In 2014, Alfonso Cuaron made history win he became the first Mexican filmmaker to win the Academy Award for Best Director, for his work on Gravity. This year, Cuaron is back with Roma, a 135-minute film about a middle class family living in Mexico City in the 1970s. Roma will be released on December 14th and its trailer leads off this week’s trailer round-up.
Directed by Peter Farrelly, Green Book, is based on the true story of Jamaican pianist Don Shirley’s tour of the deep south. Serving as his chauffeur and bodyguard was a New York bouncer named Tony Lip. Shirley is played by Mahershala Ali while Viggo Mortensen play the role of Lip. (The real Tony Lip later became an actor and played Carmine Lupertazzi in The Sopranos). Green Book will be released on November 21st.
Judging from the trailer, An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn appears to be a typical heist comedy, enlivened by the presence of Aubrey Plaza. Prepare to spend an evening with Beverly when this film is released on October 19th.
Based on a BBC miniseries and featuring a killer cast, Steve McQueen’s Widows is one of the most anticipated movies of the fall. Widows will be in theaters on November 16th.
Finally, Killer Kate will be released on October 26th, just in time for Halloween.