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Joel D. Amos is a Los Angeles-based writer, and the Senior Entertainment Editor here at SheKnows. He has interviewed numerous celebrities, including Angelina Jolie, Julia Roberts, Katherine Heigl, Rachel McAdams, Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaw...

Fall films: quality & quantity

From Jennifer Aniston discovering Love Happens, Megan Fox inhabiting Megan's Body to the highly anticipated remake of Fame -- 2009 fall films look fabulous in September. Plus, SheKnows has an exclusive trailer for Jane Campion's Bright Star!

September 18 continued

Jennifer’s Body

Stars: Megan Fox, Amanda Seyfried, Adam Brody

What it’s about: Megan Fox portrays a demon who is set to wreak havoc on a high school. Fox’s character is a true Black Widow with an insatiable desire to hook up with - then kill - her mates.

SheKnows movie fact: Jennifer’s Body is written by Juno's Oscar-winner Diablo Cody, who felt the horror film genre needed a feminine touch. With director Karyn Kusama at the helm, Jennifer’s Body achieves that goal on many levels.

Jennifer’s Body trailer:

The Burning Plain

Stars: Charlize Theron, Kim Basinger

What it’s about: One of those gripping films that exist with parallel storylines. Charlize Theron is the daughter and Kim Basinger is the mom who come to grips with life after trying to move past the daughter’s difficult childhood.

SheKnows movie fact: Theron is garnering serious Oscar buzz for her powerful performance.

Fall films: quality & quantity

Paris

Stars: Juliette Binoche

What it’s about: Finding love in the city of love may not be as easy as it sounds.
SheKnows movie fact: Watching Juliette Binoche in her native French is tres fantastique.

September 23

The Boys Are Back

Stars: Clive Owen, Nicholas McAnulty, George MacKay

What it’s about: Owen portrays a journalist who is raising two sons solo after his wife looses her battle with cancer. Both sons require different things from their father, and Owen’s character’s challenge is to find the path to reach both.

SheKnows movie fact: SheKnows speaks to Owen and we cannot wait to tell you all about him and this cute film.

Don’t miss our family film guide for more on The Boys Are Back and the fall's best films for families.

Capitalism: A Love Story

Stars: Michael Moore and his usual documentary comic commentary

What it’s about: The filmmaker behind the issues of the day, whether it 9/11 (Fahrenheit 9/11) and the current topic of the day, health care (Sicko), Moore is a lightning rod of political discussion regardless of which side of the political aisle you reside. Moore is calling Capitalism: A Love Story the mother lode of his film career because of its subject of capitalism lies at the heart of every other issue he has or ever will cover.

SheKnows movie fact: The current economic crash and crisis began weeks into Moore’s turning his cameras on Wall Street. Talk about timing!

Coco Before Chanel

Stars: Audrey Tautou

What it’s about: What was Coco Chanel like before Chanel was Chanel? French superstar actress Audrey Tautou could not be more of a perfect choice to play the fashion icon.

SheKnows movie fact: Don’t miss our exclusive video interview with Tautuo September 16.

Coco Before Chanel trailer:

 


Up next…Fame reboots, Bruce Willis is a Surrogate and The Office’s John Krasinski makes his directorial debut.

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