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A astronaut struggles to survive on the most inhospitable of planets and Tom Hardy plays twins: the movies you simply must see this month

The Martian

Ridley Scott returns to mainstream mastery with The Martian, a space misadventure turned survivor’s tale starring Matt Damon as an astronaut who gets stranded on Mars. Opens Oct 1.


In what is surely his finest hour, Tom Hardy plays 1960s East End hard men the Kray Twins in this slick, melancholy crime drama. Opens Oct 15.

The Lobster

The director of Dogtooth brings a surreal spin to modern relationships for his English-language debut, starring Colin Farrell as a man who has 45 days to find a mate or be turned into an animal of his choosing. Opens Oct 22.

The Dressmaker

Eighteen years since she directed her last movie, Sydney-based filmmaker Jocelyn Moorhouse is back with a dream cast and a breakout hit. Opens Oct 29.

Mistress America

Noah Baumbach's (Frances Ha) new collaboration with Greta Gerwig is nothing short of a modern screwball masterpiece. Opens Oct 29.

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Updated on 25 Sep 2015.

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