Sep 222012
 

Monthly installment of our “see with your mates, take your dates to” list of cinema films premiering in October. It’s a rather dry month but Oscar season is definitely upon us.

 

"The Paperboy" poster

“The Paperboy”

The Paperboy

Plot: A reporter and his younger brother investigate the events surrounding a murder to exonerate a man on death row.

Why watch: Indie straight-to-Cannes movie with incredible cast made by director of “Precious” for less money in total that any of the four headlining actors usually take for a leading role.

Genre: Drama

Production: USA $12.5 million

Director: Lee Daniels

Script: Lee Daniels based on Peter Dexter’s novel

Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Zac Efron, John Cusack, Nicole Kidman, David Oyelowo, Macy Gray, Scott Glenn

United States Cinemas: Friday October 5, 2012 (Limited release)

No dates for international release

 

 

 

 

New US distribution poster for "Argo"

Argo Poster for US distribution

Argo

Plot: During the 1979 Iran hostage crisis, the governments of the United States and Canada partnered to rescue six U.S. foreign service members from the American embassy in Iran

Why watch: Based on true declassified story of CIA using fake Sci-Fi flick to rescue Americans from Tehran.

Genre: Political Drama

Production: USA

Director: Ben Affleck

Script: Chris Terrio, Antonio J. Mendez (novel), Joshuah Bearman (press, article, novel)

Cast: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, John Goodman

United StatesUnited KingdomCanada Cinemas: Friday October 12, 2012

Australia  Cinemas: Thursday 25th October 2012

 

 

 

 

 

New Poster for "Cloud Atlas"

“Cloud Atlas”

Cloud Atlas

Plot: Story of interconnected lives across time and space where actions and decisions in each timeline have consequences in all consecutive lives.

Why watch: 100 million dollar sci fi film from the makers of Matrix with most unlikely star studded cast.

Genre: Sci Fi

Production: USA $100 million

Director: Lana & Andy Wachowski, Tom Tykwer

Script: Lana & Andy Wachowski, Tom Tykwer, David Mitchell (novel)

Cast: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent, Hugo Weaving, Susan Sarandon, Hugh Grant, Jim Sturgess, Doona Bae, Ben Whishaw, James D’Arcy, Zhou Xun, Keith David, David Gyasi

United StatesUnited Kingdom Cinemas: Friday October 26, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

Poster for "Killing Them Softly"

.. without song

Killing Them Softly

Plot: Professional enforcer investigates a heist that occurs during a high stakes, mob-protected poker game.

Why watch: Cannes film festival nominated action flick with Brand Pitt

Genre: Action/Drama

Production: USA

Director:  Andrew Dominik

Script: Andrew Dominik, George V. Higgins (novel)

Cast: Brad Pitt, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn, Richard Jenkins, James Gandolfini, Ray Liotta, Sam Shepard

United Kingdom Cinemas: Friday 21 September 2012

Australia Cinemas: Thursday 11th October 2012

United StatesCanada Cinemas (limited release): Friday November 30, 2012

 

 

 

 

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