VOD news 10/22: ‘Our flag means death’, a crazy pirate story

VOD News brings you the best releases of the week on Netflix, HBO Max, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+… And, once again, the week is one of the most varied… which shouldn’t be surprising either, when there is an ever-increasing variety of platforms and content to choose from. Now, if what you want is to have a pirate time, don’t be fooled by a title like Our flag means deathbecause…

HBO Max is non-stop and… after the success of The peacemaker comes the one from Our flag means death? It doesn’t seem like it, but you never know. In any case, the service is interesting things and although there are not many… they are not few either, if we consider that the daily work has to give for something more than just looking at the screen. You take note, that there are news on all fronts…

Our flag means death

All in all, we stand out above the rest Our flag means deathsince if james Gunn gave the surprise with The peacemakerwho knows if Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarök, JojoRabbit) will do the same with Our flag means death… although it is not the same, exactly. In this case Waititi is, together with the creator of the series David Jenkins and the Spanish Nacho Vigalondo, director, as well as one of the main characters of this crazy pirate story.

Indeed, Our flag means death is a series of pirates, but in a comedy key and with a touch of adventure, so if you are looking for an immediate reference, you will not find it in things like Black Sails. Not even remotely! Conversely, Our flag means death resembles more delicious grotesques of the type of What we do in the shadows, not in vain Waititi is also director of this. Be that as it may, keep this in mind: our flag means death.

Another premiere series that you can find on HBO Max this week is The Turistan intense thirller action film set in Australia and starring Jamie Dornan (Fifty Shades of Grey). Eye, it seems typical, but it is liking. She did the same with him. jack reacher from Prime Video, although this one feels more visceral, like an action movie.

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  • Better Things (T5). “A single-camera comedy in which Pamela Adlon stars as “Sam,” an unfiltered actress who is trying to make a living, lead her daughters’ lives, have fun with a friend or two, and also make room for her intimate life from time to time.
  • the forbidden orange. “Despite being one of the masterpieces of Stanley Kubrick’s cinematography and therefore of cinema, A Clockwork Orange was banned by the Franco government.”
  • killing eve (T4). “Based on the novels by Luke Jennings, Killing Eve centers on two very different women. Eve is a resourceful MI5 agent whose boring job takes away from her dream of being a spy.

Enter catalog:

  • attack the block
  • Balandrau, frozen hell
  • blinded by the sun
  • chilling island (T1)
  • Nisa’s journey
  • Eternally in love
  • Fall River (T1)
  • Folklore (T2)
  • Rainbow Ruby (T1)
  • Lord give me patience (T1)
  • seven sisters
  • just the end of the world
  • The Artist

We continue with Netflix, which comes loaded with all kinds of content, including movies, series, reality shows… and even classics from the year of polka.

The critics aren’t treating it all that well, but perhaps the most interesting release of the week on Netflix is lost in the arctic, an Icelandic film whose main claim is to have Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in the leading role. In fact, the wink from the trailer itself will immediately bring back memories… as long as you’ve seen Game of Thrones in the original version. come on what lost in the arctic brings together, even for a brief moment, father and son, call them Tywin (Charles Dance) and Jaime Lannister. For the rest, it is a movie based on real events and strongly based on the impressive Icelandic landscapes.

