11 films to watch this October

11. Amsterdam

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is on its way, but in the meantime, here’s another convoluted whodunnit – and it boasts even more A-listers in its cast. The first film in seven years from David O Russell (The Fighter, Silver Linings Playbook), Amsterdam features Christian Bale and John David Washington as two soldiers who recuperate together after World War One, and Margot Robbie as a nurse who tends them. Years later, in the 1930s, they’re accused of murder, and uncover a conspiracy involving shady characters played by Robert De Niro, Mike Myers, Taylor Swift, Rami Malek, Chris Rock, Anya Taylor-Joy, Michael Shannon, Zoe Saldaña and more. Mike Fleming Jr at
Deadline calls it
“a star-studded shot of life… the Director of Photography has invested it with a compelling period look, the dialogue crackles with humour and wit, and every time the door opens and a new character enters, you go, wait, that actor is in this movie too?”

Released on 7 October in the UK, Ireland, the US and Canada

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