New This Month for Streaming, October 2022

 

Mr. Harrigan’s Phone  (Netflix) Rated PG-13
Release Date: Oct 2

When Mr. Harrigan dies, Craig, the teen who befriended and did odd jobs for him, puts his smart phone in his pocket before burial. When the lonely youth sends his dead friend a message, he is shocked to get a return text. Starring Donald Sutherland, Jaeden Martell, Joe Tippett, Colin O’Brien

Prince Andrew: Banished (Peacock) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: Oct 5

Follow Prince Andrew, whose behavior brought scandal and disgrace to the royal family. Pushing him into the sex offenders Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell, and then into a sex trafficking scandal that threatens the House of Windsor. Starring Dickie Arbiter, Susan Barrantes, Princess Beatrice

Monster High: The Movie (Paramount+) Rated TV-PG
Release Date: Oct 6

Follows a half human and half werewolf, as she finally finds a place where she fits, but, when a devious plan to destroy Monster High threatens to reveal her identity, she must learn to embrace her true monster heart and save the day. Starring Miia Harris, Ceci Balagot, Nayah Damasen

Deadstream (Shudder) Rated NR
Release Date: Oct 6

A disgraced internet personality attempts to win back his followers by livestreaming one night alone in a haunted house. But when he accidentally pisses off a vengeful spirit, his big comeback event becomes a real-time fight for his life. Starring Joseph Winter, Melanie Stone, Jason K. Wixom

A Friend of the Family: Limited Series  (Peacock) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: Oct 6

Tells the harrowing true story of the Broberg family, whose daughter Jan was kidnapped multiple times over a period of years by a charismatic, obsessed family “friend.” Starring Jake Lacy, Colin Hanks, Anna Paquin, Hendrix Yancey

The Midnight Club (Netflix) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: Oct. 7

The Midnight Club follows a group of eight terminally ill patients at Brightcliffe Hospice, who begin to gather together at midnight to share scary stories. Starring Iman Benson, Igby Rigney, Ruth Codd, Annarah Cymone

Luckiest Girl Alive (Netflix) Rated R
Release Date: Oct 7

A woman in New York, who seems to have things under control, is faced with a trauma that makes her life unravel. Starring Mila Kunis, Chiara Aurelia, Finn Wittrock, Connie Britton

The Redeem Team (Netflix) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: Oct 7

Follows the story of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball team and how “The Redeem Team” set a new standard for American basketball. Starring LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony, Carlos Boozer

Oddballs (Netflix) Rated TV-Y7
Release Date: Oct 7

It tells the story of James. His observations on life fuel his comedic rants at everyday inconveniences and elevates them to absurd heights. Starring James Rallison, Julian Gant, Kimberly Brooks

Hellraiser (Hulu) Rated R
Release Date: Oct 7

A take on Clive Barker’s 1987 horror classic where a young woman struggling with addiction comes into possession of an ancient puzzle box, unaware that its purpose is to summon the Cenobites. Starring Odessa A’zion, Jamie Clayton, Adam Faison

Catherine Called Birdy  (Prime) Rated PG-13
Release Date: Oct 7

A 14 year old girl in medieval England navigates through life and avoiding potential suitors her father has in mind. Starring Bella Ramsey, Billie Piper, Andrew Scott, Lesley Sharp

Nailed It!: Season 7 (Netflix) Rated TV-PG
Release Date: Oct 7

Home bakers with a terrible track record take a crack at re- creating edible masterpieces for a $10,000 prize. It’s part reality contest, part hot mess. Starring Nicole Byer, Jacques Torres, Weston Bahr, Charity George

Hello, Jack! The Kindness Show: Season 2 (Apple TV+) Rated TV-Y
Release Date: Oct 7

Invites preschoolers into a world where a little act of kindness can change the world. Starring Markita Prescott, Teagan Johnson, Jack McBrayer

The Problem With Jon Stewart: Season 2 (Apple TV+) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: Oct 7

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the world’s problems. It’s harder to pinpoint the systems responsible for creating them. In this series, Jon Stewart brings together people impacted by different parts of a problem to discuss how we come up with change. Starring Jon Stewart, Chelsea Devantez, Brinda Adhikari, Reza Riazi

The Festival of Troubadours (Netflix) Rated TV-14
Release Date: Oct 8

An unexpected reunion between a traveling musician and his son opens old wounds as the two set out on a long journey to a troubadour festival. Starring Kivanç Tatlitug, Settar Tanriögen, Çinar Babiz

My Life is Murder: Season 3 (Acorn TV) Rated TV-14
Release date: Oct 10

My Life is Murder follows the adventures of fearless private investigator Alexa Crowe, who solves the most baffling crimes as well as coping with the frustrations of everyday life. Starring Lucy Lawless, Ebony Vagulans, Rawiri Jobe, Joseph Naufahu

I Love You, You Hate Me (Peacock) Rated TV-14
Release Date: Oct 12

Follow Barney the dinosaur’s furious reaction and what he says about the human need to hate. Something in American society was broken and never came back, or is it just who we were all along? Starring Steve Burns, Bill Nye, Bob West, Pia Manalo Hamilton

