Fall Movies Preview – The New Yorker

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High-profile fantasies extend from outer space to Gotham City. James Gray’s science-fiction drama, ‘Ad Astra’ (Sept. 20), is the story of an astronaut (Brad Pitt) who undertakes a dangerous mission to find his father (Tommy Lee Jones) deep in space. Liv Tyler, Ruth Negga, and Donald Sutherland co-star. In Pedro Almod’var’s movie-centered drama ‘Pain and Glory’ (Oct. 4), Antonio Banderas plays an aged director whose creative and personal struggles unleash a torrent of memories, including ones involving his mother (Pen’lope Cruz). The South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s thriller ‘Parasite’ (Oct. 11) follows members of a poor family in Seoul who, under false pretenses, move into a rich family’s palatial home. ‘Joker’ (Oct. 4), the latest installment in the Batman series, stars Joaquin Phoenix in a tale of the villain’s turn to the dark side. Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, and Marc Maron co-star, and Dante Pereira-Olson plays Bruce Wayne.’

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29 Awards Contenders to See This Season, From ‘The Irishman’ to ‘Little Women’

This week, IndieWire is rolling out our annual fall preview, including’the’very best indie movies coming out this year, festival hits bound for a big screen near year, all’the awards contenders you need to know about,’and even some blockbuster fare that will please the most discerning viewers.

Check back every day for a new look at the best the season has to offer. Today, 29 new films arriving in theaters (or, in some cases, streaming platforms and theaters) just in time for the awards season fray. Which one of these new contenders still be leading the pack come Oscars time? We’ve got a few ideas on some frontrunners to watch, plus a few buzzy dark horses worth keeping an eye on.

Publisher: IndieWire
Date: 2019-08-15 10:30:17
Author: Kate Erbland Eric Kohn Anne Thompson David Ehrlich Zack Sharf Jude Dry Tambay Obenson Ryan Lattanzio Chris Lindahl
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Reese Witherspoon coming to Netflix in science fiction film ‘Pyros’

According to information published on Tuesday, August 13 by US outlets, the American actress will be co-producing a science-fiction feature inspired by a short story published in the New Yorker magazine in 2018. In addition to producing the Netflix original, Witherspoon will be playing one of the roles. For the moment, no release date has been announced by the American streaming giant.

Reese Witherspoon is definitely a busy woman: just after Apple unveiled its upcoming original series “The Morning Show,” in which she will be playing one of the lead roles, the American actor and producer has been cast in the new Netflix science fiction project “Pyros.” Through her production company Hello Sunshine, the “Big Little Lies” actress will be co-producing the film alongside “Dark Phoenix” director Simon Kinberg.’

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