Guz Khan as Rolph, Matthias Schweighöfer

(From left) Guz Khan as Rolph, Matthias Schweighöfer as Ludwig Dieter, and Stuart Martin as Brad Cage star in “Army of Thieves.”
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(CNN)Is Halloween the official kickoff to the holiday season?

In my world that’s a yes, and it’s scary how much great content there is to get the party started.
Let’s go there.Matthias Schweighöfer (left) plays a genius safecracker in “Army of Thieves.” He’s shown with Stuart Martin (right) and Guz Khan (background).
The prequel to Zack Snyder’s “Army of the Dead” may not be awash with zombies and gore, but that doesn’t mean you won’t enjoy this story. The thriller breaks down how small-town bank teller Ludwig Dieter (Matthias Schweighöfer) gets drawn into the adventure of a lifetime when a mysterious woman recruits him to join a crew of Interpol’s most wanted criminals.
How can attempting to heist a sequence of legendary, impossible-to-crack safes across Europe not be fun?
“Army of Thieves” starts streaming on Netflix Friday.Colin Kaepernick explores issues of race and identity in society in “Colin in Black and White.”
Long before he was an NFL quarterback who lost his job for taking a knee in protest of racial injustice, Colin Kaepernick was a young man navigating race, class and culture as the Black adopted child of a White family.
He narrates his own story in this dramatic limited series, co-created by acclaimed director Ava DuVernay.
It drops Friday on Netflix.Kate Siegel stars as Jenn Tompson in “Hypnotic.”
I couldn’t leave you without a little something to make your heart race in honor of the holiday.
In “Hypnotic,” a young woman (played by Kate Siegel) tries to deal with her trauma by employing a renowned hypnotherapist.
Let’s just say things don’t exactly go as planned in this psychological thriller.
It’s currently streaming on Netflix.
Bonus: If you can’t tear yourself away from Hollywood suspense and horror, check out the latest episode of Pop Life Pop Off! My bestie, CNN’s Audrey Irvine, joins me as we explore what’s behind our fascination with the criminal mind, like the charismatic serial killer Joe Goldberg in “You”:

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