Summer is definitively over. But there’s a major bright spot: all the amazing fall films coming soon to a theater near you. Here the ones you won’t want to miss even you you want to cry or…have fun! 🙂
COMEDY MOVIES FALL 2016
BRIDGET JONES’S BABY
This time Renée Zellweger finds herself in trouble. Divorced and pregnant, she realizes she has no idea who the father is. The options include her stunning ex Mark Darcy or the handsome Patrick Dempsey. What a difficult choice! 😉
KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES
Zach Galifianakis and Isla Fisher are feeling a bit bored until they suspect that their new neighbors, interpreted by Jon Hamm and Maribeth Monroe, might be government spies.
Zach Galifianakis again! This time with Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Owen Wilson, Leslie Jones and Jason Sudeikis, all protagonists of this new hilarious comedy. Zach is a night guard at an armored car company who attempts to pull off one of the biggest bank heists in American history.
RULES DON’T APPLY
Warren Beatty plays billionaire recluse Howard Hughes in this 1950s romance about two of his employees: an aspiring actress (Lily Collins) and her eccentric driver (Alden Ehrenreich).
THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN
An high school movie: Hailee Steinfeld thinks her social life is about to fall apart when she gets a bad news: her best friend is dating her brother. A very big plus?? Woody Harrelson will be one of the teacher in the school. No need to say more, see you all at the theater!
THRILLER MOVIES FALL 2016
Movie presented at the Toronto Film Festival 2016 in which Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars in the role of the NSA employee Edward Snowden. In a few words: the guy who leaked thousands of confidential government documents to the press.
Tom Hanks is back with the Dan Brown‘s saga. This time Robert Langdon, after waking up in an Italian hospital with memory loss, has to work closely with Dr. Sienna Brooks (played by Felicity Jones) to uncover a deadly global plot.
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN
Based on the bestseller book by Paula Hawkins, this film follows Rachel Watson (Emily Blunt), a struggling alcoholic who longs to live in the cozy stretch of suburban houses she views from the train on her way to and from work. Both this movie and “Inferno” were on our reading list, and here if you want to know all the other books that will be soon a movie!
Ben Affleck plays an accountant (Christian Wolff) who has more affinity for numbers than people. He uses his small-town CPA office to cook the books for dangerous criminal organizations. With treasury agent J.K. Simmons hot on his heels, he takes on a state-of-the-art robotics company as a legitimate client. As Wolff gets closer to the truth about a discrepancy that involves millions of dollars, the body count starts to rise.
It is a psychological thriller film written, produced and directed by Tom Ford, based on the 1993 novel “Tony and Susan” by Austin Wright. The film stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Isla Fisher.
ANIMATED MOVIES FALL 2016
Presented at the Cannes film Festival, this hair-raising adventures of overly optimistic trolls involves the vocal talents of Anna Kendrick, Zooey Deschanel, James Corden and Gwen Stefani with the original music by Justin Timberlake.
Storks used to deliver babies, but now they just deliver packages for global Internet company. But when the brand’s top delivery stork encounters the cutest baby of all time, he decides not to tell his boss about his plan to make one last drop-off.
This animated musical follows a sea-savvy princess who, with the help of Maui, a demigod voiced by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, sets sail to solve the mystery behind a long-lost island and the people who lived there.
ACTION MOVIES FALL 2016
THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN
The movie is a remake of the 1960 Steve McQueen western (which itself was a remake of Akira Kurosawa’s “Seven Samurai”). Denzel Washington is the leader of a group of outlaws which includes Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke and Vincent D’Onofrio, who decide to help to protect a small town.
Starring Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Kate Hudson and Gina Rodriguez the film recounts the real-life story of the infamous oil rig that exploded and sank just 41 miles off Louisiana’s Gulf Coast in 2010, claiming the lives of 11 heroic people.
IN A VALLEY OF VIOLENCE
Ethan Hawke and John Travolta are on opposing sides in this western about a sleepy mining town that gets all riled up when a drifter gets into a fight with one of the locals and the town marshal is forced to intervene.
DRAMA MOVIES FALL 2016
THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS
Based on the M.L. Stedman novel, this story follows a lighthouse keeper and his wife while they raise a baby girl they rescue from a rowboat. A beautiful story and movie we saw at Venice Film Festival this year. If you want to know more about the movie click here. Prepare lots, lots, lots of tissues…
This film is about Charles Sullenberger (interpreted by Tom Hanks), the pilot who miraculously landed his plane in the Hudson River and saved the lives of all 155 people on board.
Set in 1960s Los Angeles, the film stars Eddie Murphy as a chef who becomes a father figure when a little girl and her dying mother retain his services for a six-month arrangement that lasts 15 years.
In this true story film, historian Deborah Lipstadt (Rachel Weisz) gets sued for libel by Holocaust denier David Irving and has to prove in court that the genocide actually happened.
THE BIRTH OF A NATION
There’s already Oscar buzz for this true story of Nat Turner (Nate Parker), a literate slave and peace-focused preacher who goes on to become the leader of the historic 1831 uprising that led to the deaths of several slave owners and sparked major social and political change.
Ewan McGregor makes his directorial debut and also stars in the film version of Philip Roth’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about a New Jersey man who watches his idyllic postwar American life unravel when his daughter becomes radicalized.
This movie tells the true story of a Virginia couple: Richard and Mildred Loving. They were arrested in 1958 for committing the crime of interracial marriage.
Amy Adams stars as a linguist who is brought in by the government to try to decipher and translate the intentions of a group of aliens. Jeremy Renner will be a scientist who help her in the mission.
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
Casey Affleck goes back to Massachusetts to care for his nephew after his brother (Kyle Chandler) dies unexpectedly. Along the way, he has to confront his past, which includes an estranged wife played by Michelle Williams.
BILLY LYNN’S LONG HALFTIME WALK
Based on the book by Ben Fountain, this film follows a 19-year-old Iraq War hero who right in the middle of his victory tour at the SuperBowl begins to develop post-traumatic stress disorder.
Brad Pitt plays an intelligence officer who teams up with a French resistance fighter, played by Marion Cotillard, on a deadly mission in 1942 Morocco.
A five years old Indian child gets lost on the streets of Calcutta and is adopted by an Australian couple, played by Nicole Kidman and David Wenham. But when he grows up, the boy (played by Dev Patel) decides to track down his missing family.
FANTASY & ADVENTURE MOVIES FALL 2016
MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN
This is the latest film by Tim Burton: the story of an American teenager who finds his way to an exotic British island only to discover that all the children living there possess special and very peculiar powers. The all-star cast includes Allison Janney, Rupert Everett, Samuel L. Jackson, Eva Green and Judi Dench.
A MONSTER CALLS
Liam Neeson gives voice to the tree-like monster in this powerful film based on a 2013 graphic novel about a young boy who has to find a way to cope while his mother (Felicity Jones) battles a terminal illness. This movie was the one who moved everyone at the Toronto Film Festival and is announced to be a success for our heart.
Marvel unites Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton and Rachel McAdams in this film about a New York surgeon who, after badly damaging his hands in a car wreck, seeks the help of the Ancient One to protect the world from inter-dimensional threats.
FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM
J.K. Rowling’s 2011 book about the creatures in the Harry Potter universe is now a film. Eddie Redmayne stars as the eccentric wizard Newt Scamander, who lives in New York City 70 years before Harry came along.