Stuck Inside This Weekend Wondering What To Watch?
We got you covered. We have trawled through all the popular streaming platforms and players to make a list if our top movies and series for this weekend just perfect for a cosy night in.
Starring Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer, Killing Eve centers on two women: Eve is a bored MI5 security officer whose desk-bound job doesn't fulfil her fantasies of being a spy. Villanelle is a talented killer who clings to the luxuries her violent job affords. Season one and two of Killing Eve are available to stream for free on the RTE player.
Smother is an Irish drama starring Dervla Kirwan, Seána Kerslake and Stuart Graham. This thriller has been getting rave reviews and is definitely worth checking out. When Val Ahern’s husband is found dead the morning after a family party, she interrogates his relationships with his family – and begins to uncover an intricate web of lies. The first two episodes of season one are available to stream now on the RTE player.
If TV drama is not your thing. Theirs plenty of heartwarming reality TV to settle in for the night and watch with a cuppa tae.
First dates Ireland is back for its sixth season! The First Dates restaurant throws open its doors to single people looking for love. It's available to stream for free on the RTE player.
Something to watch with the kids
This is an animated adaptation of the children's book by Michael Morpurgo. The story follows a shy little girl named Mimi finds a baby dragon and undertakes a perilous journey to return it to its mother. It has a running time of 24 minutes so its a good short pre bedtime watch for young kids. Theirs only two days left to stream it on the RTE player if you want to watch it.
If you're looking for some classic Disney magic Netflix now has The princess and the frog available to stream. Staring Anika Noni Rose and Keith David. The story follows a young waitress, Tiana, embarks on a hilarious adventure after her fateful kiss with a frog prince who cannot wait to be human again.
Sticking to Netflix, Turbo follows the story of a snail that finds himself extraordinarily gifted after a freak accident endows him with the power of speed. He decides to compete in the world's fastest race, the Indianapolis 500. Its a heart warming and feel good film perfect for a Friday evening in.
Here's out top educational documentaries of the week, every day is a school day after all.
Zithelo Bobby Mthombeni's documentary 'THIS LAND', is a short film about Ireland's relationship with race, identity and immigration. The film explores new ways of experiencing Irishness, via discussions with chefs, artists, musicians, entrepreneurs, journalists and activists.
Lets not forget the match tomorrow. Ireland will be playing England at 4:45 pm in the Aviva Stadium. Virgin Media will be showing live coverage of the match on Saturday afternoon with their build up starting at 4.30 pm. This can also be live streamed for free off of the Virgin Media player.
Something to watch out for
The invisible Boy
Directed by James Fitzgerald. This Waterford made short film Follows the story of a girls disappearance. The narrative focuses on a troubled fisherman who is forced to confront the past that destroyed his family. Unfortunatly this film is'nt available to stream online yet but keep an eye our on mubi