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What to Watch This Weekend

Turkey isn't the only thing we're binging this weekend! Here is all of the new content that's poppin' this holiday weekend!

House of Gucci

Watch in Theaters

It was a name that sounded so sweet, so seductive… so begins this starry melodrama of greed and glamour. Based on a true story, this movie follows Patrizia Reggiani (Lady Gaga) a middle class secretary at a truck company who marries Maurizio Gucci (Adam Driver) heir to the Gucci empire. What begins as a firestorm of a romance quickly evolves into a toxic tangle of lust and betrayal, ultimately leading to murder. Think “Succession” but with Italian accents and crazier outfits. Grab your passports because we’re definitely headed to Italy for this one!

The Beatles: Get Back

Watch on Disney+

Peter Jackson directs this three-part documentary about the making of the Beatles’ 1970 album Let It Be. The film draws heavily from 60 hours worth of previously-unseen video of the group in a recording studio, originally shot by Michael Lindsay-Hogg. In the studio, the group writes and rehearses new songs as they plan their first live show in more than two years. It’s a rare and voyeuristic look into just what made The Beatles so great.

Encanto

Watch in Theaters

Disney Animation has done it again with this film centered on the Madrigals, a family who lives in a hidden place in the mountains of Colombia called Encanto. The magic of Encanto has blessed every child in the family with a special gift, all that is, except for Mirabel. However, when the magic surrounding Encanto becomes endangered, it becomes up to her to save what it is that makes their home so special. With music by Lin-Manuel Miranda, this is a movie that the family is not going to want to miss.

Further Viewing:

HAWKEYE (Watch on Disney+)

The Disney+ MCU series just keep rollin’ in! The series stars Jeremy Renner as former avenger Clint Barton (aka Hawkeye) who is working to get his family together for Christmas. His plans are thwarted when a threat from his past shows up and he must team up with  Kate Bishop (Hailee Steinfeld) to unravel a criminal conspiracy.

BLACK AND MISSING (Watch on HBO)

This documentary follows sisters-in-law and founders of the Black and Missing Foundation, Derrica and Natalie Wilson as they fight to bring awareness to the Black missing persons cases that are too often egregiously overlooked by law enforcement and the media.

THE HUMANS (Watch in Theaters and on Showtime)

Adapted from the Tony Award-winning play by Stephen Karam, this film centers around a Pennsylvania family who have gathered in a small apartment in Chinatown to celebrate Thanksgiving. As dinner progresses, darkness falls and eerie things begin to happen. It’s part family drama, part horror movie…. aka a family Thanksgiving!

HOW TO WITH JOHN WILSON (Watch on HBO)

Part laugh-out-loud comedy, part heart-wrenching mediation on the human condition- John Wilson pulls of a remarkable feat of filmmaking in this observational series which begins its second season on HBO this week. Sometimes real life is truly stranger than fiction.

GOSSIP GIRL: Part 2 (Watch on HBO Max)

xoxo gossip girl. The reboot of the original hit series returns to HBO Max for the second part of their season. Expect more teacher/student drama… just good luck guessing who is who.

’TWAS THE FIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS (Watch on Apple TV+)

Talk about a not-so-silent night! This documentary follows a Christmas-obsessed man as he fights his neighborhood homeowners association after they refuse to let him host his Christmas light extravaganza.

ONE LAST TIME: AND EVENING WITH TONY BENNETT AND LADY GAGA (Watch on CBS)

The legendary Tony Bennett performs onstage for one last time at Radio City Music Hall. He’s accompanied by his friend and musical companion, Lady Gaga who joins the 90-year-old crooner for a night of jazz.

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