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VOD news 20/22: ‘Lincoln’s lawyer’, one of the old school

VOD News brings you the best releases of the week on Netflix, HBO Max, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+… And, once again, the week appears relaxed, enough to highlight something as seemingly bland as Lincoln’s Lawyerwhich in turn gives us the opportunity to say hello to…

Netflix, yes sir. And it is that the great N of the VOD is lavished quite little lately at the head of the section basically because the competition brings out more attractive things a priori. On Netflix, however, garbage tends to abound… And that Lincoln’s Lawyer it’s not going in as well as it should; but you had to choose something and by mere discard, it was that.

What’s so special about Lincoln’s Lawyer as to occupy the header of the section, when the critics are not receiving it exactly well? In addition, it is the typical series of lawyers that does not come to contribute much freshness. Well, in addition to what has been said, Lincoln’s Lawyer its point in favor in recovering a genre of those that give for marathon and, despite what the critics say, the pedigree of the series is not minor.

Lincoln’s Lawyer is the latest from veteran American producer David E. Kelley, responsible for such television classics as Lawyer, Ally McBeal, Boston Legal or, more recently, Goliath, Big Little Lies either The Undoing. Only for that, Lincoln’s Lawyer deserves the benefit of the doubt. And if we add to this that the rest of the offer for this week on VOD platforms is quite poor… Lincoln’s Lawyer takes her There’s no more.

Another Netflix premiere that has been talked about a lot is… no, not this one: Our father a documentary about a famous very shameless fertility specialist, but since Netflix Spain has not even deigned to put the trailer, we leave you as a second course Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045: Sustainable War, which is not accompanied by criticism either… and I’m not surprised, because it looks a bit strange. But… To put something more than how much the churrería makes.

More exclusive content:

  • 42 days in the dark (T1). “In a Chilean city, Cecilia desperately searches for her missing sister in the midst of a media storm and police investigation. Based on a real case.”
  • Wild beauty (T1). “An enigmatic woman determined to avenge her tragic past infiltrates a powerful family that owns a global beauty empire that hides a sinister secret.”
  • Christina P: Mom Genes. “In this special, comedian Christina P examines the ups and downs of being a mom, having a partner, and more from the pragmatic point of view of her typical Generation X.”
  • The empire of ostentation (T2). “A (really) rich and partying Asian and Asian-American friends from Los Angeles take the parties, the glamor and the drama to maximum power in this reality show.”
  • the escape master. “A legendary bandit famous for his numerous jailbreaks considers changing his life after meeting his new girlfriend. Based on the life of Zdzisław Najmrodzki.”
  • Brotherhood (T2). “An upstanding attorney faces a moral dilemma when the police force her to report on her jailed brother, the leader of a criminal group.”
  • The life and films of Erşan Kuneri (T1). “After reflecting on his work, a famous figure of erotic cinema decides to change register and make films of genres such as science fiction or medieval action.”
  • working mothers (T6). “Maternity leave is over. It’s time for these four moms to get back to work as they deal with kids, bosses, love and life in today’s Toronto.”
  • maverick (T1). “Motocross-mad teenagers try to take down their rivals, make the best of each other, and come out on top in this fast-paced, full-throttle series.”
  • Our father. “After taking a DNA test at home, a woman discovers that she has numerous step-siblings and uncovers a scandal involving a famous fertility specialist.”
  • New goals (T1). “When business consultant Michi Wyss inherits a troubled farm after his father dies, he must grapple with his rural past…and his family’s future.”
  • back to school. “A failed stunt caused him to spend 20 years in a coma. Now, this cheerleader is 37, she has woken up and wants to fulfill her dream: to be the high school prom queen. »

Enter catalog:

  • A Haunting at the Rectory
  • To the right hand of heaven: Silvio, a rock singer
  • All My Love
  • Anne by day
  • Antonio Fernandez Alba
  • Antonio Lamela
  • Antonio Vazquez de Castro
  • bad men
  • Beer Is Cheaper Than Therapy
  • Bellezonism
  • Bittersweet Days
  • Blame Game
  • Bunker: Project 12
  • Cirkus Rwanda
  • Conversations with Álvaro Siza
  • Curse of the Witching Tree
  • the valley of the witch
  • Elon Musk: The Real Life Iron Man
  • Once upon a time in the Basque Country
  • Four in a Van
  • I’m in Love with My Car
  • Könnyü leckék
  • The perfect family
  • Laia
  • Leaving Africa
  • MasterSpy
  • Meanwhile On Earth
  • captive nation
  • You won’t have my hate
  • reflections
  • Robert
  • Show Dancer
  • Själö: Island Of Souls
  • stop filming us
  • The Amityville Theater
  • The Last House on Cemetery Lane
  • Theater of Fear

Apple TV+ also has a couple of things to entertain its subscribers, although if sports documentaries aren’t your thing, all you have left is… (well, and the series it keeps broadcasting)

the essex snake is a British period series based on the novel by Sarah Perry that brings together Tom Hiddleston (Loki, Kong: Skull Island) and Claire Danes (Homeland, stardust) in a story about religion, science and desire whose aesthetic impact seems to be far superior to the general reception it has had among specialized critics, although judging the work under this scale, even though it has only had a couple of episodes broadcast openly , is the one that best stops out of all the contents highlighted in this VOD News.

