Between VOD, Redbox, Netflix and the rest of the streaming platforms, a lot of content has been released this week. So I went through and found some of the best options you can watch this weekend.
New at Redbox
The Way Back
Jack Cunningham was an HS basketball phenom who walked away from the game, forfeiting his future. Years later, when he reluctantly accepts a coaching job at his alma mater, he may get one last shot at redemption.
Barely escaping an avalanche during a family ski vacation in the Alps, a married couple is thrown into disarray as they are forced to reevaluate their lives and how they feel about each other.
Still the single worst film I saw in 2019, maybe check it out for yourself.
Click here for my review.
Brahms: The Boy II
After a family moves into the Heelshire Mansion, their young son soon makes friends with a life-like doll called Brahms.
I haven’t seen this one yet but this kid looks terrifying.
New to Netflix
The LoveBirds – May 22nd
A couple (Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani) experiences a defining moment in their relationship when they are unintentionally embroiled in a murder mystery.
The film initially scheduled to be released in theaters on April 3rd is now being dropped on Netflix May 22nd.
We will be doing a The LoveBirds Netflix Watch Party Saturday Night May 23rd starting at 8pm EST. We will be tweeting along while watching the film.
For more details head on over to the MCDI Twitter: MCDI Twitter
Patton Oswalt: I Love Everything – May 19th
Turning 50. Finding love again. Buying a house. Experiencing existential dread at Denny’s. Life comes at Patton Oswalt fast in this stand-up special.
Whats New on VOD
Set in the underworld of debt-collecting and follows the homegrown hustler Peg Dahl, who will do anything to escape Buffalo, NY.
When a routine traffic stop results in the unexplained, grisly death of her colleague, a cop (Mary J. Blige) realizes footage of the incident will play for her eyes only. As the attacks mount, she races to understand the supernatural force behind them.
Jacob is a film critic and co-founder of the Music City Drive-In. He is a member of the Music City Film Critics’ Association and specializes in the awards season. You can find him on Twitter @Tberry57.