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Best Movies of November 2019: hmv.com previews the top 10...
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Best Movies of November 2019: hmv.com previews the top 10...

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

 

Knives Out

(In Cinemas November 27th)

 

Before he heads off into a galaxy far, far away to oversee a new Star Wars trilogy, director Rian Johnson has decided to have some fun. Some delicious murder-mystery fun with a certain Daniel Craig. 

The film stars Craig as a detective named Benoit Blanc, who is called to investigate after Christopher Plummer's Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday.  

Sorry To Bother You's Lakeith Stanfield, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Toni Collette, Don Johnson, Michael Shannon, Chris Evans, Katherine Langford, Jaeden Martell and Christopher Plummer are in supporting roles. 

Johnson writes and directs. 

 

 

Last Christmas

(In Cinemas November 15th)

 

The music of George Michael soundtracks a new romantic comedy, which stars Game Of Thrones' Emilia Clarke and Crazy Rich Asians mainman Henry Golding. 

The film follows Clarke's Kate, a struggling singer who has accepted to work as Santa's elf for a department store.

While working, she meets Golding's Tom and her life takes a dramatic new turn...

Starring alongside Clarke and Golding are Emma Thompson, Michelle Yeoh, Rebecca Root, Lydia Leonard, Patti LuPone and Ingrid Oliver.

Thompson and theatre writer Bryony Kimmings will work together on the screenplay, with Paul Feig directing. 

15 of Michael's song are on the soundtrack, including one that was previously unreleased. 

 

 

Charlie's Angels

(In Cinemas November 29th)

 

After an aborted TV reboot, the classic 70s detective return to the big screen next month, with Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska playing the angels.

Elizabeth Banks, Djimon Hounsou, Noah Centineo, Sam Claflin and Patrick Stewart are also in key roles.

This time, the Angels are no longer detectives, instead, they are a security and intelligence service that has teams around the world, Interestingly, each team is led by a different “Bosley", the shadowy mastermind behind the angels.

For our angels, they're thrown into action when a young systems engineer blows the whistle on a dangerous technology. 

Banks directs and has written the screenplay for this new take on the story. 

 

 

Frozen 2

(In Cinemas November 22nd)

 

The stupendously successful Disney adventure gets a much-anticipated sequel next month. 

Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff and Josh Gad return to voice the key cast, with Evan Rachel Wood and Sterling K. Brown joining for the sequel. 

In the sequel, Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Olaf team up and head far in the forest to try and discover the truth about an ancient mystery of their kingdom.

Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee are in the director's chair for the sequel. 

 

 

Midway

(In Cinemas November 8th)

 

After returning to alien invasion with his Independence Day sequel, this time Roland Emmerich takes aim at World War II with Midway. 

The film has an all-star cast that includes Woody Harrelson, Luke Evans, Mandy Moore, Patrick Wilson, Ed Skrein, Luke Kleintank, Aaron Eckhart, Nick Jonas, Darren Criss and Dennis Quaid.

Emmerich's movie sets out to re-tell the battle of Midway, a skirmish that saw the US win a decisive victory against the Japanese in the battle for the Pacific. 

It follows a series of US Navy sailors and aviators and their loved ones as they make their way through the battle.  

The movie is Emmerich's follow-up to Independence Day: Resurgence and features a script from newcomer Wes Tooke. 

 

 

Le Mans '66

(In Cinemas November 15th)

 

Matt Damon and Christian Bale come together for this lavish new biopic. 

The movie, which is known as Ford v. Ferrari in the rest of the world, follows American car designer Carroll Shelby and British driver Ken Miles who set out to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company. 

It was a car that was designed to take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.

Caitriona Balfe, Jon Bernthal, Josh Lucas and Noah Jupe star alongside Damon and Bale. Wolverine man James Mangold directs, working from a script from Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth and Jason Keller. 

 

 

The Aeronauts

(In Cinemas November 4th)

 

Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne reunite in this new adventure. 

The film is set in 1862 and follows Jones' Amelia Wren, a wealthy young widow, who teams up with and headstrong scientist James Glaisher to mount a balloon expedition to fly higher than anyone in history. 

Sadly, once they're airborne, things then take a turn for the worse and the pair face a fight for survival. 

Jones and Redmayne reunite for the first time since their Oscar-nominated and winning turns in The Theory Of Everything. Starring alongside them are Phoebe Fox, Himesh Patel, Vincent Perez, Anne Reid, Tom Courtenay, Tim McInnerny and Rebecca Front.

Tom Harper, director of Wild Rose, takes charge, working from a script from writer Jack Thorne. 

 

 

The Good Liar

(In Cinemas November 8th)

 

Ian McKellen and Helen Mirren team up for this tense new thriller. 

McKellen plays Roy Courtenay, a seasoned conman finds himself growing to care for Betty McLeish, the woman he orchestrated his latest scheme against after meeting her online.

Russell Tovey, Jim Carter, Laurie Davidson and Mark Lewis Jones co-star, working for Beauty And The Beast director Bill Condon.

The film is adapted from Nicholas Searle's bestselling novel. 

 

 

Brittany Runs A Marathon

(In Cinemas November 1st)

 

Jillian Bell leads the way in this big-hearted new comedy. 

Bell plays Brittany Forgler, a young woman who decides to make positive changes in her life by training for the New York City Marathon.

Starring alongside Bell are Michaela Watkins, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Lil Rel Howery and Micah Stock, while Paul Downs Colaizzo writes and directs. 

 

 

Harriet

(In Cinemas November 22nd)

 

Cynthia Erivo plays iconic slave-turned-abolitionist Harriet Tubman in this tender biopic.

The film follows Tubman's life from her early years in slavery to her key role leading hundreds of enslaved people to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

Leslie Odom Jr., Joe Alwyn and Janelle Monáe are also in key roles, while Kasi Lemmons co-writes and directs. 

 

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