More exclusive content:

  • The code of excellence (T2). “A series of distinctive athletes reveal the truth about a pivotal moment in their careers when they achieved excellence.”

We continue with Disney +, which arrives with little, but which has managed one of those premiere series that make people talk, even if it is not for the good. Although personally I am more intrigued by that The Quest What if he catches me a few years ago…

There is no mystery worth: how i met your father is the rehash of the successful comedy how i knew your mother (also on Disney +), which after all was still a rehash of the classic friends with your own codes. Well, some enlightened person from CBS had the idea of ​​doing the same thing again… but as the canons dictate today: with a woman as the protagonist, with a group of friends who are no longer white and heterosexual… Result? A hogwash…according to critics, watch out!

More exclusive content:

  • Sneakerella: Cinderella in slippers. “In this light-hearted, musical version of ‘Cinderella,’ El is an aspiring shoe designer who works in a store in Queens. But the day he meets Kira King, a blue princess from Manhattan, his heart skips a beat. »
  • The Quest (T1). “‘The Quest’ is an immersive and innovative game show in which eight real-life teenagers are immersed in a fictional world, the Eternal Lands. There they must save a kingdom and fulfill an ancient prophecy.”

Enter catalog:

  • Assassin’s Creed
  • Big Hero 6: The Series (T2)
  • The Ousekine case (T1)
  • The hunter (T1-T3)
  • the proposition
  • Megastructures: Marvels of Engineering (T1)
  • Mission Critical: Tigers in India
  • Outmatched (T1)

What’s on Amazon Prime Video? Well, not too much, to tell the truth, although…

It is not an Amazon original, but it has been exclusively on Prime Video: The Addams Family 2: The Great Escape, the new installment of animation of the famous family, a mediocre sequel in broad strokes, despite the fact that the original (the recent animated film, not the classics) could not boast of anything either. Well, this is the highlight of an offer of originals and exclusives from the platform that is embarrassing. I won’t tell you more.

More exclusive content:

  • Fatima the movie. «Portugal, 1917. Three children claim to have seen the Virgin Mary in Fatima. Her revelations infuriate the government and the Church who try to convince them to retract her story.”
  • Lizzo’s Seeks Big Grrrls (T1). “Multi-platinum music star Lizzo is looking for her next group of dancers from her BIG GRRRLS for her 2022 tour.”
  • Lola Indigo: The girl. «The Wizink Center concert is coming up and Lola Índigo is preparing the show together with her entire team.»
  • The Kids in the Hall (T1). “Amazon Welcomes the Return of Canadian Sketch Comedy Kids in the Hall!”

Enter catalog:

  • Asia
  • Bad Boys for Life
  • missing (T2)
  • Detective Conan: The Zero Affair
  • Detective Conan: The Blue Sapphire Fist
  • Evan Wood
  • Gora Automatikoa
  • jackie
  • The curse
  • The night devours the world
  • Alice’s tips
  • Without a trace
  • Snowman Trek: Braving the Himalayas
  • The Beast
  • The Beast
  • The hole in the ground
  • Legal kind
  • A house, family and a miracle

We finish the weekly review with HBO Max, which arrives with a couple of new seasons of its series, some as exciting as hacker; but removing that, it only brings a documentary as a pure premiere.

More exclusive content:

  • Hacks (T2). “Hacks explores the dark working relationship between Deborah Vance, a legendary Las Vegas comedian, and a 25-year-old unknown but with a lot to say.”
  • Mayans MC (T4). Mayans MC is the new chapter in the Sons of Anarchy saga. The series is set in a post-Jax Teller world, where Ezekiel “EZ” Reyes is fresh out of prison and joining the Mayans club as a rookie.”
  • wild romania (T1). «The Carpathians, the Danube River and the Black Sea make up the country with the most natural parks in Europe. Its wealth is reflected in its spectacular mountains, in its rivers full of life and in its flourishing forests.»
  • The Way Down: God, Greed, and the Cult of Gwen Shamblin (T1). “Documentary about controversial diet guru and leader of her own church Gwen Shamblin Lara. After rising to fame, Lara founded a church whose alleged practices led to accusations of abuse.

Enter catalog:

  • 12 brave
  • AnimalsThe (T1-T3)
  • Girls (T6)
  • Who killed Garrett Phillips? (miniseries)
  • fireman sam (T10)
  • Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
  • Silence broken
  • Tadeo Jones 2: The Secret of King Midas
  • Waffle The Wonder Dog (T1)

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