Apple TV+ | S1 | TV-G
The Peanuts gang have been a mainstay since Apple TV+ launched at the end of 2019, adding a host of new and familiar specials. The Snoopy Show continues where the most recent holiday specials left off, presenting a collection of six twenty-three minute episodes which hold all the charm of Charles M. Schulz original comic strip illustrations. You can read our review of the latest Peanuts outing here.
Apple TV+ | 25 min | TV-G
One week before the big day, Apple have restored the Peanuts 1975 classic in 4K, adding the short to an every expanding Apple TV+ library. "It's Valentine's Day and hearts are mostly fluttering. Charlie Brown is waiting for his valentines to start rolling in and Linus buys a present for his teacher Miss Othmar - which Sally mistakes as a gift from her Sweet Babboo."
Apple Arcade | Puzzle | 4+
In this new Apple Arcade release with unique mechanics from Lykkegaard Europe - the creators of Arcade hit tint.! - you need to use lights, mirrors and lenses to solve puzzles, unlocking and restore amusing cinematics as you go and unravelling the mystery of a famed inventor. I'm just a few hours into 'lumen'. myself and I'm enjoying it immensly thanks to it's learning curb that will satisfy both novice and experienced gamers alike.
Apple TV+ | S2, E7 | 27 min | TV-14
'Forever - is composed of Nows,' is the latest episode from the Peabody 30 2019 award winner and follows Emily as she worries that she may have blown her shot at publication leading her to spiral into depression. Her mother attempts to help her with a trip to the water cure.
Apple TV+ | S1, E5 | 48 min | TV-MA
After successfully casting Sophie the chemistry between herself and David begin to cause problems at home. New revelations cause Alice to dig deeper in to Sophie's life.
Apple TV+ | S2, E4 | 34 min | TV-MA
With M. Night Shyamalan back in the directors chair for '2:00', we join Dorothy, Sean and Julian as they welcome a new guest to the house. Unfortunatley for that guest Dorothy turns to some bold tactics in order to get what she wants.
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NFL App, CBS All Access App, CBS Sports App | Feb 7
Live from a socially distanced Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs face 10 time Super Bowl participant Tom Brady and the Buccaneers. This years half-time show is one Im personally excited to see and comes from Canadian R'N'B sensation The Weeknd with the singer/songwriter promising something a Super Bowl auadience has never seen before. Super Bowl LV kicks off Sunday, February 7 at 6:30 pm ET / 5:30 pm CT / 3:30 pm PT with official pre-game coverage starting at 2:30 pm ET / 1:30 pm CT / 11:30 am PT.
Netflix | 1 hr 46 min | R
As a filmmaker and his girlfriend return home from his movie premiere, smoldering tensions and painful revelations push them toward a romantic reckoning. Emmy winner Zendaya and Golden Globe nominee John David Washington deliver career-best performances in this mesmerising two-hander that ruminates on love, life and art. The latest film from Sam Levinson.
YouTube | Feb 6 | 1 hr 27 min | Unrated
On July 25 of last year 340,000 amateur filmmakers from 192 countries, submitted parts of their lives for this poignant documentary. A follow up to 2010's film,the 87 min runtime captures a portrait of one day in a year that saw a global pandemic, Black Lives Matter protests and political division. A microcosm of 2020 through many lenses that capture a single 24-hour period, from love and loss, birth and death, triumph and tragedy, sorrow and happiness. From Oscar-winning filmmaker Kevin Macdonald and producer Ridley Scott.
TV app, Showtime | 1 hr 37 min | Unrated
Tying with 'Beastie Boys Story' for Best Music Documentary at last years Critics Choice Documentary Awards, Alison Ellwood takes a look at the darker side of The Go-Go's breezy fun-girl peppy pop that had the band ride the first wave of MTV stardom. A fascinating story about the first all-girl group in the U.S. to have a No. 1 record playing its own instruments and writing its own songs.
There Is No “I” in Threesome
HBO Max | Feb 11 | R
This new New-Zealand based documentary has one of the most enticing titles we're likely to see this year and captures a couple who who enter into a pre-marriage polyamorous relationship. Less about love and sexuality and more about vulnerability, trust and perception, watch out for hilarious reactions from friends and family as-well-as a head-spinning twist.
Apple Arcade Updates:
This week's Apple Arcade updates are plentiful starting with a new updat to action platformer Fallen Knight titled 'Galahad's Path' which includes a newly added 'Boss Rush Mode' along with a new playable character, Galahad. Spire Blast has added the ability to mute music and sound effects, fixed minor bugs including the unlocking of achievments and dramatically reduced the size of the game (now a 1/5 of its original size). Alba fixed a crash related to iCloud whilst NUTS has added additional tutorials for first time forest researchers. Lastly Rayman Mini see's the return of Mr. Dark who will give you contracts in any game mode in order to complete your in-game collection!