Get set for a weekend of sci-fi, action, and a dramatic recreation of one of the greatest moments in Indian cricket history. We however don’t want you wasting a second wondering where to start or what to watch. So here’s a handy guide on the best new shows or movies to catch up this weekend across popular OTT streaming platforms.
Binge Guide: What to watch on OTT platforms this weekend
Our pick of the best OTT content for the weekend [Mar 25, 2022]
Based on Frank Herbert's 1965 novel of the same name, Dune is a visual and storytelling masterpiece. It is about Paul Atreides (Timothee Chalamet), a gifted man, who must travel across the hazardous desert planet Arrakis in the year 10191 to ensure the future of his family and people. The movie also stars Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgard, Dave Bautista, Zendaya, Jason Momoa, and Javier Bardem among others.
Previous game adaptations have made us wary, though we can’t help but be excited about this official Halo adaptation. The series takes place in the universe introduced in the first-ever Halo game. Expect deeply woven personal stories, adventures, and lots of action. Oh and did we mention the series reveals Master Chief’s face?
Do also check out our Halo spoiler-free review.
From the far-out future, we head back in time to what is easily the greatest moment in the history of Indian cricket. 83, as the name suggests, is based on that cricket team, who under the stewardship of Kapil Dev, beat the mighty West Indies to win the 1983 world cup. This movie is for everyone, even if you’re not a cricket fan.
The series, based on Julia Quinn’s The Viscount Who Loved Me, is back for season two on Netflix. It follows the Bridgerton family’s quest to find happiness, and recognition among London’s social elite. Season two introduces six new characters, and focuses on Anthony’s attempts to find a wife.
This is an international epic drama series told in three languages – Korean, Japanese and English. Based on Min Jin Lee’s novel of the same name, Pachinko tells the story of a Korean family immigrating to Japan at a time when Japanese attitudes towards Koreans was far from amicable. The series introduces us to Sunja and her family, and everything they experience from racism to stereotypes.