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Fall Movie Preview 2020: Joey King Frights and Kristen Stewart Delights

To paraphrase the great Cher Horowitz, 2020 has been way harsh, Tai. Even from a movie perspective — minor in the grand scheme of a worldwide health pandemic, but still! —we missed out on sitting in air-conditioned theaters this summer to see surefire blockbusters Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Fast & Furious 9, In the Heights, Jungle Cruise and Top Gun: Maverick. (Hey, at least we got Hamilton and Kissing Booth 2.) 19 Must-See Films in 2020 Read article But hope springs eternal in the form of a fall movie season. Kristen Stewart, Armie Hammer, Adam Sandler, Janelle Monae and James Bond are here to make moves! Here are 20 films coming soon (fingers crossed!) to some sort of screen near you. Totally pause and check ‘em out. “Successful author Veronica Henley (Janelle Monae) finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality that forces her to confront the past, present and future — before it’s too late.” That’s the official description for this riveting high-concept horror film, and it’s cryptic for a reason. A bit more intel: Monae’s reality involves an unwilling trip between the modern day and the Antebellum South before the Civil War. From the producers of Get Out and BlackKklansman. (On PVOD on Friday, September 18) It’s always nice when a buzzy Sundance Film Festival indie transcends from the mountains from to the real world. In this dark comedy, Evan Rachel Wood plays the daughter of two veteran con artists who swindle and scam at every opportunity. During their latest heist, they charm a stranger (Gina Rodriguez) into their joining them scam. It doesn’t go well. (On PVOD on Friday, September 25) Actors Who Portrayed Real People in Movies and TV Shows: Pics Read article The Glorias Now that you’ve watched the Emmy-nominated series Mrs. America, your supplementary material on feminist icon Gloria Steinem awaits. This biopic traces her journey from her time in India as a bright-eyed young woman to the creation of Ms. magazine in New York to her role in the women’s right movement. Julianne Moore, Alicia Vikander and Lulu Wilson portray her at different stages in her life. (On Amazon Prime Monday, September 30) The Lie Joey King . . . murderer! Yup, the Kissing Booth sweetheart is on the hook for killing her best friend in the icy woods in this intriguing thriller from Blumhouse Productions (Happy Death Day, Get Out). Her parents (Peter Sarsgaard and Mireille Enos) desperately try to cover up her crime with a web of lies, but the truth won’t stay buried forever. (On Amazon Prime Tuesday, …