Fall is in full swing, and with it comes a slew of exciting releases to occupy our evenings. This week, we’ve cherry-picked some absolute must-sees from both the cinematic and television realms. Grab your popcorn, cozy up on the couch, and let’s dive in!
The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (William Friedkin)
Friedkin’s genius lies in turning the verbal into visual spectacles. “The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial” is an exhilarating ride through a story told not through flashbacks, but intense dialogue, making audiences play the tumultuous events in their minds.
Streaming on Showtime.
V/H/S/85 (Various Directors)
Step back in time with “V/H/S/85”, an eerie compilation of forgotten ’80s footage that brings the chilling past to the present. With directors like David Bruckner and Scott Derrickson behind the lens, expect a series of spine-tingling segments.
Streaming on Shudder and AMC+.
Totally Killer (Nahnatchka Khan)
A masked killer, a time-traveling teen, and the ’80s. “Totally Killer” fuses horror, comedy, and sci-fi elements in a tale that’s as thrilling as it’s nostalgic. Follow Jamie’s journey as she strives to unmask the “Sweet Sixteen Killer” with an unexpected ally – the younger version of her mom.
Streaming now on Prime Video.
’90s Horror, Art-House Horror, and Pre-Code Horror
For horror aficionados, The Criterion Channel is your haven this October. Feast on a diverse menu from the eerie atmospherics of “Eyes Without a Face” to the mind-bending narratives of “Donnie Darko”. With a wide spectrum spanning from the ’90s to pre-Code eras, there’s something haunting for everyone.
Streaming on The Criterion Channel.
Loki (Season 2)
The god of mischief returns, but things are not as he left them. With the multiverse in chaos and familiar faces not recognizing him, Loki’s second season promises a thrilling journey through time, alliances, and betrayals.
Streaming on Disney Plus.
Lupin (Season 3)
Assane Diop’s escapades continue in a high-stakes game of theft, evasion, and intrigue. As he tries to rebuild his life and protect his loved ones, the past threatens to catch up, leading to a gripping, edge-of-your-seat narrative.
Streaming now on Netflix.
Our Flag Means Death (Season 2)
Love and piracy intertwine in this comedic saga by Taika Waititi that sees old and new faces navigating the treacherous waters of relationships and rivalries. Join Stede, Blackbeard, and a colorful ensemble of pirates on their latest adventures.
Streaming now on Max.
Beckham (Limited Series)
The legendary David Beckham steps off the pitch and into the intimate gaze of this docuseries. From his early days to iconic goals and his glamorous life off the field, get an unprecedented look at the man behind the myth.
Streaming now on Netflix.
Bargain (Limited Series)
A thrilling ride of crime, deceit, and survival awaits viewers in the Paramount+ original, “Bargain.” At a hotel where sinister acts are the norm, organ traffickers and their victims find themselves trapped post an unexpected earthquake, leading to a deadly showdown. Jeon Woo-sung’s unwavering directorial vision captures the stark realities and horrors, offering an intense binge-watching experience. Streaming on Paramount+.
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