News VOD 50/21: ‘The Expanse’, beginning of the end of the last great space opera

VOD news brings you the best releases of the week on Netflix, HBO Max, Amazon Prime Video, Disney + … And we face the final recat of the year with a multitude of forgettable premieres for the most part, so we recognize The Expanse the path traveled seemed the most appropriate. But that is not for news …

We start this week with Amazon Prime Video, which not only aims to hook its subscribers with The Expanse, although this is undoubtedly the most interesting of its offer.

What to say about The Expanse that I have not already said! The science fiction series started by Syfy drew attention from the first moment, which was not an obstacle for the chain to cut it off as it does with most of what it puts out … And Netflix came to the rescue, producing its second and third seasons, but leaving it halfway … And Amazon came to the rescue, yes, promising to end the story with one more season that ended up being six.

Thus, the platform has released this week the first chapter of the sixth and final season of The Expanse, the most special special opera of recent years, and flattery is not free: to find something of the same level we have to go back to series such as Battlestar galactica or Firefly. It remains to be seen if Foundation can fill the gap that leaves The Expanse, but meanwhile fans of the latter have several weeks ahead of cosmic delight.

Aside from The Expanse prime Video releases other exclusive content among which we can highlight Encounter, a film also framed in the field of science fiction, but with a much more earthly character than the previous one and with a somewhat lukewarm, if not cold, reception by critics.

More exclusive content:

  • Be careful what you wish for. “A family is going to spend the Christmas holidays at their mountain house, when the grandfather, who has powers, shows the children one of his instruments, a magic ball that grants wishes.”
  • Ed Sheeran: The Equals Live Experience. “Tune in as British pop phenomenon Ed Sheeran releases a series of new tracks from his latest album.”
  • The moth effect (T1). “There is no too weird, complex, absurd or stupid goal in the first season of The Moth Effect, in which Australia’s best comedians poke fun at humanity in 2021.”
  • The Ferragnez (T1). «Docuserie that tells the extraordinary life of Chiara Ferragni and Fedez. An authentic tale divided into eight episodes that reveals what lies behind the famous couple. “
  • Tampa baes (T1). “While the girls in Tampa get by with their jobs, loves and social lives, they also have to deal with rivalry in their group of friends.”

Enter catalog:

  • Amador
  • Path
  • Collisions
  • D’Artacan and the three muskedogs (T1)
  • Dallas Buyers Club
  • Ellis’s dream
  • The last wolf
  • Jackie
  • The Valdemar II inheritance: The forbidden shadow
  • The Suso tower
  • My Blueberry Nights
  • Princesses
  • Snowden
  • Terra Willy: Unknown Planet
  • Uranya
  • Z, the lost city

HBO Max is next on the list, and although it does not premiere too much, it releases one of its most talked about hooks … for those who like it, of course. For the rest, it continues filling catalog at forced marches.

And Just Like That …

In case you got lost And Just Like That … It is the return to the screens of Sex in New York, the group of posh friends that two decades ago delighted thirty-something half the world on TV. Now they are in their fifties, but their life has not changed much and everything revolves around their social and love relationships in the privileged New York. A chapter per week.

More exclusive content:

  • Beforeigners: Visitors (T2). «People from the past begin to appear in the sea in an inexplicable way. Years later Detective Lars Haaland teams up with Alfhildr Enginnsdottir, the first agent of Viking origin, to solve a mysterious murder in Oslo. “
  • How to get into a garden (T1). “Series about the strange true story of a seemingly normal couple from Nottinghamshire, Susan and Christopher Edwards, who murdered Susan’s elderly parents and hid it for fifteen years.”
  • The House of Challenges (T2). “Families measure their mental agility, companionship and desire to have fun in the face of surprising challenges with everyday objects.”

Enter catalog:

  • 10,000 BC
  • 45 years
  • Down there (T4)
  • Alvin and the chimpmunks 2
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks 3
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks: Party on Wheels
  • Love
  • Love is all you need
  • Fantastic beasts and where to find them
  • Anna
  • Aquaman
  • Babel
  • Flags of our fathers
  • Spongebob: A Hero Out of Water
  • Breeders (T2)
  • Britannia (T3)
  • Path
  • Cell 211
  • Collective
  • How to kill your boss
  • Like crazy … go for the gold
  • Setback
  • Dan Soder: Son of a Gary
  • Dave (T2)
  • Blood debt
  • Two and a half Men (T2)
  • The Great Gatsby
  • The Grinch
  • Judge
  • Craig’s world (T3)
  • The last Samurai
  • The Last Sharknado 6
  • Elephant
  • Haunted (T3)
  • Emitting from the Nevada desert (T1)
  • Bury my heart at Wounded Knee
  • Exterminate all the savages (T1)
  • Eyes on the Prize: Hallowed Ground
  • Firewall
  • Brain drain
  • Insidious
  • Invasion
  • John Q
  • The golden girl
  • The President’s Cook
  • The great lie
  • The legend of Tarzan
  • The groom’s mother
  • Landscapers (T1)
  • The adventures of Tadeo Jones
  • Level Playing Field (T1)
  • Longford
  • Madagascar 2
  • Mr. Inbetween (T3)
  • One tree hill (T1-T4)
  • Our Boys (T1)
  • Our Towns
  • PAUSE with Sam Jay (T1)
  • Little Liars (T1-T3)
  • Pride
  • Resident Evil: Revenge
  • Road trip (T1-T2)
  • Scooby-Doo 2: Unleashed
  • Selena + Chef (T3)
  • Sharknado
  • Sharknado 2: The Second (The Return)
  • Sharknado 3
  • Silvio (and the others)
  • Snowfall (T4)
  • I’m legend
  • Stargirl (T2)
  • The Honorable Woman (T1)
  • The Parachute Murder Plot
  • A travel riot
  • Vice Principals (T1-T2)
  • Vicky the viking
  • Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas (T2)

We continue with Netflix, which does not disappoint and as each week leaves us with a ton of garbage ready to consume and forget.

