The Reel World


By Michael Benninger


“Mankind was born on Earth. It was never meant to die here.”
Action, Adventure, Mystery
Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain
In Theatres: November 7
Tasked with finding a new home for humanity, a team of explorers led by a pilot named Cooper (McConaughey) ventures into a newly discovered wormhole, breaking the bounds of spacetime in search of a life-sustaining planet.

The Theory of Everything

“His mind changed our world. Her love changed his.”
Biography, Drama
Starring: Felicity Jones, Eddie Redmayne, Emily Watson
In Theatres: November 7
Before Stephen Hawking was wheelchair-bound and reliant on computer-based communication, he was big pimpin’ on the Cambridge campus - at least according to this biopic based on the book by the renowned astrophysicist’s ex-wife.
Beyond the Lights

“Open your heart. Find your voice.”
Starring: Minnie Driver, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Danny Glover
In Theatres: November 14
Noni is the nation’s latest chart-topping music sensation whose controlling stage-mom pushes her to the brink of suicide until a dashing police officer saves her life and helps her forge her own identity.
Big Hero 6

Animation, Action, Comedy
Starring: Genesis Rodriguez, Jamie Chung, Damon Wayans Jr.
In Theatres: November 7
When San Fransokyo falls under siege by malevolent criminals, a 14-year-old robotics whiz and his balloony bot, Baymax, partner with a pack of untested crime-fighters to save their beloved metropolis.

Biography, Drama, Sport
Starring: Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo
In Theatres: November 14
This thrilling film recounts the true story of brothers Mark and Dave Schultz, Olympic Gold wrestling champions whose affiliation with an affluent schizophrenic put their lives in jeopardy.
Dumb and Dumber To

Starring: Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Kathleen Turner
In Theatres: November 14
Nearly two decades after cinema’s dimmest duo first hit the big screen, Lloyd Christmas (Carrey) and Harry Dunne (Daniels) return in this long-overdue sequel that revisits their idiotic antics from the ‘90s and follows them through a whole new set of moronic misadventures.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

“Fire burns brighter in the darkness.”
Adventure, Sci-Fi
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth
In Theatres: November 21
After narrowly escaping the Third Quarter Quell, Katniss Everdeen enters District 13 on a quest to save her beloved Peeta and deliver salvation to the dystopian nation of Panem.
The Imitation Game

“Behind every code is an enigma.”
Biography, Drama, Thriller
Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode
In Theatres: November 21
This flick chronicles the life of mathematician Alan Turing, who was instrumental in the Allies’ victory over Germany in World War II, but later suffered persecution and prosecution when his sexual proclivities became public knowledge.
Horrible Bosses 2

“Taking care of business.”
Starring: Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis
In Theatres: November 26
When a conniving investor tries to thwart their new business, the masters of workplace revenge kidnap his son and hold him for ransom.
Penguins of Madagascar

“The movie event that will blow their cover.”
Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, John Malkovich, Tom McGrath, Christopher Knights
In Theatres: November 26
Led by the heroic husky, Agent Classified, a team of top-secret tuxedoed birds uncover ornery octopus Dr.
Octavius Brine’s nefarious plan for global domination.