Straat Picks: 5 Movies to Watch in October 2016

Kicking off the last quarter of this year are a bunch of thriller films and the long-awaited introduction of Marvel superhero Doctor Strange to the big screen.

The Girl on the Train

Straat Picks 5 Movies to Watch in October 2016 (The Girl on the Train)

Rachel Watson (Emily Blunt) is a recent divorcee, whose daily train ride involves a glimpse at the home of a seemingly perfect couple. One day, her thoughts get derailed as she bears witness to the disappearance of Megan Hipwell (Haley Bennett), one half of said couple. Rachel’s world, already disturbed, starts to crumble as she discovers the truth behind the twisted string of events and how it all ties back to her.

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The Girl on the Train will be out in cinemas on 6 October 2016.

Sausage Party

Straat Picks 5 Movies to Watch in October 2016 (Sausage Party)

Don’t bother getting your mind out of the gutter; Sausage Party is all about dirty innuendos and sexual humor. Rated R21, the animated movie centers on a sausage (voiced by Seth Rogen), who takes the other supermarket groceries on a trip to discover their fate once they’re in the hands of the customer. Their joy turns to horror when they realize they’re someone’s meal, and the ragtag crew of natural and processed food items must find a way to avoid winding up on the dinner table.

Sausage Party will be out in cinemas on 6 October 2016.


Straat Picks 5 Movies to Watch in October 2016 (Inferno)

Tom Hanks returns to the iconic role of Robert Langdon, the famed symbologist who was last seen solving a deep mystery in The Da Vinci Code. This time, Langdon has to prevent a a worldwide plague by deciphering the hidden meaning behind the chilling Dante’s Inferno poem. The line between fact and fiction becomes increasingly blurred as Langdon works against the clock to stop the cataclysmic event from wiping out humanity, while trying to regain his memory and prove his innocence.

Inferno will be out in cinemas on 13 October 2016.

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

Straat Picks 5 Movies to Watch in October 2016 (Jack Reacher: Never Go Back)

As formulaic as it may seem, the storyline of a lone ranger using his set of special skills to expose a government conspiracy never gets old. Tom Cruise reprises the role of Jack Reacher, a one man wrecking machine who’s been accused of a murder he did not commit. The only one who seems to believe him is army specialist Susan Turner (Cobie Smulders), and together they must fight to clear his name and rid the streets of the bad guys.

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back will be out in cinemas on 20 October 2016.

Doctor Strange

Straat Picks 5 Movies to Watch in October 2016 (Doctor Strange)

Doctor Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), once a self-centered neurosurgeon, has his life turned upside down following a serious injury. Now part of something bigger, Doctor Strange has to use his new-found talent in mystical arts to prevent the villain from getting his way. Trippy and mind-bending visual effects aside, Doctor Strange will have a bigger role to play in the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War films.

Doctor Strange will be out in cinemas on 27 October 2016.

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