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Venom (2018)

October 5, 2018
Action, Sci-Fi, Horror

When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego "Venom" to save his life.

Venom's first full appearance in the comics happened in 1988's The Amazing Spider-Man #300 and he quickly became one of Spider-Man's most popular foes. The character was part of Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 3 in 2007, but the portrayal was widely criticized by fans. A spinoff starring Venom has been in development for quite some time, with first word about the project happening in 2007. Venom finally gained traction again in March 2016 and was surprisingly confirmed in 2017. Zombieland director Ruben Fleischer will helm, with Oscar nominee Tom Hardy portraying the title role. Principal photography began in October 2017 and wrapped in January 2018. Sony is going for an R rating after Fox experience success with adult-orientated comic book adaptations.

It is unknown if this is part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe following Marvel's deal with Sony to use Spider-Man in the MCU. Kevin Feige says it is separate, but Amy Pascal referred to Venom as an adjunct of the MCU. New Spidey Tom Holland is rumored to cameo, though that has not been confirmed.

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Halloween (2018)

October 19, 2018

Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

This is the latest film in the Halloween film franchise, which originated in 1978. The first movie is seen by many as one of the classics of the genre and was a massive box office hit during its theatrical run. Halloween spawned multiple sequels, which unfortunately saw diminished returns. The first film was remade in 2007, but that rebooted series stalled after the release of the 2009 sequel.

The 2018 version of Halloween is meant to be a direct sequel to the 1978 original, wiping out all of the other followups from canon. It was first announced in 2016, and principal photography commenced in January 2018 and ran until February of that year.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (2018 Video Game)

October 12, 2018

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 features gritty, grounded, combat, along with new levels of customization and tactical gameplay, and a variety of new weaponry, maps and modes for the ultimate Black Ops multiplayer experience. The game features the return of the iconic Pick 10 system, along with a series of innovations in weapon controls, combat flow, health regeneration, and player movement. Black Ops 4 goes deeper than ever before into the fiction of multiplayer, where players will explore the world of Specialists – who they are, why they exist, and what battles they fight together – while mastering their gameplay through solo and multiplayer combat experiences. Black Ops 4 features a combination of new and returning Specialists, each with their own unique weapons, equipment and playstyles. Players will be powerful alone, but devastating as a team working together.

Black Ops 4 raises the bar for Multiplayer mode that increases tactical gameplay and player choice, along with the biggest Zombies offering ever with three full experiences at launch, and Blackout, where the Black Ops universe comes to life in a massive battle royale experience featuring iconic characters and locations from all four Black Ops games in a one-of-a-kind offering that is uniquely Black Ops. Published by Activision and developed by award-winning studio Treyarch, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 transforms the established universe played by hundreds of millions of fans with the largest gameplay experience ever created in the series.

A Star is Born (2018)

October 5, 2018
Drama, Music, Musical

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

This is the third remake of A Star is Born, which was originally released back in 1937. This latest iteration was in development for several years and at one point was envisioned as a vehicle for director Clint Eastwood and Beyonce. Other big name stars like Leonardo DiCaprio, Christian Bale, and Will Smith circled the project before passing. Bradley Cooper joined in 2015, when it was also announced he'd make his directorial debut. Lady Gaga signed on as the female lead in 2016. Principal photography started in April 2017. Cooper has said this version of A Star is Born includes all original music.

A Star is Born premiered at the Venice Film Festival in 2018, where it received rave reviews. It emerged as one of the Oscar front runners due to the performances of its leads and Cooper's direction.

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First Man (2018)

October 12, 2018
Drama, Biography

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the moon on July 20, 1969.

This is the latest film from director Damien Chazelle, following his Oscar win for the musical La La Land. The film reunites Chazelle with Ryan Gosling, who will play Armstrong. Based on James R. Hansen's biography of the astronaut, First Man takes place from 1961 to 1969, leading up to the Apollo 11 mission. The movie has been in development since 2003, originally envisioned as a vehicle for Clint Eastwood to direct. Gosling signed on to portray Armstrong in 2015, with Chazelle coming onboard later. Principal photography commenced in October 2017.

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Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (2018)

October 12, 2018
Family, Horror

A sequel to the live-action Goosebumps movie that pits three unsuspecting teens against Slappy the Dummy.

Production on the film began in March 2018, with a different cast and crew than the first Goosebumps movie. The sequel was officially titled Haunted Halloween a month later.

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Bad Times At The El Royale (2018)

October 12, 2018
Thriller, Mystery

Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption - before everything goes to hell.

