Fargo Flicks: Shock and Awe

From horror to rom-com, psychological thrillers to action-filled feats, September offers a diverse set of flicks for the first full month of the academic year.


Sept. 8

Stephen King is back on the big screen with this highly anticipated reboot coming out next week.

The story is like the original: a demonic clown terrifies a group of children in a small town in Maine. With jump scares, creepy clowns and children in danger, this film promises the audience will constantly be on the edge of their seats.

Home Again

Sept. 8

For those who don’t want to watch an evil clown, Reese Witherspoon stars in this fun romantic comedy being released Sept. 8. Witherspoon is Alice, a separated mother of two who allows three young men (Nat Wolff, Pico Alexander, Jon Rudnitsky) to move in with her. Hilarious and heart-warming moments will ensue in this potentially cheesy flick.


Sept. 15

Big names star in this thriller, with Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem lending their talents to this film directed by Darren Aronofsky, the visionary behind “Black Swan.”

Lawrence plays Grace, a wife happily married to Eli (Bardem) whose world gets changed when two strangers (Ed Harris, Michelle Pfeiffer) move into her house. The mysterious couple cause this horror film to captivate the audience with intense scenes and great acting from the leads.

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Sept. 22

After the successful first movie, “Kingsman” is back to saving the world.

Ellen Page stars in ‘Flatliners,’ a dramatic thriller being released Sept. 29.

The action kicks off after their headquarters is destroyed, leading Gary (played by Taron Egerton) to join forces with the Stateman, the Kingsman’s United States counterpart.

After teaming up with the likes of Channing Tatum and Halle Berry, this action-packed spy movie is sure to please anyone who enjoyed the first movie.


Sept. 29

What happens after we die? That question forms the central theme to this thriller centering on four young medical students who flirt with death. Each student has their heart stopped for several minutes, only to be revived by their peers. However, they all learn that there is a price for those who cross to the other side and don’t stay there.

Nina Dobrev, Ellen Page, James Norton and Kiersey Clemons star in this dramatic glimpse into the afterlife.

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