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Notable: 9 movies and series to stream this week – News


In a new movie or TV show streamed this week, Colin Farrell needs to adjust himself with a cheeseburger, Karen Gillan needs to learn how to fight a paralyzed arm, and Cinco Paul finally sees the musical in the 90’s Now triggers “American Werewolf in London.” Here’s where to find them all.

Last Monday at 11:00 am, Colin Farrell was still in bed and recovered from his late-night trip.

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A rabbit hole to explore the world of ultra runners. “I’m just fascinated by what people experience when they decide to embark on 100 or 250 miles,” he says.

Farrell says he’s not an ultrarunner himself, but his latest role was physically demanding in itself.

Farrell will play a whale hunter in the 1850s with ship captain Stephen Graham and surgeon Jack O’Connell in the five-part miniseries The North Water, which will premiere on Thursday at AMC + Streaming Service. .. Five weeks of shooting took place on board a ship that arrived within 500 miles of the Arctic Circle.

“Even if you didn’t do anything, it just existed and you just breathed in there, it was a big deal,” he says. “I could feel my body kicked into a survival mode I had never experienced before.”

Asked if there are any similarities between playing a whale hunter in the Arctic and drawing a penguin in the movie “Batman,” which will be released next year, he quotes “The Shadow I Cast.” did. Both characters were very physically sturdy. “

“I was conditioned with a cheeseburger, ice cream and cake,” he said. “The environment wasn’t something that any of us actually prepared or figured out what we were working on.”

New: “Gun Powder Milk Shake”

New: “Gun Powder Milk Shake”

(Netflix)

An irreverent action movie premiered on Wednesday in the world of “Gunpowder Milkshake”

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There is a cafeteria where assassins who ban guns often visit, and a library where you can check guns like a book. Weapons used in the heat of battle include suitcases, bowling balls, and giant teeth. Angela Bassett kills one with a hammer and one with a strawberry.

Directed by Navot Papushad, the film is about Sam of Karen Gillan, an assassin ordered by Paul Giamatti’s Nathan, who presides over crime syndication. After Sam saves his father’s daughter, she kills — an unlicensed detour that sacrifices a pile of money to syndicate — she becomes her own target.

The film includes highly choreographed shootouts and brawls that take place from bowling alleys to hospitals. When he saw the script, Gillan said that the ingenuity of the project immediately appealed.

“I have a combat sequence that paralyzes my arm, and the script says: I don’t know how the audience will react to this, but I’ve never seen anything like this. I know that, “she says. “And I thought it was really cool. That’s what we all aim for. It’s vaguely original.”

New release: “Schmigadoon!”

(Apple TV +)

In 1997, when Cinco Paul was watching the movie “American Werewolf” about a pair of backpackers who encountered a werewolf, the beginning resembled the musical “Brigadoon” about an idyllic village. It stood out to him. Only one day in 100 years is displayed. Then Paul thought: What if instead of finding a werewolf, a pair of friends stumbled into the town with a musical? And get stuck there.

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At the time, Paul was an ambitious screenwriter, and he left the idea more or less on the shelves. Twenty-four years later, after several hit movies (such as “Despicable Me”), it was made possible by the musical comedy “Schmigadoon!”, Which premiered on Friday.

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Friends transformed into a couple of Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key, but otherwise Paul says the assumptions are pretty much the same as his first idea. When they get lost in the brightly lit town of Schmigadoon, they are hiking in the woods. The townspeople suddenly sang a song. Alan Cumming is the mayor, Fred Armisen is the minister, and Dove Cameron is the farmer’s daughter. Martin Short is a leprechaun that informs couples that they will not leave until they find true love.

The series includes movies such as the recently released “In the Heights”, the current second season “Central Park” (Apple TV +), and Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story” scheduled for December, with music genres. It will arrive in an instant.

“People have found that this kind of thing has a real audience and has real power to add songs to the drama,” Paul says. “It amplifies everything.”

New Release: Magnolia Network

(Discovery +)

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Inc. will change the brand of DIY network cable channels to Magnolia Network under the Joanna and Chip Gaines brand in January. On Thursday, Magnolia Network will get a digital launch with Discovery + Streaming Service and Magnolia App.

The launch includes a number of new shows on cooking, home, gardening, design and other comfortable topics. Among them is Andrew Ziman’s cross-country anthropology series, “Family Dinner.” “Homemade” where Atlanta farmer Jamila Norman helps his family set up his backyard farm. Series “First Time Fixer” about rookie home renovators.

The launch also includes a new episode of the show, “Fixer Upper: Welcome Home,” starring Joanna Gaines and Chip Gaines, already streamed on Discovery +, a restart of the couple’s career-making show, “Fixer Upper,” and cooking. Display “Joanna Gaines Magnolia Table”.

Streaming notes:

••Karen Gillan is an old man in northern England: Karen Gillan also had time to record an audiobook for Frances Hodgson Burnett’s masterpiece The Secret Garden (Apple Books) in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Avengers: Endgame. The gig was a lot harder than she expected. In movies, she usually plays one character. Reading “The Secret Garden”, she played them all. “There may be a voice coming back to the end of the book at the beginning of the book. What did I do for that person? How can I play an old man in northern England?”

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