What to Watch this October

Your guide to the month’s must-watch movies, TV shows, and series to stream.

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It’s no secret that you can’t chuck an iPad these days without hitting a great TV series, but come October, quality films cram cineplexes faster than a Tokyo subway during rush hour, too, Between all the Oscar hopefuls and the fall’s binge-worthiest new series—HBO alone seems determined to drown us in intriguing new shows—who could blame you for being paralyzed with indecision? Now, it’s for the hard choices. Fortunately, we have our monthly roadmap to guide you through that overwhelming glut of scintillating drama and cutting comedy.