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  • Chappelle’s Home Team – Earthquake: Legendary. “Earthquake rocks the stage with its views on health as synonymous with wealth, prostate exams, and a particularly long celebrity funeral.”
  • The imperceptible thread. “A teenage son of two parents makes a documentary about them, but a real-life plot twist in his family surprises him.”
  • The paradise that survives: A family legacy. “In this nature drama, the lengthening dry season forces packs and clans to rely on family power to survive in the Kalahari.”
  • The worst roommate imaginable (T1). “Violent swindlers. Cold-blooded killers. These terrifying true stories reveal some of the worst roommate experiences imaginable.
  • weekend in croatia. “When her best friend goes missing on a girls trip to Croatia, Beth is hell-bent on finding out what happened. But each clue reveals a new and disturbing lie.
  • He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (T2). “Mighty Prince Adam and his squad of misfits discover the legendary power of Grayskull and his heroic destiny: to defend Eternia from the sinister Skeletor.”
  • the unhappy. “Leyla, a heartbroken and unemployed thirtysomething, decides to reinvent herself and seek her happiness while her family is determined to find her a boyfriend.”
  • More wood! (T1). “Grumpy craftsman Jimmy DiResta listens to various kids’ ideas for hopelessly useless inventions. Then, if he feels like it, he builds them with his friends.”
  • Midnight at the Pera Palace (T1). “In a historic hotel in Istanbul, a journalist traveling back in time has the chance to stop a plot that could change the future of present-day Turkey.”
  • Family Business: Luxury Homes (T2). “This reality show follows the Kretz family and their luxury real estate agency as they help their clients buy and sell fabulous homes in France and abroad.”
  • Pirates: The Last Treasure of the Crown. “In the days of the Joseon dynasty, a crew of pirates and bandits battle rough waters, mysterious clues, and rivals in search of a lost treasure.”
  • Wild rythm (T1). “The antagonistic worlds of two Colombian dancers collide on and off the dance floor when their aspiration to success leads them down a dangerous path.”
  • Do you know who it is? (T1). “When a violent attack on her town brings deadly threats and secrets to light, a woman begins to piece together her mother’s dark past.”

Enter catalog:

  • American Girl
  • Chain of Events
  • Folly to Be Wise
  • geordie
  • Keep Your Seats, Please
  • Lady with a Lamp
  • Love, Life and Laughter
  • Magic Box
  • man in the sky
  • Maytime in Mayfair
  • Lies
  • Nine Men
  • Nowhere to Go
  • The Flying Scotsman

What’s new on Amazon Prime Video? Several things, although to highlight one would be the one you can see below, since it is a rigorous premiere. On the other hand, don’t get lost if you’re a trekkie, because the platform also premiered this week the second season of Picard. Well, and beware of Tintin, who are amassing the entire classic collection.

Are you looking forward to the third season of TheBoys? You are not the only one and to make the wait more bearable, Prime Video has just published a new animated series based on the same universe and characters from its television success: The Boys Presents: Diabolical. It’s not the same, buuuut… He’s liking it.

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  • Lucy and Desi. From director Amy Poehler, Lucy and Desi explores the unlikely partnership and enduring legacy of one of the most prolific and influential couples in entertainment history. Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz risked everything to be together.”
  • Star Trek: Picard (T2). “Star Trek: Picard re-introduces Sir Patrick Stewart in his iconic role as Jean-Luc Picard, which he played for seven seasons on Star Trek: The Next Generation. This new series will follow the iconic character in the next chapter of his life.”

Enter catalog:

  • Latham’s Loop
  • The 42nd Street Reporter
  • David’s Secret
  • Hatchet III
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (T19-T20)
  • a song is born
  • Nate is late (T1)
  • Fifteen, the documentary
  • Redemption
  • Shrek 2
  • Tintin in the temple of the sun
  • Tintin and the Calculus Affair
  • Tintin and the Lake of Sharks

Disney + takes air while preparing the launch of moon knight, which will arrive shortly, but it does not come empty-handed. In fact, it has been taking over Hulu series for several weeks that HBO premiered at the time and in this one it has arrived Mrs America.

All in all, it is the new version of the musical classic West Side Storydirected by Steven Spielberg and released in theaters at the end of last year, the most striking award that Disney + has to offer not to all audiences, but to some.

Enter catalog:

  • Bob’s Burgers (T12)
  • the big bet
  • Mrs America (T1)
  • running man (T1)
  • Spin
  • relentless storm (T1)

Finally, Apple TV + returns with the new seasons of two of its original productions, the reality show letter to… and the animated series Central Park.

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  • letter to… (T2). “One person’s life can change the world. Emmy-winning director RJ Cutler brings us this documentary series that charts the journeys of groundbreaking icons and the people inspired by them.”
  • Central Park (T2). “A hilarious animated comedy that pits Owen Tilerman and his family against the heiress to a hotel empire who wants to turn New York’s bustling Central Park into a luxury development.”

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