This week’s entertainment world will not disappoint you with all of the exciting content planned, with so many genres to choose from! There is something for everyone, whether it is an action-packed adventure in the world of dinosaurs, an Egyptian superhero film, a ride into a mystical fairytale school, or a dystopian future world. Here are the top five releases for the week, as well as where and how to watch them.
Jurassic World Dominion | Where to Watch: Prime Video
Releasing on 17 October
The epic conclusion to the Jurassic World franchise is now available to stream from the comfort of your own home. The film follows events after the iconic island Isla Nublar sinks and stars Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, and Sam Neill. The film was released worldwide in June of this year and broke box office records by grossing $1 billion worldwide! This finale is a must-see for all Jurassic Park fans, and it’s available in six languages, including English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam.
Black Adam | Where to Watch: Theatres
Releasing on 20 October
Dwayne Johnson’s highly anticipated film, Black Adam, which even Varun Dhawan is excited to see, is being released a day early in India, much to the delight of DC fans! Dwayne plays an Egyptian god who has been freed from his tomb and is ready to bring justice to the modern world in his own unique way. On his journey, he is confronted by Earth’s modern-day heroes, the Justice Society: Hawkman, Dr. Fate, Atom Smasher, and Cyclone. Dwayne Johnson, Pierce Brosnan, Aldis Hodge, Noah Centineo, and Sarah Shah play pivotal roles in the film.
The School for Good & Evil | Where to Watch: Netflix
Releasing on 19 October
This enchanting fantasy young adult film from Netflix is the ideal weekend watch. The School for Good and Evil follows the lives of two young girls who are abducted and sent to a school where they are trained to be villains and heroes. Though they are friends, Agatha (Sofia Wylie) and Sophie (Sophia Anne Caruso) are worlds apart, with one having a grim and creepy personality and the other dreaming of being a fairytale princess. Charlize Theron, Jamie Flatters, Kit Young, and Michelle Yeoh also play important roles in the film.
The Peripheral | Where to Watch: Prime Video
Releasing on 21 October
If you’re looking for a Sci-Fi thriller to sink your teeth into this week, look no further. The Peripheral, Prime Video’s upcoming original series, is based on science fiction legend William Gibson’s novel of the same name. Flynne Fisher (Chlo Grace Moretz), a young gamer working a dead-end job in a 3D printing shop in rural America in the near future, is the protagonist of the series. Headlining roles are also played by Jack Reynor, Gary Carr, and Alexandra Billings. The first episode will be available on Prime Video on October 21, followed by weekly episodes until December 9.
The Barbarian S2 | Where to Watch: Netflix
Releasing on 21 October
Season 2 of Netflix’s popular series Barbarian will be released this weekend. The series is set in 9 A.D., during the Roman occupation of Magna Germania, when oppressed Germanic tribes banded together to halt the Roman Empire’s advance. The second season of the show will follow the first season’s six-episode format and will star Laurence Rupp, Jeanne Goursaud, and David Schütter.