Watchlist: 10 Best Movies and TV Shows to Catch in September

An exciting mix of popcorn and prestige.

Feeling FOMO seeing all the Fall film festival content? Don’t be. While we can’t physically take you to Telluride or Toronto, we have curated the best movies and TV shows debuting this month that are worth your time and money, including Netflix’s El Conde, which just made its splashy premiere at the Venice International Film Festival. Here’s what to watch in September 2023.

The Nun 2

Premieres 7th September in Cinemas

Valak is back! The demonic nun continues to terrorise the mortals at the church and Sister Irene is once again forced to go up against her. Taking place in 1956 France, the latest instalment in the multibillion-dollar The Conjuring franchise unfolds with the murder of a priest that causes a chain reaction as evil begins to spread. Brace yourself for more jump scares.

Watch the trailer here.

The Changeling

Premieres 8th September on Apple TV+

If you’re looking for a mind-bending, horror-adjacent watch, then look no further. The Changeling is an eight-part series based on the acclaimed novel by Victor LaValle. Starring Academy Award nominee LaKeith Stanfield, the show is a parable of parenthood in the 21st century that will take viewers on a journey through an enchanted New York City you didn’t know existed.

Watch the trailer here.

The Morning Show (Season 3)

Premieres 13th September on Apple TV+

Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon are back in the girl-boss mode and we are here for it. The third season of The Morning Show raises the stakes higher when a tech titan looks to acquire UBA. With Aniston’s Alex Levy fighting a losing battle for a seat at the table and Witherspoon’s Bradley Jackson seemingly crossing the ethical line, the future of the network is thrown into question.

Watch the trailer here.

A Haunting in Venice

Premieres 14th September in Cinemas

Renowned detective Hercule Poirot returns to the silver screen for another mystery only he can solve. A Haunting in Venice takes the whodunnit genre into the supernatural realm as Poirot finds himself at a dilapidated palazzo for a séance that soon goes awry. Set in post-World War II Venice on All Hallows’ Eve, the thriller combines gore and glamour to a stunning effect.  

Watch the trailer here.

El Conde

Premieres 15th September on Netflix

Everybody say “Thank you Netflix” for bringing a little bit of the Venice Film Festival to us. Pablo Larraín’s El Conde, which premiered to a rapturous reception, is set to hit the streaming service this month. Reimagining Augusto Pinochet, a symbol of world fascism, as a vampire, the satirical dark comedy kicks into high gear when Pinochet decides to put an end to his eternal life.

Watch the trailer here.

The Super Models

Premieres 20th September on Apple TV+

There’s a reason why Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista, and Christy Turlington are hailed as the “super” models and this four-part documentary series will tell you why. Giving viewers access to the fashion icons beyond the catwalk, The Super Models travels back to the 1980s when four women from different corners of the world united in New York.

Watch the trailer here.

Sex Education (Season 4)

Premieres 21st September on Netflix

Class is back in session and in the first period, we have Sex Education. In the fourth and final season of the series, Otis and Eric open a new chapter at Cavendish Sixth Form College following the closure of Moordale Secondary. The dynamic duo, however, are in for a rude awakening as the new college is even more progressive than they’re used to.

Watch the trailer here.

The Worst of Evil

Premieres 27th September on Disney+ Hotstar

Calling all fans of crime drama! There’s a new show on Disney+ Hotstar that you won’t want to miss. The Worst of Evil is a 12-episode series that takes us to the underbelly of 1990s Seoul where a popular new drug “Gangnam Crystal” starts making its rounds in the city’s nightclubs and a rural officer is tasked to bring the gang behind the craze down from the inside.

Watch the trailer here.

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar

Premieres 27th September on Netflix

Fresh off the Asteroid City success just months ago, Wes Anderson comes back with another masterpiece that is The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar. Adapted from a beloved Roald Dahl story, the short film follows an affluent man who hears about a guru who can see without using his eyes and sets out to acquire the same skill in order to cheat at gambling.

Watch the trailer here.

The Creator

Premieres 28th September in Cinemas

The Creator updates the man-versus-machine premise with the rising forces of artificial intelligence. John David Washington’s ex-special forces agent Joshua is recruited to eliminate the architect who has developed an armament that could end the war and mankind itself. But here’s the quandary: the weapon he’s been instructed to destroy comes in the form of a young child.

Watch the trailer here.