With the days becoming warmer, summer is almost here and it is the time for award shows. The 26th Critics Choice Awards, which was held on March 7, which saw Chloe Zhao’s Nomadland and Netflix’s series The Crown bag four awards each.
The British Academy Film and Television Awards on Tuesday released the list of nominations for its 74th edition of film awards. Priyanka Chopra Jonas‘s The White Tiger received two nominations, including in the leading actor category for Adarsh Gourav, and for best adapted screenplay.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas will also be announcing the list of nominations the 93rd Oscars nominations in all 23 Academy Award categories on March 15.
With OTT platforms becoming an important part of the contemporary world, many films and shows releasing on streaming platforms have been receiving critical acclaim through award shows. On that note, here are ten films and shows that are releasing on OTT platforms this week:
1. Marriage or Mortgage (March 10) – Netflix
This reality TV show focuses on a wedding planner and a real estate agent, who need to compete to win the hearts and budgets of spouses-to-be.
2. Assembled: The Making of WandaVision (March 12) – Disney+ Hotstar
Marvel Studios’ Assembled tells the story of how the Marvel Cinematic Universe came together. The documentary series goes behind-the-scenes of the shows and movies of the MCU, following the filmmakers, cast and crew, and Marvel heroes every step of the way. The first episode of Assembled will focus on the recent Marvel show, WandaVision.
3. Chakravyuh (March 12) – MX Player
Prateik Babbar essays the role of an angry young cop, Inspector Virkar, who can go to any lengths to find the truth, even if that means bending the rules. Directed by Sajit Warrior, Chakravyuh will explore the dark side of the internet and will highlight the critical issues of the current times.
4. Cherry (March 12) – Apple TV+
Cherry follows the journey of a disenfranchised young man from Ohio who meets the love of his life, only to risk losing her through a series of bad decisions and challenging life circumstances. Inspired by the best-selling novel of the same name, Cherry features Tom Holland in the title role as an unhinged character who drifts from dropping out of college to serving in Iraq as an Army medic and is anchored by his one true love, Emily (Ciara Bravo). Cherry is a darkly humorous, unflinching coming-of-age story of a man on a universal quest for purpose and human connection.
5. Love Alarm Season 2 (March 12) – Netflix
Based on the webtoon of the same name, Love Alarm is set in a world where a mobile app alerts you if someone within a 10-meter radius likes you. The second season takes place four years after the creation of the app which has recently released Love Alarm 2.0. The update comes with a new feature that shows users a list of people who are likely to like them in the future.
6. The One (March 12) – Netflix
The One is set in a world where a DNA test can find one’s perfect partner – the one person you’re genetically predisposed to fall passionately in love with. Partners can be found with just a hair sample. The show explores this idea and its implications.
7. Yes Day (March 12) – Netflix
Starring Jennifer Garner, Edgar Ramírez and Jenna Ortega, Yes Day is a story about a mom and dad who usually say no. One day they decide to say yes to their kids’ wildest requests, with a few ground rules, leading to a whirlwind day of adventure.
8. Qubool Hai 2.0 (March 12) – Zee5
Qubool Hai 2.0 revolves around Asad and Zoya who cross paths and get entangled in each other’s lives through many complicated circumstances.
9. Making Their Mark (March 12) – Amazon Prime Video
Making Their Mark is a journey into the inner sanctum of football, Australia’s greatest sport in the most challenging year in its history. Players, coaches and executives across six teams in the Australian Football League navigate a year of training and matches in this show.
10. Paradise PD – Season 3 (March 12) – Netflix
Paradise PD is an adult animated series featuring bad cops. From the creators of Brickleberry, the show follows a police department that doesn’t do a great job of protecting the backwater, small town where it is located.