Your stream­ing essen­tials

It’s the month of like­able se­rial killers, as we take a look at a moth­erly can­ni­bal, a bar­baric bar­ber and a psy­chotic clown. Oh, and don’t for­get Dead­pool…

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Be­cause ev­ery­one loves a mur­derer. Sort of…

NET­FLIX Santa Clarita Diet (S2)

ink your par­ents are weird just be­cause they like to dance at dis­cos? Please. at’s noth­ing on the Ham­mond fam­ily, whose mother has picked up the habit of gorg­ing on hu­man flesh. So em­bar­rass­ing.

Dead­pool

With the se­quel in cin­e­mas this month, there’s no bet­ter time to re­watch the orig­i­nal Dead­pool. And if you haven’t seen this hi­lar­i­ous su­per­hero flick, you’d best get to it be­fore Ryan Reynolds turns up at your door with a katana.

Happy! (S1)

e cre­ators of Happy! were clearly on ev­ery drug imag­in­able when mak­ing this com­edy. e premise? An al­co­holic ex-cop joins forces with a lit­tle girl’s imag­i­nary friend to solve a kid­nap case. See what we mean?

AMA­ZON VIDEO Subur­bicon

Fed up of gun­ning peo­ple down in ac­tion films, Matt Da­mon looked to find a quiet life as a fam­ily man in Subur­bicon. But just as we can’t re­sist a pub trip, it seems Da­mon can’t leave his vi­o­lent ways be­hind him.

Sweeney Todd: The De­mon Bar­ber of Fleet Street

Some­body for­got to tell Tim Bur­ton that mu­si­cals are sup­posed to be bright and happy. But that’s just as well, ac­tu­ally – as this tale of the se­rial-slay­ing bar­ber is a de­light.

Full Metal Jacket

If your head­teacher was a nasty piece of work, you’ll prob­a­bly feel a lot of sym­pa­thy for the mil­i­tary re­cruits in this Os­car-nom­i­nated Kubrick clas­sic as they en­dure the wrath of the spit-spray­ing Sergeant Hart­man.

NOW TV Pa­trick Mel­rose (S1)

is five-part minis­eries de­tails the life of the fic­tional Pa­trick Mel­rose and how a child­hood of abuse has ad­versely af­fected him in adult­hood. Pretty heavy stuff con­sid­er­ing we’re used to see­ing Cum­ber­batch in a su­per­hero’s cloak.

Alien Covenant

OK, so the Alien films might have lost their mojo in the last decade or so, but that doesn’t make those xenomorphs any less ter­ri­fy­ing. For­get about this one’s philo­soph­i­cal ques­tions and you’ll still en­joy those ridicu­lous chest bursts.

Bat­man: The Killin Jokes

Had enough of Ben Af­fleck as Bat­man? Even he seems to agree. is an­i­mated film ditches Su­per­man and silly alien in­va­sions for a more grounded and ex­cit­ing face-off be­tween the Dark Knight and the Joker.

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