Opening This Weekend – December 9, 2016

Planning to go to the movies this weekend? Want to see all the options before you? We’ll help you out!

1. La La Land [LIMITED]

Video Courtesy : Lionsgate Movies via YouTube

Director : Damien Chazelle

Starring : Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, J.K. Simmons, John Legend, Rosemarie DeWitt, Finn Wittrock, Callie Hernandez, Sonoya Mizuno, Jessica Rothe, Tom Everett Scott and Josh Pence.

Synopsis : 

Written and directed by Academy Award® nominee Damien Chazelle, LA LA LAND tells the story of Mia [Emma Stone], an aspiring actress, and Sebastian [Ryan Gosling], a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams.

La La Land Poster 3

2. Office Christmas Party

Video Courtesy : Paramount Pictures via YouTube

Director : Josh Gordon and Will Speck

Starring :  Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Vanessa Bayer, Jillian Bell, Jamie Chung, Rob Corddry, Abbey Lee, Kate McKinnon, T.J. Miller, Olivia Munn, Karan Soni, Courtney B. Vance, Matt Walsh.

Synopsis : 

In OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY, when the CEO tries to close her hard-partying brother’s branch, he and his Chief Technical Officer must rally their co-workers and host an epic office Christmas party in an effort to impress a potential client and close a sale that will save their jobs.

Office Christmas Party (2016) - Poster 1

3. Miss Sloane

Video Courtesy : EuropaCorpUS via YouTube

Director : John Madden

Starring :  Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Alison Pill, Jake Lacey, Sam Waterston, John Lithgow.

Synopsis : 

In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane (Jessica Chastain) is the most sought after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. Known equally for her cunning and her track record of success, she has always done whatever is required to win. But when she takes on the most powerful opponent of her career, she finds that winning may come at too high a price.

Miss Sloane (2016) - Poster

4. Harry Benson: Shoot First

Video Courtesy : Magnolia Pictures & Magnet Releasing via YouTube

Director : Justin Bare, Matthew Miele

Starring : Harry Benson, Alec Baldwin, Gigi Benson, Wendy Benson-Landes, Carl Bernstein, James L. Brooks, Henry Kissinger, Ralph Lauren, Piers Morgan, Sharon Stone, Donald Trump.

Synopsis : 

HARRY BENSON: SHOOT FIRST charts the illustrious career of the renowned photographer who initially rose to fame alongside The Beatles, having been assigned to cover their inaugural trip to the United States in 1964. With unprecedented “behind the scenes” access, Benson captured some of the most vibrant and intimate portraits ever taken of the most popular band in history. His extensive portfolio includes iconic images of Winston Churchill, Bobby Fischer, Muhammad Ali, Greta Garbo, Michael Jackson, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Robert F. Kennedy assassination, and his work has appeared in publications including Life, Vanity Fair and The New Yorker. Now 86, workaholic Benson has no intention of stopping.

Henry Benson: Shoot First (2016) - Poster

Kenneth Sequeira

A self confessed Nolanite, Batfan and a young cinephile.