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This September is a comparatively gradual month for TV and flicks nevertheless it’s removed from a useless month (until you rely a brand new Walking Dead spinoff). The small display sees the debut of latest seasons of The Morning Show and Wheel of Time whereas the large display options extra sequels than we will cowl right here. (Fans of The Nun ought to know that The Nun 2 makes its debut on September 8.) Beyond the acquainted, you’ll discover a sequence starring LaKeith Stanfield, a dramatization of a bizarre chapter in current monetary historical past, and a brand new Dan Harmon animated present set in Ancient Greece. And if you would like Denzel Washington meting out justice, you received’t have to wait lengthy in any respect.

The Equalizer 3 (Theaters, September 1)

Billed as the ultimate movie in a trilogy, The Equalizer 3 finds Robert McCall (Denzel Washington) transferring to Italy to begin a brand new life and put acts of vengeance behind him. Guess what? That doesn’t work out as deliberate. Dakota Fanning joins the solid and Antoine Fuqua returns as director. Get tickets on Fandango

The Changeling (Apple TV+, September 8)

In this adaptation of Victor LaValle’s novel of the identical title, LaKeith Stanfield performs Apollo, a brand new father drawn into New York City’s supernatural underworld as he searches for his spouse Emma (Clark Backo). Could her disappearance have one thing to do with a deal she made with a witch previously? All indicators level to “sure.” Stream it on Apple TV+

The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon (AMC, September 8)

The Walking Dead universe goes worldwide with this spinoff starring Norman Reedus, reprising his Walking Dead function. As the sequence opens, Daryl awakens in France with no thought how he obtained there. (It in all probability has one thing to do with zombies, although.) Stream it with AMC+ Free Trial

The Other Black Girl (Hulu, September 13)

Adapting a 2021 novel by Zakiya Dalila Harris, this new sequence stars Sinclair Daniel as Nella, an editorial assistant at a publishing home. She’s additionally the one Black lady within the firm’s make use of till the arrival of Hazel (Ashleigh Murray). But there’s one thing off about Hazel, even when solely Nella appears to discover it in a thriller destined to take some darkish turns. Stream it on Hulu

El Conde (Theaters, September 8; Netflix September 15)

In movies like Jackie and Spencer, Chilean director Pablo Lorrain recreates historical past by cinematic filters that at instances have made the previous appear like a horror film. With his newest he commits to it totally, depicting Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet (Jaime Vadell) as a 250-year-old vampire. Get tickets on Fandango

A Haunting in Venice (Theaters, September 15)

For his newest adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot mysteries, Kenneth Branagh turns to one of many writer’s less-famous novels, a 1969 thriller titled Halloween Party. Branagh returns as Poirot joined, as ever, by an all-star solid. This day out that features Tina Fey, Michelle Yeoh, and Jamie Dornan. Get tickets on Fandango

Dumb Money (Theaters, September 15)

Recent historical past offers the topic for the newest from Craig Gillespie (I, Tonya), a dramatization of the peculiar incident when web buyers despatched SportStop’s inventory hovering. Paul Dano leads a solid that features America Ferrera, Pete Davidson, Seth Rogen, and lots of others. Get tickets on Fandango

Cassandro (Theaters, September 15; Prime Video September 22)

A favourite at this yr’s Sundance Film Festival, this biopic stars Gael Garcia Bernal as Saúl Armendáriz, a.ok.a. Cassandro, a Mexican-American wrestler who modified the game of luchador within the early Nineteen Eighties by enjoying the a part of an exótico as a hero quite than a villain. Stream it on Prime Video

A Million Miles Away (Prime Video, September 15)

In this new biopic, the at all times price watching Michael Peña stars as José Hernández, the real-life son of migrant farm staff who grew to become an engineer and NASA astronaut whose profession included a … nicely, no spoilers right here. Watch it on Prime Video

American Horror Story: Delicate (FX, September 20)

Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk’s horror anthology returns for its twelfth season, this one impressed by Danielle Valentine’s novel Delicate Condition. Emma Roberts and Zachary Quinto return, joined by, amongst others, Kim Kardashian. “The ways in which we describe being pregnant — delicate situation, bun within the oven, she’s in a household method

