What to watch in Irish cinemas this month…

The Counsellor 

Directed by: Ridley Scott
Starring: Michael Fassbender, Penelope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem, Brad Pitt
Release Date: November 15th
The Counsellor’s life is thrown into turmoil when a one-time dalliance with an illegal business deal spirals out of control.

Carrie



Directed by: Kimberly Peirce
Starring: Chloe Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore
Release Date: November 29th
A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.

Drinking Buddies

Directed by: Joe Swanberg
Starring: Olivia Wilde, Jake Johnson
Release Date: November 1st
Kate and Luke are co-workers at a Chicago craft brewery, where they spend their days drinking and flirting. They are perfect for each other, except that they are both in relationships: Kate is with Chris, and Luke is with Jill. Jill wants to know if Luke is ready to talk about marriage. The answer to that question becomes clear when Luke and Kate unexpectedly find themselves alone for a weekend.

In Fear

Directed by: Jeremy Lovelace
Starring: Iain De Caestecker, Alice Englert, Allen Leech
Release Date: November 15th
Tom invites Lucy, his girlfriend of two weeks to a music festival in Ireland. They arrive a day early, so Tom books them into a romantic but remote hotel. While driving tiny country roads, the pair get lost, and it is not long before they realise that someone is in the darkness with them.

Don Jon

Directed by: Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore
Release Date: November 15th
Jon is a New Jersey guy dedicated to his family, friends, and church, who develops unrealistic expectations from watching porn and works to find happiness and intimacy with his potential true love.