New Movies to Watch in November

Lachin KerbabaevaStaff Writer

Spencer, the film by Chilean director Pablo Larrain was released on Nov. 5, 2021. The director said that the movie is an anti-fairy tale and a unique story about a princess who didn’t want to become queen. The film is based on real events and takes place during Christmas, which the royal family of the United Kingdom traditionally celebrates at the Norfolk estate, England. The plot is about a few days, during which Princess Diana decided to divorce Prince Charles. In the film, Princess Diana and Prince Charles have been married for several years and have two sons. The main role of Princess Diana was played by Kristen Stewart. Timothy Spall, who audiences may know for his role as the traitor Peter Pettigrew in Harry Potter’s story, played Prince Philip. Sean Harris played the role of Prince Charles. The film promises to be quite thoughtful and melancholic.

Eternals was also released on Nov. 5, 2021. It is a superhero film directed by Chloe Zhao, based on the eponymous Marvel comic strip. The film tells a story about the races of powerful creatures – Eternals and Deviants, which were created during experiments by alien god-like beings, Celestials. The Eternals were conceived by them as the protectors of our blue planet and people. Deviants are terrible creatures who love war and destruction. Eternals look like people, then the Deviants are similar to demons. For tens of thousands of years, the two races have clashed with each other, influencing the history of mankind. The appearance of the Eternals in the Marvel Cinematic Universe was only a matter of time, as viewers are already familiar with one of the Eternals – the titan Thanos, the main antagonist of the Avengers. The plot of the film is centered on new immortal superheroes who unite to fight and save planet Earth from an impending threat. The main characters are mighty Ikaris (Richard Madden), a believer in the people Sersi (Gemma Chan), Kingo with extraordinary strength (Kumail Nanjiani), lightning Makkari (Lauren Ridloff), wise inventor Phastos (Brian Tyree Henry), spiritual leader Ajak (Salma Hayek), the ever-young Sprite (Lea McHugh), the irresistible Gilgamesh (Ma Dong-seok), the wanderer Druig (Barry Keogan) and the warlike Thena (Angelina Jolie). According to recent news, Harry Styles famous British singer, who has starred in films, will appear in the postcredit’s scene as Thanos’ brother, Eros. The Eternals is the 25th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the second in Phase 4.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife will be released on Nov 19, 2021. It is a fantasy comedy directed by Jason Reitman and written by Gil Kenan. The plot of the film takes place 30 years after the release of the Ghostbusters 2 (1989) film. A single mother with two teenage children settles on an old farm in Oklahoma. She inherited this farm from a father she did not know. Children try to find out more about their grandfather and find the Ecto-1, the car that belonged to famous ghost hunters. The main roles were performed by Finn Wolfhard, Mckenna Grace, Paul Rudd, Carrie Coon, and Bill Murray.

Ghostbusters Afterlife. Image courtesy of Imdb

The animated film Encanto will be released on Nov. 24, 2021. It tells the story of the Madrigal Colombian family living in a magical house, and each family member has a special gift, for example, tremendous strength or incomparable beauty. Only Mirabel Madrigal has no magical gift, but she is the one who decides to save her family when the magic begins to leave their house. The animated film was directed by Byron Howard and Jared Bush, who worked together on Zootopia (2016). The music for the film was written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, known for Moana (2016) and Hamilton (2020)

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