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hmv.com previews... 10 of September’s Best Movies
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hmv.com previews... 10 of September’s Best Movies

hmv.com previews 10 of the most exciting movies that will be coming to your cinemas screens in September...

 

Bridget Jones’ Baby

(In Cinemas September 16th)

12 years after she was last on our cinema screens Bridget Jones is back!

Now in her 40’s and single once again, Bridget decides to focus on her career as a news producer and surround herself with her friends, old and new.

But, in an unlikely twist, Bridget finds herself pregnant and with the awkward problem that she’s only be 50% sure of who the baby’s father is...

 


The Girl With All The Gifts

(In Cinemas September 23rd)

Gemma Arterton, Paddy Considine and Glenn Close star in this adaptation of M. R. Carey’s post-apocalyptic sci-fi novel.

Set in a world where most of humanity has been wiped out by a fungal infection, it follows a scientist, a teacher and two soldiers as they embark on a journey of survival with a special young girl named Melanie.


Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

(In Cinemas September 30th)

Tim Burton directs Eva Green and Asa Butterfield in this lavish adaptation of Ransom Riggs' bestselling novel.

It tells the story of a young boy named Jake who discovers that his late grandfather has left him a series of clues, clues that lead him to a magical place known as Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.

The home is a place where children with an array of special powers and abilities live, it's also where Jake will learn that he has a special power all of his own, one that could save all his new friends from destruction.

 


Kubo and the Two Strings

(In Cinemas September 9th)

Charlize Theron, Art Parkinson, Ralph Fiennes, Rooney Mara, George Takei and Matthew McConaughey lend their voices to this touching stop-motion animation.

Set in Ancient Japan, it follows Kubo, a strong-headed young boy who must locate a magical suit of armor worn by his late father in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past.


Blair Witch

(In Cinemas September 15th)

17 years after the original movie was released and changed horror movies forever, a spiritual sequel arrives.

The movie, which has been directed by You're Next's Adam Wingard and written by Simon Barrett, is a direct sequel to The Blair Witch Project, but had previously been marketed under the code name of The Woods.

The film follows a group of college students ventures into the Black Hills Forest in Maryland to uncover the mysteries surrounding the disappearance of James Donahue's sister, Heather, who many believe is connected to the legend of the Blair Witch after her disappearance 15 years prior. Unfortunately for them, the same trouble then comes for them.


Imperium

(In Cinemas September 23rd)

Daniel Radcliffe stars in this brutal thriller as Nate Foster, an FBI agent who goes undercover in a neo-Nazi terrorist group to try and foil a plot to plant a dirty bomb.

Starring alongside Radcliffe are Toni Collette, Burn Gorman, Sam Trammell and Tracy Letts. The movie has been directed by newcomer Daniel Ragussis.


The Magnificent Seven

(In Cinemas September 23rd)

This big-budget remake of the iconic 1960 western brings together Chris Pratt, Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, Lee Byung-hun, Manuel Garcia Rulfo, Martin Sensmeier, Haley Bennett, Matt Bomer and Peter Sarsgaard.

The movie is set in the town of Rose Creek, which is under the deadly control of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue. Desperate for help, the townspeople decide to employ protection from seven outlaws, bounty hunters, gamblers and hired guns, a decision that sets up one almighty showdown.

Training Day's Antoine Fuqua directs from a script fine tuned by both Saving Mr Banks director John Lee Hancock and True Detective mainman Nic Pizzolatto.

 


Free State Of Jones

(In Cinemas September 30th)

Matthew McConaughey leads this civil war epic which tells the story of Newton Knight, a poor farmer who led a full armed rebellion against the Confederacy. Opposed to both slavery and secession, he launched an uprising that led Jones County, Mississippi to itself secede from the Confederacy, creating a Free State of Jones...

Starring alongside Matthew McConaughey are Beyond The Lights’ Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Scandal’s Keri Russell.

Seabiscuit and The Hunger Games director Gary Ross is behind the camera on this one.

 

Morgan

(In Cinemas September 2nd)

Kate Mara, Anya Taylor-Joy, Toby Jones, Rose Leslie, Boyd Holbrook, Michelle Yeoh, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Paul Giamatti star in this brooding thriller from Luke Scott, son of Ridley.

Mara plays a corporate troubleshooter who is sent to a top-secret location to investigate and evaluate a terrifying accident, an accident that it turns out resulted from a genetically engineered being, a mystery that offers up both infinite promise and incalculable danger.

 

Sausage Party

(In Cinemas September 2nd)

Seth Rogen turns his hand to animation in this seriously rude new comedy about a group of food products who soon learn the terrible truth about what happens to them after they leave the supermarket.

As well as Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, James Franco, Paul Rudd, Danny McBride, Salma Hayek, David Krumholtz, Nick Kroll and Edward Norton also lend their voices.

 

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