HBO Max added these 8 movies new last week


HBO Max has now been available for a few weeks in the Netherlands. Just like Netflix, Prime Video and Disney+, HBO Max also adds a lot of new content every week. So it’s time to take a look: what content is new this week?

Straight Outta Nowhere: Scooby-Doo! Meets Courage the Cowardly Dog (2021)


Direction: Cecilia Aranovich | cast: Frank Welker, Gray DeLisle, Matthew Lillard, Kate Micucci


Scooby-Doo teams up with Courage the Cowardly Dog for the first time. Can the dogs overcome their fear and defeat the insect army before the whole world ends?moonshot (2022)


Direction: Christopher Winterbauer | cast: Cole Sprouse, Zach Braff, Peter Woodward, Henson Milam


Two completely different students travel together aboard a spaceship to the Red Planet to be reunited with their loved ones.

Forushande (2016)


Direction: Asghar Farhadi | cast: Taraneh Alidoosti, Shahab Hosseini, Babak Karimi, Farid Sajjadi Hosseini


Forushande (The Salesman) is the story of a couple whose relationship becomes difficult when they stage Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman.

The Duchess (2008)


Direction: Saul Dibb | cast: Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Charlotte Rampling, Dominic Cooper


England, late 18th century. Georgiana has been married to the wealthy and powerful Duke of Devonshire since she was 17. With her dazzling beauty, wit and zest for life, she is soon very popular with high society. But behind this flamboyant image hides a woman who is neglected by her husband and yearns for love. The Duke, the only man impervious to her charm, is more inclined to her best friend Elizabeth Foster and forces her into a love triangle. To make up for her frustration, hapless Giorgiana leads a busy mundane life. She becomes notorious for her elegance, extravagance and her passion for the game, especially when she enters politics with the Liberal Party. Her charisma and energy make her the figurehead of the Whigs and revered by the princes and ministers. She supports Charles Grey, a young deputy she falls madly in love with.

Saul fia (2015)


Direction: Laszló Nemes | cast: Géza Röhrig, Levente Molnar, Urs Rechn, Todd Charmont


Two days in the life of Saul Auslander, a Hungarian prisoner who works as a member of the Sonderkommando in one of the crematoria of Auschwitz. He tries to do the impossible: save the body of the boy he adopted as a son and find a rabbi to bury it. While the Sonderkommando could be liquidated at any time, Saul turns away from the living and their plans of rebellion to save the remains of a son he never looked after while alive.

Perpetual Planet: Heroes of the Oceans (2021)


Direction: Naomi Austin | cast: Michel Andre, Ghislain Bardout, Emma Camp, Sylvia Earle Ph.D.


Legendary oceanographer Sylvia Earle and pioneering marine scientists tell the story of the incredible work being done across the globe to protect the fragile ecosystem of our oceans.

Jiu Jitsu (2020)


Direction: Dimitri Logothetis | cast: Nicolas Cage, Marie Avgeropoulos, Frank Grillo, Tony Jaa


Every 6 years, a group of experienced jiu-jitsu fighters take on a dangerous alien with our planet as their backbone. When war hero Jake Barnes (Alain Moussi) refuses to fight alien leader Brax, the future of humanity is at stake. It’s up to Wylie (Cage) and his jiu-jitsu fighters to get Jake ready for this epic and all-important fight.

A Single Man (2009)


Direction: Tom Ford | cast: Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Nicholas Hoult, Matthew Goode


Los Angeles 1962, the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis. British gay professor George Falconer (Colin Firth) struggles with the meaning of life after the death of his partner, Jim (Matthew Goode). George lives completely in his thoughts in the past and cannot envision the future. We follow him through a day when a series of encounters and events lead George to decide there is no meaning to life after Jim. George is assisted by his best friend Charley (Julianne Moore) who has her own questions about her future. Based on the novel of the same name by Christopher Isherwood.

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