DISNEY+, AMAZON,

DISNEY+, AMAZON, NETFLIX & BRITBOX

 

Jungle Cruise

There are lots of big set-pieces in this epic action movie that has a strong Indiana Jones/Pirates Of The Caribbean feel and just a hint of The African Queen. Like Pirates Of The Caribbean, https://slot-gacor.learnyst.com/ it was loosely inspired by a Disneyland attraction. 

Riverboat skipper Frank Wolff (Dwayne Johnson) is hired to transport Dr Lily Houghton (Emily Blunt) and her brother MacGregor (Jack Whitehall) up the Amazon to find an ancient tree with incredible medicinal properties. 

Riverboat skipper Frank Wolff (Dwayne Johnson) is hired to transport Dr Lily Houghton (Emily Blunt, above with Johnson) and her brother MacGregor (Jack Whitehall) up the Amazon

Riverboat skipper Frank Wolff (Dwayne Johnson) is hired to transport Dr Lily Houghton (Emily Blunt, above with Johnson) and her brother MacGregor (Jack Whitehall) up the Amazon

Riverboat skipper Frank Wolff (Dwayne Johnson) is hired to transport Dr Lily Houghton (Emily Blunt, above with Johnson) and her brother MacGregor (Jack Whitehall) up the Amazon

But they will have to overcome all sorts of challenges – both natural and supernatural – to succeed.

Great fun, and Johnson and Blunt are the comedy double act you didn’t know you needed. Disney+, from Friday

 

Myth & Mogul: John DeLorean 

Mention DeLorean to any child of the 1980s and they’ll no doubt instantly think of Back To The Future – it was the make of car that transported Marty McFly through time. 

This absorbing three-part documentary profiles John DeLorean, the man behind the marque, whose story is as remarkable as that of any movie.

He rose from being an engineer to launching his own company, but production delays led to its collapse. 

This absorbing three-part documentary profiles John DeLorean (above), the man behind the marque, whose story is as remarkable as that of any movie

This absorbing three-part documentary profiles John DeLorean (above), the man behind the marque, whose story is as remarkable as that of any movie

This absorbing three-part documentary profiles John DeLorean (above), the man behind the marque, whose story is as remarkable as that of any movie

DeLorean was later charged with cocaine trafficking before being declared bankrupt – but he remains an icon in the motoring industry.

Netflix, from Friday

 

How To Sell Drugs Online (Fast) 

Moritz Zimmermann is a high-school nerd who sets up an ecstasy-dealing business on the dark web in order to try to win back his druggie girlfriend Lisa (Lena Klenke), but when the business becomes spectacularly successful, it creates all sorts of problems. 

Moritz Zimmermann is a high-school nerd who sets up an ecstasy-dealing business on the dark web in order to try to win back his druggie girlfriend Lisa (Lena Klenke, above)

Moritz Zimmermann is a high-school nerd who sets up an ecstasy-dealing business on the dark web in order to try to win back his druggie girlfriend Lisa (Lena Klenke, above)

Moritz Zimmermann is a high-school nerd who sets up an ecstasy-dealing business on the dark web in order to try to win back his druggie girlfriend Lisa (Lena Klenke, above)

Astonishingly, this German comedy drama was actually inspired by the true story of a Leipzig teenager who sold drugs online.

It’s a YA Breaking Bad, and the third season sees Moritz (Maximilian Mundt) desperately trying to hold on to power as CEO of MyDrugs. Netflix, from Tuesday

 

Girls From Ipanema 

Set in the 1950s, this wonderful Brazilian period drama (above) focuses on Malú, whose life is turned on its head when her husband runs off with their money

Set in the 1950s, this wonderful Brazilian period drama (above) focuses on Malú, whose life is turned on its head when her husband runs off with their money

Set in the 1950s, this wonderful Brazilian period drama (above) focuses on Malú, whose life is turned on its head when her husband runs off with their money

Set in the 1950s, this wonderful Brazilian period drama focuses on Malú, whose life is turned on its head when her husband runs off with their money.

Determined to be a success, she finds solace in the burgeoning bossa nova scene. Netflix, s1-2 available now

 

Lipstick On Your Collar 

‘Introducing Ewan McGregor,’ it says in the opening titles of this 1993 Channel 4 musical drama series written by the late Dennis Potter.

The boy McGregor, then a promising young Scottish actor not yet out of drama college, hasn’t done too badly for himself. 

He plays Mick Hopper who, on the eve of the Suez Crisis, is completing his national service working for military intelligence in a Whitehall office.

He whiles away the time creating elaborate fantasies featuring his colleagues and rock ‘n’ roll tunes. 

The boy Ewen McGregor (above, with Louise Germaine), then a promising young Scottish actor not yet out of drama college, hasn't done too badly for himself

The boy Ewen McGregor (above, with Louise Germaine), then a promising young Scottish actor not yet out of drama college, hasn't done too badly for himself

The boy Ewen McGregor (above, with Louise Germaine), then a promising young Scottish actor not yet out of drama college, hasn’t done too badly for himself

Also starring Douglas Henshall and Roy Hudd, this was the last series by Potter that was broadcast during his lifetime.

BritBox, from Thursday

 

The Grand Tour Presents: Lochdown 

‘Lochdown’ – because May, Clarkson and Hammond are driving through Scotland, geddit?

If you’re still happy to collude in the fiction that here are three crazy mavericks dealing with unforeseen challenges rather than highly paid performers acting out a script, then you’ll enjoy it. 

‘Lochdown' - because May, Clarkson and Hammond (above) are driving through Scotland, geddit? If you're still happy to collude in the fiction you'll enjoy it

‘Lochdown' - because May, Clarkson and Hammond (above) are driving through Scotland, geddit? If you're still happy to collude in the fiction you'll enjoy it

‘Lochdown’ – because May, Clarkson and Hammond (above) are driving through Scotland, geddit?

If you’re still happy to collude in the fiction you’ll enjoy it

The gimmick is that the lads are driving large American cars. They have races, they tow daft caravans. You know the drill. Amazon, from Friday

 

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