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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 screens in November...

 

Eternals

(Out November 5th)

 

Marvel rounds off its 2021 roster with a true epic. 

The film, which has a budget of more than $200 million, stars Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Lauren Ridloff, Brian Tyree Henry, Salma Hayek and Kit Harrington, with recent Oscar-winner for Nomadland Chloe Zhao directing. 

Eternals is an epic story that spans 7,00 years and chronicles the lives of the Eternals, a race of immortal beings who lived on Earth and shaped its history and civilisations, but without interference. 

Now, after the tragic events of Avengers: Endgame, the Eternals are forced to reunite to protect humanity from their evil counterparts, the Deviants...

 

King Richard

(Out November 19th)

 

Will Smith leads the way in this biopic of Richard Williams, the father of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams. 

The film will chart how Williams hatched a plan to take his daughters from the streets of Compton, California to the very top of tennis and the many struggles they each faced along the way. 

Starring alongside Smith are Jon Bernthal, Tony Goldwyn, Dylan McDermott, Susie Abromeit, Aunjanue Ellis, Noah Bean, Hannah Barefoot, Judith Chapman, Andy Bean, Katrina Begin, Saniyya Sidney and Demi Singleton. 

Zach Baylin, who is now working on the third instalment of Creed, has provided the script. 

Reinaldo Marcus Green, who took charge of the acclaimed drama Monsters and Men, is in the director's chair. Both Williams sisters serve as executive producers on the movie. 

 

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

(Out November 18th)

 

The much-loved franchise gets rebooted once again next month, with this new movie acting as a direct sequel to Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II. 

It follows a single mother and her two children who move to Summerville, Oklahoma after inheriting property from a previously unknown relative.

When the town experiences a series of unexplained earthquakes, the children discover their family's link to the original Ghostbusters. 

The film stars Mckenna Grace, Finn Wolfhard, Carrie Coon and Paul Rudd, while Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver and Annie Potts reprise their roles from the original two films.

Jason Reitman, son of Ivan Reitman, who directed the first two movies, is on directing duty. He has written the script with Gil Kenan. 

The film will not include any reference to the 2016 Ghostbusters reboot, which starred Melissa McCarthy and Kate McKinnon. 

 

Spencer

(Out November 5th)

 

Kristen Stewart plays Princess Diana in this much-anticipated new biopic. 

The film, which has been made by Jackie director Pablo Larraín, is set over a long weekend in the early 1990s when Diana decided her marriage to Prince Charles was over.

She made that decision, and the decision to leave the Royal Family even as she spent a Christmas holiday at Sandringham.

Jack Farthing, best known for his role in Poldark, will play Prince Charles, while Timothy Spall, Sean Harris and Sally Hawkins are also in key role. 

Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight has written the screenplay for the film, which has a score from Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood. 

 

House of Gucci

(Out November 26th)

 

Ridley Scott assembles an all-star cast for this stylish drama, with Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Jared Leto, Jeremy Irons, Camille Cottin, Reeve Carney, Jack Huston, Salma Hayek and Al Pacino all onboard. 

The film follows the events and aftermath of the murder of Maurizio Gucci, head of the fashion house Gucci and grandson of the company's founder Guccio Gucci, in particular the involvement of his ex-wife Patrizia Reggiani. 

Reggiani was tried and convicted of orchestrating Maurizio Gucci's assassination on the steps of his office in 1995. She served 18 years in jail before her release in 2016. 

The film has a script from Roberto Bentivegna, who has adapted Sara Gay Forden’s book The House Of Gucci: A Sensational Story Of Murder, Madness, Glamour And Greed

 

Cry Macho

(Out November 12th)

 

Clint Eastwood stars and directs in this hard-hitting new drama. 

Eastwood plays Mike Milo, a one-time rodeo star and washed-up horse breeder who, in 1979, takes a job from an ex-boss to bring the man's young son home from Mexico. 

Forced to take the backroads on their way to Texas, the unlikely pair faces an unexpectedly challenging journey, during which the world-weary horseman is forced to challenge everything he's ever known...

Starring alongside Eastwood are Eduardo Minett, Natalia Traven, Dwight Yoakam, Fernanda Urrejola and Horacio Garcia-Rojas.

Eastwood directs from a screenplay by Nick Schenk and N. Richard Nash. The film is based on Nash's novel of the same name.

 

Encanto

(Out November 24th)

 

Disney's new animated adventure arrives at the end of next month, with songs from musical maestro Lin-Manuel Miranda. 

The voice cast includes Stephanie Beatriz, John Leguizamo, María Cecilia Botero, Diane Guerrero, Jessica Darrow, Angie Cepeda and Wilmer Valderrama, with Zootopia directing pair Byron Howard and Jared Bush in charge. 

The film follows a family called the Madrigals, who live in an enchanted town in the mountains of Colombia. Every child but one in their magical house has been granted a unique ability such as strength or healing powers.

Beatriz's Mirabel, the only ordinary Madrigal, discovers that the magic is under threat and she may be the only one able to save it...

 

C'mon C'mon

(Out November 24th)

 

Joaquin Phoenix leads this tender new story. 

Phoenix plays Johnny, a documentary filmmaker whose latest project has him interviewing children across America about the state of affairs in the world. #

As part of the project, he forges a tenuous but transformational relationship with his eight-year-old nephew Jesse, who he ends up taking on his travels from Los Angeles to New York to New Orleans. 

Woody Norman plays Jesse, with Gabby Hoffman and Scott McNairy also in the film. 

Mike Mills, director of Beginners and 20th Century Women, is on writing and directing duty here. 

 

 

Pirates

(Out November 26th)

 

Reggie Yates makes his feature-length debut with this movie, which stars Elliot Edusah, Jordan Peters and Reda Elazouar

Set on New Year's Eve 1999, the story follows three best mates, Cappo, Two Tonne and Kidda, trying to break into the music scene through Pirate radio. 

Determined to see out the century with a bang they drive from place to place in a desperate search for tickets for the best millennium party ever...

 

Bull

(Out November 5th)

 

Paul Andrew Williams, director of hit British drama London to Brighton, is at the helm of this one, which stars Neil Maskell, David Hayman and Tamzin Outhwaite. 

Maskell plays the titular Bull, a former gang enforcer who returns to his old haunts to find his missing son and seek revenge on those who double-crossed him and left him for dead...

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