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Best movies and TV shows on Disney+ and Paramount+ from April 30 to May 1, 2022

May is right around the corner, and as Paramount+ and Disney+ gear up for new releases, there’s no better time to take one last look at April’s content library. Featuring iconic crime thrillers, informative documentaries, and new releases from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, these are the best watches on Paramount+ and Disney+ this weekend.

The Godfather Proves Mob Dramas Are Hugely Entertaining

Paramount+ may be a newer streaming platform, but the service is undoubtedly gaining popularity with the addition of cinematic classics such as The Godfather to its growing library. Featuring acting legends Al Pacino and Marlon Brando, The Godfather follows the infamous Corleone family, led by Don Vito Corleone and his son Michael Corleone as he unwittingly becomes embroiled in the family enterprise of organized crime and ensuing violence.

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The offer highlights the creation of a timeless classic

There’s no better way to enjoy iconic movies like The Godfather than a Paramount+ original series centered around the making of the crime thriller that took the world by storm. With Dan Fogler as Francis Ford Coppola, The offer tells the chaotic stories, obstacles and inspirations that culminated in the masterpiece adored by generations of moviegoers. Containing story elements that seem too there to be true, The offer is a must-see docudrama for fans of the Godfather trilogy.

Sketchbook presents the creative journey of legendary animators

Although Disney has become a powerhouse in nearly every form of digital entertainment, all Disney enthusiasts can agree that Disney’s signature achievements fall into the category of animation. The minds behind this incredible work are often overlooked, but this Disney+ original series is finally giving some of Disney’s most talented animators the spotlight.

Sketchbook focuses on six Disney animators as they guide the viewer through the steps necessary to create some of Disney’s most iconic characters, including Olaf, Kuzco, the Genie and Captain Hook. As the animators bring the characters to life, they discuss their creative journey and the steps they took to become animators for the world’s most famous studio.

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Moon Knight Episode 5 Takes A Psychological Deep Dive

With the MCU’s Phase Four well underway, Marvel Studios has turned to the small screen to flesh out familiar heroes and introduce new characters through original Disney+ shows. Most recently, Marvel introduced a long-awaited fan favorite in the form of moon knight. Oscar Isaac plays shy gift shop clerk Steven Grant, who shares a body with hardened mercenary Marc Spector. Together, with the power of the Egyptian god Khonsu, they fight evil as Moon Knight. This week, Episode 5 explores the psychology behind Marc and Steven’s shared experiences and sets up for what looks to be a mind-blowing finale.

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