With so many shows and movies to choose from on Australia’s major streaming services, it can often be difficult to find the best new stuff to keep you entertained every week.
In an effort to make things easier, every Monday we’ll be highlighting the best new movies and shows to watch on Australian streaming platforms, including Netflix, Disney Plus, Binge, Foxtel Now, Stan and Amazon Prime Video.
Below you’ll find a list of this week’s highlights, separated by a streaming service, with new frenzy-worthy shows alongside big-budget movie newcomers – and a few weird entries left of the pitch. , just for some variety.
Fortunately, a nice selection of new shows and great movies are hitting Australian streaming services to watch Monday through Sunday. Here are our broadcast choices for the week of March 1 to 7, 2021.
WandaVision (TV series – series finale available 05/03/2021)
After all these years, last week’s episode of WandaVision saw Wanda finally receive the title of Scarlet Witch from her new nemesis. Now it’s time to see what Wanda will do to get out of her current predicament. One thing is likely: We imagine this week’s finale will have big implications for the future of the MCU.
Amazon Prime Video
Coming 2 America (Movie – available 03/05/2021)
A sequel more than thirty years in the making, Eddie Murphy’s beloved comedy classic Coming to America is officially followed in the ingeniously titled Coming 2 America. Now King of Zamunda, Akeem (Murphy) discovers he has a separated son in America and must return to Queens, New York to find him. Of course, his trusted confidante Semmi (Arsenio Hall) will also be there, much to his chagrin. Expect all of your favorite characters from the original film to return, including the guys from Barbershop and even Randy Watson and Sexual Chocolate!
Moxie (Movie – available 03/03/2021)
Directed by the funny and talented Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation), the new Netflix Original comedy Moxie sees a shy 16-year-old girl anonymously posting a zine in order to stick it to the sexist and toxic guys in her high school. The zine immediately takes over with its classmates, starting a kind of school-wide revolution.
Binge / Foxtel now
The Walking Dead (TV Series – Season 10C returns 1/3/2021)
After an extended hiatus, The Walking Dead’s 10th season returns today with the first of six new episodes. Picking up after the fall of Alpha (Samantha Morton) and the end of the Whisperer War, we find the survivors trying to put the pieces back together and rebuild.
Manhunt: Deadly Games (TV series – season premieres 05/03/2021)
The final season of Manhunt is once again inspired by real events, this time the story of Richard Jewell (Cameron Britton), a security guard who partially foils a bombing and is then immediately put out to dry by the media that sell the story of a man who orchestrated it all to pretend to be a hero.