What’s Hitting the Big Screen this Week?
Movies that are to be released on December 17th and 19th, 2014.
Are you interested in going to the cinemas to watch any of the following?
THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES
Cast: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis, Manu Bennett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Luke Evans, Richard Armitage
Director: Peter Jackson
Writers: J.R.R. Tolkien, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh
Genre: Adventure / Fantasy
Plot: Bilbo and Company are forced to be engaged in a war against an array of combatants and keeping the terrifying Smaug from acquiring a kingdom of treasure. and obliterating all of Middle-Earth.
NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SECRET OF THE TOMB
Cast: Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Dan Stevens, Rebel Wilson, Ricky Gervais, Rachel Harris
Director: Shawn Levy
Writers: Mark Friedman, David Guion
Genre: Adventure / Fantasy / Comedy
Plot: Get ready for the wildest and most adventure-filled Night At the Museum ever as Larry (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.
Cast: Quevenzhane Wallis, Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz, Bobby Cannavale, Rose Byrne, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Director: Will Gluck
Writers: Will Gluck, Aline Brosh McKenna
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Family
Runtime: 118 mins.
Plot: Originally left by her parents as a baby with the promise that they’d be back for her someday, it’s been a hard knock life ever since with her mean foster mom Miss Hannigan (Cameron Diaz). But everything’s about to change when the hard-nosed tycoon and New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks (Jamie Foxx) – advised by his brilliant VP, Grace (Rose Byrne) and his shrewd and scheming campaign advisor, Guy (Bobby Cannavale) – makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in. Stacks believes he’s her guardian angel, but Annie’s self-assured nature and bright, sun-will-come-out-tomorrow outlook on life just might mean it’s the other way around.
AFTER THE FALL
Cast: Wes Bentley, Jason Isaacs, Vinessa Shaw, Hayley Bennett, Audrey Walters
Director: Saar Klein
Writers: Saar Klein, Joe Conway
Genre: Action / Drama
Runtime: 110 mins.
Plot: A suburban father embraces a life of crime in order to support his family.
Cast: Timothy Spall, Paul Jesson, Dorothy Atkinson, Marion Bailey, Karl Johnson, Ruth Sheen
Director: Mike Leigh
Writer: Mike Leigh
Genre: Biography / Drama / History
Runtime: 150 mins.
Plot: An exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner’s life.
GOODBYE TO ALL THAT
Cast: Paul Schneider, Heather Graham, Melanie Lynskey, Anna Camp, Amy Sedaris.
Director: Angus MacLachlan
Writer: Angus MacLachlan
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Runtime: 87 mins.
Plot: Paul Schneider (“Parks and Recreation”) stars as a newly single dad navigating the good, the bad, and the weird of the 30-something singles scene in this whip-smart comedy. When his wife unexpectedly informs him that she wants a divorce, well-meaning but oblivious husband Otto Wall (Schneider) finds himself thrust back into bachelorhood. Cue a hilarious sequence of romantic encounters—from reconnecting with a former crush to online dating—as Otto searches for the real thing amidst a string of one night stands. Directed by the acclaimed writer of “Junebug,” this sexy farce co-stars Anna Camp, Heather Graham, Amy Sedaris, and Melanie Lynskey.
Posted on December 15, 2014, in Movie News, Movies, What's Hitting the Big Screen this Week? and tagged After the Fall, Andy Serkis, Annie, Battle of the Five Armies, Ben Stiller, Bilbo, Cameron Diaz, Goodbye To All That, Heather Graham, Ian McKellen, J.R.R. Tolkien, jamie Foxx, Martin Freeman, Mr. Turner, Night at the Museum, Peter Jackson, Rebel Wilson, Ricky Gervais, Robin Williams, The Hobbit, Timothy Spall, Trailers, Wes Bentley. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.