The highlight of the week on Netflix is ​​the premiere of Unforgivable, a new drama with which to delight or try whoever wants with a single point of support: that of Sandra Bullock as an omnipresent entity in a film in which she surrounds herself with consistent names such as Vincent D’Onofrio or Viola Davis, but in which the protagonist of the great Netflix success Blindly it’s everything.

In order not to leave the large offer of Netflix exclusives painted gray, another animated film for the little ones: We are going home!, a rehash of the rehash of the rehash that, nevertheless, is sure to fulfill the task of entertaining the family after-dinner any day this Christmas.

More exclusive content:

  • Anonymous. “When a message sent by accident gives way to a digital friendship, Vale and Alex begin to fall in love without realizing that they already know each other in real life.”
  • Aranyak (T1). “Political plots, personal interests, and a beastly myth emerge when two disparate police officers grapple with a web of suspicions after a disconcerting murder.”
  • Centauria (T2). “An intrepid battle mare trying to find her faithful rider sets out on a journey through a fantasy world filled with magic, adventure, and singing centaurs.”
  • Colton comes out of the closet (T1). “Colton Underwood, former NFL player and star of ‘The Bachelor,’ sets out on a journey to embrace his new life as a proud member of the LGBTQ community.”
  • How to load up on Christmas (T2). «The independent Tumi always ends up complicating everything wherever she goes. Will she be able to celebrate this Christmas family reunion without getting into trouble? “
  • É o amor: Singing with the Camargos (T1). “Surrounded by family and friends, Zezé Di Camargo and his daughter Wanessa spend time together and collaborate creatively on this exclusive reality show.”
  • The boy from Asakusa. Before achieving success, Takeshi Kitano took his first steps as an apprentice to the legendary comedian Fukami of Asakusa. But as his fame grows, that of his mentor wanes. “
  • The paper house: from Tokyo to Berlin (T2). “The filmmakers of ‘La casa de papel’ and the actors who give life to characters like Tokio and the Professor talk about the artistic and emotional process involved in filming this series.”
  • The music tape. “In 1999, the teenage Beverly discovers a broken music tape that her late parents had recorded and decides to look for those songs to get to know them a little better.”
  • Nicole Byer: BBW (Big Beautiful Weirdo). Indignant white women. Cat funerals. Bind during confinement. Nicole Byer doesn’t cut a hair during her first Netflix comedy special. “
  • RuPaul: Drag Queens: All Stars (T3). “From the most loved to the most hated, the queens of past seasons compete for a prize of $ 100,000 and a coveted place in the Drag Race Hall of Fame.”
  • Saturday Morning All Star Hits! (T1). “This irreverent (and somewhat disturbing) mix of animation and live-action segments celebrates the Saturday morning firecrackers of the 1980s and 1990s.”
  • Tiger King: The Doc Antle Story (T1). “This ‘tiger king’ docuseries depicts allegations of sexual abuse, violence and misconduct against the owner of the big cat zoo Bhagavan ‘Doc’ Antle.”
  • Titans (T3). “After going out on his own, Batman’s ex-partner meets a series of troubled young heroes who desperately need a mentor.”
  • Twenty-somethings in Austin (T1). “In this coming-of-age reality show, a group of twentysomethings from Austin, Texas, grapple with love and friendship as they begin a new adventure: life.”
  • Voir: The keys to cinema in contemporary culture (T1). “Multiple moviegoers talk about the movie moments that thrilled, surprised, challenged, and changed forever in this collection of visual essays.”

Enter catalog:

  • Blue lips
  • Police camera
  • Clash: Clash
  • Cradle of fear
  • Two
  • The crow on the jetty
  • Between two women
  • Black ice
  • Harelip
  • Hitman
  • The dead bruges
  • The Yukon Assignment
  • A sea of ​​lies
  • A dozen summers
  • Truth or Dare – Extended Version

We finished the weekly review with Disney +, whose bet for these days is carried Hawk Eye, but in case it is not enough …

Welcome to earth is a new original documentary series from Disney + and produced by National Geographic whose great appeal is that of Will Smith, famously commissioned to embark on “an extraordinary adventure around the world to explore the great wonders of the Earth and reveal its most hidden secrets.”

Enter catalog:

  • Alias (T1-T5)
  • Blood Rivals: Lion vs Buffalo
  • Paper cities
  • Gomorrah (T1-T4)
  • The mist and the maiden
  • Little einsteins (T1-T2)
  • Mndo Miraculous: New York, Heroes United
  • The Finder (T1)
  • X-Ray Earth (T1)

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