Celebrate National Mental Health Month this May with programs and movies on HBO GO and HBO that take viewers on an emotional yet relatable rollercoaster ride. Filipinos will surely relate to stories that feature powerhouse cast like Meryl Streep and Uzo Abuda.
Let Them All Talk
Begin the journey with the HBO Max Original Film, Let Them All Talk, starring Meryl Streep which adopts a more personal look at the childhood friendships of novelist Alice Hughes and her two oldest friends while they are on a long voyage. Let Them All Talk will premiere this May 22, Saturday, 9:00pm exclusively on HBO GO and HBO.
Novelist Alice Hughes and her two oldest friends, Roberta and Susan, embark on a momentous journey in this HBO MAX Original Film. While aboard an ocean liner to England, where Alice is due to accept a prestigious literary award, she attempts to restore the bond she once had with her college mates. As the women reminisce and air old grievances with banter and bite, Alice harbours serious doubts about her much-anticipated next manuscript – and keeps the particulars of her personal life close to the chest. Stars Meryl Streep, Candice Bergen and Dianne Wiest.
In Treatment S4
The HBO Original Series In Treatment returns for a fourth season this May 24, Monday, 10:00pm exclusively on HBO GO and HBO with new episodes premiering every Monday and Tuesday at the same time.
Uzo Aduba plays the observant and empathetic therapist, Dr Brooke Taylor, who works with a diverse trio of patients who need her help to navigate a variety of modern concerns such as the global pandemic and major social and cultural shifts. Meanwhile, Brooke has her own complications to deal with in her own personal life.
The Outpost features the harsh reality of soldiers involved at the frontlines of the Battle of Kamdesh, one of the bloodiest American engagements during the Afghan war. The new mystery thriller premieres on May 8, 9:00pm on HBO GO and HBO.
Based on true events, this military thriller chronicles the experience of Bravo Troop 3-61 CAV, a small unit of U.S. soldiers, at the remote Combat Outpost Keating. Deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, they battle to defend against an overwhelming force of Taliban fighters. It would come to be known as the Battle of Kamdesh, the bloodiest American engagement of the Afghan War in 2009. Stars Scott Eastwood, Caleb Landry Jones and Orlando Bloom.
On a much lighter note, Pinoy pride Dave Bautista is an undercover spy who is not immune to the spunky charms of a 9-year-old girl under his protection in My Spy premiering on May 15, Saturday, 9:00pm only on HBO GO and HBO.
JJ, a former Special Ops soldier has a hard time transferring his skills to his new role at the CIA. After botching a mission, he is assigned on an undercover job and ends up befriending widowed ER nurse Kate and her lonely nine-year-old daughter, Sophie. Stars Dave Bautista, Parisa Fitz-Henley and Ken Jeong.
Finally, experience the thrill and suspense as negotiators attempt to finalize the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords in the HBO original film, Oslo, premiering on May 30, Sunday, 8:00am only on HBO GO and HBO.
Based on a true story, this HBO Original Film chronicles the story of negotiations between implacable enemies, from the secret back-channel talks to the unlikely friendships and quiet heroics of a small but committed group of Israelis, Palestinians and one Norwegian couple that led to the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords. Stars Ruth Wilson and Andrew Scott.
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