When leaves turn into their gorgeous, vibrant selves and pumpkin flavored everything comes out in stores, movie theaters can be a warm, stomach-filling hideaway. After deciding to crawl out of the warm cocoon of blankets lightened by an open laptop playing a favorite show on repeat, what movie is the one to see next? The Wheel presents five movies in theaters now to help narrow the decision.
1. Bridge of Spies: Rated PG-13, staring Tom Hanks and directed by Steven Spielberg. Hanks plays an American attorney who is given the task of releasing a spy pilot who was shot down in Russia during the climax of the Cold War. If mystery and suspense is an interest, this movie is a great choice.
“This movie is great! I was constantly entertained and the acting was perfect for this suspense like film. I would definitely recommend it,” Nikkita Ayde ’17, HealthCare Sales, said.
2. The Martian: Rated PG-13, staring Matt Damon and directed by Ridley Scott. Damon acts as an astronaut presumed dead on a mission to Mars and is left behind by his crew. Trying to survive, Damon works with the meager resources while NASA work to bring him home. Categorized under science fiction and fantasy, this is a no brainer for those who enjoy bestselling novels turned into movies.
3. The Intern: Rated PG-13, staring Anne Hathaway and directed by Nancy Meyers. This film revolves around the life of a retired business owner, whom Robert De Niro portrays. It follows his ups and downs at his new job as an intern for a fashion website run by successful business woman, Hathaway. This movie is under the genre comedy and will fulfill any need for laughter.
“I couldn’t stop laughing! Maybe I’m easily entertained, or Hathaway does a great job, but this movie is silly, touching and enjoyable! I would definitely recommend,“Angela Lee ’18, Pre-Med, said.
4. The Walk: Rated PG, staring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and directed by Robert Zemeckis.This is the story of a troupe of recruits who dare to do the impossible: a wire walk between the famous World Trade Center Towers. Categorized as a drama, this movie will leave viewers on the edge of their seats.
5. Everest: Rated PG-13, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and directed by Baltasar Kormakur. Everest depicts the adventure of a group of men attempting cohesive expeditions up Mount Everest in 1996, resulting in eight climbers’ deaths. The film is listed under drama, action and adventure and mystery and suspense, and most definitely achieves all of those descriptors.
Along with these five films, there are many more great choices, ranging from the animated Hotel Transylvania 2 to The Visit. Gather some fellow Katie’s and find a show time for the movie that seems the most interesting. Who knows; maybe the theater will serve pumpkin flavored popcorn.