The Weekend Watchlist: Here are 10 Movies/Series To See This Weekend

Good Omens 2

The holidays are fast approaching, and with everyone coming home for Christmas, it’s getting increasingly difficult to keep them entertained and the holiday spirits bubbling.

This weekend, we have saved you the stress of scrolling endlessly through your Netflix and Prime streaming services, looking for the best movies and series.

It can be exhausting going through an overwhelming list of options; whatever you’re in for this weekend: heart-pounding thrillers, soul-stirring dramas, or hilarious comedies, YNaija has your back.

  1. Good Omens 2

Based on a novel, Good Omens returns with its season 2. The show depicts the lives of Aziraphale, an angel and a demon, Crowley. The two friends decide to maximise their time on earth by preventing armageddon, a battle between heaven and hell. The war is supposed to tear the fabric of the universe, which means no more fun time for these two.

  1. Afamefuna: An Nwa Boi Story

Afamefuna takes a notable dive into the world of the Igbo culture. It tells of the Igbo apprenticeship system and how successful men pass down their knowledge to the apprentices, circulating the source of wealth within themselves, their culture and community.

  1. Criminal Code

This crime thriller will keep you on the edge of your seat just as the cops never get a dull weekend at the office. In a constant loop of catching Brazil’s criminals and keeping the city safe, these officers have a lot on their plates.

  1. Renaissance

Beyonce’s Renaissance movie was released shortly after the end of her Renaissance world tour. The legendary artist had left her fans without any visuals for her last album. The Renaissance movie was an insight into her life on and off stage and how she worked towards delivering one of the best crossing tours.

  1. A Nearly Normal Family

Adam and Ulrika Sandell live a textbook-perfect life with their teenage daughter, Stella, that is, until Stella ends up with a mugshot and a “murderer” title as she is accused of murder.

  1. Family Switch

Nothing sounds creepier than a family that switches bodies with each other. Well, meet the Walker family as they switch bodies during a strange occurrence. The family is given a chance to understand each other better with this new shift of planetary alignment.

  1. The Bad Guys (A Very Bad Holiday)

This Christmas-themed animated series is based on the 2022 film ‘The Bad Guys’. It depicts the life of a criminal group of animals who, despite being caught, pretend to renounce their past life and turn a new leaf into perfect citizens.

  1. Thanksgiving

If you are looking for a movie that captures your senses and grips you with fear and panic, Thanksgiving is the right movie for you. An axe-wielding killer roams the town, instilling fear and bringing death to the residents.

  1. Wish

In this powerful animation, we see Asha make a wish so potent that it gets the attention of a celestial body (Star). With the assistance of her new friend, she goes against the wishes of her king as she tries to save her kingdom from his evil, narcissistic hands.

  1. Consecration

After the shocking death of her brother, a grieving priest, Grace takes a trip down to Mount Saviour Convent in Scotland, where she tries to understand the incident that led to the death of her brother. What she uncovers goes beyond her expectations.

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