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Last updated on: January 05, 2021 16:52 IST

A witch in confrontation mode, a courtroom drama full of twists and turns, Bruce Lee's final and Denis Villeneuve's first, Sukanya Verma recommends this and more on OTT this week.

 

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Season 4)

 
Where to watch?
Netflix
 
Language
English
 
 

Doppelgangers and demons be damned. In the fourth and final season, the half-human, half-witch Sabrina bids farewell to the Riverdale spinoff in a fittingly frightful manner.

 

The Traitor

 
Where to watch?
Mubi
 
Language
Italian (with subtitles)
 
 

Watch the true story of Sicilian Mafioso Tommaso Buscetta go up against the Cosa Nostra by turning informer under Italian new wave veteran Marco Bellocchio's deft direction in The Traitor.

 

Nail Polish

 
Where to watch?
Zee5
 
Language
Hindi
 
 

In this courtroom meets psychological drama original Zee5 film, Arjun Rampal and Manav Kaul star as lawyer defending a sports coach accused of rape and murder respectively.

A regular supply of curious twists and turns in addition to a compelling Kaul ensure there's never a dull moment. There's Roja-fame Madhoo too, marking an impressive return, as the judge's alcoholic wife.

 

The Spanish Princess (Season 2)

 
Where to watch?
Sony Liv
 
Language
English
 
 

If you delighted in the historical Tudor drama centring on Catherine of Aragon's marital politics in the first season, her warrior princess spirit in the face of a doomed romance is no less impressive in the second.

 

Death to 2020

 
Where to watch?
Netflix
 
Language
English
 
 

The likes of Hugh Grant, Samuel L Jackson and Lisa Kudrow summarise the hellish events of last year in this British mockumentary from the makers of Black Mirror. There aren't any new insights, but makes for a good laugh anyway.

 

Equinox

 
Where to watch?
Netflix
 
Language
Danish (With subtitles)
 
 

Through the course of six sinister episodes of this taut Scandinavian thriller, a sister will investigate the mysterious disappearance of her older sibling along with some other classmates during their graduation celebration only to bump into some eerie, unsettling truths.

 

August 32nd on Earth

 
Where to watch?
Mubi
 
Language
French, English (With subtitles)
 
 

Following a near fatal car crash, a woman decides to have a kid with her best friend. The latter agrees on one condition -- the deed must be done in the middle of a desert. Discover Denis Villeneuve's brilliant mind and trademark visual finesse at work in his very first film as director of a feature film.

 

Yellow Rose

 
Where to watch?
Buy or Rent on Apple iTunes
 
Language
English
 
 

Armed with a guitar and cowboy hat, a teenage Filipina girl from Texas is all set to pursue a career in country music. But when her mother is arrested by the ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement), she must choose between hopes and harsh reality.

 

Cobra Kai (Season 3)

 
Where to watch?
Netflix
 
Language
English
 
 

For fans of Cobra Kai, the third season of this small-screen sequel to the Karate Kid franchise is brimming in promise of camaraderie, action and humour.

 

Game of Death

 
Where to watch?
Amazon Prime Video
 
Language
Cantonese, English (With subtitles)
 
 

Bruce Lee died before he could finish Game of Death, but despite the controversies and criticism surrounding it, it's a significant film of his cinematic legacy.

SUKANYA VERMA