Weekly Shots: Unmissable Movies and TV Shows to Stream Right Now

Welcome to another edition of Weekly Shots, your curated guide to the most compelling movies and TV shows this week. Grab your remote and some popcorn; you won’t want to miss these picks. We’re introducing a new FYI section that includes titles worth noting. Keep in mind, these haven’t received our official endorsement.


Bottoms (Emma Seligman)

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Directed by Emma Seligman, “Bottoms” is a satirical masterpiece that challenges the norms of high school movies. Characters PJ and Josie navigate the complexities of teenage life with raw authenticity, refusing to conform to clichés. Seligman and actress Rachel Sennott delight in subverting the expected, making this a must-watch for those tired of predictable high school dramas.

Streaming on VOD

Cassandro (Roger Ross Williams)

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In “Cassandro,” director Roger Ross Williams introduces us to Saúl, a young man deeply enamored with lucha libre. The film avoids the traditional biopic structure, focusing instead on Saúl’s daily life and his relationship with his supportive mother, Yocasta. It’s a heartfelt, refreshing take on the genre that’s worth your time, offering an intimate look into the world of lucha libre.

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Streaming on Prime Video

Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant

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Guy Ritchie’s “The Covenant” is a war drama that delves deep into the complexities of camaraderie, loyalty, and the human condition. Featuring a compelling performance by Jake Gyllenhaal, the film moves at a fast pace and offers intense, thought-provoking moments. Despite some thematic inconsistencies, it stands as a solid addition to Ritchie’s diverse filmography, offering a nuanced look at the realities of war.

Streaming on Prime Video

Sex Education Season 4

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The fourth and final season of “Sex Education” brings Otis and Eric to Cavendish Sixth Form College. With new settings and challenges, this season promises a fitting conclusion to the series. It’s a time of exploration and understanding for all the characters as they embark on adulthood, offering a nuanced look at the complexities of teenage life and the challenges of growing up.

Streaming on Netflix

Still Up

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“Still Up” is a British romantic comedy that explores the theme of insomnia. Characters Lisa and Danny share late-night conversations, revealing a friendship that could be something more. As the nights pass, they must decide if their bond is as strong in the daylight. It’s a charming, heartfelt series that offers a unique take on the romantic comedy genre, making it a must-watch for fans of British TV.

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Streaming on Apple TV Plus


The Continental: From the World of John Wick

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“The Continental” transports us to 1970s New York and serves as an origin story for Winston Scott, the hotel manager from the John Wick films. This spinoff series expands the John Wick universe in exciting new ways, offering a thrilling ride that delves deep into the criminal underworld. It’s a must-watch for fans of the franchise, adding layers of complexity to characters we thought we knew.

Streaming on Peacock

American Horror Story season 12 (FX/Hulu)

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The twelfth season of “American Horror Story,” subtitled “Delicate,” adds a fresh twist with Kim Kardashian joining the cast. Based on Danielle Valentine’s upcoming novel, the season explores fertility issues and adds a layer of supernatural intrigue. It’s a must-watch for fans of the series, offering a fresh perspective on the horror genre while maintaining the show’s signature style.

Streaming on FX/Hulu

Love Is Blind season 5 (Netflix)

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The fifth season of “Love Is Blind” continues to explore the complexities of love and relationships. Featuring singles from Houston, this season adds a Southern twist to the drama. With its unique format, the show has a better track record than other dating franchises, making it a compelling watch. It’s a deep dive into the psychology of love, offering viewers a chance to reflect on their own relationships.

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Streaming on Netflix

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