This weekend, Netflix will feature a documentary on “conversion therapy”, an animated musical film and an action television series.
This weekend, Netflix adds a documentary on “conversion therapy”, an action thriller television series and an animated musical film. The entertainment world is slowly returning to normal as most cinemas around the world are open again and studios are finally releasing all the movies they had to delay. However, streaming services continue to be the go-to source of entertainment for many as the coronavirus pandemic continues, so they always welcome new movies that have hit theaters and continue to produce original content. This is the case with Netflix, which continues to add new licensed and original content every week.
Last weekend, the streaming giant hosted season 10 of The walking dead, the last season of Wynonna earp, season 7 of Flash, by Steven Spielberg Catch Me If You Can, by Christopher Nolan Start, John Hughes Ferris Bueller’s day off, the dramas My girl and my daughter 2, and comedy Pineapple Express, with the rom-com Resort to love, season 2 of External banks, and action comedy The last mercenary. This weekend will see less licensed content, with the Nigerian film ’76, the thriller Consequences, the martial arts comedy drama Paper tigers, and Dustin Hoffman’s comedy-drama Quartet.
As for original content, Netflix will host a documentary on “conversion therapy” and its impact on the LBTQ community, an action thriller television series and an animated musical film with songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Here are the best movies and TV shows coming to Netflix this weekend – August 6.
Pray far away
Netflix’s catalog of documentaries continues to grow, and among its most recent additions is Pray far away, executive produced by Ryan Murphy and Jason Blum. In the 1970s, five men struggling with their homosexuality in their evangelical church began a Bible study to help each other quit the “homosexual way of life.” They quickly received thousands of letters from people asking for help and made themselves official as Exodus International, the world’s largest and most controversial conversion therapy organization, but they continued to struggle. against their own “homosexual attractions”. After years as Christian right-wing superstars, many of these men and women have come out as LGBTQ, disavowing the very movement they helped start.
Hit and run
Hit and run is an action thriller television series released on Netflix this weekend. It tells the story of Segev Azulai (Lior Raz), a happy married man whose life is turned upside down when his wife is killed in a mysterious hit-and-run accident in Tel Aviv. Grief-stricken and confused, he searches for his wife’s murderers, who fled to the United States, but with the help of his ex-lover, Naomi Hicks (Sanaa Lathan), he uncovers some disturbing truths about his beloved wife. loved and the secrets she kept. from him.
Netflix‘s Vivo is an animated musical film directed by Kirk DeMicco and with music by Lin-Manuel Miranda. It follows Vivo (Miranda), a one-of-a-kind kinkajou who spends his days playing music in front of crowds in a busy Havana plaza with his owner, Andrés (Juan de Marcos González). Vivo and Andrés form the perfect duo by their mutual love for music, but when tragedy strikes shortly after Andrés receives a letter from the famous Marta Sandoval (Gloria Estefan), inviting his former partner to his farewell concert in Miami, Florida, with the hope of reconnecting, it’s up to Vivo to deliver a message Andrés never could: a love letter to Marta, written long ago, in the form of ‘a song. Getting to Miami’s distant shores, Vivo will need the help of Andrés’ great-niece Gabi (Ynairaly Simo), an energetic preteen who bounces to the beat of her own quirky drum.
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