[Movie News] In Theaters This Week – October 25, 2019

It’s the week before Halloween, and if you still haven’t had your fill of scary movies, there’s still one more due out this week about an app that purportedly predicts when you will die. Also out this week are a number of international films, a director’s cut of The Current War, a live performance by Bruce Springsteen of his latest album, and more!

Black and Blue (R)

A rookie police officer in New Orleans has to balance her identity as a black woman with her role as a police officer when she witnesses other police officers committing murder.

Directed by Deon Taylor

Starring: Naomie Harris, Mike Colter, Frank Grillo, Reid Scott, Tyrese Gibson

Release date: October 25

Countdown (PG-13)

When a nurse downloads an app that claims to predict the moment a person will die, it tells her she only has three days to live. With the clock ticking and a figure haunting her, she must find a way to save her life before time runs out.

Directed by Justin Dec

Starring: Elizabeth Lail, Jordan Calloway, Talitha Eliana Bateman, Peter Facinelli, Dillon Lane

Release date: October 25

The Current War: Director’s Cut (PG-13)

The dramatic story of the cutthroat race between electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse to determine whose electrical system would power the modern world.

Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

Starring: Tom Holland, Matthew Macfadyen, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tuppence Middleton, Katherine Waterston

Release date: October 25

Frankie (PG-13)

Three generations grappling with a life-changing experience during one day of a vacation in Sintra, Portugal, a historic town known for its dense gardens and fairy-tale villas and palaces.

Directed by Ira Sachs

Starring: Isabelle Huppert, Sennia Nanua, Ariyon Bakare, Vinette Robinson, Jérémie Renier

Release date: October 25

Housefull 4

In 1419 Sitamgarh, 3 couples are parted away due to an evil conspiracy. 600 hundred years later in 2019 in London, the couples’s reincarnations meet again but this time each one of them is marrying the wrong person. How they come to realize about their true love is what forms the crux of the story.

Directed by Farhad Samji

Starring: Akshay Kumar, Pooja Hegde, Kriti Sanon, Kriti Kharbanda, Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Release date: October 25

Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound

An exploration of the history, artistry, and emotional power of cinema sound, as revealed by legendary sound designers and visionary directors, via interviews, clips from movies, and a look at their actual process of creation and discovery.

Directed by Midge Costin

Starring: Erik Aadahl, Ioan Allen, Richard L. Anderson, Karen Baker Landers, Bobbi Banks

Release date: October 26

Synonyms

A young Israeli man absconds to Paris to flee his nationality, aided by his trusty Franco-Israeli dictionary.

Directed by Nadav Lapid

Starring: Tom Mercier, Quentin Dolmaire, Louise Chevillotte, Uria Hayik, Olivier Loustau

Release date: October 25

Western Stars (PG)

Live concert performance of Bruce Springsteen singing songs from his album ‘Western Stars’.

Directed by Bruce Springsteen, Thom Zimny

Starring: Bruce Springsteen

Release date: October 25

What new movies will you be seeing in theaters this weekend?

About Tori Ann 373 Articles
Tori Ann is a Midwest cosplayer, and has been cosplaying since 2014. Her many interests include superheroes, Disney, and all kinds of fantasy. Her first claims to nerd-dom were the anime Sailor Moon and J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. She is also an avid runner and has completed several half-marathons.

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