There is a lot of big news streaming this week. First, Apple announced pricing for Apple TV Plus – $ 4.99 per month, starting November 1st. Then, Disney launches a free pilot of Disney + in the Netherlands, offering up a ton of details on the whole thing is going to work. It seems surprisingly sturdy for a service that's not out for another two months, when it'll launch for $ 6.99 per month.
Disney, especially given the breadth and richness of Disney's catalog (its classic musicals , all of Star Wars and most MCU movies) compared to Apple's nascent one. I'm not sure how many people want to be happy with Apple's One Year of Free Access. [1
I really want to look cool, and a lot of stuff in this trailer legitimately looks cool. But a couple of early looks in now … I'm still totally unsure of what this show is looking like on a regular basis or exactly what story it's trying to tell. It starts October 20th.
Stephen King's sequel to The Shining gets its inevitable film adaptation with Ewan McGregor as the star. There are going to be plenty of throwback moments, but it looks like the movie is still playing. It comes out November 8th.
Queen & Slim
Queen & Slim I was the first teaser for it. This new trailer continues to show a movie that looks like a gorgeously composed and beautifully complex twist on a shooting story. It comes out November 27th.
The director of The Witch returns with another stunningly shot horror movie that has a vibe unlike any other horror movie out there right now. It looks uncomfortable and eerie, but so mysterious and punctuated with a bit of a classic Hollywood style.
Modern Love The New York Times 'series about lovely and heartbreaking relationship stories. It comes out October 18th.
I'm not sure anyone watches Limetown which is being adapted from the popular fiction podcast into a TV thriller. It's debuts October 16th.
See Apple's Crack at Game of Thrones -level big and exciting show. Unfortunately, it looks like a long series of goofy tropes and a universally blind culture. The show debuts November 1st.
Every seven years, the Up series has been checked in a group of a dozen Brits since they were seven years old, cataloging how their lives and selves have changed over time. I've never seen it, but I find the idea of it to be really beautiful. 63 Up is the ninth installment. It was out in the UK already, but it heads to the US starting November 27th.
Portrait of a lady on fire
Portrait of a lady on fire ] has been incredible reviews and praise out of festivals. IndieWire even put the film on its best of the decade list. It comes out for the rest of us to see on December 6th.