Movies & TV

Published on September 14th, 2015 | by Mick Brennan

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New On Netflix This September

Here are the new releases to Netflix Ireland users for September 2015:

 

Keith Richards : Under the Influence –   18 September

The film is a beautifully documented portrait of Keith Richards that takes us on a journey to discover the genesis of his sound as a songwriter, guitarist and performer. Keith Richards: Under the Influence is unparalleled in its access as it looks at one of the architects of rock ’n’ roll music, while charting his sound and influences, back to the music that inspired him then and now — electric blues, country honky-tonk, southern soul, and more – as he creates his first solo album in 23 years.  A culmination of both new and beloved music, rare archival materials and hours of intimate and reflective conversations with Keith, the film documents his long and unusual path to become the legend we all love. http://youtu.be/HwbkPzdGKZE

 

Smosh:  The Movie  – 22 September

When an embarrassing video surfaces before their high school reunion, Ian and Anthony go inside YouTube to try and rewrite history. Journey deeper into YouTube with the unrated cut and outrageous bonus content featuring Ian and Anthony, the creators of SMOSH, on the making of their first movie, Steve Austin on being the idol, Jenna Marbles on being Jenna Marbles and Michael Ian Black on promoting a certain type of comedy.

 

BACK TO SCHOOL WITH NETFLIX

Dinotrux – Now Streaming

Half dinosaur! Half truck! All awesome! Prepare for an adventure of prehistoric proportion as DreamWorks Animation’s action-packed DINOTRUX is now available on Netflix.  The all-new series follows the larger-than-life adventures of Ty Trux, a massive Tyrannosaurus Trux, and his tiny friend Revvit, a razor-smart Reptool.  Together, the Dinotrux and Reptools unite to defend their new community against D-Structs, the biggest and baddest Dinotrux of them all, who threatens to destroy everything they’ve built.vv https://youtu.be/y7_02s0pNBE

Peppa Pig – Now Streaming

Join Peppa and her family for lots of fun, games and jumping in muddy puddles!  Peppa’s favourite things include playing games, dressing up, days out and jumping in muddy puddles. Her adventures always end happily with loud snorts of laughter!

Project MC2 (Season 1) – Now Streaming

A Netflix original series, Project Mc2  follows four super smart and science-skilled girls as they are recruited to join the spy organization, NOV8 (that’s “innovate”). On the girls’ first mission as secret agents, they covertly and comically offer protection to a British Royal about to embark on a very important space launch. They use S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) and girl-power to save the day, proving that Smart is the New Cool™.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tx2MwjCWYjk

My Side Of The Sky (Season 1) – 15 September

Watch My Side of the Sky! And see what happens when six teenagers test their limits at Windells Academy, the only boarding school where skaters, skiers & snowboarders can come to live, learn & ride on the same turf that launched Shaun White, Louis Vito, Kelly Clark, Nick Goepper & Ryan Sheckler.

Transformers Prime (Season 1-3) – Now Streaming

In this new set of adventures the Autobots live on Earth and maintain their secret identity. They are joined by 3 teens as they battle the Decepticons.

 

ONE MORE EPISODE AND BACK TO REVISION

Pretty Little Liars  (Seasons 1-6) – Now Streaming

Rudderless without their missing leader, for formerly tight high school friends band together when a blackmailer threatens to spill their dirt

Once Upon a Time (Season 1-4)  – Now Streaming

The stories you grew up with are true. The residents of Storybrooke are living proof… Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz (Lost, Tron:Legacy) invite you to a bold new vision of the world where fairy tales and the modern day are about to collide.  Brace yourself for a modern fable with thrilling twists and hints of darkness. Brimming with wonder, and filled with the magic of our most beloved fairy tales, Once Upon A Time is a fitting follow up to Lost from two master storytellers.

