Apple’s streaming service Apple TV Plus focuses on original content. While the service isn’t very old, it has already produced some blockbuster TV shows and movies like Ted Lasso and The Morning Show. Apple continues to expand the content on its network attracting big stars and directors.
How much does an Apple TV Plus subscription cost?
Apple TV Plus costs AED 27.99 per month. Apple usually runs some good promotions, such as three free months or three months when you buy an Apple device, so keep an eye out for that.
Best new Apple TV Plus shows and movies to watch this week in the UAE.
Platform: Apple TV+ | Release date: 31/03/2023 | Genre: Drama | Language: English | Rating: 18+
This Apple TV+ original tells the story of one of the most popular video games in history, Tetris. The film centres on how Tetris became a household name that eventually found its way to every household since its creation.
Henk Rogers is a Dutch video game designer responsible for securing the rights for Tetris and is the main reason it made its way to every console and device until the present. Discovering the game in 1988, he risks everything by heading to the Soviet Union and enlisting the help of inventor Alexey Pajitnov so they can bring the game to everyone’s hands.
Set against the backdrop of the Cold War, the film also shines a light on the troubles and hardships that Rogers went through, including being double-crossed by friends and revealing unlikely heroes. Directed by Jon S. Baird from a script written by Noah Pink and produced by Matthew Vaughn. Starring Taron Egerton and Toby Jones.
Tetris was featured in Top 5 new movies and TV series to watch this week in UAE
My Kind of Country
Platform: Apple TV+ | Release date: 24/03/2023 | Genre: Reality | Language: English | Rating: 16+
Executive-produced by actress Reese Witherspoon and musician Kacey Musgraves, this eight-part reality series will centre on 12 artists that will introduce a fresh take on the musical competition format.
Three scouts, Scouts Jimmie Allen, Mickey Guyton and Orville Peck, will pick a variety of talents and take them to the country music state of Nashville, Tennessee. The 12 contestants will then get to showcase their own pieces to the judges, where a winner will be picked. The contestants hail from every part of the world, including Mexico, India, South Africa, and the United States.
The show also aims to break down the barriers of country music and open doors of opportunities to anyone who wants to venture into its world. The competition winner will receive a “life-changing” experience from Apple and exposure to the brand’s musical platform, Apple Music. Emmy Award-winning Adam Blackstone will serve as the series’ music director.
Winner of multiple Emmy awards, Ted Lasso, returns for a third and supposed final season. Starring Jason Sudeikis, Hannah Waddingham, Jeremy Swift and Brett Goldstein, it centres on an American football coach who starts coaching and taking over a Premier League club. While initially clueless and the team expressing scepticism over his appointment, he uses his heightened positiveness and charming wit to win over the team and its owner.
Read our article on what to expect for season 3, which streams on March 15 on Apple TV+
Two agents are forced to work together to stop international cybercriminals from threatening the security of the United Kingdom. The only problem? They’re former lovers who must confront their secrets if they want this mission to succeed.
This neo-noir thriller starring Julianne Moore, Sebastian Stan, and John Lithgow tells the story of a con artist that victimizes Manhattan’s billionaire elite to pull off a massive heist.
The Reluctant Traveler with Eugene Levy
Join Eugene Levy as he travels in different places like Costa Rica, Finland, Italy, Japan, Maldives, Portugal, South Africa and the United States and discover the cultures that surround it.
Edward Adler is the lone survivor of a plane crash that also took the lives of his family. As he tries to accept his loss, he connects with those affected by the tragedy to cope and grieve.
A grieving therapist who has just lost his wife wants to try a new approach to handling his patients. But he soon breaks the rules when he decides to tell what he really thinks, making it uncertain how this new method of his will help others.
Truth Be Told
In this anthology drama, Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer plays a podcaster who delves into America’s fascination with true crime podcasts, exploring the cultural and societal implications of this phenomenon.
Servant (Season 4)
This mystery thriller follows a Philadelphia couple who is in mourning after a family tragedy. When a new servant is hired to take care of their child, not everything is what it seems, as the servant may be hiding a couple of secrets of her own.
The War for Football
This four-part series focuses on the high-stakes battle during the plan to set up a new European super-league, which led the game’s leaders to defend the sport’s traditions.
Join Charles and Lizzie as they embark on a new adventure with every foster dog they take in. Follow the siblings on their journey to find forever homes for each of these little puppies, it’s a tough ride, but it’s definitely a fun one.
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