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The best TV shows and movies to stream in October
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The best TV shows and movies to stream in October

If we’ve learned anything from two lockdowns, it’s that we all need something to look forward to. Thankfully, it’s nice to escape into a book, a movie or a television show every once in a while to give our minds a break from real life. So, here are a few things coming to Australian streaming providers in August.  Looking for other things to occupy your time? Here's everything you can do at home right now. 

The best TV shows to watch on Binge
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The best TV shows to watch on Binge

Here are the hottest TV shows that you’re missing on Binge, Australia’s newest streaming service

The best movies to stream on Amazon Prime Video
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The best movies to stream on Amazon Prime Video

Prime is no slouch in the local streaming market, with plenty of great shows to binge. But it also has a strong range of movies: cinema greats, recent releases and guilty pleasures. Feast your eyes on musical crowd pleasers like Rocketman and Pitch Perfect, engrossing sagas like The Godfather Part II and Heat, and cult classics like The Big Lebowski. Here's our list of the very best, all available to stream at time of writing.  Not on Prime? Check out our list of the most comforting Netflix movies. 

Tenet review
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Tenet review

As with Inception and Interstellar, it’s a movie designed to be unpacked over multiple viewings and maybe a podcast or two

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars

Guides for Melbourne movie lovers

See all of our latest film reviews
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See all of our latest film reviews

Check out the latest releases in Australian cinemas, all reviewed by Time Out critics

Upcoming film festivals in Melbourne
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Upcoming film festivals in Melbourne

Attention movie buffs: add these excellent Melbourne film festivals to your diary

The best outdoor cinemas in Melbourne
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The best outdoor cinemas in Melbourne

Catch cult classics, new releases and family favourites under the stars in Melbourne.

Top ten Aussie films to scare off tourists
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Top ten Aussie films to scare off tourists

A sweaty handful of movies making Tourism Australia's job that little bit harder

Film screenings and events in Melbourne

New movies to stream

Relic
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Relic

Dementia is the monster in this unnerving Aussie horror movie

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
The Personal History of David Copperfield
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The Personal History of David Copperfield

Charles Dickens comes to life in a vigorous, nearly zany adaptation that feels like a holiday for director Armando Iannucci

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
Hearts and Bones
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Hearts and Bones

Hugo Weaving is a shellshocked war-zone photographer in a timely drama about refugees and the weight of the past

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
Bloodshot
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Bloodshot

This fun Vin Diesel action movie has just self-awareness to dilute the bombast

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
Dark Waters
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Dark Waters

Given the talent involved, this drama about a quiet but deadly environmental disaster should have been more gripping

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
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Movie lists you'll love

The 100 best comedy movies
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The 100 best comedy movies

The 50 best family movies
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The 50 best family movies

The 50 best romantic comedies
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The 50 best romantic comedies

The 100 best horror movies
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The 100 best horror movies

The 100 best romantic movies
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The 100 best romantic movies

The 100 best animated movies
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The 100 best animated movies

The best cinemas in Melbourne

Cinema Nova
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Cinema Nova

Melbourne's largest arthouse movie complex also hosts regular films events, special screenings and festivals

Lido Cinemas
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Lido Cinemas

An arthouse complex complete with a jazz bar, rooftop cinema and Huxtaburger

The Astor Theatre
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The Astor Theatre

A single-screen Art Deco theatre with a program of new and classic films in 35mm, 70mm and digital

Coburg Drive-In
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Coburg Drive-In

One of Melbourne's last remaining drive-ins, this is a cinematic experience brimming with nostalgia

The Sun Theatre
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The Sun Theatre

This pint-sized Art Deco cinema counts Quentin Tarantino among its legion of film-loving fans