September movie releases include Hocus Pocus 2, The Good House, Pinocchio and more

It was when I was writing movie releases, that meant movie releases. Now, Netflix, Disney+, Paramount+, Prime Video, and Apple TV are giving movie theaters their money’s worth. Look for stars like David Bowie, Tom Hanks, Cynthia Erivo, Saoirse Ronan, Sam Rockwell, Camila Mendes, Justin Long, Olivia Wilde, Florence Pugh, Harry Styles, Queen Latifah, Kate Bosworth, Ben Affleck, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Rosario Dawson, Jon Hamm, John Slattery, Viola Davis, Adrien Brody, Ruth Wilson, David Oyelowo. Mia Goth, Naomi Watts, Allison Janney, Bobby Cannavale, Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, Sarah Jessica Parker, Billy Eichner, Bill Murray, Russell Crowe, Zac Efron, Sigourney Weaver and Kevin Kline

9/8: Pinocchio in cinemas and on Disney+ Directed by Robert Zemeckis (Castaway, Forrest Gumpand The Polar Express), aadaptation of the 1940 Disney classic. Tom Hanks as Geppetto, Benjamin Evan Ainsworth as Pinocchio and Cynthia Erivo as the Blue Fairy.

9/9: Zach Cregger Barbaric in theatres. Tess (Georgina Campbell), a woman arrives at her Airbnb in the middle of a dark and stormy night, but the rental has been double-booked by Keith (Bill Skarsgård), who has been staying at the place for some time. Twisted and perverted behavior ensues.

9/9: End of the road Netflix Thriller. Queen Latifah plays a mother who takes her selfless children and brother (Chris Bridges) on a cross-country road trip. During a layover at a motel, the family falls victim to a gruesome murder and becomes part of the killer’s plan.

9/9: Neil LaBute house of darkness in theatres. Justin Long performs as he brings Mina (Kate Bosworth) home from the bar. Inspired by Bram Stoker’s classic Dracula.

9/13: Clerk III in theatres. About 15 years later Clerk II has been freed. In this cameo-filled sequel, convenience store owner Randal (Jeff Anderson) suffers a heart attack and emerges from the drama with a breath of fresh air. Behind the counter with Dante (Brian O’Halloran), Jay (Jason Mewes) and Silent Bob (Smith). Be on the lookout for appearances from Ben Affleck, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Rosario Dawson and Justin Long.

09/16: Revenge on Netflix. Archies Camila Mendes is Drea, a high school girl whose slimy boyfriend (Austin Abrams) is ruining her life. Eleanor (Maya Hawke), the alt-girl who plays by her own rules, knows exactly what it’s like to be a social outcast after Carissa Jones (Ava Capri) spread rumors about her. Drea and Eleanor team up and “get revenge” on each other’s bullies.

09/16: Confess, Fletch. in theaters and on Paramount + Jon Hamm puts his own spin on the investigative reporter made famous by Chevy Chase in Gregory McDonald’s 1985 comedy mystery. In Confess, Fletch Irwin M. Fletcher (Hamm) is called by his boss, Frank (John Slattery), to identify an art thief. At the same time, Fletch becomes the prime suspect in a series of murders.

09/16: The female king in theaters Viola Davis is General Nanisca (Davis), the brilliant and fearless leader of the group of female warriors known as the Agojie during the reign of the Dahomey Kingdom in 18th and 19th century Dahomey, Africa. When the outside continually tries to undo their way of life, Nanisca assembles an elite group of fighters to protect all they fought for.

09/16: See how they work in theatres. Sam Rockwell and Saoirse Ronan are detectives in the West End in the 1950s. The jaded Inspector, Stoppard (Rockwell) and the greedy constable Stalker (Ronan) investigate the murder of a member of the one-piece team West End hit. This fun thriller also stars Adrien Brody, Ruth Wilson and David Oyelowo.

09/16: pearl in theatres. An origin story about an attention-hungry killer who wreaked havoc in Texas. Mia Goth reprises her role as a sly, smiling, and determined young woman who will stop at nothing to achieve stardom as an actress. Goth also co-wrote the film with Ti West.

