Films to Look Out for in September

September is here and theaters are slowly but surely beginning to open again. With this, it means that the big screen will the place to see some of the biggest films once again. However, streaming and video on demand will still be bringing some hits too. Either way, here are some things that are worth keeping an eye out for this month.

Tenet – In Theaters on September 3rd

Pushed back all the way from July 17, “Tenet” will finally be hitting theaters bringing another potential Christopher Nolan classic to the big screen.

John David Washington plays an unnamed CIA agent who is brought into a secret assignment that involves time manipulation and evil forces threatening another world war. Along with Washington, the cast includes actors such as Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Kenneth Branagh and Michael Caine.

“Tenet” has successfully had its plot kept secret for months and has already received many positive reviews from audiences and critics.

Mulan (2020) – Available on Disney+ through Premiere Acess on September 4th

Skipping the traditional theater experience for a premiere status on Disney+, the live action remake of “Mulan” looks to provide a different take on the classic tale.

As war breaks out in China, Hua Mulan, played by Liu Yifei, takes the place of her aging father by disguising herself as a man to enlist in the army. Now in the army as Hua Jun, Mulan must work to keep her true identify safe while taking on the warrior leader Bori Khan, played by Jason Scott Lee.

Despite changing many aspects of the 1998 animated version, “Mulan” looks to add new and interesting elements to the story along with a huge cast of Asian and Asian American actors.

I’m Thinking of Ending Things – Available on Netflix on September 4th

Based on the 2016 novel and directed by “Synecdoche, New York” director Charlie Kaufman, “I’m Thinking of Ending Things” provides a new and interesting psychological horror to the streaming giant.

Despite wanting to break off their relationship, Cindy, played by Jessie Buckley, agrees to go to with her boyfriend Jake, played by Jesse Plemons, to meet his parents, played by Toni Collette and David Thewlis. The group however gets trapped in a snowstorm revealing to Cindy aspects of Jake that she never knew before and begins to question everything.

“I’m Thinking of Ending Things” looks to provide a uniquely terrifying tale that messes with the mind of both the lead character and the audience.

The Broken Hearts Gallery – In Theaters on September 11th

Produced by singer and actress Selena Gomez, “The Broken Hearts Gallery” brings another romantic comedy for a more modern age.

After experiencing a bad break-up and a night out on the town, Lucy, played by Geraldine Viswanathan, accidentally goes into the car of Nick, played by Dacre Montgomery. The two eventually become friends working with one another on an art gallery inside a hotel.

“The Broken Hearts Gallery” looks to bring a decent film with good comedy and performances from its lead actors.

The Devil All the Time – Available on Netflix on September 16

Bringing together a cast of all-star actors, “The Devil All the Time” takes the 2011 novel to the small screen for a thrilling drama.

In 1950s Ohio, Arvin Russell, played by Tom Holland, tries to keep his family safe as a corrupt sheriff, played by Sebastian Stan, a false preacher, played by Robert Pattinson, and an evil couple, played by Jason Clarke and Riley Keough, come together in the small town of Knockemstiff.

Directed by “Simon Killer” and “Christine” director Anthony Campos, “The Devil All the Time” looks to take a wide variety of characters together with excellent performances in this Netflix film.

Enola Holmes – Available on Netflix on September 23rd

To read about this film, click here to read our article written about it by Francesca Creavey.

Greenland – In Theaters on September 25th

Reuniting “Angel Has Fallen” director Ric Roman Waugh and actor Gerard Butler, “Greenland” showcases a disaster movie similar to the works of Roland Emmerich’s “Independence Day” and “2012.”

As fragments of a comet fall to Earth threatening human extinction, the only safe place for people to go is to bunkers in Greenland. Hoping to keep their family safe through this, John Garrity, played by Butler, and his wife, played by Morena Baccarin, do their best to make it to shelter.

“Greenland” looks to bring the disaster genre back once again with enough action and carnage to enjoy on the big screen.

Secret Society of Second-Born Royals – Available on Disney+ on September 25th

Taking a different route from other Disney royal films, “Secret Society of Second-Born Royals” mixes the prince and princess genre with the superhero genre.

Second-born Illyrian princess Sam, played by Peyton Elizabeth Lee, discovers that she was born with special powers allowing her into a group of other super powered royals. With the help of her new friends, Sam will have to complete her training and save the world.

“Secret Society of Second-Born Royals” brings together a cast of young and old actors in a child friendly story for the whole family to watch.

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