The last week of January 2021 is full of brand new movies and TV shows. From Justin Timberlake’s latest film to engaging documentaries, HL has a list of this weekend’s must-see attractions.
There has never been a more perfect time to watch the latest movies and TV shows on the couch or in bed. This winter, networks and streaming services are constantly bringing fresh and exciting content to viewers. Exciting new films and TV shows will premier this weekend alone.
HollywoodLife has rounded up important films and TV shows for this weekend. A lot of new content will be released this weekend, including a new Hallmark Channel movie, Netflix documentaries about football and a new movie starring three Hollywood juggernauts. Here is a list of notable movies and TV shows to watch on network, online and streaming services from January 29th to 31st.
Justin Timberlake takes a difficult turn in the Apple TV + drama “Palmer”. (Apple TV +)
Justin Timberlake takes a dramatic turn in the Apple TV + movie Palmer, which premieres on Apple TV + on January 29th. The singer plays former high school star Eddie Palmer, who is returning to Louisiana after serving in prison. He moves back in with his grandmother Vivian (June Squibb) and hopes to rebuild his life. Eddie soon takes care of his neighbor’s precocious and unique son Sam (Breakout Star) Ryder Allen), which is often the target of cruel bullying. The film also plays the lead role Alisha Wainwright and Juno temple. Palmer is Justin’s first live-action film since Wonder Wheel in 2017. Ryder made his feature film debut when he was just 7 years old alongside Justin.
“Wendy Williams: The Movie”
Lifetime’s latest biopic focuses on one of the day’s favorite characters, the only one Wendy Williams. Wendy Williams: The film premieres on January 30th at 8 p.m. on Lifetime. The film, produced by Wendy herself, takes you through the ups and downs she has experienced over the years.
Ciera Payton as Wendy Williams in the Lifetime biography. (Lifetime)
The authorized project delves into Wendy’s journey from her launch on city radio to the success of her own syndicated talk show. Despite many obstacles, Wendy’s strength, confidence, and determination have enabled her to thrive and be successful. Ciera Payton Stars as Wendy Williams in Lifetime Biography. The biopic is followed by a full-length documentary, Wendy Williams: What a Mess !, at 10 p.m. Wendy will speak directly to the camera and open up like she has never done before about her life.
Snowkissed is one of the Hallmark Channel’s newest original films and will air on January 30th at 9:00 p.m. on the network. Hallmark Channel’s New Year New Movies program continues with the premiere of this fun and romantic movie. Snowkissed follows a journalist who is crazy about travel and who is chasing her dream task and who involuntarily looks after a handsome B&B owner who wants to become a tour guide. The movie stars Jen Lilley and Chris McNally.
“We are: The Brooklyn Saints”
We Are: The Brooklyn Saints is a four-part Netflix documentary series that launches on January 29th on the streaming giant. The series follows a youth soccer program in the heart of downtown Brooklyn. The Brooklyn Saints program, which is aimed at boys ages 7 to 13, is a resource for these children. The documentaries contain the personal stories of the young athletes as well as the coaches and parents. The season runs in real time as the boys work to prepare for a better future. Emmy Award Winning Filmmaker Rudy Valdez serves as director, executive producer and cameraman.
‘The little things’
The Little Things is a psychological thriller that premieres on January 29 on HBO Max and in select theaters. The film plays Oscar winners Denzel Washington, Rami Malek, and Jared Leto. The Little Things takes place in 1990 when Joe “Deke” Deacon, assistant sheriff for the Kern County Sheriff, played by Washington, is sent to Los Angeles to do a quick evidence-gathering task. He is embroiled in the search for a killer who is terrorizing the city, along with Sergeant Jim Baxter, the LA County Sheriff’s Homicide Superintendent, played by Malek. As the investigation continues, aspects of Dee’s past return to haunt Deke, Baxter, and the case. The film also plays the lead role Natalie Morales, Terry Kinney, Chris Bauer, Joris Jarsky, Isabel Arraiza, and Michael Hyatt.
Denzel Washington and Rami Malek in a scene from “The Little Things”. (Courtesy Nicola Goode / Warner Bros.)
In his first role since The Equalizer 2 in 2018, Denzel explained why he was drawn to the movie. “It was good read, a really interesting story that I hadn’t seen before, and a character who was scarred, cynical, and sheltered,” Denzel said in a statement. “If he’s ever had any belief, he’s lost it, but it goes on, which is almost a spiritual journey through the kind of hell that I think only a cop can understand, and I found that really interesting. I had known John as a wonderful writer and director, so it was a really easy decision to work with. “
Ralph Fiennes and Carey Mulligan Star in this new drama that premieres on Netflix on January 29th. The streaming giant’s latest film follows a wealthy widow, Edith, who hires an amateur archaeologist, Basil, to dig the burial mounds on her property. The Dig tells the true story of the discovery of an early medieval cemetery in Suffolk, England in 1939 and based on the 1939 2007 historical novel of the same name by John Preston. Lily James and Johnny Flynn also star in the film.
“The Lady and the Valley”
The Lady and the Dale is a four-part documentary series by Emmy Award winners Mark and Jay Duplass. The series retraces the bold story of Elizabeth Carmichael, a larger-than-life entrepreneur who gained prominence during the 1970s oil crisis for her promotion of an economical three-wheeled car called The Dale. At the time, Liz promised to get 70 miles to the gallon. A violent public and media scrutiny uncovered a web of puzzles and suspicions about the technology of the car and Liz’s past. The premiere of The Lady and the Dale with two consecutive episodes on January 31st at 9pm. The show premieres on HBO and can be streamed on HBO Max. New episodes will be broadcast on the following Sundays at 9:00 p.m.
“Bottomless Brunch at Colman”
The third season of Colman Domingo’s Sundance TV / AMC Digital series Bottomless Brunch at Colman’s premieres on January 31st during the Sundance Film Festival. The first episode of the season will and will include a talk about representation in Hollywood Radha Blank and Julio Torres. The episode will be aired on AMC.com as well as on The Walking Dead’s YouTube page and on the Fear The Walking Dead Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages. Colman recently received an Indie Spirit nomination for Best Supporting Man for his opposite role Viola Davis and the late one Chadwick Boseman in Ma Rainey’s black ass.
If you are looking for a fun and violent comedy to watch this weekend, Chick Fight is the movie for you. Chick Fight will be available to view on Amazon Prime Video starting January 29th. When Anna Wyncomb (Malin Akerman) is introduced to an underground, purely female human being fight Club, in order to reverse the chaos of her life, she discovers that she is much more personally connected to the history of the club than she could ever imagine. The film also plays the lead role Bella Thorne, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Connolly, Dulcé Sloan, Dominique Jackson, and more.
“The Real Housewives of Atlanta”
The Real Housewives of Atlanta are the perfect reality TV fix. The show is in the middle of its eighth season and is more dramatic than ever. New episodes will air on Sunday at 8 p.m. on Bravo. Subsequent January 31st, the RHOA ladies arrive on the Isle of Palms, South Carolina. You are immediately faced with an unexpected puzzle. During the episode, the women realize they need to confront Kenya moors for proof of being a less than fabulous hostess. Drew Sidora and LaToya Ali Finally face to face after LaToya’s shocking wig diss. Will it put a damper on it? Cynthia Bailey Bachelorette party weekend? We will see.