09/16: The Silent Twins in theatres. Based on the true story and book of the same name by Marjorie Wallace, June (Letitia Wright) and Jennifer Gibbons (Tamara Lawrance), Welsh identical twins who, from an early age, only communicate with each other. Their mind becomes their playground and their refuge as they navigate between adolescence and adulthood in a world where they feel insecure. The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.

09/16: Good night mom on Prime Video. A remake of the 2014 Austrian horror film. Elias (Cameron Crovetti) and Lucas (Nicholas Crovetti) are overjoyed to be reunited with their mother ( Noemie Watts), who was away for cosmetic facial surgery, but the more time they spend with her, the more they start to think her face isn’t the only thing that has changed.

09/16: Lunar Reverie in theatres. Oscar-nominated filmmaker Brett Morgen takes audiences on a fascinating journey through the legendary David Bowie’s career using pristine concert footage and interviews.

09/23: don’t worry darling in Theaters Directed by Olivia Wilde and starring Florence Pughand Harry Styles as Alice and Jack Chambers, a young, madly in love 1950s married couple living in the carefully designed suburb of Victory, California, which the society of Jack developed. As Alice gets to know the other women in the community, she begins to poke holes in the whimsical and dangerous society. The film also stars Wilde, Chris Pine, Gemma Chan, Nick Kroll and KiKi Layne.

09/23: Lou on Netflix. When a young girl (Ridley Asha Bateman) goes missing in the middle of a dark and stormy night, reclusive Lou (Allison Janney) agrees to help the fearful mother (Jurnee Smollett) find her child.

09/23: Catherine called Birdy in theaters and Prime Video 10/7. This is Lena Dunham’s film set in 1290 England where Bella Ramsey, 14-year-old Lady Catherine (preferably called Birdy), the fearless daughter of Lord Rollo (Andrew Scott) and Lady Aislinn (Billie Piper). Birdy’s family is a bit scattered and financially unstable, so Lord Rollo is determined to marry his daughter to a wealthy man who could solve all their problems. Birdy, however, doesn’t want to be part of this scheme and doesn’t care who knows.

09/28: Blond on Netflix. Half biopic, half mystery written and directed by Andre Dominique. Based on the novel by Joyce Carol Oates, this mostly black-and-white film tackles Norma Jeane’s struggles with fame and drugs, as well as her difficult and very public love life with Arthur Miller (Adrien Brody) and Joe DiMaggio (Bobby Cannavale).

9/30: Brothers in theatres. Billy Eichner is a busy brother. The Billy in the street star teamed up with director and co-writer Nicholas Stoller to Brothers, a romantic comedy about two very busy and very different men trying to make it work. Bobby (Eichner) is a self-contained and more reserved podcaster and museum owner. Aaron (Luke MacFarlane), nicknamed “the gay Tom Brady”, Brothersis the first major studio film to feature a cast comprised primarily of members of the LGBTQ+ community.

9/30: Hocus Pocu 2 on Disney+. Three high school girls (Lilia Buckingham, Whitney Peak and Belissa Escobedo) call witches Winifred (Bette Midler), Mary (Kathy Najimy) and Sarah (Sarah Jessica Parker) back to their old playground. The sequel also stars Tony Hale, Sam Richardson and Hannah Waddingham.

9/30 The good house in theatres. A film adaptation of Ann Leary’s bestselling novel. Sigourney Weaver stars as Hildy Good, a New England real estate agent whose self-sufficient life takes an unexpected and much-needed turn when she reconnects with the Frank Getchell (Kevin Kline), her former high school sweetheart.

9/30: The greatest beer race of all time on AppleTV+. Zac Efron is John “Chickie” Donohue, a young man who feels directionless and useless as his close friends risk their lives in the Vietnam War. In an effort to do his part, he leaves the comfort of his New York neighborhood to bring beers to his frontline buddies. This quirky and heartwarming adventure also stars Bill Murray and Russell Crowe.

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