Marvel's latest Superhero smash won't disappoint this Autumn. It follows the story of neurosurgeon, Dr Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), after his life is completely changed following a car accident. Strange goes in search of a mysterious enclave, after traditional medicine and all that he knows fails him. Marvel's first venture into the physic characters at Marvel, this mind bending journey is surely not one to miss.
Mel Gibson directs the true story of Pfc. Desmond T. Doss (Andrew Garfield), who was famed for taken a pacifist stance during WWII refusing to bear arms on religious grounds. The soldier went on to win the admiration and respect of his fellow soldiers by risking his life to save 75 men in the Battle of Okinawa. This one is sure to be a tear jerker so make sure you stock up on the tissues.
Remember those funky little dolls from the 80's? Well they're back and this time there animated with a killer soundtrack to boot. The story focuses on the happiest troll in all of Troll Village, Poppy (Anna Kendrick) and the grumpiest Branch (Justin Timberlake) as they set off to rescue their friends after the Bergens invade. A musical movie that has all the right amount of happy feel good fun.
It's been awhile since Brad Pitt graced our screens but he's back in this World War II spy thriller. Starring alongside Marion Cotillard, Pitt plays an intelligence officer in North America who encounters a French resistance fighter (Cotillard) who is working undercover behind enemy lines. The two unite but back in London their relationship is tested, making them question who they can trust, even each other.
This is Tom Ford's second feature since turning from designer to director and this one is just as stylish and nuanced as the last. With a killer cast (Jake Gyllenhaal, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon) and beautiful cinematography by Seamus McGarvey, the film oozes with chic and mystery. The story is told in two parts, opening at an exhibition which a successful art gallery owner (Adams) has curated. We see her somewhat 'idyllic' life unfold but realise she is desperately unhappy. She receives a manuscript of a new book by her ex-husband of 20 years (Gyllenhaal) that follows a family on a road trip that goes desperately wrong. Whilst Susan reads the book she is forced to examine her past and some dark truths.
A true story about an interracial couple, Richard (Joel Edgerton) and Mildred (Ruth Negga), focusing on the troubles they faced in 1958, a time of civil unrest in the South. They find themselves jailed and banished when they try to set up a family home in Virginia. After relocating to Washington D.C, the family try to find a way back to Virginia and defy those that doubted them. A beautiful and triumphant story, one that provides hope and promotes diversity and change.
Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them
Still not quite over the end of Harry Potter? Fear not, as Rowling's latest book turned film promises to be a Wizarding Whirlwind adventure unlike any other. Set in 1926, Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) has just returned from a global expedition, finding and documenting about an array of fantastic beasts. What should be a fleeting stop off in New York for Newt, goes disastrously wrong when his magical creatures escape. This could prove catastrophic for the No Maj (American for muggle) as the two worlds collide.
Amy Adams second mention this month, returning to our screens as linguistics professor Louise Banks, who leads a team of investigators in the hope to communicate with the large spaceships that have arrived on planet Earth. In a race against time, she must decipher their language, taking risks that could threaten her own life and mankind. A Sci Fi romp that promises breathtaking visuals and a star studded cast, what more could you want.
The latest Disney Princess movie to get excited about focuses on the fearless adventurer Moana who sets sails on a difficult mission to save her people. En route she meets the demigod Maui (Dwayne Johnson), who joins her on the journey to guide her to become a master wayfinder. A story about friendship, action-packed voyages and finding your own identity. Disney knows how to create a touching tale and Moana seems to have the whole package.
Written by ABIGAIL WHITE
Visual Editor MARÍA JOSÉ GNZLVZ
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