Binge Guide: What to watch on OTT platforms this weekend
Our pick of the best that streaming services have to offer. [Jan 21 2022]
This weekend’s binge guide has a mix of stories that will make you laugh, emphatise, and cry. We also see the return of a master behind the cameras for a movie.
We 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.
Ozark (season 4)
Yet another brilliant series is coming to an end, and the makers of Ozark want to go out with a bang. The Byrd family, now resettled in the Ozarks, is still hoping for a chance to escape this unforgiving world of crime. Season three left viewers with a lot of questions, which they will hope are answered in the two-part final season.
Unpaused: Naya Safar
After the success of Unpaused in 2020, the anthology series is back with another set of short stories that revolve around concepts of acceptance and moving on. This time around, the show has some notable stars onboard including Saqib Saleem, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Priyanshu Painyuli, Neena Kulkarni among others.
How I Met Your Father
As you would have guessed from the title, this is a spin-off of the hit series – How I Met Your Mother. This time it is Hilary Duff (Sophie) telling her son how she met his father. Duff is accompanied by Suraj Sharma, Christopher Lowell, Francia Raisa, Tom Ainsley and Tien Tran.
Servant (season 3)
M. Night Shyamalan’s psychological thriller Servant is back for another season. The series follows a Philadelphia couple in mourning after an unspeakable tragedy creates a rift in their marriage and opens the door for a mysterious force to enter their home. The show’s star cast includes Rupert Grint, Lauren Ambrose, Toby Kebbell, and Nell Tiger Free.
The movie marks the return of Subhash Ghai to filmmaking, and he has penned this comedy of errors set during the pandemic-induced lockdowns. In the centre of the plot (pun unintended) is a 300-acre farmhouse, and the star cast includes Sanjay Mishra, Vijay Raaz, and Amol Parashar among others.