Get ready to rug up and be entertained this winter with these new films and TV shows.

Winter has only just begun, and the weather has already been wet, cold and perfect for cosying up on the couch. There is no better feeling than hearing the rain on the roof, wrapping a blanket around you, binging on your favourite snacks and enjoying some quality entertainment. Whether its streaming at home or at the cinemas, these 10 best new films and TV shows are a must watch this winter 2021.


This science fiction action film, Awake starring Gina Rodriquez (Jane The Virgin) is equally ominous as it is suspenseful. A global event occurs leaving all of humanity with the inability to sleep and chaos amongst society ensues. The film follows a family with a young daughter who may be the key to fixing this unexplainable catastrophe. Set your reminders for Wednesday 09 June because this one will be a heart-stopper.

Available on Netflix Wednesday 09 June

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

Not everything that glitters is always gold in Beverly Hills. Season 11 of this classic American drama reality show is proving once again that this is true. Following the lives of seven affluent women, you see the intimate details of their lives followed by the drama that naturally follows them wherever they go. If you love a bit of people watching, be a fly on the wall in their luxurious Californian world and prepare to be entertained.

Episodes available every Thursday on Hayu


The world’s most fabulous and fashionably iconic villain, Cruella finally has her own story.  Thanks to Disney+ Australians can expect high fashion, iconic music and the perfect line-up of cast members. Watch as Emma Stone perfectly embodies the worst (but secretly the best) Disney villain to date. So, if you’re a fan of 101 Dalmatians, then this live-action prequel is definitely for you.

Available in cinemas and on Disney+ now


Australian drama TV series, Eden follows the events surrounding the disappearance of a young woman in a seemingly perfect coastal town, proving everyone has skeletons in their closet. As the truth begins to unravel, you will be on the edge of your seat wanting to see more. This exciting new thriller premieres on Friday 11 June on Stan.

Available on Stan Friday 11 June


If you love a great flick with a super star cast, you’ll love Tenet. Sci-fi thriller, Tenet stars John David Washington (BlacKkKlansman) and Robert Pattinson (Twilight) who follows a protagonist as he journeys through a world of espionage on a mission set to unfold in crazy ways. Plus, Christopher Nolan directed it so you know it is an instant classic.

Available on Netflix Wednesday 16 June

RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars

Start your engine racers! RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars season 6 is coming to Stan this June. Your favourite queens are coming back to werk for the crown and lip-sync for their lives – which means the competition will be as fierce as always. So get ready to sashay to the couch and rug up to this one!

Available on Stan Friday 25 June

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

If you love shaking in your boots, you’ll love the next instalment in The Conjuring series. This film follows the Warrens and one of their eeriest cases marking the first time in U.S. history that a murder suspect claimed demonic possession as a defence. The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It is in cinemas now.

Available in cinemas now

Down to Earth with Zac Efron

Follow our self-claimed Australian, Zac Efron, travel the world and find ways to insight change and teach us how to rethink our eco footprint. When watching High School Musical, we didn’t think we’d be learning how to live a more sustainable life from the doings of Zac Efron, but here we are and we are loving it.

Available on Netflix Thursday 10 June

The Suicide Squad

Action, adventure, comedy and the ultimate super villains. The Suicide Squad has returned for another smash-hit flick coming out this winter 2021. Your favourites like Harley Quinn and Captain Boomerang are back plus many new, evil and equally loveable characters. Follow the squad join Task Force X on a new mission on a remote enemy-filled island.

Available in cinemas Thursday 05 August

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Feature image photographed by Tero Vesalaninen. Image sourced via Shutterstock.
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