Streaming This Week: August 28

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It’s almost the end of August and streaming services are here to keep you entertained. Here are the films and TV shows streaming this week.

August 28

Cobra Kai: Seasons 1-2 (Netflix)

Streaming on Netflix
Courtesy of Sony Pictures Television

The action comedy-drama series has moved from YouTube Originals to Netflix following the announcement of its new season. Set decades after the events of the Karate Kid film series, “Cobra Kai” reunites William Zabka and Ralph Macchio as old rivals Johnny Lawrence and Daniel LaRusso.

To watch “Cobra Kai,” click here.

Also streaming:

All Together Now (Netflix)

I AM A KILLER: Released (Netflix)

Orígenes secretos / Unknown Origins (Netflix)

Alice Through the Looking Glass (Disney Plus)

Fantastic Four (2005) (Disney Plus)

Seneca (HBO Max)

Steven Universe Future: Season 6 (HBO Max)

Prime Rewind: Inside the Boys (Amazon Prime Video)

The Binge (Hulu)

National Treasure (Showtime)

August 29

The Way Back (HBO Max)

Streaming on HBO Max
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures

Bringing Ben Affleck back into the drama genre, “The Way Back” looks to provide an emotional story of redemption.

Jack Cunningham, played by Affleck, returns to his former high school where he played basketball to serve as the team’s coach. As he begins to bond with the team, he must find ways to conquer his inner demons and alcohol addiction.

To watch “The Way Back,” click here.

August 30

The Tune (Criterion Channel)

Streaming on Criterion Channel
Courtesy of October Films

The Criterion Channel presents 22 works by the celebrated American animator Bill Plympton. Known as the “King of Indie Animation,” he is known for his 1987 animated short “Your Face,” which was nominated for an Academy Award.

One of the selections is Plympton’s 1992 feature film “The Tune,” which is about a songwriter trying to create the perfect song for his demanding boss.

To watch “The Tune,” click here.

Also streaming:

25 Ways to Quit Smoking (short) (Criterion Channel)

Cheatin’ (Criterion Channel)

The Cow Who Wanted to Be a Hamburger (short) (Criterion Channel)

The Fan and The Flower (short) (Criterion Channel)

Guard Dog (short) (Criterion Channel)

Guide Dog (short) (Criterion Channel)

Hair High (Criterion Channel)

Horn Dog (short) (Criterion Channel)

Hot Dog (short) (Criterion Channel)

How to Kiss (short) (Criterion Channel)

How to Make Love to a Woman (short) (Criterion Channel)

I Married a Strange Person! (Criterion Channel)

Idiots and Angels (Criterion Channel)

Mutant Aliens (Criterion Channel)

One of Those Days (short) (Criterion Channel)

Push Comes to Shove (short) (Criterion Channel)

Revengeance (Criterion Channel)

Santa, the Fascist Years (short) (Criterion Channel)

Sex and Violence (short) (Criterion Channel)

The Wiseman (short) (Criterion Channel)

Your Face (short) (Criterion Channel)

August 31

Casino Royale (Netflix)

Streaming on Netflix
Courtesy of Sony Pictures Releasing

James Bond begins again in the 2006 spy film from director Martin Campbell. “Casino Royale” stars Daniel Craig in his first iteration as Agent 007 in a reboot of the series.

For his first assignment, Bond must defeat Mads Mikkelsen’s Le Chiffre, a private banker funding terrorists, in a high stakes game of poker at Casino Royale, Montenegro.

Also streaming:

Quantum of Solace (Netflix)

The Courier (Amazon Prime Video)

Primal (Amazon Prime Video)