From Wakanda Forever to Don’t Worry Darling: the best films to see in fall 2022 | Movies

The director of this film, George Miller, called it “the anti-Mad Max”, the exact opposite of his futuristic gonzo action classics. Instead, it’s ironic fantasy, a meditation on stories and myths. Tilda Swinton plays a professor of narratology, who is in Turkey for a lecture. She opens a glass bottle in her hotel and a genie comes out: Idris Elba, eager to grant her a wish or two.
September 2. All release dates are UK and subject to change

Michael Flatley fans and masochists the world over are talking excitedly about making a special pilgrimage to Dublin for the premiere of a film that has become a legend – produced, directed, written by and starring Riverdance hoofer Flatley as super cool secret agent. This action-thriller technically premiered at the Raindance film festival in London in 2018, but the sarcastic journalists were shut out by Flatley, unhappy with people using the term “vanity project”, and its mythical reputation grew. . The trailer showed us something disconcertingly wooden and weird.
September 2.

A group of twenty-somethings throw a party at a mansion during a hurricane, and after they inadvertently consume narcotics, things go horribly wrong while the gang plays a murder-in-the-dark game called Bodies Bodies Bodies. There’s a super hip cast including Rachel Sennott (from Shiva Baby), Maria Bakalova (from Borat Later Moviefilm) and Pete Davidson.
September 9.

The runaway success of Rian Johnson’s Knives Out and Agatha Christie’s revivals Death on the Nile and Murder on the Orient Express have proven that there’s still a market for classic All-Star era thrillers. British writer Mark Chappell scripted this mystery set in 1950s London theaters about the murder of a crew member working on a Mousetrap-like production. Saoirse Ronan plays Constable Stalker and Sam Rockwell is Inspector Stoppard (possibly named after the author of The Real Inspector Hound).
September 9.

Big hitters… Vincent Lindon and Juliette Binoche in The Two Sides of the Blade. Photography: Berlin Film Festival 2022

Claire Denis brings out three heavyweights of French cinema for an intense love triangle. The setting is in Paris and Juliette Binoche plays the presenter of a nerd radio talk show, who lives with a former sports star, retired following an injury, interpreted by Vincent Lindon, all crumpled up. One day, Binoche sees, in the street, her old lover, the one she left for Lindon; it’s Grégoire Colin. The meeting of the three promises to be explosive.
September 9.

David Cronenberg’s new film (not a remake and not to be confused with his 1970 film of the same name) is an exposition of horror body atrocities in the Ballardian style he gave us in Crash. In a strange future world, evolution and medicine have caused bodies to grow many new organs. Viggo Mortensen plays a performance artist whose girlfriend, Léa Seydoux, removes her extra organs and tattoos them in front of a live audience – to the fascination of a government inspector played by Kristen Stewart. Fuh-reaky.
September 9.

A glorious epiphany/panic metamorphosed from a David Bowie documentary. It’s an archival montage of live performance footage, Bowie’s experimental video art, paintings, film and stage work, plus his stylish – and always polite – interviews with various normcore TV personalities who don’t exactly get it.
September 16.

ticket to paradise

A classy, ​​old-school rom-com is on offer here, featuring movie stars above the title, not just IP freaks and superheroes. George Clooney and Julia Roberts star as a divorced couple who learn that their daughter, played by Kaitlyn Dever, is about to get married in Bali to a guy she just met. This hasty wedding scenario was exactly the mistake they themselves made as teenagers: Now, this middle-aged couple are heading to Bali on a mission to thwart the wedding. But could they fall in love again?
September 16.

It’s in all of us

Actress Antonia Campbell-Hughes showed off her directing abilities with last year’s disturbing short Acre Fall Between and now she’s making her debut with It Is in Us All, an ominous meditation on death and fate centered on a car accident on a deserted road in Ireland. It involves two people: a 17-year-old local played by Rhys Mannion and a visitor from London played by Cosmo Jarvis, whose existence is mysteriously turned upside down by the tragedy.
September 23.

don’t worry darling

Olivia Wilde directs this psychological horror thriller from a story by Carey Van Dyke. Florence Pugh and Harry Styles play Alice and Jack, a young married couple living a seemingly idyllic and prosperous existence in a 1950s American town called Victory, which is economically dependent on a single company whose business is a very disturbing mystery.
September 23.

