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Movie release: November 4, 2016Director: Scott DerricksonStarring: Rachel McAdams, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda SwintonBased on: Various Titles
Summary: After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant and conceited surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under her wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.
Movie release: November 11, 2016Director: Ang LeeStarring: Kristen Stewart, Vin Diesel, Garrett HedlundBased on: Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain
Summary:19-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle. Through flashbacks the film shows what really happened to his squad - contrasting the realities of war with America's perceptions.
Movie release: November 11, 2016Director: Denis VilleneuveStarring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest WhitakerBased on: Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang
Summary:A linguist is recruited by the military to assist in translating alien communications.
Movie release: November 18, 2016Director: David YatesStarring: Ezra Miller, Eddie Redmayne, Colin FarrellBased on: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Newt Scamander; J. K. Rowling
Summary: The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.
Movie release: November 18, 2016Director: Tom FordStarring: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Isla FisherBased on: Nocturnal animals ; or Tony and Susan by Austin Wright
Summary: 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.
Movie release: November 18, 2016Director: Roger SpottiswoodeStarring: Bob the Cat, Luke Treadaway, Ruta GedmintasBased on: A Street Cat Named Bob by james bowen
Summary:Based on the international best selling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat.
Movie release: November 25, 2016Director: Garth DavisStarring: Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, Dev PatelBased on: A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley
Summary: A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
Movie release: December 16, 2016Director: Pablo LarraínStarring: Gael García Bernal, Alfredo Castro, Luis GneccoBased on: Various Titles
Summary: An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party.
Movie release: December 21, 2016Director: Justin KurzelStarring: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy IronsBased on: Various Titles
Summary: When Callum Lynch explores the memories of his ancestor Aguilar and gains the skills of a Master Assassin, he discovers he is a descendant of the secret Assassins society.
Movie release: December 21, 2016Director: Peter BergStarring: Melissa Benoist, Mark Wahlberg, Michelle MonaghanBased on: Boston Strong: A City's Triumph Over Tragedy by Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge
Summary: An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis's actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.
Movie release: January 6, 2017Director: J.A. BayonaStarring: Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, Liam NeesonBased on: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
Summary: A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mom's terminal illness.
Movie release: January 13, 2017Director: Theodore MelfiStarring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle MonáeBased on: Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
Summary: A team of African-American women provide NASA with important mathematical data needed to launch the program's first successful space missions.
Movie release: January 13, 2017Director: Ben AffleckStarring: Ben Affleck, Scott Eastwood, Elle FanningBased on: Live by Night by Dennis Lehane
Summary: A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime.
Movie release: January 13, 2017Director: Lasse HallströmStarring: Britt Robertson, Dennis Quaid, Peggy LiptonBased on: A Dog's Purpose by Bruce Cameron
Summary: A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners.
Movie release: February 3, 2017Director: Michael CarneyStarring: Renée Zellweger, Jon Voight, Djimon HounsouBased on: Same Kind of Different As Me by Ron Hall
Summary: International art dealer Ron Hall must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife, a woman whose dreams will lead all three of them on the journey of their lives.
Movie release: February 3, 2017Director: F. Javier GutiérrezStarring: Aimee Teegarden, Vincent D'Onofrio, Lizzie BrocheréBased on: Rings by Koji Suzuki
Summary: A young woman finds herself on the receiving end of a terrifying curse that threatens to take her life in seven days.
Movie release: February 10, 2017Director: Danny BoyleStarring: Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee MillerBased on: Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh
Summary: A continuation of the Trainspotting saga reuniting the original characters.
Movie release: February 17, 2017Director: Nikolaj ArcelStarring: Matthew McConaughey, Idris Elba, Katheryn WinnickBased on: The Dark Tower series by Steven King
Summary: Gunslinger Roland Deschain roams an Old West-like landscape in search of the dark tower, in the hopes that reaching it will preserve his dying world.
Movie release: March 3, 2017Director: James MangoldStarring: Doris Morgado, Hugh Jackman, Boyd HolbrookBased on: Various Titles by Various Authors
Summary: Set in the future, Logan and Professor Charles Xavier must cope with the loss of the X-Men when a corporation led by Nathaniel Essex is destroying the world leaving it to destruction, with Logan's healing abilities slowly fading away and Xavier's Alzheimer's forcing him to forget. Logan must defeat Nathaniel Essex with the help of a young girl named Laura Kinney, a female clone of Wolverine.
Movie release: March 17, 2017Director: Bill CondonStarring: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Emma Watson, Luke EvansBased on: Beauty and the Beast by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont
Summary: An adaptation of the classic fairy-tale about a monstrous prince and a young woman who fall in love.
Movie release: March 31, 2017Director: Tom McGrathStarring: Alec Baldwin, Lisa Kudrow, Steve BuscemiBased on: The Boss Baby by Marla Frazee
Summary: A suit-wearing briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his seven-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co.
Movie release: October 9, 2017Director: Niki CaroStarring: Jessica Chastain, Daniel Brühl, Johan HeldenberghBased on: The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman
Summary: The Zookeeper's Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.
Movie release: April 7, 2017Director: Stephen ChboskyStarring: Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Jacob TremblayBased on: Wonder by R. J. Palacio
Summary: A young boy born with a facial deformity is destined to fit in at a new school, and to make everyone understand he's just another ordinary kid, and that beauty isn't skin deep.
Movie release: October 20, 2017Director: Hany Abu-AssadStarring: Idris Elba, Kate WinsletBased on: The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin
Summary: A pair survive a plane crash in the mountains where they are forced to trust each other and find safety while badly injured. Director: Hany Abu-Assad
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