Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them (Adventure ,Family, Fantasy)
Directed by David Yates Producer: David Heyman
Written by J.K Rowling (Based on Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them)
Running Time 133 minutes
Release Dates: 16 November 2016 (Indonesia), 18 November 2016 (US&UK)
Prepare your wands because Harry Potter’s back, well not exactly back. A movie set in the magical world of J.K Rowling sign me up, not only that but also the studded cast from rising star Eddie Redmayne, to the incredible Colin Farrell, singer A Fine Frenzy to the Flash himself Ezra Miller. This could be the next Harry Potter, maybe even bigger, set to be more than just a trilogy, but a total of 5 movies to come.
Set 70 years before the event of the first Harry Potter movie, this time instead of a story of a 11 years old boy, we got Newt Scarmander (Eddie Redmayne), an eccentric yet introvert wizard, in search of fantastical magical creatures, that is roaming around the world. Arriving in New York, he stumbles upon a No-Maj (A muggle) which from there, an wild adventures await Newt and his companions. This is a movie that you don’t want to miss…
Arrival (Adventure, Family, Fantasy)
Directed by Denis Villeneuve
(Based on “Story your Life” by Ted Chiang)
Running time 116 minutes
Release Date November 11 2016 (US)
A mysterious extraterrestrial object landed across the globe, This led a team led by Loiuse Banks (Amy Adams) A linguist expert and Physicist Ian Donnelly (Jeremy Renner) is task to investigate this rare phenomenon of “twelve mysterious spacecraft” Called the “Shells” landed without any reason to be told. Will this puzzling mysteries of these spacecraft be uncovered or will they threatens the fate of humanity…
Looking for the next Interstellar or even the next space odyssey then this movie could be right up your alley, by the look of the trailer this could be more than just an ordinary sci-fi film, but a mind- boggling, puzzling sci-fi mystery of the year 2016.
The Edge of Seventeen (Comedy, Drama)
Directed by Kelly Fremon Craig
Running Time 99 Minutes
Release Date November 18, 2016 (US)
Everyone has experienced what it’s like to grow up, some might say that growing up is a fun and amazing experience while others feels that it’s something bittersweet in between. The Edge of Seventeen would be a relatively relatable movie as it portrays the typical high school dramas and endearing tales of friendship.
Nadine (Hailee Steinfeld), is at her peak of growing up, but things gets odd when her best friend (Haley Lu Richardson) dates her all star popular older brother Darian (Blake Jenner). Which not only cause a weird turn of events but made Nadine’s life lonelier than ever. Until finally Nadine met someone special that made her realize that living her life as a teenage might not be that bad after all.
Moana (Animation, Adventure, Comedy)
Directed by Ron Clements, John Musker
Distributed by Walt Disney Studios, Motion Pictures
Running Time 113 minutes
Release Dates November 25,2016 (Indonesia), November 23.2016 (US)
Disney has created some of the best motion pictures for the last couple of years, from the popular Frozen to the inventive Inside out. So there are a lot to be expected from Moana, knowing that is a story about a young female heroine, and the fact that the talented Lin-Manuel Miranda will write some of the music in Moana.
The movie sets place in the magical land of Polynesia, live a young girl name Moana, the daughter of a tribe chief from Motunui island, is chosen by the ocean to reunite the heart of Tehiti. During her adventure, she’ll encounter Maui (Dwayne Johnson), a legendary demigod that could help her save Polynesia from rising dangers.
Manchester by The Sea (Drama)
Directed by Kenneth Lonergan
Running Time 137 Minutes
Release dates November 18, 216 (US)
A story of a man name Lee (Casey Affleck) made to be the legal guardian of his older brother’s son Patrick (Lucas Hedhes), who passed away. Now Lee need to deal with his brother’s son, his separated wife Randi (Michelle Williams) and His community at the hometown of North Shore.
Judging from the trailer, this is the time where Casey Affleck rises up from the shadows of his older brother Ben Affleck. A story of a man trying to get a grip in his life, is a story everyone needs to see, and know that there are always many possibilities and ways to make your life better.
Rules Don’t Apply (Comedy, Drama, Romance)
Directed by Warren Beatty
Running Time 126 Minutes
Release Dates November 23, 2016 (US)
The year 1958, two dedicated dreamers Marla Mabrey (Lily Colins) a Baptist Beauty Queen from Virginia, and Frank Forbes (Alden Ehrenreich), an ambitious young businessman, a dedicated Methodist, and also the driver assign to assist Marla, both strive to success and work under the contract of a famed Billionaire filmmaker, Howard Hughes (Warren Beatty). What’s interesting about them is the instant attraction between both Marla and Frank, but their romance is hindered by Howard’s rules that prohibit any romantic relationships between co-workers.
A movie with fantastic cast from the beautiful Lily Collins to the rising star Alden Ehrenreich this will be an interesting movie, not only from the cast but also from the setting of late 50’s of Hollywood and see how the life of an actor would be on that day and age…
Words By: Adrian R