Looking to unwind after all the exhausting social and family activities of the past week, we’ve got just the thing for you! This week’s binge guide comes with thrilling films and tv shows of all kinds, from courtroom dramas and serial killers to airplane crashes and fugitives on the run. So kick back, relax and add a few more hours of binging to your weekend plans!
Binge Guide: What to watch on OTT platforms this weekend
Our pick of the best OTT content to liven up your weekend
Indian Predator: Murder In a Courtroom
We’re already familiar with the Butcher of Delhi iteration of this crime documentary series. Well, the newest addition of Indian Predator has been dubbed Murder in a Courtroom and it is out to leave you rapt in the drama. This season is based on a the life and crimes of murderer and rapist, Akku Yadav who spent over a decade committing heinous crimes. He was consequently killed when a large group of women marched into the courtroom during his 2004 court hearing and bludgeoned him to death with stones and sharp objects. This true story is both thrilling and captivating so don’t miss out!
The Good Nurse
Based on Charles Graeber's book "The Good Nurse: A True Story of Medicine, Madness, and Murder", this movie depicts the true story of Charles Cullen (played by Eddie Redmayne). He was a nurse who is widely believed to be the most prolific serial killer in recorded history. The story encapsulates his co-worker’s (Jessica Chastain) attempts to bring him to justice.
Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities
This curated collection of genre-defining stories is the latest work of the Oscar-winning director, Guillermo del Toro. Out to challenge our traditional notions of horror this eight-episode television series will depict everything from macabre and magical, gothic, to the grotesque and classically creepy. Expect incredible storylines and production from these sinister tales.
Disney Hotstar +
This Telugu web series portrays actor Raj Arjun as the villain 'Caleb'. Jhansi is the tale of a fearless female cop who tackles a life-threatening situation after losing her memory. This high-octane action series will see her battle demons of the past in an epic battle of the wits.
“Shantaram” is the story of a fugitive named Lin Ford (Hunnam) who is looking to get lost in the vibrant and chaotic city of Bombay in the 1980s. Lost and alone in a loud and unfamiliar city, Lin struggles to escape the trouble he’s running from in this new city. He finds himself falling for an enigmatic and intriguing woman named Karla, and is faced with a choice between freedom and love. Which will he choose? Watch to find out.
When the airline– Flight 716 disappears over the Atlantic Ocean, Kendra Malley, who is facing the grief of the recent death of her husband, is chosen to lead the investigation into the crash. Under constant scrutiny from the world, she and her team race to find the missing aircraft and rescue any survivors. High thrill and high-octane drama are what you can expect from this six-episode season.