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MUST-WATCH: The Muppets face off against a girlboss in this week's Top 10!

Last Updated Feb 21, 2021 at 11:49 pm EST

Rosamund Pike's con is confronted by one of her victims in I Care a Lot. Courtesy of Elevation Pictures

Some of the most beloved Muppets entering the Top 10 this week, will they take the top spot? Or will the newest performance from Gone Girl’s Rosamund Pike reign supreme like the girlboss she is? Keep reading to find out what made the 680 NEWS MUST-WATCH Top 10 this week!


The Muppet Show

Streaming platform: Disney+

Ladies and gentlemen, the Muppet Show has arrived on a streaming service!

That’s right, Kermit, Fozzie Bear, and the whole gang are here! All five seasons of the of the U.K. based show, featuring appearances from lots of celebrities from the 1970s, are on the service. This includes Paul Williams, Vincent Price, and Liza Minelli, among many more. Even Bert and Ernie from Sesame Street pop up!

All episodes, and a bunch of other Muppets movies and shows are available on Disney+ now!

 


Flora & Ulysses

Streaming platform: Disney+

If your kids aren’t excited about watching the Muppet Show, this might be more up their alley!

Flora & Ulysses tells the tale of a young girl called Flora (played by newcomer Matilda Lawler), who encounters a super-powered squirrel, called Ulysses. He can fly, he can type in English, and he can fight small animals of all kinds. The film also features Ben Schwartz, Alyson Hannigan, as well as Danny Pudi, who plays an animal control specialist determined to recapture Ulysses.

This film is out on Disney+ now!

 

 


Allen v. Farrow

Streaming platform: Crave

If you’re looking for something more serious, this may be the docu-series for you.

Allen v. Farrow is a four episode mini-series breaking down one of the strangest, and most horrifying cases of celebrity sexual assault. Acclaimed director Woody Allen and beloved actress Mia Farrow were a true Hollywood power couple. But one day, Farrow accused Allen of sexually abusing one of their children, Dylan. What ensued is one of Hollywood’s biggest court cases, a media frenzy, and a wedding between Allen and another one of his children with Farrow.

All episodes of this docu-series are available on Crave now.


Supernova

Streaming platform: VOD

If you’d prefer to see a more loving couple, you need to check out this film.

Supernova stars Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci as an ageing couple taking a road trip across England. Firth is an acclaimed pianist madly in love with his partner, while Tucci is an acclaimed author who’s beginning to lose his memory due to dementia. Tucci doesn’t want Firth to stick around to see his mental degradation, but Firth’s not giving up on love so easily.

You can check this out on Google Play, Apple TV, or on the digital TIFF Bell Lightbox now!

 

 


I Care a Lot

Streaming platform: Amazon Prime Video

It’s been 7 years since Gone Girl came out. If you’re still reeling from the power of Rosamund Pike’s performance, you’ve got to check this film out!

Pike plays Marla Grayson, a con woman who becomes the legal guardian of elderly citizens, puts them into homes, and sells off their assets for her own profit. This con works out very well for her, until she becomes the guardian of Jennifer Peterson (played by Dianne Wiest). She’s the mother of a mobster, Roman Lunyov (played by Peter DInklage), and he’s very angry that someone is trying to con his mother.

I Care a Lot is out on Amazon Prime Video now!

 


680 NEWS’ MUST WATCH TOP 10

10. Saint Maud – VOD

9. Malcolm & Marie – Netflix

8. Supernova – VOD

7. Flora & Ulysses – Disney+

6. WandaVision – Disney+

5. Judas and the Black Messiah – VOD

4. The Muppet Show – Disney+

3. Allen v. Farrow – Crave

2. Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar – VOD

1. I Care a Lot – Amazon Prime Video

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