Watchlist: 10 Best Movies And TV Shows To Catch In November

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David Fincher. Hayao Miyazaki. Ridley Scott. The masters of their craft are coming out in full force this month, taking over both the big and small screens. But if genre films are not your cup of tea, fret not! There are also concert films, reality TV programmes, and superhero flicks that will keep you glued to your seat all month long. Here’s a list of what to watch this November.

Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour

Premieres 3rd November in Cinemas

Losing out on The Eras Tour tickets hurts. You can’t just shake it off. Fortunately, pop icon Taylor Swift is also a savvy entrepreneur who sees that there’s a lucrative business to be made by packaging the concert as a theatrical experience. Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour debuts this month and Swifties can now belt out all the hit songs, from Love Story to Anti-Hero, to their hearts’ content.

Watch the trailer here.


Premieres 3rd November on Apple TV+

Could one person be in love with two people? Jessie Buckley’s Anna reassesses the idea of tech-stamped true love in Christos Nikou’s sci-fi romance and first English-language feature Fingernails. Unsure of her present relationship, she decides to take a position at a love-testing institute where she meets Riz Ahmed’s Amir who is seemingly stuck in the same situation. 

Watch the trailer here.

The Marvels

Premieres 9th November in Cinemas

The new addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe brings Carol Danvers aka Captain Marvel back to the forefront. The story kicks into gear when her duties lead her to an anomalous wormhole linked to a Kree revolutionary which in turn makes her powers entangled with that of Kamala Khan aka Ms. Marvel and S.A.B.E.R. astronaut Captain Monica Rambeau.

Watch the trailer here.

The Killer

Premieres 10th November on Netflix

No one does thrillers quite like David Fincher. The Killer, a story about an assassin who goes on an international manhunt against his employers after a fateful near-miss, captures the same dark sensibilities he exhibited in Gone Girl and Zodiac. Adapted from a 1998 graphic novel by Alexis “Matz” Nolent and Luc Jacamon, the film stars award-winning actor Michael Fassbender.

Watch the trailer here.

Jinny’s Kitchen: Team Building

Premieres 12th November on Prime Video

If you couldn’t get enough of Jinny’s Kitchen, you’re in luck. The reality TV show is getting a spin-off with Lee Seo-jin, Jung Yu-mi, Park Seo-jun, Choi Woo-shik, and V of BTS all returning to the pantry. In two special episodes, cast members participate in games and challenges to improve teamwork and communication after previously running a Korean snack restaurant in Bacalar, Mexico.

Watch the trailer here.

A Murder at the End of the World

Premieres 15th November on Disney+ Hotstar

Another dark and brooding whodunnit? Sign us up. A Murder at the End of the World is a Gen Z-fied Agatha Christie-esque mystery that follows aspiring detective Darby Hart who, like the other eight invitees, finds herself at an enigmatic billionaire’s lavish lair in the middle of nowhere. This edge-of-your-seat limited series stars Emma Corin and Harris Dickinson.

Watch the trailer here.

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

Premieres 17th November in Cinemas

The much-anticipated prequel to the Hunger Games franchise is finally here. The new chapter follows a young Coriolanus Snow, years before he becomes the tyrannical President of Panem, who is assigned to mentor the tribute from District 12, Lucy Gray Baird. They would soon prove to be a formidable pair as they combine their instincts for showmanship and newfound political proficiency.

Watch the trailer here.

Squid Game: The Challenge

Premieres 22nd November on Netflix

South Korean series Squid Game is now a reality competition. Following the format of the premise to a T—minus the killings, obviously—Squid Game: The Challenge will see 456 players fight to the metaphorical death for the USD4.56 million prize. With each game that unfolds, players are tempted to form strategies and alliances, which may or may not lead to cruel betrayals.

Watch the trailer here.

The Boy and the Heron

Premieres 30th November in Cinemas

Hayao Miyazaki is back with another masterpiece. In his latest directorial outing, The Boy and the Heron, the toon auteur centres his narrative on 12-year-old Mahito Maki. Trying to settle down in a new town, Mahito encounters a talking heron who insists that his mother is still alive. The revelation soon takes him to an abandoned tower and later an alternate universe brimming with magic.

Watch the trailer here.


Premieres 30th November in Cinemas

It has been a minute since moviegoers are treated to a good historical epic—Napoleon looks to change that. Orchestrated by the director that brought us Gladiator and Black Hawk Down, Ridley Scott, the Joaquin Phoenix-led actioner chronicles French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte’s unsparing journey to power, which involves his visionary military and political tactics.

Watch the trailer here.