Toy Story is back (sort of) and 5 more movies & shows to watch this weekend 2 weeks ago

Toy Story is back (sort of) and 5 more movies & shows to watch this weekend

Here is all the new stuff to watch (or avoid) at home and in cinemas this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

What a great month June has been for huge releases so far! And there are no signs of it slowing down any time soon...

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To kick things off, here are the movies which will all be available on the big screens around Ireland from Friday, 17 June.

LIGHTYEAR

Pixar gives us a look into the actual story behind Buzz Lightyear (here voiced by Chris Evans), intergalactic space hero, before he became "a child's plaything" in the Toy Story movies. We already want one of those robot cat things... Check out our full review right here.

You can also check out our interview with James Brolin, who voices the villainous Emperor Zurg, right here:

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GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE

Retired widow Emma Thompson decides she wants some adventure in her life... and some good sex! She hires the services of a sex worker (Daryl McCormack), but neither one of them are prepared for the emotional connection they're about to feel for one another. The film has scored 97% on Rotten Tomatoes from early critic screenings.

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And now on to the stuff you can watch at home this week, starting with...

HALFTIME

This documentary offers an intimate peek behind the curtain revealing the grit and determination that makes global superstar Jennifer Lopez. The movie serves as the kickoff to the second half of her life, as she lays bare her evolution as a Latina, a mother, and an artist, taking agency in her career and using her voice for a greater purpose.

The documentary is available to watch on Netflix right now.

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MY FAKE BOYFRIEND

In an attempt to keep Andrew (Keiynan Lonsdale) away from his toxic on-again-off-again boyfriend, Andrew's friends (Dylan Sprouse and Sarah Hyland) create a fake boyfriend, Cristino, for him, hoping it will help bring the bad relationship to an end. Things only get worse once Cristino accidentally becomes an online viral sensation.

The movie is available to watch on Amazon Prime Video right now.

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SPIDERHEAD

In the near future, two convicts confront their pasts in a facility run by a visionary who gives them emotion-altering drugs. Starring Chris Hemsworth, Miles Teller and Jurnee Smollett. Check out our full review here.

The movie is available to watch on Netflix from Friday, 17 June.

THE LAKE

Jordan Gavaris (Orphan Black), Julia Stiles (The Bourne Identity), and Madison Shamoun (Black-ish) star in this comedy series about a family trying its best to mend some long-broken fences (metaphorically, but also probably literally, too), set in the family's lakeside cottage.

The series kicks off on Amazon Prime Video on Friday, 17 June.

Clips via Prime Video, LionsgateDisney & Netflix