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VOD news 34/22: ‘The House of the Dragon’, a story from ‘Game of Thrones’

VOD News brings you the best releases of the week on Netflix, HBO Max, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+… And yes, but no: The House of the Dragon bring back the world of Game of Thronesbut not today, tomorrow.

Thus, we begin the weekly review with the HBO Max offer, although as I say, it is relative, since The House of the Dragon it opens tomorrow, but also the day after tomorrow… This, let’s clear up the mess.

the house of the dragon is the new series based on the universe of Game of Thronesthe greatest success in the history of HBO, but also a sociocultural hit that they will try to continue exploiting with this iteration, a prequel about which we have already advanced the basics: the series goes back a couple of hundred years to what was seen in Game of Thrones to recreate the late history of House Targaryen and the civil war that swept Westeros pitting them against the supporters of Princess Rhaenyra and her half-brother Aegon.”

Ultimately, of The House of the Dragon it is expected, beyond the production company’s own desires, to bring back the universe created by George RR Martin and, knowing that the surprise factor does not exist, it remains to be seen if they dare to maintain the characteristic raised tone as soon as to sex and violence, or the new forms that govern the industry bend. Now, before sex and violence, it would be appreciated that the series is well done and that the plot engages, authentic value of Game of Thrones At least during its first seasons.

Regarding the premiere of The House of the Dragon, in the United States it will do so on Sunday, August 21 at night, which is already Monday 22 in Spain. Hence, this is a release more typical of next week. However, since we are talking about Sunday morning, and Monday… We are not going to wait another week to announce it, with the anticipation that preceded it. Presumably HBO will have worked it to death, and in fact, the cost of production per chapter indicates this. But not everything is spending a lot of money, but spending it well.

By the way, remember that The House of the Dragon It does not come to HBO Max alone: ​​it does so together with the improved version of Game of Thrones in 4K, HDR 10D, Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos. So now you know: you can end August with Westeros in vein, if you feel like it.

More exclusive content:

  • Craig’s world (T4). “Craig’s World chronicles the adventures of Craig and his two best friends, Kelsey and JP, in the woods in his suburb.”

Enter catalog:

  • Alpha
  • Calabuch
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • the good german
  • The officer and the spy
  • Additional features (Complete series)
  • the heifer
  • The life of Adele
  • The Adventures of Peabody and Sherman
  • Misfits (Complete series)
  • Mr. Link: The Lost Origin
  • Munich
  • Denial
  • National Heritage
  • Press (Connection)
  • office (Complete series)

And we continue with Disney +, which this week has released the new Marvel series, whose first chapter is already available.

She-Hulk: Lawyer She-Hulk It is that new series and the title, especially in Spanish, says it all, because the veteran character who leads the story was always known in these parts as Hulka, even when Hulk was “La Masa”. Be that as it may, the series, which was preceded by a sea of ​​complaints about the crappy effects, seems to be charming critics. It is not my case and, against the current, it seemed to me more of the same, although I will not dare to judge it only by one chapter (of course I do not know if I will see more, so…).

More exclusive content:

  • Aftershock: a failed healing. “The US maternal health system commits a disproportionate number of malpractices among black women each year. Now, their partners and family members are determined to make themselves heard and speak out for this crisis.

Enter catalog:

  • angry sky
  • Blinded
  • the proclamation
  • Fancy Nancy (T3)
  • Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie Aikau
  • Maya the Bee: The Movie
  • Mr Inbetween (T1-T3)
  • The Birth of Big Air
  • A ball rocker

Things in life, Apple TV + led the section last week with a series that is not bad, but that does not go very far either, even when the subject is worth it; and this one, in which another one has been released that is being received like few others… The pull of The House of the Dragon Has been imposed. However, if you are subscribed to the platform, this week it launches two new features and watch out for the next one…

sisters to death is the new series of Sharon Horgan (Modern Love, Divorce), a suspenseful black comedy about the death of the hated brother-in-law and the investigations of the insurance agents and their doubts about the event. And up to here I can read, what they said in the memorable contest. The critics are loving it, although we already know how the supposed connoisseurs spend it. In any case, if you have Apple TV +, it is an essential to keep an eye on.

More exclusive content:

  • The Surfside Girls (T1). “Thanks to her cunning, two best friends, Sam and Jade, make startling discoveries while investigating supernatural mysteries in their sleepy seaside hometown of Surfside.”