— it’s so infantilizing for one thing that’s among the many most harmful, life-changing experiences {that a} human being can undergo,” Valentine beforehand informed Vanity Fair. “I simply don’t perceive how we haven’t discovered a way round that.” Stream it on Hulu

Expend4bles (Theaters, September 22)

The Expendables movies have turn into a type of revolving door for veteran motion stars. This entry finds Sylvester Stallone, Jason Stratham, Dolph Lundgren, and Randy Couture making return appearances joined by 50 Cent, Megan Fox, Tony Jaa, and others. Can they cease a terrorist earlier than he sparks a nuclear conflict? If there’s going to be an Exp5ndables they’d higher. Get tickets on Fandango

Stop Making Sense (Theaters, September 22)

Widely thought of one of many greatest concert movies ever made, Jonathan Damme’s doc of two nights of Talking Heads performing reside is a joyous and cinematic movie that captures the band at its peak. This re-release from A24 presents an opportunity to catch it in theaters in 4K. Get tickets on Fandango

The Continental: From the World of John Wick (Peacock, September 22)

Set within the Seventies, this John Wick prequel miniseries depicts how Winston (Ian McShane within the movie sequence, Colin Woodell right here) got here to run the assassin-friendly institution. Getting one other in a protracted line of comeback photographs, Mel Gibson co-stars. Stream it on Peacock

Krapopolis (Fox, September 24)

Dan Harmon’s newest animated enterprise finds gods and mortals mixing in Ancient Greece. The voice solid contains Richards Ayoade, Hannah Waddingham, and Matt Berry, who promisingly performs a personality named “Shlub.” Stream on Fox and Fubo TV

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar (Netflix, September 27)

In this brief (as in 37 minutes) Wes Anderson movie adapting a handful of Roald Dahl tales, Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Henry Sugar reverse Ralph Fiennes as Dahl. It’s the second Anderson movie of the yr and, after The Fantastic Mr. Fox, Anderson’s second Dahl adaptation, an writer whose whimsical sensibility is a pure match for the director. Stream it on Netflix

The Creator (Theaters, September 29)

In a future through which humanity battles a robust AI, a veteran soldier named Joshua (John David Washington) has a shot to finish the world by capturing a robust weapon. The twist: it’s taken the shape of a kid. Get tickets on Fandango

Saw X (Theaters, September 29)

After taking a detour with Spiral, the Saw sequence is again within the thick of Saw-land with its tenth entry, which is ready between the motion of Saw and Saw II. (Was the title Saw 1.5 thought of at any level?) Series veterans Tobin Bell and Shawnee Smith each make returns. Get tickets on Fandango

Dicks: The Musical (Theaters and VOD, September 29)

Sure, Dicks: The Musical has a suggestive title, nevertheless it might have been extra suggestive: it’s an adaptation of Josh Sharp and Aaron Jackson’s Off Broadway musical Fucking Identical Twins. In a grown-up riff on The Parent Trap, Sharp and Jackson play long-separated similar twins who attempt to reunite their household. Megan Mullally, Nathan Lane, Bowen Yang, and Megan Thee Stallion spherical out the solid. Get tickets on Fandango

Flora and Son (Apple TV+, September 29)

For his first movie since Sing Street in 2016, Once director John Carney returns to the comfy territory of Dublin, music, and strained household relations. Eve Hewson stars as Flora, a single mother whose son Max (Orén Kinlan) is seemingly headed within the mistaken course. But some on-line guitar instruction from an American named Jeff (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) may assist change that. Stream it on Apple TV+

Gen V (Prime Video, September 29)


The first live-action spinoff of The Boys appears to be like possible to turn into the messed-up New Mutants to the unique sequence’s messed-up X-Men. Set on the Godolkin University School of Crimefighting, the present follows a gaggle of younger characters coping with superpowers in a world largely managed by the sinister Vought International. Stream it on Prime Video

For extra, revisit our record of What to Watch: August 2023.

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