A24

Another year, another fresh slate of movie releases to get excited about. And 2019’s offering from A24, aka the coolest movie studio in Hollywood right now, is stacked with hype-worthy options.

From directorial debuts from upcoming names Rashid Johnson and Pippa Bianco to new movies involving major figures such as Gaspar Noé, Tilda Swinton, Robert Pattinson, and Julianne Moore, there’s something in the pile to please every cinephile. Below are A24’s main movie releases this year.

Gloria Bell

Release date: March 8
Director: Sebastián Lelio
Starring: Julianne Moore, Rita Wilson, Sean Astin, Michael Cera

Moore stars as Gloria, a free-spirited divorcée who spends her days as a straight-laced office worker and evenings looking for love in the LA party scene. A fun, warm look at dating, love, identity, family life, and the baggage that comes with it all.

High Life

Release date: April 12
Director: Claire Denis
Starring: Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, André “3000” Benjamin

Monte (Pattinson) and his daughter are struggling to survive isolated in the far reaches of outer space after a mission doesn’t go to plan. As their craft hurtles toward a black hole, Monte tries to find out what went wrong and what happened to the sinister Dr. Dibs (Binoche), who has disappeared mysteriously.

Climax

Release date: March 1
Director: Gaspar Noé
Starring: Sofia Boutella, Romain Guillermic, Souheila Yacoub

Master provocateur Noé’s latest follows a group of French dancers who have gathered to rehearse in an empty school one cold winter night. But the evening soon morphs into something unhinged when the dancers discover their drinks have been spiked with LSD.

Share

Release date: TBC
Director: Pippa Bianco
Starring: Rhianne Barreto, Charlie Plummer, Poorna Jagannathan

Share is Pippa Bianco’s feature-length directorial debut and an extension of a short she made in 2015 (see below). The film follows Mandy, a teenager who has to piece together what happened after she discovers a disturbing video from a night she doesn’t remember.

The Souvenir

Release date: TBC
Director: Joanna Hogg
Starring: Tilda Swinton, Richard Ayoade, Ariane Labed

While not much is known about The Souvenir, we do know that it’s set in the ’80s and follows a young film student who becomes romantically involved with an untrustworthy man — and that the film’s sequel is already in pre-production.

Native Son

Release date: TBC
Director: Rashid Johnson
Starring: Nick Robinson, Sanaa Lathan, Margaret Qualley

Rashid Johnson’s directorial debut is based on Richard Wright’s 1940 novel, taking place in the 1930s and concerning a young African-American man who comes of age in Chicago’s South Side.

Which movie are you most hyped to see? Let us know in the comments.

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