A Treasure Trove of Movies!
A new season of movies is upon us! After an exciting and film-filled September, we have a whole new set of months to watch brand new films in theaters! Let us take a look back at some of the most exciting films that we watched this past September alone.
Movies You Should Have Watched By Now
How about we start with the highest-grossing horror film this year? And maybe the highest-grossing horror film ever. “It!” Who knew that this remake about the terrifying Pennywise the Clown would pull-in such rave reviews and massive returns at the box office! This horror-thriller certainly ‘killed’ at the movies and because it was that great, talks of a sequel immediately followed!
Tom Cruise is also not one to shy away from making films. Right after The Dark Universe started with The Mummy, Tom Cruise returned to the screen right away with American Made! Here he played an American Pilot making dangerous trips in drug territory!
And I am sure you saw the sequel to Kingsman right? Kingsman: The Golden Circle saw the destruction of the Kingsman organization at the hands of a nefarious rival party known only as The Golden Circle. And is that Channing Tatum playing a cowboy-inspired American secret agent?
We also saw films like American Assassin starring Maze Runner star Dylan O’Brien. J-Law also appeared in the movie Mother in another intense drama hit. if you were looking for fun, the LEGO Ninjago animated film would have surely made your day.
But enough about the past! September is done and October is here! and we have a ton of new film releases we want you to see! We have been waiting for over a year for Thor: Ragnarok. Ever since Batman V Superman and Wonder Woman, we were aching for Justice League. The trailer for The Foreigner starring Jackie Chan is one of the best releases recently. And is that the last movie in the Pitch Perfect series? Excited yet? Let us dive in!
New Movies To Watch This October to December
Blade Runner 2049
Harrison Ford is back! And nope, he is not playing Han Solo! He is back as the original Blade Runner! Blade Runner 2049 sees Ryan Gosling as a young Blade Runner who needs the help of legendary Blade Runner Rick Deckard! But Rick has been missing for over thirty years now and the world has changed for him! Watch as Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford take on the young cop, old cop role as they battle it out in Blade Runner 2049! And yes! The Rumors are true! Harrison Ford punched Ryan Gosling in the face for real during the filming of the movie!
Have you ever seen Jackie Chan in such a dark role? Watch the trailer and you will find out what I am talking about! Just from the first few minutes of the short clip, I already fell in love with it! Imagine Pierce Brosnan a.k.a. James Bond as a conniving villain! Jackie Chan is a father hell-bent on revenge! What more can you ask for? We can surely expect adrenaline pumping action in The Foreigner. And while we all know Jackie Chan for his comedic antics and stunts, be prepared for a much deadlier character this time. It’s like a mash-up between Jason Bourne and Jackie Chan and the outcome is amazing! Now that is a match worth seeing! Could any of the producers be reading this article? Can you make this film possible? Please!
Cinema-goers are obsessed with cataclysmic and world ending film scenarios. Do you remember movies like Armageddon? Now that is a classic! We have had tons of movies like it such as Deep Impact, Independence Day, 2012, San Andreas, and a whole lot more! We seem to love seeing cities blown to bits or oceans swallowing us whole. Geostorm makes disasters a bit closer to home. There are no invading aliens or huge meteors, there is just…Mother Nature. And this year we have seen some of the biggest storms and hurricanes ravage our planet. But what if someone can control these and weaponize it against us? Gerard Butler suits up to save us from a Geostorm!
Ragnarok is a mythological Norse term that talks about the end of the world. THE END OF THE WORLD? Not if Thor and the Hulk have anything to say about it! A super-powered team-up is here to save us all from the evil Hela (played superbly by the beautiful Cate Blanchett, yep, Galadriel in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy) and her many minions! Thor is so hyped to fight in this latest battle that he even got a haircut! And of course, you should not forget to watch till the end credits. It is a Marvel film after all. Maybe we can catch a rare glimpse of some Infinity War tidbits!
Murder on the Orient Express
A murder-thriller! And have you seen the cast lineup? The lineup of actors and actresses in this film is mind-blowing! Let us run down a few of the names on the list, shall we? Johnny Depp! Michelle Pfeiffer! Penelope Cruz! Judi Dench! Wilem Dafoe! And the beautiful Star Wars star Daisy Ridley! with such an A-list of stars on this train, I am sure this will be one heck of a ride! It is a guessing game now of who is the culprit! There are literally endless clues and possibilities. The detective must figure out the case before the killer strikes again!
