Summer’s over, and with that, lazy hot days at the beach had come to an end, too. Time to look for other modes of entertainment and move back inside the four walls. Buckle up, get a bag of popcorn and a refreshing soft drink, and kick back while watching one of the upcoming month’s new movie premieres!
The Nun (6 September)
When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together they uncover the order’s unholy secret. Risking not only their lives but their faith and their very souls, they confront a malevolent force in the form of the same demonic nun that first terrorized audiences in “The Conjuring 2,” as the abbey becomes a horrific battleground between the living and the damned.
Dir.: Corin Hardy Stars: Taissa Farmiga, Demian Bichir, Charlotte Hope
The Predator (13 September)
From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home in Shane Black’s explosive reinvention of the Predator series. Now, the universe’s most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before, having genetically upgraded themselves with DNA from other species. When a young boy accidentally triggers their return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled science teacher can prevent the end of the human race.
Dir.: Shane Black Stars: Boyd Holbrook, Keegan Michael Key, Olivia Munn
A Simple Favor (13 September)
A Simple Favor, a stylish post-modern film noir directed by Paul Feig, centers around Stephanie, a mommy blogger who seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend Emily’s sudden disappearance from their small town. Stephanie is joined by Emily’s husband Sean in this thriller filled with twists and betrayals, secrets and revelations, love and loyalty, murder and revenge.
Dir.: Paul Feig Stars: Blake Lively, Anna Kendrick, Henry Golding
Johnny English Strikes Again (20 September)
Rowan Atkinson returns as the much-loved accidental secret agent in “Johnny English Strikes Again”. When a cyber-attack reveals the identity of all active undercover agents in Britain, the country’s only hope is called out of retirement. English’s new mission is his most critical to date: Dive head first into action to find the mastermind hacker. A man with few skills and analogue methods, English must overcome the challenges of modern technology-or his newest mission will become the Secret Service’s last.
Dir.: David Kerr Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Olga Kurylenko, Emma Thompson
It’s the early 1970s, and Ron Stallworth is the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a name for himself, Stallworth bravely sets out on a dangerous mission: infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan. The young detective soon recruits a more seasoned colleague, Flip Zimmerman, into the undercover investigation of a lifetime. Together, they team up to take down the extremist hate group as the organization aims to sanitize its violent rhetoric to appeal to the mainstream.
Dir.: Spike Lee Stars: Adam Driver, John David Washington, Alec Baldwin