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Good Friday, girl! And only Virgos. Do we think Moti is Virgo? probably not; She gives off major water-sign vibes. But that’s beside the point – on this week’s selection. movie theater is alternative Now he! except last week Wild, which has been doing extremely well, with at least three exciting new movies hitting the theaters this week, which looks good after a relatively dry August. Fall is drawing near to save us from our theatrical woes. On television, two great comedies are back, and if you’re into drama love is blindThere’s also a new small batch of episodes on Netflix (they’re not included below, but I thought I’d mention them above) exploring the now-defunct couples of season two. Here are the rest of our picks for the weekend.
The David Bowie documentary of Neon, directed by Bret Morgan, is getting great reviews because who needs biopics when you can have docs told by musicians themselves? Officially authorized by Bowie’s estate, moonlight daydream Describes the singer’s life (and is narrated by Bowie himself) with previously unreleased footage and concert film.
Mia Goth Inn Pearl is an absolute star. However, Pearl’s character is desperate to become a star. Ti West’s . as a prequel to x, Pearl tells the story of its unnamed killer, a woman with big, unattainable dreams who is trapped on a tiny Texas farm in the midst of the Spanish flu pandemic (yes, now the similarities are quite visible). like its predecessor, Pearl is bloody and fun, and while the latter film can be a bit messy, its vibrant technicolor, sweeping score, and pitch-perfect melodrama of goth make for a great night out.
Whodunits are hot right now. Sam Rockwell and Saoirse Ronan star as Inspector Stoppard and Constable Stalker, respectively, who investigate a murder in the West End during Agatha Christie’s stage performance. rat trap, parodying christy, see how they run The murder-mystery beats you love while making you laugh out loud along the way.
lady king rules. And judging by the short list of films in theaters last month, director Gina Prince-Bythewood’s film, inspired by the true story of Egozi female warriors, sets a high bar for the fall season. Led by a stellar cast—Viola Davis is consistently incredible, while Lashana Lynch and Thuso Mbedu prove themselves absolute stars in the making—it’s time for a rag-roar.
I’m not really sure if take revenge Going to be a “great” movie, but I’m such a sucker, being tempted to watch this movie entirely from the pastel-colored teen drama of the trailer. Plus it stars Maya Hawke, Camila Mendes and Austin Abrams (Sweet Ethan). excitement) as total bullshit. I’m in.
Hot on the heels of its uneventful third season earlier this year, atlanta A fourth premieres this weekend. After the stand-alone episode and the crew moved to Europe, atlanta Arn returns to Georgia one last time after Alfred, Darius, and Van.
It’s been a while since we’ve found something new scary, But Fear not ’cause it’s back now, baby – with this time RomaYalitza Aparicio as Moon, Kim Petras as Secretary of State and Isabella Rossellini as herself. Watch the gang return to solve a terrifying mystery surrounding a former beauty queen.
Too! Read our streaming recommendations from the weekend of september 9, Vulture’s next list of weekend streaming picks goes online Friday, September 23.