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New Releases On OTT Platforms That Deserve To Be On Your Watchlist

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New releases on OTT platforms: The film distribution business had already changed after digital platforms with deeper pockets rolled out.

The digital viewers are being served a platter of different genres in films and series. And OTT platforms are releasing a plethora of unmissable content on an almost weekly basis now.

Here are some major releases on the OTT platforms to add to the weekend binge-watch list.

Movies

The Dead Don’t Die

Where to watch: Netflix

The comedy horror film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch is set in the small town of Centerville. Some unusual events in the town reported by the local news suggest that things are becoming unpredictable and scary.

Dangerous repercussions will soon start plaguing Centerville as the dead are rising from their graves and feast on the living. The stellar cast features an ensemble cast including Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tom Waits, Iggy Pop, Carol Kane, and Selena Gomez.

The Conjuring

Where to watch: HBO Max

In the third instalment of the horror film series paranormal investigators, Ed and Lorraine Warren will take on one of the most sensational cases of their careers. When a cop stumbles upon a bloodied young man walking down the road, he finds out he is accused of murder and demonic possession.

Trippin’ with the Kandasamys

Where to watch: Netflix

Two best friends Shanthi and Jennifer have now turned into in-laws. As they feel unappreciated in their marriages and plan a getaway with their husbands. But then a couples retreat turns into an extended family reunion where family bonds are tested.

Breaking Boundaries: The Science of Our Planet

Where to watch: Netflix

In the documentary Breaking Boundaries, the scientific journey of world-renowned scientist Professor Johan Rockström is being presented. The film covers the most important scientific discovery of our time.

Awake

Where to watch: Netflix

The sci-fi thriller Awake follows a family stuck in a world where no one can connect via technology and also cannot sleep. The lead character Jil played by Gina Rodriguez struggles to keep her family alive when she realises her daughter might be the key to survival.

Series

Sweet Tooth

Where to watch: Netflix

The fantasy drama series is based on a comic series of the same name. ‘The Great Crumble’ has led to the formation of hybrid babies- part human, part animal. Gus, a hybrid deer-boy meets a loner man and they embark on an adventurous journey.

Human: The World Within

Where to watch: Netflix

The new series tells the diverse stories of people around the world narrated by Jad Abumrad. The documentary shows how passion and goals are facilitated by the human body’s complex systems.

Feel Good 2

Where to watch: Netflix

The first season of Feel Good ended dramatically as Mae relapses in her cocaine addiction and loses her sponsor. The official logline reads: “Mae and George’s complicated love story continues as Mae struggles to come to terms with the ghosts from her past and George tries to reinvent her present. Can they grow together or will they grow apart?”

Loki

Where to watch: Disney+

The Tom Hiddleston-led Marvel series Loki will now be offered in Indian languages. In addition to Hiddleston reprising his titular role, the six-part series also stars Owen Wilson as a member of Time Variance Authority, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Wunmi Mosaku and Richard E. Grant.

Lisey’s story

Where to watch: Apple TV+

The mini-series Lisey’s Story is based on a novel written by Stephen King by the same name. The psychological horror is helmed by Pablo Larraín and stars Julianne Moore in the titular role. The story spans out when a person obsessed with the work of author Scott Landon, starts to stalk her widow to find more.