New and old classics will available to stream from tomorrow
In case you’re looking to cosy up with a blanket and a warm cup of something great, we’ve got just the right selection of movies and shows on Netflix and Showmax to get you through the long weekend.
Dark Waters, Movie
Directed by Oscar nominee Todd Haynes, the legal thriller is based on the real-life case brought against chemical manufacturer DuPont after they contaminated a town with unregulated chemicals. Starring Mark Ruffalo, who also produced, this is the role that got him nominated for Best Actor at the Satellite Awards, where the film also received a nod for Best Adapted Screenplay.
Harry Potter, Box Set
The entire Harry Potter series is coming to Showmax which gives Potterheads an opportunity to rewatch the entire series and offers a chance to first-timers who never watched it but know the story.
The Boxset which will be available from tomorrow(Friday) includes all 8 movies from the franchise: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Pt1, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Pt2.
Crime and Justice, Showmax original series
The first Kenyan Showmax Original, Crime and Justice follows detective duo Makena (Sarah Hassan and her partner Silas (Alfred Munyua) as they investigate crimes taking place in Nairobi, all the way through to the courtroom verdict.
The Handmaid’s Tale, Season 4, Series
The series premiered recently and there are currently five episodes available to stream on Showmax. The show picks off from where Season 3 left off. If you have never watched The Handmaid’s Tale, all four seasons are also available to stream.
The Woman in the window, Movie
Starring Amy Adams and Gary Oldman, The Woman in the window is about a psychologist confined to her home by agoraphobia and obsessed with trying to solve a crime she witnessed from her window. Premieres tomorrow (Friday).
Starring Kelvin Harrison and Jennifer Hudson, Monster, revolves around a talented teen implicated in a robbery-turned-murder who suddenly has to fight for his innocence and consequently his integrity.
Castlevania, Season 4, Series
Anime lovers and fans of the Dracula genre will be glad to learn that Castlevania is back for a fourth season.
Jupiter’s Legacy, Series
This superhero series based on the Image comic book series by Mark Millar and Frank Quitely premiered last week and packs a punch with every episode. Starring Josh Duhamel as the Utopian, the series details how they became superheroes and the struggles they face as they try to leave a legacy their children can follow.
Happy viewing and Eid al-Fitr to everyone celebrating.