We Have A Great List Of What To Watch This Week …
From high-speed chases in the highly anticipated Gassed Up to the Marvel Universe with The Marvel’s coming to Disney+. The MOBO‘s are back and in it’s 26th year! With much more on the roster this week let us know what you’ll be watching.
Our Flag Means Death: S2 – Monday 5th February | BBC iPlayer
Loosely based on the true adventures of Stede Bonnet, a pampered aristocrat who abandoned his life of privilege to become a pirate. With Samson Kayo, Joel Fry and Leslie Jones.
The Marvels – Wednesday 7th February | Disney+
Carol Danvers aka Captain Marvel has reclaimed her identity from the tyrannical Kree and taken revenge on the Supreme Intelligence. But unintended consequences see Carol shouldering the burden of a destabilized universe. When her duties send her to an anomalous wormhole linked to a Kree revolutionary, her powers become entangled with that of Jersey City super-fan, Kamala Khan aka Ms. Marvel, and Carol’s estranged niece, now S.A.B.E.R. astronaut Captain Monica Rambeau. Together, this unlikely trio must team up and learn to work in concert to save the universe as “The Marvels.” Starring Teyonah Parris.
Halo:S2 – Thursday 8th February | Paramount +
Master Chief John-117 leads his team of elite Spartans against the alien threat known as the Covenant. As humanity’s best hope for winning the war, John-117 discovers his deep connection to a mysterious alien structure that holds the key to humankind’s salvation, or its destruction — the Halo. With Danny Sapani, Natasha Culzac, Olive Gray, Bokeem Woodbine, Bentley Kalu, Ivanno Jeremiah and Genesis Lynea.
Gassed Up – Friday 9th February | In Cinemas
Set in London, the film follows a group of young men in a moped gang, who, desperate to make ends meet, have turned to petty theft. Newcomer Ash is trying to earn money to raise his 14-year-old sister and send his mother to rehab but when things turn dangerous he must choose a life of crime or going the straight and narrow. Starring Stephen Odubola, Steve Toussaint, Mohammed Mansaray and Rawdat Quadri. With Harry Pinero, Yung Filly and Ms Banks.
MOBO Awards– Friday 9th February | BBC iPlayer
The annual MOBO Awards celebrate black music, culture, and excellence, with iconic live performances and collaborations in Sheffield. Hosted by Indiyah Polack and Babatúndé Aléshé and Zeze Millz.
Suncoast – Friday 9th February | Disney+
Inspired by the semi-autobiographical story of a teenager who, while caring for her brother along with her audacious mother strikes up an unlikely friendship with an eccentric activist who is protesting one of the most landmark medical cases of all time. Starring Nico Parker.
Out Of Darkness – Friday 9th February | In Cinemas
Set in the Stone Age, a tight-knit tribe of early humans are on a journey to find new land and secure a better future for themselves. As they navigate unknown and treacherous terrain, they realise something lurks in the darkness. As the group falls victim one by one, one young woman stands between the survival of the tribe and their gruesome demise. With Kit Young, Chuku Modu, Safia Oakley-Green, Iola Evans, Rosebud Melarkey and Tyrell Mhlanga.
Upgraded – Friday 9th February | Prime Video
Ana is an ambitious intern dreaming of a career in the art world while trying to impress her demanding boss Claire. When she’s upgraded to first class on a work trip, she meets handsome Will, who mistakes Ana for her boss, a white lie that sets off a glamorous chain of events, romance and opportunity until her fib threatens to resurface. With Fola Evans-Akingbola.
The Book of Eli – Saturday 10th February @ 9pm | Film4
In a post-apocalypse society where law and order has broken down, a drifter called Eli has dedicated his life to protecting a book that he believes holds the secret to man’s survival. But there are those with more sinister motives who desire the book for their own ends. Starring Denzel Washington.
Bob Marley: Uprising! Live – Saturday 10th February @ 8pm | Sky Arts
The singer’s performance at Dortmund’s Westfalenhalle in 1980, with songs including I Shot the Sheriff, Get Up, Stand Up and No Woman, No Cry.
Black Stroke – Netflix’s YouTube Channel
According to the latest figures from Sport England, 87% of Black adults in the UK do not swim. We follow the stories of three people from different walks of life breaking racial stereotypes to learn to swim for the first time. Each individual with their personal goal, proving it’s never too late to learn. With the support of their coaches and community, we will follow their journey to become competent swimmers, touching upon the racial history that has created barriers to entry for black people and what has hindered them from learning before now. Will they sink or swim, the choice is theirs.