Friday, July 3, 2020

What to Watch This Weekend: July 3, 2020

Amazing Broadway Musical: Hamilton (Disney+)
Possibly the biggest, most popular Broadway musical of all time comes to the home on Disney+.  Hamilton will entertain you while teaching you about history and social justice.  It is a smart, wonderful, and thoroughly enjoyable experience, made even better in the comfort of your own home.  

Glitter-Filled Kids Movie: Trolls World Tour (Digital)
Trolls World Tour keeps the same style and characters that made the first movie a surprise hit, and adds a bunch of new and interesting music trolls and locations to the band, while also providing an avenue to talk to your kids about diversity and tolerance.  For more information, check out our review!

Serious, Thoughtful Documentary: Athlete A (Netflix)
Athlete A is a thoughtful, thorough look into the worst sports story in recent memory, as well as the failings of USA Gymnastics that led to this scandal.  For more information, check out our review!

Hilarious Girls Trip: Desperados (Netflix)
Desperados's strong cast, hilarious moments, and wonderful personalities will keep you invested and entertained throughout this crazy girls trip.  For more information, check out our review!

Entertaining Genre Film: Becky (Redbox)
Becky wins with its smart casting and gruesome, creative fight sequences.  You have an angsty teen fighting against a gang of Nazis led by Kevin James!  What is not to like.

Shining Sequel: Doctor Sleep (HBO)
Doctor Sleep pairs a stellar cast, with a big score, and enough nostalgia from the original movie to keep you entertained.  Whether you are a fan of the novel or have seen Kubrick's original masterpiece, you will thoroughly enjoy Doctor Sleep.  For more information, check out our review!

Creature Feature: Crawl (Amazon and Hulu)
Crawl is a fun creature feature that goes a little over the top, but will leave you holding your breath as a father and daughter team try to avoid some seriously dangerous predators during a hurricane.  

Anime: Mirai (Netflix)
The Oscar nominated animation film, Mirai is an enchanting tale about family and a child's wonder that should not be missed.

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