Between action and suspense, documentaries and reality show, this weekend is full of releases in the services of streaming. On Netflix, three premieres including the documentary series Naomi Osaka: Tennis star, about the trajectory of the young tennis player. already in HBO Max, the highlight is the debut of Godzilla vs Kong. On Amazon prime, the fashion reality show Making The Cut.
As usual, Casual has selected 5 movies and series for you to keep an eye on for the next few days. Check out.
Naomi Osaka: Tennis Star (Netflix)
This intimate three-part series is an overview of the life of one of the best tennis players in the world, Naomi Osaka. We accompany the athlete for two years as she works to improve the game, but also to define her own personality. Be defending the titles of Grand Slam with the movement mask Black Lives Matter, facing grief over the unexpected death of mentor Kobe Bryant or seeking independence, the challenges Naomi faces in her personal life begin to reflect in the public sphere. With empathy, the series showcases Osaka’s frantic travel and training schedule, explores all the pressure the athlete faces, and reveals how she spends her free time with friends and family. The episodes also travel the world with the tennis player, exploring her Haitian roots and examining her connection to the country she represents. The audience will get to know the honesty and vulnerability of Naomi, a young athlete and leader who tries to balance all facets of her identity.
Godzilla vs Kong (HBO Max)
The legends face each other in Godzilla vs Kong, when these mythical adversaries meet in a spectacular battle, in which the fate of the world will come into play. Kong and his protectors embark on a perilous journey to find their true home. With them is Jia, an orphan girl who has a unique and strong bond with Kong. But they didn’t know they were in the path of an enraged Godzilla, who is leaving a trail of destruction across the planet. This epic combat between the two titans, instigated by occult forces, is just the beginning of the mystery that lies at the Earth’s core.
Making The Cut (Amazon Prime)
Filmed in Los Angeles, the second season of Making The Cut shows participants competing on tasks that challenge not only their design skills, but also their ability to direct all facets of a fashion brand. Throughout the competition, the designers with the lowest performance will be eliminated and the winner will be chosen during the final episode. The $1 million prize will kick-start the winner’s business investment, as well as the opportunity to sell their clothing collection at the Amazon Fashion store and receive personalized mentoring.
Unbelievable Thefts (Netflix)
The new Netflix documentary series highlights three of the biggest robberies in modern US history, told by the criminals themselves. A 21-year-old woman steals millions of dollars from a Las Vegas casino. A man who dreams of being a father embezzles a fortune from the Miami airport… and follows series plots to get away with it. A man from Kentucky is accused of one of the biggest whiskey robberies in history.
The series shows how each thief set his target, the detailed planning of the crimes, the glory of success… and the silly mistakes that helped investigators uncover the truth. In emotional conversations, criminals, their families and accomplices, and the police who solved the cases tell all the details.
Boldly, humor and frankly demonstrating that crime doesn’t always pay, the series has action, adventure, thrill and drama to satisfy both true crime story fans and Hollywood fiction fans. The episodes will leave you wondering: what’s worth risking to commit the perfect crime?
Monarchies, apologies, plastic surgery and even dogs… this document series covers several fascinating subjects that will make you see the world through new eyes.