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What To Watch This Week

We can always count on our screens to provide us with some much-needed escape, fun, and information, whether it’s Netflix, Amazon Prime, Apple TV+, Disney+, HBO channels, or other streaming sites.

This week, we’ve gone from horror to thriller, comedy, and streaming on consecutive nights.

What about the rest of this week’s amazing TV shows and recommended films? Continue scrolling.

What should I watch on TV this week?

Best Movies This Week | August 23 – August 30

According to Just Watch, here are the Top 10 Movies to Watch This Week.

Everything Everywhere All at Once

When an interdimensional rupture unravels reality, an unlikely hero (Michelle Yeoh) must channel her newfound powers to fight bizarre and bewildering dangers from the multiverse as the fate of everything hangs in the balance.
 
Everything Everywhere All At Once
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Michelle Yeoh, Stephanie Hsu, Ke Huy Quan (Actors)

The Black Phone

A teenage boy is abducted by a sadistic killer (Ethan Hawke) and discovers a phone in his basement cell that allows him to communicate with the killer’s previous victims.

The Black Phone
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Ethan Hawke, Mason Thames, Madeleine McGraw (Actors)

Elvis

The film explores the life and music of Elvis Presley, seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker.
Elvis
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Austin Butler, Tom Hanks, Helen Thomson (Actors)

Jurassic World Dominion

With Earth once again dominated by prehistoric predators, two generations of heroes must unite for a globe-spanning adventure to shape the destiny of humans and dinosaurs.

Jurassic World Dominion
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Laura Dern (Actors)

Prey

An all-new entry in the Predator franchise, set 300 years ago, tells the story of a young Comanche woman, a fierce and highly skilled warrior, who stalks and ultimately confronts, a highly evolved alien predator with a technically advanced arsenal. | Stream on Hulu

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Vengeance

Vengeance is a darkly comic thriller about Ben Manalowitz, a journalist and podcaster who travels from New York City to West Texas to investigate the death of a girl.

Vengeance (2022)
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • B.J. Novak, Boyd Holbrook, J. Smith-Cameron (Actors)

Day Shift

An LA vampire hunter has a week to come up with the cash to pay for his kid’s tuition and braces. Trying to make a living these days just might kill him. | Stream on Netflix

Orphan: First Kill

After escaping from an Estonian psychiatric facility, Esther travels to America by impersonating the missing daughter of a wealthy family. Yet, an unexpected twist arises that pits her against a mother who will protect her family at any cost.

Orphan: First Kill
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Isabelle Fuhrman, Rossif Sutherland, Julia Stiles (Actors)

Spin Me Round

Flown to an Italian immersion program on her company’s dime, what starts as a romantic getaway devolves into chaos in this wild new comedy from the director, Jeff Baena.

Spin Me Round
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Alison Brie, Aubrey Plaza, Alessandro Nivola (Actors)

Orphan

A husband and wife who recently lost their baby adopt a 9-year-old girl who is not nearly as innocent as she claims to be.
Orphan
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Isabelle Fuhrman (Actors)

 

Top 10 TV Shows to Watch This Week

According to Just Watch, here’s what to stream right now:

Better Call Saul

He wasn’t always Saul Goodman, ace attorney for chemist-turned-meth dealer Walter White. Six years before he begins to represent Albuquerque’s most notorious criminal, Goodman is Jimmy McGill, a small-time attorney hustling to make a name for himself.

He’s a forceful champion for his low-income clients, an underdog whose morals and ambitions often clash.

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Jimmy works with private eye Mike Ehrmantraut, a former Philadelphia cop and recent transplant to the Southwest.

Mike has a specialized skill set — he’s a “fixer” of sticky situations — that Jimmy soon learns to appreciate. | Stream on Netflix

She-Hulk: Attorney at Law

In Marvel Studios’ “She-Hulk: Attorney at Law,” Jennifer Walters—an attorney specializing in superhuman-oriented legal cases—must navigate the complicated life of a single, 30-something who also happens to be a green 6-foot-7-inch superpowered hulk. | Stream on Disney+

The Sandman

After years of imprisonment, Morpheus — the King of Dreams — embarks on a journey across worlds to find what was stolen from him and restore his power. | Stream on Netflix

Yellowstone

Kevin Costner stars as John Dutton, patriarch of a Montana ranching family, and owner of the largest ranch in the U.S. It’s the story of Dutton’s fight to defend his land and his family from the modern-day forces that threaten his way of life.

Yellowstone Season 1
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Kevin Costner, Luke Grimes, Kelly Reilly (Actors)

A League of Their Own

In 1943, Carson Shaw travels to Chicago to try out for the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. There, she meets other women who also dream of playing pro baseball and makes connections that open up her world. Rockford local Max Chapman also comes to the tryouts but is turned away.
 
With the support of her best friend Clance, she must forge a new path to pursue her dream.
A League of Their Own - Season 1
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Abbi Jacobson, Chante Adams, D'Arcy Carden (Actors)

The House of the Dragon

The reign of House Targaryen begins: House of the Dragon, the prequel to Game of Thrones, is here. Based on George R.R. Martin’s “Fire & Blood,” the series, which is set 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones, tells the story of House Targaryen. | Stream on HBO

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The Bear

Carmy, a young fine-dining chef, comes home to Chicago to run his family sandwich shop. As he fights to transform the shop and himself, he works alongside a rough-around-the-edges crew that ultimately reveals themselves as his chosen family. | Stream on Hulu

Only Murders in the Building

From the minds of Steve Martin, Dan Fogelman & John Hoffman comes a comedic murder-mystery series for the ages.

Only Murders in the Building follows three strangers (Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez) who share an obsession with true crime and suddenly find themselves wrapped up in one. | Stream on Hulu

Bad Sisters

The tight-knit Garvey sisters have always looked out for each other. When their brother-in-law winds up dead, his life insurers launch an investigation to prove malicious intent—and set their sights on the sisters, all of whom had ample reason to kill him. | Stream on Apple TV+

Orphan Black

Orphan Black is a Sci-Fi thriller starring Tatiana Maslany in the lead role of Sarah, an outsider, and orphan whose life changes dramatically after witnessing the suicide of a woman who looks just like her. Sarah hopes that cleaning out the dead woman’s bank account will solve all of her problems. Instead, her problems multiply – and so does she.
Orphan Black Season 1
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Tatiana Maslany, Jordan Gavaris, Dylan Bruce (Actors)

What is #1 trending on Netflix right now?

According to its customers, here’s what’s good on Netflix right now:

Look Both Ways

On the night of her college graduation, Natalie’s life splits into parallel realities after she takes a pregnancy test. | Stream on Netflix

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