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‘Sex Education,’ ‘In the Heights’ and other new shows to watch this weekend

By Kara Santos Published Sep 17, 2021 4:42 pm

Planning your binge-watching lists this weekend? We’ve got you covered.

The third season of Sex Education just dropped on Netflix. Get ready to head back to Moordale with Otis (Asa Butterfield), Maeve (Emma Mackey) and more with eight new episodes to look forward to.

Pinoy film I’m Drunk, I Love You starring Maja Salvador, Paulo Avelino and Dominic Roco has also arrived on the streamer this week following other films from TBA Studios.

One of the latest releases on HBO Go is In the Heights, the film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's first Broadway musical. Set in Washington Heights, the Manhattan neighborhood Miranda grew up in, the story concerns a young Dominican bodega owner and an assortment of other characters during a hot summer in the city. 

Here's our latest roundup of new series premiering this week and movies you can stream online this weeknd.

NETFLIX

Sex Education (Season 3)

Synopsis: Insecure Otis has all the answers when it comes to sex advice, thanks to his therapist mom. So rebel Maeve proposes a school sex-therapy clinic.

I’m Drunk, I Love You

Synopsis: Only days before graduation, two best friends embark on a road trip together. Will it be a chance to reveal their true feelings for each other?

Squid Game

Synopsis: Hundreds of cash-strapped players accept a strange invitation to compete in children's games. Inside, a tempting prize awaits—with deadly high stakes.

Nightbooks

Synopsis: Scary story fan Alex must tell a spine-tingling tale every night—or stay trapped with his new friend in a wicked witch's magical apartment forever.

Kate

Synopsis: Slipped a fatal poison on her final job, a ruthless assasin working in Tokyo has less than 24 hours to find out who ordered the hit and exact revenge.

The General’s Daughter

Synopsis: Respected Army Gen. Joe Campbell is headed for a hero's retirement—until his daughter is raped and murdered on his military base.

The World’s Most Amazing Vacation Rentals (Season 2)

Synopsis: With an eye for every budget, three travelers visit vacation rentals around the globe and share their expert tips and tricks in this reality series.

Dr. Stone (Season 2)

Synopsis: Awakened into a world where humanity has been petrified, scientific genius Senku and his brawny friend Taiju use their skills to rebuild civilization.

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe

Synopsis: Mighty teen Adam and his heroic squad of misfits discover the legendary power of Grayskull—and their destiny to defend Eternia from sinister Skeletor.

HBO GO

In the Heights

Synopsis: In the Heights fuses Lin-Manuel Miranda's kinetic music and lyrics with director Jon M. Chu's lively and authentic eye for storytelling to capture a world very much of its place, but universal in its experience.

On The Job

Synopsis: The series centres around crime syndicates that temporarily release prison inmates contracted to carry out political assassinations for those in power, except that the crime syndicates are run by politicians.

Scenes from a Marriage

Synopsis: Adapted from Ingmar Bergman’s 1973 Swedish classic, and starring Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain, Scenes from a Marriage re-examines the show’s iconic depiction of love, hatred, desire, monogamy, marriage, and divorce through the lens of a contemporary American couple.

Tropic Thunder

Synopsis: Ben Stiller and Robert Downey Jr. star in this comedy about actors put into a jungle... for real!

Aloha

Synopsis: A military contractor goes to Hawaii and reconnects with a lost love while falling for his Air Force watchdog.

The Big Short

Synopsis: When four outsiders saw the collapse of the economy, they had an idea that leads them into the dark underbelly of modern banking questioning everyone and everything.