Hi,there! Have you missed Squid Game? Did you watch the period drama Australia and wish it was longer? Is the holiday season making you crave a Disney film? This is your week then, because all of those (and more!) are premiering. Plus, we finally confirmed a premiere date for Season 2 of House of the Dragon (sorry, you’re still gonna have to wait for a while). Happy viewing!
Squid Game: The Challenge
Netflix reimagines its biggest international hit as an actual game show—though presumably no one dies. Streams Nov. 22.
Juno Temple and Jennifer Jason Leigh take the wheel in the latest season, which puts women front and center of its latest crime drama, about a woman whose mysterious past catches up with her in the form of Jon Hamm. Premieres Nov. 21.
Ridley Scott moves from House of Gucci to the Napoleonic wars in this Joaquin Phoenix-starring biopic, filled with battle scenes and a swooning romance with Empress Josephine (Vanessa Kirby). Premieres Nov. 22.
Disney’s latest animated feature turns to its history both for the plot (an origin story of the wishing star in Pinocchio) and in its look (expect some gorgeous throwbacks to movies like Sleeping Beauty!). Premieres Nov. 22.
You likely know Michelle Buteau from her scene-stealing performances, but the funny lady is also an accomplished writer. Her collection of essays about her hilarious (and relatable) life is an instant classic—and even better, after you read it, you can watch her Netflix comedy series of the same name! More Buteau is a very good thing.
The fishy flick finds Cardi B and Offset reprising their roles as Sharki B and Offshark, while the rap power couple’s kids will voice Kulture Sharki and Wavey Shark. Plus, Lance Bass, Aparna Nancherla, Ego Nwodim, and K-Pop boy band ENHYPEN are all tagging along for Baby Shark’s “major ocean picture” debut. The movie arrives Dec. 8 on Nickelodeon and Paramount+.
This gorgeous holiday romance is based on a Patricia Highsmith novel.
Mia Wasikowska left this movie to star in Crimson Peak.
The title character’s fur coat—stitched together from existing coats—fell apart every day of filming.
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Park Central Hotel New York
It's Giving: Roaring Twenties, Take Two
The Location: New York City, NY
Luxury Accommodations: Movies and TV craft a romantic feeling of New York City that’s indescribable. But the Park Central Hotel, built during the glitz and glamor of the Roaring Twenties, captures the essence of early New York. With newly renovated rooms, marble-topped desks, and spacious bathrooms—a rare find in NYC—Park Central offers a balance of culture and comfort. Plus, a 24/7 fitness center!
Instaworthy Activities: In the heart of New York’s alluring past in Midtown Manhattan, Park Central New York is perfectly situated near New York’s most renowned attractions. Explore historic landmarks like Times Square, Central Park, and Carnegie Hall—all within a few-block radius! At sunset, escape the hectic city and unwind with signature cocktails at the newly reinvented lounge or in your room overlooking Times Square.
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