Easter School Holidays 2022 Movie and Streaming Guide

It’s autumn, summer time has passed and school holidays are back. Whether you’re dreading the break or buzzing with excitement, here are a few things you (and the kids in your life) can look at to help.

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Can we still talk about Bruno? Encanto airs on Disney+. Picture: Disney.

Youth

CoComelon on Netflix. From the Kids YouTube phenomenon, CoComelon is a 3D animation that combines traditional nursery rhymes and original songs to teach young children the alphabet, numbers and all other essentials. It has been touted as extremely calming for babies.

Bluey on ABC iView. Unless you’ve lived under a rock, you’ve probably heard of Bluey. Luckily, ankle biters never seem to tire of it. It’s actually quite enjoyable for adults too – a real rarity in children’s media.

older children

Encanto on Disney+. This Oscar winner is suitable for most ages and packed with catchy songs that won’t leave your head for weeks.

turn red on Disney+. Mei Lee is a 13-year-old girl torn between being her mother’s obedient daughter and a chaotic, carefree youth. As if that weren’t enough, when she gets too excited, she transforms into a fat red panda.

First day on ABC Me. This groundbreaking series is about Hannah Bradford, a 12-year-old transgender girl, who is entering her freshman year of college while trying to live like herself.

Teens

one of us is lying on Stan. Based on the novel of the same name by Karen M. McManus. Mystery surrounds Bayview High when five teenage students enter detention and only four come out alive, leaving one dead just as he was about to reveal life-changing secrets to others in a gossip app.

Adults

moonknight on Disney+. The latest entry into the Marvel streaming universe, starring Oscar Isaac. When mild-mannered gift shop worker Steven Grant is plagued by power outages and memories of another life, he discovers he has dissociative identity disorder and shares a body with mercenary Marc Spector.

Our flag means death on Binge. My personal favourite, and THE hit of the season! Stede Bonnet exchanges his sumptuous life for that of a buccaneer, captain of a pirate ship.

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In the cinema now

Sonic the Hedgehog advances to round two. Image: primordial.

Kids

Rabbit Academy. At Rabbit Academy, the sneaky bunny Leo begins working with the foxes to destroy Easter once and for all. Now the Easter Bunnies Max, Emmy and their friends must team up to stop him.

sonic the hedgehog 2. Sonic is eager to prove he has what it takes to be a true hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik returns with a new partner, Knuckles, in search of a mystical emerald that has the power to destroy civilizations. With Idris Elba for some inexplicable reason.

Teens

Morbius. Dangerously afflicted with a rare blood disease and determined to save others from the same fate, Dr. Morbius makes a desperate gamble. While at first it seems like a sweeping success, a darkness within him is soon unleashed.

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Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secrets. Rather Harry Potter? Yeah. Professor Albus Dumbledore knows that the powerful dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald is about to take over the wizarding world. Unable to stop him alone, he assigns magizoologist Newt Scamander to lead a fearless team of wizards and witches.

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Adults

The Batman. Robert Pattinson is Batman in this noir reboot, which focuses on the caped crusader’s detective origins. You’ve probably seen it before, but it’s worth revisiting.

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RRR. Two legendary revolutionaries venture far from home and begin to fight for their country in this Indian tale set in the 1920s.