 

FRESHER’S WEEK

Bojack Horseman (Seasons 1-2) – Now Streaming

BoJack’s back! and this year he’s really trying to be a better Horseman. Starring Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie, Paul F. Tompkins, and Aaron Paul — with guest star Lisa Kudrow. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sGsBoX6vUo

Wet Hot American Summer (Season 1) – Now Streaming

It’s the first day of camp in this outrageous prequel to the hilarious 2001 cult classic movie. And at Camp Firewood, anything can happen.  An all-star cast delivers big laughs in this irreverent spoof of summer camp and ’80s teenager movies. We’ve seen the last day of summer in the classic original film, now discover the events that shaped these iconic characters on the first day of Camp Firewood’s season.  Elizabeth Banks, Michael Ian Black, Bradley Cooper, Judah Friedlander, Janeane Garofalo, Joe Lo Truglio, Ken Marino, Christopher Meloni, Marguerite Moreau, Zak Orth, Amy Poehler, David Hyde Pierce, Paul Rudd, Molly Shannon, and Michael Showalter join together with new characters played by Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig, John Slattery, and more. It’s going to be an unforgettable day of events in Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLlMTn_Jzok

Hungover Games – 10 September

After Doug’s bachelor party in a rundown motel outside of Las Vegas, our hung-over partiers, Bradley, Ed, and Zach wake up in a strange room in an even stranger world… without Doug. After meeting the spoiled and immature Effing and the gruff, alcoholic Justmitch, our heroes put the pieces together and realize they are on a train headed for the deadly Hungover Games. It’s a fight for survival in the Arena as our guys go toe to toe against various Pop Culture Districts, including The Superhero District, The Middle Earth District, the Puppet District, and the Johnny Depp District. Will Bradley, Ed, and Zach find Doug and get him back for the wedding?

Bad Night : The Movie – Now Streaming

When Kate (Lauren) and Abby (Jenn) are mistaken for famous art thieves their fun night out quickly goes from good to bad.

Badults (Season 1) – Now Streaming

As kids, Tom, Ben and Matthew made a pact to live together when they grew up. Now, they live together – but it’s unclear if they’ve actually grown up.

 

PIXAR CLASSICS

Toy Story – 11 September

Cowboy toy Wood feels threatened when space ranger Buzz Lightyear arrives.  But they join forces to find their way home when the family moves.

Toy Story 2 – 18 September

Woody is stolen by a toy collector, prompting Buzz Lightyear and his friends to vow to rescue him, but Woody is then tempted by the idea of immortality in a museum. Many of the original characters and voices from Toy Story return for this sequel, and several new characters—including Jessie (voiced by Joan Cusack), Barbie (voiced by Jodi Benson), and Mrs. Potato Head (voiced by Estelle Harris)—are introduced.

Toy Story 3 – 25 September

Years have passed since the last encounter with Woody, Buzz and the gang, and as Andy prepares for college the toys worry about their uncertain future.vAfter accidently being donated to Sunnyside daycare Centre, they are warmly greeted by sweet strawberry Lots-o’-huggin bear and quickly settle in. Unfortunately the kids are not so nice so the toys plan their escape, with disastrous consequences.

The third in the Toy Story series, this Pixar film is a family favourite and perfect for all ages!

Monsters University – 11 September

Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan are an inseparable pair, but that wasn’t always the case. From the moment these two mismatched monsters met they couldn’t stand each other. “Monsters University” unlocks the door to how Mike and Sulley overcame their differences and became the best of friends.

Planes – 28 September

Dusty (voice of Dane Cook), a plane, has dreams of competing as a high-flying air racer. But Dusty’s not exactly built for racing, and he happens to be afraid of heights. So he turns to a seasoned naval aviator, who helps Dusty qualify to take on the defending champ of the race circuit. Dusty’s courage is put to the ultimate test as he aims to reach heights he never dreamed possible, giving a spellbound world the inspiration to soar

 

HEROES

The Hunger Games : Mockingjay Part 1  –  16 September

Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage.

R.I.P.D (Rest In Peace Department)   20 September

R.I.P.D is a 2013 American science fiction action-comedy film starring Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds. Robert Schwentke directed the film based on a screenplay adapted from the comic book Rest in Peace Department by Peter M. Lenkov. The film also stars Kevin Bacon, Mary-Louise Parker and Stephanie Szostak.

Thor : The Dark World  24 September

Thor: The Dark World is a 2013 American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Thor. In Thor: The Dark World, Thor teams up with Loki to save the Nine Realms from the Dark Elves led by the vengeful Malekith, who intends to plunge the universe into darkness.

 

NYC BORN & BRED

NAS : Time is Illmatic   15 September

Time Is Illmatic is a feature length documentary film that delves deep into the making of Nas’ 1994 debut album, Illmatic, and the social conditions that influenced its creation

Rubble Kings – Now Streaming

Through archival footage Nicholson tells the story of the real Warriors that walked the streets of New York City in the 1970s and the harsh reality of gang life in a city that seemed to be falling apart.

