As the UAE commemorates National Day with weeklong celebrations, here’s a chance for you to celebrate at home bingeing on your favorite movies and TV shows! Dark noir thrillers, sci-fi plots, emotional medical dramas, light-hearted family entertainment to laughing until your belly hurts, you name it and we’ve got it!
There’s plenty for you to watch! Take a look at our top recommendations below:
- Fargo Season 4: Fargocomes to a close with the finale episode. A major plot twist unfolds tracing back to the second season of the show – we wouldn’t want to reveal any further! For those who haven’t watched the season, the new story takes you through Kansas City’s lanes in the 1950s when war was brewing between the African American gangs and the Italian mafia referencing Coen brothers’ classics like Miller’s Crossing and Barton Fink. The ensemble cast includes the evergreen & funny Chris Rock as Loy Cannon who leads the migrants fleeing the Jim Crow South and Jason Schwartzman as Josto Fadda, the leader of the Italian mafia. Canons vs. Faddas – Find out how the war ends!
- Penny Dreadful – City of Angels: A shocking murder and an evil deity bent on eradicating mankind. Starring Nathan Lane, Game of Thrones fame Natalie Dormer and Daniel Zovatto amongst an ensemble of actors – set in a dark noir time in 1938 Los Angeles when a grisly murder shocked the city, Detective Tiago Vega and his partner Lewis Michener get embroiled in an epic story deeply laden with the rich history of the city. From the building of the city’s first freeways and its deep traditions of Mexican-American folklore to the dangerous espionage actions of the Third Reich and the rise of radio evangelism. If you’re in the mood for something supernaturally real, you can watch the series exclusively on STARZPLAY.
- Mr. Robot Season 4: Goodbye, my friend! – Yes! Mr. Robot returns for a last and final thrilling season. Season 4 of the drama series picks up where it left off the previous season, with Price (Michael Cristofer) trying to talk Angela (Portia Doubleday) out of seeking revenge against Whiterose (BD Wong). Things take a drastic turn when she is killed by Dark Army agents and Whiterose warns Elliot (Rami Malek) that he won’t live past December. Elliot and Mr. Robot (Christian Slater) try to strike back against the Dark Army but are caught in a trap. As the season progresses, Darlene (Carly Chaikin) joins Elliot in his fight against Whiterose, while Price reveals who is really behind the Dark Army and provides Elliot with the right information that will tip the scales to his favor. Witness the epic showdown between Elliot and Whiterose on STARZPLAY!
- Despicable Me Franchise: From Superbad to Superdad to Superbro – Watch the various shades of Gru on STARZPLAY! In a happy suburban environment brimming with a freshly mowed garden and blossoming roses lies a secret hideout unbeknownst to the naked eye. Surrounded by a small army of minions, we discover Gru the ultimate mastermind of wickedness bent on stealing the moon until three orphan girls enter his sacred haven – The world’s greatest villain has just met his greatest challenge!
- Two and a Half Men: A timeless comedy that spread the 2000’s with its hilarious gaffes and episodes! Charlie and Alan are diametrically opposite in nature except for the common dislike they share for their dominating mother. Alan is a neat freak chiropractor who is thrown out of his house by his cold and calculative wife. While Charlie on the other hand is a free-spirited and carefree bachelor living life king size in his luxurious Malibu beach house. Now on the road with nowhere to go, Alan eventually moves in with Charlie along with his food-obsessed lazy kid. The sitcom revolves around their conflicting lifestyle and the upbringing of Jake, with an efficient caring dad on one side and the dream sugar uncle on the other. While the first half of the show was dominated by the charming Charlie Sheen’s presence the second half is taken over by funnyman Ashton Kutcher. Two adults. One kid. No grown-ups. The complete series Season 1-12 is available to binge on STARZPLAY!
- New Amsterdam Season 2: Breaking the health system requires care… Still grieving the death of his wife, Dr. Max Goodwin (Ryan Eggold) must juggle single parenting, a terminal disease, and running a hospital. Despite struggling to solve systemic health care issues at New Amsterdam Medical Center Hospital, as long as he’s helping others, Max finds hope in the most hopeless of places.
Binge away – only on STARZPLAY!