In front of your face

Korean author Hong Sang-soo’s extremely delicate, underrated, low-budget chamber dramas have become a delight on the festival circuit. In this new film, Korean star Lee Hye-young plays Sangok, a once-famous Korean actress who has returned to her native country from the United States. She walks around all of her old haunts and all seems quiet – until there is a terrible revelation.
September 23.

The female king

Viola Davis stars in this expansive historical epic directed by Gina Prince Bythewood. Davis is General Naniscal, leader of an all-female military unit called Agojie in the 19th-century African kingdom of Dahomey (now Benin), which fights against European colonial powers that seek to enslave them. John Boyega plays the real king King Ghezo.
October 4.

The lost king

The 2012 discovery of Richard III’s remains was crying out for UK cinematic treatment and now Steve Coogan has co-written a comedy, directed by Stephen Frears, about real-life amateur historian Philippa Langley’s struggle to get the academic and historical establishment to do pay attention to his hunch that the king might be buried under a Leicester car park. She is played by Sally Hawkins and Coogan is her husband, John.
October 7.

Park Hae-il and Tang Wei in Decision to Leave.
Chic black… Park Hae-il and Tang Wei in Decision to leave. Photography: CJ ENM Co Ltd/Moho Film

A superb black widow romance from Korean director Park Chan-wook, who has recently moved from gonzo revenge violence to super-chic suspense thrillers. Chinese star Tang Wei plays the handsome wife of a businessman whose broken body is found at the base of a well-known climbing rock. Was he pushed? The investigator (Park Hae-il) begins to suspect the widow…and falls in love with her.
21st of October.

The Banshees of Inisherin

Writer-director Martin McDonagh, the creator of In Bruges and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, can be counted on for a high-octane black comedy. Today he reunited with his In Bruges stars Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson, two friends on a remote Irish island who find themselves in dire straits when one of them suddenly ends their relationship.
21st of October.


Mercurial and controversial filmmaker David O Russell is back with an offbeat, conceptual 1930s drama starring Christian Bale, Margot Robbie and John David Washington as three friends who witness a murder and then become themselves. suspects, uncovering a bizarre conspiracy at the heart of the US government. He co-stars with Chris Rock, Robert De Niro, Anya Taylor-Joy, Rami Malek and Mike Myers.
November 4.

Bill Nighy and Aimee Lou Wood in Living.
Deeply felt… Bill Nighy and Aimee Lou Wood in Living. Photography: Ross Ferguson

This deeply felt and beautifully acted film by screenwriter Kazuo Ishiguro and director Oliver Hermanus is a remake of Akira Kurosawa’s 1953 classic, Ikiru, or To Live. Bill Nighy plays a buttoned-down civil servant who, nearing the end of his 30 years of joyless bureaucratic employment, is diagnosed with stomach cancer and becomes obsessed with a single mission: to build a modest little children’s playground. Before leaving.
November 11th.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Black Panther was a smash hit and an instant Afro-futuristic classic for the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2018. Here’s the highly anticipated sequel, albeit with changes. Chadwick Boseman, who played the lead role, T’Challa, died in 2020; his character was not brought back and Daniel Kaluuya indicated that he would not be reprising his role as W’Kabi. But Lupita Nyong’o is back as T’Challa’s former lover, Nakia.
November 11th.

She says

Procedural investigative journalism along the lines of All the President’s Men and Spotlight, starring Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan. They play Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor, two New York Times reporters working on the story of Harvey Weinstein’s abuse and their long and complex struggle to confront Weinstein’s legal attack dogs and persuade his victims to register. .
November 25.

Avatar: The Way of the Water

When James Cameron released his huge, immersive sci-fi smash Avatar in 2009, complete with its bizarre blue Smurf creatures, everyone thought 3D was surely here to stay. But 3D disappeared and Avatar became an embarrassing fad of yesteryear, though many kept the faith. Now there’s this sequel set 10 years later, with Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldaña reprising their roles.
December 16.