What to Stream This Weekend


If you want something to watch this weekend, you have several options. From the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens to Angry Birds: Summer Madness, plenty of options are available. Netflix also has some classics you might want to check out before they are no longer in theaters.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars fans eagerly anticipate the release of “The Force Awakens” on the Disney+ streaming service this weekend. It marks the start of a new live-action Star Wars saga that is set 10 years after “Reveal of the Sith.” The movie stars Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Ben Kenobi, as well as newcomer James Earl Jones as Darth Vader. The movie also follows the lives of Obi-Wan and Ben Kenobi, two of the heroes in the first three Star Wars films. The series revolves around the characters Obi-Wan and Ben Kenobi, as well as the mysterious Inquisitors, who are the elite soldiers of the Galactic Empire.

Angry Birds: Summer Madness

If you love Angry Birds games, you’ll be excited to learn that Netflix has ordered an animated series based on the popular mobile game. Known as Summer Madness, the animated series is slated to debut on the streaming service sometime in 2021. It will focus on the characters from the game, including Red, Bomb, Chuck, and the obnoxious Pigs.

Love & Anarchy

If you’re looking for a new show to binge this weekend, you might want to watch “Love & Anarchy” on Netflix. The eight-part series is produced by the same team behind Quicksand and is a comedy/drama. It stars Sofie, a career-driven consultant who is married with two kids, and Max, a young IT technician. The two begin flirting with each other and secretly challenge each other to question modern life.

The Bubble

If you want a fun movie to watch this weekend, try “The Bubble” by Judd Apatow. The movie takes place in the future, and it centers on the making of the Cliff Beasts 6 movie, a movie that is heavily affected by COVID-19 (Cropped Orifice Virus Infection). The film is funny, and it has a great cast.

House of the Dragon

“Game of Thrones” fans can finally catch the latest episode of the series, “House of the Dragon,” this weekend on HBO. The drama follows the Targaryens and their succession to the throne of Westeros. It stars Paddy Considine, Milly Alcock, Emma D’Arcy, and Matt Smith. Also starring are Emily Carey, Olivia Cooke, and Rhys Ifans.

Orphan: First Kill

If you’re looking for a new movie to watch this weekend, look no further than “Orphan: First Kill.” The movie is a true story, but it borrows elements from a documentary about a French con artist who convinced a Texas family that he was their missing son. The film stars JonBenet Ramsey and V.C. Andrews, featuring a powerful performance by Julia Stiles.

Altered Carbon

Try streaming Altered Carbon on Netflix if you’re in the mood for some sci-fi. Based on the novel by Richard K Morgan, the series follows the life of a former rebel soldier named Kovacs. The first season had eight episodes, and Joel Kinnamon played the lead role. The second season added Anthony Mackie to the cast.

The Sea Beat

If you’re looking for an original animated movie to watch this weekend, you should consider streaming Netflix’s The Sea Beast. The movie, by director Chris Williams (Moana, Big Hero 6), tells the story of a monster hunter who sets out to save his world from a giant beast that inhabits the sea. He is challenged to complete his quest when a young girl befriends the monster he’s set out to destroy. The young girl questions the seafarer’s swashbuckling ways.