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‘Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning’ and other new shows to watch this weekend

By Kara Santos Published Jul 30, 2021 8:10 pm

The weekend is finally here, and with it a fresh serving of streaming films and series you can binge watch after a rainy week.

Here's our latest roundup of the newly-released films and series on Netflix this week that you may want to check out.

Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning

Synopsis: Before he was a protector, Kenshin was a fearsome assassin known as Battosai. But when he meets the gentle Tomoe Yukishiro, his story begins to change.

Encounter

Synopsis: Following a chance encounter overseas, a woman with much to lose and a man with little to his name meet again as employer and employee.

The Princess and the Matchmaker

Synopsis: When a Joseon princess hears that a list of potential marital matches has been presented to the king, she sets out to check out the candidates herself.

Resident Evil

Synopsis: After researchers turn into zombies in a secret lab, the government sends in an elite task force to contain the outbreak.

Spy Kids

Synopsis: The tables are turned when pint-sized kids Carmen and Juni must rescue their secret-agent parents from the diabolical clutches of Alexander Minion.

My Fair Lady

Synopsis: When a cockney flower girl takes elocution lessons from an aloof professor, he decides to introduce her to high society, transforming both their lives.

Serendipity

Synopsis: After a chance encounter, two strangers already in other relationships realize they have genuine chemistry. Years later, they yearn to reunite.

Glow Up: The Next Makeup Star (Season 3)

Synopsis: Who will be the next makeup star? Ten fresh faces push to delivery on-point technique and peak creativity amind a gauntlet of jaw-dropping challenges.

Re: Zero - Starting Life in Another World (Season 2)

Synopsis: On his way home from the convenience store, teenager Subaru Natsuki is transported to another world, where he gains the power to reverse time by dying.

Family History

Synopsis: A devoted family man attempts to make light of his situation when dealt with devastating revelations about his wife and marriage.

Magikland

Synopsis: Four kids find themselves transported to the fantasy world of a popular mobile game and embark on a heroic quest to defeat a powerful villain.