Friday, June 11, 2021

What to Watch This Weekend: In The Heights, Third Murder, Getting To Know You, Chasing Comets, The Racer, Wish Dragon, Alone, Amusement Park

For Bright Musical Celebration of Life: In The Heights (Theaters and HBO Max)
In The Heights is a celebration of life, love, family, community, and hard work with a bright, colorful style and catchy and impactful music.  For more information, check out the review!

For A Tense Legal Drama: The Third Murder (Film Movement Plus)
The Third Murder is a gripping legal drama with Oscar-worthy acting, a complex, realistic story, and a beautiful soundtrack.   For more information, check out the review!

For An Unearthed Unsettling Classic: The Amusement Park (Shudder)
The Amusement Park uses horror to tell an interesting story with a deeper message, one that is sadly still relevant even after half a century since the film's completion.  For more information, check out the review

For An Unconventional Sports Drama: Chasing Comets (Digital)
Chasing Comets has a positive overall message, good rugby camaraderie, and a measured faith-based message that feels genuine and never preachy.  For more information, check out the review!

For the Sports Enthusiast: The Racer (TubiTV)
The Racer tells an honest sports story, with inspirational moments, plenty of interesting insights into conflicted athletes, and a story that paces itself nicely before a photo finish.  For more information, check out our review!

For The Kids: Wish Dragon (Netflix)
An Asian Aladdin, Sony Pictures animated film hits Netflix with plenty of beautiful animation, heart, and an Asian flair!

For A More Adult, Realistic Romantic Comedy: Getting To Know You (Amazon Prime)
One of my favorite films of last year, Getting To Know You is a wonderful, understated drama / comedy featuring two fantastic leads with amazing chemistry and a realistic, decidedly more adult story about love and life.  For more information, check out our review!

For The Horror Fans: Alone (Hulu)
Alone is a tense survival horror film with great performances by Willcox and Menchaca, a slow burning story, and enough twists and turns to keep you guessing what will happen next.  For more information, check out the review!

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