In case you are wondering what to watch this weekend, here are some of the best shows and movies that you can binge watch.
1. Looop Lapeta
When her boyfriend loses a mobster’s cash, Savi races against the clock to save the day — if only she can break out of a curious cycle of dead ends. The Hindi adaptation of hit German film ‘Run Lola Run’ features Taapsee Pannu, Tahir Raj Bhasin, and Shreya Dhanwanthary among others.
2. The Great Indian Murder
Platform: Disney+ Hotstar
Every murder has a riveting story behind it. This February witness a saga of crime, politics, and vengeance. When notorious industrialist Vicky Rai gets killed at his party, the main suspects are the guests, both invited and uninvited.
3. Rocket Boys
Platform: Sony LIV
SonyLIV series chronicles the lives and works of India’s two renowned physicists, Dr Vikram Sarabhai and Dr Homi J Bhabha. It has Pataal Lok fame Ishwak Singh essaying the role of Vikram Sarabhai and Jim Sarbh has gotten into the skin of Homi Bhabha. In her review, Shubhra Gupta wrote, “Season one of ‘Rocket Boys’, streaming on SonyLIV, makes the most of its incredible source material and comes up with a well-produced, absorbing state-of-the-nation saga. Both Jim Sarbh and Ishwak Singh, in the titular parts of Homi J Bhabha and Vikram A Sarabhai, are excellent.”
4. The Tinder Swindler
The show is a real-life crime documentary that occurred through the dating site and money scandals involved in the process. The story tells the journey of all women who met a man who turned out to be a con man named Shimon Hayut on Tinder. However, he used the alias name on the dating site and met everyone using the name Simon Leviev claiming himself to be a diamond mogul.
5. The Sweet Magnolias Season 2
The heartfelt romantic drama series Sweet Magnolias is back for its second season on Netflix.The series picks back up with the three childhood best friends — Maddie Townsend (Swisher), Dana Sue Sullivan (Elliott), and Helen Decatur (Headley) — as they continue to try to build their lives and careers in the town of Serenity, South Carolina. New relationships, old wounds and local politics all contribute to the drama the Magnolias face in this new season. Full of love, friendship and all the gooey stuff that comes with it, Sweet Magnolias is one of the best new shows on Netflix this month.
Lee Child’s Jack Reacher is jumping from page to screen in the heart-pounding series. Based on Child’s novel series of the same name, this original crime thriller show tells the story of the titular character Jack Reacher (Alan Ritchson), a veteran military police investigator who is falsely accused of murder, and, as a result, is pulled into the center of a deadly conspiracy.
7. Raising Dion: Season 2
Raising Dion is based on the comic book and short film of the same name by Dennis Liu and released on the OTT platform on February 1. This will be the second series to the story of a single mom(Nicole) and her son(Dion) trying to cope with the loss of her husband. However, Dion is blessed with some supernatural abilities and the journey takes us through the struggle of Nicole trying to save him from the dangers of the external agencies who might threaten his life.
The murder mystery television series is based on the BBC series Murder in Successville. It has a total of six episodes and for every episode, different guests are invited to solve a murder case. The scripted murder investigation is tried to be deconstructed without the script.
9. Through My Window
This romantic movie is about the love story between Raquel and her neighbour. The long-time crush on neighbour turns into deep emotional attachment as she starts reciprocating Raquel with his love. Despite the family objections, he goes for her.