The Best Movies and TV Shows to Stream This November Weekend

Best Movies TV Shows Streaming November Weekend

A slew of highly-anticipated titles are hitting streaming platforms this weekend, making for quality binge-watching. From Oscar contenders to new seasons of popular series, November kicks off with a stacked lineup of streaming releases to enjoy.

‘Black Cake’ – Family Drama Meets Mystery

Adapted from Charmaine Wilkerson’s acclaimed novel, this new series follows a runaway bride who vanishes in Jamaica, leaving behind a mystery. Decades later, she gifts her estranged children a flash drive of stories about her past, connected by the culturally significant black cake dessert. The dark secrets and intrigue will hook drama fans.

‘Lawmen: Bass Reeves’ – Taylor Sheridan’s Latest Western

Prolific writer Taylor Sheridan adds another Old West tale to his collection with ‘Lawmen’, about pioneering Black deputy marshal Bass Reeves. Fronted by David Oyelowo, the series promises plenty of frontier action and sweeping vistas that define Sheridan’s brand.

‘Quiz Lady’ – Awkwafina and Sandra Oh Team Up

Comedy titans Awkwafina and Sandra Oh play estranged sisters hunting for gambling money in this genre-blending romp. Awkwafina’s trivia obsessive competes on her favorite game show, subverting expectations. With a star-studded supporting cast, ‘Quiz Lady’ brings the laughs.

‘Sly’ – An Intimate Sylvester Stallone Documentary

This documentary takes an introspective look at Sylvester Stallone’s personal and professional journey through intimate interviews with the legendary actor himself. Charting his rise, fall, and comeback, ‘Sly’ offers rare insight into the man behind the ‘Rocky’ legend.

‘Invincible’ Season 2 – The Superhero Show Returns

After season one’s explosive finale reveal, ‘Invincible’ resumes as Mark Grayson navigates his father’s villainous legacy while facing new interdimensional threats. Expect the animated superhero series’ signature shocking violence and emotional gut punches.

‘All The Light We Cannot See’ – Romantic WWII Drama

Based on the bestselling book, this film follows a blind French woman’s radio broadcasts to reunite with her father during WWII, forging a bond with a German soldier. Directed by Steven Spielberg’s protégé Shawn Levy, it’s a sweeping romantic epic.

‘Fingernails’ – An Unconventional Love Triangle

Jessie Buckley and Riz Ahmed play a couple whose love is put to the test when a futuristic nail test casts doubt. Exploring free will versus fate, this sci-fi riff on romance complicates monogamy and “soulmates.”

‘Planet Earth III’ – Nature Documentary Gold Standard Returns

The breathtaking cinematography and revelatory insights of Sir David Attenborough’s ‘Planet Earth’ series continues with a third installment. From coasts to forests, the BBC production captures Nature’s majesty.

‘Selling Sunset’ Season 7 – Reality Drama is Back

Get ready for more ultra-luxe real estate antics as the impossibly glamorous ‘Selling Sunset’ agents return for season 7. With plenty of fresh romances and feuds, expect the binge-worthy drama to be dialed up.

‘The Real Housewives of Potomac’ Season 8 – Fresh Cast Addition

The hit reality franchise’s Potomac ensemble is back to bring their signature flair and extravagance for season 8. Joining the cast is new housewife Nneka Ihim, ensuring tensions and table-flips remain at an all-time high.

‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ – Web-Swinging onto Streaming

The long-awaited, visually mind-bending sequel to ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ finally hits Netflix, expanding the franchise’s creative multiverse. The Oscar-winning animation is a work of comic art come to life.

‘A Haunting in Venice’ – Branagh’s Latest Whodunit

Kenneth Branagh returns as detective Hercule Poirot in this ghostly, Gothic-tinged mystery thriller set in post-WWII Venice. Equal parts chilling character study and slick murder mystery, it’s a standout in Branagh’s Poirot series.

‘Onimusha’ – Classic Video Game Adapted Into New Anime

Acclaimed Japanese director Takashi Miike turns the popular game ‘Onimusha’ into a bloody, action-packed anime set in feudal Japan. With demons slayed by magic katanas, it honors the series’ origins while expanding the lore.

‘Blue Eye Samurai’ – Stylized Chambara Series

In another fresh anime take on Japanese history, a mixed-race woman seeks vengeance in the Edo period, battling lethal enemies and oppression. Blending vibrant visuals with martial arts drama, ‘Blue Eye Samurai’ is mesmerizing.

‘Watchmen’ (2019) – The Gold Standard of Superhero Shows

HBO’s singular, audacious take on the acclaimed graphic novel surpasses a thematically similar new Bass Reeves series. Bold, thought-provoking and utterly original, Damon Lindelof’s ‘Watchmen’ remains a towering achievement.

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