Angelina Jolie in the movie Maleficent: Lady of Darkness
Autumn is a great time to spend cold and rainy evenings watching movies. Fortunately, this month the movie news turned out to be very rich. The long-awaited premieres with your favorite actors, thrillers and horror, adventures and cartoons – we tell about all the pictures that will be released in October.
"Joker" / Joker (October 3)
Actors: Joaquin Phoenix Zazi Bitts, Robert De Niro, Jolie Chan, Mark Maron, Francis Conroy, Mary Kate Malat, Shay Wigam, Brett Cullen, Douglas Hodge.
Synopsis. Winner The Venice Film Festival, and perhaps the main contender for the Oscar, is finally coming to Russian distribution.
In the center of the plot The Joker – A comedian named Arthur Fleck, who lives with a sick mother and cares for her. From childhood, she taught him to smile at the world, but the people around him were so cruel that the Joker’s smile turned into an ominous grimace.
Fans of previous films about the famous comic book character, also played by Heath Ledger and Jack Nicholson, will surely begin to compare the new Joker with old paintings, but it’s hardly worth it. The Joker is more like Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver, and the director of the film, Todd Phillips, stated that his new work might not appeal to comic book fans.
Joaquin Phoenix in the movie "Joker"
"Operation Hummingbird" / The Hummingbird Project (October 3)
Actors: Jesse Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgard, Salma Hayek, Michael Mando, Johan Heldenberg, Aisha Issa, Mark Slack, Sarah Goldberg, Frank Scorpio, Kwasi Songui.
Synopsis. Vincent and Anton are cousins who trade. Wanting to make good money, they plan to carry out one project, the so-called “Operation Hummingbird.” Its essence is to buy land and lay a cable from Wall Street to their offices. This fast data transfer allowed the resourceful brothers to be ahead of the competition and ahead of them in making lucrative deals, however, Vincent and Anton get in the way of their former boss, performed by Salma Hayek, who, using their idea, is trying to realize what they have planned.
Salma Hayek and Alexander Skarsgard in the movie Operation Hummingbird
"That which was not" / Celle que vous croyez (October 3)
Actors: Juliette Binoche, Nicole Garcia, Francois Civil, Marie-Ange Caste, Guillaume Guy, Charles Burling, Jules Uplen, Jules Gozlen, Francis Lepley, Pierre Giraud.
Synopsis. Having survived her husband’s betrayal and divorce, 50-year-old Claire found the strength to start life from scratch. She brings up two children, works at the university and meets with a man who is much younger than her. But their affair suddenly ended: causing Claire pain, her lover disappeared. To track him down, she decides to create a fake Facebook profile: now she is a 24-year-old girl named Clara with other people's photos. It is not so easy to reach out to a former lover – he rejects all requests for adding to friends from strangers. But Clara’s offer to meet meets his close friend Alex. Very soon, their communication develops into something more …
Juliette Binoche and Francois Siville in the film "The One That Was Not"
"Gemini" / Gemini Man (October 10)
Actors: Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen, Benedict Wong, Douglas Hodge, Ralph Brown, Linda Emond, Theodore Woolley, Andrea Such, Tim Connolly.
Synopsis. Henry Brogan (Will Smith) is a professional hitman. After working for many years at the NSA, he decided to leave the service, but his bosses did not approve of such a decision, Henry, to put it mildly – so, the former bosses sent a young employee to deal with him. It is not so easy for an experienced Henry to hide from him – after all, the mysterious special agent seems to know everything about his target and suggests every next step.
Will Smith in the movie Gemini
"Rainy Day in New York" / A Rainy Day in New York (October 10)
Actors: Timothy Chalamet, El Fanning, Selena Gomez, Jude LawDiego Luna, Liv Schreiber, Taylor Black, Cherry Jones, Rebecca Hall, Kelly Rohrbach.
Synopsis. Woody Allen's new film with a very star cast in the lead roles.
The plot focuses on a couple in love who comes to New York for the weekend. The huge metropolis not only gave the lovers amazing acquaintances and vivid impressions, but also arranged a relationship check for them. So, the main character gets the opportunity to interview an famous director who offers her to try on a role in a movie (and she dreamed about it like that!). And her lover soon suddenly meets his longtime acquaintance with whom he has a romantic relationship.
