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HBO GO Watchlist: 8 Movies You Shouldn’t Miss
From “Birds of Prey” to “Emma” and “Bridesmaids”
In case you missed it, you can now catch HBO’s hottest movies anytime and anywhere through their mobile app, HBO GO!
HBO GO is the premiere cable network’s standalone streaming service. With an HBO GO subscription, you get exclusive access to Hollywood movies and original HBO, HBO Asia and Cinemax productions through the app. You can also enjoy a whole catalog of Academy Award-winning films, principal franchise installments and some of the best-rated HBO GO shows.
Download the app now and stream must-watch films and more. There will never be a dull minute with the app’s wide range of movie genres to choose from.
Birds of Prey (2020)
Birds of Prey follows the story of Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) post-breakup with the Joker. Early in the movie, Quinn encounters a young thief targeted by Gotham City’s notorious crime lord, Roman Sionis. In an attempt to save the young girl, Quinn joins forces with Black Canary (Jurnee Smollett), Huntress (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) and Renee Montoya (Rosie Perez).
Overall, Birds of Prey received positive reviews from critics thanks to its fast-paced action scenes and the humor that well establishes the iconic character of Harley Quinn. Catch this all-female superhero team in action on the HBO Go app!
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Batman is one of the most beloved and iconic superheroes. Directed by Christopher Nolan, the film is set eight years after Batman’s (Christian Bale) disappearance due to Harvey Dent’s passing. However, after the arrival of a menacing terrorist named Bane (Tom Hardy), Batman is forced out of his hiding to save Gotham once again.
Unlike other classic superhero films, The Dark Knight Rises takes on a darker and more serious tone that establishes the titular character’s grief, making it a must-watch for DC fans.
Phantom Thread (2017)
Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis), a renowned dressmaker in the 1950s, finds himself at the center of British Fashion. Alongside his sister Cyril (Leslie Manville), they use the women they dress as Reynold’s source of inspiration and companionship. However, this pattern is interrupted upon the arrival of Alma (Vicky Krieps), a strong-willed young girl who becomes his lover.
Phantom Thread serves audiences with a mature gothic romance,mixed with haute couture comedy, which is well worth the watch. If that’s not enough to capture your attention, Daniel Day-Lewi’s captivating method acting will.
Emma Woodhouse (Anya Taylor-Joy) navigates the struggles of growing up while taking up matchmaking antics to disturb those close to her. The film establishes a well-written satire of the 1810s social class and holds high approval ratings among several critics. It has also received two Academy Award nominations during the 93rd Academy Awards. On top of that, Anya Taylor-Joy, as the titular Emma, is a joy to watch.
Ready or Not (2019)
After marrying the man of her dreams, Grace (Samara Weaving) must participate in a life or death game with her in-laws from midnight until dawn. This American black comedy film is most notable for putting its audience on the edge of their seats as they find out how the main character will survive. If you love stalk-and-slash movies, you'll certainly get a kick out of Ready or Not.
A Star is Born (2018)
The film follows Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper), who discovers a struggling artist named Ally (Lady Gaga) and falls in love with her. As they balance Ally’s musical career and personal romance, problems arise, and Jack is forced to deal with his past as he struggles with alcoholism.
The movie is a collaboration filled with emotional highs and lows as it follows the couple’s life under the spotlight and behind closed doors. Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s palpable chemistry and undeniable acting chops make you empathize with the movie’s flawed protagonists.
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Shaun (Simon Pegg) lives a dull and easy life as an electronic salesman in London. That is until a zombie outbreak turns his life upside down. With him and his loved ones at risk, Shaun must now take the initiative and do whatever it takes to survive.
Shaun of the Dead is a fun and comedic take on the usual gritty zombie film that fans love. However, despite being a comedy, the movie still portrays some impressive special effects. If you’re into gore and physical comedy, Shaun of the Dead will make you scream and crack up.
Annie (Kristen Wiig), a single woman, discovers that her best friend Lilian (Maya Rudolph) is going to get married, to which she has to act as the maid of honor. Despite being financially broke and unlucky in love, Annie takes the bridesmaids on a wild adventure to ensure that the wedding goes smoothly.
The film masterfully combines classic elements of comedy with heart-touching moments minus the cliché. Although it is primarily geared for female audiences, Bridesmaids can make anyone burst out in laughter.
Never another dull moment
Downloading HBO GO gives you access to in-demand films and series on any mobile device. Thanks to the app, you can take your favorite movies with you anywhere for 24/7 entertainment.
Never have to worry about being bored or missing out on the best new movies again. Download the app now and pay through Globe Postpaid Plans. You can also get your HBO GO subscription through Globe Prepaid, Platinum GPlan and Globe At Home.