Must See Movies: October

At Reel Steel we want to make sure you’re getting the most of your cinematic enthusiasm, so each month we put together our short list of some of the best new releases, from popcorn munching explosion fests to the often weird and wonderful.
Take a look at the trailers below and see this month’s recommendations…


First Man
released Friday October 12th, 2018

A first-person account of the story of NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong (Ryan Gosling) and the years between 1961-1969, based on the book by James R. Hansen.

From director Damien Chazelle (Whiplash, La La Land) comes a story exploring the sacrifices and the cost on one man and on a nation, through one of the most defining moments in history.


released Friday October 12th, 2018

Taking place in 1983, a couple with secluded and peaceful lives at their cabin by the woods have their existence destroyed by a sadistic cult leader, setting off a phantasmagoric journey filled with bloody vengeance and laced with fire.

With a final film score from the late Johann Johannsson (Sicario, Arrival), Mandy is a visceral tale of revenge and looks set to be one of the most memorable cinematic experiences of the year.


released Friday October 19th, 2018

40 years ago on halloween, Michael Myers murdered three people. Following that horrific night, he was sent to an institution where he has remained in captivity.

He returns now in this latest film in the franchise, which will not only see the return of Jamie Lee Curtis in one of her most iconic roles, but also that of John Carpenter (director of the original 1978 Halloween film) as Executive Producer and once again creating the film score (his first soundtrack in over 15 years).

See our retrospective feature review of the original landmark 1978 film >here<.





The Yorkshire Silent Film Festival brings a special ‘dystopian’ themed double-bill screening to Sheffield’s Abbeydale Picture House.
The iconic Brazil (1984) and Fritz Lang’s influential masterpiece Metropolis (1927) with a live soundtrack performance.

Sunday October 21st, details here:


Celluloid Screams
The 10th edition of Sheffield’s annual horror film festival, Celluloid Screams returns for 2018 with a selection of horror films from around the world, along with the annual secret film screening and special guest Q&A’s.
Taking place October 18th – 21st.

Details here: