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Movie release: September 16, 2016Director: Oliver StoneStarring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene WoodleyBased on: The Snowden Files by Luke Harding
Summary: Edward Snowden was a 29-year-old computer genius working for the National Security Agency when he shocked the world by exposing the near-universal mass surveillance programs of the United States government.
Movie release: September 16, 2016Director: Sharon MaguireStarring: Renée Zellweger, Patrick Dempsey, Emma ThompsonBased on: Various Titles by Helen Fielding
Summary: The continuing adventures of British publishing executive Bridget Jones as she enters her 40s.
Movie release: September 23, 2016Director: Mira NairStarring: Lupita Nyong'o, David Oyelowo, Ntare Guma Mbaho MwineBased on: Queen of Katwe by Tim CrothersSummary: A young girl from Uganda trains to become a world chess champion.
Movie release: September 30, 2016Director: Tim BurtonStarring: Eva Green, Asa ButterfieldBased on: Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
Summary: After a family tragedy, Jacob feels compelled to explore an abandoned orphanage on an island off the coast of Wales, discovering disturbing facts about the children who were kept there.
Movie release: September 30, 2016Director: Mick JacksonStarring: Rachel Weisz, Andrew Scott, Timothy SpallBased on: Various titles by Deborah Lipstadt
Summary: Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.
Movie release: October 7, 2016Director: Steve CarrStarring: Isabela Moner, Lauren Graham, Thomas Barbusca Based on: Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life by James Patterson
Summary: A quiet teenage artist Rafe Katchadorian has a wild imagination and is sick of middle school and the rules that have been put before him. Rafe and his best friend Leo have come up with a plan: break every rule in the school hand book and as you expect trouble follows.
Movie release: October 7, 2016Director: Tate TaylorStarring: Laura Prepon, Emily Blunt, Rebecca FergusonBased on: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
Summary: The Girl on the Train is the story of Rachel Watson's life post-divorce. Every day, she takes the train in to work in London, and every day the train passes by her old house. The house she lived in with her husband, who still lives there, with his new wife and child. As she attempts to not focus on her pain, she starts watching a couple who live a few houses down -- Megan and Scott Hipwell. She creates a wonderful dream life for them in her head, about how they are a perfect happy family. And then one day, as the train passes, she sees something shocking, filling her with rage. The next day, she wakes up with a horrible hangover, various wounds and bruises, and no memory of the night before. She has only a feeling: something bad happened. Then come the TV reports: Megan Hipwell is missing. Rachel becomes invested in the case and trying to find out what happened to Megan, where she is, and what exactly she herself was up to that same night Megan went missing.
Movie release: October 21, 2016Director: Ewan McGregorStarring: Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning, Ewan McGregorBased on: American Pastoral by Philip Roth
Summary: Set in postwar America, a man watches his seemingly perfect life fall apart as his daughter's new political affiliation threatens to destroy their family.
Movie release: October 28, 2016Director: F. Javier GutiérrezStarring: Aimee Teegarden, Johnny Galecki, Alex RoeBased on: Ring by Koji Suzuki
Summary: Samara returns with a familiar video tape to strike terror again in the third film of the Ring series, Rings.
Movie release: October 28, 2016Director: Ron HowardStarring: Felicity Jones, Ben Foster, Tom HanksBased on: Inferno by Dan Brown
Summary: When Robert Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Dr. Sienna Brooks, and together they must race across Europe against the clock to foil a deadly global plot.
Movie release: October 27, 2016Director: Griff FurstStarring: Madison Wolfe, Christopher Lloyd, Robbie KayBased on: Cold Moon Over Babylon by Michael McDowell
Summary: From the Writer of Beetlejuice & the Nightmare Before Christmas... A Chilling Tale of Supernatural Vengeance
Movie release: December 25, 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 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 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: 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: 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 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 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: 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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