6 must-see movies this fall
Cheer up, downtrodden movie-goer; with the changing of the seasons, your cinematic sadness is coming to an end. After an abysmal summer for movies, in which the best films scored somewhere between a yawn and a solid “meh,” the fall movie slate promises to improve. Buckle up, read on and prepare for the fall movie line up.
“Masterminds” — Sept. 30
Jared Hess, director of cult classic comedies “Napoleon Dynamite” and “Nacho Libre,” teams up with a hilarious cast that includes Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, Kristen Wiig and Kate McKinnon for a comedic heist caper. “Napoleon Dynamite” meets “Ocean’s Eleven”? Who isn’t on board for that?
“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” — Nov. 18
The first big screen return to the magical world of Harry Potter stars Eddie Redmayne as wizard Newt Scamander, whose magical misadventures take place in New York City. We can only hope that this return to the Potterverse proves better than “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.”
Doctor Strange” — Nov. 4
To the surprise of absolutely no one, another Marvel movie is coming down the pipe. This time around, Marvel introduces a new element to the comic book universe: MAGIC!, which has got Benedict Cumberbatch, as the titular Dr. Strange, looking like this:
The trailer gives off Christopher Nolan-esque vibes and sports a quality cast, which should put it over-the-top as one of the top hits of this fall.
“Moana” — Nov. 23
“Loving” — Nov. 4
“La La Land” — Dec. 2
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