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Dan Barrett is an industry commentator & TV critic. He does radio - 4BC & ABC GC and co-hosts the Screen Watching podcast. He's a former Mediaweek deputy editor and content creator for SBS.
Always Be Streaming - 9 July 2021
All the new and returning shows waiting for you to jump on the couch this weekend.
Hello from locked down Sydney. The delta variant rages on, but for me, a 2-dosed Pfizer early adopter, my big concern is that the one big screen release I gave a darn about in 2021 will be a pricey Disney+ Premier Access title for me.
Instead of paying $16 to see the Marvel movie Black Widow on a huge screen with great sound, I'll be watching it on my modest 65 inch flat screen at home for $34.99.
Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, O-T Fagbenle, David Harbour Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy, and the broken relationships left in her wake long before she became an Avenger.
Stars: Gina Bellman, Aldis Hodge, Christian Kane, Noah Wyle The Hitter, the Hacker, the Grifter and the Thief are back, this time with help from a new tech genius and corporate fixer, to take on a new kind of villain. When someone needs help, they provide...Leverage.
That's it for this week. Be safe. Stay indoors if required. Let's be careful out there.
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