. The story follows Corinne (Odessa A’zion) and Jane (Yara Shahidi), two best friends in Los Angeles. Corinne, a people person, encourages the shy Jane to use her baking skills to connect with others through “cakebarring” – bringing a full cake to a bar to strike up conversations. This heartwarming movie explores human connections and the power of friendship.
Interview with the Vampire
AMC+ has partnered with Max to bring you Interview with the Vampire, a series based on the film from 1994. Jacob Anderson and Sam Reid step into the roles originally played Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise, delving deeper into the captivating and psychosexual tale. This show is perfect for those who enjoy thrilling horror with a touch of romance and is available for a limited time.
The Changeling is a new fantasy horror series on Apple TV+, directed Melina Matsoukas. The story revolves around a married couple (played LaKeith Stanfield and Clark Backo) who experience a major fallout after the birth of their child. As the mother disappears, Stanfield’s character embarks on a nightmarish journey to reunite his family. With stunning visuals and gripping storytelling, this series is a must-watch.
Overall, this week offers a diverse range of movies and shows on various streaming platforms. Whether you’re in the mood for mystery, drama, or horror, there’s something for everyone. Sit back, relax, and enjoy your streaming time!
– Odessa A’zion and Yara Shahidi in Sitting in Bars With Cake. Saeed Adyani/Prime Video
– Don’t Worry Darling (Netflix)
– Corsage (Hulu)
– The Other Black Girl (Hulu)
– Sitting in Bars With Cake (Amazon Prime)
– Interview with the Vampire (Max)
– The Changeling (Apple TV+)