New TV Shows and Films: 15th-21st Oct 2018.
So much to watch.
Too many new movies? Or do you need a new show to binge but find there are too many streaming services to keep up with? Don't worry, just read our list of the newest and most exciting shows and films to see this week.
Black Lightning - 16th October - TV series
This DC comics adaptation is about a retired crime-fighter, Cress Williams, who returns to action. Season one of Black Lightning tackled hard topics such as gang violence and addiction. Let’s hope season two continues this dark and gritty story.
Making a Murderer: Season Two - 19th October - TV Series
Making a Murderer's first season debuted on Netflix over the 2015 Christmas holiday. It became an overnight sensation for it's gripping and controversial story. Three years later and the series creators, Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos, are returning to the cases of Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey as lawyers seek to overturn their guilty sentences.
Marvel’s Daredevil - 19th October - TV Series.
The last outing for Marvel’s grittiest TV series seemed to suffer from a bit of ‘second season syndrome'. Maybe due to the absence of villain, Kingpin, Wilson Fisk. Daredevil fans will hope that Season three will be a return to form.
Derren Brown: Sacrifice - 19th October
The UK's top mentalist has a long list of pranks, games and mental tricks, pulled off on TV. On Channel 4, he famously tricked a series of stooges into robbing a bank. Now on Netflix, Derren Brown attempts to persuade a person to sacrifice themselves for another.
Lore - 19t October - TV Show
In each episode host, Aaron Mahnke, introduces a mythical creature or location. The episode then tells a story calibrated to scare you into having nightmares for a week. Just in time for Halloween.
Halloween Season - 21st October
Mubi’s season has six classic horror films, that will be drip-fed out over the Halloween period:
It Follows starts off the list. For many, this was the best horror film of 2014, better even than Oscar winning Get Out. Next, there’s Hammer classic, The Curse of Frankenstein, starring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee, followed by John Carpenter’s The Village of the Damned. After that, Mubi will have, We Are What We Are and Season of the Witch, George Romero’s early witchcraft tale. Last, but not least, there will be modern classic, The Babadook.
Gomorrah - Available now - Film
Based on the international best-seller of the same name by Roberto Saviano, this award-winning portrait of the contemporary Neapolitan mob scene, better known as the Camorra, depicts five separate tales of individuals caught up in a life of crime.
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