Spring has sprung and September is here! And as always, with a new month comes a whole new selection of films, TV shows, console games and more that can be found in your local library! Let’s check out some of the popular titles being released this September.
Godzilla: King of the Monsters
M | Action | September 11
The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. When these ancient super-species–thought to be mere myths–rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity’s very existence hanging in the balance.
Cast: Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum
MA15+ | Action | September 18
Super-assassin John Wick has a $14 million price tag on his head after killing a member of the High Table, the shadowy international assassins’ guild. Now excommunicado and with an army of the world’s most ruthless hit men and women on his trail, John must find a way to survive.
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Ian McShane
MIB: Men in Black – International
M | Action | September 25
The Men in Black have expanded to cover the globe but so have the villains of the universe. To keep everyone safe, decorated Agent H and determined rookie M join forces–an unlikely pairing that just might work. When aliens that can take the form of any human arrive on Earth, H and M embark on a globe-trotting adventure to save the agency–and ultimately the world–from their mischievous plans.
Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Kumail Nanjiani
M | Action | September 25
This is the story of one of the X-Men’s most beloved characters, Jean Grey, as she evolves into the iconic Dark Phoenix. During a life-threatening rescue mission in space, Jean is hit by a cosmic force that transforms her into one of the most powerful mutants of all. Wrestling with this increasingly unstable power as well as her own personal demons, Jean spirals out of control, tearing the X-Men family apart and threatening to destroy the very fabric of our planet.
Cast: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence
M | Drama | September 18
Joan Stanley is a widow living out a quiet retirement in the suburbs when, shockingly, the British Secret Service places her under arrest. The charge: providing classified scientific information – including details on the building of the atomic bomb – to the Soviet government for decades. As the interrogation gets underway, Joan relives the dramatic events that shaped her life and her beliefs.
Cast: Judi Dench, Sophie Cookson, Stephen Campbell Moore
M | Horror | September 18
A contemporary re-imagining of the 1988 horror classic, Child’s Play follows Karen, a single mother who gifts her son Andy a Buddi doll, unaware of its more sinister nature. Child’s Play is directed by Lars Klevberg (Polaroid) from a screenplay by Tyler Burton Smith and produced by Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg of KatzSmith Productions (It, It: Chapter Two)
Cast: Aubrey Plaza, Mark Hamill, Tim Matheson
MA15+ | Drama | September 4
Monte and his baby daughter are the last survivors of a damned and dangerous mission to deep space. The crew, death-row inmates, led by a doctor with sinister motives, has vanished. As the mystery of what happened on-board the ship is unravelled, father and daughter must rely on each other to survive as they hurtle toward the oblivion of a black hole.
Cast: Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, André Benjamin
PG | Adventure | September 18
Aladdin is a lovable street urchin who meets Princess Jasmine, the beautiful daughter of the sultan of Agrabah. While visiting her exotic palace, Aladdin stumbles upon a magic oil lamp that unleashes a powerful, wisecracking, larger-than-life genie. As Aladdin and the genie start to become friends, they must soon embark on a dangerous mission to stop the evil sorcerer Jafar from overthrowing young Jasmine’s kingdom.
Cast: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott
Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion
PG | Animated | September 25
Asterix and Obelix embark on a quest across Gaul looking for a young druid worthy of learning the secret of the magic potion – a formula which has helped keep their village safe against Julius Cesar and his invading army. However, once Asterix and Obelix begin their quest, all hell breaks loose at home as the Romans start attacking the village, and an evil wizard named Demonix does everything he can to steal the potion’s secret recipe for himself.
Cast: Christian Clavier, Guillaume Briat, Alex Lutz
Here Comes the Grump
PG | Animated | September 25
A magical family adventure story that sees a young boy called Terry whisked away to the colourful Kingdom of Groovynham. The evil wizard Grump has cast a spell of gloom over the land and as such, smiling and laughter are now a thing of the past. Terry must travel to the Kingdom in search of a spell that will help get everyone’s happy back and along the way help Princess Dawn, outwit all manner of strange and wonderful creatures and try and embrace a little thing called ‘change’….
Cast: Toby Kebbell, Lily Collins, Keith Wickham
Young Sheldon: Season 2
M | Comedy | September 4
For young Sheldon Cooper, being a once-in-a-generation mind capable of advanced mathematics and science isn’t always helpful in East Texas. And while the vulnerable, gifted and somewhat naive Sheldon deals with the world, his very normal family must find a way to deal with him.
True Detective: Season 3
MA15+ | Crime | September 4
A story of obsession: Arkansas detective Wayne Hays (Mahershala Ali) spends decades investigating the crime that changed his life–the murder of a young boy and the disappearance of the boy’s sister–as the HBO drama slips between three separate time periods in 1980, 1990 and 2015.
The Final Quarter
PG | Documentary | September 4
Adam Goodes was a champion AFL footballer and Indigenous leader. In the final three years of his playing career he became a lightning rod for a heated public debate and widespread media commentary that divided the nation. The cheers became boos as football crowds turned on him. Using only archival footage, this documentary holds a mirror to Australia and is an opportunity to reconsider what happened on and off the football field.
Jean Paul Gaultier: Freak and Chic
M | Documentary | September 4
In an all access look behind-the-scenes, Jean Paul Galtier: Freak & Chic follows the exceptional and ambitious 2-years in the making of Gaultier’s glamorous cabaret, which will plunge viewers into the eccentric and often provocative universe of this iconic genius.
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