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August: What to Watch in the cinema and on Netflix

August is a strange month. Even though it is Autumn it doesn’t feel like Autumn. It still feels like Summer. That is reflected in the movies that get released in August as they are still regarded as Summer Blockbusters.

As well as the long awaited Marvel’s The Defenders there are some old classics appearing on Netflix this month including The Matrix Franchise, a Cinderella Story and Wild Wild West.

Check out all the best movies and TV shows in the Cinema and on Netflix this August Below


4th August – 6 Days

Based on a true story of a man taking over the Iran embassy in London and holding everyone in the embassy hostage in 1980. Starring Abbie Cornish, Mark Strong, Jamie Bell and Emun Elliott.

11th August – Atomic Blonde

An MI6 agent travels to Germany during the Cold War in order to find out what happened to a colleague who was murdered. Starting Charlize Theron

18th August – The Dark Tower

Based on an alternate universe where the destruction of a dark tower could mean the end of earth as we know it

18th August – Everything, Everything

A teenager due to illness has never been outside of her home. She falls in love with the boy next door and her wish to explore the world outside ensues.

18th August – The Hitmans Bodyguard

The worlds best bodyguard must protect a hit man who is due to testify at the international court of justice. Comedy starring Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L Jackson

25th August – American Made

Starring Tom Cruise. This movie is set in the 1980’s where a drug runner gets a job as a pilot for the CIA


11th August – Atypical (Season 1)

This new series follows an 18 year old boy as he tries to understand love and life while also being on the autism spectrum.

18th August – Marvel’s The Defenders (Season 1)

Finally the TV show we have been waiting for is finally here. All the TV show marvel superheroes Jessica Jones, Daredevil, Luke Cage etc have joined forces in this epic new series.

25th August – Death Note

This new Movie is based on an anime series of the same name. It seems to be getting good reviews but I don’t know if it will be a fan favourite of the original series.