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28 May

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The Me You Can't See: A Path Forward

Apple TV+ | S1, E1-6 | TV-14

Following last week's premiere of groundbreaking docuseries The Me You Can't See, this week Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry reunite with advisors and participants for The Me You Can't See: A Path Forward, a thought-provoking, wide-ranging conversation about mental health and emotional well-being, and where we go from here.


Apple TV+ | S2, E3 | TV-14

Titled 'Big Head,' this week's episode finds Jason in a difficult predicament when his old flame threatens to cause somewhat of a bush-firet between him and Nikki at his grandmothers funeral. Karen struggles to get her infuriating fiancé involved in their wedding planning.

Mythic Quest

Apple TV+ | S2, E5 | 26 min | TV-MA

Fast becoming the must-see work-place comedy, this week's new episode of mythic Quest, 'Please Sign Here,' sees Carol try to convince the Mythic Quest employees to sign the results of a simple workplace assessment.

The Mosquito Coast

Apple TV+ | S1, E6 | 42 min | TV-MA

Now on its penultimate episode but the question still begs to be answered. Why are they running? In 'Calaca,' held captive by a shadowy organization, Allie and Margot must find a way to escape and get back to their kids. Fun note: Justin Theroux is cousins with documentary filmmaker Louis Theroux (well it was news to me until earlier this week).

Apple Arcade Updates:

This week's Apple Arcade title updates include two new minigames for Marble Knights and new chapters for Worlds End Club, with Simon's Kat also adding lots of new content in its first update; including 300 garden gnomes for you to find across the games many cutscenes. Sp!ng adds 36 new levels, Sneaky Sasquatch adds all manor of vehicles including motorbikes and MONSTER TRUCKS.

This week's Arcade highlight is a massive update to Sociable Soccer '21 to coincide with this weekend's European Champions League Final. It includes a new in-game chat system to talk to your opponent and send emojis as you are playing, 5 new referees to add fun and variety to the officiating of matches, improved sprint controls for touch screens and individual sprint stamina for players, 3 distinct control schemes for Idle, casual, and hardcore players, a new HUD during matches, 10 new world tournaments to play, a full update of all players and teams for the 2021 season and new player models and more.

ScreenTimes Apple TV Recommendations:

General Magic

TV app | 1 hr 33 min | TV-MA

Sigmund - "This 2018 documentary recounts the story of one of history's most talented technology teams. From the first smartphones to social media, e-commerce, eBay and emojis, the ideas that now dominate the tech industry were born at General Magic, a 1989 Silicon Valley start-up. WWDC week seems as good a time as any to watch this truly inspiring work."

Mare of Easttown

HBO Max | 1 Season| TV-MA

Jonathan - "This Sunday is the finale of probably the best show so far this year. Kate Winslet gives a career best performance as Mare, a detective in a small town outside of Philadelphia. There is one central murder mystery to solve but the show spins off into the many connected characters’ lives, each part as engrossing as the central plot. It’s masterful television and I’ll be as sad to see the end of it."


HBO Max | 1 Season | TV-14

Devon - "Created by James Lee Hernandez and Brian Lazarte (who's new documentary is coming to Apple TV+), this documentary series is about the Monopoly games at McDonalds where back in the 90's and early 00's you would go and buy your meal and these little game pieces attached would be linked to prizes with the top prize worth $1 million. It turns out that the whole time this game was being defrauded by a group of people who were cheating the game and claiming the top prize every year. This fascinating docuseries captures that story through the people involved."

A Ghost Waits

TV app| 1 hr 20 min | Unrated

James - "I was lucky enough to attend the world premiere of ‘A Ghost Waits’ at the 2020 Glasgow Film Festival and have raved about it to everyone I know ever since. I’m so glad that it’s now available to own on Apple TV. Shot on a shoestring budget, this is a quirky love story about a man tasked to fix up a house that is being haunted by someone who has been given a job in the afterlife to keep the house empty. It’s melancholic, funny and totally original. Director Adam Stovall has crafted a real labour of love here. I was blown away by it in the cinema and I can’t recommend it enough."

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