By Alexis Kominos
The season for pools and beaches is over, and it is now time to find some fall activities somewhere else. The movies is one great place to spend those cold autumn days. There are various films coming out that have sparked interest in many people.
Mother!: September 15
When uninvited guests come into a couple's remote home, their relationship is challenged when these people disrupt their household and their serene life. This movie may not be what it seems at first, but after it is watched, there are many themes to be analyzed. The movie is strongly based on the bible and relates characters to those of the bible. This movie deals with religion, environmental issues, society’s treatment of women, and fame. See the movie, Mother!, decipher clues, and feel the true message.
Kingsman the Golden Circle: September 22
An allied spy organization is found when the Kingsman take a journey to help the world. These two top secret corporations assemble together to conquer a popular enemy. This action/adventure movie is full of thrill and excitement. The first movie deals with the spy organization recruiting a young kid from the streets into their competitive training program to ultimately defeat a tech genius. Now moviegoers get to see what happens next in Kingsman: the Golden Circle.
Flatliners: September 29th
Five medical students who are curious of what occurs after death create an experiment to stop their hearts for a short amount of time in order to experience first hand what occurs. But what happens is not what they expect. This thrilling, suspenseful movie would be grear to see with your friends in theaters. According to Molly Dustin, Sophomore at Glenelg High School, “I am excited for the movie Flatliners. I have been for a while. I like the idea of making a movie about something that is unknown to many people, and it looks interesting” There have been plenty of tv shows and movies about what happens after death, but now we get to see the take on what happens when someone who dies, comes back to life.
The Mountain Between Us: October 6th.
This movie is about two people on different, yet important, paths take a flight on a plane that crashes in the snowy mountains. Despite being complete strangers, they must trust each other and work with one another to survive throughout the cold wilderness. This dramatic, thrilling movie takes audience members on a journey through survival, and will be great to see this fall.
Happy Death Day: October 13
Tree Gelbman relieves the same day every day in the upcoming movie, Happy Death Day. She must figure out who her killer is and why they are trying to kill her. Every night she is killed by a masked person and wakes up the next day with complete memory of what happened. So she must capture the killer and find some answers. Audience members can also uncover some answers of their own by seeing Happy Death Day this fall, and just in time for Halloween season.
Jigsaw: October 27th
The eighth movie in the franchise, Jigsaw, taking theaters October 27th, explains many unanswered questions. Dead people have been turning up around the city; each person killed in a grisly, horrible way. An investigation begins and the clues lead back to one person, John Kramer. But that cannot be because John Kramer, the man known as Jigsaw, has been dead for over ten years. As stated by Willie Brock, Junior at Glenelg, “I have been excited for Jigsaw for a while now. I enjoy horror movies, and I am intrigued to find out if John Kramer is alive or not.” This would be a great movie to see and uncover answers for fans of the Saw franchise.
My Friend Dahmer: November 3
During his teen years, Jeffrey Dahmer struggled with family life at home. We get to witness how he changes throughout high school which pushes him to the path of being a world renowned serial killer. Ben Kishter, a Junior at Glenelg High School, states that he is “excited to see the movie, My Friend Dahmer. There are many shows and movies about murderers and serial killers, but now we get to see how Jeffrey Dahmer reshapes into the notorious serial killer, and cannibal he is.” According to Crime Museum Website, “ he became withdrawn and uncommunicative as he got older. He began showing little to no interest in hobbies or social interaction around the ages of 10 to 15. Dead animals became an interest of his and he also started drinking heavily during his high school years. His drinking escalated and was a huge issue following high school. His father made him enlist in the army, but he was kicked out due to alcoholism.” Moviegoers everywhere will be coming to see the story about how a corrupt childhood could lead to many bad things down the road. This intriguing movie deals with cruelty, morbidity, and substance abuse.
Wonder: November 17
Based on the New York Times best seller, Wonder is an inspirational, heartwarming, and heart wrenching story about a young boy with facial deformities attending public school for the first time. Many people may have read the book Wonder and the time has come to see the movie. The book gives a good description on what August Pullman’s face looks like, so now we get to see the director's visual on it. This movie is a moving story about acceptance and what is on the inside.
Pitch Perfect 3: December 22
And now a movie that many people have been waiting for, Pitch Perfect 3. After they won the world championships, the Bellas come back together one last time and go up against groups with not only voices, but instruments as well. This would be a great movie to see with your friends on the weekend and get a good laugh. Pitch Perfect 1 and 2 were well-liked, humorous movies. And now audiences around the world can see how the Bellas are doing after college and in their own lives.
These are just few of the interesting movies coming out soon that spark the interest of many people everywhere. If you are looking for a laugh, scare, or thrill … there is a movie for that this fall.