19 August, 2015

30 Films You Should See Coming Out This Fall


Are you excited for films coming out this fall? If so, here are even more that you should see. If not, you should be.

 

All film descriptions from IMDB.

 

Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine – September 4

A look at the personal and private life of the late Apple CEO, Steve Jobs.

Director: Alex Gibney

 

Dragon Blade – September 4

When corrupt Roman leader Tiberius arrives with a giant army to claim the Silk Road, Huo An teams up his army with an elite Legion of defected Roman soldiers led by General Lucius to protect his country and his new friends.

Director: Daniel Lee

Stars: Jackie Chan, John Cusack, Adrien Brody

 

Time Out of Mind – September 9

A homeless man tries to reconnect with his estranged daughter.

Director: Oren Moverman

Stars: Jena Malone, Richard Gere, Danielle Brooks

 

 

Sleeping With Other People – September 11

A good-natured womanizer and a serial cheater form a platonic relationship that helps reform them in ways, while a mutual attraction sets in.

Director: Leslye Headland

Stars: Alison Brie, Natasha Lyonne, Adam Scott

 

Black Mass – September 18

The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.

Director: Scott Cooper

Stars: Johnny Depp, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dakota Johnson 

 

Sicario – September 18

An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by an elected government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.

Director: Denis Villeneuve

Stars: Emily Blunt, Jon Bernthal, Josh Brolin 

 

 

Everest – September 25

A climbing expedition on Mt. Everest is devastated by a severe snow storm.

Director:Baltasar Kormákur

Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Elizabeth Debicki, Keira Knightley

 

The Intern – September 25

70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.

Director: Nancy Meyers

Stars: Anne Hathaway, Robert De Niro, Nat Wolff 

 

99 Homes – September 25

A father struggles to get back the home that his family was evicted from by working for the greedy real estate broker who's the source of his frustration.

Director: Ramin Bahrani

Stars: Andrew Garfield, Michael Shannon, Clancy Brown 

 

Stonewall – September 25

A young man's political awakening and coming of age during the days and weeks leading up to the Stonewall Riots.

Director: Roland Emmerich

Stars: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Ron Perlman, Joey King

 

The Martian – October 2

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.

Director:Ridley Scott

Stars: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig 

 

Legend – October 2

Legend tells the story of two twins, Reggie and Ronald Kray and how they became two of the most notorious gangsters in history.

Director: Brian Helgeland

Stars: Tom Hardy, Emily Browning, Taron Egerton

 

Freeheld – October 2

New Jersey police lieutenant, Laurel Hester, and her registered domestic partner, Stacie Andree, both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits when she is diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Director: Peter Sollett

Stars: Julianne Moore, Steve Carell, Ellen Page

 

Steve Jobs – October 9

Follows the life and legacy of Steve Jobs.

Director: Danny Boyle

Stars: Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen 

 

Room – October 16

A modern-day story about the boundless love between mother and child; young Jack knows nothing of the world except for the single room in which he was born and raised.

Director: Lenny Abrahamson

Stars: Brie Larson, William H. Macy, Megan Park 

 

Beasts of No Nation – October 16

A drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country.

Director: Cary Fukunaga

Stars: Idris Elba, Ama Abebrese, Abraham Attah

 

Truth – October 16

A behind-the-scenes look at news anchor Dan Rather during his final days at CBS News when he broadcast a false report about how President Bush relied on privilege and family connections to avoid fighting in the Vietnam War that cost him and CBS head Mary Mapes their jobs.

Director: James Vanderbilt

Stars: Cate Blanchett, Topher Grace, Robert Redford

 

Burnt – October 23

Adam Jones is a Chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars.

Director: John Wells

Stars: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Omar Sy

 

Suffragette – October 23

The foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State.

Director: Sarah Gavron

Stars: Meryl Streep, Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter

 

The Peanuts Movie – November 6

Snoopy embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their arch-nemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home.

Director: Steve Martino

Stars: Francesca Capaldi, Madisyn Shipman, Mariel Sheets

 

Trumbo – November 6

The successful career of Hollywood screenwriter, Dalton Trumbo, comes to an end when he is blacklisted in the 1940s for being a Communist.

Director: Jay Roach

Stars: Bryan Cranston, Elle Fanning, Diane Lane

 

Brooklyn – November 6

In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Ellis Lacey has to choose between two men and two countries.

Director: John Crowley

Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Michael Zegen 

 

The Lady in the Van – November 13

A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her car that's parked in his driveway.

Director: Nicholas Hytner

Stars: Maggie Smith, Dominic Cooper, James Corden

 

 

Carol – November 20

Set in 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.

Director: Todd Haynes

Stars: Rooney Mara, Cate Blanchett, Sarah Paulson

 

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 – November 20

After being symbolized as the "Mockingjay", Katniss Everdeen and District 13 engage in an all-out revolution against the autocratic Capitol.

Director: Francis Lawrence

Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth

 

The Danish Girl – November 27

The remarkable love story inspired by the lives of artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

Director: Tom Hooper

Stars: Alicia Vikander, Amber Heard, Matthias Schoenaerts, Eddie Redmayne

 

I Saw the Light – November 27

A biography of Hank Williams.

Director: Marc Abraham

Stars: Elizabeth Olsen, Tom Hiddleston, David Krumholtz

 

Youth – December 4

Fred and Mick, two old friends, are on vacation in an elegant hotel at the foot of the Alps. Fred, a composer and conductor, is now retired. Mick, a film director, is still working. They look with curiosity and tenderness on their children's confused lives, Micks enthusiastic young writers, and the other hotel guests. While Mick scrambles to finish the screenplay for what he imagines will be his last important film, Fred has no intention of resuming his musical career. But someone wants at all costs to hear him conduct again.

Director: Paolo Sorrentino

Stars: Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz

 

Sisters – December 18

Two sisters decide to throw one last house party before their parents sell their family home.

Director: Jason Moore

Stars: Amy Poehler, John Cena, Tina Fey

 

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens – December 18

A continuation of the saga created by George Lucas set thirty years after Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi(1983).

Director: J.J. Abrams

Stars: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher

 

Moral of the story: get pumped for films coming out this fall.

 

Post by Katrina Faust

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