We continue with Amazon Prime Video, which premieres a movie and a new season of one of its reality shows, but which stands out for being the exclusive agent…

Game of assassinsyes, the latest film from Joe Carnahan, an action director known for bringing to the big screen The A-Team. And Amazon, just like he did with die again, has been brought exclusively to its platform. Another coincidence is the presence of Frank Grillo (avengers, Captain America) between the leading trio, who complete Gerard Butler (300, Objetive the white house) and Alexis Louder (Black Panther, the final list). In short, old school action, well run and entertaining. Don’t ask for more.

More exclusive content:

  • making the cut (T3). “In the third season of Making the Cut, Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn welcome ten designers from around the world to Los Angeles, California, where they compete to become the next global fashion brand.”
  • First love. “A tender look at entering adulthood. Jim, in his last year of high school, experiences the ups and downs of his first love with Ann, knowing that they will soon be leaving for college.

Enter catalog:

  • overall alert
  • Larry Crowne, it’s never too late
  • my friend dahmer
  • if the thing works
  • Timeline

We finish the weekly review with Netflix, which as usual is the one that brings the most material, but… Let’s not make firewood for the tree to fall, there is time. We highlight… something very geeky, more would be missing.

Tekken: Lineage is the new Netflix anime series, based as you have already seen on the popular Namco fighting game, a graphic revolution at the time due to the use of characters with polygonal graphics. Well, the hosts now have much more definition and the first reviews also point in the right direction, which is not little. Only for lovers of the franchise and, if anything, for those who swallow all the anime that falls on Netflix, which is not little either.

More exclusive content:

  • 365 more days. “The relationship between Laura and Massimo is on the line as they try to overcome problems of mistrust. Meanwhile, Nacho tries to separate them.»
  • Soul (T1). “After losing her memory in a freak accident that killed many of her classmates, Alma tries to find out what happened that day…and regain her identity.”
  • makeup artists (T4). “In this contest, aspiring makeup artists face colorful challenges to gain a foothold in the beauty industry.2
  • Deepa and Anoop (T1). “Accompanied by her little friend the color-changing elephant, a jovial girl makes music, causes smiles and gets into trouble at her Indian family’s Mango Mansion.”
  • where there was fire (T1). «Poncho infiltrates a fire station linked to the death of his brother to continue investigating. There he finds love, family…and a serial killer. »
  • Duality (T1). “Identical twins Leni and Gina have been secretly swapping roles for years. But when one of them goes missing, their lives begin to unravel.
  • In the mind of a cat. “In this fascinating and heartwarming documentary, a group of cat experts dive into the minds of felines to show the true potential of these agile pets.”
  • He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (T3). “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.”
  • Cleo (T1). “After the fall of the Berlin Wall, a former East German spy decides to find out who betrayed her and why she… and she uses her deadly skills to get revenge on her.”
  • cuphead series (T2). “In this animated series based on a famous video game, the brothers Cuphead and Mugman, one impulsive and the other impressionable, overcome numerous adversities.”
  • my two lives. “Natalie’s life is divided into two parallel realities after taking a pregnancy test the night of her prom. What will her life and love hold for him?
  • royalteen. “A teenage girl struggles to keep her big secret and scandal-ridden past from coming to light when she begins an unlikely relationship with the crown prince.”
  • Sports Secrets: The Girlfriend That Didn’t Exist (T1). “College football player Manti Te’o had a promising future in the professional league until a virtual relationship changed his life and his career.”

Enter catalog:

  • 4th Republic
  • Animal
  • So on Earth as in hell
  • Balto 2: Ice Land Adventure
  • Balto 3: Rescue of the lost plane
  • Barbie Fairytopia
  • Barbie in A Mermaid Tale 2
  • barbie and the secret door
  • barbie and the three musketeers
  • Big Bang Made: The Movie
  • Blumhouse: Boys and Witches
  • Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax – In Search of the Lost Loaf
  • The assistent
  • The man with the iron fists
  • the darkest moment
  • The lifeguard
  • In Search of the Enchanted Valley XIV: Journey of the Brave
  • Chesapeake Stories (T6)
  • In good company (Something more than a boss)
  • Krampus, fucking Christmas
  • The big Wall
  • The Mummy
  • The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
  • the land of the living dead
  • I pronounce you husband and husband
  • Ramoncín: a life on the edge
  • Shevernatze: An epic in reverse
  • Silent Hill
  • caps
  • The Wedding Party 2: Destination Dubai
  • A rookie in prison

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