Selena Gomez in the movie Rainy Day in New York
"Little Monsters" / Little Monsters (October 10)
Actors: Lupita Niongo, Josh Gad, Alexander England, Stephen Peacock, Kat Stewart, Nadia Townsend, Henry Nixon, Marshall Napier, M.J. Kokolis, Rachel Abdulrahman.
Synopsis. Miss Caroline (Lupita Niongo) is an elementary school teacher who loves her job very much and gets along well with children who reciprocate. Therefore, they are happy to agree to go with her on a country trip. However, the trip is really dangerous for them – in the place where they come, a zombie virus spread. In order to somehow calm the children distraught with fear, Caroline tries to convince them that everything that happens is a game, and zombies are fake. Monsters, however, persistently refuse to play along and in every possible way make it clear that their intentions are very serious.
Lupita Niongo in the movie "Little Monsters"
Maleficent: Lady of Darkness / Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (October 17)
Synopsis. Continuation of the picture, released on screens in 2014.
Act the movie will unfold a few years after Maleficent (the heroine of Jolie) enchanted Princess Aurora (character El Fanning).
Maleficent lives in a magical forest far from people, but she finally fails to abandon the outside world. She returns there again and is faced with betrayal and evil. Her main enemy will be Queen Ingrit (Michelle Pfeiffer), but with Princess Aurora (El Fanning), she will develop almost strong friendships.
Angelina Jolie in the movie Maleficent: Lady of Darkness
"Judy" / Judy (October 17)
Actors: Renee Zellweger, Jesse Buckley, Rufus Sewell, Finn Wittrock, Michael Gambon, Bella Ramsey, Gaia Weiss, Gemma-Lee Devere, Andy Nyman, Fenella Wulgar.
Synopsis. Biopic about the legendary Hollywood actress Judy Garland.
Act the movie takes place in 1968, the year before the death of the actress. The film will tell about the latest Garland concerts in England, dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the release of the film The Wizard of Oz that glorified her, her quarrels with leadership, personal experiences and longing for children, as well as her meeting with musician Mickey Deans who will later become her fifth (and last) husband.
According to Zellweger, while working on the film, she really wanted to talk with the children of the cult actress in order to find out from them what they themselves would like to see on the screen, but alas, for some reason, failed to do this.
Their family secrets, which they kept secret, is a treasure that belongs only to them,– said Zellweger.
The new work of director Rupert Gould has already been predicted by more than one Academy Award nomination.
Renee Zellweger in the movie "Judy"
"The Mental Wolf" (October 17)
Actors: Julia Vysotskaya, Lisa Klimova, Fedor Lavrov, Yuri Trubin, Asya Ozturk.
Synopsis. The third full-length film by Valeria Gai Germanicus, which premiered at the last festival Kinotavrwhere he received a special diploma to them. M. Tariverdieva "For the musical decision of the film."
Surprisingly, in this film, no one in the frame vomits or drinks urine, so everyone can breathe a sigh of relief, – Guy Germanika herself gave such a characteristic to her film.
The plot focuses on a mother and her daughter, whose relationship cannot be called warm. To unite them, as it turned out, is only possible due to fear and dangers – whether invented, or real. Film critics called the film provocative, and Anton Dolin even compared it to Lars von Trier's Antichrist and called The Mind Wolf a feminist version of Little Red Riding Hood.
By the way, the script for the film was written by the winner of the Cannes Film Festival Yuri Arabov, who openly professes Orthodoxy.
"Special" / Hors normes (October 23)
Actors: Vincent Cassel, Reda Kateb, Helen Vincent, Lina Curls, Elban Ivanov, Alois Savage.
Synopsis. For 20 years, psychologists Bruno and Malik have been working on children with autism, helping them integrate into society and feel as comfortable as possible. Having opened a special center where children with severe autism could live and study, Bruno and Malik soon began to lack staff. Then they decided to hire adolescents from disadvantaged areas, and they, by the way, turned out to be excellent helpers and educators.
Vincent Cassel and Reda Ketab in the movie Special
Peanut Falcon / The Peanut Butter Falcon (October 24)
Actors: Shia Laboff, Dakota Johnson, Zach Gottzagen, John Hawks, Thomas Hayden Church, Bruce Dern, John Berntal, Yelawolf, Jake Roberts, Mick Foley.
