If you’ve been waiting, with anticipation, for new movies, the fall and winter 2021 movies promise to fill your ravenous appetite. Here are a few highlights:
DEAR EVAN HANSEN
Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award winner Ben Platt reprises his role as an anxious, isolated high schooler aching for understanding and belonging amid the chaos and cruelty of the social-media age. Dear Evan Hansen is directed by acclaimed filmmaker Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being A Wallflower, Wonder), the film is written for the screen by the show’s Tony winner Steven Levenson with music and lyrics by the show’s Oscar®, Grammy and Tony-winning songwriting team of Benj Pasek & Justin Paul (La La Land, The Greatest Showman). Cast: Ben Platt, Amy Adams, Julianne Moore, Kaitlyn Dever, Amandla Stenberg, Nik Dodani, Danny Pino, Colton Ryan, DeMarius Copes.
In theaters now!
THE FRENCH DISPATCH
This compelling story focuses on journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional 20th century French city. In The French Dispatch, a collection of stories published in “The French Dispatch Magazine ” comes to life. Directed by: Wes Anderson. Starring: Benicio del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Léa Seydoux, Frances McDormand, Timothée Chalamet, Lyna Khoudri, Jeffrey Wright, Mathieu Amalric, Stephen Park, Bill Murray, and Owen Wilson. In theaters October 22, 2021
The marriage of Princess Diana and Prince Charles has long since grown cold. Though rumors of affairs and a divorce abound, peace is ordained for the Christmas festivities at the Queen’s Sandringham Estate. There’s eating and drinking, shooting and hunting. Diana knows the game. But this year, things will be profoundly different. SPENCER is an imagining of what might have happened during those few fateful days. Starring Kristen Stewart, Timothy Spall, Jack Farthing, Sean Harris, Sally Hawkins. In theaters November 5, 2021