New Movies On Netflix And In Theaters This Week (11/9-11/16)
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While a movie flop might ensure that there is no a direct sequel, a box office bomb has never stopped producers rebooting a property if they think there is still money to be made. This is the case with this week's biggest US movie release, The Girl in the Spider's Web. It's the second attempt to tap into the huge popularity of the novel series focusing on hacker Lisbeth Salander, following the commercial disappointment of 2011's The Girl with The Dragon Tattoo. We'll know soon enough if there if this one gets a sequel or if we'll be seeing yet another reboot in seven years time.
Fans of dark cinema will also get to check out the latest JJ Abrams produced horror/thriller, Overlord, which pitches US soldiers against scary genetically altered Nazis in World War II. There's also the animated version of the much-loved Dr Seuss book The Grinch Who Saved Christmas, while UK audiences can check out the acclaimed thriller Widows a week before it arrives in the US.
On the small screen, Netflix continue its run of impressive movies from notable directors. This week it's the turn of David McKenzie, who previously made the brilliant thriller Hell or High Water, and who reteams with star Chris Pine for the historical epic Outlaw King. So here's the week's new releases in the both the US and UK, in both theaters and on streaming...