November's must-see Cineworld releases: The Marvels, The Hunger Games and more

Tom Blyth as Coriolanus Snow and Viola Davis as Volumnia Gaul in The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

We're approaching the end of the year and the must-see movies at Cineworld keep on coming. Now that November is here, here's our What's On At Cineworld hosts Luke and Dan with a primer of what to expect.

Don't forget that with a Cineworld Unlimited membership you can watch as many movies as you want, for less than the price of two tickets per month.

Scroll down for more details of the upcoming films this November.


1. Bottoms (released November 3rd)

The director of Shiva Baby, Emma Seligman, brings her sense of indie spirit to this raucous and perceptive high school comedy. Seligman pairs with star and co-writer Rachel Sennott, star of Shiva Baby and Bodies Bodies Bodies, to put a limber, crunchy twist on the notion of queer empowerment.

Sennott plays PJ, a lesbian woman who, like her close friend Josie (Ayo Edebiri), feels ostracized from her high-school peers. When a simple misunderstanding leads to the creation of a high school fight club, PJ and Josie initially use the opportunity to try and score dates. However, they soon realise that the club's impact on its members is more profound than they could have imagined – even if it involves a few broken noses along the way.


2. The Marvels (released November 10th)

Prepare to go higher, further and faster in this all-action sequel to Marvel Studios' 2019 blockbuster Captain Marvel. Brie Larson is back in the title role of Carol Danvers and she's now reconciled with her Kree alter-ego.

However, there are important expansions of the Marvel Cinematic Universe underway. Carol ends up body-swapping with small-screen hero Ms Marvel (Iman Vellani) and together they must team up with Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris) to take down a deadly new enemy.

While the old ways are shaken up, Marvel fans can still revel in the nostalgic pleasure of the action sequences and the return of Samuel L. Jackson's Nick Fury.


3. Dream Scenario (released November 10th)

Who can resist a dose of Nicolas Cage-themed madness? The eccentric and singular star is back on our screens and in uncharacteristically dowdy form – but rest assured, Dream Scenario is as crazy as one would expect.

Cage plays a schlubby college professor who unwittingly ends up invading people's dreams. He then becomes a local celebrity, but his fame comes at a price. It's exactly the kind of darkly comic and insightful movie we'd expect from indie maestros A24 (Hereditary; Everything Everywhere All At Once).


4. The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (released November 17th)

Can it really be eight years since the original Hunger Games saga rolled to a close? Well, pine no more because Suzanne Collins' dystopian epic returns to our screens, bringing us the much-anticipated origin story of President Coriolanus Snow.

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes takes place 60 years before the trials of Jennifer Lawrence's Katniss Everdeen. Tom Blyth plays the young Snow whose involvement in the planning for the 10th annual Hunger Games is potentially compromised by his love for tribute Lucy Gray Baird (Rachel Zegler).

Witness how the dreaded death match came to be as Snow battles with his sense of autocracy and dignity. Viola Davis, Peter Dinklage and Jason Schwartzman play Hunger Games designers Volumnia Gaul, Casca Highbottom and Lucretius Flickerman, all of whom have an important role to play in the competition's development.


5. Thanksgiving (released November 17th)

Not in the mood for seasonal cheer just yet? Allow Hostel splatter-meister Eli Roth to set you on the right path. The controversial horror filmmaker's latest is the story of a typical American town that is being plagued by a sadistic serial killer at the onset of the Thanksgiving season.

While the masked maniac is, quite literally, preparing to serve people up, a group of teens must reconcile with the town's tragic Black Friday past and expose the psycho before it's too late. And because this is Roth, expect plenty of inventively gruesome kills, including a frozen face/door collision that has to be seen to be believed.


6. Napoleon (released November 22nd)

No one stages historical epics quite like Ridley Scott. From The Duellists to Gladiator and beyond, Scott envelops us in all manner of wondrous sights, be it the Napoleonic wars or the might of ancient Rome.

Scott now returns to the Napoleonic era to explore the man who helped define it. Oscar-winner and Gladiator star Joaquin Phoenix plays the infamous military commander Napoleon Bonaparte who took France by storm and single-handedly re-sculpted modern European history.

Prepare to be swept from Egypt to Russia along the course of Napoleon's critical campaigns with Scott unleashing his flair for large-scale battle sequences. Vanessa Kirby plays Napoleon's wife, and the power behind his throne, Empress Josephine.


7. Wish (released November 24th)

Disney's classic Pinocchio invited us to wish upon a star – but what if stars were living, breathing creatures? That's the adorable premise of the latest Disney movie Wish, which comes from the animation wizards behind Wreck-It Ralph and Frozen.

Wish takes place in the magical kingdom of Rosas, where Asha (Ariana DeBose), a sharp-witted idealist, makes a wish so powerful that it is answered by a cosmic force—a little ball of boundless energy called Star.

Together, Asha and Star confront a most formidable foe—the ruler of Rosas, King Magnifico (Chris Pine)—to save her community and prove that when the will of one courageous human connects with the magic of the stars, wondrous things can happen.


8. Saltburn (released November 24th)

How about a stylish drama that sticks it to the upper 1%? Writer-director Emerald Fennell, who won an Oscar for the scathing Promising Young Woman, comes through with this black comedy that assembles an all-star cast for a naughty and gleefully perverse romp. 

Versatile Oscar nominee Barry Keoghan (The Banshees of Inisherin) plays Oliver Quick, an isolated Oxford Uni student who becomes infatuated with the upper-class Felix (Jacob Elordi). When Felix invites Oliver to his sprawling family pile Saltburn, neither can anticipate the fall-out of sex, violence and class warfare.

Rosamund Pike and Richard E. Grant put amusingly caricatured faces on the sneering aristocracy in a movie that strikes a profound chord for our times.


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