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

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

 

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

(In Cinemas November 18th)


J. K. Rowling returns to the wizarding world next month with a brand new blockbuster.

This new spin-off is set 70 years before the events of Harry Potter and follows the adventures of Eddie Redmayne's Newt Scamander, a wizard at the heart New York's secret magic community, who arrives for a meeting with a briefcase full of magical creatures, some of whom end up escaping.

The movie stars Redmayne, Ezra Miller, Katherine Waterson, Colin Farrell, Alison Sudol and Dan Fogler. The movie has been directed by David Yates, who was behind the camera on four of the eight Harry Potter films, and is the start of a trilogy of movies.

 


Allied

(In Cinemas November 25th)


Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard star in this slick new thriller from director Robert Zemeckis. Pitt plays North American intelligence officer Max Vatan who meets French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour (Cotillard) while both are working as assassins in 1942.

After falling in love and setting up home in London, Vatan’s life is turned upside down when he’s asked to try and find out if his wife has in fact been spying for the Germans all along...

 


A United Kingdom

(In Cinemas November 25th)


Rosamund Pike and David Oyelowo lead this tense drama which tells the story of Seretse Khama, who would go on to become the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948.

We follow the couple as they face fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments.

The movie has been directed by Amma Asante, best known for hit costume drama Belle, working from a script from Eye In The Sky writer Guy Hibbert.

 

Paterson

(In Cinemas November 25th)


Adam Driver leads Jim Jarmusch’s tender new drama about Paterson, a bus driver in suburban New Jersey who refuses to share his poetry with the world, leaving his wife Laura to take matters into her own hands…

 


The Light Between Oceans

(In Cinemas November 1st)


Michael Fassbender, Rachel Weisz and Alicia Vikander star in this tearjerker from The Place Beyond The Pines director Derek Cianfrance. It follows lighthouse keeper Tom Sherbourne and his wife Isabel who discover a boat washed ashore carrying a dead man and a two-month old baby. They decide to raise the baby as their own, but it turns out to a decision with devastating consequences.

 


The Accountant

(In Cinemas November 4th)


Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick and J.K. Simmons lead this action thriller, which tells the story of Affleck’s Christian Wolff, a maths genius who works as a freelance accountant for some of the world’s most dangerous criminal organisations, and who is forced to take on his first legal client, a development which brings deadly consequences.

 


Bad Santa 2

(In Cinemas November 25th)

 

13 years after his last outing, Billy Bob Thornton’s Willie T. Soke puts on the red suit and beard once again as he and his angry sidekick Marcus team up once again to rip off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve.

 


Edge Of Seventeen

(In Cinemas November 30th)


Hailee Steinfeld leads this warm-hearted coming-of-age drama about awkward teenager Nadine and her struggle to fit in. Starring alongside Steinfeld are Haley Lu Richardson, Hayden Szeto, Blake Jenner, Woody Harrelson and Kyra Sedgwick.

 

Arrival

(In Cinemas November 10th)


Before he moved on to direct Blade Runner 2049, Sicario's Denis Villeneuve has another sci-fi epic. Starring Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Forest Whittaker, the movie begins with mysterious spacecrafts touching down across the world, forcing the globe's governments to put together an elite team to investigate.

 

Nocturnal Animals

(In Cinemas November 4th)


Tom Ford writes and directs this dark thriller about an art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband's novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a veiled threat and a symbolic revenge tale.

Ford takes charge of a great ensemble cast including Jake Gyllenhaal, Amy Adams, Jena Malone, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Michael Sheen, Isla Fisher, Armie Hammer and Laura Linney.

 

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