It may be almost a month before the official start of autumn, but the kids are back in school, there’s a nip in the air and Hollywood is ready for awards season…or horror season—or both. Here’s what’s coming in September:


The Words

Bradley Cooper leads an all-star cast in this compelling romantic drama. Cooper plays a young writer who becomes the toast of the literary town after publishing the great American novel. The only problem: He didn’t write it.

The Cold Light of Day

A young hotshot stock broker’s family is kidnapped on vacation and he has only hours to uncover the vast conspiracy behind the crime. Stars Bruce Willis and Sigourney Weaver.


The Perks of Being a Wallflower

This is touted as Emma Watson’s big post-Harry Potter coming out. She stars with Logan Lerman, who plays an awkward teenager who writes letters to an anonymous recipient detailing his adolescent angst.


Nicolas Cage plays a master thief fresh out of prison, who discovers that his ex-partners have kidnapped his daughter in an effort to get their cut of the loot from his last job.



Remember the atrocious Stallone sci-fi movie from the ’80s? It’s baaaaack…

House at the End of the Street

Jennifer Lawrence is certainly figuring out how to get a paycheck in this industry. Here, she stars with Elisabeth Shue as a mother and daughter who move into their dream house, only to discover some—ahem—otherworldly problems.


Hotel Transylvania

Adam Sandler has a chance at redemption after Jack and Jill with this animated film. Here, he voices hotel proprietor Dracula and he reunites a lovely group of old SNL buddies to voice the various visitors to his ‘five-stake’ resort.


In this sci-fi time-travel movie, Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays a mob hit man who travels back in time to assassinate targets before they become a problem. It’s a lucrative career, until the mob decides he is a problem. Hmmm, science fiction film about an assassin traveling back in time to eliminate a future threat…I don’t know why that sounds familiar.

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