The holiday season is perhaps the most awaited time of the year for everyone. The long nights, chilly winds, warm blankets, and delicious food with friends and family is what everyone looks forward to all year round. In the world of filmmaking, the holidays are the perfect time for coveted releases. Following is a list of 2017’s most anticipated movies lined up for you to watch during this holiday season.
Jessica Chastain takes on the role of Molly Bloom, who structured a glitzy Hollywood poker ring yet still succumbed under the pressures of male privilege Molly’s Game is an apt representation of the workings of a male dominated society.
Pitch Perfect 3
The witty Anna Kendrick returns with her gang of misfit a cappella singers as they explore life and triumphs after college.
Two comedic icons, Owen Wilson and Ed Helms embark on a journey to search for their biological father in this hilarious adventure packed flick.
Steven Spielberg directs this masterpiece about the First Amendment issues regarding the publishing of the Pentagon Papers in two of America’s biggest newspapers: The New York Times and the Washington Post. Starring the brilliant Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, this is not one to miss.
A comedic remake of the original blockbuster starring Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson, and Jack Black, this time Jumanji board game takes you into a fantasy realm of video gaming.
The Greatest Showman
A musical based on the life of P. T. Barnum, portrayed by Hugh Jackman, from the writers and music producers of La La Land comes this masterpiece to whisk you away to a land far far away.
The Darkest Hour
Set during the time of World War II Joe Wright’s The Darkest Hour stars Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill as he takes on the role of the newly elected Prime Minister and tries to form a government, save an army and carry out negotiations with Hitler.
Star War: The Last Jedi
Star Wars fans rejoice! The latest installment of the Star Wars series is all set for release on December 15. Carrie Fisher’s last installment taking on the role of the iconic Princess Leia, this release also stars Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, and John Boyega.
A heartwarming animated movie about the life of a young Afghani girl who disguises herself as a boy in an attempt to feed her family, The Breadwinner is produced by Angelina Jolie and directed by Nora Twomey.
The quirky Woody Allen takes on one of the works of Eugene O’Neil with this period story starring Kate Winslet, portraying a woman from Coney Island who gets romantically involved with a lifeguard, played by Justin Timberlake, whilst being married to an alcoholic played by Jim Belushi.
Catch these exciting releases during the month of December and enjoy the finest of what Hollywood has to offer this holiday season.