Every week, streaming platforms surprise with new releases. And what better plan than to start one? Seriecatch up with the new season of your favorite fiction or enjoy a good movie.
These are some of the premieres of the week, with their synopses and trailers, from Disney Plus, Amazon Prime Video, HBO, filmin Y Netflix:
1. ‘Sketchbook: how to start drawing’ Premiere April 27
This is an educational and intimate documentary series that transports viewers into the desks and lives of Disney artists and animators. Each episode focuses on an artist who teaches how to draw a mythical character from a horror movie. Walt Disney Animation Studios. As they teach the steps of drawing, they tell their unique story about how they came to Disney and the character they chose.
2. ‘Ridley Road’ Available April 27
Inspired by the struggle of Group 62, a Jewish community coalition that opposed rising neo-Nazism in post-war Britain, ‘Ridley Road’ tells the story of Vivien Epstein, a young Jewish woman played by Agnes O’Casey. When Vivien starts working with them and realizes that Jack, her boyfriend disappeared from her (Tom Varey) has been badly injured, she infiltrates the NSM, a neo-Nazi movement that is becoming increasingly prominent in London, risking everything for her beliefs and for the man she loves.
3. ‘Arena Promises’ Available April 27
Lucía, a young aid worker, travels to Libya to collaborate with an NGO located in a highly conflictive area. After getting off to a bad start, her relationship with Andy, the demanding manager of the project, and also with Hayzan, an attractive and mysterious Libyan driver, everything gets worse when she decides to pursue a girl who has stolen some medicines. Meanwhile, Julia, a CNI agent infiltrated as a cooperator, is investigating a dealer named El Halcón who is trying to sell Spanish weapons.
4. ‘The Big Leap’ Available April 27
A group of homeless people from different walks of life compete to be part of a reality competition series that is featuring a modern remake of ‘Swan Lake‘.
1. ‘The hate you give’ Available April 29
Starr Carter constantly switches between two worlds: the mostly African-American poor neighborhood where he lives and the mostly white, wealthy high school he attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the death of his childhood best friend, Khalil, at the hands of a police officer. Now, faced with pressure from all sides of the community, Starr must find his voice and stand up for what is right. (FilmAffinity)
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1. ‘Bang Bang Baby’ Premiere April 28
Alice is a teenager who gets involved in the criminal world of Milan for love of her father. To do this, she Alice will use her imagination, influenced by music, television and pop culture of her time: the 80s.
2. ‘Undone’ (Season 2) Premieres April 29
After a car accident, a woman discovers that her relationship with space-time has changed.
3. ‘Clarice’ Available April 29
Spin-off of ‘The silence of the lambs’. Delve into the untold personal story of Clarice Starling and her return to work hunting down serial killers and sexual predators as she navigates the political intrigues of Washington, DC
1. ‘Make me fly’ Premiere April 29
Thomas spends his nights partying in clubs and his days in bed. Until his father, Dr. Reinhard, fed up with his son’s escapades, cuts off his tap completely and forces him to take care of one of his young patients.
2. ‘I Love America’ Premiere April 29
A single woman who decides to bet on love again, catapulting her life from Paris to Los Angeles. From awkward dates to heartwarming surprise encounters, she understands that the journey to love is a journey to herself.
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1. ‘The baby’ Premiere April 25
Michelle De Swarte plays 38-year-old Natasha, a woman angry that her closest friends are having babies. But when she unexpectedly comes across a baby of her own, her life dramatically implodes. Controlling, manipulative, yet incredibly cute, the baby twists Natasha’s life into a surreal spectacle of horror.
2. ‘Barry’ (Season 3) Premiere April 25
Desperate to put his violent past behind him in favor of his new passion, Barry (Hader) tries to cut himself out of the world of contract killings and fully immerse himself in acting. But getting out is hard.
