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 end of week.
In an effort to make things easier, every Friday 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 weekend'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.
Thankfully, there's a nice selection of new shows and great movies landing on Australia's streaming services for watching Friday through Sunday. Here are our streaming picks for the week of March 12-14, 2021.
Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of WandaVision (TV series – available 12/3/2021)
WandaVision might be over, but that doesn't mean we have to get off this train just yet – Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of WandaVision is an upcoming series that will take us behind the scenes of the hit show, giving us a look into the creative process that made the show so unique and interesting.
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Amazon Prime Video
Making Their Mark (TV Series – available 12/3/2021)
Finally, a premium sports documentary series for Australians! In Making Their Mark, we get an inside look at six teams in the AFL during what can only be described as the most challenging year in the sport's history.
Fast and Furious: Hobbs & Shaw (Movie – available 13/3/2021)
If you've been keeping up with the wildly popular Fast and Furious saga, you'll know that the characters of Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) and Shaw (Jason Statham) have an intense rivalry going on. However, they're going to have to put their differences aside in order to stop a cyber-genetically enhanced terrorist (Idris Elba) whose plans involve Shaw's sister (Vanessa Kirby). If you like your action huge and your banter vicious, you'll likely get a kick out of Hobbs & Shaw.
Binge / Foxtel Now
Genera+ion (TV Series – available now)
From creator Lena Dunham (Girls) comes Genera+ion, this darkly funny series follows of a group of Orange County high school students as they explore their sexuality and question their beliefs about family and community. Stars Justice Smith (The Get Down).
Bill and Ted Face the Music (Movie – available now)
Picking up almost 30 years after the events of Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey, our titular heroes (once again played by Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves) find themselves still trying to write the song that will bring the world together. Unfortunately, they're running out time, which means they'll have to travel to the future in order to hopefully hear their song after they've already written it.
Clarice (TV Series – season 1, episode 5 available 12/3/2021)
Now at its mid-season point, things are starting to heat up as Clarice moves closer to solving a conspiracy that's killing off whistleblowers and trying to make it look like the work of a serial killer. In the closing moments of last episode, Clarice found herself in a dangerous predicament, and we can't wait to see how she gets out of it.
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Stephen primarily covers phones and entertainment for TechRadar's Australian team, and has written professionally across the categories of tech, film, television and gaming in both print and online for over a decade. He's obsessed with smartphones, televisions, consoles and gaming PCs, and has a deep-seated desire to consume all forms of media at the highest quality possible.
He's also likely to talk a person’s ear off at the mere mention of Android, cats, retro sneaker releases, travelling and physical media, such as vinyl and boutique Blu-ray releases. Right now, he's most excited about QD-OLED technology, The Batman and Hellblade 2: Senua's Saga.