Fall Movies: Opening September 8, 2017

Movies opening Sept 8, 2017 - It, Home Again, Rememory, The Unknown girl

Even though some recent Stephen King adaptations have been very sad (cough The Dark Tower), It has audiences excited and is also getting good reviews. It looks terrifying, even if you aren’t already scared of clowns. For those that can’t handle clowns, Reese Witherspoon is back to her romantic comedy ways with Home Again. When I first read about this movie, it sounded promising and not a typical romantic comedy, but based on the trailer and the reviews, it looks exactly like a typical romantic comedy. I’ll pass. The premise of Rememory sounds interesting, but I guess it is a wasted role for Peter Dinklage. The Unknown Girl is a French mystery that sounds interesting and worth checking out.



Starring: Bill Skarsgard, Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard, Sophia Lillis

Directed by: Andy Muschietti
Written by:  Chase Palmer, Cary Fukunaga, Gary Dauberman, Stephen King (novel)

Rating: R
Length: 2 hour 15 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 90%
Quick Description:  Terrifying clown

A group of bullied kids work together to try to fight a monster that takes the form of a terrifying clown.

Home Again

Home Again

Starring:  Reese Witherspoon, Nat Wolff, Lake Bell, Michael Sheen

Directed by:  Hallie Meyers-Shyer
Written by:  Hallie Meyers-Shyer

Rating: PG-13
Length: 1 hour 37 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 29%
Quick Description: Cougar love

A single mom allows three young guys to move in with her family and takes a shining to one of them before her ex-husband wants to get back in her life.



Starring:  Peter Dinklage, Matt Ellis, Jordana Largy, Martin Donovan

Directed by:  Mark Palansky
Written by:  Mark Palansky, Mike Vukadinovich

Rating: PG-13
Length: 1 hour 51 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 21%
Quick Description: Recorded memories lead to death

When a professor who invented a machine that records and plays a person’s memory dies, a man tries to solve his murder.

The Unknown Girl

The Unknown Girl

Starring:  Adele Haenel, Olivier Bonnaud, Jeremie Renier, Louka Minnella

Directed by:  Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
Written by:  Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

Rating: NR
Length: 1 hour 53 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 70%
Quick Description: Who’s that girl?

A doctor becomes obsessed in finding out about a young woman who rang her door for help and died shortly after.


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5 thoughts on “Fall Movies: Opening September 8, 2017

  • September 8, 2017 at 5:05 pm

    Timely posting! I was just trying to decide on a Saturday morning movie.

  • September 8, 2017 at 5:06 pm

    It is probably best to watch in the morning and then stay away from sewers and basements.

  • September 8, 2017 at 10:52 pm

    not a fan of the scary stuff.. stephen king was joe’s favorite but not for me… i am definitely the chick flick, old 40’s and woody allen… and mel brooks!

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