Fall movies 2017: A dozen films to look out for this season

Fall is approaching, and with it comes a ton of new movies. These 12 — OK, she actually mentions 32 — have caught critic Moira Macdonald’s eye.

After this endless Seattle summer (who knew?), it’s finally time to think about fall, which will bring sweater weather and a LOT of new movies. Me, I’m treading water until we get to the Christmas release of Paul Thomas Anderson’s untitled new movie, which may or may not be Daniel Day-Lewis’ last, and in which the actor may or may not be playing fashion genius Charles James. (PTA is so very secretive. But seriously, this movie seems like it’s being made in my dreams.) But until then, here are a dozen upcoming films that’ve caught my interest, and possibly yours too:

mother!” (Sept. 15)

How great would it be to see Michelle Pfeiffer, whose incomparable Catwoman in “Batman Returns” turns 25 years old this year (how can that be?), have a glorious comeback? This stylish-looking horror flick from Darren Aronofsky (“Black Swan,” “Requiem for a Dream”) might do it: Pfeiffer plays a mysterious stranger who shows up with her husband (Ed Harris) at the exquisite home of lovebirds Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem. The eerie trailer features some elegantly curated blood and a lot of screaming. Should be fun! (Pfeiffer pfans, take note: She’ll also turn up in Kenneth Branagh’s remake of “Murder on the Orient Express,” out Nov. 10.)

Battle of the Sexes” (Sept. 22)

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