Because every man needs a plan, and some need that plan with pretty pictures, we present Where to Take Her: a series that answers a gentleman's most pressing lifestyle questions and recurs whenever we get around to it. Today: fall movies. Enjoy.
American Hustle: If Boogie Nights were about New Jersey politics instead of porn. Christian Bale, Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, '70s hairdos. Watch trailer.
Anchorman 2: Because everyone could use a little more Sex Panther. Watch trailer.
Bad Grandpa: Jackass’s answer to Borat: Johnny Knoxville as a troubled octogenarian crossing America. Watch trailer.
Captain Phillips: Tom Hanks fights Somali pirates. True story! Watch trailer.
The Counselor: Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender take on a Cormac McCarthy legal thriller. Ridley Scott owes you one. Watch trailer.
Gravity: Alfonso Cuaron’s boundary-pushing space film. A rare must-see in IMAX 3D (no exceptions). Watch trailer.
Grudge Match: Stallone. De Niro. Boxers. Watch trailer.
Her: In the future, Joaquin Phoenix falls in love with Scarlett Johansson’s pillowy ... voice. Spike Jonze directs. Watch trailer.
Inside Llewyn Davis: Bob Dylan’s life (or a facsimile thereof), as seen by the Coen Bros. Watch trailer.
The Monuments Men: The WWII Ocean’s Eleven, with Clooney, Damon and (surprise) Bill Murray vs. Nazis. Watch trailer.
Oldboy: An unnecessary but (fingers crossed) interesting remake of Park Chan-wook’s violent existential thriller. Two words: hammer fight. Watch trailer.
Runner Runner: Another poker movie from the guys who did Rounders. The Affleck/Timberlake casting may help your date. Watch trailer.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty: Fantasy-comedy-adventure with a pleasing cast (Stiller, Wiig, Adam Scott). Watch trailer.
The Wolf of Wall Street: '80s greed, via Scorsese and featuring an epic Leonardo DiCaprio dance sequence. Watch trailer.
Zero Charisma: A Dungeon Master feels threatened by a new acolyte. Natch, it’s the first film release from Nerdist Industries. Watch trailer.