After a long and adventurous summer filled with action-packed blockbusters and amazing television, the fall season ahead looks no different, promising a number of highly-anticipated movies and shows.
If you love being terrified …
Movie: Jigsaw (R)
Release Date: Oct. 27
Right in time for Halloween, the infamous “Saw” franchise continues to haunt with another sequel following “Saw 3D: The Final Chapter.” However, the film promises even more scares and jaw-dropping moments as it explores whether the infamous Jigsaw Killer John Kramer is still alive.
Television: The Exorcist (series)
Premiere Date: Sept. 29
After its scary successful first season, “The Exorcist” returns, promising more moments to keep you up at night. In this season, the three priests return to face a much more menacing demonic presence that will surely get you in the Halloween spirit!
If you like a good drama …
Movie: Call Me by Your Name (R)
Release Date: Nov. 24
Already being hinted as an award-running film, “Call Me by Your Name”is a book-turned-film based on the 2007 novel of the same name. Set in the 1980s, the movie is about a hypnotizing summer with a graduate student, Oliver, and the son of a professor, Elio, that awakens a romance never thought possible and changes the course of their lives forever.
Television: This is Us (series)
Premiere Date: September 26
The Emmy Award-winning drama “This is Us”returns to a second season that will break your heart, as well as make you fall in love with the incredible cast of characters. “Us” challenges social norms, covers controversial topics and shows the importance of family and love.
If you enjoy a crazy mystery …
Movie: Murder on the Orient Express (PG-13)
Release Date: November 10
Based on the wildly popular Agatha Christie murder mystery, the 2017 reinvention of the famous who-done-it features an all-star cast, including Michelle Pfeiffer, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp and Daisy Ridley. The story focuses on a passenger being murdered when the train is stuck in a winter storm. The mystery unfolds as a detective on the train races to figure out which passenger did it before it happens again.
Television: Riverdale (series)
Premiere Date: October 11
Inspired by the Archie Comics, the high schoolers of Riverdale are up to their neck in even more romance, mystery and drama than before. Following the shocking season finale, the next season of the CW hit goes into murky waters as the town is marked by a violent attack. Archie and his classmates are up for more trouble ahead!
If you need a good sci/fi fix …
Movie: Blade Runner 2049
Release Date: October 6
Following the successful 1980’s hit, “Blade Runner 2049” shows Ryan Gosling as a new blade runner trying to track down Harrison Ford’s Rick Deckard after he goes missing for thirty years. This highly anticipated sequel promises incredible special effects and a thrilling story for the hard-corefan base.
Television: Stranger Things (series)
Premiere Date: October 27
What danger lies ahead? Will Eleven return? What will happen to Barb? These questions and more will be answered in the second season of the sleeper Netflix hit “Stranger Things.” A year after the events of the first season, the residents of Hawkins are about to face new dangers, blossoming romance and a creepy new Shadow Monster. Get your popcorn ready because this show will be binge-worthy!