A brand-new old-school rom-com and 6 more movies & shows to watch this weekend 1 week ago

A brand-new old-school rom-com and 6 more movies & shows to watch this weekend

George Clooney, Julia Roberts, David Bowie, Jennifer Lopez, Naomi Watts and loads more feature in this week's new additions on big screen and at home.

As always, your good pals here at JOE have collected all of the big new releases for you to enjoy in cinemas or on your couch this Friday, Saturday and Sunday for your weekend viewing pleasure.

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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, 16 September.

TICKET TO PARADISE

An old-school rom-com, with Julia Roberts and George Clooney playing divorced exes who put their troubles aside in order to work together, and travel to Bali to try to stop their daughter (Kaitlyn Dever) from marrying too young.

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MOONAGE DAYDREAM

The director of Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck turns his attention to another musical icon, using previously unreleased footage from David Bowie's personal archives. It is the first film to be officially authorised by Bowie's estate.

RÓISE & FRANK 

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An Irish comedy drama, the movie introduces us to Róise (Bríd Ní Neachtain), who has been struggling since the passing of her husband. When a stray dog suddenly arrives and starts following her around, she begins to suspect it might be the reincarnated spirit of her late husband.

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

I USED TO BE FAMOUS

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After a chance encounter, a former boy band member (Ed Skrein) and an autistic drummer (Leo Long) with an incredible gift for rhythm spark an unexpected friendship, forming a unique bond through their music.

The movie is available to watch on Netflix from Friday, 16 September.

MARRY ME

When a world-famous singer (played by Jennifer Lopez) discovers that her equally famous boyfriend has been cheating on her, she picks a man (Owen Wilson) out of the crowd during one of her gigs, and decides to marry him. And in the great romantic cinematic history shared by the likes of Notting Hill and The Bodyguard, this rom-com shows what happens when the worlds of a celebrity and a regular guy collide!

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The movie is available to watch with a NOW Cinema Membership from Friday, 16 September.

GOODNIGHT MOMMY

This remake of the Austrian horror movie sees two young boys who become convinced that the woman (Naomi Watts) recuperating from facial reconstruction surgery isn't actually their mother.

The movie is available to watch on Amazon Prime Video from Friday, 16 September.

FATE: THE WINX SAGA SEASON TWO

If you loved the first season of this magical fantasy series, then we've got some good news for you this week!

All episodes available to watch on Netflix from Friday, 16 September.

Clips via Universal Ireland, David Bowie, Netflix, Breakout Pictures & Prime Video