Paramount+ highlights for the month of January include The Almond and the Seahorse, Sometimes When We Touch, Anastasia, Angola Do You Hear Us, Art & Krimes by Krimes, Last Flight Home, Acapulco Shore, Ridiculousness, Big Nate, Siesta Key: Miami Moves, Mayor of Kingstown, More Than I Want to Remember, As Far As They Can Run, Favourite Daughter, Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan, Teen Wolf: The Movie and Wolf Pack.

The Almond And The Seahorse (2022)

SUNDAY, 1 JANUARY

EXCLUSIVE FEATURE FILM

Starring: Rebel Wilson

Sarah is an archaeologist married to Joe, but two years ago, Joe had an accident that left him with chronic amnesia. Unable to recall events consistently, Joe’s injury results in violent mood swings.

Meanwhile, Toni, an architect, is in a relationship with her partner, Gwen, who has also suffered a traumatic brain injury in a car accident and finds herself reliving the same period in her life over and over again.

The two couples are brought together by Dr. Farmer, a specialist looking to discover more about Joe and Gwen’s conditions. As their stories unfold, their partners find they have more in common than they had thought possible.

Sometimes When We Touch

WEDNESDAY, 4 JANUARY

EXCLUSIVE NEW SERIES / EVERY EPISODE

Sometimes When We Touch is the untold story of soft rock, whose artists dominated pop music worldwide in the ‘70s, only to crash and burn in the ‘80s, eventually experiencing one of the most unlikely comebacks in music history.

The series presents all-new interviews with some of soft rock’s biggest legends, like Air Supply (All Out of Love), Dan Hill (Sometimes When We Touch), Kenny Loggins (This Is It), Ray Parker Jr. (A Woman Needs Love), Rupert Holmes (Escape: The Piña Colada Song) and Toni Tennille (Love Will Keep Us

Together).

Through candid and poignant stories, these stars lead a celebration of the underappreciated music that continues to have a lasting impact on American culture.

Anastasia

THURSDAY, 5 JANUARY

EXCLUSIVE DOCUMENTARY

Russian activist Anastasia Shevchenko was arrested and detained under house arrest for two years for speaking out against the government.

During her imprisonment, she was separated from her young daughter who died alone.

As Anastasia travels across Russia by train, she comes to grips with her loss and realises that the only way she can continue fighting for freedom is to leave her homeland forever.

An official selection of the 2022 Telluride Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival and a selection of the 2022 DOC NYC Shorts Shortlist and recipient of a special mention from the DOC NYC jury.

Angola Do You Hear Us? Voices From a Plantation Prison

THURSDAY, 5 JANUARY

EXCLUSIVE DOCUMENTARY

The story of playwright Liza Jessie Peterson’s shutdown 2020 performance of her acclaimed play The Peculiar Patriot at Angola at the Louisiana State Penitentiary, America’s largest prison-plantation.

The documentary examines what led to the shutdown of the performance, the material that confronted a system, and how the impact of Peterson’s visit rippled through Angola long after the record of her visit was erased by prison authorities.

An official selection of the 2022 Telluride Film Festival, a Critics Choice Documentary Nominee for Best Documentary Short, a selection of the 2022 DOC NYC Shorts Shortlist, and the recipient of a Special Jury Award for Powerful Storytelling at the 2022 Savannah Film Festival.

Art & Krimes By Krimes

THURSDAY, 5 JANUARY

EXCLUSIVE DOCUMENTARY

While locked up for six years in federal prison, artist Jesse Krimes secretly creates monumental works of art—including an astonishing 40-foot mural made with prison bed sheets, hair gel, and newspaper.

He smuggles out each panel piece-by-piece with the help of fellow artists, only seeing the mural in totality upon coming home.

As Jesse’s work captures the art world’s attention, he struggles to adjust to life outside, living with the threat that any misstep will trigger a life sentence.

Last Flight Home

THURSDAY, 5 JANUARY

EXCLUSIVE DOCUMENTARY

On an unremarkable suburban street, we find Eli Timoner in his final days and discover an extraordinary life, one filled with wild achievements, tragic loss and above all, enduring love from his incredibly close-knit family.

Last Flight Home shares an unforgettable and stunning verité account of a family courageously facing both life and death.

Acapulco Shore (Seasons 1-7)

WEDNESDAY, 11 JANUARY

COMPLETE SEASONS

Acapulco Shore follows the lives of a group of 20-year-olds spending their summer vacation in a mansion in Acapulco, Mexico.

Their stay will be filled with love stories, wild parties and heated arguments.

Ridiculousness (Season 27)

WEDNESDAY, 11 JANUARY

ALL NEW SEASON / EVERY EPISODE

Don’t be ridiculous!

When it comes to Internet videos run amok, however, the more zany, unbelievable and downright dangerous the clips are, the greater the chance they’ll be shown on this series.

It features amateur viral videos being critiqued by MTV personality Rob Dyrdek (Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory), who knows a thing or two about pushing the envelope from his pro skateboarding days.

With commentary from Sterling “Steelo” Brim and Chanel (the rapping receptionist from Fantasy Factory), Dyrdek breaks down the clips by putting them in such categories as “Hot Mess,” “Worst Case Scenario,” “Redneck Good Times” and “What Happened Last Night.”

