The long anticipated 25th film in the James Bond Series, No Time To Die has now hit theatres, opening to millions of dollars on its first day. If anyone’s planning a movie outing this weekend, there can only be very little doubt its not the first title that pops up in your head.
Well, here are the top new film and TV arrivals you can binge-watch this weekend.
James Bond: No Time To Die (Theatres)
In No Time To Die, Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.
American Insurrection (Limited/VOD)
After a powerful militia seizes control of the U.S., a group of friends attempt to escape the escalating violence and oppression. They must move undetected as their only hope is to cross a heavily guarded border. But as the militia closes in, the friends will need to do whatever it takes to survive in this suspenseful action-thriller.
A childless couple in rural Iceland make an alarming discovery one day in their sheep barn. They soon face the consequences of defying the will of nature.
Bad Boys and Bridesmaids (Theatres NG)
Who will come out on top in this Nigerian romantic comedy directed by Seyi Babatunde, the Bad Boys who just want to hit it or the Bridesmaids who want to keep it… Find out when you see Bad Boys and Bridesmaids. In cinemas this weekend.
Muppets Haunted Mansion (Disney+)
Prepare to scream… as you stream! #MuppetsHauntedMansion, an Original Halloween Special, makes its spook-tacular entrance October 8 on #DisneyPlus.
Set during the Taiwanese martial law of the 1960s, this shockingly gruesome and terrifying coming-of-age drama based on a hugely popular video game sees two classmates who go looking for their missing friends and teachers, all of whom took part in an illegal book club, only to come face to face with ghosts and deformed monsters that have taken over their school. This masterful debut from director and co-writer John Hsu recalls the best of Guillermo del Toro, with enough blood, striking sound design, art direction and special effects to evoke the Silent Hill and other landmark horror video games.
TV Shows and Series
Dave Chappelle: The Closer – Special (Netflix)
Pretty Smart – Season 1 Premiere (Netflix)
Ted Lasso Season 2 Finale (Apple TV+)