With so many shows and movies to choose from on Australia’s major streaming services, it can often be difficult to find the best new stuff to entertain yourself with each week.
In an effort to make things easier, every Monday we’ll be highlighting the best new shows and movies to watch on Aussie streaming platforms, covering the likes of Netflix, Disney Plus, Binge, Foxtel Now, Stan and Amazon Prime Video.
Below, you’ll find a list of this week’s highlights, separated by streaming service, with binge-worthy new shows sitting alongside some great big-budget new movie arrivals and a couple of oddball left-of-field entries, just for some variety.
The big new shows and movies this week are Zack Smyder’s Justice League on Binge and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier on DIsney Plus, however, there’s a nice selection of other shows and movies landing on Australia’s streaming services, too. Here are our streaming picks for the week of March 15-21, 2021.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (TV series premieres 19/3/2021)
Hot off the enormous success of WandaVision, Marvel’s next big TV series is due to kick off on Disney Plus this Friday in the form of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, an action-packed event which sees Captain America’s old cohorts Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie) and Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) continue the fight for good. If only they could stop fighting with each other…
Amazon Prime Video
Unfortunately, there aren’t any big new shows or movies to write home about on Amazon Prime Video this week, but there are big things coming in the following weeks, so remember to check back!
Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal (Documentary available 17/3/2021)
From the documentary filmmakers that exposed the Fyre music festival comes Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal. It’s an exploration of the scam that saw rich families and celebrities pay to sneak their under-achieving children into prestigious universities, eventually leading to a number of high-profile arrests and convictions.
Binge / Foxtel Now
Zack Snyder’s Justice League (Movie available 18/3/2021)
The wait is almost over after years of online campaigning from DC fans, Zack Snyder’s original vision for the Justice League movie is finally being released. At four hours, you can expect Zack Snyder’s Justice League to redefine epic blockbuster filmmaking, with bigger action and expanded character development.
Dirty Dancing (Movie available 20/3/2021)
Revisit the classic ’80s romance of Dirty Dancing the film which saw Frances “Baby” Houseman (Jennifer Grey) spend the summer in the Catskills resort, only to fall head over heels in love with the camp’s limber dance instructor, Johnny (Patrick Swayze). Before you watch it, it helps to remember this very simple rule: nobody puts Baby in a corner. Stick to that, and we promise you’ll have the time of your life.