This Week's Guide to Must-Watch Free TV -- May 7, 2021
Your TV Guide to the Week - May 7th, 2021
Body of Lies
Length: 2hr 8min
Mood: Action, Drama, Thriller
Director: Ridley Scott
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong
United State's Central Intelligence Agency's Middle East Representative, Roger Ferris, is based in Amman, Jordan, and is keeping a watch on a 'safe house' and believes it to be frequented by young Muslim males. He has information that Al Saleem may be behind terrorist attacks, but lacks any evidence to apprehend him or any of his associates. His Iranian girlfriend, Aisha, gets abducted, and he must decide whether to surrender himself to her abductors to negotiate her release or leave her to their mercy.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
Length: 2hr 17min
Mood: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Directors: Francis Lawrence
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth
After Katniss Everdeen, the girl on fire, accepted the role of the Mockingjay, the symbol of rebellion against the autocratic Capitol, she and the rebels of District 13 poise an all-out war against them; however, this time Katniss has a personal agenda: assassinating President Snow herself to gain revenge not only for Panem's sake but for her own as well.
Length: 1hr 23min
Mood: Action, Comedy, Crime
Directors: Les Mayfield
Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Eugene Levy, Miguel Ferrer
A federal agent turns up dead and a hardcore undercover agent, known as Derrick Vann heads off to try and recover the stolen arms and find the killers. Andy Fiddler is an ordinary family man and a dentist, and is out heading to a conference, when he gets stuck in the same mess. Criminal Kane believes Fiddler is 'The Man' behind it all and offers him a gun. Vann spots him and drags him across town, with him posing as the actual 'Man'.
Length: 2hr 3min
Mood: Biography, Crime, Drama
Director: Scott Cooper
Starring: Johnny Depp, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dakota Johnson
Based on a true story of James "Whitey" Bulger, an Irish Mob godfather and a FBI informant who had a "secret trading" deal with his brother, William "Billy" Bulger, a state senator and a Boston public figure, and John Connolly, an FBI agent. They planned to take down theft Italian mob and mafia in Boston, which went awry and things turned massively violent.
Length: 1hr 36min
Mood: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Directors: Mennan Yapo
Starring: Sandra Bullock, Julian McMahon, Amber Valletta
Middle-class couple Linda and Jim Hanson exist in a rut with their two daughters in their comfortable suburban home. One Thursday morning, the local sheriff informs Linda that Jim died in a car accident the day before. When she awakens the next morning, she finds Jim safe and sound at home; the morning after that she awakens to find him dead. She realizes that her days are out of order; her family and friends believe that she's insane.
Final Destination 5
Length: 1hr 32min
Mood: Action, Horror, Thriller
Director: Steven Quale
Starring: Nicholas D'Agosto, Emma Bell, Arlen Escarpeta
While on a business retreat, Sam has a premonition that he, his co-workers, boss, and several other people will die in a horrific bridge collapse. When his premonition ends, he tries to make everyone get off the bus. Only some of his co-workers, along with his boss, leave. Shortly after, the bridge collapses. Everyone thinks that they are safe until the survivors start dying. It is now up to Sam to try to find a way to prevent anyone else from dying before it is too late.
The Lincoln Lawyer
Length: 1hr 58min
Mood: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Directors: Brad Furman
Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Ryan Phillippe
Mick Haller is a defense lawyer who works out of his Lincoln. When a wealthy Realtor is accused of assaulting a prostitute, Haller is asked to defend him. The man claims that the woman is trying to get some money out of him. But when Haller looks at the evidence against him, he learns that this case might be linked to an old case of his.
Mood: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Creators: Matthew Arnold, Josh Friedman
Starring: Adria Arjona, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Ana Ularu
When a tornado transports Dorothy Gale from Lucas, Kan., to the faraway land of Oz, her arrival sets in motion a prophecy about a disastrous event known as The Beast Forever and strikes fear into the land's almighty ruler, the Wizard. On her quest to meet the Wizard in Emerald City, Dorothy encounters witches, an amnesiac soldier, a sheltered little boy and many more mysterious beings who will ultimately shape the future of Oz and Dorothy's place in it.