Pitch Perfect 3
It is the last call Pitches! Anna Kendrick and the Bellas are back for one final adventure! We saw them win the world championships in Pitch Perfect 2. What new situations and crazy scenarios await our beloved Bellas in this third installment? We never seem to tire of the antics and the anthems of this group of beautiful ladies with their even more beautiful voices! Be prepared for a night of laughs, songs, and possibly some tears as we watch the ladies of Pitch Perfect pitch-slap us one more time in Pitch Perfect 3!
They are finally united. After months of building up the cinematic universe of DC, we have the Justice League! The caped crusader jumps in as Ben Affleck plays the Dark Knigh, Batman! Gal Gadot enthralls us all as Princess Diana, the Wonder Woman! Jason Momoa rises from the deep as Aquaman! Ezra Miller races to the screen as The Flash! Ray Fisher dazzles us with his robotics as Cyborg! The League starts to form just in time as they face a fearsome enemy from beyond. The question everyone is asking is this, where is Superman? Will he come save us in the nick of time as he often does? Is he dead for real? Will Green Lantern make an appearance? Is it better than the Avengers? I guess we will have to find out all the answers to these questions soon enough!
Movies Galore and There are More!
Everybody loves movies. Which movies are your favorite? Some look for light and happy films such as romantic comedies. The boys and the men almost always crave for the big action movies. Exploding cars and blazing guns are always a favorite. Are you into heavy drama? Do you feel like scaring yourself with a horror movie? Whatever your craving, there is a film out there for you!
Just take a look at our list above and you will find something that catches your eye. Justice League and Thor will speak to the many movie geeks and action buffs out there. You will find that there is enough laser rays, or alien monsters, or gigantic explosions to please the adrenaline junky in you. How about Murder on the Orient Express? Expect some heavy drama and thrilling plot twists as they try to discover a hidden killer among their crew! Aching for big scenes of total disaster? Then watch Geostorm! Oceans will rise and will decimate whole cities! I can imagine watching this in a 4D cinema. Now that would be an exciting movie night!
Movie Night Recommendations
Of course, the choice is up to you! movie watching is still one of the best ways to spend time with family and friends. I personally recommend planning a movie trip on a weekday! Going to the mall on Saturdays and Sundays can be very tedious and hectic. These are the days when everyone decides to go out and then you will have your own traffic Armageddon. And I am not just talking about EDSA traffic.
The malls themselves have so many people in them that the halls are jam-packed and the movie houses are filled to the rafters. But try watching a movie on a random night such as a Tuesday or a Wednesday. You will see the difference! The parking spaces are open and vacant. The shops and restaurants are available and plentiful. Buying tickets at the ticket line is quick and without much of a fuss. You can even get your tickets beforehand by purchasing them online before you leave the house! And when you enter the movie house, voila! You will have your own personal movie theater!
Food For Thought
Of course one of the critical requirements for watching a movie is food! I have some personal recommendations for the next time you got to a mall for a movie watching experience! Popcorn is a classic. And rather than getting small tubs for each one, how about you get one big tub of popcorn to share! Yep! Dip in those fingers in butter and oil and share some witty comments or fun remarks about the movie you are watching! It makes the movie experience more fun and you get a chance to socialize. Just remember not to speak or laugh too loudly inside the cinemas of course!
You know another favorite of mine in the movie house? Fries! Yep. French Fries! Get a whole bunch of them from your favorite fast food place or stall. Put them all in one plastic bag and munch away! Flavored fries are also super fun. Sour Cream is my personal choice.
I occasionally like bringing cheeseburgers to eat inside the theater. Especially if we are running late and the movie is about to start. Biting into a juicy burger in the middle of a huge fight scene just adds extra juice to the moment am I right? If you are not into burgers, try a shawarma instead! It works just the same way and is extra spicy to make the movie watching experience extra hot!
Where You Should Go to Watch the Next Movie on Your List
So if you are finally planning that movie trip to watch movies, check out our list! Check out our favorite spots to watch movies here! I highly recommend you read through this first before you plan that barkada night or movie date night! We have some particularly fine choices if you are thinking of making that first move on a date! I am sure that if you plan your evening right and make all the gentlemanly moves, you will be a sure winner and you can conquer any aliens or disasters you will face along the way!