September film preview

Well there goes summer eh! I know, far too soon…. but as the year winds down and we get into film awards season with summer hot on its heels, September is about to roll on in with a few interesting films on the way, here are a few to keep an eye out for. (US release dates by default).

 

Morgan – released on the 2nd of September

Directed by Luke Scott

Starring: Kate Mara, Anya Taylor Joy, Toby Jones, Rose Leslie, Michelle Yeoh, Paul Giamatti.

Morgan is a Sci-fi thriller about a humanoid created and raised in a laboratory who goes rogue, as her creators and the government try to capture and stop her.

 

 

Sully – released on the 9th of September

Directed by Clint Eastwood

Starring: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney, Autumn Reeser.

Biographical drama and re-telling of the true story of US airways flight 1549 that was landed in the Hudson river by pilot Chelsey Sullenburger just minutes after take off after engine failure.

 

Snowden – released on the 16th of September

Directed by Oliver Stone

Starring: Joseph Gordon Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Zachary Quinto, Scott Eastwood, Melissa Leo, Timothy Olyphant, Rhys Ifans.

Biographical drama following the controversial whistle blower Edward Snowden who leaked information from the NSA in 2013, we see his life and upbringing.

 

Blair Witch – released on the 16th of September

Directed by Adam Wingard

Starring: James Allen McCune, Valorie Curry, Callie Hernandez,

Blair Witch makes it return with Blair Witch, following the events of the Blair Witch Project, a group of college students venture into the Black Hills Forest in Maryland after the disappearance of James Donahues’ sister 20 years previously which was connected to the legend of the Blair Witch,

 

The Magnificent Seven – released on the 23rd of September

Directed by Antoine Fuqua

Starring: Chris Pratt, Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D’Onofrio, Byung-Hyun Lee, Manuel Garcia Rulfo.

The classic Western The Magnificent Seven gets a modern re-boot with this incarnation, following seven mercenaries/outlaws that band together to fight against oppression against the town of Rose Krick.

 

Deepwater Horizon – released on the 30th of September

Directed by Peter Berg

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, John Malkovich, Gina Rodriguez, Dylan O’Brien, Kate Hudson.

Biographical disaster drama based on the true events of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosio nadn oil spill in the gulf of Mexico.

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