Here are the top movies and shows on Amazon Prime, Netflix and other streaming platforms

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Batla House on Amazon Prime

Batla House on Amazon Prime

Director: Nikkhil Advani

Stars: Nora Fatehi, Mrunal Thakur, John Abraham

IMDb: 7.7/10

Description:

ACP Sanjay Kumar (John Abraham) raids a house located in Batla House locality in Jamia Nagar, Delhi after receiving information about the presence of two terrorists who might be involved in 2008 bombings. One of Sanjay’s team mates engages in gunshot firing before receiving an order. The team now faces the heat of conducting fake encounters from media, political parties and educational institutions.


What do critics say:

“Told through the eyes of an upright ACP, Sanjay Kumar (John Abraham), Nikkhil Advani’s ‘Batla House’ attempts to balance out the narrative without taking any apparent sides,”wrote Sreeparna Sengupta from Times of India

​Incredibles 2 on Apple TV

​Incredibles 2 on Apple TV

Director: Brad Bird

Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell

IMDb: 7.7/10

Description:

Following Incredibles, the sequel shows the failure of Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl to stop super villain Underminer who robbed the city bank despite their efforts. As a result, the government is forced to cut the funclose Superhero Relocation Program. Helen, Elastigirl, goes on a mission to stop Underminer. Whereas, Mr. Incredibles aka Bob struggles with babysitting his own kids.

What do critics say:

“Incredibles 2's animation has been given a gigantic update even though the style remains true to the original film,” Mihir Fadnavis from Firstpost

Bumblebee on Amazon Prime

Bumblebee on Amazon Prime

Director: Travis Knight

Writer: Christina Hodson

Stars: Hailee Steinfeld, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., John Cena

Description:

In the 1980s, a planet named Cyberton indulges in civil war and prepares to evacuate. Some of the autobots escape from Cybertron and finds refuge on Earth. Charlie, an 18-year-old boy, finds Bumblee — one of the autobots — hiding in his junk yard.

What do critics say:

Where the Bay "Transformers" movies alternated between ecstasy and dullness, "Bumblebee" is consistently middling, wrote Richard Brody from the New Yorker.

​ Christopher Robin on Apple TV

​ Christopher Robin on Apple TV

Director: Marc Forster

Stars: Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Bronte Carmichael

IMDb: 7.3/10

Description:

Christopher Robin — who used to enjoy in Hundred Acre Wood with Pooh, Piglet and the Tiger — is all grown up and forgotten his friends. He doesn’t spend much time with his family and is stuck fulfilling expectations of his demanding boss.

Soon, he meets Winnie the Pooh who helps him discover the little adventurous boy inside him.

What do critics say:

The film is charming, even with the usual Disney paw prints on the themes. Forster handles the comedy with skill and the sentiment with restraint, wrote Paul Byrnes from the Sydney Herald.

Don’t Breathe on Netflix

Don’t Breathe on Netflix

Stars: Stephen Lang, Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette

Director: Fede Alvarez

Description:

Three thieves try to break into the house of a wealthy blind man with hopes of stealing $300,000. But they soon realise that they are trapped in the house.

What do critics say:

I never feel totally comfortable watching a movie in which the heroine is punched repeatedly in the face, in wide shot, by a muscle-bound psychopath until she blacks out, writes Kevin Maher from the Times (UK).

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