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Best Movies and TV (Nov. 18-20)

The menu; The sex life of college girls.
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With the holiday season creeping fast forward, movie releases and new TV shows are on the rise, both in and out of theaters. The long awaited sequel to enchanted is out today with Amy Adams spinning like a songbird again, while in theaters Ralph Fiennes gleefully unnerves a group of elites with his unorthodox menu. On TV, new seasons of Dead to me and The sex life of college girls are out for the binging. But there’s more than just those picks to watch this weekend; here’s what else is on it menu list:

You all cried for it, and now a follow up enchanted arrives on a magical carriage (aka Disney+). Amy Adams and Patrick Dempsey return as the happily ever after couple Giselle and Robert, who pack up in New York City and move to the suburbs for their child Morgan. But when life in the suburbs doesn’t turn out what Giselle hoped (it doesn’t help that Maya Rudolph’s character Malvina Monroe terrorizes her), she turns to the dark side, wishing for a more perfect life, which, duh, doesn’t go well.

Available to stream on Disney+

This Sunday marks the end of Elton John’s North American tour and his last tour appearance in the United States. It’s a bittersweet occasion, but the good news is that even if you don’t have a ticket to the show, Disney+ is livestreaming the event for its subscribers. Fellow musicians like Dua Lipa, Kiki Dee and Brandi Carlile will also be John that night.

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Available to stream on Disney+

The idea of ​​traveling to a remote island to eat a fancy meal put together by Voldemort himself (Ralph Fiennes) doesn’t actually sound appetizing or safe! Nevertheless, Anya Taylor-Joy and Nicholas Hoult play the couple at the center of The menu who go to this remote island to get an expensive meal from a chef using unconventional methods, and from the trailer, those methods can be deadlier.

Director Maria Schrader tackles the New York Time stories about producer Harvey Weinstein’s sexual abuse allegations, based on the investigation and book of the same name by reporters Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor. Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan play the two reporters who uncover the abuse. It’s not exactly innovative filmmaking, but it’s an impressive retelling of the events leading up to his downfall.

If you blew through it Don’t worry honey on HBO Max and needing a Pugh double feature, her latest movie of this year is now on Netflix. Working with director Sebastián Lelio, known for films like A fantastic woman and DisobediencePugh plays an English nurse tasked with supervising a young girl in 19th century Ireland who claims she hasn’t eaten in months. From there, it’s a slow burn from Pugh deciphering whether this puzzling feat is a miracle or a worrying hoax.

Available to stream on Netflix

Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini have one season left as wine-drinking, body-hiding besties Jen and Judy. In season three of Dead to me, the duo are in trouble after the police find the body of Steve (James Marsden), Judy’s (Cardellini) ex-fiancée. And with Steve’s twin brother Ben (again, James Marsden) hanging out, things are like this not great, Bob!

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Available to stream on Netflix

The girls return to Essex College for more dirty pranks, but not before cleaning up the mess they left behind last season. Kimberly (Pauline Chalamet) deals with the fallout from the cheating scandal, leading all the girls to make amends with the frills. And with handsome brother Nico (Gavin Leatherwood) gone, it’s easy for another handsome (Mitchell Slaggert) to join the herd.

Available to stream on HBO Max

Also! Read our streaming recommendations from the weekend of Nov. 11. Vulture’s next list of weekend streaming picks goes online on Wednesday, Nov. 23, in time for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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