October has arrived with a lot of Oscar bait in toe Bridge of Spies, Burnt, The Martian, Truth, Steve Jobs and the long time coming Jem and The Holograms. Also opening this month Beast of No Nation, Netflix first original film will have its theatrical release the same day that it debuts worldwide on Netflix. So whether you choose to checkout that indie movie you’ve heard so much about, or the latest big studio release, don’t forget to click on the movie title below to view the trailer. We want to make sure you know what you are getting into before you head to the theater.
Stars: Steven Spielberg
Directed By: Tom Hanks, Peter McRobbie, Alan Alda
Synopsis: An American lawyer is recruited by the CIA during the Cold War to help rescue a pilot detained in the Soviet Union.
Our Two Cents: It’s Spielberg.
Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston |
Directed By: Guillermo del Toro
Synopsis: In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds…and remembers.
Our Two Cents: Del Toro back at what he does best.
Stars: Jack Black, Odeya Rush, Halston Sage, Dylan Minnette
Directed By: Rob Letterman
Synopsis: A teenager teams up with the daughter of young adult horror author R.L. Stine after the writer’s imaginary demons are set free on the town of Greendale, Maryland.
Our Two Cents: A little nostalgia can’t hurt.
Beasts of No Nation (Limited)
Stars: Idris Elba, Abraham Attah, Ama K. Abebrese
Directed By: Cary Joji Fukunaga
Synopsis: A drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country.
Our Two Cents: Released both in the theaters and streaming the same day, which will you see?
The Bronze (Limited)
Stars: Bryan Buckley
Directed By: Melissa Rauch, Gary Cole, Haley Lu Richardson |
Synopsis: A foul-mouthed former gymnastics bronze medalist must fight for her local celebrity status when a new young athlete’s star rises in town.
Our Two Cents: TV movie?
Stars: Taryn Manning, Winona Ryder, Peter Sarsgaard
Directed By: Michael Almereyda
Synopsis: Famed social psychologist Stanley Milgram, in 1961 conducted a series of radical behavior experiments that tested ordinary humans willingness to obey authority.
Our Two Cents: Anything bizarre intrigues.
Stars: Brie Larson, Joan Allen, William H. Macy
Directed By: Lenny Abrahamson
Synopsis: Escaping from the captivity in which they have been held for half a decade, a young woman and her five-year-old son struggle to adjust to the strange, terrifying and wondrous world outside their one-room prison.
Our Two Cents: Could be Brie Larson’s shot for an Oscar?
Stars: Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, Elisabeth Moss
Directed By: James Vanderbilt
Synopsis: Newsroom drama detailing the 2004 CBS 60 Minutes report investigating then-President George W. Bush’s military service, and the subsequent firestorm of criticism that cost anchor Dan Rather and producer Mary Mapes their careers.
Our Two Cents: Redford as Dan Rather, hmm?