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Weekend Watchlist: ‘Yes Day’ and other Netflix shows to catch

By Kara Santos Published Mar 12, 2021 3:11 am

With the recent surge in COVID-19 cases and a blanket curfew imposed once again in Metro Manila, it makes sense to stay home and stay safe as much as possible. 

But even if you have to cancel your plans, at least you can still enjoy a fun weekend at home with a whole bunch of new films including family-friendly fare along with some action-packed series and thrillers.

Check out our latest roundup of the newest films and top trending series on Netflix to give you ideas for your weekend viewing.

YES DAY

Synopsis: A mom and dad who usually say no decide to say yes to their kids’ wildest requests—with a few ground rules—on a whirlwind day of fun and adventure.

Sentinelle

Synopsis: Transferred home after a traumatizing combat mission, a highly trained French soldier uses her lethal skills to hunt down the man who hurt her sister.

The One

Synopsis: Love and lies spiral when a DNA researcher helps discover a way to find the perfect partner, and creates a bold new matchmaking service.

The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

Synopsis: A CIA agent and KGB operative put their differences aside to combat a global crime organization in this droll actioner based on the 1960s TV series.

Happy Death Day 2U

Synopsis: After surviving her death day countless times, a woman is once again caught in a time loop, but her friends are now victims alongside her.

Dealer

Synopsis: Tensions erupt when two filmmakers infiltrate an area ruled by gangs to shoot a music video for a rapper in this gritty found-footage series.

Paper Lives

Synopsis: In the streets of Istanbul, ailing waste warehouse worker Mehmet takes a small boy under his wing and must soon confront his own traumatic childhood.

Tunnel

Synopsis: A detective finds himself 30 years in the future and must solve a string of grisly crimes before he can return to the past.

Love Alarm: Season 2

Synopsis: In a world where an app alerts people if someone in the vicinity likes them, Kim Jojo experiences young love while coping with personal adversities.

Last Chance U: Basketball

Synopsis: “Last Chance U” hits the hardwood in East Los Angeles as a coach with strong convictions leads young men who hope to fulfill major college potential.

Marriage or Mortgage

Synopsis: A wedding planner and a real estate agent compete to win the hearts and budgets of spouses-to-be. Will they pick fairy-tale nuptials or a dream home?

This Time I’ll Be Sweeter

Synopsis: When a reporter reconnects with a college flame during an assignment, she wonders if she should give him another chance—despite her past heartbreak.

(Images via Netflix)