As the weather cools down and fall movies get released, heading to the cinema becomes increasingly appealing. From Luca Guadagnino’s haunting remake to the next instalment in the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series, here are 5 highly anticipated films hitting theatres this month that are sure to bring you to the edge of your seat.
An homage to Dario Argento’s 1977 horror masterpiece, Suspiria tells the story of a young American dancer who enrolls at a world-renowned dance company and becomes trapped in a gruesome nightmare. The film, based in Berlin, casts a seductive spell starring Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, and Chloe Moretz in a remake that embraces beauty, chaos and insanity.
Ryan Gosling captures the life of astronaut Neil Armstrong in a dangerous mission that led him to become the first man on the moon. The earth-shattering visuals and courageous risks allow viewers to experience the impossible journey like never before.
Bad Times at the El Royale
Seven strangers with seven secrets meet on the borders of California and Nevada at the El Royale, a run-down hotel with a shady past. John Hamm, Dakota Johnson, and Chris Hemsworth are just a few names in an all-star cast that spend one night in redemption before all hell breaks loose.
The Girl in the Spider’s Web
In the second installment of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo franchise, computer hacker Lisbeth Salander (Clare Foy) is on a mission for vengeance when she and journalist Mikael Blomkvist (Sverrir Gudnason) face a web of cyber criminals and corrupt government officials.
Adapted from Gerrard Conley’s namesake memoir, Boy Erased follows the son of a Baptist pastor in small-town America who is forced to attend a gay conversion therapy program. The coming-of-age drama stars Lucas Hedges as 19-year-old Jared; Russell Crowe and Nicole Kidman as Marshall and Nancy, his religious parents; and Joel Edgerton as Victor, the conversion therapy program’s head therapist.