As the season shifts from summer to fall, the days are getting shorter, and cooler temperatures are coming in. And many studios have switched their strategies and distribute some theatrical movies on streaming platforms such as YouTube, Disney+, iTunes, and PVOD in response to the COVID-19. That said: The fall home entertainment season is on. It's time to get the watch list ready. To those who eager to know some new and top platforms movie rentals, we have a checklist of new releases and upcoming movies to help you keep your whole family entertained at home.
“Mulan” (Sept. 4 on Disney+)
No need to hit the movie theatre! After continuously pushing the release date back for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mulan now is available on Disney's streaming service Disney+ for all Disney+ subscribers. Mulan is about the story of a fearless young Chinese maiden who learns that her weakened and lame father is to be called up into the army to fight the invading Huns. To save her father from death in the army, she secretly goes in his place and becomes one of the greatest warriors China has ever known. After you stream the new Mulan, you might want to watch the original Mulan animated film, which is also available on Disney+ too.
"I’m Thinking of Ending Things” (Sept. 4 on Netflix)
Charlie Kaufman (Academy Award winner) newest movie "I’m Thinking of Ending Things," is a genre-defying film in which a young woman takes a road trip with her new boyfriend to his parents' secluded farm. Trapped at the farm during a snowstorm with her boyfriend's mother and father, the young woman comes to question everything she knew about her boyfriend, herself, and the world. What follows is an exploration of regret, longing, and the fragility of the human spirit.
“Antebellum” (Sept. 18 on Demand)
Lionsgate is the latest to announce an opening date for their highly anticipated feature, Antebellum. The movie, starring Janelle Monáe (actress/musician), is worth checking out on Premium Video on Demand (PVOD) on September 18, 2020. Written and directed by the advocacy filmmakers Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz, Antebellum is about a successful author Veronica Henley (Monáe), who is stuck in a "horrifying reality" that forces her to confront the past, present, and future before it's too late.
"Hubie Halloween” (Oct. 7, Netflix)
Hubie Halloween is a hilarious family film about Hubie Dubois (Adam Sandler), a local of Salem, who spends each Halloween exhaustively ensuring his town celebrates the holiday safely. This is the latest in a long line of Adam Sandler comedies to premiere on Netflix, with an all-star cast including Julie Bowen (“Modern Family”), Ray Liotta (“Goodfellas”), Noah Schnapp (“Stranger Things”), Kenan Thompson (“Saturday Night Live”) and Maya Rudolph (“Bridesmaids”), produced by Happy Madison.
Upcoming New Movies
There are lots of other movies that are supposed to come out in the remaining months of 2020. Keep your movie calendar up to date by checking our rundown of 2020 release dates for movies like Ava (Sept. 24), Honest Thief (Oct. 7, Netflix), The Trial of the Chicago 7 (Oct. 16, Netflix), Candyman (Oct. 16), Death on the Nile (Oct. 23), Black Widow (Nov. 6), Ammonite (Nov. 13), No Time To Die (Nov. 20), Soul (Nov. 20), Sound of Metal (Dec. 4 on Amazon Prime Video), Free Guy (Dec. 11), Dune (Dec. 18), The Father (Dec. 18), Wonder Woman 1984 (Dec. 25), and more.
The Boys Season 2 - Amazon (Already out)
The wait for The Boys season 2 is over. The Boys season 2 premieres on Amazon Prime Video on Friday, Sept. 4. Many of the characters from the first season will be back, and few episodes are already out now. The remaining will be released weekly on Amazon Prime Video, which means the finale will go out on October 9.
WOKE - Hulu (Already out)
Lamorne Morris (New Girl) star is back on television with his new semi-animated series, Hulu's surreal comedy Woke. This comedy is based on the life and work of artist Keith Knight and starring Lamorne Morris, is premiered on Sept. 9 on Hulu, with all eight episodes.
The Mandalorian Season 2 - Disney+ (October 30)
The Mandalorian Season 2 will officially be released on October 30th on Disney's new streaming service Disney+. Like the first season, the Mandalorian's second season will be released one episode per week. Furthermore, it's been reported that a third season of The Mandalorian is already in the works at Disney+, and the Mandalorian season one is streaming now on it. Pour yourself a drink and nestle in with these classics!