New Movie Releases: November 2015
Tis the season to be thankful, and there are plenty of movies hitting theaters in November that will likely have you feeling grateful. In addition to the latest James Bond and Katniss Everdeen outings, next month brings the return of Rocky Balboa and his new protege, as well as the Peanuts gang and Pixar’s latest animated adventure. Read on for our guide to the new movie releases coming to theaters in November.
The Peanuts Movie: Directed by Steve Martino. Starring Francesca Capaldi, Madisyn Shipman and Noah Schnapp. Snoopy embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their arch-nemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home.
Spectre: Directed by Sam Mendes. Starring Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz and Lea Seydoux. A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.
Brooklyn (Limited): Directed by John Crowley. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson and Michael Zegen. In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Ellis Lacey has to choose between two men and two countries.
The Outskirts (Limited): Directed by Peter Hutchings. Starring Eden Sher, Victoria Justice and Avan Jogia. After falling victim to a humiliating prank by the high school Queen Bee, best friends and world-class geeks, Mindy and Jodi, decide to get their revenge by uniting the outcasts of the school against her and her circle of friends.
Spotlight (Limited): Directed by Tom McCarthy. Starring Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo and Liev Schreiber. The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.
Trumbo (Limited): Directed by Jay Roach. Starring Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane and Elle Fanning. The successful career of Hollywood screenwriter, Dalton Trumbo, comes to an end when he is blacklisted in the 1940s for being a Communist.
Miss You Already (Limited): Directed by Catherine Hardwicke. Starring Drew Barrymore, Toni Collette and Dominic Cooper. The friendship between two life-long girlfriends is put to the test when one starts a family and the other falls ill.
The 33: Directed by Patricia Riggen. Starring Antonio Banderas, Naomi Scott and Cote de Pablo. Based on the real-life event, when a gold and copper mine collapses, it traps 33 miners underground for 69 days.
By the Sea: Directed by Angelina Jolie. Starring Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt and Melanie Laurent. Set in France during the mid-1970s, Vanessa, a former dancer, and her husband Roland, an American writer, travel the country together. They seem to be growing apart, but when they linger in one quiet, seaside town they begin to draw close to some of its more vibrant inhabitants, such as a local bar / cafe-keeper and a hotel owner.
Love the Coopers: Directed by Jessie Nelson. Starring Amanda Seyfried, Olivia Wilde and Marisa Tomei. When four generations of the Cooper clan come together for their annual Christmas Eve celebration, a series of unexpected visitors and unlikely events turn the night upside down, leading them all toward a surprising rediscovery of family bonds and the spirit of the holiday.
James White (Limited): Directed by Josh Mond. Starring Christopher Abbott, Cynthia Nixon and Scott Mescudi. A coming-of-age story about a young New Yorker struggling to take control of his reckless, self-destructive behavior in the face of momentous family challenges.
Entertainment (Limited / VOD): Directed by Rick Alverson. Starring Gregg Turkington, Tye Sheridan and John C. Reilly. En route to meet his estranged daughter and attempting to revive his dwindling career, a broken, aging comedian plays a string of dead-end shows in the Mojave desert.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2: Directed by Francis Lawrence. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Elizabeth Banks. After being symbolized as the “Mockingjay”, Katniss Everdeen and District 13 engage in an all-out revolution against the autocratic Capitol.
Secret in Their Eyes: Directed by Billy Ray. Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Julia Roberts and Nicole Kidman. A tight-knit team of rising investigators, along with their supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.
Carol (Limited): Directed by Todd Haynes. Starring Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara and Kyle Chandler. Set in 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.
Creed: Directed by Ryan Coogler. Starring Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone and Tessa Thompson. The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.
The Good Dinosaur: Directed by Peter Sohn. Starring Jeffrey Wright, Steve Zahn and Sam Elliott. An epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend.
The Night Before: Directed by Jonathan Levine. Starring Seth Rogen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Anthony Mackie. In New York City for their annual tradition of Christmas Eve debauchery, three lifelong best friends set out to find the Holy Grail of Christmas parties since their yearly reunion might be coming to an end.
Victor Frankenstein: Directed by Paul McGuigan. Starring Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy and Jessica Brown Findlay. Told from Igor’s perspective, we see the troubled young assistant’s dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Viktor Von Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man — and the legend — we know today.
Legend (Limited): Directed by Brian Helgeland. Starring Tom Hardy, Emily Browning and Taron Egerton. The film tells the story of the identical twin gangsters Reggie and Ronnie Kray, two of the most notorious criminals in British history, and their organised crime empire in the East End of London during the 1960s.
The Danish Girl (Limited): Directed by Tom Hooper. Starring Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander and Matthias Schoenaerts. The remarkable love story inspired by the lives of artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda’s marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili’s groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.
I Saw the Light (Limited): Directed by Marc Abraham. Starring Tom Hiddleston, Elizabeth Olsen and David Krumholtz. A biography of country music legend Hank Williams.