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Best TV series and films to stream this weekend

By Christian Imperio Published Sep 11, 2020 12:00 am Updated Sep 11, 2020 11:17 am

We regularly round up a list of shows and films from various streaming platforms to help you decide what to watch over the weekend. So look no further, because we’ve put together a new set of recommendations for your viewing pleasure.

NETFLIX

#Alive

Synopsis: Trapped in their respective apartments, two polar opposite neighbors must find a way to stay alive while a zombie-creating virus ravages Seoul. The task proves to be immensely harrowing when they're both cut off from technology and their only means of seeing the outside world is through their apartment windows.

Freaks - You’re One of Us

Synopsis: In this German superhero film, a meek fry cook discovers she has superpowers suppressed by years of medication. After teaming up with two others just like her, they uncover a widespread conspiracy and fight for a better world.

The Social Dilemma

Synopsis: We tweet, we like, and we share— but what are the consequences of our growing dependence on social media? As digital platforms increasingly become a lifeline to stay connected, Silicon Valley insiders reveal how social media is reprogramming civilization by exposing what’s hiding on the other side of your screen.

A Million Ways To Die In The West

Synopsis: Seth MacFarlane directs, produces, co-writes and plays the role of the cowardly sheep farmer Albert in A Million Ways to Die in the West. After Albert backs out of a gunfight, his fickle girlfriend leaves him for another man. When a mysterious and beautiful woman rides into town, she helps him find his courage and they begin to fall in love. But when her husband, a notorious outlaw, arrives seeking revenge, the farmer must put his newfound courage to the test.

BLACKkKLANSMAN

Synopsis: It’s the early 1970s, and Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) is the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a name for himself, Stallworth bravely sets out on a dangerous mission: infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan. The young detective soon recruits a more seasoned colleague, Flip Zimmerman (Adam Driver), into the undercover investigation of a lifetime.

AMAZON PRIME VIDEO

UNDONE

Synopsis: UNDONE is a half-hour, genre-bending, animated series that explores the elastic nature of reality through its central character Alma, a twenty-eight-year-old living in San Antonio, Texas. After getting into a car accident and nearly dying, Alma finds she as a new relationship to time. She develops this new ability in order to find out the truth about her father’s death.

Sneaky Pete

Synopsis: A con man (Giovanni Ribisi) on the run from a vicious gangster (Bryan Cranston) takes cover from his past by assuming the identity of his prison cellmate, Pete, “reuniting” with Pete’s estranged family, a colorful, dysfunctional group that threatens to drag him into a world just as dangerous as the one he’s trying to escape - and, just maybe, give him a taste of the loving family he’s never had.

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Synopsis: In 1958 New York, Midge Maisel’s life is on track – husband, kids, and elegant Yom Kippur dinners in their Upper West Side apartment. But when her life takes a surprise turn, she has to quickly decide what else she’s good at – and going from housewife to stand-up comic is a wild choice to everyone but her.

YOUTUBE

I'm Drunk, I Love You

Synopsis: Days before graduation, two college best friends go on one last road trip where they settle how they really feel for each other. But to put it upfront, this is not a love story.

Gayuma

Synopsis: Mike is a young student artist at the UP College of Fine Arts. He is happy with his relationship with his girlfriend named Joy who is also a student taking up a film course. A beautiful and mysterious figure drawing model in their school catches his attention and is slowly drawn to her. He gets to meet her finally whose name is Stella, but Stella is quite elusive. Mike's curiosity slowly turns into obsession that leads to a discovery of a dark heritage and ends in deep erotic passion linked from his family's roots.

Bliss

Synopsis: Jane Ciego (Iza Calzado), a successful actress, produces her own film to gain respect from the industry. During the film production, she is involved in an accident that leaves her disabled. She is left in a secluded house to avoid more attention from the press, under the care and supervision of her husband, Carlo (TJ Trinidad) and a cruel, unusual nurse named Lilibeth (Adrienne Vergara). As days go by, she descends into insanity as she experiences horrors and madness while being trapped in her own home.

iQIYI

Backstreet Rookie

Synopsis: iQIYI original Korean drama, based on the webtoon Convenience Store Saet-byul. It tells an unpredictable 24-hour love story of the four-dimensional innocent girl Jung Saet Byeol(Kim Yoo-jung) who was once a troublemaker and the adorkable caring male store manager, Choi Dae Hyun(Ji Chang-wook), in the context of a convenience store. They have met each other accidentally 4 years ago, back then Saet Byeol asked Dae Hyun to buy cigarettes for them. Until now, Saet Byeol comes to the convenience store Dae Hyun runs for a part-time job, their hilarious romantic story starts.

Flower of Evil

Synopsis: This drama tells the stories of a man who’s living a life full of lies, and a female police officer who suspects her husband of 14 years to be a serial killer.

Love Yourself

Synopsis: Qiyiguo TV producer Sun Yi He (Victoria Song), gym buddy Karen (Celina Jade), talent agent in training, Ding Ding (Karlina Zhang), Vice President of DMA Corporation, Ren Ran (Li Chun) are four ladies in their thirties. Together, they experience the best and sexiest years of their lives, pursuing growth, love, friendship, dreams, independence and spirituality while living in the splendour and comforts of Shanghai.