BY: SHANE NEWELL
Dallas Buyers Club: Starring Matthew McConaughey in what some have called his greatest acting performance ever, “Dallas Buyers Club” is the story of a wild and reckless cowboy who gets HIV. The film follows McConaughey in his attempt to go to Mexico to find affordable HIV medication. Co-starring Jared Leto and Jennifer Garner, “Dallas Buyers Club” opens Nov. 1.
Nebraska: Directed by Alexander Payne and starring Bruce Dern and Will Forte, “Nebraska” may be one of the fall’s biggest surprises. Filmed in black-and-white, “Nebraska” is the story of an aging man, Dern, who believes he won $1 million. His son, played by Forte, is skeptical but decides to see if his father is indeed right. Dern won the Best Actor award at Cannes Film Festival for his performance in “Nebraska.” The film will be released on Nov. 15.
The Wolf of Wall Street: Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill and Matthew McConaughey, “The Wolf of Wall Street” is poised to be one of the best films of fall. DiCaprio and his co-stars play wealthy Wall Street fat-cats whose sole focus is to increase their fortunes. Directed by Martin Scorsese, “The Wolf of Wall Street” will be sure to comment on the generation that caused one of the world’s most important crises. The movie premieres on Nov. 15.
Raising Hope: Starring Lucas Neff and Martha Plimpton, “Raising Hope” returns for its fourth season this fall. The heart-warming comedy has been nominated for several Emmy Awards and is a hit among fans. With support from Cloris Leachman, Season four of “Raising Hope” is sure to please many.
Nikita: The fourth season of “Nikita” also premieres this fall. The story of Nikita (Maggie Q) and her quest to bring down a powerful secret organization sets the scene for this remarkable drama. Full of action as well, “Nikita” isn’t a show that will disappoint.
Atlantis: Starring Jack Donnelly and Mark Addy, “Atlantis” premieres Nov. 23 on the BBC. The story of Jason (Donnelly) walking into the mythical world of Atlantis sets up this show of grand proportions. With such an impressive cast, “Atlantis” is sure to be a hit from the start.
The Marshall Mathers LP 2 | Eminem: Eminem’s eighth studio album will hit shelves on Nov. 5. His first release since “Recovery” in 2010, The Marshall Mathers LP 2 is easily one of the most anticipated albums of the year. Led by the single “Survival,” Eminem’s new album is destined to be a classic like much of his previous work.
Tommy | The Who: The Who’s much awaited re-release of the classic 1969 rock opera has finally been announced. Set to be released on Nov. 11, the re-mastering of “Tommy” will feature rare demos and outtakes. In addition, a live bootleg album will accompany the November release.
The Next Day Extra | David Bowie: When David Bowie released The Next Day earlier this year, fans were surprised by the British rocker’s decision to release new music for the first time in nearly a decade. The Next Day Extra will feature exclusive bonus tracks and a DVD of Bowie’s newest music videos. This box set hits shelves on Nov. 5.