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Movie Marathon: Top 5 movie picks of the week

Here are 5 movie picks for the last night of the weekend!


Who doesn’t like movie night? Finding the perfect film to unwind after a busy day is no easy task. With the number of films available on multiple platforms today, finding one that’s right for you isn’t easy. This week has seen some fantastic film releases, and moviegoers have been pleasantly surprised by the variety. A little fantasy, some drama and a lot of horror, there are quite a few picks that have made an impact recently.

As the week comes to an end, wondering what movies you should watch to wrap Sunday night up? Here are some of the most exciting movie picks to look out for.

Hocus Pocus 2

A sequel to the evergreen Hocus pocus, the new fantastical comedy caught the attention of movie lovers worldwide. While critics have commented on the movie’s struggle to retain the original’s magic, the film hits the screen after 29 years, and fans have had a grand time watching it. Actors Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy have not lost their chemistry onscreen and it is a pleasure to watch them together. The original is a favourite Halloween classic for many, and its sequel has also not failed to bring in the emotion of the season. With spells and flying brooms in abundance, the movie is a fun watch for a cosy October night. You can watch the movie exclusively on Disney Plus.

Don’t Worry Darling

After a fair share of controversy and drama made throughout the film’s making and release, Don’t Worry Darling has been reviewed to be a decent watch with phenomenal acting on the part of Florence Pugh. The movie will tinker with your thoughts and draw you to a world that is removed from your reality. The Harry Styles starrer will continue to be the talk of the town for a little longer, give the movie a watch to join in on the conversation. Don’t Worry Darling is playing in theatres now and is not available on streaming platforms yet.

Ponniyin Selvan: I

With a star cast that has everyone thrilled, the movie does not fail to bring grandeur and excellent cinematography to the screens. The film, based on the historical fiction novel of the same name, was directed by the well-renowned Mani Ratnam. Adding to reasons to not miss out on watching the movie, the music has been made by the legendary AR Rahman. While audiences have been left a little upset after an incomplete ending and the promise of an undated sequel, it is definitely worth a watch for the awe-inspiring cinematic experience.


Blonde is a movie that was much awaited by Monroe fans all around the globe. While the film has been receiving harsh criticism for its portrayal of women, it still holds its position in Netflix’s Top 10 globally. The movie is fiction and is based on Joyce Carol Oates’s 2000 novel of the same name. Whether you want to join the conversations on the film or find out what all this is about, you can watch the movie on Netflix!


This horror and psychological thriller made the news with its exciting marketing techniques, and it is a must-watch for lovers of the genre. Critics have had many good things to say about the movie, including praise for the director and cast: “With a steady hand as director, an idea that we’ve seen versions of before and a terrific cast, Smile made an impression on me (and a good one at that), and it’s got me excited about what comes next from both director Finn and lead actor Bacon” says Steven Prokopy of Third Coast Review. Looking for something gory and scary? This is the movie for you.

Enjoy the last of your weekend with the perfect movie to get your week started!

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