Lazy Sunday: What to Binge This Week – February 7-13, 2016

From Jim: The James Foley Story to Scandal, here's what you should be streaming.

James Foley Photo by Nicole Tung / HBO

James Foley Photo by Nicole Tung / HBO

Winter is in full swing, which means there’s no better time to chill at home and binge on a few shows and movies.

Jim: The James Foley Story, a documentary about the late New Hampshire raised journalist, premiered on HBO this weekend. Plus, new episodes of Scandal, starring Hasty Pudding’s Woman of the Year Kerry Washington, are heading to Hulu.

Check out more of our recommendations below.


Jim: The James Foley Story: Director Brian Oakes pays tribute to his childhood friend who was abducted in Syria while covering the country’s civil war in 2012. Foley was beheaded by ISIL in 2014 as retaliation against U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. (HBO Go)

Dope: This critically acclaimed comedy follows a group high school kids who gets caught up in some trouble after attending an underground party. The film also features performances by A$AP Rocky and Tyga. (Netflix)


Scandal: The latest episodes from Kerry Washington’s hit TV series will be available to stream on Hulu starting February 12. (Hulu)

Hannibal Buress: Comedy Camisado: Before Buress performs at MIT later this month, check out the Broad City star’s latest comedy special. (Netflix)


Opus, Eric Prydz: Get ready to groove with the Swedish DJ’s debut studio album, which dropped this weekend. (Spotify, iTunes)

Wonderful Crazy Night, Elton John: The Rocket Man is back with his 32nd studio album. It’s his first record since 2013’s The Diving Board. (Spotify, iTunes)