This fall has been an excellent season for many films. Novel adaptations seem to have dominated the big screen so far, accompanied by former SNL stars in many of the best. The biggest stars in the industry have all come together to create some major buzzworthy films.
Historically, technology has played a huge role in the film industry. With technology, people have been able to create visually striking, realistic movies – even with the most out-there themes and subject matter.
We have a list of some of the best movies of fall 2014, so far. Did your favorite film make the cut?
Best Family Movies Of Fall 2014
Many of us will be sharing a theater with our children, and there are plenty of films that are ideal for such an outing:
- Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, no Good, Very Bad Day
Of course, Steve Carrell shines yet again in another family-fun tale. He stars alongside Jennifer Garner in the film adaptation of the popular children’s book. The movie is full of action, laughs, and it manages to deliver a pleasant twist at the end.
- The Boxtrolls
At first glance, The Boxtrolls may not look like much, but it delivers an excellent family experience. The film is based on the Alan Snow book Here Be Monsters. The movie follows the adventures of a boy who has been raised by a quirky family of underground dwellers. The family film delivers action, laughs, and a warm and fuzzy feeling. You will leave the theater will a smile on your face.
- The Book of Life
You cannot go wrong when Channing Tatum and Zoe Saldana team up in a film. The animated adventure follows Monolo’s journey to fulfill his destiny. The fun-loving character travels through three worlds where he must face his greatest fears.
Best Movies of Fall 2014 for Adults
Take some time to see some of these fall favorites:
- Gone Girl
Do not be the only one left with nothing to say about Gone Girl. The novel adaptation is a psychological thriller that keeps you guessing until the very end. Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike at the couple everyone wants to be, but the relationship has its fair share of secrets. Ben Affleck becomes the primary suspect when his well-known wife suddenly disappears. If you think you already know how it ends, you are wrong; it differs from the book.
- This is Where I Leave You
The star-studded casts delivers a comedy about a family that comes together after the father’s death. Tina Fey, Jason Bateman, Jane Fonda, Connie Britton and Adam Driver star in the comedy about a complicated family that is forced to spend an entire week together in mourning.
The limited-release film stars Michel Keaton, Emma Stone, Edward Norton, and Zach Galifianakis. The film is about a washed-up star who gained fame as Birdman in films and sequels. Age and ego both contribute to the decline of Keaton’s fame, and he attempts to resurrect his career with a comeback on Broadway.
What has been your favorite movie so far this season? Let us know in the comments below!