People may be experiencing a movie slump, especially with Halloween over and viewers not knowing what to watch. However, there are some movies with captivating plots coming out this month. Whether you are looking for the next blockbuster or a film no one has been talking about, there will be something on this list for you.
“I’m Totally Fine”
This comedy-drama follows Vanessa (Jillian Bell) who goes on a self-care trip after losing her best friend, Jennifer (Natalie Morales). Everything takes a sharp turn when Jennifer shows up in her kitchen and claims to be an extraterrestrial. The film seems to have an upbeat tone while discussing the topic of grief and friendship. You can check out the trailer here.
“I’m Totally Fine” will be released in theaters and Video-On-Demand on Nov. 4.
“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”
Marvel fans anticipate this sequel to the phenomenal “Black Panther.” After the death of King T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman), Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett) and Shuri (Letitia Wright) must protect Wakanda. A new threat to the nation comes in the form of Namor (Tenoch Huerta), the leader of the underwater nation of Talocan. This new film looks to give tribute to Boseman while pushing the female cast to the forefront. You can check out the trailer here.
“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” will be released in theaters on Nov. 11.
Set in 1862 Ireland, nurse Lib Wright (Florence Pugh) goes to the countryside to investigate Anna (Kika Lord Cassidy) who has not eaten in months. The dreary atmosphere and macabre situation in the trailer coupled with the phenomenal acting could spell out a success. You can check out the trailer here.
“The Wonder” releases in limited theaters on Nov. 2 and on Netflix on Nov. 16.
Margot (Anya Taylor Joy) and Tyler (Nicholas Hoult), a young couple, go to an isolated island with other rich folks to try out an exclusive restaurant. The mysterious chef (Ralph Fiennes) and his crew fix up a menu and sinister plans which were not what these guests ordered. This intense thriller seems to have commentary on wealth and what makes “fine food.” You can check out the trailer here.
“The Menu” will be released in theaters on Nov. 18.
Director David Siev made this documentary following his Cambodian American living in Bad Axe, Michigan. The documentary also takes place during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, adding stress to the family. The audience follows this family trying to keep their restaurant open, struggling with the rising hate against Asian Americans and so much more. You can check out the trailer here.
“Bad Axe” will be released in theaters and Video-On-Demand on Nov. 18.
This thriller follows Christine, a fashion designer (Eva Green), suffering from an illness that her doctors and husband Felix (Mark Strong) do not know the cause or label of it. A mysterious woman named Diana (Chai Fonacier) comes to their doorstep with help for the protagonist. The film has great and unique visuals along with a heap of tension as Diana may have an ulterior motive for her help. You can check out the trailer here.
“Nocebo” will be released in theaters on Nov. 4 and Video-On-Demand on Nov. 22.
This psychological thriller follows Aisha (Anna Diop) a woman who emigrates from Senegal without her son and navigates her new life in New York City while working as a nanny for Amy (Michelle Monaghan) and Adam’s (Morgan Spector) daughter Rose (Rose Decker). With so many responsibilities and struggles already, Aisha adds dealing with visions of incoming danger to the list. Amazing visuals and a compelling mystery spell out success for this film. You can check out the trailer here.
“Nanny” will be released in theaters on Nov. 23 and on Amazon Prime Video on Dec. 16.
To keep you busy before Thanksgiving, check out some of these movies. “Nanny” and “The Menu” seem like promising thrillers; the former likely has a compelling story and protagonist while the latter looks like a fun and wild ride. Out of all the movies on this list, “I’m Not Fine” seems the most up my alley since it discusses grief with a comedic tone. With many movies going on the big screen, November looks like it’s going to be a great month for the film industry.