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Weekend Watchlist: ‘Knives Out,’ ‘Love is Colorblind,’ and more

By Kara Santos Published Mar 04, 2022 4:29 pm

Knives Out, a 2019 murder mystery film that features an all star cast including Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis, Don Johnson, Christopher Plummer and more, is set to debut on Netflix. The stylish whodunit follows a master detective investigating the death of the patriarch of a wealthy, dysfunctional family. 

Fans of local showbiz will be happy to see another Donny Pangilinan and Belle Mariano title on Netflix as well. Love Is Color Blind was released on Tuesday, March 1 on the platform. Originally released in December via KTX.ph, the film follows the story of the headstrong Cara (Mariano), who makes it her mission to help her best friend Ino (Pangilinan) regain his happiness, after an accident impaired his vision.

Acclaimed director Edgar Wright’s psychological thriller Last Night In Soho starring Anya Taylor-Joy and Thomasin McKenzie also premieres on Upstream starting March 3.

Check out what’s new on Netflix, HBO GO, and other streaming sites this week from Feb. 28 to March 6, 2022.

Netflix

Knives Out

Synopsis: A detective unravels the tangled web of secrets and lies surrounding the death of a successful crime novelist and his unsettling, eccentric family.

Love is Colorblind

Synopsis: When an artist becomes colorblind after an accident, his long-besotted friend tries to help. But two other love interests complicate matters.

My Roommate is a Gumiho

Synopsis: After meeting a mysterious yet very beautiful girl, a wannabe action star discovers that she's, in fact, a gumiho—a legendary fox with nine tails.

Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

Synopsis: After breaking it off with the Joker, Harley Quinn becomes a target until she teams up with an all-women superhero squad to battle a crime kingpin.

Juno

Synopsis: Facing an unplanned pregnancy while in high school, quirky teen Juno devises a plan to locate her unborn baby's perfect adoptive parents.

Zodiac

Synopsis: A political cartoonist, a crime reporter and a pair of cops investigate San Francisco's infamous Zodiac Killer in this thriller based on a true story.

Halloween

Synopsis: A masked killer who went on a Halloween night murder spree 40 years ago escapes incarceration, targeting the victim who got away—and her family.

The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure

Synopsis: A gutsy crew of Joseon pirates and bandits battle stormy waters, puzzling clues and militant rivals in search of royal gold lost at sea.

Making Fun

Synopsis: Grumpy expert maker Jimmy DiResta fields kids' ideas for delightfully pointless inventions.

The Weekend Away

Synopsis: When her best friend vanishes during a girls trip to Croatia, Beth races to figure out what happened. But each clue yields another unsettling deception.

HBO GO

Jolt

Synopsis: A woman with severe anger issues uses a special electrode device to zap herself back to normalcy anytime she feels the urge to brutally murder someone. When a man she falls for is murdered, she becomes determined to bring the culprits to justice.

Kamikaze

Synopsis: Julie's wealthy parents and brother die in a plane crash, leaving Julie alone in an empty mansion to reevaluate what she considers important in life.

Prime Video

The Boys Presents: Diabolical: Season 1

Synopsis: From some of the most unhinged and maniacal minds in Hollywood today comes Diabolical, a collection of eight irreverent and emotionally shocking animated short films. Featuring stories by Seth Rogen, Kumail Nanjiani, Aisha Tyler, and more, each episode plunges elbow-deep into unseen crevices of The Boys Universe.

Lucy and Desi

Synopsis: From director Amy Poehler, Lucy and Desi explores the unlikely partnership and enduring legacy of one of the most prolific power couples in entertainment history. Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz risked everything to be together. Their love for each other led to the most influential show in the history of television, I Love Lucy.

Upstream

Last Night in Soho

Synopsis: An aspiring fashion designer gets to travel back to the ’60s through her dreams where she sees the life of a young woman singing in a club. Soon, her visions turn into something more sinister.