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13th Oct 2022

The end of a horror icon & 6 more new movies and shows to watch this weekend

Rory Cashin

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!

To kick things off, here are the movies which will all be available on the big screens around Ireland from Friday, 14 October.


All these decades later, it comes to this. The final face-off between Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) and Michael Myers.


Acclaimed actor Frances O’Connor makes her directorial debut with this biopic of much-loved author Emily Bronte, here played by Emma Mackey. Early word has been nothing short of spectacular.


The songwriters behind The Greatest Showman help to adapt this children’s book about a crocodile (voiced by Shawn Mendes) who loves to sing, and the family he moves in with.

Check out our interview with star Javier Bardem right here:

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

Starting with…


Jessica Biel plays a perfect housewife in 1980s America, one that has become very good at hiding a horrific darkness within her. Until she can no longer control herself…

All episodes available on Disney+ right now.


The Playlist centres around the young Swedish tech entrepreneur, Daniel Ek, and his key partners who revolutionised a whole industry by offering free and legal streamed music around the world. It is a story about how hard convictions, unrelenting will, access and big dreams can help small players challenge the status quo by evolving the way we can all listen to music.

All episodes are available on Netflix right now.


The classic Shakespeare romantic tragedy Romeo & Juliet, but told from the perspective of Juliet’s cousin Rosaline, who was sorta-dating Romeo before being usurped.

The movie is available to watch on Disney+ from Friday, 14 October.


Niall Horan brings his musical BFF Lewis Capaldi on a road trip around Ireland, showing off different highlights of the island before culminating in Niall’s home town.

The show debuts on Virgin Media One at 10pm on Sunday, 16 October. Check out our exclusive interview with the lads about the new show right here:

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