What’s Hitting the Big Screen this week?

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Movies that are to be released on December 12, 2014.

Are you interested in going to the cinemas to watch any of the following?

EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS

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Cast: Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Aaron Paul, Ben Kingsley, Sigourney Weaver, John Turturro

Director: Ridley Scott

Writer: Steve Zallian

Genre: Action / Adventure

Runtime: 150 mins.

Plot: From acclaimed director Ridley Scott (“Gladiator,” “Prometheus”) comes the epic adventure “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” the story of one man’s daring courage to take on the might of an empire. sing state of the art visual effects and 3D immersion, Scott brings new life to the story of the defiant leader Moses (Christian Bale) as he rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses (Joel Edgerton), setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.


 

TOP FIVE

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Cast: Rosario Dawson, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Whoopi Goldberg, Tracy Morgan, Cedric the Entertainer, Sherri Shepherd, Gabrielle Union, Kevin Hart, Jerry Seinfeld, JB Smoove, Jay Pharoah, Anders Holm, Michael Che

Director: Chris Rock

Writer: Chris Rock

Genre: Comedy

Runtime: ?

Plot: A comedian tries to make it as a serious actor when his reality-TV star fiancé talks him into broadcasting their wedding on her TV show.


 

THE CAPTIVE

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Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Rosario Dawson, Scott Speedman, Mireille Enos, Kevin Durand, Alexia Fast and Bruce Greenwood

Director: Atom Egoyan

Writers: Atom Egoyan, David Fraser

Genre: Thriller

Runtime: 112 mins.

Plot: In this psychological thriller from Academy Award Nominated director Atom Egoyan, Matthew (Ryan Reynolds) steps briefly into a diner and comes out to find that his young daughter Cassandra has vanished without a trace from the back of his truck. Her unsolved abduction destroys Matthew’s once-happy relationship with his wife, Tina (Mireille Enos), who, haunted by mementos of Cassandra that appear mysteriously at her work, suspects her husband of foul play. Years later, when detectives Nicole (Rosario Dawson) and Jeffrey (Scott Speedman) discover recent images of Cassandra online, Matthew risks everything to ensure his daughter’s safe return—and to save himself and Tina from the limbo of unrelenting despair.


 

INHERENT VICE

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Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Josh Brolin, Jena Malone, Benicio Del Toro, Owen Wilson, Martin Short, Katherine Waterston, Joanna Newson

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson

Writer: Paul Thomas Anderson

Genre: Drama

Runtime: 148 mins.

Plot: “Inherent Vice” is the seventh feature from Paul Thomas Anderson and the first ever film adaption of a Thomas Pynchon novel. When private eye Doc Sportello’s ex-old lady suddenly out of nowhere shows up with a story about her current billionaire land developer boyfriend whom she just happens to be in love with, and a plot by his wife and her boyfriend to kidnap that billionaire and throw him in a loony bin… well, easy for her to say. It’s the tail end of the psychedelic ’60s and paranoia is running the day and Doc knows that “love” is another of those words going around at the moment, like “trip” or “groovy,” that’s being way too overused—except this one usually leads to trouble. With a cast of characters that includes surfers, hustlers, dopers and rockers, a murderous loan shark, LAPD Detectives, a tenor sax player working undercover, and a mysterious entity known as the Golden Fang, which may only be a tax dodge set up by some dentists…

 


 

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