Emma's favourite films

Films to watch this autumn

Jumanji: Welcome to the jungle (2018)

Four teenagers get dragged into the world of the computer game Jumanji. Where they literally become the characters they’ve chosen, with both strengths and weaknesses. In order to get back to reality, they have to follow the rules of the game and complete the mission they’ve been assigned. They quickly realize that Jumanji isn’t any other game, but a game of survival.

 

Designated survivor (serie)

A devastating attack against Washinton D.C claims the life of the president and most of his Cabinet. The secretary of Housing and Urban development Tom Kirkman, named designated survivor for the night in case of such an event, gets sworn in as the president of the USA. The new normal affects family life while Kirkman struggles to prevent chaos from dissolving in the country, unaware of fresh horrors awaiting.

 

Dunkirk

A war description of Operation Dynamo. British and allied troops are surrounded on the beach of Dunkerque during the second world war. Civil boats get sent over the English canal to pick up and bring home the soldiers. The trip over the canal is cornered by setbacks while the pressure of getting aboard the military ships that’s already arrived by the beach increases.

 

The Musketeers (serie)

A series based on the classic story of highly trained soldiers. 17th-century France ruled by king Louis XIII is protected by the honorable Musketeers. Personal matters get mixed up with stately affairs. A childish ruler, a cunning cardinal and animosity between the Musketeers and the Red Guard collides while outside threats forces them to cooperate for the safety of the kingdom.

 

Fantastic beasts and where to find them

The film takes place in New York City 65 years before the events of Harry Potter films.

Newt Scamander the author of the wizarding schoolbook “Fantastic beasts and where to find them” travels to New York, where he accidentally becomes acquainted with the No-Maj Jacob Kowalski. Together they search for the magical creatures that have escaped out of Newt’s suitcase. MACUSA auror Tina Goldstein brings them to MACUSA headquarters where they stand accused of the murder of a New York senator.

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Written by: Korsholms bibliotek Thursday, August 22, 2019