2018 October Movies

Venom (2018)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

One of Marvel’s most enigmatic, complex and badass characters comes to the big screen, starring Academy Award nominated actor Tom Hardy as the lethal protector Venom.

Venom is a film that centers around the popular Spider-Man villain Venom. Plot details are unknown but the project is the first in a series of Marvel comic book adaptations based on Spider-Man antiheroes/villains that Sony is planning.

It’s unclear if the Venom solo movie will be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe or if it will involve Tom Holland’s Peter Parker. Venom represents the fifth Marvel comic book movie scheduled for release in 2018.

Halloween (2018)

  • Genre: Horror

A continuation of the Halloween movie property that maintains continuity with the first two installments in the series.

A Star is Born (2018)

  • Genre: Musical

A film star helps a young singer/actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his career into a downward spiral.

Goosebumps: Slappy’s Revenge/Goosebumps 2 (2018)

  • Genre: Family, Horror

A sequel to the live-action Goosebumps movie, with Jack Black returning as author R.L. Stine. Artwork is from the movie tie-in book Goosebumps: Slappy’s Revenge.

Overlord (2018)

  • Genre: Fantasy, History

On the eve of D-Day, American paratroopers are dropped behind enemy lines to carry out a mission crucial to the invasion’s success. But as they approach their target, they begin to realize there is more going on in this Nazi-occupied village than a simple military operation. Image is from Hellboy (2004).

Mowgli (2018)

  • Genre: Adventure

Blending live action and performance capture, the story follows the upbringing of the human child Mowgli (Rohan Chand) raised by a wolf pack in the jungles of India.  As he learns the often-harsh rules of the jungle, under the tutelage of a bear named Baloo (Andy Serkis) and a panther named Bagheera (Christian Bale), Mowgli becomes accepted by the animals of the jungle as one of their own.  All but one: the fearsome tiger Shere Khan. (Benedict Cumberbatch). But there may be greater dangers lurking in the jungle, as Mowgli comes face to face with his human origins. The other story’s central animal characters are: Kaa, the snake (Cate Blanchett); the leader of the wolf pack, Akela (Peter Mullan); the scavenging hyena, Tabaqui (Tom Hollander); Nisha, the female wolf (Naomie Harris), who adopts the baby Mowgli as one of her cubs; Nisha’s mate, Vihaan (Eddie Marsan); and Mowgli’s Brother Wolf (Jack Reynor).

First Man (2018)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Biography, Drama

A biopic of legendary astronaut Neil Armstrong detailing NASA’s dangerous mission to put a man on the moon. Based on the book by James R. Hansen.

Red Dead Redemption 2 (2018 Video Game)

  • Rating: M
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a prequel to 2010’s mega popular Red Dead Redemption and is also a Western action-adventure video game developed and published by Rockstar Games. It is scheduled to be released for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 26, 2018 with a PC release later. It’s the third entry in the Red Dead series and follows the story of outlaw Arthur Morgan, a member of the Dutch van der Linde gang.

Red Dead Redemption 2 has been delayed multiple times and is rumored to potentially include a first-person mode (similar to Grand Theft Auto 5’s first-person mode it got upon re-release on current-gen consoles and PC), a battle royale type mode for its multiplayer alongside Revive and Survive and Money Grab modes. Its open-world reportedly embraces its day-and-night cycles with NPCs and shops closing for the evening. New vehicles may be added including horse carts and fully realized trains, and there may even be a social companion app which includes poker.