Column by Morgan Gstalter
We’ve seen it with fan sensations such as the Harry Potter series or the Twilight Saga, but here are some movies set for release, well-known novels and secret gems alike, to keep your eyes out for this season.
In theaters: October 31, 2013.
Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper are a couple again. Wait. What? No, this is far from the Academy Award-nominated plot of “Silver Linings Playbook.”
They star as George and Serena Pemberton, a young couple living in 1929 North Carolina trying to thrive in the timber industry. Their treacherous and passionate marriage begins to fall like their trees after Serena learns she can never fall pregnant.
In theaters: November 22, 2013.
In the sci-fi thriller successor to “The Hunger Games,” also starring Jennifer Lawrence, the victors from the 74th annual games, Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark (played by Josh Hutcherson) struggle under the weight of their new celebrity status and the pressure rising in the districts of Panem for a rebellion.
The Book Thief
In theaters: November 15, 2013.
In this dramatic portrayal set in World War II, under the rule of Nazi Germany, young Liesel has everyone on his or her toes following her journey of stealing forbidden books and sharing the banned material.
The Wolf of Wall Street
In theaters: November 15, 2013
In the world of Wall Street, business could make or break you. As a corrupt banker, Leonardo DiCaprio steps out in his finest suit while in a downward spiral following a fraud case that has Wall Street throwing up their hands and getting the mob involved.
Gstalter is a first-year news-Internet major and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org