Weekend Watchlist: The top shows on Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other streaming services

  • Every week, Business Insider India picks up all the new releases across theatres and different OTT platforms in India for its readers.
  • This week Shazam on Amazon Prime.
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Every week, Business Insider India picks up all the new releases across theatres and OTT platforms in India for the readers.

Shazam! on Amazon Prime Video

IMDb: 7.1
Director: David F. Sandberg
Stars: Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Asher Angel

Description: A 14 year old Billy Batson turns into a powerful superhero by shouting “SHAZAM!”. The movie follows his crime fighting spree.
What critics say: Despite the negatives, this film manages to drum up anticipation and leave a smile on your face after the end credits!” ~ Johnson Thomas, Mid-day

Crawl on Apple TV

IMDb: 6.5
Director: Alexandre Aja
Stars: Kaya Scodelario, Barry Pepper, Morfydd Clark

Haley attempts to save her dad and dog during a hurricane, but in the process finds herself stuck in a house with alligators alongside her family.
What critics say: “Insidiously simple, compact, and clever, this killer alligator movie, complete with slowly rising floodwaters, is relentless and absolutely terrifying” ~ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Common Sense Media

Nancy Drew and the hidden staircase on Amazon Prime

IMDb: 5.7
Director: Katt Shea
Stars: Sophia Lillis, Zoe Renee, Mackenzie Graham

After moving to Chicago, Nancy drew finds it hard to fit into her surroundings. As is her curious nature, she sets out to solve the mystery of the haunted house of an elderly woman. She makes new friends along the way and establishes her place in the community.

What critics say: The latest iteration of Nancy Drew is the kind of movie we want Hollywood to make more of … almost.” ~ Adam R. Holz, Plugged In

J.Edgar on Netflix

IMDb: 6.5
Director: Clint Eastwood
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts

Description: J.Edgar Hoover, who has been the head of the FBI for over fifty years, looks back into his personal and professional life — especially some dark secrets which could have ended his career.

What critics say: "J. Edgar" is a curious mix: It's slow, almost glacial, in parts, and then quickly, shockingly moving in others; it's cerebral, almost distant, and then emotionally raw.” ~ S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media