Grab the popcorn – here are the new releases, ranging from comedies to comic book heroes.
As the cosy vibes of winter settle in, November is the perfect time to snuggle up with some hot cocoa and dive into the world of entertainment. This month, FACT’s got a mix of must-see movies and binge-worthy series that promise to keep you entertained. From heartwarming family films to thrilling new releases, this month has it all. So get comfy and let’s explore the cinematic treasures coming your way.
Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour: 2 November
Swifties in the UAE, so what if Taylor Swift didn’t bring her tour here? It’s time to mark your calendars because Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour film is hitting the big screens. Get ready to experience a jaw-dropping cinematic journey through Taylor Swift’s iconic musical history. This film is your golden ticket to reliving your favourite singer’s legendary journey from country roots to pop queen.
The Marvels: 9 November
Teyonah Parris, Brie Larson, Iman Vellani and Samuel L. Jackson join forces and star in the new film, The Marvels. Carol Danvers, also known as Captain Marvel, has reclaimed her identity. In true superhero style, there are unexpected consequences that affect the universe.
Tiger 3: 12 November
Prepare for an adrenaline-packed cinematic thrill ride as Bollywood’s Salman Khan, the iconic Tiger, roars back onto the big screen with Tiger 3. He’s on a mission like no other – to clear his name, his country’s honour, and protect his family including Zoya, played by Etihad ambassador Katrina Kaif. Expect non-stop action and high-octane entertainment and brace yourself for a rollercoaster of emotions. Tiger is back!
The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes: 16 November
This Hunger Games prequel takes you on a thrilling journey following a young Coriolanus Snow, determined to restore his family’s honour in the post-war Capitol. His reluctant partnership with the enchanting tribute Lucy Gray Baird sets the stage for a high-stakes battle of wits and survival. As Snow grapples with his inner demons, you’ll be on the edge of your seat, wondering if he’ll emerge as a hero or a villain. It’s a must-watch for fans of the Hunger Games saga.
Napoleon: 23 November
So much has been written about Napoleon Bonaparte. Now, the general during the French Revolution gets his very own film, courtesy of the director Ridley Scott. The film takes a personal look at Napoleon’s origins and his climb to power. The film stars Joaquin Phoenix in the title role, and Vanessa Kirby and Ludivine Sagnier.
Wish: 23 November
This animated musical-comedy invites you to the whimsical kingdom of Rosas, where Asha, a quick-witted idealist, sets her heart on making a wish. What she doesn’t expect is that her wish will be answered by a cosmic force named Star, a little ball of boundless energy. Together, Asha and Star embark on a magical journey to face off against the formidable King Magnifico and save their community. Wish is a heartwarming tale of courage, the magic of the stars, and the power of one man’s determination to make the impossible happen.
Series & Streaming
Robbie Williams: 8 November
Prepare for a rollercoaster ride through the extraordinary career of Robbie Williams in this upcoming four-part documentary series. From a backstage glimpse of a music legend admitting he wishes he’d done something else for a living to becoming the most successful UK recording artist of all time, this series marks the 25th anniversary of his solo career. You’ll be treated to never-before-seen personal footage and intimate access to the man himself as he recounts his journey from ordinary beginnings to being the “centre of the pop culture world.”
The Santa Clauses: 8 November
Join the Calvin family as they continue their adventures at the North Pole. Scott Calvin is still Santa Claus after his retirement plans were foiled, and he’s on a mission to train his son Cal to take over the family business. This series promises heartwarming holiday vibes that are sure to put a smile on your face — perfect for a family night in.
007: Road to a Million: 10 November
Get ready for a thrilling ride as this eight-episode adventure game show takes you on a global escapade with nine pairs of everyday people. Produced by the minds behind the James Bond franchise, this series is packed with Bond-inspired challenges where contestants vie for a life-changing $1.2 million prize. Guided by The Controller, Brian Cox, the pairs face nail-biting challenges and a series of questions worth increasing amounts of money. This series will keep you on the edge of your seat.
The Crown: 16 November
Prepare for a season of heartbreak, reflection, and renewal in the final instalment of The Crown. It delves into the poignant relationship between Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed, culminating in a tragic car journey. Meanwhile, Prince William grapples with the aftermath of his mother’s untimely death as he navigates life at Eton. The monarchy, under the watchful eye of Queen Elizabeth, faces the challenge of public sentiment. And as the Queen celebrates her Golden Jubilee, the future of the royal family unfolds with the union of Charles and Camilla, paving the way for a new Royal fairytale with William and Kate.
Leo: 21 November
Laugh your heart out with Adam Sandler in this hilarious coming-of-age animated musical comedy. Adam Sandler voices the wise and jaded 74-year-old lizard, Leo. He’s been cooped up in a Florida classroom for ages with his turtle buddy. Leo’s got one year left to live and plans to make a great escape into the wild world, but life has other plans. As he gets tangled up in the quirky problems of his anxious students and a hilariously nasty substitute teacher, Leo’s journey turns into the strangest and most heartwarming bucket list ever.
Squid Game The Challenge: 22 November
After the success of the original Squid Games, get ready for another electrifying series where 456 players are about to dive into a high-stakes game for a reward of $4.56 million. It’s a thrilling roller coaster as they face off in a series of games inspired by the show, with some unexpected twists thrown into the mix. As alliances form and strategies clash, the contestants’ true character will be tested in the most intense ways.