The return of The Boys and 6 more movies and shows to watch this weekend 3 weeks ago

The return of The Boys and 6 more movies and shows to watch this weekend

Some fantastic new additions to check out this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The first weekend of June is bringing some great new stuff to watch at home and in cinemas.

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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, 3 June.

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Alex Garland (Ex Machina, Annihilation) writes and directs this disturbing horror movie centred around a woman (Jessie Buckley) who takes a solo trip to the countryside following a personal tragedy, only to happen across a small village populated only by men, each of whom inexplicably have the exact same face...

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BERGMAN ISLAND

Vicky Krieps, Tim Roth and Mia Wasikowska star in this romantic drama about a married couple - both of whom are filmmakers - who notice some serious cracks beginning to develop in their relationship while on a working trip on an island off the coast of Sweden.

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

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THE MIDWICH CUCKOOS

Keeley Hawes (The Bodyguard, Line of Duty) headlines this modern retelling of a classic horror story, in which all of the women in a small town collapse unconscious on the same day, and many of them wake up mysteriously pregnant.

All episodes are available to watch with a NOW Entertainment Pass from Thursday, 2 June.

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THE BOYS SEASON 3

The violent, sex-filled, potty-mouthed carnage that is The Boys will return for the much-anticipated third season this month.

Bill The Butcher and Homelander are still secretly going head-to-head in a world that mostly doesn't realise that the leader of the superhero group that keeps them all safe is actually a narcissistic psychopath.

The first three episodes of the third season of The Boys will arrive on Friday, 3 June, with weekly episodes arriving every Friday.

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FIRE ISLAND

A group of best friends head to the titular island for a week of LGBTQI+ fun in this queer adaptation of Jane Austen's beloved Pride & Prejudice.

Check out our interviews with the cast - including the legendary Margaret Cho and SNL star Bowden Yang - below. The movie arrives on Disney+ on Friday, 3 June.

INTERCEPTOR

The last officer standing on a remote missile defence base wages the battle of her life against terrorists aiming 16 stolen nuclear weapons at the US.

The movie will be available to watch on Netflix from Friday, 3 June.

THE MATRIX RESURRECTIONS

The much-anticipated legacy sequel sees Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss return to their iconic roles... kind of!

If you haven't seen it yet, then we don't want to give too much away, but let us just say that this is a very forward-thinking sequel, which appropriately brings The Matrix into the world of modern blockbusters.

The movie is available to watch with a NOW Cinema Membership from Friday, 3 June.

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