Synopsis. Zach was born with Down Syndrome, and because of this, it was not so easy for him to find a common language with people who simply turned away from him. He lives in a special medical institution, where he is under constant supervision. Wanting to fulfill his old dream (Zack always wanted to go to a wrestling school and meet his idol), he decides to escape from there. So he meets the fugitive criminal Tyler, who becomes his friend. Eleanor, a young nurse of the medical institution, is sent to search for the escaped patient of the hospital, who soon goes on his trail. She is so imbued with his dream that she agrees with him and Tyler to go on an adventure.
"Zombieland: Control Shot" / Zombieland: Double Tap (October 24)
Actors: Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin, Rosario Dawson, Zoe Deutsch, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Luke Wilson, Evan Jogia.
Synopsis. After 10 years, zombie hunters are back! This time, the protagonists will fight Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg), Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson), Wichita (Emma Stone) and Little Rock (Abigail Breslin) will fight the noticeably evolved walking dead, whose defeat is becoming increasingly difficult, as well as the surviving zombies, which have become even more bloodthirsty. The situation is complicated by the fact that relations within zombie hunters are far from ideal – they have to solve many personal problems.
Emma Stone in the movie "Zombieland: Control Shot"
"Three Seconds" / The Informer (October 24)
Actors: Ana de Armas, Rosamund Pike, Yuel Kinnaman, Clive Owen, Common, Ruth Bradley, Nasir Jama, Sam Spwell, Arturo Castro.
Synopsis. Released in worldwide distribution at the beginning of this year, the film only reached Russia by October.
The film, based on the novel of the same name by the Swedish writer Berge Helström, will deal with the former criminal Pete Hoffman, who became an exemplary family man and law-abiding citizen. However, in order to save the family, he will have to remember the past – he ends up in one of the most protected prisons in the world in order to infiltrate the mafia of drug traffickers and expose it.
Ana de Armas in the movie Three Seconds
The Text (October 24)
Actors: Alexander Petrov, Kristina Asmus, Ivan Yankovsky, Sofya Ozerova, Maxim Vinogradov, Vitaliy Khaev, Dmitry Glukhovsky, Kirill Nagiev.
Synopsis. Film, based on the novel by writer Dmitry Glukhovsky.
The protagonist is 27-year-old Ilya Goryunov (Petrova's hero). He spent seven years in prison for a crime he did not commit – he was accused of drug trafficking. Having been released, he decides to take revenge on the one through whose fault he was unjustly sent to prison. Having got access to the phone of an employee of the Federal Drug Control Service Petr (Yankovsky character), Goryunov learns everything about his enemy, his friends, relatives and friends and is so keen on this that he begins to live a strange life …
Interestingly, the first trailer of "Text" came out almost at the same time when it was detained journalist "Medusa" Ivan Golunov. It is also curious that the plot of the film itself, as well as the name of the main character, also echoes the real story. arrest of Golunov.
I wanted to write a realistic novel. Realistic means about what really happens. About what can happen to everyone. It’s incredible how the story of journalist Ivan Golunov turned out to be similar to the story of the hero of my book “Text” Ilya Goryunov, – said Dmitry Glukhovsky.
"Terminator: Dark Fate" / Terminator: Dark Fate (October 31)
Actors: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mackenzie Davis, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton, Tom Hopper, Cassandra Starr, Gabriel Luna, Natalia Reyes, Stephen Cree, Diego Boneta.
Synopsis. The sequel to the cult film "The Terminator", which opened the way for Arnold Schwarzenegger to the big movie.
Act the movie takes place in 2027. The Legion artificial intelligence network is sending a new terminator model, which is made of liquid metal and has the ability to be divided into two full-fledged robots. The salvation of mankind now depends on Dani Ramos, who did not appear in the previous frequent films. To hunt for the terminators will Sarah O'Connor, as well as a girl named Grace – half human, half robot. Well, the good old Arnie aka Terminator T-800 will join them in this fight against evil.
Arnold Schwarzenegger in the movie Terminator: Dark Fates
"The Addams Family" / The Addams Family (October 31)
Synopsis. A cartoon based on comics about the famous Addams family will tell about members of her family whose life is somewhat different from that of other people: mom is crazy about black, dad considers rainy weather the most favorable for walks, grandmother drinks poison before bedtime, and children adore poison play in the cemetery. Famous TV presenter decides to break the family idyll, who suggests creating an “ideal world” in which there will be no place for extraordinary Addams.
Hollywood celebrities voiced the main characters: Charlize Theron, Katherine O'Hara, Chloe Moretz, Finn Wulfard and others.
Frame from the cartoon "Addams Family"