Inflight entertainment

10 entertainment highlights onboard in October

Flying during October? With more than 200 films and 500 hours of TV onboard Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon flights, it’s hard to know what to watch first

Here are the best moments, stories and trivia from this month’s onboard programming.

1. The forgotten man of Ocean’s 8

The host of The Late Late Show With James Corden asked the women of Ocean’s 8 who their favourite male co-star in the movie was – no doubt hoping for some co-star love. They did not oblige.

2. Respect Uncle Drew

Before the feature film, Uncle Drew was a series of short films made for a soda brand. See one of the short films – directed by and starring NBA star Kylie Irving – below before watching Uncle Drew onboard this month:

3. The Life of McQueen

The life and legacy of fashion designer Alexander McQueen is explored in McQueen, a documentary that features rare archival footage, home video and interviews. See the trailer below:

4. The ‘he said, she said’ of Brother of the Year

It’s hard to take sides in a sibling rivalry. See both sides of the sibling rivlary in Thai comedy Brother of the Year with the two trailers below:

5. Nick Offerman learns millennial slang

In Hearts Beat Loud, Nick Offerman plays a father who starts a band with his daughter, played by Kiersey Clemons. See Clemons teach her on-screen dad how to speak like a millennial below:

6. Living off the grid in Leave No Trace

Director Debra Granik describes the military camouflage and conceal techniques used by the actors in this scene in Leave No Trace.

7. The cast of Tag plays a game

In Tag, a group of men carry on the same game of tag for decades. Here the cast of the film plays a different kind of tag on Ellen:

8. KCON 2018 preview

Selected shows from KCON 2018, the world’s biggest K-pop showcase, can be seen onboard this month. See Super Junior’s performance at the New York leg of the tour below:

9. A Rick and Morty refresh

Before catching season three of Rick and Morty onboard this month, see co-creator Dan Harmon revisit some of the show’s most memorable moments:

10. What’s next?

Ant-Man and the Wasp, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Westworld season 2, The Meg, The Good Doctor season 1 and more.

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