October has arrived and it brings some highly anticipated films! From sci-fi sequel, Blade Runner 2049, which arrives 35 years after the first film, to Chadwick Boseman playing Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, in Marshall.
And it wouldn’t be October without some horror movies and this year we see Happy Death Day, The Snowman, and Jigsaw gearing up to scare movie-goers everywhere.
Plus there’s a few hidden gems such as the film adaption of Brian Selznick’s beautifully illustrated novel, Wonderstruck, and Professor Marston and The Wonder Woman, which explores how our favourite Amazonian came to be.
Read on to discover what is hitting theatres this month and tell us in the comments below what film you want to see!
Set thirty years after the events of the 1982 film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.
Starring Ryan Gosling (La La Land), Harrison Ford (Star Wars), MacKenzie Davis (Halt & Catch Fire), Lennie James (The Walking Dead), Robin Wright (House of Cards), Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy), and Jared Leto (Suicide Squad).
About a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases.
Starring Chadwick Boseman (Captain America: Civil War), Josh Gad (Beauty and the Beast 2017), Kate Hudson (Bride Wars), Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us), and Dan Stevens (Legion).
Based on the novel by Brian Selznick, the story of a young boy in the Midwest is told simultaneously with a tale about a young girl in New York from fifty years ago as they both seek the same mysterious connection.
Starring Millicent Simmonds, Julianne Moore (Kingsman: The Golden Circle), Cory Michael Smith (Gotham), Oakes Fegley (Pete’s Dragon), Jaden Michael (The Get Down), and Michelle Williams (My Week With Marilyn).
A college student relives the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and terrifying end until she discovers her killer’s identity.
Starring Jessica Rothe (La La Land), Israel Broussard (Fear The Walking Dead), Ruby Modine (Shameless), and Charles Aitken (The Knick).
A group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq struggles to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they’ve left the battlefield.
Starring Miles Teller (Divergent), Haley Bennett (The Girl on The Train), Joe Cole (Peaky Blinders), Keisha Castle-Hughes (Game of Thrones), Omar J. Dorsey (Django Unchained), and Brad Beyer (Extant).
The story of psychologist William Moulton Marston, the polyamorous relationship between his wife and his mistress, the creation of his beloved comic book character Wonder Woman, and the controversy the comic generated.
Starring Luke Evans (Beauty and the Beast 2017), Rebecca Hall (The BFG), Bella Heathcote (The Man In The High Castle), Connie Britton (Nashville), and JJ Feild (Captain America).
Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow-covered mountain. When they realise help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.
Starring Idris Elba (The Dark Tower), Kate Winslet (The Dressmaker), Beau Bridges (Masters of Sex), and Dermot Mulroney (Shameless).
Detective Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose pink scarf is found wrapped around an ominous-looking snowman.
Starring Michael Fassbender (X-Men), Rebecca Ferguson (The White Queen), Chloë Sevigny (American Horror Story), J.K. Simmons (Spider-Man), James D’Arcy (Agent Carter), and Jamie Clayton (Sense8).
The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. Their heartwarming celebration of human possibility marks the directorial debut of Andy Serkis.
Starring Claire Foy (The Crown), Andrew Garfield (The Amazing Spider-Man), Diana Rigg (Game of Thrones), Dean-Charles Chapman (Game of Thrones), and Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey).
Bodies are turning up around the city, each having met a uniquely gruesome demise. As the investigation proceeds, evidence points to one man: John Kramer. But how can this be? The man known as Jigsaw has been dead for over a decade.
Starring Laura Vandervoort (Bitten), Tobin Bell (The Flash), Brittany Allen (Defiance), Callum Keith Rennie (The Man In The High Castle), Hannah Emily Anderson (Shoot The Messenger), and Matt Passmore (Satisfaction).