Watch and stream: October 15


The Halloween season is fast approaching. To count the days, here are the movies and TV shows to watch and stream this week.

Halloween kills

Courtesy of Universal Pictures

Laurie Strode and Michael Myers face off again in the latest entry in the Halloween slasher saga. Jamie Lee Curtis and James Jude Courtney both return to their respective roles, as the former leads a mob of vigilantes to hunt down and end the latter’s reign of terror over the town of Haddonfield.

“Halloween Kills” is now available in theaters.

The last duel

Courtesy of 20th Century Studios

Ridley Scott directs the historical drama based on Eric Jager’s book recounting the last known duel in France in 1386. “The Last Duel” stars Matt Damon as knight Jean de Carrouges and Adam Driver as his friend and squire Jacques Le Gris. In the film, the first challenges the second to a duel after Carrouges’ wife (Jodie Comer) accuses Le Gris of having raped her.

The screenplay is written by Damon and his co-star Ben Affleck (both of whom have previously won an Oscar for co-writing the 1997 film “Good Will Hunting”), as well as Nicole Holofcener.

“The Last Duel” is out now in theaters.

The velvet metro

Courtesy of Apple

Todd Haynes is directing the documentary about the highly influential rock band, who broke the boundaries of alternative music. “The Velvet Underground” features interviews with surviving members John Cale and Maureen Tucker, as well as archival performances directed by singer Lou Reed and the experimental art of the group’s first patron, Andy Warhol.

“The Velvet Underground” is now available to stream on Apple TV Plus. Click on here to concern.

Bergman Island

Courtesy of IFC Films

French filmmaker Mia Hansen-Løve directs the romantic drama. “Bergman Island” stars Tim Roth and Vicky Krieps as a director couple traveling to FÃ¥rö Island, where Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman has lived most of his life. They find their relationship tested as the lines between fact and fiction blur. The film also stars Mia Wasikowska and Anders Danielsen Lie.

“Bergman Island” is now available in select theaters.

demigod

Courtesy of Historia Films

Loyola filmmaker and teacher Miles Doleac directs his latest horror film from a screenplay co-written with Michael Donovan Horn. “Demigod” stars Rachel Nichols as a woman who returns to her hometown in the Black Forest in Germany with her husband, played by Yohance Myles, where terrifying secrets await them.

“Demi-dieu” is now available in theaters.

Luzzu

Courtesy of Kino Lorber

The Maltese drama film is directed by Alex Camilleri. It features a man, played by Jesmark Scicluna, who enters the black market fishing industry to support his wife and newborn son.

“Luzzu” premieres in theaters on October 16.

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