The Green Knight, Netflix’s Sweet Girl and every new movie you can watch at home this weekend
There are many movie releases this weekend that you can watch at home. There’s an early rental of one of our favourite movies, The Green Knight. Also, there’s the theatrical/HBO Max premier of Reminiscence by Lisa Joy, Westworld’s co-creator. Annette, Adam Driver’s avant-garde musical drama, stars Lisa Joy. Joe’s Snake Eyes reboot, Jason Momoa’s debut Netflix movie, The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard (the summer’s other Ryan Reynolds), plus many more.
Here’s a guide to what movies are available on video on demand or streaming this weekend.
The Green Knight
What to watch: Available to rent at $19.99 in heaters Amazon Prime Video?AppleAndVudu
David Lowery’s epic medieval fantasy features Dev Patel playing Sir Gawain. He is the rebellious nephew of King Arthur and longs for great adventures through which he can prove his chivalric superiority. Gawain is challenged by the Green Knight and forced to confront his true nature as a great or even good knight. From our review,
Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins
Robert Schwentke’s soft reboot spin-off of G.I. Joe stars Henry Golding as Snake Eyes, a fan favourite ninja character. From our review,
What to watch: Available to stream and in theatersHBO Max
Logan’s Hugh Jackman stars as Nick Bannister. He is a private investigator who, along with Watts (Thandiwe), specializes in finding answers in the minds of his clients. Think Inception with less emphasis on corporate spying and impossible architecture. Nick meets Rebecca Ferguson, a mysterious client, and his quest to find her disappearance becomes an obsessional odyssey. It blurs the line between reality, fiction, past, present, and reality. For a primer, read our interview with Lisa Joy.