Fall movies 2016: ‘Bad Santa 2,’ ‘The Girl on the Train’ and more must-see films

This fall is the season for biopics.

They’re everywhere, telling tales of the life a heroic pilot, the orchestrator of a slave rebellion and a surprising chess master. But there’s also lots for people looking for magical tales in the realm of “Harry Potter” or the Marvel Universe, or a classic Western reborn.

Here are 35 films you need to know about this season.

Scott A. Rosenberg