Fall movie season is officially upon us! New movies that are coming to theaters this week include two sequels to much beloved franchises, as well as the screen adaptation of the true story of one of America’s most controversial figures. Which do you most want to see?
Starring: Valorie Curry, Callie Hernandez, Brandon Scott
After breaking up with Mark Darcy, Bridget Jones’s “happily ever after” hasn’t quite gone according to plan. Fortysomething and single again, she decides to focus on her job as top news producer and surround herself with old friends and new. For once, Bridget has everything completely under control. What could possibly go wrong? Then her love life takes a turn and Bridget meets a dashing American named Jack, the suitor who is everything Mr. Darcy is not. In an unlikely twist she finds herself pregnant, but with one hitch she can only be fifty percent sure of the identity of her baby’s father.
Starring: Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey
In 2013, NSA contractor Edward Snowden leaked a large number of classified documents to the media, exposing the U.S. government’s covert surveillance activities. Some called the whistleblower a hero, while others called him a traitor. Based on the books The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World’s Most Wanted Man by Luke Harding and Time of the Octopus by Anatoly Kucherena.
Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo