Sure, when the weather gets colder, you’ll want to snuggle up by the fireplace. But luring you out of the house is Hollywood’s job. So this time of year, there’s a rush of blockbuster movies, award nominees, and star vehicles. Here are five to whet your appetite.
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Avatar: Path of Water
Even if nothing else opens this season, Hollywood will be thrilled with the biggest-grossing sequel of all time. Some played characters who died, such as Weaver returning as a teenager in Na’vi).first place Avatar Director James Cameron, who has marked a major breakthrough in film technology, claims this will be even more of a spectacle (and, as the first of four planned sequels, it would be better if it did). would be nice). December 16th
Antoine Fuqua’s Civil War epic is inspired by the true story of a man who became a potent icon of the abolitionist movement in 1863 when a horrific whiplash was photographed that disfigured his entire back. He won Best Actor and slapped Chris Rock. December 9th
Starring Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie la la land Directed by Damien Chazelle, the comic depicts a moment when silent films were giving way to talkies and Hollywood debauchery was driving the topic of production codes. Running for over three hours (reportedly diminished from the first four-hour cut), the comedy promises jazz-era decadence with murder, suicide, overdoses, rattlesnake wrestling, and cocaine piles. December 23rd
Sarah Polley’s captivating adaptation of Miriam Touse’s 2018 novel about a remote, patriarchal religious colony, where sunlight shines through the barn wall slats where women and girls congregate. I’m in. Women have long remained silent about the abuses at the hands of colonial men. They were taught by their convictions that this was not the place to be questioned or challenged. You will be given an opportunity to discuss your work. December 2
Bill Nighy, a ramrod straight dressed in a bowler hat and pinstripe suit, is Mr. Williams, a buttoned-up widower struggling in a public works office in post-WWII London. His days of shuffling papers as head of a staff of six are immutable and meaningless. , tasked with moving them (and the people who bring them) from department to department.An elegant and exquisitely sad retelling of Kurosawa’s 1953 drama Ukuru (To Live), a gorgeous performance full of period details. December 23rd