After another busy season for the film industry, more amazing films are due on our screens very soon. Ireland has now removed some COVID-19 regulations that were previously in place, such as the cinema capacity that has gone up to 80% which means when you book your tickets, only the seat beside you is now blocked off. This is great news as some films don’t feel the same without the cinemas being a bit busier like they were pre-COVID. We have rounded up some of the most highly anticipated films coming soon to a cinema near you!
Irish actress Ruth Negga joins Tessa Thompson in their new movie Passing. This story follows two black women living in New York during the 1920s, but the catch is that one is passing as a white woman. Interestingly filmed in black and white and follows the aesthetic and trends of the Roaring Twenties, it is set to be a beauty of cinematic work. Anyone that was a fan of similar 1920’s period films such as the Great Gatsby will also want to see this, as it’s just as dramatic but yet seems to be more subtle and nuanced in its approach. Although the film was released on the 29th of October, it easily got lost in the Halloween weekend and is believed to gain momentum this November and hopefully be enjoyed by a wide audience.
Release Date: October 29th
Marvel is back with another huge addition to their Phase Four collection of films, this time being the highly anticipated Eternals. This movie has a huge ensemble cast starring Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Kit Harington, Gemma Chan and our own Irish acting star Barry Keoghan. This film is directed by Oscar-winning Chloe Zhao and tells the story of civilians of an immortal alien race that emerge from isolation after the Multiverse is affected and they work together to save Earth from evil, known as the Deviants. It is a must-see for everyone, Marvel fans and other cinema lovers alike!
Release Date: November 5th
Kirsten Stewart bears the heavy crown of playing the late Princess Diana Spencer in the new biopic. It is set during the time of her failing marriage to Prince Charles. The film takes place over a few days and explores how tense their royal relationship had become and how the breakdown is mentally and physically affecting Diana and the rest of the Royal Family. This movie is set to be a real treat for any Crown fans and those interested in her story,
Release Date: November 5th
Based on one of, if not the most iconic supernatural comedies of all time, Ghostbusters, this film takes on a new angle of the story. Directed by Jason Reitman, it tells the story of two kids who discover their uncle was one of the original Ghostbusters and must fight the supernatural creature terrorising their small American town. Starring amazing young rising actors such as Finn Wolfhard and Mckenna Grace, who are thoroughly supported by well-established actors like Paul Rudd and Bill Murray from the original film. It’s a sequel to the original released nearly thirty years ago and this may make it more accessible to a younger audience of today but hopefully also will be enjoyed by the original audience who loved it before.
Release Date: November 19th
House of Gucci
The story follows Maurizio Gucci, the designer and owner of the legendary Italian fashion brand Gucci, set in Italy, the story spans nearly thirty years. It portrays the events before and after the businessman was murdered and how many members of the family were involved. Directed by Ridley Scott the film has a cast just as big as him with roles filled by Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Al Pacino and Salma Hayek. Another movie is set to be filled with glamour and drama which will make it unmissable.
Release Date: November 26th
Sophie Melia – Film & TV Correspondent