September 24, 2015 5:34 AM EDT


The human impact of the subprime-mortgage crisis comes to life in 99 Homes (Sept. 25), with Andrew Garfield as an evicted young father who becomes an unwilling henchman for Michael Shannon’s shady real estate broker.


On their sophomore album, Caracal (Sept. 25), British dance duo Disclosure feature the voices of heavyweights like Sam Smith and Lorde in a collection of songs that prioritize melody and song writing over beats per minute.


Eat Pray Love author Elizabeth Gilbert shares the secrets of her creative process in Big Magic (Sept. 22), a rumination on the nature of inspiration.


The new ABC drama Quantico (Sept. 27), a change of scenery for Bollywood superstar Priyanka Chopra, follows a group of FBI recruits, one of whom will be suspected of plotting a terrorist attack.

–Eliza Berman

This appears in the October 05, 2015 issue of TIME.

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