A long-awaited sequel and 8 more new movies and shows to watch this weekend
All the new things to see (or avoid) at home and in the cinema this week.
Don’t know what to watch this Friday, Saturday or Sunday? We’re here to help you with that!
To start, here are the films which will all be available on big screens in Ireland from Friday 30 September.
This new psychological horror tells the story of a doctor (13 Reasons Why star Sosie Bacon) who witnesses a disturbing event involving one of her own patients, after which her own mind seems to turn against her. Check out our full review here.
MADAM. HARRIS GOES TO PARIS
The story of a seemingly ordinary British housekeeper (Lesley Manville), her dream of owning a Christian Dior couture dress, and the incredible journey that dream takes her.
And now, let’s get to the things you can watch at home this week, starting with…
Yet another movie you should probably already hear about. Netflix’s first adults-only film tells the story of Marilyn Monroe (played by Ana De Armas), from the director of the exceptional The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.
The film is available on Netflix now, as well as in select theaters nationwide.
THE OLD MAN
Jeff Bridges stars as a retired CIA agent who is forced back into action when an assassin arrives at his remote ranch. It co-stars John Lithgow and Alia Shawkat.
The first episode is available on Disney+ right now, with new episodes arriving every Wednesday.
THE BIGGEST BEER RACE EVER
The director of Green Book tackles another little-mentioned moment in history, the story of a man (Zac Efron) who plans to bring a supply of American beer to soldiers fighting in Vietnam. Co-stars Bill Murray and Russell Crowe.
The film is available to watch on AppleTV+ starting Friday and in select theaters nationwide.
Idris Elba’s Human Playground sees the Hollywood actor serve as executive producer, as well as voice-over, on this epic new documentary series from the same team behind the international bestseller Before They Pass Away, which has sold hundreds of thousands of copies worldwide.
All episodes available on Netflix from Friday, September 30.
THE EXORCISM OF MY BEST FRIEND
Eighth-grade star Elsie Fisher stars in this 1988 teen horror game, when a group of best friends are torn apart when one of them appears to have been possessed by a demon.
The film arrives on Prime Video on Friday, September 30.
From the minds of Kid Cudi and Kenya Barris comes the story of two young artists navigating the twists and turns of finding love in New York City.
It will arrive on Netflix on Friday, September 30, the same day as Kid Cudi’s new album.
HOCUS POCUS 2
The sequel to the much-loved 1993 original brings back Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy, as the trio of witches are brought back to present-day Salem.
The film arrives on Disney+ on Friday, September 30.