[Movie News] In Theaters This Week – September 30, 2022

This week has a slew of new movies available for audiences to enjoy, both in theaters or in streaming. There’s an drama based on the later years of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, a film about what happens when bounty hunter runs into his sworn enemy, a thriller about an actor who spend a weekend with a demonologist in order to prepare for a role, and much more!

Aftersun

Sophie reflects on the shared joy and private melancholy of a holiday she took with her father twenty years earlier. Memories real and imagined fill the gaps between as she tries to reconcile the father she knew with the man she didn’t.

Directed by Charlotte Wells

Starring: Paul Mescal, Frankie Corio, Celia Rowlson-Hall, Kayleigh Coleman, Sally Messham

Release date: September 28

Alex/October

A sad man and a bored girl form an unusual relationship after a bizarre online classified ad brings their chaotic lives together.

Directed by Josh Hope

Starring: Ethan Cutosky, Stacy Edwards, Rivkah Reyes, Lisa Zane, Brad Hunt

Release date: September 30

Argentina, 1985

A team of lawyers take on the heads of Argentina’s bloody military dictatorship during the 1980s in a battle against odds and a race against time.

Directed by Santaigo Mitre

Starring: Ricardo Darin, Peter Lanzani, Francisco Bertin, Norman Briski, Alejo García Pintos

Release date: September 30 (Also on Amazon Prime)

Amsterdam

In the 1930s, three friends witness a murder, are framed for it, and uncover one of the most outrageous plots in American history.

Directed by David O. Russell

Starring: Christian Bale, Margot Robbie, John David Washington, Alessandro Nivola, Anya Taylor-Joy

Release date: September 27

The Banshees of Inisherin

Two lifelong friends find themselves at an impasse when one abruptly ends their relationship, with alarming consequences for both of them.

Directed by Martin McDonagh

Starring: Colin Ferrell, Brendan Gleeson, Kerry Condon, Barry Keoghan, Pat Shortt

Release date: October 1

Bros

Two men with commitment problems attempt a relationship.

Directed by Nicholas Stoller

Starring: Luke Macfarlane, Billy Eichner, Kristin Chenowoth, Moica Raymund, Dot-Marie Jones

Release date: September 30

Corsage

A fictional account of the later years of Empress Elisabeth of Austria. On Christmas Eve 1877, Elisabeth turns 40 and is officially deemed an old woman and starts trying to maintain her public image, once idolized for her beauty.

Directed by Marie Kreutzer

Starring: Colin Morgan, Vicky Krieps, Finnegan Oldfield, Jeanne Werner, Alma Hasun

Release date: October 1

Dead For a Dollar

The film follows a famed bounty hunter who runs into his sworn enemy, a professional gambler and outlaw that he had sent to prison years before.

Directed by Walter Hill

Starring: Rachel Brosnahan, Willem Dafoe, Christoph Waltz, Hamish Linklater, Benjamin Bratt

Release date: September 30

Devil’s Workshop

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A struggling actor spends a weekend with a female demonologist to prepare for an audition.

Directed by Chris von Hoffmann

Starring: Radha Mitchell, Timothy Granaderos, Emile Hirsch, Sarah Coffey, Brooke Ramirez

Release date: September 30

Empire of Light

Set in an English seaside town in the early 1980s, EMPIRE OF LIGHT is a powerful and poignant story about human connection and the magic of cinema from Academy Award® winning director Sam Mendes.

Directed by Sam Mendes

Starring: Olivia Colman, Colin Firth, Ron Cook, Toby Jones, Monica Dolan

Release date: October 2

The Good House

Life for New England realtor Hildy Good begins to unravel when she hooks up with an old flame of hers from New York. Based on Ann Leary’s ‘The Good House.’

Directed by Maya Forbes, Wallace Wolodarsky

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Kevin Kline, Morena Baccarin, Rob Delaney, Molly Brown

Release date: September 30

Syndrome K

Syndrome K is the true story about a highly contagious, highly fictitious disease created by three Roman Catholic doctors during the holocaust to hide Jews in a Vatican-affiliated hospital.

Directed by Stephen Edwards

Starring: Luia Almagia, Martin Blanken, Pietro Borromeo, Alexander Bozicevich, Suzanne Brown-Fleming

Release date: October 1 (Available via streaming)

Tár

Set in the international world of classical music, the film centers on Lydia Tár, widely considered one of the greatest living composer/conductors and first-ever female chief conductor of a major German orchestra.

Directed by Todd Field

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Noémie Merlant, Nina Hoss, Sophie Kauer, Mark Strong

Release date: October 3

Till

Till is a profoundly emotional and cinematic film about the true story of Mamie Till Mobley’s relentless pursuit of justice for her 14 year old son, Emmett Till, who, in 1955, was lynched while visiting his cousins in Mississippi. In Mamie’s poignant journey of grief turned to action, we see the universal power of a mother’s ability to change the world.

Directed by Chinonye Chukwu

Starring: Danielle Deadwyler, Jayln Hall, Frankie Faison, Haley Bennett, Whoopi Goldberg

Release date: October 1

Vesper

After the collapse of Earth’s ecosystem, Vesper, a 13-year-old girl struggling to survive with her paralyzed father, meets a woman with a secret who will force her to use her wits, strengths and bio-hacking abilities to fight for the possibility of having a future.

Directed by Kristina Buozyte, Bruno Samper

Starring: Raffiella Chapman, Eddie Marsan, Rosy McEwan, Richard Brake, Melanie Gaydos

Release date: September 30

Wolf Pack

During one of the missions, of the Wolf Pack squad led by Lao Diao who are engaged in overseas security work for a long time discovers that foreign terrorist forces have extended their reach into China’s energy lifeline.

Directed by Michael Chang

Starring: Jin Zhang, Gianluca Zoppa, Aarif Rahman, Luxia Jiang, Diego Dati

Release date: September 30

1618

The Inquisition continues the persecution of Portuguese Jews, sending Visitador Sebastião Noronha to the city of Oporto. With his family and community in danger, António Álvares, decides to outline an escape plan.

Directed by Luis Ismael

Starring: Pedro Laginha, Francisco Beatriz, Catarina Lacerda, Mafalda Banquart, Afanso Pacheco

Release date: September 30

What new movies are you interested in seeing this week?