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Sound of Metal and His Dark Materials

With so many different streaming services, the offer is overwhelming. In our weekly streaming tips, we recommend films, new albums and more in addition to series. In our movie tips from week 50 (2020): Sound of Metal and His Dark Materials.

With a Chromecast in your television or a Chromecast Audio in your speaker, you can view and listen to media from your smartphone in better quality. That is useful, but then you have to know what to watch and listen to. That is why we offer the Android Planetmovie tips. Here we give some current listening and series tips, both for free and paid services.

1. Sound of Metal (Prime Video)

Ruben (Riz Ahmed) is a passionate drummer in a metal band. He has just overcome his addiction to drugs, but is now facing the next challenge: He is starting to lose his hearing. In a community for deaf people, Ruben learns to accept his new situation. Sound of Metal is an intense film in which hearing problems are conveyed to the viewer with interesting audio techniques.

2. His Dark Materials S2 (Ziggo)

The first season of His Dark Materials followed the story of the first part of the eponymous book series. That happened with the film The Golden Compass. Now it is the first time that the second book, The Subtle Knife, is filmed. The series is about a world where everyone has a talking animal companion. Lead character Lyra is chased by the evil Mrs. Coulter and with the help of a new ally, enters whole new worlds.

3. Limp (Netflix)

David Fincher is back. After Gone Girl (2014) he made a new movie for Netflix: Mank. The film is about alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz (Gary Oldman), also known as Mank, who finishes Citizen Kane.

4. My Hero Academia (Netflix)

The anime series My Hero Academia can now be watched on Netflix. It is one of the most popular anime series ever. It is about a boy who loves superheroes, but has no powers of his own. Still he wants to go to the school for heroes.


5. Alien Worlds (Netflix)

This extraordinary documentary series takes a unique look at the different planets in the universe. The creators look at what we know about life here on Earth and leave with cgi, or computer animations, show what that might look like on those planets.


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