Discover this week’s top picks for entertainment at home. From must-watch movies and TV shows to captivating reads and sensational music, find the best options to elevate your leisure time.

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Mea Culpa
Netflix, 23 February

‘Mea Culpa’ is an upcoming American legal thriller film from the mind of Tyler Perry.  A criminal defense attorney (played by Kelly Rowland) is representing a famous artist (portrayed by Trevante Rhodes) accused of murdering his girlfriend. As she delves into the case, passions ignite, leading to perilous consequences. The cast also includes Sean Sagar, Nick Sagar, RonReaco Lee, Shannon Thornton, and Angela Robinson.


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Constellation
Apple TV+, 21 February

‘Constellation’ is a psychological sci-fi thriller series by Peter Harness, following astronaut Jo’s return from a disastrous space mission after an explosion rips apart the space station. Jo grapples with post-mission trauma and unsettling discoveries as she finds her life altered or missing. Combining action and psychological horror, the show delves into mind-bending experiences that challenge perceptions of space exploration.

Starring Noomi Rapace known for ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’, and Jonathan Banks from ‘Breaking Bad’, it promises a conspiracy-laden journey through the cosmos.

Avatar: The Last Airbender
Netflix, 22 February

‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ unfolds in an Asian and Arctic-inspired realm where select individuals wield elemental bending—water, earth, fire, or air—through martial arts-like ‘bending’. The Avatar, capable of bending all elements, acts as a bridge between the physical and spirit worlds, tasked with preserving harmony among four nations.

The series charts the journey of twelve-year-old Aang, the last Air Nomad and current Avatar, alongside his allies Katara, Sokka, and Toph. Together, they embark on a quest to halt the Fire Nation’s aggression, thwart Fire Lord Ozai’s conquest, and restore balance to the world.

Formula One: Drive To Survive, Season 6
Netflix, 23 February

In the 2023 FIA Formula 1 World Championship, ten teams and twenty drivers engage in fierce competition for glory. The series offers unprecedented access to thrilling race moments, capturing both the on-track battles and behind-the-scenes drama. Viewers witness mid-season team shake-ups, intense rivalries reaching boiling points, internal team dynamics, and the adrenaline-fueled revelations of race day. With each event, the championship unfolds as a captivating narrative, showcasing the skill, determination, and passion of drivers and teams as they push the limits in pursuit of victory on the global stage of motorsport.


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The Chaos Agent book what to watch read listen to.jpgThe Chaos Agent, Gray Man Series
Mark Greaney

Artificial intelligence poses a grave threat to the Gray Man in the latest installment of the #1 New York Times bestselling series.

A car accident in Japan. A drowning in Seoul. A home invasion in Boston. As leading experts in robotics and AI meet sinister ends worldwide, questions arise: Is a tech corporation eliminating rivals, or is a darker force at play?

With AI as the ultimate battlefield weapon, the Gray Man seeks refuge in Central America with his partner, Zoya Zakharova. However, their past catches up when an old acquaintance seeks their aid. Despite refusal, the duo is hunted, forcing them to fight back. But with adversaries always a step ahead, survival means embracing the Gray Man’s ruthless tactics.


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The four-track EP showcases collaborations with Lucy Rose, Rae Morris, Liz Lawrence, and Matilda Mann. This release comes after the success of the band’s sixth album, ‘My Big Day,’ which debuted at Number three on the UK Official Albums Chart. NME praised the album in a four-star review, hailing it as ‘A creative milestone in itself, it’s a far cry from the four-to-the-floor, teenage guitar band that a whole generation grew up with.’

The EP’s lead single, ‘Fantasneeze,’ featuring vocals from Matilda Mann, was released on 9 January, setting the stage for an exciting new chapter in the band’s musical journey. Take a listen!


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