3. ‘Mayans MC’ (Season 4) Premiere April 25
4. ‘Gentleman Jack’ (Season 2) Premieres April 25
Yorkshire, 1834. All eyes are on Anne Lister and Ann Walker as they make their common home at Shibden Hall as wife and wife, determined to add their estates and become a power couple. Anne Lister’s entrepreneurial spirit frightens the locals as much as her offbeat love life, and with Halifax on the brink of revolution, her refusal to lay low becomes provocative and dangerous.
5. ‘Made for Love’ (Season 2) Premieres April 29
The only way out is to go back in. Hazel returns to the Hub to save her father’s life, and she and her billionaire husband, Byron, become trapped by Gogol’s latest technology.
6. ‘Pares y Nones’ (Season 2) Premiere April 29
Set in a dystopian world, the series describes an alternative history in which the African people have managed to outdo Europe both technologically and organizationally.
1. ‘Inspector Venn’ Premiere April 26
When a body is found on a beach in North Devon, Detective Matthew Venn faces a case with no witnesses, no forensic analysis and no apparent motive. Matthew will also have to deal with the death of his father and his return to the community he was forced to leave.
2. ‘Rurangi’ Premiere April 29
After fleeing the city a decade ago, transgender activist Caz Davis returns to the remote, politically divided dairy community of Rurangi in hopes of reconnecting with his father, who hasn’t heard from him since before his transition.
1. ‘Madeleine Collins’ Premiere April 29
Judith leads a double life between Switzerland and France. On the one hand, Abdel, with whom she is raising her daughter together. On the other, Melvil, with whom she has two slightly older children. Little by little, this fragile balance made of lies, secrets and comings and goings is breaking down. Faced with the unmasking, Judith chooses to flee forward.
2. ‘Everst without oxygen’ (Documentary) Premiere April 29
More than 5,000 climbers have climbed the peak of Mount Everest, but only 200 have done so without artificial oxygen, and many of them have died trying. Rasmus dreams of being the first Dane to reach the highest limit on the planet without an oxygen bottle on his back. On his first attempt, a violent storm surprises him and he is about to cost him his life. What started as a simple challenge ends up becoming a chilling obsession that will test both him and everyone around him.
1. ‘You don’t believe it!’ Premiere April 27
Contestants struggle to correctly answer a series of difficult questions. And when they can’t, they go straight to plan B: outright lying.
2. ‘The 7 Lives of Léa’ Premiere April 28
Léa wakes up in the 90s after finding the dead body of a young man. To solve her mysterious death and prevent it, she occupies the body of seven different people.
1. ‘365 days: That day’ Premiere April 27
Laura and Massimo come back stronger than ever, but Massimo’s family ties and a mysterious man who wants to conquer Laura complicate their relationship.
2. ‘The Siege of Silverton’ Premiere April 27
When a sabotage mission goes awry, a trio of anti-apartheid rebels find themselves involved in a tense hostage hold-up at a bank. Based on a true story.
3. ‘The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: The Unreleased Tapes’ Premiere April 27
This documentary explores the mystery surrounding the death of film icon Marilyn Monroe through unpublished interviews with her closest circle.
4. ‘Bubble’ Premiere April 28
In an abandoned Tokyo infested with bubbles and gravitational anomalies, a young prodigy has a momentous encounter with a highly enigmatic girl.
5. ‘Amor de madre’ Premiere April 29
José Luis has just been left planted at the altar. But there is no harm that does not come for good: his mother signs up for the honeymoon! On the trip he discovers that he doesn’t know her at all and that she is a sweetheart.
6. ‘Rumspringa – Ein Amish in Berlin’ Premiere April 29
A young Amish makes an initiation trip to Berlin in which he connects with his roots, discovers other ways of life, falls in love… and faces an important decision.
7. ‘The great magic pass’ Premiere April 31
In a football-mad town, a small-time magician (and useless on the ball) must win a coveted soccer trophy so he can marry the love of his life.