5

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

David Yates

The second chapter in the Prequel Potterverse series explores more of the backstory of Gellert Grindelwald and his rise to infamy.

7

Instant Family [mini-review]

Sean Anders

It’s Daddy’s Home but about adoption instead of divorce and remarriage.

8

Green Book

Peter Farrelly

Two men walk a mile in each other’s shoes and learn it is not the roads we travel but who we travel them with.

7

The Grinch

Yarrow Chesney and Scott Mosier

The Grinch transforms from epic Santa-cosplay burglar to warm and fuzzy mensch.

4

The Girl in the Spider's Web

Fede Alvarez

Lisbeth Salander gets rebooted as a punk Bond-like character caught between governments and criminals fighting over a program that can take control of national defense systems.

8

Homecoming [mini-review]

Sam Esmail

Created by Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz and directed by Sam Esmail, Homecoming is a visually lush exploration of trauma, memory, and the human heart vs. the mind.

5

Suspiria

Luca Guadagnino

A really weird movie for the Halloween season about witches who dance.

8

House of Cards S6 - The First Five

Various

They say behind every successful man stands a woman; with House of Cards season 6, behind every successful woman is the ghost of man’s past mistakes.

6

Hunter Killer

Donovan Marsh

Hunter Killer takes you on a nostalgic and high-tech ride into the high seas of renegade Russian commanders and cowboy soldiers with a spicy dash of international intrigue that gives us an excuse to make nautical puns.

7

Mid90s

Jonah Hill

A Stand By Me of sorts for the times before Google existed and when MTV still played videos.