10 Movies to see in November 2015 November 1, 2015 What will you watch in Irish cinemas this month? CAROL Directed by: Todd Haynes Starring: Rooney Mara, Cate Blanchett, Carrie Brownstein, Kyle Chandler, Jake Lacy Release Date: November 27th When Therese first meets the aloof but curiously magnetic Carol the two quickly grow close as friends, before becoming lovers. Carol’s ex-husband however, is unable to let Carol go, and begins to use her relationship with Therese as a weapon in their divorce. THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 2 Directed by: Francis Lawrence Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson, Philip Seymour Hoffman Release Date: November 19th The ‘Hunger Games’ franchise comes to a thrilling end this month, with Katniss leading an all out revolution against the oppressive regime instated by the Capitol. THE SCOUTS’ GUIDE TO THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE Directed by: Christopher Landon Starring: David Koechner, Tye Sheridan, Cloris Leachman, Blake Anderson Release Date: November 6th Ben, Carter and Augie are a day away from their last camp out as boy scouts. Although they think they already have a strong bond, they are about to discover the true meaning of friendship when a zombie plague threatens their town. FATHER AND DAUGHTERS Directed by: Gabriele Muccino Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Aaron Paul, Russell Crowe, Diane Kruger, Jane Fonda Release Date: November 13th When she was a small child, Katie’s father – a Pulitzer prize winning author – struggled to take care of her as he came to terms with his own illness. 27 years later, Katie struggles to let a new man into her life after she felt so abandoned by her father. THE LADY IN THE VAN Directed by: Nicholas Hytner Starring: Maggie Smith, Dominic Cooper, James Corden, Jim Broadbent, Russell Tovey Release Date: November 13th Based on a real relationship that writer Alan Bennett had, Maggie Smith plays Miss Mary Shepherd, a house-less woman who lives in her van, which Alan Bennett allows her to park in his driveway, where she stayed for 15 years. Randy Finally the dry spell is over. Carol – a masterpiece. Lady in the Van – funny. Mockinjay, Black Mass, Brooklyn – couldn’t afford to miss them. emerb Good choices for us movie fans this month alright, my top ones will be Carol, Black Mass, Brooklyn and Bridge of Spies but i won’t be missing Maggie Smith in Lady In the Van either – roll on a month of cinema!