Fall Movie Guide 2021

After a long pandemic hiatus, lots of blockbusters were pushed to the fall.

So which movies should you circle on your calendar in the coming months?

Time for your Fall Movie Guide:

Aug. 27: ‘Candyman’

Jordan Peele produces this “spiritual sequel” to the 1992 horror cult classic from the twisted mind of Clive Barker.

Sept. 3: ‘Cinderella’

Pop singer Camila Cabello jumps to the big screen for this modern movie musical from the classic fairytale.

Sept. 3: ‘Shang-Chi & The Legend of the Ten Rings’

Simu Liu and Awkwafina star in Marvel’s latest superhero movie with killer martial arts action.

Sept. 17: ‘Cry Macho’

Clint Eastwood returns to the western genre after directing some of the genre’s biggest hits, from “High Plains Drifter” to “Pale Rider” to “Unforgiven.”

Sept. 17: ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’

Andrew Garfield and Jessica Chastain star as Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker in this account of the rise and fall of the infamous televangelists.

Sept. 24: ‘Dear Evan Hansen’

Ben Platt may look a little old for the part, but he’s the only voice associated with “Waving Through a Window” in this smash Broadway musical that got its start at Arena Stage in D.C.

Oct. 1: ‘The Many Saints of Newark’

This long-awaited prequel to HBO’s “The Sopranos” explores the formative years of New Jersey gangster Tony Soprano (Michael Gandolfini).

Oct. 1: ‘Titane’

This French flick won the Cannes’ Palme d’or, set after a series of unexplained crimes as a father reunites with his son who has been missing for 10 years.

Oct. 8: ‘No Time to Die’

After numerous delays due to the pandemic, the latest James Bond flick arrives with Daniel Craig appearing as 007 for a final time.

Oct. 15: ‘Halloween Kills’

Jamie Lee Curtis returns to square off with Michael Myers again after John Carpenter’s 1978 original and the successful 2018 reboot of “Halloween.”

Oct. 15: ‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’

Tom Hardy returns as one of Marvel’s most complex characters in this sequel directed by Andy Serkis.

Oct. 21: ‘Mass’

Jason Isaacs and Martha Plimpton star in this powerful indie about the aftermath of a violent tragedy that was all the talk of film festival season.

Oct. 22: ‘Dune’

Denis Villeneuve (“Arrival”) directs Timothée Chalamet in this epic sci-fi tale based on the Frank Herbert novel of the same name.

Oct. 22: ‘The French Dispatch’

Wes Anderson hopes to bag his long overdue Oscar in this quirky tale with a star-studded cast.

Oct. 22: ‘Jackass 4: Forever’

Johnny Knoxville and company return for the fourth installment of their “Jackass” film franchise — the first without the late prankster Ryan Dunn.

Oct. 29: ‘Last Night in Soho’

Edgar Wright directs Anya Taylor-Joy as an aspiring fashion designer who mysteriously enters the 1960s where she encounters a dazzling wannabe singer.

Nov. 5: ‘Eternals’

“Nomadland” Oscar champ Chloe Zhao directs this superhero flick about a race of immortal beings who lived on Earth and shaped its history and civilizations.

Nov. 11: ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’

Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Sigourney Weaver return for this “Ghostbusters” sequel directed by Jason Reitman, son of Ivan Reitman, who directed the 1984 comedy classic.

Nov. 19: ‘King Richard’

Will Smith is getting early Oscar buzz as the father of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams.

Nov. 19: ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

Tom Cruise feels the need for speed once again as he returns to the role of Maverick made famous in the 1980s action classic “Top Gun.”

Nov. 24: ‘House of Gucci’

Adam Driver and Lady Gaga turned heads when the trailer was released for Ridley Scott’s lavish look at the Italian family behind the fashion empire.

Dec. 17: ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’

The trailer just dropped for Jon Watts’ Spidey sequel and fan theories already abound, including the mysterious lack of Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield.

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