disney plus - august 2021
Another stellar month of releases from Star original TV and film releases to the acclaimed Disney's Cruella starring Emma Stone. Here are some of our highlights!
marvel studios what if...? - august 11
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“What If…?” flips the script on the MCU, reimagining famous events from the films in unexpected ways. Marvel Studios’ first animated series focuses on different heroes from the MCU, featuring a voice cast that includes a host of stars who reprise their roles.

New episodes weekly. Check out the trailer here.

the predator - august 13
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In Shane Black’s explosive reinvention, the Predator is deadlier than ever, and only a ragtag crew can prevent the end of the human race.

Check out our review here and the trailer here.

maze runner: the death cure - august 20
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In the epic Maze Runner conclusion, Thomas leads the Gladers on their final mission — they must break into the legendary Last City, which turns out to be the deadliest maze of all!

Check out the trailer here.

red sparrow - august 20
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Dominika Egorova, a former ballerina, enrols in a Russian Intelligence programme and becomes a sparrow, using her body as a weapon to entrap a CIA agent.

We LOVED Red Sparrow when it released in 2018 - check out our review here and the trailer here.

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian "Making of the Season 2 Finale - August 25
disney's cruella - august 27
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“Making of the Season 2 Finale” is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this celebrated “chapter” of “The Mandalorian,” with a focus on the technology used for recreating Luke Skywalker. It delves into the collaborative process, including working with Mark Hamill, to create an authentic and fitting recreation, and explores the immense pressure and responsibility the filmmakers had in bringing back one of the most important characters in film history. 

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Disney’s Cruella follows the early days of one of cinema’s most notorious and notoriously fashionable villains. During the 1970s London punk rock revolution, a young grifter (Emma Stone), transforms herself into the raucous, revenge-bent Cruella de Vil. 

Check out our review here and the trailer here.

vacation friends - august 27
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Starring: John Cena, Milton "Lil Rel" Howery, Yvonne Orji and Meredith Hagner
 

In this raw and raunchy comedy, straight-laced Marcus and Emily are befriended by wild, thrill-seeking partiers Ron and Kyla at a resort in Mexico. Living in the moment, the usually level-headed couple lets loose to enjoy a week of uninhibited fun and debauchery with their new “vacation friends.” Months after their walk on the wild side, Marcus and Emily are horrified when Ron and Kyla show up uninvited at their wedding, creating chaos and proving that what happens on vacation doesn’t necessarily stay on vacation.

Check out the trailer here.

only murders in the building - august 31
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SERIES PREMIERE

Starring: Selena Gomez, Steve Martin and Martin Short 
 

Only Murders In The Building follows three strangers who share an obsession with true crime and suddenly find themselves wrapped up in one as they investigate the mysterious death of a neighbour in their New York City apartment building.

Check out the trailer here.