Looking for something new to watch? Here’s what I’m streaming at home this weekend.
The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special (Disney+ Canada)
Synopsis: In the The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special, the Guardians, who are on a mission to make Christmas unforgettable for Quill, head to Earth in search of the perfect present. The Marvel Studios’ Special Presentation stars Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, and Pom Klementieff, featuring Vin Diesel as Groot and Bradley Cooper as Rocket, Sean Gunn and The Old 97’s with Michael Rooker and Kevin Bacon.
Harry and the Hendersons (1987 movie now on Crave Canada)
Synopsis: While returning from a trip in the woods, George Henderson (John Lithgow) and his family run into something with their car that turns out to be a Sasquatch. Thinking the creature is dead, they take him home, but “Harry” (Kevin Peter Hall) soon awakens. Despite their initial fears, Harry is a kind and sensitive being, and the Hendersons become very fond of him. However, it is difficult to keep him a secret, and soon they begin to fear for Harry’s safety.
Wednesday (The Addams Family spinoff series directed by Tim Burton. All eight episodes streaming on Netflix Canada)
Synopsis: Wednesday Addams, a high-school student, finds her brother Pugsley tied up in a locker. She sees a psychic vision of his bullies whom she attempts to kill in revenge but gets expelled. Her parents, Morticia and Gomez, decide to enroll her in Nevermore Academy, a school for outcasts.
The White Lotus – Season 2 (first four episodes available with new episodes streaming every Sunday on Crave Canada)
Synopsis: The second season of The White Lotus is set at an exclusive Sicilian resort and, similar to the first season, follows the exploits of guests and employees over the span of a week. Starring Jennifer Coolidge, Michael Imperioli, Aubrey Plaza and F. Murray Abraham.
Amsterdam (David O. Russell comedy movie available on VOD services)
Synopsis: In the 1930s, three friends witness a murder, are framed for it, and uncover one of the most outrageous plots in American history. Amsterdam stars Christian Bale, Margot Robbie, John David Washington and Chris Rock.