Hello there, honeybees! Welcome back to another edition of Binge-Worthy Buzz. In case you’re unfamiliar, this is our weekly series where we scour the Earth for the hottest new shows and movies for you to watch. You can thank us later. Now, let’s dive in!
Light & Magic
Yes, the docu-series lover living inside us is back to talking about yet another Disney+ documentary, Light & Magic. The series will give us an inside look into how some of the effects on our favorite movies were put together. Specifically, we’re talking about Industrial Light & Magic, the special effects and animation division of Lucasfilm.
We’ve seen plenty of what ILM has done for the screens, but there aren’t many stories out there about how those were made in the first place. And that’s what this series will show us. Light & Magic will be available on Disney+ starting July 27.
We think whoever came up with this show basically thought, “dating is hard, but what if we made it harder?” Because there’s no other way to come up with a psychic protagonist like Maggie. Maggie is, just like every other person, trying to live her life and be happy, the only different thing is the fact that she can see people’s futures. Everything seems fine for Maggie until she meets a complete stranger and sees herself in his future.
Obviously, she freaks out a little bit over it, especially since she’s never seen herself in anyone else’s future, but in the end, it’s just a client, right? Wrong! The mysterious dude finds his way into her life, and now she has quite a problem on her hands. We mean… how is one supposed to live their life knowing how it’ll go? Thank goodness for the first season being available on Hulu already!
What could happen when you put older and younger people together and make them answer questions about the pop culture of each other’s generation? Absolute comedy gold, that’s what happens! Generation Gap is ABC’s new game show hosted by Kelly Ripa, but it’s also available to stream on Hulu.
The premise of the show is to have two teams made up of different generations and ask them to answer questions about the pop culture of the other team member’s generation. This will be a fun show to watch and test how much we know about other generations too.
Yep, you got us. We’re huge nerds who love crime shows, okay? Especially Criminal Minds. This is why we’re so happy to learn that the whole series is now available on Hulu for us to rewatch as many times as we see fit. In case you somehow missed this masterpiece in a TV show format, we’ll give you a quick explanation of it.
Criminal Minds follows a team of FBI agents from the Behavioral Analysis Unit, the BAU. The agents have as their mission to find dangerous criminals based on their behavior, anticipating their moves before they can cause even more harm. On the other side, we also get involved in the agents’ personal lives, relationships, and struggles. Yes, we’ve been in love with this show for well over a decade now, and if you haven’t checked it out yet, you definitely should.
How A Realist Hero Rebuilt The Kingdom
You know what one trope we absolutely love is? Real people being pulled into fantasy worlds. That’s probably why we loved How A Realist Hero Rebuilt The Kingdom. Currently available on Hulu as well, the anime has Kazuya Souma as its central character. He’s a completely normal guy until he’s dragged into a fantastical world where he’s betrothed to a princess and crowned king.
However, this new king is very different from his predecessors. Since he isn’t really big on using magic and swords, he’d rather put the kingdom back on track via administrative reform. So the only question left is: how successful will that plan be? Guess we’ll have to watch and find out.
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