TV & Movies

Your Complete Guide To Every Must-See Movie This October

By Albert Cho
1st Oct 2018

Must-See Movies This October

October is here and Halloween season is upon us! Trick-or-treating and dressing up aren’t the only things to look forward to this month—grab that popcorn and head to the movies. Expect intense, spooky films as well as rom-coms, fashion and more. 

Here's the best films out this October. 



4 October 2018

Start the month of movies strong with Beast, directed by Michael Pearce. It tells the story a young woman who builds the strength and courage to flee from her oppressive household from the help of a man she recently met. Little does she know that this man is under suspicion for the murder cases around town and she will do whatever it takes to protect his name.


4 October 2018

You can never go wrong with some Marvel. Say hello to the newest addition to the collection, Venom. Starring Oscar-nominated actor and actress, Tom Hardy and Michelle Williams, this Spiderman spin-off is definitely one to watch. The team of producers includes the iconic Avi Arad who was behind the X-Men series and Fantastic Four just to name a few and it will be a biggie. Join the adventures ahead of Eddie Brock as he develops superpowers after becoming a host to an alien parasite.

A Star Is Born

18 October 2018

A Star Is Born is one of the most highly anticipated musical romantic dramas of the year. Not only will pop icon Lady Gaga be playing the female lead but Hollywood heartthrob Bradley Cooper will be directing, acting AND singing. Watch these two musicians' love story go through its ups and downs as they face success as musicians in the spotlight. This film showcases the struggles that come with being under the limelight and how much it can take a toll on a relationship.

First Man

11 October 2018

Speaking of Hollywood heartthrobs, we couldn’t forget to mention this movie. First Man stars Ryan Gosling who wooed us over in his performance in The Notebook. This time, Ryan Gosling isn’t playing a heartless romantic. Instead, he’s taking on the big role of Neil R. Armstrong, the first man to step foot on to the moon. First Man will explore the sacrifices and costs for Neil Armstrong to gain the epic achievement of being the first man to touch base on the moon and you'll be in for an emotional rollercoaster.

Bad Times At The El Royale

11 October 2018

From the writer and director of the fairly recent and iconic horror film Cabin In The Woods, Drew Goddard has come back with his new film, Bad Times At The El Royale. It tells the story of seven strangers who meet at an abandoned hotel near Lake Tahoe. Each person has a deep dark secret they are trying to bury but this proves to be harder than they predicted.


18 October 2018

Here it is, the type of October movie you’ve all been waiting for. Just by judging from the title of the film, Halloween is an absolute must for anybody and everybody this month. Our fave mum from Freaky Friday, Jamie Lee Curtis will be playing the role of Laurie Strode. After surviving an attack from Michael Myers on Halloween night who was captured and locked up in an institution, Laurie lived a smooth life of 40 years. That is until Michael escapes to complete some unfinished business but this time, Laurie is ready.

Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist

11 October 2018

Anyone who knows the basics of fashion know the name Vivienne Westwood. The British designer has not only made a name for herself through her creative fashion pieces but also her spicy, strong and assertive personality. Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist showcases the world-famous fashion designer as a three-dimensional, regular human being as they document on her past in the 1970 protests and what she had to do to build her empire. 


25 October 2018

Most popular for her flawless performance as Susie Salmon from Lovely Bones, Saoirse Ronan is back with the highly anticipated film, Seagull. This drama film is based on the play written by Anton Chekhov. Join the film characters on their weekend away at the lakeside Russian estate and unpack a whole lot of issues that are related to love, drama and realisations of ways to live a more purposeful life.

Image Credit: Bad Times At The El Royale

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