What to watch this weekend: 28th-30th May 2021

Cruella Emma Stone Disney+

This weekend there are a host of new releases available across all of your favourite streaming services. I’ve picked out some of this weekend’s highlights including the latest blockbuster from Disney, as well as an in-depth documentary looking at one of the greatest football managers of all time.

Baggio: The Divine Ponytail

Baggio: The Divine Ponytail is a sports documentary looking at one Italy’s most talented footballers of all time, Roberto Baggio. Roberto Baggio is a former Italian footballer who played for a number of Italian football teams and is renowned for his ponytail hairstyle which he adorned through the majority of his career. The documentary looks at Baggio’s career highs, triumphs over injuries and discovery of Buddhism.

Where to watch: Netflix (available to stream now)

Cruella

Emma Stone stars as the titular villain Cruella and explores Cruella’s origins and evil exploits in the run-up to the events of 101 Dalmatians. Cruella is one of Disney’s most anticipated releases of 2021 and the trailers for the famous villain’s origin story look fantastic. It’s worth noting that to watch Cruella at home, you will need to purchase it via Disney Premier Access which commands a pretty hefty fee of £19.99.

Where to watch: Disney+ (available to stream 28th May via Disney Premier Access)

Panic

Panic is an Amazon original television series, based on the novel of the same name by Lauren Oliver. This young adult series follows a group graduating seniors who must engage in a competition, in what they believe is their one chance to escape their town. From the trailers, Panic looks like a teen-based Hunger Games come psychological thriller.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video (available to stream 28th May)

Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In

Another sports-based documentary releasing this week, Never Give In is the remarkable story of Sir Alex Ferguson and his recovery from a life-threatening brain haemorrhage. Not only does the documentary look at his recent struggles following his brain haemorrhage, Never Give In also looks at Sir Alex Ferguson’s humble beginnings and recounts some of his most important life stories.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video (available to stream 29th May)

What are you planning on watching this weekend? Let me know in the comments!

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