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Weekend Watchlist: ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ and other shows to watch

By Kara Santos Published Jun 25, 2021 6:33 pm

What's new and hot on streaming services this week?

Godzilla vs. Kong made its Philippine debut on HBO GO this week. The film follows the story of Godzilla and Kong, as these two legends collide in a spectacular battle for the ages, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance.

Coincidentally, Godzilla Singular Point, an all-new animated TV series that marks the beginning of a new project for one of Japan’s most iconic characters, also dropped on Netflix this week.

Currently taking the top trending spot in the Philippines on Netflix is Wild Little Love, a romantic-comedy film starring Andrea Brillantes and Seth Fedelin. The Benedict Mique-directed film is the latest ABS-CBN title to be released on Netflix, joining an already wide library of Kapamilya productions streaming on the service.

Here's the latest roundup of new films and series you may want to watch on streaming services this weekend.

Godzilla vs. Kong

Synopsis: Kong and his protectors undertake a perilous journey to find his true home. Along for the ride is Jia, an orphaned girl who has a unique and powerful bond with the mighty beast. However, they soon find themselves in the path of an enraged Godzilla as he cuts a swath of destruction across the globe.

Godzilla Singular Point

Synopsis: Brought together by a mysterious song, a grad student and an engineer lead the fight against an unimaginable force that may spell doom for the world.

Wild Little Love

Synopsis: Forced by her dad to attend public school, a popular private school prankster tries to survive her new environment and embarks on an unlikely romance

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Synopsis: Space cops Valerian and Laureline embark on a mission to retrieve a near-extinct creature, rescue their kidnapped commander and protect the galaxy.

Silver Skates

Synopsis: On the frozen rivers and canals of St. Petersburg, a petty thief on skates warms the heart of an aristocrat’s daughter as forces try to keep them apart.

Fatherhood

Synopsis: A widowed new dad copes with doubts, fears, heartache and dirty diapers as he sets out to raise his daughter on his own. Inspired by a true story.

Crawl

Synopsis: While trying to save her dad during a hurricane, a woman becomes trapped in the flooded crawl space of their home as a deadly threat lurks in the water.

The Debutantes 

Synopsis: An outcast hoping to fit in with the popular girls at school has eerie dreams as a deadly curse follows them ahead of their 18th birthday celebration.

April Snow

Synopsis: A man and a woman meet in the hospital after their respective partners are involved in a car accident and learn that they've been having an affair.

Good on Paper

Synopsis: After years of putting her career first, a stand-up comic meets a guy who seems perfect: smart, nice, successful... and possibly too good to be true.

The Bold Type

Synopsis: At a women's magazine in New York, three millennials juggle their careers, romance, friendships and big-city life while finding their own voices.

American Assasin

Synopsis: After grad student Mitch Rapp suffers a tragic loss during a terrorist attack, his single-minded thirst for vengeance catches the interest of the CIA.

This is Pop

Synopsis: Uncover the real stories behind your favorite pop songs as this docuseries charts the impact of the festival scene, Auto-Tune, boy bands and more.

Too Hot to Handle: Season 2

Synopsis: On the shores of paradise, gorgeous singles meet and mingle. But there’s a twist. To win a $100,000 grand prize, they’ll have to give up sex.