What to watch this weekend on Netflix, HBO and Amazon Prime Video

What to watch on Netflix

Let’s put aside The Squid Game -that there is enough talk about him- to look at Revenge of the Juanas. And it is that although Turkish soap operas are now fashionable, we are left with a more traditional one, produced and created in Mexico. This series with no less than 18 episodes in its first season (about 40 minutes long) tells the story of five women who do not know each other, but have the same birthmark (shaped like a fish) and the same name, Juana. All will discover that they share more than they imagined, assuming that none of them knows the identity of their father.

Portrayed by Zuria Vega, Oka Giner, Juanita Arias, Renata Notni, Sofía Engberg, and produced by Lemon Films, the series, which is a reissue of another previous Mexican novel called Las Juanas, does not reach the level of The house of flowers, but it is still a format that engages and that will surely appeal to lovers of televised novels.

What to see on HBO

HBO is in full conversion to HBO Max (its official release is at the end of the month) but that does not mean that we can also recommend a recent release. Among them, we highlight Fantastic beasts and where to find them, which hit the catalog just a few days ago.

The film, belonging to the epic-fantasy genre, is directed by David Yates, based on a book by JK Rowling of the same name (the Harry Potter writer has even participated in the script, the first of her career) and features the actor Eddie Redmayne as the lead. You have to see it.

What to watch on Amazon Prime Video

There are several titles that have reached the Amazon service this week, but if you only have to keep one, our bet is on Rocketeman. This biopic of the singer Elton John takes us on a walk through the life of the British man since the beginning of his career (when he was a child who excelled at the piano), telling us about aspects of his life that perhaps he did not know and recovering some of his songs along the way, Sure. Let’s say it’s a Bohemian Rhapsody (by Freddie Mercury) but with the figure of this artist that so many singles successful has launched in recent decades.

The film is performed by Taron Egerton and can boast several awards and nominations, including an Oscar for Best Song (he took it in 2019) and a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Comedy / Musical (he also took that award for the title song). , among others. Especially if you are a fan of the singer, you have to see the movie.

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