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‘The Suicide Squad,’ ‘A Girl and A Guy’ and more new shows to watch this weekend

By Kara Santos Published Nov 05, 2021 5:14 pm

Looking for something new to stream this weekend?

James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad, featuring DC's dangerous delinquent supervillains Bloodsport, Peacemaker, King Shark, Harley Quinn and more, finally dropped this week on HBO Go Asia.

Trending new Filipino shows this week on Netflix include Erik Matti's raunchy drama A Girl + A Guy which originally debuted as an Upstream original, and popular YA series from ABS-CBN He’s Into Her starring Donny Pangilinan and Belle Mariano.

For anime and gaming fans, there's also Arcane, a new animated series set in the League of Legends universe from the popular video game.

Here’s a roundup of the newest films and series that dropped on HBO Go, Amazon and Netflix this first week of November 2021 for your weekend watchlist.

HBO Go

The Suicide Squad

Synopsis: Welcome to hell-a.k.a. Belle Reve, the prison with the highest mortality rate in the US of A. Where the worst Super-Villains are kept and where they will do anything to get out-even join the super-secret, super-shady Task Force X.

Amazon

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain 

Synopsis: The extraordinary true story of eccentric British artist Louis Wain (Benedict Cumberbatch), whose playful, sometimes even psychedelic pictures helped to transform the public's perception of cats forever. 

Netflix

A Girl + A Guy

Synopsis: Two young people take different approaches to moving on after breakups. But a global event turns modern dating upside down.

He’s Into Her

Synopsis: While attending a new school in Manila, a spunky teen clashes with a popular student, which soon leads to a series of pranks — and a romantic spark.

Army of Thieves

Synopsis: In this prequel to "Army of the Dead," a mysterious woman recruits bank teller Dieter to help her crew crack three legendary safes across Europe.

It: Chapter Two

Synopsis: Twenty-seven years after their terrifying run-in with Pennywise, the Losers Club get the dreaded call to return to Derry and finish what they started.

The Goonies

Synopsis: A group of misfit children discovers a pirate-treasure map and embarks on a journey to find the riches in this beloved 1980s classic.

The Good Doctor (Season 4)

Synopsis: A talented surgeon with autism and savant syndrome joins a prestigious hospital, where he faces skepticism from both the patients and staff.

The Harder They Fall

Synopsis: Gunning for revenge, outlaw Nat Love saddles up with his gang to take down enemy Rufus Buck, a ruthless crime boss who just got sprung from prison.

The Lighthouse

Synopsis: A lighthouse keeper in 1890s New England begins to suspect that his veteran partner is dangerously unhinged – but he's hiding some secrets of his own.

Arcane

Synopsis: The origins of two iconic League champions, set in the utopian Piltover and the oppressed underground of Zaun.

Transformers: The Last Knight

Synopsis: After Optimus Prime takes a dark turn, Cade Yeager joins forces with a group of Autobots to stop a villainous plot to destroy Earth.

Love Hard

Synopsis: After meeting her perfect match on a dating app, an LA writer learns she's been catfished when she flies 3,000 miles to surprise him for Christmas.