Fine Fall Films
The leaves are changing and that only means one thing in Hollywood: bring out the Oscar worthy films.
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Directing within the genre where he excels, the Snatch and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrell'shelmer is set to reclaim the crime film for his own.
This time the action is still in London, but instead of a diamond or a heist, RocknRollafollows a scam that attracts the city's ugliest of crime lords.
Millions of pounds are up for stake in a real estate fake-out that has Gerald Butler starring as One-Two. What did you expect from the writer-director who named his lead Turkish?
RocknRollaalso features a who-who's of upcoming British stars including Nonso Anozie, Charlotte Armer, Thandie Newton, and Gemma Arterton. Not British, but still fab is the Americans in this picture, Jeremy Piven and Ludacris. Holla back!
Body of Lies
DiCaprio is hoping for lightning again with this story of police corruption directed by renowned thrill-master Ridley Scott. The film is based on Washington Postcolumnist's book about Roger Feris (DiCaprio) who stumbles onto a major break in the War on Terror.
Considering the world today, everyone could use more friends like Poppy, no?
Take Remember the Titans and move it to college, expand the stage to the national spotlight, toss in the magic ingredient from The Rookie,and it looks as if we have another sports movie that gets audiences cheering.
Thandie Newton is back this fall as Condoleeza Rice, with a phenomenal actor tackling Colin Powell, Jeffrey Wright and Richard Dreyfuss tackling Dick Cheney.
The Secret Life of Bees
She retreats to her friend Rosaleen's house and discovers a life she never thought possible for herself. The Secret Life of Beesis tenderly directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood based on her screenplay of Sue Monk Kidd's novel.
This time around, Wahlberg plays a Max Payne, DEA agent who finds his family dead after an investigation he's involved in exposes them. Mila Kunis stars as a second wounded soul who joins Wahlberg's effort to avoid the police, the people who killed their families and for Kunis, she brings an obsession with avenging, in particular, her sister's brutal death.
Flash of Genius
Flash of Geniusis more than a film about the guy who invented the windshield wiper. The corporate monoliths took his idea and ran with it without ever given him compensation or even credit. With the odds stacked against him, Kinnear's Bob Kearns with his wife's support (fantastic Lauren Graham), fight back and sue the car industry.
This true story has the potential to be the sleeper of the season.
Up next...October 24 proves to be time to sing and dance