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The reel deal: October movie releases

New movies released in October 2018 include A Star is Born, Bad Times at the El Royale, First Man and Halloween.

VENOM

Embrace your inner anti-hero.

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Fantasy | Sci-Fi

Directed by Ruben Fleisher

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Starring Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams and Riz Ahmed

In theaters 10.5

After a rogue reporter investigates a secretive corporation, an alien parasite invades his body — and his mind — granting him terrifying new abilities he must learn to control in order to survive.

A STAR IS BORN

Drama | Romance

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Directed by Bradley Cooper

Starring Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga and Andrew Dice Clay

In theaters 10.5

When an established musician falls for an insecure songwriter and convinces her to overcome her fears, he experiences his own struggles as his muse's career begins to eclipse his own.

(Clay Enos)

GOOSEBUMPS 2: HAUNTED HALLOWEEN

Halloween Comes to Life.

Adventure | Comedy

Directed by Ari Sandel

Starring Madison Iseman, Jeremy Ray Taylor and Wendi McLendon-Covey

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In theaters 10.12

A pair of young boys encounters a series of sinister characters after the stories from R.L. Stine's sprawling series of books begin emerging into reality.

(Daniel McFadden)

FIRST MAN

The most dangerous mission in history.

Drama | History

Directed by Damien Chazelle

Starring Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy and Kyle Chandler

In theaters 10.12

This biopic of Neil Armstrong offers an inside look at the life and times of the astronaut who took small steps in order to help mankind make giant leaps.

BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE

All roads lead here.

Thriller | Mystery

Directed by Drew Goddard

Starring Chris Hemsworth, Dakota Johnson and Jon Hamm

In theaters 10.12

Seven eccentric strangers, each with a shadowy past, descend upon a decrepit hotel in Lake Tahoe for one last chance to redeem themselves.

(Kimberley French)

THE OATH

America needs you to sign.

Comedy | Thriller

Directed by Ike Barinholtz

Starring Ike Barinholtz, Tiffany Haddish and Nora Dunn

In theaters 10.12

When an agitated news addict and his even-keeled wife learn that the government is goading citizens into signing a statement of support for the president, the couple clashes with their family members during the one time of year when personal politics are usually off limits.

HALLOWEEN

Slasher | Thriller

Directed by David Gordon Green

Starring Jamie Lee Curtis, David Gordon Green and Danny McBride

In theaters 10.19

Forty years after terrifying his small town, Michael Meyers is back on the streets, and his sister is the only one who's prepared for his homecoming.

CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?

Her greatest work will be her biggest crime.

Drama | Thriller

Directed by Marielle Heller

Starring Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant and Jane Curtin

In theaters 10.19

An out-of-work celebrity biographer resorts to a life of fraud and forgery when her publishers lose interest in printing her own writing.

(Photo by Mary Cybulski)

SERENITY

Truth lies beneath the surface.

Drama | Thriller

Directed by Stephen Knight

Starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and Jason Clarke

In theaters 10.19

When the ex-wife of a tour boat captain tracks down her one-time hubby and asks him to kill the man she's currently married to, the former lover finds himself thrust back into a relationship he once struggled to escape.

(GRAHAM BARTHOLOMEW)

mid90s

Comedy | Drama

Directed by Jonah Hill

Starring Sunny Suljic, Lucas Hedges and Katherine Waterston

In theaters 10.19

A misfit kid dealing with family drama falls in with a crowd of misbehaving skateboarders in this coming-of-age story set in L.A. during the last decade of last century.

THE HATE U GIVE

Find your voice. Change the world.

Drama | Thriller

Directed by George Tillman Jr.

Starring Amandla Stenberg, KJ Apa and Sabrina Carpenter

In theaters 10.19

After a bright young girl witnesses the fatal shooting of her beloved best friend, her community urges her to speak up about the unjustified police officer who pulled the trigger.

(ERIKA DOSS)
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