Horror fans will finally see The Nun (2018)’s sequel and the ninth instalment in The Conjuring Universe franchise, The Nun II, in cinemas this week. However, while cinemas have few options, streaming services will get you covered this week.
The team of elite mercenaries is back again in its fourth outing, Expend4bles, which will be released in cinemas this week. However, Apple TV+ will stream season 1 of its new romantic comedy Still Up this Friday. On the other hand, Disney+ is now streaming the highly acclaimed series Justified: City Primeval, starring Timothy Olyphant. And for Sex Education fans, season 4 will premier this Thursday on Netflix. Lastly, we end our top 5 list with another K-drama on Netflix, Song of the Bandits.
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Platform: Cinema | Release date: 21/09/2023 | Genre: Action/Adventure | Language: English | Rating: 15
The rag-team of elite mercenaries, known as The Expendables, are back for their fourth mission. This time, they are tasked with stopping a terrorist organization led by Suatro Rahmat from smuggling nuclear warheads. With action stalwarts like Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Tony Jaa, Dolph Lundgren and a bevvy of the equally exciting supporting cast in 50 Cent, Megan Fox, Andy Garcia and more, Expend4bles promises yet another explosive thriller that fans of the series must not miss.
Still Up Season 1
Platform: Apple TV+ | Release date: 22/09/2023 | Genre: Comedy | Language: English | Rating: Not Rated Yet
Still Up is a romantic comedy between two insomniacs who connect online and form a deep bond. It follows the lives of Lisa, a free-spirited illustrator struggling to come to terms with the birth of her daughter, and Danny, a socially anxious journalist working on a story about insomnia.
Lisa and Danny met in an online insomnia support group and immediately hit it off. They discover they have a lot in common, but there is one tiny problem: they don’t know their real names yet and haven’t even met in person. Will they do any of those things, and when they do, what will happen to their lovely online relationship? Only one way to find out. By watching this series online on Apple TV+.
Justified: City Primeval
Platform: Disney+ | Release date: Now Streaming | Genre: Crime/Drama | Language: English | Rating: 16+
Based on the Elmore Leonard novel, ‘City Primeval: High Noon in Detroit’, FX’s latest series is about a U.S Marshal named Raylan Givens who is sent to Detroit to track down a dangerous criminal called Clement Mansell. Givens soon discovers that Mansell might be the least of his worries, as he finds the city corrupt from top to bottom. He must now use all of skills and cunning to survive.
Justified: City Primeval stars Timothy Olyphant, Boyd Holbrook, Aunjane Ellis-Taylor, and more.
Sex Education Season 4
Platform: Netflix | Release date: 21/09/2023 | Genre: Comedy/Drama | Language: English | Rating: 18+
With Moordale Secondary School closed at the end of Season 3, the new season will see Otis and the gang facing new challenges as they adjust to the sudden change in their lives.
Otis and Eric have joined Cavendish Sixth Form College, where Otis is nervous about setting up his new sex clinic while Etic figures out how to be himself in a new environment. Maeve has joined Wallace University in the United States, where she is mentioned by cult author Thomas Molloy, and is struggling to adjust to her new life in America. Meanwhile, other students such as Jackson, are still struggling to get over Cal, while Amiee is trying something new by taking an Art A-Level class. On the other hand, Adam is still confused over whether mainstream education is for him.
Song of the Bandits Season 1
Platform: Netflix | Release date: 22/09/2023 | Genre: Action/Drama | Language: Korean| Rating: 18+
Netflix is launching another K-drama into the streamer-verse with Song of the Bandits. The series is set in the 1920s during the Japanese colonial period. It follows a diverse group of people living in the lawless land of Gando who come together to defend Korea’s Joseon kingdom.
Starring Kim Naim-gil, Seohym, and Yoo Jae-Myung, the series explores themes of patriotism, resistance and hope in the face of oppression.