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From gripping new streaming series to exceptional movies, here is everything to watch in the coming months

Emerging from the depths of our Southern Hemisphere winter and into the promise of Spring comes with it (alongside a general feeling of optimism) a raft of new series to stream and films to watch, as the Northern Hemisphere prepares to hunker down. Despite the ongoing strikes, there are still a number of captivating productions being released in the coming months, from gripping dramas to side-splitting comedies and big-name blockbusters. Here is everything to add to your watch list.

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Movies to add to your watch list


Pain Hustlers

In this gripping film, a woman who loses her job finds solace at a failing pharmaceutical start-up which (unbeknownst to her) is actually a treacherous racketeering scheme. Starring Emily Blunt at her very best, alongside Chris Evans and an incredible ensemble cast including Andy Garcia, Catherine O’Hara, Jay Douglas and more, Pain Hustlers is set to be a must-watch. Helmed by the visionary director David Yates (of the latter Harry Potter films), Pain Hustlers takes its inspiration from the pages of the 2022 book of the same name by Evan Hughes. The screenplay, masterfully crafted by Wells Tower, weaves together suspense, intrigue and human vulnerability into a tapestry of crime, drama and hilarity that will leave audiences wanting more.

Watch now on Netflix

Maestro

This much-anticipated American biographical drama, directed by Bradley Cooper and backed by the creative genius of Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg and Todd Phillips, brings to life the captivating life of Leonard Bernstein. As a conductor, composer, pianist and humanitarian, Bernstein’s utterly important and inspiring story unfolds on screen with Cooper taking on the titular role. A must for any musician and anyone with a penchant for social justice.

Watch now on Netflix

The Killer

Prepare for a pulse-pounding ride into the psyche of a solitary and relentless assassin in The Killer. Directed by the masterful David Fincher and brought to life through a screenplay by Andrew Kevin Walker, this upcoming American psychological action thriller navigates the chilling descent of a methodical hitman into the depths of his own mind. Based on the gripping French graphic novel series by Alexis Nolent and Luc Jacamon, The Killer lures you into a world of suspense and intrigue, where every shadow holds a secret and every move keeps you on the edge of your seat.

Watch now on Netflix

Scrapper

Full of magic and self-discovery, this thought-provoking and imaginative movie is centred around Georgie, a self-reliant 12-year-old girl who lives alone in London. Her unorthodox activities include stealing and selling bikes, all while navigating a home filled with mystical elements, such as talkative spiders and a peculiar tower growing from her mother’s bedroom. However, when her estranged father unexpectedly appears, Georgie is compelled to confront the truth behind her extraordinary circumstances. 

Watch now in Cinemas

Priscilla

This enchanting new film takes us on a journey where Elvis Presley (Jacob Elordi), transforms from a meteoric rock ‘n’ roll sensation into an unexpected confidant and gentle companion in the eyes of teenager Priscilla Beaulieu (Cailee Spaeny). Set against the backdrop of their blossoming connection, Priscilla, directed and co-produced by the talented Sofia Coppola, beautifully brings to life the pages of the 1985 memoir, Elvis and Me, by Priscilla Presley and Sandra Harmon.

Coming soon to Cinemas
27th Oct

A Haunting in Venice

The highly-anticipated third instalment of Kenneth Branagh’s modern Hercule Poirot series is based on Agatha Christie’s novel Hallowe’en Party. Here, Branagh once again takes on the dual role of director and lead, showcasing his stunning portrayal of the renowned detective. In this latest adaptation, set in post-World War II Italy, Poirot’s hawk-eye detective skills are put to the test as he is pulled into a world of séances and haunted palazzos, where a murder unfolds, forcing Poirot out of retirement.

Watch now in Cinemas

The Creator

Immersing viewers in a dystopian battleground where humanity’s survival hangs in the balance, The Creator is a new sci-fi thriller that takes us on a journey through a future war between humans and advanced AI. As Joshua (a hardened ex-special forces agent) is tasked with hunting down the enigmatic Creator, the film keeps audiences on the edge of their seats, propelled by a sense of urgency and a looming threat that could shape the fate of mankind. 

Coming soon to Cinemas
28th Sept

TV Shows to get hooked on


Lessons in Chemistry

Based on the bestselling book of the same name, this upcoming series follows whip-smart scientist Elizabeth Zott (Brie Larson) who must fight for herself against societal constraints as she straddles the captivating worlds of television and science.

Watch now on Apple TV+

Ahsoka

This much-awaited new limited Star Wars series is set in the aftermath of Return of the Jedi and weaves the narratives of The Mandalorian and Star Wars Rebels. Led by Rosario Dawson, the series delves deeper into Ahsoka Tano’s enigmatic persona as she confronts a new threat to the galaxy.

Watch now on Disney+

The Continental

This spin-off from the world of John Wick centres around notorious hotel chain, The Continental, that serves as a clandestine haven for the criminal elite. This riveting film delves into a captivating world where hitmen and murderers converge in a neutral territory.

Watch now on Flicks

Lupin 

If you haven’t watched Lupin yet, this is your sign to start before season three comes out. The new season promises to continue its gripping narrative, as the ever-elusive Assane Diop’s quest for justice and redemption takes intriguing new turns with fresh adversaries and untold secrets.

Watch now on Netflix

The Morning Show

The hotly-anticipated third season of The Morning Show promises an engaging continuation of the acclaimed drama. Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon are back as Jon Hamm joins the cast and Julianna Margulies returns, adding further depth to this stellar ensemble.

Watch now on Apple TV+

Only Murders in the Building

The brilliant trio of Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez have reunited to bring us another gripping season of Emmy-nominated Only Murders in the Building. Taking us back to the Aconia for another slew of mysterious deaths, this new season is set to be the best yet. 

Watch now on Disney+

Sex Education

In the fourth and final season of this wildly popular show, viewers can anticipate a bittersweet culmination of the refreshingly honest series renowned for its candid exploration of sexuality and thought-provoking narratives. While some core cast members have left the swan song of Sex Education promises to deliver a satisfying conclusion to its groundbreaking run.

Watch now on Netflix

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Painkiller

This powerful and thought-provoking new drama series sheds light on the devastating impact of the opioid crisis in America. Matthew Broderick stars as Head of Purdue Pharma, Richard Sackler, in the controversial and gripping story of his company’s role in the rise of OxyContin.

Watch now on Netflix

Who is Erin Carter?

From the team who produced The Crown comes a thrilling, new female-led drama series about British teacher Erin Carter, who after being caught up in a supermarket robbery in Spain, reveals her secret identity as a formidable fighter. Through eight gripping episodes, the mystery only further unravels, prompting the question: How far will Erin go to protect her true nature?

Watch now on Netflix

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