What to watch this weekend: 18th-20th June 2021

Love, Victor A Hulu Original

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 an emotional comedy-drama starring Kevin Hart, as well as the latest summer blockbuster release from Pixar.

Fatherhood

Fatherhood stars Kevin Hart as Matthew Logelin, a recently widowed father whom struggles to raise his daughter after the unexpected death of his wife. The film is based on a true story, but I’m particularly fascinated with seeing how Kevin Hart gets on in a more serious role. He’s well known for his comedy, but Fatherhood’s poignant nature means we can expect a much more mature performance from him than we are used to seeing.

Where to watch: Netflix (available to stream 18th June)

Love, Victor: Season 2

After the success of the first season of Love, Victor, season 2 releases this week. The series is set in the world of the original 2018 film Love, Simon, with Love, Victor following a new student at Creekwood High School, struggling with his identity surrounding his sexual orientation and adjusting to a new city. Season 2 follows the aftermath of Victor coming out at the end of Season 1.

Where to watch: Disney+/Star (available to stream 18th June)

Luca

Luca is the latest computer-animated film produced by Pixar Animation Studios. Luca is set in a stunning seaside town on the Italian Riviera and is a coming-of-age story about a 13-year-old sea monster curious about the world above the sea. Pixar rarely disappoint and from the trailers, Luca looks brilliant; I can’t wait to give this one a watch.

Where to watch: Disney+ (available to stream 18th June)

Chivas: El Rebaño Sagrado

Chivas: El Rebaño Sagrado is a four-part docuseries chronicling an unforgettable season with Mexico’s homegrown football club, the Chivas of Guadalajara. The series follows the club as it attempts to resurrect its legendary franchise from the ashes of five losing seasons. If you’re a football fan, this looks like a fascinating insight into of the biggest football clubs in North America.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video (available to stream 18th June)

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

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