What to watch this weekend in theaters and at home

It’s time to kick back, relax, and let the magic of cinema and television whisk you away this weekend. We’ve got a little something for everyone, from nerve-racking odysseys and artificial intelligence face-offs to political dramas and metaphysical adventures. So, grab your popcorn, your coziest blanket, and perhaps even your bravest family member, and prepare for a rollercoaster ride of emotions!

First up, venture into the mind of an anxious everyman in a surreal, haunting journey that might just have you questioning your own fears. Or, if you prefer something a little more globe-trotting, team up with an unconventional duo on a mission to save the world from a formidable AI adversary.

Craving some political intrigue? Dive into the life of a US Ambassador juggling international crises and her own tumultuous marriage. Alternatively, embark on a mesmerizing trip to an uninhabited island, where the line between reality and nightmare is blurred beyond recognition.

For those who relish a good old-fashioned fright fest, prepare to witness the horrifying reunion of two sisters as they face the most chilling manifestation of family bonds gone awry. And finally, if you’re in the mood for an intimate musical experience, join a legendary artist as he delivers a captivating performance that harkens back to a bygone era.

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There’s a veritable smorgasbord of movies and TV shows awaiting your weekend binge, so what are you waiting for? Grab that remote, dim the lights, and let the unforgettable stories unfold!

Evil Dead Rise (In Theaters)

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A twisted tale of two estranged sisters whose reunion is cut short by the rise of flesh-possessing demons, thrusting them into a primal battle for survival as they face the most nightmarish version of family imaginable.

Mrs. Davis (Peacock TV)

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Simone (Betty Gilpin), a nun from Reno, seeks to destroy an artificial intelligence known as Mrs. Davis in this drama series from Tara Hernandez and Damon Lindelof.

Beau is Afraid (In Theaters)

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Following the sudden death of his mother, a mild-mannered but anxiety-ridden man confronts his darkest fears as he embarks on an epic, Kafkaesque odyssey back home.

Enys Men (VOD)

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Set in 1973 on an uninhabited island off the Cornish coast, a wildlife volunteer’s daily observations of a rare flower turn into a metaphysical journey that forces her as well as the viewer to question what is real and what is nightmare.

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Gods of Mexico (VOD)

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It follows the resistance to modernization in rural Mexico. It is a reminder that it is still possible to live in tune with our essence as human beings.

Little Richard: I Am Everything (VOD)

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The one-of-a-kind rock’n’roll icon who shaped the world of music.

Personality Crisis: One Night Only (Showtime)

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Follow artist David Johansen’s luminous set at Café Carlyle from January 2020. A concert that is wonderfully intimate and a testament to both a lost New York and an artist who remains as fresh and exciting as ever.

Chevalier (in Theaters)

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Supported by Kelvin Harrison Jr.’s outstanding work in the title role, Chevalier offers an entertaining gateway into the incredible life of a brilliant artist.

Dead Ringers (Prime Video)

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The Mantle twins, identical from head to toe, are on a mission to change the way women give birth.

The Real Thing (MUBI)

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A man who spends his days in boredom meets a woman, who throws his life into chaos. Koji Fukada’s first film adaptation of a comic book.

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The Diplomat (Netflix)

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Kate Wyler (Keri Russell), the new US Ambassador to the United Kingdom, tries to handle international crises and her marriage to fellow diplomat Hal Wyler (Rufus Sewell) in this political drama from Debora Cahn.

Somebody Somewhere Season 2 (HBO)

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Sam is a true Kansan on the surface, but, beneath it all, struggles to fit the hometown mould. Grappling with loss and acceptance, she discovers herself and a community of outsiders who don’t fit in but don’t give up.

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