The best movies and TV shows coming to HBO, Hulu, Apple TV+ and more in October | ET REALITY


‘The Caine Mutiny Court Martial’
Transmission begins: October 6

William Friedkin’s latest film is both an adaptation of Herman Wouk’s provocative 1953 play “The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial” (updated to modern times by Friedkin, who wrote the screenplay) and a summary of the fascination of his entire directorial career along the line. between legal authority and raw power, as seen in his classic films “The French Connection” and “To Live and Die in LA.” Jason Clarke plays Lieutenant Barney Greenwald, a Navy lawyer who defends Lieutenant Stephen Maryk, who defied orders and relieved his commander. Lieutenant Commander Officer. Phillip Queeg (Kiefer Sutherland) on duty during a storm. Although confined primarily to a courtroom setting, the film is a thrilling showcase of acting; and like the play, it plays on the audience’s sympathies, raising questions about how justice is properly done in a case involving the rigid military chain of command.

‘Frasier’ Season 1
Transmission begins: October 12 °

Kelsey Grammer returns to her most famous role, in a sequel series surrounding prickly psychiatrist Frasier Crane with a mostly new cast of characters. Crane returns to Boston from Seattle and becomes involved in the lives of his son, Freddy (Jack Cutmore-Scott), and his nephew, David (Anders Keith). Freddy is a lot like Frasier’s father, Martin, gruff and unassuming, while David has the same dry wit and nervous energy as Frasier’s brother, Niles. Like the old “Frasier,” this new one traffics in farce, with comedy fueled by misunderstandings and personality clashes.

‘Travel companions’
Transmission begins: October 27th

This historical romance tells a story that spans from the 1950s to the 1980s, charting a love story between two political consultants whose lives are affected by changing times. Matt Bomer plays Hawkins Fuller, a smart and politically flexible congressional aide who has an affair with Tim Laughlin (Jonathan Bailey), a right-wing speechwriter who admires Joseph McCarthy. Their relationship spans decades, from the more permissive ’60s and ’70s to the conservative resurgence of the Reagan era. Adapted by Oscar-nominated “Philadelphia” screenwriter Ron Nyswaner from a novel by Thomas Mallon, “Fellow Travelers” is peppered with real-life historical figures and explicitly erotic sex scenes, illustrating how basic human needs can be undone by political expediency.

Also arriving:

October 5th
“Monster High 2”

October 6
“Pet Sematary: Bloodlines”

October 10th
“Painkiller: The Tylenol Murders”

October 16

October the 17th

October 24th
“Milli Vanilli”

‘John Carpenter’s Suburban Screams’
Transmission begins: October 13

Influential filmmaker and genre composer John Carpenter lends his name, his music, and, in one episode, his directing talents to this hybrid anthology series, combining true crime and horror. Each episode is based on interviews with ordinary people who experienced something extraordinary, encountering real evil in the form of monsters, murderers and unexplained phenomena in their seemingly placid neighborhoods. The interviews provide the basic details of these stories; and then most of each episode of “Suburban Screams” consists of long reenactments that have the feel of an ’80s horror movie, as if Carpenter’s “Halloween” were a documentary.

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