Weekend Watch: Pan, The Final Girls, And He Named Me Malala

The Peter Pan mythos is the latest to take the prequel/reboot with a kid Peter Pan being drawn to Neverland, while teaming with a white Tiger Lily (played by Rooney Mara) to help take down the pirate Blackbeard (played by Hugh Jackman).

In My Father’s House
Grammy award-winning rapper Che ‘Rhymefest’ Smith reconnects with his father and tries to build a new life together in Chicago’s South Side.

He Named Me Malala
Documentary about Malala Yousafzai, the girl who was shot in the head by Taliban for being in school, and her life after it, which includes speaking at the UN.

The Final Girls
A little something to take the Scream Queens edge off? This feel good horror genre-bender sees Max (Taissa Farmiga) getting pulled into (Think Last Action Hero) the infamous 80’s horror slasher movie her deceased mother (Malin Akerman) starred in. They have to fight together to make it through the serial killer antagonist. Also starring Alia Shawkat, Thomas Middleditch, and Adam Devine.

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Paolo Sambrano adores television theme songs. You can follow him on Twitter @paolo. He is the creator of the card game, No Benefits and the writer/performer of the solo show Bi-Poseur.

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