What to Stream This Weekend: 'Clouds' on Disney Plus, 'Unsolved Mysteries' on Netflix and More
By Paige Gawley
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ET's Leanne Aguilera and Ash Crossan are sharing the best things to watch during this week's episode of Stream Queens!
If you're an Aaron Sorkin fan, you've got two options to keep you busy this weekend. Kids aren't running out of things to stream either, as they can slay monsters or sing along with the options available on streaming this week.
If you want to feel sad but inspired, a documentary and a based-on-a-real-story flick are at your disposal. To leave the stress of the world behind, watch a couple redecorate homes or sit back as chimps run around and live their lives.
Keep scrolling for your go-to guide of what to stream the weekend of Oct. 16, 2020.
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The documentary that landed its director, Garrett Bradley, the best director for a U.S. documentary prize at Sundance is finally available to stream. Filmed over two decades, the doc follows Fox Rich as she works to raise her sons and get her husband out of prison where he's currently serving a 60-year sentence for a robbery. Poignant and mesmerizing, Time gives insight into America's prison-industrial complex.
Heidi Schreck resurrects her teenage self in this Broadway play. In doing so, Schreck goes back to a time when she gave speeches about the U.S. Constitution in order to pay for college, while tracing how the document has affected women since its conception.
Jane the Virgin's Justin Baldoni helmed this musical drama about a dying teenage boy who writes his goodbyes into a song, which becomes a viral hit. Based off of Laura Sobiech's memoir, Fly a Little Higher: How God Answered a Mom's Small Prayer in a Big Way, Clouds is sure to make you emotional.
Go inside the 200-acre Louisiana refuge for more than 300 chimps in this six-part series. As you listen to narration from Jane Lynch, you'll be privy to the chimps' ups and downs as you witness them living their lives deep in the forest.
Recorded during the show's Broadway run, David Byrne's American Utopia brings the Talking Heads frontman together with an ensemble of 11 musicians, singers, and dancers from around the globe, as it transports audiences to a dream world filled with human connection, self-evolution and social justice.
Based off of the Marvel Comics characters Daimon and Satana Helstrom, this series follows two siblings as they track down the worst of humanity in an effort to atone for their father, a powerful serial killer.
When a teen is recruited by a secret society of babysitters, she battles against the Boogeyman and other monsters after they abduct the boy she's watching. The flick, based off of Joe Ballarini's book of the same name, will make a great addition to a family-friendly Halloween movie night
Five Brooklyn high school students struggle with sexual, racial and economic politics in this drama series. Teen viewers will be drawn in as they watch their peers attempt to survive and succeed in Brooklyn's largest public high school.
This eight-part anthology series is set in the beginning months of COVID-19, and focuses on how people worked to keep their friendships and relationships alive amid quarantine. Each episode tells a different story and is sure to bring you back to the first months of the pandemic.
Directed by Aaron Sorkin, this historical drama tells the story of the Chicago Seven, a group of anti-Vietnam War protesters charged with conspiracy and crossing state lines to incite riots at the 1968 Democratic National Convention. A-listers including Sacha Baron Cohen, Eddie Redmayne, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Jeremy Strong lead the cast.
The Netflix reboot returns with a second round of mysteries. While the specific cases in the episodes aren't yet known, some titles include "Washington Inside Murder," "Death in Oslo," and "Stolen Kids."
Kate Bosworth stars as an oil executive in this fictionalized drama about the real-life water contamination wars in California. The film -- which also stars Martin Sheen, Haley Joel Osment and Pablo Schreiber -- follows along with a widowed farmer's court battle against the oil giant.
After always wanting to be a stand-up comic, things don't go as planned for Will when he finally gets the chance to fulfill his dream in this charming comedy. With snarky radio DJs, relentless hecklers and annoying groupies, Will has to decide if a life of comedy is actually worth it.
If you like... Casper and Josie and the Pussycats, watch Julie and the Phantoms on Netflix.
Newcomer Madison Reyes stars in this musical series about a young girl who works to find her voice after the death of her mother with the help of three friendly, teenaged ghosts. EP'd by Kenny Ortega, Julie and the Phantoms is the perfect show for fans of High School Musical.
If you like... Daybreak and Warm Bodies, watch Love and Monsters on VOD.
After seven years of living underground due to the Monsterpocalypse, Joel (Dylan O'Brien) decides to venture above ground to track down his high school girlfriend... despite the ever-present danger. Fun-filled and action-packed, Love and Monsters shows what Joel's willing to do for love.
Based off of the 1964 TV series of the same name, this Anjelica Huston-starring flick earned her a Golden Globe nomination for her performance in a role that nearly went to Cher. The supernatural dark comedy about a bizarre family is the ideal pre-Halloween watch.