November film preview

As the leaves are falling all around us and the year winds down, we’re really getting into pre-awards season buzz and we’ll be seeing a few contenders for various awards over the coming weeks, here’s a list of some prominent films to look out for in November (US release dates by default).

Spectre – released on the 6th of November (US)

Director – Sam Mendes

It’s aready out in the UK and Europe but Craigs fourth outing is out next week in the US, as Bond chases down an old enemy, trying to avoid his past and is forced to confront a secretive organization called SPECTRE. The film stars sDaniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Dave Bautista.

 

The Outskirts – released on the 6th of November

Director – Peter Hutchings

High school comedy based around two best friends who try to start a social revolution to unite outcasts in their schools social setting and take revenge on the schools bitchy popular girl. The film stars Victoria Justice, Eden Sher, Ashley Rickards, Avan Jogia, Peyton List.

 

By The Sea – released on the 13th of November

Director – Angelina Jolie

Brad and Angie re-unite in this romantic drama set in France in the mid 70s’ as an American couple travel together but seem to grow apart, though they bond after settling down in one town. The film stars Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Melanie Laurent.

 

The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2 – released on the 20th of November

Director – Franics Lawrence

Katniss Everdeen makes her final call to arms to the people of Panem to fight against the capitol directly and try and take down President Snow in this climactic and conclusive film in The Hunger Games series, the stakes are higher than they’ve ever been as people are fighting for their freedom and fighting against all the capitals tricks and traps. The film stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Woody Harrellson, Julianne Moore, Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks, Sam Claflin, Jeffrey Wright, Jena Malone, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland.

 

The Night Before – released on the 20th of November

Director – Jonathan Levine

Comedy centred around three friends who honour a tradition of meeting every christmas eve and going out after Ethans parents passed away on a christmas eve a few years prior, though as Ethan’s becoming a father and will have to change his lifestyle, the friends opt to go on one last mad night out. The film stars Joseph Gordon Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anthony Mackie.

 

Creed – released on the 25th of November

Director – Ryan Coogler

Rocky Spin-off set several years after the Rocky films as Apollo Creeds son, Adonis Johnson Creed (Michael B Jordan) strives to be something more, having never really knowing his father. He comes across Rocky and gets trained by him in the hope of making Adonis a boxer. The film stars Michael B Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Tony Bellew.

 

The Good Dinosaur – released on the 25th of November

Director – Peter Sohn

Set on an alternate Earth on which Dinosaurs never went extinct, we follow Arlo, a young Apatosaurus who gets swept away from his home, meeting Arlo, a human cave child and the two travel together as Arlo tries to get back back home. The film stars Raymond Ochoa, Sam Elliot, Anna Paquin, A.J. Buckley, Steve Zahn, Jeffrey Wright.

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