New this week on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Videoland, Storytel and Spotify (week 28)

It’s the weekend again and we are only too happy to delve into all the beauty that the streaming services have in store for us. From movies and series to e-books and music on Spotify. Here you will discover the best new films, series, music and e-books.

Netflix

Heist (S01)

Millions in stolen money. Luxury bourbon that’s gone. In this true crime series, you see ordinary people almost get away with extraordinary heists.

→ Watch Heist

Fighting with My Family

The Bevis family members are all professional wrestlers. The two children, Saraya and Zak, dream of joining World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).

→ Watch Fighting with My Family

Osaka (S01)

This series follows Naomi Osaka as she explores her cultural background and focuses on her multifaceted identity as a tennis champion and emerging leader.

→ watch Osaka

Amazon Prime Video

Making the Cut (S02)

In the first season of Making the Cut, Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn take 12 established designers around the world, from New York to Paris and Tokyo. They compete to become the next global fashion brand. The winning outfits go on sale every week on Amazon in the Making the Cut store, and the last remaining designer wins $1 million to invest in his or her brand.

→ Watch Making the Cut

El Cid (S02)

El Cid will tell the story of the man behind the legend, also known as “Ruy”. The series follows him on his journey from a young boy to a true war hero and a squire to the king. He tries to find his place within the complex monarchy that tries to rule him. Throughout the series, Prime members will get to know the different religious groups that coexisted in Spain, including the Christians, Arabs and Jews. You will discover how Ruy was able to earn the admiration of them all.

→ Watch El Cid

Video country

Peter R. De Vries: Rather die standing than live on your knees.

In connection with the death of Peter R. de Vries, we are sending a special in memoriam.

→ Peter R. De Vries: Rather die standing than live on your knees. look

Ziggo

Inside Job

Discover the widespread, compelling details of the deep and deep-rooted corruption on Wall Street that fueled the global economic crisis in 2008.

→ Watch Inside Job

Pathé Home

The United Way

Discover what makes Manchester United so unique and connected. This documentary tells the eventful history of the English football club, with never-before-seen footage.

→ Watch The United Way

Spotify

→ SOB ROCK – JOHN MAYER listen

storytel

astray

During a holiday in the Black Forest, businessman Vincent Mulder dies while mountain biking. At first it’s dismissed as a tragic accident, but when a dead woman is found close to the scene with injuries similar to Vincent’s, the police start to have doubts. Especially when a witness claims to have seen his wife Silvia there. While evil tongues claim that Silvia benefits from Vincent’s death, she insists on high and low that she is innocent.

To find out what happened to Vincent, Silvia enlists the help of lawyer Lauren Martens. Together they set out to investigate.

→ Read astray

Kobo

A dirty truth

Facebook has become an inseparable part of our lives. The company influences what we see, collects data about us. This book reveals what goes on behind the scenes. In ‘A Dirty Truth’, Sheera Frankel and Cecilia Kang get to the bottom of Facebook. For the past four years, the company has been under constant fire for successive controversies and crises. As the tech giant connected the world, it turned out that it was also collecting users’ data, spreading fake news and amplifying polarizing, hate speech. Massive privacy violations and Russian interference in the 2016 US election were just the tip of the iceberg. Each misstep triggered a new cycle of excuses and promises: “We’ll do better.” But the said scandals are not bugs; they are characteristics that are ingrained in the DNA of the company and its algorithms. And as consumers and lawmakers focus their outrage on privacy breaches and misinformation, Facebook is consolidating power, devouring competition, making record profits and strengthening its dominance through aggressive lobbying efforts. In this book, Facebook’s struggle is told from within. It’s an inconvenient truth that the world needs to know.

→ Reading a filthy truth

New this week on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Videoland, Storytel and Spotify (week 28)

More new this week!

We have already given you a nice selection of the new range of streaming services, but there is of course much more New This Week. Are you looking for other new movies, series and music on these streaming networks? On our sister site Nieuw Deze Week you will find everything new on Netflix, Film1, Videoland, Ziggo, Kobo Plus, Pathé Thuis and Spotify! Our Belgian readers can visit Nieuw DezeWeek.be for the latest films and series on Netflix.

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