Our top picks from Netflix, Stan, Amazon Prime Video and Binge.
August flew past in the blink of an eye and with a new month comes a fresh slate of streaming picks. From docos and new seasons of your favourite series to films and anthologies, there will be plenty to watch in lockdown this month.
Keep up with the latest film and TV news here.
Untold: Breaking Point
The creators behind Wild Wild Country have a new docuseries that’ll have you hooked. This five-part series dives deep into the world of sport, going beyond the headlines to tell untold stories of grit, resilience, heartbreak, triumph, and violence experienced by some of the world’s favourite athletes.
It hits Netflix on Tuesday September 7.
The World’s Most Amazing Vacation Rentals (Season Two)
Since travel is off the cards for the foreseeable future, we’ll be vacationing vicariously through season two of The World’s Most Amazing Vacation Rentals. COVID-19? Don’t know her. Mentally, I’ll be on the other side of the planet sipping cocktails in a luxury rental, thank you very much.
It hits Netflix on Tuesday September 14.
Wu-Tang: An American Saga (Season Two)
A fictionalised retelling of one of hip hops most acclaimed acts, Wu-Tang Clan, Wu-Tang: An American Saga is back for a second season. Created by Wu-Tang’s own RZA, the series tells the unlikely success story of a group of young men who are torn between music and crime.
It hits Stan on Thursday September 9.
After scoring six Oscar nominations, Lee Isaac Chung’s critically-acclaimed film Minari makes its way to Stan. The film follows a Korean-American family chasing their own slice of the American dream by relocating to a farm in Arkansas. A tender exploration of family, finding somewhere to call home and resilience, this film is sure to tug some heartstrings.
It hits Stan on Thursday September 16
From BJ Novak (The Office, Inglourious Basterds) comes The Premise, an anthology series unpacking moral questions around topics including gun control, sex, and social justice. Starring the likes of Ben Platt, Kaitlyn Dever, Lola Kirke and Daniel Dae Kim, the series seeks to reflect issues relevant to modern life in a lighthearted yet meaningful way.
It hits Binge on Friday September 17.
What We Do In The Shadows (Season Three)
Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi’s vampire comedy What We Do In The Shadows is back for a third season. There will be wellness cults, werewolf kickball, gargoyles, ex-girlfriends, gyms and laughs aplenty. Following on from the cliffhanger ending of season two, you’ll want to sink your teeth into this.
It hits Binge on Friday September 3.
Amazon Prime Video
An erotic thriller starring Sydney Sweeney, Justice Smith, Ben Hardy, and Natasha Liu Bordizzo, The Voyeurs follows Pippa and Thomas, a couple who develop an obsession with watching their new neighbours. When they witness acts of infidelity, they find themselves at an impasse about whether to say something or mind their business and when one of them can’t let it go, the consequences become deadly.
It hits Amazon Prime Video on Friday September 10.
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Inspired by true events, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie tells the story of a teen’s journey of overcoming prejudice to pursue his dream of being a drag queen. Packed with musical numbers, this dramedy is an uplifting tale of staying true to yourself and following your passions.
It hits Amazon Prime Video on Friday September 17.