9 TV shows and movies to watch the week of October 31, 2021
âAfter the death of his grandmother, a Mexican biologist living in New York returns to his hometown, nestled in the majestic forests of monarch butterflies of MichoacÃ¡n. The journey forces her to face the traumas of the past and reflect on her hybrid identity, triggering a personal and spiritual metamorphosis.
Wednesday November 3
The more they fall: Read an official description below. Broadcast on Netflix
âThis is not your grandfather’s western! Meet Jonathan Majors, Idris Elba, Zazie Beetz, Regina King, Delroy Lindo, LaKeith Stanfield, RJ Cyler, Edi Gathegi, Danielle Deadwyler and Deon Cole on this action-packed ride that injects new blood into the Old West.
Thursday, November 4
Aida Rodriguez: fighting words: Read an official description below. Broadcast on HBO Max
For her first hour-long stand-up special, comedian / actress / producer Aida Rodriguez takes the stage in the Bronx to tackle the issues of the day – not just because they’re ripped off the headlines, but because that they are in the pages of her personal history.With her grounded and shameless point of view, Rodriguez says she is frankly exhausted by political comedy, embracing both sides of her heritage, returning to the dating game, and more. A hilarious and boundless exploration of identity and family, the special concludes with a documentary about Aida’s travels in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic – a celebration of these vibrant cultures as cameras capture Rodriguez reuniting his father from whom he is separated and giving him to the next for the next generation.
Friday 5 November
Marie, Marie and a few other people: Here’s a summary, via press email: âCollege acquaintances Mark and Mary meet at a drugstore while Mary purchases a pregnancy test. The test is negative and the two end up dating and quickly fall in love with each other. Mark has a more traditional view of relationships and Mary’s is more modern and progressive. They try “ethical non-monogamy” at Mary’s behest and create their own version of an open relationship, all while trying to balance their careers and budding friendships. Through a series of ups and downs, Mary begins to realize that she is more traditional than she thought as Mark begins to open up and see the world differently through Mary and a polyamorous lens. In theaters
Bullfinch: According to a YouTube description, “Tom Hanks is Finch, a man who embarks on a touching and powerful journey to find a new home for his unlikely family – his beloved dog and a newly created robot – in a dangerous and ravaged world. . ” Stream on Apple TV +
Spencer: Kristen Stewart is receiving rave reviews for her performance as Princess Diana in this biopic. In theaters
Saturday 6 November
Next stop, Christmas: Read an official description below. 8 p.m. ET
âAngie is determined to spend Christmas alone, but her usual commuter commute turns into a Christmas train that drops her off in her hometown in 2011. Stars Lyndsy Fonseca, Chandler Massey, Lea Thompson and Christopher Lloyd.
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