Summer is over, and award season fare has begun to roll into theatres. From Joy to The Danish Girl to Bridge of Spies and In the Heart of the Sea, the next few months until 2016 rolls around will give moviegoers the chance to see all those films that might—higher powers and Academy voters willing—rake in the gold come next year’s Oscars. But fans of less hardware-happy genres need not worry; there are plenty of horror, sci-fi and action epics to get you through even the worst winter doldrums. October Highlights Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks collaborate for the fourth time with Bridge of Spies, a Cold War-era political thriller about a lawyer (Hanks) tasked by the CIA with negotiating the exchange of two captured spies, one American, the other Soviet. (20th Century Fox; Oct. 16)After a detour to sci-fi for Pacific Rim, Pan’s Labyrinth director Guillermo del Toro returns to his horror roots for the Gothic haunted-house tale Crimson Peak, about a young bride (Mia Wasikowska) whose new home—and new husband (Tom Hiddleston) and sister-in-law (Jessica Chastain)—aren’t exactly as free of supernatural shenanigans as one would generally prefer. (Universal; Oct. 16)Peter Sarsgaard plays psychologist Stanley Milgram, whose famed “Milgram experiment” tested the… Read full this story
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