 

ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE LAW

Narcos (Season 1) – Now Streaming

This raw, gritty series chronicles the gripping real-life stories of the drug kingpins of the late 1980s and the corroborative efforts of law enforcement to meet them head on in brutal, bloody conflict. It details the many, often-conflicting forces – legal, political, police, military and civilian – that clash in the effort to control cocaine, one of the world’s most valuable commodities.  Narcos stars acclaimed Brazilian actor Wagner Moura (Elite Squad) as Pablo Escobar alongside Boyd Holbrook (Gone Girl) and Pedro Pascal (Game of Thrones) as real-life DEA agents Steve Murphy and Javier Peña. The series also features powerful performances by Colombia’s Juan Pablo Raba (El corazón del océano), British theatre star Joanna Christie (Once), Mexican sensation Stephanie Sigman (also seen later this year in the next Bond instalment, Spectre), Colombian actor Manolo Cardona (Covert Affairs), Brazil’s renowned André Mattos (Elite Squad), beloved Puerto Rican actor Luis Guzman (Boogie Nights) and the stunning Ana de la Reguera (Eastbound & Down) from Mexico.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTLzV79t4wY      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIgSQZvOOoA

LUV – Now Streaming

Vincent, a seemingly upstanding guy takes his nephew for a ride; The shy nephew rides with his uncle over the course of a day and the two form a bond. But when a deal goes wrong and results in exposing Vincent’s secret life their relationship and commitment to one another is tested.

All Things To All Men – Now Streaming

Kidulthood producer George Isaac makes his directorial debut with a story that follows a battle for supremacy between two men on opposite sides of the law. Parker (Rufus Sewell) is head of a maverick police unit who will stop at nothing to end the reign of London crime lord Corso (Gabriel Byrne), but when a Riley (Toby Stephens), a professional thief, is unwittingly drawn into their deadly cat and mouse game, the stakes get higher and the line between law and crime become blurred beyond recognition.

Line of Duty  – Season 1 & 2 – Now Streaming

DS Steve Arnott is transferred to the police anti-corruption unit after the death of a man in a mistaken shooting during a counter-terrorist operation by another cop.  Stars Adrian Dunbar.

The Betrayed – 23 September

The story follows a young woman as she’s put through a psychological journey under the thumb of a mysterious figure who suspects her husband of stealing millions from a crime syndicate.

 

BATTLING INJUSTICE – DOCUMENTARIES

1971 – Now Streaming

1971 is a 2014 American documentary film which focuses on the break-in of an FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania in 1971

Living On One Dollar – Now Streaming

Living on One Dollar follows the journey of four friends as they set out to live on just $1 a day for two months in rural Guatemala. They battle hunger, parasites, and extreme financial stress as they attempt to survive life on the edge

CAPITAL C – Now Streaming

CAPITAL C is the first documentary about crowdfunding. It follows the hopes and dreams as well as the fears and pitfalls of a whole new generation of independent creators, who reach out to the crowd in order to change their lives forever.

Silenced – Now Streaming

Academy Award nominated director James Spione explores Washington’s increasingly draconian response to whistle-blowers, revealing in unprecedented detail the devastating personal toll on those who have questioned official national security policy.

 

STAND UP

Heather McDonald:  I don’t mean to brag – Now Streaming

Heather McDonald just doesn’t hold back on anything, especially when recounting the many ways she attempts to balance fame and family. Really, what’s a mother to do when her young son suggests she gives up chardonnay for Lent? Smart, funny and with a definite edge, her laugh-out-loud irreverent storytelling comes to life in this, her first comedy special.

An Evening with Kevin Smith – 16 September

An Evening with Kevin Smith features is ‘Question and Answer’ sessions with the writer and filmmaker Kevin Smith held with his fans at various American colleges in 2001/2002.  During the sessions, Kevin Smith answers questions regarding his movies, as well as his life. He discusses how he got started in the movie industry, how different films came about, his friendship with Jason Mewes, and his relationship with the media, fans, and various other celebrities.

Matt Braugner : Big Dumb Animal – 18 September         

Matt Braugner proves that there isn’t a correlation between homosexuality and natural disasters.

 

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About the Author

Michael Produced Irelands first Computer game and technology dedicated tv show called "Game On" for Channel 6 Ireland in 2006 and is the Founder of the website Techtv101.com and also Sportsnewsireland.com. Michael has been working in the television industry for the past 16 years with the roles of Producer/ Director, Camera Operator and Editor.



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