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What to stream this weekend: HBO Max musical ‘In the Heights,’ Mark Wahlberg’s ‘Infinite’

Another weekend has come around, which means it’s time to kick back and stream something new. We’ve rounded up the best offerings from HBO Max, Netflix, and other streamers to curate a viewing list for the weekend. 

If you’re missing Broadway shows: ‘In the Heights’

In the Heights centers on a variety of characters living in the neighborhood of Washington Heights, on the northern tip of Manhattan. At the center of the show is Usnavi, a bodega owner who looks after the aging Cuban lady next door, pines for the gorgeous girl working in the neighboring beauty salon and dreams of winning the lottery and escaping to the shores of his native Dominican Republic. Meanwhile, Nina, a childhood friend of Usnavi’s, has returned to the neighborhood from her first year at college with surprising news for her parents, who have spent their life savings on building a better life for their daughter. Ultimately, Usnavi and the residents of the close-knit neighborhood get a dose of what it means to be home.

Where to watch: HBO Max and in theaters

If you’re a big fan of Mark Wahlberg: ‘Infinite’

A sci-fi, action adaption that examines the concept of reincarnation through remarkable visuals and well-established characters who need to use their memories and past learnt skills to ensure the future is protected from Infinites that seek to end all life on the planet.

Where to watch: Paramount+

If you love sci-fi films and Gina Rodriguez: ‘Awake’ 

After a devastating global event wiped out all electronics and eliminated people’s ability to sleep, a former soldier may have found a solution with her daughter.

Where to watch:Netflix

If you’re interested in digging up George Romero’s long lost film: ‘The Amusement Park’

An elderly gentleman goes for what he assumes will be an ordinary day at the amusement park, only to find himself in the middle of a hellish nightmare instead.

Where to watch: Shudder

If you want to dig into the desperation of everyday American poverty: ‘Holler’

In a forgotten pocket of Southern Ohio where American manufacturing and opportunity are dying up, a determined young woman finds a ticket out when she is accepted to college. Alongside her older brother, Ruth Avery joins a dangerous scrap metal crew in order to pay her way. Together, they spend one brutal winter working the scrap yards during the day and stealing valuable metal from the once thriving factories at night. With her goal in sight, Ruth finds that the ultimate cost for an education for a girl like her may be more than she bargained for, and she soon finds herself torn between a promising future and the family she would leave behind.

Where to watch: Apple TV, Google PlayAmazon and in theaters

If you could use an empowering pick-me-up: ‘Skater Girl’

When a teen in rural India discovers a life-changing passion for skateboarding, she faces a rough road as she follows her dream to compete.

Where to watch:Netflix

If you are huge fan of anime and Sailor Moon: Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie

When a dark power enshrouds the Earth after a total solar eclipse, the scattered Sailor Guardians must reunite to bring light back into the world.

Where to watch:Netflix

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