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Get ready to sit on the edge of your seat with Top Gun: Maverick or laugh so hard that you fall off your seat watching Me Time, there’s something for everyone this week.
TOP GUN: MAVERICK
A sequel to the original Top Gun. Set in the world of drone technology and fifth generation fighters, this sequel will explore the end of the era of dogfighting. Here’s our take on whether or no you need to watch Top Gun before diving into Top Gun: Maverick.
Thirteen year old Sam Cleary suspects that his mysteriously reclusive neighbor Mr. Smith is actually the legendary vigilante Samaritan, who was reported dead 20 years ago.
Quick takeaway: Can’t complain. It has been a minute since Sylvester Stallone graced our living room television screens.
You’ll either love it or hate it. It’s a PG-13 superhero film that is full of nostalgic 80s/90s action movie thrill. Sign me up.
With his family away, a devoted stay-at-home dad enjoys his “me time” for the first time in years by joining his hard-partying old friend on a wild birthday adventure.
Quick takeaway: Kevin Hart gives every PTA mom a run for their money. Mark Wahlberg cosplays Will Ferrell. Close your eyes, and Mark Wahlberg transforms into Will Ferrell before your ears.
Rotten Tomatoes would tell you not to watch it. But fans of Kevin Hart, Mark Wahlberg, and Will Ferrell should anyway. If you lower your expectations and don’t take it too seriously, you might like it.
SEE – SEASON 3
A virus has decimated humankind. Those who survived emerged blind. Centuries later when twins are born with the mythic ability to see, their father must protect his tribe against a threatened queen.
LUDIK – SEASON 1
To save a kidnapped family member, an enterprising furniture tycoon must use his secret diamond smuggling operation to transport guns across the border.
THE AFTERPARTY – SEASON 1
When a high school reunion’s afterparty ends in a stunning death, everyone is a suspect. A detective grills the former classmates one by one, uncovering potential motives as each tells their version of the story—culminating in the shocking truth.
Quick takeaway: Prepare yourself to watch this in one weekend. It’s a satirical comedy with top-notch talent, witty quips, and fun celebrity cameos. While the plot isn’t exactly original, the over-the-top performances are nothing less than entertaining.
SELLING THE OC – SEASON 1
A fresh set of realtors square off, competing to establish themselves at The Oppenheim Group’s second office on the Orange County coast. Will the pressure prove too much for these agents to handle?
Quick takeaway: Beautiful properties. Pretty people with depth of a splash pad. Tired storylines. I’ll probably watch the next ten seasons.
UNTOLD: THE GIRLFRIEND WHO DIDN’T EXIST – SEASON 1
From Notre Dame to the NFL, Manti Te’o’s future in football showed promise until an online relationship sent his life and career spiraling.
CODE NAME: EMPEROR
Follows Juan, an agent working for the intelligence services, who also reports to a parallel unit involved in illegal activities.
Quick takeaway: An okay action thriller. Intense with a surprising end. Definitely watch with VidAngel to filter out all the profanity and sexual themes.
MINIONS: THE RISE OF GRU
A fanboy of a supervillain supergroup known as the Vicious 6, Gru hatches a plan to become evil enough to join them, with the backup of his followers, the Minions.
THIS IS GOING TO HURT – SEASON 1
Based on the best-selling non-fiction memoir, the series follows the highs and lows of working in obstetrics and gynecology through the eyes of junior doctor Adam Kay.