A long-awaited sequel & 8 more new movies and shows to watch this weekend 2 months ago

A long-awaited sequel & 8 more new movies and 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, 30 September.

SMILE

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 be turning against her. Check out our full review right here.

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MRS. HARRIS GOES TO PARIS

The story of a seemingly ordinary British housekeeper (Lesley Manville), her dream of owning a couture Christian Dior gown, and the incredible journey that dream takes her on.

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

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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 is available on Netflix right now, and also in select cinemas around the country.

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THE OLD MAN

Jeff Bridges stars as a retired CIA agent who is forced back into action when an assassin arrives at his isolated 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 GREATEST BEER RUN EVER

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The director of Green Book tackles another little-discussed 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 movie is available to watch on AppleTV+ from Friday, and in select cinemas around the country.

HUMAN PLAYGROUND

Idris Elba's Human Playground sees the Hollywood actor serve as executive producer, as well as provide voiceover, on this epic new documentary series brought to you by the same team behind international bestseller Before They Pass Away, which has sold hundreds of thousand copies worldwide.

All episodes available on Netflix from Friday, 30 September.

MY BEST FRIEND'S EXORCISM

Eighth Grade star Elsie Fisher stars in this teen horror set in 1988, when a group of BFFs are torn apart when one of them appears to have been possessed by a demon.

The movie arrives Prime Video on Friday, 30 September.

ENTERGALACTIC

From the minds of Kid Cudi and Kenya Barris comes a story of two young artists navigating the twists and turns of finding love in New York City.

It will arrive on Netflix on Friday, 30 September, 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 modern day Salem.

The movie arrives on Disney+ on Friday, 30 September.