Easy-Bake Battle: The Home Cooking Competition (Netflix) Rated TV-PG
Release Date: Oct 12

Inspired by Hasbro’s iconic Easy-Bake Oven, features skilled home cooks who must compete against each other using their most ingenious kitchen hacks to prove who can make the easiest, fastest, and most delicious food. Starring Antoni Porowski, Haley Herridge, Kristen Kish, Jacques Torres

Dario Argento’s Dark Glasses (Shudder) Rated NR
Release Date: Oct 13

Diana, a young woman who lost her sight, finds a guide in a Chinese boy named Chin. Together they will track down a dangerous killer through the darkness of Italy. Starring Ilenia Pastorelli, Asia Argento, Andrea Gherpelli

She Will (Shudder) Rated NR
Release Date: Oct 13

An aging film star retreats to the Scottish countryside with her nurse to recover from surgery. While there, mysterious forces of revenge emerge from the land where witches were burned. Starring Malcolm McDowell, Alice Krige, Amy Manson

The Curse of Bridge Hollow  (Netflix) Rated TV-14
Release Date: Oct 14

A teenage girl, who accidentally releases an ancient and mischievous spirit on Halloween which causes decorations to come alive and wreak havoc, must team up with the last person she’d want to in order to save their town – her father. Starring Priah Ferguson, Lauren Lapkus, Marlon Wayans, Nia Vardalos

Halloween Ends  (Peacock) Rated R
Release Date: Oct 14

The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode comes to a spine-chilling climax in this final installment of this trilogy. Starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Andi Matichak, James Jude Courtney

Shantaram: Season 1 (Apple TV+) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: Oct 14

A heroin addict incarcerated for a robbery escapes prison and reinvents himself as a doctor in the slums of Bombay; his ties to the crime underworld there lead him to Afghanistan, where he partners with a mob boss locked in a battle with Russian criminals. Starring Fayssal Bazzi, Sujaya Dasgupta, Antonia Desplat, Elham Ehsas

Martha Gardens: Season 1  (Roku) Rated NR
Release Date: Oct 14

With it’s acres of gardens, pastures, orchards, greenhouses, and animals, Martha Stewart’s Bedford Farm serves as the backdrop for her gardening lessons and tips. Starring Martha Stewart

Rosaline (Hulu) Rated PG-13
Release Date: Oct 14

A comedic retelling of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” told from the point of view of Romeo’s jilted ex, Rosaline, the woman Romeo first claims to love before he falls for Juliet. Starring Kaitlyn Dever, Isabela Merced, Sean Teale, Kyle Allen

Everything Calls for Salvation (Netflix) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: Oct 14

A young man spends a week in a psychiatric ward, where he meets five other patients and must contend with research-happy doctors and cynical nurses. Starring Federico Cesari, Fotinì Peluso, Andrea Pennacchi

The Paloni Show! Halloween Special! (Netflix) Rated NR
Release Date: Oct 17

Follows Leroy, Reggie, and Cheruce Paloni as they host a Halloween Special full of spooky shorts from a group of up-and-coming animators. Starring Pamela Adlon, Justin Roiland, Kari Wahlgren

Somebody Feed Phil: Season 6 (Netflix) Rated TV-14
Release Date: Oct 18

Phil travels around the world sampling food and tradition with friends and a sense of humor. Starring Phil Rosenthal, Monica Horan, Judy Gold

Gabriel Iglesias: Stadium Fluffy Live From Los Angeles  (Netflix) Rated NR
Release Date: Oct 18

Features Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias as he talks about growing up in Los Angeles, an attempt at extortion towards him, and where he holds the record for receiving the highest fine on stage. Starring Gabriel Iglesias

The School for Good and Evil (Netflix) Rated PG-13
Release Date: Oct 19

Best friends Sophie and Agatha find themselves on opposing sides of an epic battle when they’re swept away into an enchanted school where aspiring heroes and villains are trained to protect the balance between Good and Evil. Starring : Sophia Anne Caruso, Sofia Wylie, Cate Blanchett, Kerry Washington

The Good Nurse (Netflix) Rated R
Release Date: Oct 26

An infamous caregiver is implicated in the deaths of hundreds of hospital patients. Starring Jessica Chastain, Eddie Redmayne, Kim Dickens, Noah Emmerich

Documentary Now!: Season 4 (AMC+) Rated TV-14
Release Date: Oct 19

Documentary Now parodies the current obsession with documentaries. Season one features six different stories and stylistic approaches paying tribute to the doc format. Starring Helen Mirren, Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, Deb Hiett

The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks  (Peacock) Rated TV-PG
Release Date: Oct 19

The unexpected story of Parks and her life beyond the historic bus boycott, revealing the intent behind her activism, her radical politics and her courage. Starring Patrisse Cullors, LisaGay Hamilton, Ericka Huggins

One of Us Is Lying: Season 2 (Peacock) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: Oct 20

