2012 Fall Movie Preview: NovemberSeptember 3rd, 2012 | Posted by in Film
What we want to see:
- How The Twilight Saga ends.
- James Bond’s latest adventure.
- Daniel-Day Lewis transformed into Abe Lincoln.
- Keira Knightley take on Anna Karenina.
- If Ang Lee’s “Life of Pi” is an awards contender.
We link to each movie’s IMDb page for posters, trailers and much more information.
Cast: John C. Reilly, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, Sarah Silverman.
Director: Rich Moore
The bad-guy character in a classic game who longs to be a hero brings trouble to his entire arcade after sneaking into a new first-person shooter game and unleashing a deadly enemy.
Cast: Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Bruce Greenwood, Don Cheadle.
Director: Robert Zemeckis
An airline pilot saves a flight from crashing, but an investigation into the malfunctions reveals something troubling.
The Man With Iron Fists
Cast: Russell Crowe, Cung Le, Lucy Liu, RZA.
In feudal China, a blacksmith who makes weapons for a small village is put in the position where he must defend himself and his fellow villagers.
Jack and Diane
Cast: Juno Temple, Jena Malone, Kylie Minogue
Director: Bradley Rust Gray
Two teenage girls, sexual desire and werewolf-like visions in New York City.
This Must Be The Place
Cast: Sean Penn, Frances McDormand, Harry Dean Stanton
Director: Paolo Sorrentino
A bored, retired rock star sets out to find the man responsible for his father’s humiliation, an ex-Nazi war criminal who is a refugee in the U.S.
A Late Quartet
Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Jeremy Northam, Christopher Walken
Director: Yaron Zilberman
After performing together for 25 years, a quartet has to adjust to a member retiring due to Parkinson’s disease.
Cast: Daniel Craig, Helen McCrory, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes.
Director: Sam Mendes
James Bond’s loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her.
Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Jared Harris.
Director: Steven Spielberg
The sixteenth President of the United States guides the North to victory during the Civil War.
A Royal Affair
Cast: Mads Mikkelsen, Trine Dyrholm, Alicia Vikander.
Director: Nikaolaj Arcel
A period piece set amid the lives of 18th century Danish royalty.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Dakota Fanning.
Director: Bill Condon
After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi.
Cast: Keira Knightley, Jude Law, Aaron Johnson, Matthew Macfadyen.
Director: Joe Wright
Set in late-19th-century Russia high-society, the aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.
Rust and Bone
Cast: Marion Cotillard, Matthias Schoenaerts, Armand Verdure, Céline Sallette.
Director: Jacques Audiard
Put in charge of his young son, Ali leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Ali’s bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident.
Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Adrianne Palicki, Josh Peck.
Director: Dan Bradley
A group of teenagers look to save their town from an invasion of North Korean soldiers.
The Silver Linings Playbook
Cast: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver
Director: David O. Russell
After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
Rise of the Guardians
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Alec Baldwin, Isla Fisher, Chris Pine
Director: Peter Ramsey
When the evil spirit Pitch launches an assault on Earth, the Immortal Guardians team up to protect the innocence of children all around the world.
Life of Pi
Cast: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain, Tabu.
Director: Ang Lee
The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper’s son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.
Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning
Cast: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, Scott Adkins.
Director: John Hyams
Deveraux and Scott lead an army of Unisols without government oversight, weeding out the weak and constantly testing their strongest warriors in bloody, life-and-death combat.
Cast: Josh Stewart, Daniel Sharman, Erin Way.
Director: Marcus Dunston
An ex-con is blackmailed into helping save a beautiful girl kidnapped by the psychopathic killer, “The Collector.”
The Frozen Ground
Cast: Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, Vanessa Hudgens.
Director: Scott Walker
An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice.