Daniel Craig stars as James Bond in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures/Columbia Pictures/EON Productions’ action adventure SKYFALL.

Francois Duhamel

It’s a fun time of the year, movie-wise. If you’re eagerly awaiting Oscar buzz, the moment has arrived. And if you’re excited for some holiday horror, there’s plenty of that, as well. But, if you’re waiting for some wholesome family fare…well, you’re going to have to wait a little longer. Like November days, next month’s movies are moody and dark.


Denzel Washington stars in this dark thriller as a seasoned pilot who miraculously saves a plane full of passengers after a mid-air crisis. After Washington’s character is hailed as a hero, questions begin to arise as to what actually happened on board the flight. (Nov. 2)

A Late Quartet

As a famed classical string quartet is about to perform a 25th anniversary concert, the cellist, Peter Mitchell (Christopher Walken), is diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. The drama also stars Catherine Keener and Philip Seymour Hoffman. (Nov. 2)

The Details

This film has Royal Tenenbaums potential. Tobey Maguire and Elizabeth Banks star as a strained suburban couple whose lives are turned upside-down when a family of raccoons invades their backyard. (Nov. 2)


Bond. James Bond. Who cares what the plot is? (Nov. 9)


Daniel Day Lewis is haunting as the 16th president. This Spielberg-directed biopic has Oscar written all over it. (Nov. 9)

Breaking Dawn

I don’t know about you, but I am planning on having a big party that night. It’s the end of the Twilight series. We may never again have to watch that expressionless girl stare blankly into the eyes of her lover and impassively vow undying devotion. Oh, and we may not have to see Kristen Stewart again, either. (Nov. 16)

Anna Karenina

I’m going to be on anti-depressants by the time December rolls around. (Nov. 16)

Life of Pi

Ang Lee directs the incredible coming-of-age story about the son of a zookeeper, who survives a shipwreck by escaping on a lifeboat with several of the animals. (Nov. 21)

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