Big Nate

FRIDAY, 13 JANUARY

ALL NEW EPISODES

Precocious 11-year-old Nate and his friends navigate sixth grade with humour and style; whether he’s dealing with disasters at home or detention at school, Nate is no stranger to a challenge and loves to express himself through cartoons he creates.

Siesta Key: Miami Moves (Season 5)

SUNDAY, 15 JANUARY

ALL NEW SEASON

A group of young adults navigate the turbulent waters of love, loss, betrayal, class, and the future in this MTV reality series.
This season, Juliette seeks the truth regarding Meghan’s rumor that Clark flirts with her. Sam and Jordana are forced to deal with the aftermath of their scandalous kiss. Lexie and Mike’s relationship crumbles as gossip about inappropriate behavior emerges.

Mayor of Kingstown (Season 2)

MONDY 16 JANUARY

EXCLUSIVE NEW SEASON / NEW EPISODE EVERY MONDAY

As with the first season, the second outing will focus on the McLusky family, led by Renner’s Mike, as they traverse the ins and outs of the criminal justice system, and often take the law into their own hands.

Per the official synopsis, “Mayor of Kingstown follows the McLusky family, power brokers in Kingstown, Mich., where the business of incarceration is the only thriving industry.

Tackling themes of systemic racism, corruption and inequality, the series provides aa stark look at their attempt to bring order and justice to a town that has neither.”

Stars two-time Oscar nominee Jeremy Renner, Emmy winner Kyle Chandler, and two-time Oscar winner Dianne Wiest.

More Than I Want To Remember

TUESDAY, 17 JANUARY

EXCLUSIVE DOCUMENTARY

One night at her home in southeastern Congo, 14-year-old Mugeni awakes to the sounds of bombs.

As her family scatters to the surrounding forests to save themselves, Mugeni finds herself completely alone.
From there, she sets out on a remarkable solo journey across the globe, determined to reunite with her lost loved ones and lift up the Banyamulenge people.

Despite unimaginable obstacles, Mugeni’s story is ultimately a portrait of hope, love, and family bonds.

Winner of the Best Animated Short at the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival, Best Animated Short at Walla Walla Movie Crush, Best International Short Documentary at the 2022 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival and Best Documentary Short at the Cleveland International Film Festival.

As Far As They Can Run

TUESDAY, 17 JANUARY

EXCLUSIVE DOCUMENTARY

An intimate, unflinching look at disabled children in rural Pakistan who have been deemed “useless” by their communities,

As Far As They Can Run is a searing verité portrait of three young teenagers who manage to find acceptance and a place in society through sports.

Winner of the Best Documentary Short at the 2022 Woodstock Film Festival and an official selection of the 2022 DOC NYC Shorts Shortlist and winner of the Directing Award at DOC NYC.

Favorite Daughter

TUESDAY, 17 JANUARY

EXCLUSIVE DOCUMENTARY

Favorite Daughter is an intimate portrait of my grandmother Sylvia Weinstock and my mother Janet Isa, sheltering in place together in a lower Manhattan apartment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sylvia was living alone for the first time in her life when after her partner of 69 years, my grandpa, Ben, passed away. Then her youngest daughter, Janet, moved in.

This short documentary is both raw and charming, melancholy and funny—a portrait of two women with vastly different experiences coming together and supporting one another through the uncertainty of spending the next chapters of their lives “alone,” without a partner.

Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan (Season 3)

WEDNEDAY, 25 JANUARY

ALL NEW SEASON / EVERY EPISODE

Young Dylan’s grandmother decides to send him to live indefinitely with her affluent son’s family.

The Wilson family household is soon turned upside down as lifestyles clash between aspiring hip hop star and his straight-laced cousins.

Teen Wolf: The Movie (2023)

FRIDAY, 27 JANUARY

ORIGINAL FEATURE FILM

When a terrifying new evil emerges, Scott McCall (Tyler Posey) and the rest of his pack return to Beacon Hills.
Scott rounds up the Banshees, Werecoyotes, Hellhounds, Kitsunes, and other shapeshifters of the night. With the help of his new allies, trusted friends, and the return of a long lost love, Scott and his pack just might stand a chance.

Teen Wolf: The Movie stars Tyler Posey, Crystal Reed, Holland Roden, Shelley Hennig, JR Bourne, Colton Haynes, Melissa Ponzio, Ian Bohen, Dylan Sprayberry, Seth Gillam, Vince Mattis, Khylin Rhambo, and Tyler Hoechlin.

Wolf Pack (Season One)

FRIDAY, 27 JANUARY

ORIGINAL NEW SERIES / NEW EPISODE EVERY FRIDAY

Based on the book series by Edo Van Belkom, Wolf Pack follows a teenage boy and girl whose lives are changed forever when a California wildfire awakens a terrifying supernatural creature and drives it to attack a highway traffic jam beneath the burning hills.

Wounded in the chaos, the boy and girl are inexplicably drawn to each other and to two other teenagers who were adopted sixteen years earlier by a park ranger after another mysterious wildfire.

As the full moon rises, all four teens come together to unravel the secret that connects them – the bite and blood of a werewolf.

Wolf Pack cast members include Armani Jackson, Bella Shepard, Chloe Rose Robertson, Tyler Lawrence Gray, and Sarah Michelle Gellar.

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