FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM Directed by: David Yates Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Ezra Miller, Colin Farrell, Ron Perlman, Katherine Waterston Release Date: November 18th 2016 ‘Harry Potter’ fans will remember Newt Scamander (Redmayne) as the author of one of Potter’s school textbooks. Seventy years before Harry picks up Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, this movie tells the tale of Scamander in the wizarding community of New York City. NOCTURNAL ANIMALS Directed by: Tom Ford Starring: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Isla Fisher, Michael Shannon, Michael Sheen Release Date: November 4th 2016 Susan Morro (Amy Adams) seems to have everything in life; a beautiful home, a charming husband (Armie Hammer) and a fulfilling job as an art gallery owner, but she still feels unfulfilled and restless. When her ex-band Edward (Jake Gyllenhaal) sends her a copy of the novel that he has finally finished writing, Susan finds herself engrossed with the tale of Tony Hastings (Jake Gyllenhaal), and one horrifying event that changes his life forever. As Susan becomes more obsessed with the story she is reading, she realises the connections between this tale, and the past she had with Edward. ARRIVAL Directed by: Denis Villeneuve Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whittaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, Tzi Ma Release Date: November 10th 2016 When 12 alien craft arrive on Earth at different pints across the globe, the first thing everyone wants to know is why they are here. Language specialist Louise Banks (Amy Adams) is drafted into the arrival site in Montana to try and translate the alien language. All is not so simple however, and Louise and scientist Ian Donnelly (Jeremy Renner) have to first learn the alien language before they can begin to ask questions. AMERICAN PASTORAL Directed by: Ewan McGregor Starring: Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning, Rupert Evans, Uzo Aduba Release Date: November 11th 2016 Ewan McGregor’s directorial debut tells the story of Swede Levov (McGregor), who lives a quiet life in the 1960s. All of this peace begins to fall apart when Swede’s daughter Merry (Fanning) and her new political affiliation and radical views threaten to destroy the family. ALLIED Directed by: Robert Zemeckis Starring: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jared Harris, Lizzy Caplan, Matthew Goode Release Date: November 25th 2016 In 1942, intelligence officer Max Vatan (Pitt) meets French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour (Cotillard) as they embark on a dangerous mission behind enemy lines in North Africa. The couple find one another again in London and the pressures of war, as well as the possibility that Beausejour is a German spy, put their relationship to the test.