The Magnificent Seven
A remake of John Sturges’ 1960 Western epic (itself a remake of Kurosawa’s 1954 “Seven Samurai”) about a group of seven gunmen (played by Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke and others) in the Old West who help protect a poor village against thieves. Opens Oct 13.
In this new action thriller by Gavin O’Connor (“Warrior”), Ben Affleck plays a small-town accountant who moonlights for international criminal organizations. Also starring Anna Kendrick, Jeffrey Tambor, John Lithgow and J.K. Simmons, it’s likely to be the most exciting film about accounting this year. Opens Oct 13.
Based on the Stephen King horror novel of the same name, John Cusack plays a New England dad who joins forces with Samuel L. Jackson to find his family after a mobile signal causes almost everyone else to turn into zombified murderers. Opens Oct 13. Mr. Right
Martha McKay (Anna Kendrick) is an eccentric single girl who’s convinced she’s met the man of her dream in Sam Rockwell’s Francis, a funny, warm guy who likes to cuddle. Only flaw: He murders people for a living. Takeaway? The next time bae tells you he’s a real ladykiller, believe him. Opens Oct 13.