October 2015 Dramas

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Here are all the serious cat movies that will be fighting for Oscar nominations in the coming months. I think most of them look good except Our Brand Is Crisis. I’m sure Sandra Bullock and Billy Bob Thornton will be fine in the movie, but it does not look interesting to me.


 

Room

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Release Date: October 16, 2015

Cast: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, William H. Macy, Joan Allen

Director: Lenny Abrahamson

Based on the best-selling novel, a young mother has been held captive for over five years in a small room with her son who only knows the entire world as that room.


 

Meadowland

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Release Date: October 16, 2015

Cast: Olivia Wilde, Luke Wilson, Giovanni Ribisi, Elisabeth Moss, Ty Simpkins, John Leguizamo, Kevin Corrigan, Merritt Wever, Scott Mescudi, Skipp Suddith

Director: Reed Morano

Two parents deal with their son’s disappearance in different ways where the husband cop loses his moral center and the wife starts to do more and more dangerous things to feel alive.


 

Suffragette

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Release Date: October 23, 2015

Cast: Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, Brendan Gleeson, Anne-Marie Duff, Ben Whishaw, Romola Garai, Natalie Press, Meryl Streep

Director: Sarah Gavron

Explores the start of the feminist movement in early-20th-century Britain when women were fighting for the right to vote.


 

I Smile Back

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Release Date: October 23, 2015

Cast: Sarah Silverman, Josh Charles, Thomas Sadoski, Mia Barron

Director: Adam Salky

A seemingly perfect suburban housewife is battling depression and making very poor choices (drugs, drinking, cheating, etc.) that might get her to a point she can’t come back from.


 

Nasty Baby

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Release Date: October 23, 2015

Cast: Kristen Wiig, Sebastián Silva, Tunde Adebimpe

Director: Sebastián Silva

A gay couple want to have a baby and their girl friend is going to help with that, but then the movie takes a very dark turn.


 

Beasts of No Nation

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Release Date: October 16, 2015

Cast: Abraham Attah, Emmanuel Affadzi, Ricky Adelayitor

Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga

Follows one young boy in West Africa who loses his family to a slaughter and is recruited to become a child soldier.


 

Our Brand Is Crisis

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Release Date: October 30, 2015

Cast: Sandra Bullock, Billy Bob Thornton, Anthony Mackie, Joaquim de Almeida, Ann Dowd, Scoot McNairy, Zoe Kazan

Director: David Gordon Green

Sandra Bullock plays a political strategist that comes out of retirement after a scandal to help out a Bolivian presidential candidate that is really behind in the polls and also go up against her arch nemesis who is coaching the competition.

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