Best movies and TV shows on Disney+ and Paramount+ from April 23-24, 2022
As Earth Day approaches and April ends, Disney+ is releasing several nature-focused documentary films and series to celebrate. And if one needs a break from getting out and enjoying this wonderful planet, Paramount+ is here to deliver some equally enjoyable old-school classics. With a variety of content to enjoy, here are the best watches on Paramount+ and Disney+ this weekend.
The polar bear is the perfect watch for Earth Day
DisneyNature has been dedicated to shedding light on the complexities of Earth’s ecosystems since its conception in 2008. Today, in celebration of Earth Day, DisneyNature Polar bear explores the relationship between a mother polar bear, her cub, and the lessons she had to learn to prepare for parenthood in arguably Earth’s harshest climate. Narrated by Oscar nominee Catherine Keener, Polar bear is now streaming on Disney+.
Catch Me If You Can is Leonardo DiCaprio at his best
Leonardo DiCaprio fans have no doubt heard of this critically acclaimed comedy-drama based on the wildly true story of an 18-year-old who ran multi-million dollar scams posing as a pilot. , a doctor and a prosecutor. Although some dispute the credibility behind these absurd claims, Catch Me If You Can is nonetheless a fun and clever cat-and-mouse story between DiCaprio’s Frank Abagnale and Tom Hanks’ Carl Hanratty, an FBI agent bent on catching the crook. Now available on Paramount+, Catch Me If You Can strikes the perfect balance between suspense and comedy.
Top Gun needs to be reviewed before the sequel
With the upcoming release of the long-awaited sequel Top Gun: Maverick, there’s no better time to return to the beloved original now that it’s available to stream on Paramount+. With Tom Cruise at the height of his career, Superior gun centers on a daredevil young Navy pilot who is determined to win the prestigious “Top Gun” award while competing against another prodigy nicknamed “Iceman” – hosted by Val Kilmer. A classic from the 80s, Superior gun no shortage of action, drama and impressive practical effects.
Explore: the last Tepui climbs to incredible heights
Since National Geographic’s acquisition by The Walt Disney Company, there has been an increased effort to tell compelling real-life stories of conservation, exploration, and ecological wonder. This Earth Day, National Geographic’s Explorer: The Last Tepui tells the story of famous free climber Alex Honnold and biologist Bruce Means’ attempt to scale a 1,000-foot cliff in the Amazon rainforest to reach one of the few remaining tepui – or sky islands. The Last Tepui, now on Disney+, aims to raise awareness of the importance of these structures, as these massive plateaus are incredibly rich in biodiversity and crucial for the protection of the rainforest.
Tommy Boy Emphasizes Old School Humor
Featuring late comedy legend Chris Farley and fellow comedian David Spade, Tommy Boy once again proves why classic humor and physical comedy are so beloved. Telling the absurd story of a distraught but kind-hearted administrator of a failing auto company’s efforts to save the plant from sinking, Tommy Boy is relentless with its comedic dialogue and slapstick components.
Farley and Spade – who plays Tommy’s uptight assistant – complement each other wonderfully, elevating this comedy to new heights. Broadcast on Paramount+, Tommy Boy is not an entry to be missed.
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