Opening This Weekend – January 6, 2017

Watch some great new movies this new year! Here are the movies opening this Friday.

1. Underworld: Bloodwars

Video Courtesy: Sony Pictures Entertainment via YouTube

Director: Anna Foerster

Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Theo James, Lara Pulver, Tobias Menzies, Bradley James, James Faulkner, and Charles Dance.

Synopsis: 

The next installment in the blockbuster franchise follows Vampire death dealer, Selene (Kate Beckinsale) as she fends off brutal attacks from both the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her. With her only allies, David (Theo James) and his father Thomas (Charles Dance), she must stop the eternal war between Lycans and Vampires, even if it means she has to make the ultimate sacrifice.

Underworld: Bloodwars (2017) - Poster 8 - Kate Beckinsale

2. Hidden Figures

Video Courtesy: 20th Century Fox via YouTube

Director: Theodore Melfi

Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer,  Janelle Monáe, Glen Powell, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, and Aldis Hodge.

Synopsis: 

HIDDEN FIGURES is the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughn (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.

Hidden Figures (2016) - Poster 2

3. A Monster Calls [Wide Release]

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Director: J.A. Bayona

Starring: Lewis MacDougall, Liam Neeson, Felicity Jones, Sigourney Weaver, and Toby Kebbell.

Synopsis: 

A visually spectacular drama from acclaimed director Juan Antonio Bayona (“The Impossible”), based on the award-winning children’s fantasy novel. 12-year-old Conor (Lewis MacDougall) attempts to deal with his mother’s (Felicity Jones) illness and the bullying of his classmates by escaping into a fantastical world of monsters and fairy tales that explore courage, loss, and faith.

A Monster Calls Poster

 

Kenneth Sequeira

A self confessed Nolanite, Batfan and a young cinephile.