New Movies On Netflix And In Theaters This Week (11/2-11/9)
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With Halloween out of the way, the next couple of months are set to be filled with seasonal releases as we head towards the holidays. First out of the gate is Disney's The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, which continues the studio's run of big budget live-action updates of classic fairy tales. This one isn't perhaps an obvious hit in the same way that some of its family releases are--and it's notable that the studio is keeping Mary Poppins Returns for nearer Christmas. But with an all-star cast and the wide family appeal of Disney, don't count it out to do very well across the globe.
The recent success of A Star is Born has shown that there is a big market for music-led dramas, and there is plenty of interest in the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, which is already out in the UK and opens in the US this Friday. The reviews have been mixed, but Queen's music remains hugely popular across several generations and there is continued fascination with frontman Freddie Mercury.
The week's other releases include the rap battle satire Bodied in the US and the anime fantasy Mirai, which arrives in UK theaters, ahead of a US release later this month. And cinema buffs will want to make sure they check out The Other Side of the Wind, the legendary final movie from Orson Welles that has been completed after more than 40 years and makes its debut on Netflix. And of course, this being the start of the month, Netflix will also be packed with content that’s new to the service, so expect to find some older movie must-sees in there too. So here's the week's new releases in the both the US and UK, in both theaters and on streaming...