By Dave B.
"Premieres" will feature official trailers and synopses from what I feel looks like the most interesting (or the only, in some cases) original programming coming out in the subsequent week on Hulu, Amazon Prime, Netflix, and elsewhere. In no way to these previews represent recommendations or reviews. My intent is to post this segment each Thursday or Friday, but we'll see. Enjoy!
Beautiful Boy- Amazon Prime, January 4
Based on the memoir "Beautiful Boy" by David Sheff and "Tweak" by his son, Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.
Communion- In Theaters, January 4
When the adults are ineffective, the children have to grow up more quickly. Ola is 14 and has to take care of her dysfunctional father, her autistic brother and her mother who lives away from home. Dreaming about reuniting the family, she plans the celebration of her brother’s First Communion.
When Heroes Fly- Netflix, January 10
Four friends, 11 years after a major falling out, reunite on a final mission:to find Yaeli, the former lover of one man and sister of another. Can they triumph over and find the strength required to lay past demons to rest? Set deep in the Colombian jungle this is a story of fighting for life as well as overcoming personal demons to find peace. Featuring breath-taking action, this dramatic thriller is inspired by a best-selling novel.
I have no clue what I'm doing, but I'll keep doing whatever it is to the best of my ability.