A brain, an athlete, a princess, a criminal and a “basket case” walk into detention–but only the first four make it out alive. Starring Melissa Collazo, Annalisa Cochrane, Chibuikem Uche, Marianly Tejada

V/H/S/99  (Shudder) Rated NR
Release Date: Oct 20

Witness a hellish vision of 1999, as social isolation, analog technology and disturbing home videos fuse into a nightmare of found footage savagery. Starring Verona Blue, Dashiell Derrickson, Tybee Diskin

Wendell & Wild (Netflix) Rated PG-13
Release Date: Oct 21

Two scheming demon brothers, Wendell and Wild, enlist the aid of 13-year-old Kat Elliot to summon them to the Land of the Living. Starring Lyric Ross, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele

My Policeman (Amazon) Rated R
Release Date: Oct 21

The arrival of Patrick into Marion and Tom’s home triggers the exploration of seismic events from 40 years previously. Starring Gina McKee, Linus Roache, Rupert Everett

Descendant (Netflix) Rated PG
Release Date: Oct 21

Follows descendants of the survivors from the Clotilda, the last ship that carried enslaved Africans to the United States, as they reclaim their story. Starring Margaret Brown, Kyle Martin Margaret Brown Essie Chambers, Margaret Brown Kern Jackson, Geoffrey Richman Michael Bloch

From Scratch (Netflix) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: Oct 21

An American woman falls in love with a Sicilian man while studying abroad in Italy. Starring Zoe Saldana, Eugenio Mastrandrea, Roberta Rigano, Saad Siddiqui

Raymond & Ray (Apple+) Rated R
Release Date: Oct 21

Half brothers Raymond and Ray reunite when their estranged father dies – and discover that his final wish was for them to dig his grave. Together, they process who they’ve become as men, both because of their father and in spite of him. Starring Ethan Hawke, Maribel Verdú, Ewan McGregor

Ghostwriter: Season 3 (Apple TV+) Rated TV-G
Release Date: Oct 21

When a ghost haunts a neighborhood bookstore and starts releasing fictional characters into the real world, four kids must team up to solve an exciting mystery surrounding the ghost’s unfinished business. Starring J. Santiago Suárez, Isaac Arellanes, Hannah Levinson

Acapulco: Season 2 (Apple TV+) Rated TV-14
Release Date: Oct 21

A young Mexican man’s dream comes true when he gets the job of a lifetime at the hottest resort in Acapulco. But he soon realizes the job is far more complicated than he ever imagined. Starring Enrique Arrizon, Fernando Carsa, Damián Alcázar, Camila Perez

Argentina, 1985 (Prime) Rated R
Release Date: Oct 21

A team of lawyers take on the heads of Argentina’s bloody military dictatorship during the 1980s in a battle against odds and a race against time. Starring Ricardo Darín, Gina Mastronicola, Francisco Bertín, Santiago Armas Estevarena

Guillermo Del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities (Netflix) Rated NR
Release Date: Oct 25

This anthology of sinister stories is told by some of today’s most revered horror creators, including the directors of The Babadook, Splice, Mandy, and many more. Starring Kevin Keppy, Lize Johnston, Megan Many, Ish Morris

The Mysterious Benedict Society: Season 2 (Disney+) Rated TV-PG
Release Date: Oct 26

A group of gifted orphans are recruited by an eccentric, benefactor to go on a secret mission. Starring Gia Sandhu, Mystic Inscho, Seth Carr

True Crime Story: Indefensible (AMC+) Rated NR
Release Date: Oct 27

Jena Friedman travels the country in this true crime series. It’s less of a whodunit and more of a “Why does this keep happening?” show. She digs deep to learn how these cases reveal the flaws in our sometimes dysfunctional criminal justice system. Starring Jim Rathmann, Jena Friedman

All Quiet on the Western Front (Netflix) Rated R
Release Date: Oct 28

A young German soldier’s terrifying experiences and distress on the western front during World War I. Starring Daniel Brühl, Albrecht Schuch, Sebastian Hülk, Edin Hasanovic

Milk Street’s Cooking School (Roku) Rated NR
Release Date: Oct 28

Christopher Kimball seeks to inspire home cooks to try new techniques, ingredients, and tools. Starring Christopher Kimball

Drink Masters: Season 1 (Netflix) Rated NR
Release Date: Oct 28

Twelve innovative mixologists from around the world infuse, stir and blend through a series of high-stakes cocktail challenges to win a life-changing prize and the title of The Ultimate Drink Master. Starring Tone Bell, Frankie Solarik, Julie Reiner

Big Mouth: Season 6 (Netflix) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: Oct 28

Teenage friends find their lives upended by the wonders and horrors of puberty. Starring Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, Jessi Klein, Jason Mantzoukas

Resurrection  (Shudder) Rated NR
Release Date: Oct 28

Margaret’s life is in order. She is capable, disciplined and successful. Everything is under control until David returns – that is – carrying with him the horrors of Margaret’s past. Starring Rebecca Hall, Tim Roth, Grace Kaufman

Synopsis by IMDB.

 

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