20th Century Fox acquired the rights to Goddard's script in 2017, at which time it was announced he would also be directing. This is the first time Goddard has called the shots on a film since The Cabin in the Woods. The principal cast came together at various points in 2017 and 2018, with principal photography beginning in January 2018.

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The House with a Clock in its Walls (2018)

September 21, 2018
Family, Fantasy, Horror

A young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt aids his magical uncle in locating a clock with the power to bring about the end of the world.

This film is based on the novel of the same name by John Bellairs. Principal photography started in October 2017.

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The Hate U Give (2018)

October 19, 2018

An adaptation of Angie Thomas' novel, which tells the story of Starr Carter, a teenager from a poor and mostly black neighborhood who witnesses her childhood friend being shot by a white police officer and must find her voice to stand up for what's right.

Production on the film began in September 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. The movie had its world premiere at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival a year later, ahead of its U.S. theatrical release in October.

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Beautiful Boy (2018)

October 12, 2018
Drama, Biography

Adapted from the memoirs by David and Nic Sheff, the film chronicles Nic's struggles with meth addiction, as seen through the eyes of his father.

The film entered development in 2008 and spent years stuck in pre-production. Principal photography finally began in March 2017, with editing taking around seven months as the movie was completely recut several times. It ultimately had its world premiere at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival, ahead of its October theatrical release.

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Assassination Nation (2018)

September 21, 2018

This is a thousand percent a true story about how the quiet, all-American town of Salem absolutely lost its mind.

The main cast for the film came together in 2016. Principal photography commenced in March 2017. Assassination Nation held its world premiere at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.

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Apostle (2018)

October 12, 2018
Not Yet Rated
Action, Thriller, Horror

In the year 1905, a man travels to a remote island to rescue his sister, who's been kidnapped by a religious cult.

The film was picked up by Netflix in March 2017, about a month before production began. It had its world premiere at the 2018 Fantastic Fest.

The Old Man and the Gun (2018)

September 28, 2018
Crime, Comedy

THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN is based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman (Sissy Spacek), who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.

Principal photography began on the film in April 2017 in Ohio. Redford announced that this will be the final film he acts in before retiring in August 2018.

The Oath (2018)

October 12, 2018

A family's Thanksgiving holiday dinner goes off the rails when a controversial White House policy turns family member against family member.

Production began in December 2017, before Roadside Attractions and Topic Studios picked up the film's U.S. distribution rights the following June. The movie is scheduled to have its world premiere at the 2018 Los Angeles Film Festival.

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Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018)

September 21, 2018
Not Yet Rated

Michael Moore's latest political documentary examines the 2016 United States presidential election and the subsequent presidency of Donald Trump.

The film was originally set to be funded by the Weinstein Company, before the studio collapsed and Briarcliff Entertainment stepped in. It had its world premiere at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival.

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22 July (2018)

October 10, 2018

In 22 JULY, Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Paul Greengrass (CAPTAIN PHILLIPS, UNITED 93) tells the true story of the aftermath of Norway’s deadliest terrorist attack. On 22 July 2011, 77 people were killed when a far-right extremist detonated a car bomb in Oslo before carrying out a mass shooting at a leadership camp for teens. 22 JULY uses the lens of one survivor’s physical and emotional journey to portray the country's path to healing and reconciliation.

The film will have its world premiere at the 2018 Venice International Film Festival, before it begins streaming through Netflix.

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Night School (2018)

September 28, 2018

Star Kevin Hart and producer Will Packer, who partnered for the hit Ride Along and Think Like a Man series, bring their signature style to Night School. The comedy from director Malcolm D. Lee (Girls Trip) follows a group of misfits who are forced to attend adult classes in the longshot chance they’ll pass the GED exam.

Night School begin principal photography in Atlanta, Georgia in September 2017, a year ahead of its release in theaters.

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Smallfoot (2018)

September 28, 2018
Comedy, Adventure, Animation

A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as "humans" really do exist.

This is the latest animated film from Warner Animation Group. It was officially announced in May 2017, along with the principal voice cast.

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Hell Fest (2018)

September 28, 2018

A masked serial killer turns a horror themed amusement park into his own personal playground, terrorizing a group of friends while the rest of the patrons believe that it is all part of the show.

The film was in principal photography from February to April 2018.

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Hold The Dark (2018)

September 28, 2018

After the deaths of three children suspected to be by wolves, writer Russell Core is hired by the parents of a missing six-year-old boy to track down and locate their son in the Alaskan wilderness.

The film has been in development since at least 2015, when A24 was in line to distribute. In 2017, Netflix acquired the rights and the principal cast rounded into shape. Production started in February 2017 and ran through April of that year.

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