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What to Watch This Weekend

From manslaughter to the multiverse, there's plenty of new content to keep you entertained this weekend. What are you waiting five? Let's get watching!

THE STAIRCASE

Watch on HBO Max

If there’s one thing we’re gonna do, it’s tune in for an HBO “prestige” crime thriller. In this new miniseries, Colin Firth plays author Michael Peterson who, in 2003, was convicted of murdering his wife after claiming that she died from falling down a staircase. The cast also includes Toni Collette, Parker Posey, Sophie Turner, and Michael Stuhlbarg.

DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS

Watch in Theaters

Is there a doctor in the multiverse?!? This new MCU sure-to-be-blockbuster finds Dr. Strange on a quest to unravel the secrets of the multiverse with the help of allies both old and new. Together they journey through dangerous alternate realities while trying to take down a powerful adversary. The movie stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and more!

Girls5Eva: Season 2

Watch on Peacock

It’s the moment you’ve been waiting five! Everybody’s favorite (fictional) 90s girl group is back in action for Season 2! After their career resurgence at the end of the last season, we now find the group working on recording a new album worthy of a comeback. If you like the fast-paced, joke-every-second style of “30 Rock”, this is definitely one you’re going to want to watch. Full warning- expect to have the theme song stuck in your head, well… 5eva.

Further Viewing:

SPRING AWAKENING: THOSE YOU’VE KNOWN (Watch on HBO)

Guilty Ones make some noise! 15 years ago, the musical “Spring Awakening” opened and took Broadway by storm. Now the entire cast has reunited to perform a one-night benefit concert. This documentary offers a fascinating look into the development of the musical and also shows how it forever changed the careers of its cast which includes Jonathan Groff, Lea Michele, and John Gallagher Jr.

MELTDOWN: THREE MILE ISLAND (Watch on Netflix)

This four-part true-crime docuseries explores the worst nuclear accident in American history. Through interviews with workers at the plant and surrounding community members, the series uncovers what really went down at the Harrisburg, PA plant and highlights the ongoing impact of the disaster today.

THE WILDS: Season 2 (Watch on Prime Video)

Let’s hear it for the boys! After following the storyline of the girls in Season 1, we now turn back the clock to day zero and learn what the boy castaways were up to. It doesn’t NOT sound like “Lord of the Flies” but the creator of the show has assured viewers that this is still very much the girls’ world.

THE PENTAVERATE (Watch on Netflix)

‘90s comedy superstar Mike Myers is back in action. In this six-episode series that he created, wrote, and stars in, he plays a Canadian journalist determined to uncover the truth about a society of five men who have controlled the world since 1347. It sounds delightfully dumb, but sometimes that is just what the doctor has ordered.

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