Between VOD, Redbox, Netflix and the rest of the streaming platforms, a lot of content has dropped this week. I went through and found some of the best options you can watch this weekend.
And with theaters opening this weekend, I am excited to add new theatrical releases to my weekly piece.
Unhinged (Aug. 21)
Russell Crowe stars in this mystery/thriller about a woman who comes into contact with him at an intersection. Following their meeting, she becomes the target of his unstable rage.
The Outpost (Aug. 18)
This 2020 release is a war movie that stars Orlando Bloom, Scott Eastwood and more. It’s the story of a small group of US soldiers, based in Afghanistan, that battle a large group of Taliban fighters. This film is based on a true story and based off the book, The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor.
High Score (Aug. 19)
Netflix’s High Score is a docuseries by France Costrel. The series includes features, interviews and stories from early video game creators.
John Was Trying to Contact Aliens (Aug. 20)
This 16-minute short was directed by Matthew Killip and is the story of John Sheperd, who spent 30 years trying to contact aliens.
Tesla (Aug. 21)
Tesla stars Ethan Hawke who plays Nikola Tesla. The biographical drama was written and directed by Michael Almereyda and also stars Eve Hewson, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Jim Gaffigan and Kyle MacLachlan.
Words on the Bathroom Walls (Aug. 21)
This drama is the story of a high school teen who was diagnosed with a mental illness. He tries to keep it a secret while falling head over heels with a classmate.
Ricky Valero is a host of the Music City Drive-In podcast. Listen to it at the link above and follow their website for more movie and TV news.