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Weekend Watchlist: ‘Over the Moon’, ‘To the Lake’ and more

By Kara Santos Published Oct 23, 2020 3:57 am

There are loads of traditional horror movies and series dropping next week in time for the spookiest time of the year – Halloween. But before you dive into the world of slasher flicks and zombies, take it easy with some heartfelt animated films, catch up on the hottest trending series in the country, and check out some newly released psychological thrillers.

Here’s a fresh list of recommendations to watch this weekend. 

Netflix

Over the Moon

Synopsis: Fueled by memories of her mother, resourceful Fei Fei builds a rocket to the moon on a mission to prove the existence of a legendary moon goddess. The animated musical directed by Oscar-Winning Filmmaker & Animator, Glen Keane stars an all-Asian-American voice cast including Fil-Am singer-actress Cathy Ang as Fei Fei, Philippa Soo, Sandra Oh, John Cho, Ken Jeong and more.

Rebecca

Synopsis: A young newlywed moves to her husband’s imposing estate, where she must contend with his sinister housekeeper and the haunting shadow of his late wife. The Netflix original film is a modern adaptation of Daphne Du Maurier's 1938 gothic novel.

The Queen’s Gambit

Synopsis: In a 1950s orphanage, a young girl reveals an astonishing talent for chess and begins an unlikely journey to stardom while grappling with addiction. The riveting adaptation of Walter Tevis’ groundbreaking novel starring Anya Taylor-Joy comes to Netflix on October 23rd.

The Hows Of Us

Synopsis: A young couple's house was once a happy home. But with one as the breadwinner and the other looking for a big break, can love still live here?

Start-Up

Synopsis: Young entrepreneurs aspirin to launch virtual dreams into reality compete for success and love in the cuthroat world of Korea’s high-tech industry.

To the Lake

Synopsis: Facing the end of civilization when a terrifying plague strikes, a group risks their lives, loves – and humanity – in a brutal struggle to survive. 

HBO GO

Abominable

Synopsis: When mischievous friends discover a young yeti on their roof, they embark on a thrilling adventure to reunite the magical creature with his family.

Tiger: My Life as a Cat

Synopsis: After dying in an accident, a manga artist with a gambling problem is given one month back with his family to redeem himself – in the body of a cat. 

(Image from Netflix)