Two of the most talked about movies of 2022 and 6 more movies & shows to watch this weekend 2 months ago

Two of the most talked about movies of 2022 and 6 more movies & shows to watch this weekend

All the new stuff to watch (or avoid) at home and in cinemas this week.

Not sure what to watch this Friday, Saturday or Sunday? We're here to help you with that!

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To kick things off, here are the movies which will all be available on the big screens around Ireland from Friday, 23 September.

DON'T WORRY DARLING

If you've haven't heard of this movie, seriously, what rock have you been under? Aside from the behind-the-scenes stuff, this is actually a psychological thriller directed by Olivia Wilde (Booksmart), starring Florence Pugh, Harry Styles and Chris Pine.

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BLONDE

Yet another movie you probably should've heard of by now. Netflix's first adults-only movie tells the mixed-up fact-and-fictional 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 movie will have a limited run in cinemas before arriving on Netflix next week.

And now on to the stuff you can watch at home this week, starting with...

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ANDOR

The prequel series to Rogue One, the best (it is, don't @ me) Star Wars movie since the original, coming from Tony Gilroy (the Bourne movies, Michael Clayton), who we chatted to below. The show tells the story of Andor (Diego Luna) in the years before he becomes an integral part of the rebellion against the Empire.

The first three episodes are available to watch on Disney+ right now.

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THAI CAVE RESCUE

A Thai youth soccer team and their assistant coach are trapped within Tham Luang Cave, prompting a global rescue effort. Inspired by true events.

All episodes arrive on Netflix on Thursday, 22 September.

THE KARDASHIANS SEASON TWO

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The new season of the show will release new episodes every Thursday, with the events surrounding Kim's relationship and subsequent break-up with Pete Davidson likely to be at the centre of the drama.

The first episode of the new season arrives on Disney+ on Thursday, 22 September.

AFTER YANG

Colin Farrell and Jodie Turner-Smith headline this powerful sci-fi drama about a husband and wife who live with their adopted daughter Mika, and their adopted son Yang, who happens to be a previously owned and apparently damaged robotic child. Offered to have Yang replaced, the parents decide instead to attempt to repair him themselves.

The movie will be available to watch on NOW from Thursday, 22 September.

ATHENA

Hours after the tragic death of their youngest brother in unexplained circumstances, three siblings see their lives thrown into chaos.

The movie arrives on Netflix on Friday, 23 September.

UNCHARTED

This blockbuster adaptation of the hit video game series focuses on young treasure-hunter Nathan Drake (Tom Holland), who is forced to team up with the more experienced tomb raider Sully (Mark Wahlberg). Together, they unravel one of the greatest mysteries of all time. Check out our chat with Holland about the movie below.

The movie will be available to watch with a NOW Cinema Membership from Friday, 23 September.