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Movie release: October 2, 2015Director: Ridley ScottStarring: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kate Mara, Kristen WiigBased on: The Martian by Andy Weir
Summary: Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he's alive--and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive.
Movie release: October 16, 2015Director: Lenny AbrahamsonStarring: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Sean BridgersBased on: Room by Emma Donoghue
Summary: Jack and his mother, who was kidnapped seven years earlier when she was a 19-year-old college student, celebrate his fifth birthday. They live in a tiny, 11-foot-square soundproofed cell in a converted shed in the kidnapper's yard. The sociopath, whom Jack has dubbed Old Nick, visits at night, grudgingly doling out food and supplies.
Movie release: October 16, 2015Director: Rob LettermanStarring: Jack Black, Dylan Minnette, Odeya RushBased on: Goosebumps series by R.L. Stine
Summary: A teenager teams up with the daughter of young adult horror author R.L. Stine after the writer's imaginary demons are set free on the town of Greendale, Maryland.
Movie release: November 4, 2015Director: John CrowleyStarring: Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Michael ZegenBased on: Brooklyn by Colm Toibin
Summary: The story is set in Brooklyn and Ireland in the early 1950s and concerns a young woman torn between her family and her past in Ireland and the American who wins her heart.
Movie release: November 6, 2015Director: Steve MartinoStarring: Francesca Capaldi, Madisyn Shipman, Noah SchnappBased on: Peanuts comic strip by Charles M. Schulz
Summary: 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.
Movie release: November 19, 2015Director: Francis LawrenceStarring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam HemsworthBased on: Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Summary: Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. But now that she's made it out of the bloody arena alive, she's still not safe. A revolution is unfolding, and it is up to Katniss to accept responsibility for countless lives and to change the course of the future of Panem.
Movie release: November 20, 2015Director: Billy RayStarring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nicole Kidman, Julia RobertsBased on: The Secret in Their Eyes by Eduardo Sacheri
Summary: Benjamín Chaparro is a retired detective still obsessed by the brutal, decades-old rape and murder of a young married woman in her own bedroom. While attempting to write a book about the case, he revisits the details of the investigation. As he reaches into the past, Chaparro also recalls the beginning of his long, unrequited love for Irene Hornos, then just an intern, now a respected judge.
Movie release: November 20, 2015Director: Todd HaynesStarring: Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson, Cate BlanchettBased on: The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith
Summary: Therese Belivet's salvation arrives one day in the form of Carol Aird, an alluring suburban housewife in the throes of a divorce. They fall in love and set out across the United States, pursued by a private investigator who eventually blackmails Carol into a choice between her daughter and her lover.
Movie release: November 25, 2015Director: Paul McGuiganStarring: Daniel Radcliffe, Jessica Brown Findlay, James McAvoyBased on: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Summary: A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator.
Movie release: November 27, 2015Director: Tom HooperStarring: Alicia Vikander, Amber Heard, Matthias SchoenaertsBased on: The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff
Summary: Inspired by the true story of Danish painter Einar Wegener and his California-born wife, this tender portrait of a marriage asks: what do you do when someone you love wants to change?
Movie release: December 11, 2015Director: Ron HowardStarring: Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Brendan GleesonBased on: In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick
Summary: Based on the 1820 event, a whaling ship is preyed upon by a sperm whale, stranding its crew at sea for 90 days, thousands of miles from home.
Movie release: January 8, 2016Director: Alejandro González IñárrituStarring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom HardyBased on: The Revenant: A Novel of Revenge by Michael Punke
Summary: In this story of survival, Hugh Glass is an expert trapper and frontiersman. After being viciously mauled by a massive grizzly bear and abandoned and left for dead by his fellow trappers, Hugh is pushed to survive by one thing --revenge.
Movie release: January 17, 2016Director: J BlakesonStarring: Chloe Grace Moretz, Liev Schreiber, Nick RobinsonBased on: The 5th Wave by Richard Yancey
Summary: Cassie Sullivan, the survivor of an alien invasion, must rescue her young brother from the enemy with help from a boy who may be one of them.
Movie release: February 5, 2016Director: Ross KatzStarring: Alexandra Daddario, Teresa Palmer, Maggie GraceBased on: The Choice by Nicholas Sparks
Summary: Travis Parker has everything a man could want: a good job, loyal friends, even a waterfront home in small-town North Carolina. In full pursuit of the good life-- boating, swimming, and regular barbecues with his good-natured buddies-- he holds the vague conviction that a serious relationship with a woman would only cramp his style. That is, until Gabby Holland moves in next door.
Movie release: February 5, 2016Director: Burr SteersStarring: Lena Headey, Lily James, Matt SmithBased on: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith
Summary: A mysterious plague has fallen upon the quiet English village of Meryton--and the dead are returning to life! Feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet is determined to wipe out the zombie menace, but she's soon distracted by the arrival of the haughty and arrogant Mr. Darcy.
Movie release: February 12, 2016Director: Christian DitterStarring: Dakota Johnson, Alison Brie, Rebel WilsonBased on: How to Be Single by Liz Tuccillo
Summary: On a brisk October morning in New York, Julie Jenson, a single thirty-eight-year-old book publicist, is on her way to work when she gets a hysterical phone call from her friend Georgia. Reeling from her husband's announcement that he is leaving her for a samba teacher, Georgia convinces a reluctant Julie to organize a fun girls' night out with all their single friends to remind her why it is so much fun not to be tied down. But the night, which starts with steaks and martinis and ends with a trip to the hospital, becomes a wake-up call for Julie.
Movie release: February 12, 2016Director: Tim MillerStarring: Morena Baccarin, Ryan Reynolds, Gina CaranoBased on: Deadpool graphic novels
Summary: A former Special Forces operative turned mercenary is subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers and adopts the alter ego Deadpool.
Movie release: February 19, 2016Director: Stephen HerekStarring: Julia Stiles, Kathy Bates, Glenn CloseBased on: The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson
Summary: An eleven-year-old foster child tries to cope with her longings and fears as she schemes against everyone who tries to be friendly.
Movie release: March 4, 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: March 18, 2016Director: Robert SchwentkeStarring: Shailene Woodley, Zoë Kravitz, Theo JamesBased on: Allegiant by Veronica Roth
Summary: The faction-based society that Tris Prior once believed in is shattered--fractured by violence and power struggles and scarred by loss and betrayal. So when offered a chance to explore the world past the limits she's known, Tris is ready. But will she be prepared to face impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love?
Movie release: March 25, 2016Director: Zack SnyderStarring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy AdamsBased on: characters from graphic novels
Summary: Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City's own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis' most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs.
Movie release: April 15, 2016Director: Jon FavreauStarring: Scarlett Johansson, Idris Elba, Bill MurrayBased on: The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
Summary: A children's classic, featuring Mowgli, the Indian boy brought up by wolves in the jungle, his companions, Baloo and Bagheera, and his enemy, Shere Khan.
Movie release: June 3, 2016Director: Thea SharrockStarring: Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin Based on: Me Before You by JoJo Moyes
Summary: Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life--steady boyfriend, close family--who has never been farther afield than their tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex-Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after a motorcycle accident. Will has always lived a huge life--big deals, extreme sports, worldwide travel--and now he's pretty sure he cannot live the way he is. Will is acerbic, moody, bossy--but Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves, and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected.
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