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2013 Fall Film Guide

(Re-posted from LimitéMagazine.com)

With the start of September comes the much-anticipated fall film season—the time of year when studios and independent distributors alike present their best hopes for Oscar gold and some big box office dollars. This season, keep your eye on some key dramas like Gravity,Inside Llewyn DavisAmerican Hustle, and The Wolf of Wall Street, among others. And following his turn in this spring’s Star Trek into Darkness, British import Benedict Cumberbatch continues to make waves this side of the Atlantic in four features (12 Years a SlaveThe Fifth EstateThe Hobbit: The Desolation of SmaugAugust: Osage County).

Tell us in the comments which films you’re most looking forward to seeing.

Note: All non-authored pieces’ loglines are courtesy of IMDb.com.

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August: Osage County (Hey, that’s the month we’re in!)


Next to Gravity, August: Osage County is my most anticipated fall release. Without knowing much else about the movie, here are enough reasons to jump on board my bandwagon:

1. Tracy Letts wrote the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony-winning Best Play, as well as the film’s screenplay. Not only is Letts a terrific actor (I was privileged to see him give his Tony-winning performance in last year’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?), but he’s a fantastic writer (last year’s Killer Joe was one of my favorite films and was deserving of Oscar recognition, but was wrongfully ignored).

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