Best Streaming Movies and Shows: 22nd - 28th October, 2018

New TV and Films. Some classic Oscar winners as well.

by Aaron Macarthy Beards Oct 22, 2018 at 4:03 PM

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    Best Streaming Movies and Shows: 22nd - 28th October, 2018


    Great News: Season 2 - TV series - 25th of October

    In a second season of newsroom shenanigans, “The Breakdown” team gets a new boss - and she's got big plans to take them to the top.

    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina - TV series - 26th of October

    Remember the original TV series? This new version is based on the Archie comic and is clearly intended to capture a Teen demographic. The story goes; on her 16th birthday, Sabrina must choose between the witch world of her family and the human world of her friends.

    Rio 2 - Film - 28th October

    Blue macaws Blu, Jewel and their three children are comfortably settled in the city - perhaps too comfortably. Jewel fears that the children are becoming more like humans than birds. After learning that she and Blu may not be the last blue macaws afterall, Jewel decides that their little family should visit the Amazon jungle.

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    Gravity - Film - 26th of October

    Winner of seven Oscars, including; Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Visual Effects. The movie is fantastic for those with Big TVs and surround sound systems. Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) is a medical engineer on her first shuttle mission. Her commander is veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky (George Clooney), helming his last flight before retirement. Then, during a routine space walk by the pair, disaster strikes: The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Ryan and Matt stranded in deep space with no link to Earth and no hope of rescue. As fear turns to panic, they realize that the only way home may be to venture further into space.

    All the President’s Men - Film - 26th of October

    Another multi Oscar winning film on Amazon this week. The film is about the true story of two reporters and rivals working for the Washington Post, Bob Woodward (Robert Redford) and Carl Bernstein (Dustin Hoffman), research the botched 1972 burglary of the Democratic Party Headquarters at the Watergate apartment complex. With the help of a mysterious source, code-named Deep Throat (Hal Holbrook), the two reporters make a connection between the burglars and a White House staffer. Despite dire warnings about their safety, the duo follows the money all the way to the top.

    Now TV:

    Supergirl: Season 4 – TV series - 22nd October

    At 24, Kara Zor-El decides the time has come to embrace her superhuman abilities and fulfill her destiny as a hero in this drama based on the DC Comics character Supergirl. Star Trek’s Brent Spiner joins the ensemble as vice president to Lynda Carter.
    New episodes weekly.

    Arrow: Season 7 – TV series - 23rd October

    Following the revelations of Season 6, Oliver looks more vulnerable than ever as Arrow enters its seventh run. New episodes weekly.

    Phantom Thread - Film - 28th of October

    Set in the glamour of 1950's post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the centre of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars and socialites. Women come and go through the confirmed bachelor's life, until he comes across strong-willed Alma (Hanna's Vicky Krieps), who disrupts his carefully tailored routine. Reputedly Day Lewis's last film, this reunites him with director Paul Thomas Anderson with whom he made the Oscar-winning There Will Be Blood in 2007.

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