Top 10 Telstra TV Box Office movies and New Releases
If you’re a fan of all kinds of movies — from the latest blockbusters to all-time classics — you’ll already be well familiar with the concept of buying or renting movies online to watch via streaming. And while iTunes and Google Play get a lot of the attention, the Telstra TV Box Office has been in the streaming movies business for many years under the name BigPond Movies, and has a lot to offer cinema fans of all persuasions.
Dive deep into the extensive library of movies that’s currently available to rent or buy from Telstra TV Box Office, the newer and fresher version of the service formerly known as BigPond Movies. A word of caution, it can be pretty overwhelming at first once you see just how many movies there are for your taking. So in order to help you make the choice, we’ve listed the top 10 best movies to rent or buy from Telstra TV Box Office this month. You’re in for a treat with blockbusters such as Bohemian Rhapsody and Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald, as well as highly-acclaimed movies including A Star Is Born and some light-hearted flicks such as Christopher Robin and The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. Just sit back and relax and let Telstra TV Box Office take care of your evenings this month.
#1 Bohemian Rhapsody
A celebration of the life of a beloved entertainer, Bohemian Rhapsody is the long awaited biographical film about Freddie Mercury, lead singer of rock band Queen. This award-winning film celebrates not just his life, but also the band’s music and retells their journey from the start. Going all the way back to the beginnings of the band’s iconic rise to stardom, Bohemian Rhapsody is a thrilling and foot-stomping film that journeys through the band’s iconic songs and revolutionary music. Starring Rami Malek as Mercury, with Lucy Boynton, Ben Hardy, Mike Myers, and Gwilym Lee.
#2 Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald
The second instalment of the Fantastic Beasts series, Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald takes on a darker turn with the introduction of famed dark wizard, Gellert Grindelwald. Newt Scamander and a young Albus Dumbledore team up to take him down, all while facing a divided wizarding world. Scamander and his allies race against time to stop Grindelwald and save their fellow wizards from completely falling for his spell. Starring Eddie Redmayne, Ezra Miller, Jude Law, and Johnny Depp.
#3 Crazy Rich Asians
Rachel Chu is happy to accompany her longtime boyfriend, Nick, to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. She’s also surprised to learn that Nick’s family is extremely wealthy and he’s considered one of the country’s most eligible bachelors. Thrust into the spotlight, Rachel must now contend with jealous socialites, quirky relatives and something far, far worse — Nick’s disapproving mother. Starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding, and Michelle Yeoh.
#4 The Nun
When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together, they uncover the order’s unholy secret. Risking not only their lives but their faith and their very souls, they confront a malevolent force in the form of a demonic nun. Starring Taissa Farmiga and Bonnie Aarons.
#5 Incredibles 2
Everyone’s favourite family of superheroes is back in “Incredibles 2” – but this time Helen is in the spotlight, leaving Bob at home with Violet and Dash to navigate the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life. It’s a tough transition for everyone, made tougher by the fact that the family is still unaware of baby Jack-Jack’s emerging superpowers. When a new villain hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot, the family and Frozone must find a way to work together again—which is easier said than done, even when they’re all Incredible. Featuring the voices of Crag T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, and Samuel L. Jackson.
Christopher Robin — now a family man living in London — receives a surprise visit from his old childhood pal, Winnie-the-Pooh. With Christopher’s help, Pooh embarks on a journey to find his friends — Tigger, Eeyore, Owl, Piglet, Rabbit, Kanga and Roo. Once reunited, the lovable bear and the gang travel to the big city to help Christopher rediscover the joy of life. Starring Ewan McGregor and Hayley Atwell.
#7 A Simple Favour
Directed by Paul Feig, A Simple Favour centers around Stephanie, a mommy vlogger who seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend Emily’s sudden disappearance from their small town. Starring Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, and Henry Golding.
#8 Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
In 1979 young Donna, Tanya and Rosie graduate from Oxford University — leaving Donna free to embark on a series of adventures throughout Europe. On her journeys, she makes the acquaintances of Harry, Bill and Sam — the latter whom she falls in love with, but he’s also the man who breaks her heart. In the present day, Donna’s pregnant daughter, Sophie, dreams of renovating a taverna while reuniting with her mother’s old friends and boyfriends on the Greek island of Kalokairi. Starring Amanda Seyfried, Lily James, and Cher.
#9 Ocean’s 8
Danny Ocean’s estranged sister, Debbie, attempts to pull off the heist of a century and gathers an all-female crew to pull it off. It all happens at New York City’s star-studded annual Met Gala. Starring an all-star cast with Sandra Bullock, Anne Hathaway, Cate Blanchett, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter, and Awkwafina.
#10 Solo: A Star Wars Story
Discover the not-so-humble beginnings of Han Solo’s life, beginning with the emerging demand of hyperfuel that pushes him in the middle of a heist alongside other criminals. Here he meets the likes of Chewbacca and Lando Calrissian, as he sets out for an adventure exposing the criminal underworld. Starring Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Paul Bettany, and Thandie Newton.
Stream on Telstra TV Box Office Now
Those of you who are Telstra TV owners have a BigPond Movies logo or a Telstra TV Box Office app on your device’s main menu to make it easy to get streaming in HD. The iOS and Android apps now stream in HD via Chromecast as well – and of course, you can watch on your mobile or tablet. New members get a free movie rental to get started.