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There Are Some Fantastic Titles On TV and Available To Stream Over The Weekend

There Are Some Fantastic Titles On TV and Available To Stream Over The Weekend
By Paul Moore
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With the PRO14 semi-finals taking place, the Nations League, and countless GAA matches, this weekend is definitely going to be one that's spent on the couch but if you fancy a break from the sport, The Rewind has got you covered.

While every weekend always has some notable TV and film highlights, it's no exaggeration to say that this weekend is brimming with brilliant titles as Netflix, Amazon, and Disney +all have major releases.

Aside from this, Louis Theroux is also back on our screens and there's plenty more too.

Ok, let's dive in because here are some of the titles that piqued our interest.

The Boys - Season 2 is available to stream on Amazon Prime

Plot: The even more intense, more insane Season 2 finds The Boys on the run from the law, hunted by the Supes, and desperately trying to regroup and fight back against Vought.

In hiding, Hughie (Jack Quaid), Mother's Milk (Laz Alonso), Frenchie (Tomer Capon) and Kimiko (Karen Fukuhara) try to adjust to a new normal, with Butcher (Karl Urban) nowhere to be found.

Meanwhile, Starlight (Erin Moriarty) must navigate her place in The Seven as Homelander (Antony Starr) sets his sights on taking complete control. His power is threatened with the addition of Stormfront (Aya Cash), a social-media-savvy new Supe, who has an agenda of her own. On top of that, the Supervillain threat takes centre stage and makes waves as Vought seeks to capitalize on the nation's paranoia


Rotten Tomatoes rating: 98%


Mulan - Available to purchase and stream on Disney +

Plot: When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Army to defend the country from Northern invaders, Hua Mulan, the eldest daughter of an honoured warrior, steps in to take the place of her ailing father. Masquerading as a man, Hua Jun, she is tested every step of the way and must harness her inner-strength and embrace her true potential. It is an epic journey that will transform her into an honoured warrior and earn her the respect of a grateful nation...and a proud father.


Rotten Tomatoes rating: 81%


The Late Late Show - Friday on RTÉ One at 21.35

Ryan Tubridy and the Late Late Show return with guests including the iconic Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh, Dr Ronan Glynn, paddleboarders Ellen Glynn and Sara Feeney and the hero fishermen who saved their lives.

The Revenant - Saturday on RTE2 at 21.20

Plot: Inspired by true events, the drama is an immersive and visceral cinematic experience capturing one man's epic adventure of survival and the extraordinary power of the human spirit.


In an expedition of the uncharted American wilderness, legendary explorer Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) is brutally attacked by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team. In a quest to survive, Glass endures unimaginable grief as well as the betrayal of his confidant John Fitzgerald (Tom Hardy). Guided by sheer will and the love of his family, Glass must navigate a vicious winter in a relentless pursuit to live and find redemption.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 78%

Away - Available to watch on Netflix

Plot: As American astronaut Emma Green (Hilary Swank) prepares to lead an international crew on the first mission to Mars, she must reconcile her decision to leave behind her husband (Josh Charles) and teenage daughter (Talitha Bateman) when they need her the most.


As the crew's journey into space intensifies, their personal dynamics and the effects of being away from their loved ones back on Earth become increasingly complex.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 73%



Hunt For The Wilderpeople - Available to stream on Amazon

Plot: Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside. He quickly finds himself at home with his new foster family: the loving Aunt Bella, the cantankerous Uncle Hec, and dog Tupac. When a tragedy strikes that threatens to ship Ricky to another home, both he and Hec go on the run in the bush.

As a national manhunt ensues, the newly branded outlaws must face their options: go out in a blaze of glory or overcome their differences and survive as a family. A truly hilarious comedy from Taika Waititi that has returned to Amazon after a brief period away.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 96%


I'm Thinking of Ending Things - Available on Netflix

Plot: Despite second thoughts about their relationship, a young woman (Jessie Buckley) takes a road trip with her new boyfriend (Jesse Plemons) to his family farm.

Trapped at the farm during a snowstorm with Jake’s mother (Toni Collette) and father (David Thewlis), the young woman begins to question the nature of everything she knew or understood about her boyfriend, herself, and the world. An exploration of regret, longing and the fragility of the human spirit.

Directed and written by Academy Award winner Charlie Kaufman and inspired by Iain Reid's bestselling namesake novel, Kerry's Jessie Buckley continues her meteoric rise in this one.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 85%


Metallica: S and M 2 - Saturday at 9pm on Sky Arts

Plot: Heavy metal band Metallica and the San Francisco Symphony perform to mark thee 20th anniversary of their collaboration.

Louis Theroux: Life On The Edge - Sunday on BBC2 at 9pm

Plot: The documentarian is back in the first retrospective of Louis' career in TV. Delving into the Louis archives, the four-part series will look back on over 60 hours of the filmmaker and journalist's most celebrated documentaries.

State Of Play - Streaming on Netflix

Plot: Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party--an honourable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending.

All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's contender for the upcoming presidential race. Until his research assistant/mistress is brutally murdered and buried secrets come tumbling out.

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 84%


SEE ALSO: Netflix Have Added A Host Of Great Films and TV Shows Into Their Library

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