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Weekend Binge List: From romance to zombies... best picks from Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+Hotstar

07:00 AM Jun 13, 2021 | Sumita Chakraborty

Title: Workin' Moms (season 5)

Platform: Netflix

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Language: English

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Workin' Moms: Season 5 is indeed a riot for it spotlights one moot life-changing experience: Raising a baby, which isn’t a cakewalk, is it? This season sees four new moms juggle separation, dating, working and raising kids. In the fifth season of this wince-inducing comedy, there is a rollercoaster of encounters that can make you double over laughing and still wince in pain at some of the incidents. It talks about each mum’s individual experiences… moments of ecstasy, trauma, laughter and tears. It’s a fun watch.

Title: Silver Skates

Platform: Netflix

Language: English

A true-blue romance that will warm the cockles of your heart, Silver Skates is for romance-bingers. The plot is simple, yet very emotional. On the frozen rivers and canals of St. Petersburg, a petty thief on skates warms the heart of an aristocrat’s daughter as forces try to keep them apart. They know they are meant to be together but the world refuses to let them be one. So what do they do? Watch this heart-warming film and you’ll know.

Title: Clarkson’s Farm (season 1)

Platform: Amazon Prime Video

Language: English

Top Gear man Jeremy Clarkson who is known for his fetish for fast cars, ever flowing alcohol and irrelevant jokes goes over to the other side — farming. In Clarkson’s Farm (season 1), he tends to a 1,000 acre farm in rural England and handles a whole new ball game. His challenges are many. Can the man who is a certified city-slicker, handle farm life? Clarkson incidentally makes the show as interesting as his earlier one with his peppery comments, on point wit and his ‘give a damn’ attitude.

Title: Black Summer (season 2)

Platform: Netflix

Language: English

We are back to zombies this season… The season show some cold-blooded new challenges during the zombie apocalypse as frantic scavengers and violent militias battle the dead and the desperate. It’s a bloody battle and there seems to be no respite. Enjoy this zombie fare replete with action and more twists and turns.

Title: Bhuj: The Day India Shook

Platform: Disney Hotstar

Language: Hindi

‘Bhuj: The Day India Shook’, uncovers one of the most damaging earthquakes that hit India back in 2001. This docu-drama combines facts, authentic research, first-hand accounts of survivors along with the compelling storytelling of Anupam Kher to uncover the tragedy emphasising on stories of bravery, heroism, miracle rescuers, misfortune, tragedy, and hope. The film utilises key archival footage like videos, photographs, newspaper headlines along with satellite images of Gujarat to demonstrate the mishap and the fallout. This special premium documentary unfolds human emotions, details behind the accident and expert opinions breaking down the possible causes of the disaster. This thought-provoking documentary is poignantly yet sensitively told and is a must watch.

Title: Rhyme Time Town (season 2)

Platform: Netflix

Language: English

Simply told, it is an entertaining watch. Best friends Daisy and Cole are back for more musical fun and adventure with their nursery rhyme pals. Challenges crop up but they solve all problems with teamwork and creativity! It is a happy show with a lot of music and fun, and is quite enjoyable.

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