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Bite-sized Reviews

‘An American Pickle’, ‘Cheaters’ & ‘Clark’: Six things to stream now

Movies and shows to binge this weekend

08 May 2022 - 00:00
Seth Rogen in 'American Pickle'.
Seth Rogen in 'American Pickle'.
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AN AMERICAN PICKLE  

Seth Rogen and Seth Rogen star in this quirky comedy about a Jewish immigrant worker in a pickle factory who is accidentally preserved in pickle juice for a century and wakes up in present-era Brooklyn where he sets off to track down his great-grandson. It’s quaint, gently touching and very Jewish-humoured  fun.

Where to stream it: Showmax

How much time you'll need to binge it: 90 minutes

WATCH | The trailer for ‘An American Pickle'.

THE PENTAVERATE

Mike Myers brings his particular brand of spy-adventure spoofery to Netflix in this show in which he plays a host of roles including the lead as a Canadian journalist who tries to uncover the truth about the Pentaverate – the secret organisation which has ruled the world since 1947.

Where to stream it: Netflix

How much time you'll need to binge it: 2 and a half hours

WATCH | The trailer for ‘The Pentaverate'.

CHEATERS  

A sharply funny, dead-pan humoured series of short, smart vignettes chronicling the misadventures of two strangers who, after meeting in a Finnish hotel following the delay of their flight home, have a one-night stand and then attempt to return to their normal lives.

Where to stream it: Showmax

How much time you'll need to binge it: 3hours

WATCH | The trailer for ‘Cheaters'.

MELTDOWN: THREE MILE ISLAND

A docuseries that provides a thorough and gripping account of the nuclear reactor meltdown that occurred at Three Mile Island in the US in 1979 — the worst nuclear-related accident in US history and one whose consequences were felt for decades by those who survived it and those involved in trying to cover it up.

Where to stream it: Netflix

How much time you'll need to binge it: 4 hours

WATCH | The trailer for ‘Meltdown: Three Mile Island'.

FLATBUSH MISDEMEANORS 

A bromance comedy series about two friends living in Flatbush, Brooklyn, that celebrates the highs, lows and eccentricities of life in the famous suburb and benefits from strong performances and a keen sense of the particularities of its setting and the memorable characters who populate it.

Where to stream it: Showmax

How much time you'll need to binge it: 5 hours

WATCH | The trailer for ‘Flatbush Misdemeanors'.

CLARK

Bill Skarsgård stars in this comedy-drama miniseries about Swedish gangster and popular anti-hero Clark Olofsson whose roguish charm and risky much-publicised criminal adventures in the 1970s led him to be the originator of the idea of “Stockholm Syndrome”.  

Where to stream it: Netflix

How much time you'll need to binge it: 6 hours

WATCH | The trailer for ‘Clark'.


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