Binge Guide: Top shows and films to stream this weekend

Our top OTT picks to embrace the weekend spirit

It’s that time of the week when we take our top picks of all the upcoming content available for you to binge over the weekend. This week brings tons of action, fictional and non-fictional. With the World Cup coming to a close and Christmas just around the corner, you may sense a bit of a theme in our latest picks. So lay back and get into the spirit and we don’t just mean the Christmas spirit.


Who Killed Santa? A Murderville Murder Mystery

Will Arnet shall revive the role of Senior Detective Terry Seattle and this time, the case is critical. With a star-studded cast featuring the likes of Jason Bateman and Maya Rudolph, the mission should they choose to accept, is to figure out who killed Santa. Not convinced just yet? Here’s the catch– Jason Bateman and Maya Rudolph haven’t been given the script so they have absolutely no idea what’s coming their way. Fuelled by surprises, watch as they attempt to  improvise their way through the case... 

The Recruit

Netflix’s go-to heartthrob, Noah Centineo takes the screen once more to portray a fledgling lawyer in the CIA who becomes entwined in dangerous international power politics. Triggered by a former asset who threatens to expose the nature of her long-term relationship with the agency unless they exonerate her of a serious crime. This nail-biter will likely keep you glued to the screen.

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This psychological horror fable of displacement sees a Senegalese immigrant (Aisha) hired to care for the daughter of a rich couple living in New York City. She is left bitterly yearning for the son she left behind and hopes to get the chance to bring him to the U.S. But in true horror/thriller fashion, she becomes increasingly unsettled by the family’s volatile home life and a violent presence begins to invade both her dreams and her reality. It may not be Halloween, but prepare to be boggled and spooked by this one.



Directed by Ajay Bahl, this thrilling tale will see Taapsee Pannu take on the role of a woman who is gradually losing her eyesight as she investigates her sister’s untimely demise.

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The Pact S2

The second season of The Pact promises to intrigue and tell an emotional tale of a social worker and her family trying as they try to cope with a recent and tragic death in the family. Things start heating up when their loyalties are put to the test upon being confronted by a stranger claiming a connection that nobody could have imagined. 


FIFA World Cup

Let’s be honest, this weekend is about one thing and one thing only… the FIFA World Cup 2022 Finals. So pledge your allegiance and get geared up as we reach the crux of the drama and quality of sport we have witnessed over the last few weeks. Will France make it a double or will Messi’s Argentina finally reign supreme? Don’t miss the action.