The Screening Room
Here’s what we’re pairing with our popcorn this fall movie season.
The popular tome comes to life on the big screen. When astronauts blast off from the planet Mars, they leave behind Mark Watney (Matt Damon), presumed dead after a fierce storm. With only a meager amount of supplies, the stranded visitor must utilize his wits and spirit to find a way to survive on the hostile planet. Directed by Ridley Scott.
Opens October 2.
The man behind the machine, with a script by Aaron Sorkin. Apple Inc. co-founders Steve Jobs (Michael Fassbender) and Steve “Woz” Wozniak (Seth Rogen) get ready to unveil the first Macintosh in 1984. The film covers Jobs’ personal issues at the time, getting fired from Apple and a comeback that would revolutionize the tech world. Directed by Danny Boyle.
Opens October 9.
Beasts of No Nation
A brutal but poignant drama based on the experiences of Agu (Abraham Attah), a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country. Starring Idris Elba as the fierce warlord and directed by Cary Fukunaga.
Opens October 16.
Nick Hornby’s screenplay about an Irish immigrant (Saoirse Ronan) in 1950s New York who must make a difficult choice when her past rears its head. Directed by John Crowley.
Opens October 6.
James Bond (Daniel Craig) is back. This time he travels to Mexico City and Rome, where he meets the beautiful widow (Monica Bellucci) of an infamous criminal. After infiltrating a secret meeting, 007 uncovers the existence of the sinister organization.
As Bond ventures toward the heart of SPECTRE, he discovers a chilling connection between himself and the enemy (Christoph Waltz) he seeks. Directed by Sam Mendes.
Opens November 6.
The Danish Girl
The remarkable love story inspired by the lives of artists Lili Elbe (Eddie Redmayne) and Gerda Wegener (Alicia Vikander). Lili and Gerda’s marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili’s groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer. Directed by Tom Hopper.
Opens November 27.