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.
The big new shows and movies this week are The Mauritanian on Amazon Prime Video and The Irregulars on Netflix, however, there is also a nice selection of other shows and movies coming to Australian streaming services. Here are our broadcast choices for the week of March 22 to 28, 2021.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier: Episode 2 (TV Series – available 3/26/2021)
After an action-packed debut episode, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier will return on Friday and hopefully have Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie) and Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) team up against the radical terror group known as the Flag- Smashers.
Amazon Prime Video
The Mauritanian (Movie – available 24/3/2021)
Based on real events, the Amazon Original film The Mauritanian tells the inspiring story of Mohamedou Ould Slahi (Tahar Rahim), a man who has spent years fighting for his freedom while being detailed without charge at Guantanamo Bay. For her part, defense lawyer Nancy Hollander (Jodie Foster) and her partner Teri Duncan (Shailene Woodley), who must face an intimidating military prosecutor (Benedict Cumberbatch).
The Irregulars (TV Series – available 3/26/2021)
Based on the stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Irregulars sees a motley group of young and gifted individuals manipulated to solve crimes for Dr John Watson (Royce Pierreson) and Sherlock Holmes (Henry Lloyd-Hughes) in 19th century London .
DOTA: Dragon’s Blood (TV Series – available 03/25/2021)
Based on the global video game phenomenon Defense of the Ancients, DOTA: Dragon’s Blood is an animated series that follows a Dragon Knight who becomes entangled in bigger events than he could ever have imagined after a few encounters with a dragon and a determined princess.
Binge / Foxtel now
The Great British Bake Off: Season 11 (TV Series – available 3/24/2021)
Look, we won’t judge your excitement over the return of The Great British Bake Off – the show of guilty pleasure that people watch instead of doing something more constructive … like reading a book (hey, at least this is not married to First Sight). Once again this season 12 home bakers take part in an oven bake that will test every aspect of their baking knowledge.
skills as they fight to be crowned best amateur baker in the Great British Bake Off
City on a Hill: Season 2 Premiere (TV Series – available 03/28/2021)
After an impressive first season with more Rs lost than a twerking convention, Boston City’s “ villainous ” crime drama on a Hill is finally back for its second season. Kevin Bacon returns as FBI agent Jackie Rohr, a man who regularly exploits Boston’s flawed criminal justice system for his own career.